Questions tagged [pokemon-go]

A 2016 location based augmented reality game for Android and iOS by Niantic. Players utilize their GPS and (semi-optionally) camera to locate, battle, capture, and train Pokémon whist walking around. Use this tag for questions about the Pokémon Go app and/or Pokémon Go Plus, the Bluetooth wristband peripheral. For general Pokémon questions, please use the [pokemon-series] tag

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Can a Pokémon be both Shiny and Lucky?

With the newest update, traded Pokémon have a chance to be Lucky. Can Shiny Pokémon also become Lucky? So far all I have found is speculation, some saying that it is possible, and others saying it is ...
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What are the chances of getting a lucky Pokémon?

With the last update, Niantic added the Lucky Pokémons, which have unique sparkling background and reduced stardust cost when powering up. They can be obtained trading normal Pokémons, and the chances ...
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Does special research expire?

I currently have the special research "A Mythical Discovery." I'm wondering if this will expire at a certain date or is replaced by something else eventually.
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What advantages or differences do lucky Pokémon have?

With the latest update, Niantic added a brand new kind of quality for Pokémon. Will they appear in the wild as shiny Pokémon do? Can all Pokémon right now be lucky? Are there any differences apart ...
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How do I log into Pokemon Go if my Gmail account was deactivated?

I had created a Pokemon Go account using a school email account way back when the game came out and I didn't foresee that it would eventually be deleted. I am aware that you can swap emails if you use ...
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"Knocked out" Vs "Fought hard and returned" [duplicate]

So I recently managed to put a few Pokemon into several gyms the other night, and over the past few days, they have returned. However, some have returned with Pokecoins, and some haven't. So far the ...
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Max number of gifts

I currently have 10 gifts in my inventory and even after spinning 20+ Pokestops i didn't get any more! So I was wondering: Is there a max number of gifts I can have in my inventory?
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I walked 20 km with feebas in Pokemon go and I still didn't get 100 candies. Why?

My Feebas is of 140 cp, my current level is 28. I walked 20 km with Feebas in Pokemon go and I still didn't get 100 candies. Can somebody help me with what problem I might be having?
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After trading pokémon, what is the range of new IVs?

Niantic says that after a trade, the pokémon's IVs will be rerolled. The new values will be within a range of the old IVs, and the friendship level will affect the final IVs. Is there anything ...
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Is there a way to see how many coins you have of your daily limit?

If one of your pokemon is kicked out of a gym, you get up to 50 poke coins per day. But sometimes you miss the notification that one of your pokemon has ben knocked out and so you lose the count of ...
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How does the bugged implementation of gifting affect friendship levels?

I understand there is a bug. Niantic Support Reddit/r/TheSilphRoad I can't really describe the bug other than by saying that friendship levels aren't increasing as originally explained by Niantic. ...
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Will trading count towards mythical research Catch a Ditto?

I have to catch a ditto for mythical research, so does trading for one count? Im on 5/8 for my research.
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Can you send someone a gift if they haven't opened the last one you sent?

I want to store gifts from far away friends until I have an open egg slot. I'm curious if they will get an error if they try to send me a new gift the next day. (if I haven't opened the old one yet)
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How much stardust is required for each type of trade?

Now that trading is available in the game, we are able to trade our Pokemon with other people. Trading a Pokemon requires a specific amount of stardust which is apparently more important depending on ...
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Do traded Pokemon count as caught Pokemon?

My friend and I still both need the gold dragon medal (Dragon Tamer). Assuming we have enough stardust, can we just trade Dratini back and forth all day to increase our count and get the gold?
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How many candies will I recieve when trading Pokémon that do not contain a capture location?

When you trade Pokémon with other trainers, the amount of candy you receive is based on the distance between the two Pokémon. Niantic Support The amount of Candy you earn depends on the distance ...
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Is there a limit to how many gifts I can open per day?

I have read through Niantic's support regarding the new feature which allows you to send and receive gifts. Based on the support link, you are limited to sending a single gift per friend each day. ...
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Can all gifts contain Eggs?

If there is no free space in the Egg inventory, it's impossible to obtain an Alola Egg. Is this checked when the Gift is received whether you open it or not (much like the eggs), or it is checked at ...
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What Pokemon can you hatch from the gift eggs? [duplicate]

With the recent addition of friends and giving items, also a new egg has been introduced: a 7km egg hatching new Pokemon (source). Who are these Pokemon exactly?
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What are the odds of getting a gift from a Pokestop or gym?

This morning I did my normal bike ride from home to work, spinning 6-7 stops and 3 gyms. I obtained 3 gifts from the stops, 0 from the gyms. I know this is far from representative, but in general, ...
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How are EX-Raid Passes Given Out?

What are the rules by which EX Raid passes are given out in Pokemon Go? Is there some way to maximize my odds of being able to get one? I got one last Community Day, and while I caught Mewtwo that ...
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Pokemon GO Startup Problems [duplicate]

I'm having trouble getting Pokemon GO to run on my phone, it's stuck on a loading screen that has the "Pokemon GO" logo at the top, a cancel button ("X") at the bottom and a spinny ball in the middle ...
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Red Eyed Aron in Pokémon Go

I recently caught an Aron with red eyes. If I evolve it, does it lose its special eyes? Do the eyes have a function or is it just for looks?
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Why can’t I evolve my Feebas?

I made it my buddy and I have 106 candies, now it says I have to walk my buddy 20 more km. So I removed my buddy and replaced it with something else and it still would not evolve, can someone help?
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How will Exeggcute evolve?

With the recent addition of the Alolan Exeggutor form, will Exeggcute evolve to the old form, or the new one (with a different move pool and types)? It will not be like the main series, because it ...
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What is 'IV range' in relation to IVs? Is one more important than the other?

I am attempting to catch strong pokemon in Pokemon Go. I have heard that a pokemon with max IV is strong. I know what IVs are, but what is IV range? Is it necessary?
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Charged TM keeps giving me the same two moves

I have a level 35 Gyarados with perfect IVs but it had Crunch as the charge move so I wanted to change it to Hydro Pump. I had 6 charge TM lying around so I decided to roll the dice and use them. I ...
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Will Feebas' distance travelled still count towards the evolution requirement if I unbuddy it now?

Feebas can be evolved to Milotic with 100 candies after walking 20km with it. I've walked mine 20km, but I still lack candies and I would rather walk another Pokemon until I get those 100 candies. ...
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Cannot receive reward for field-research

Today I am on the last day of the field-research quests. I have already collected about 8 stamps today but I still cannot receive the reward: nothing happens if I click on the big orange button. If ...
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What is this animation and why is it happening? [duplicate]

This showed up while I was playing Pokémon Go and I walked into the cloud, but nothing happened. I walked away and came back, still nothing. I think it might be a glitch. Has anybody out there seen ...
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Delaying field research quests

It it wise or even possible to not turn in completed field research quests in order to turn them in on another day? For example I'm in a highly active area on a Saturday and usually busy during the ...
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What do the small black stars mean on my Flaaffy?

When I caught it, it had three tiny stars to the left of the CP and it’s light pink, not the regular color
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Which legendaries can you get from field research breakthroughs?

I know these achievement packs can give first generation legendaries. Does it give legendaries from other generations as well?
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Do some pokemon players not see all pokestops?

My son and I play Pokemon Go together. I use a google account and he has a PTC account, as he is under 13. We each have our own Android device. On his game, he does not see the Starbucks stops. Is ...
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Can appearing research Pokemon retreat?

I've heard that the special field research Pokemon appearing (Mew) can't retreat so everyone will get it. How about the field research Pokemon? So far I've catched all from my field research tasks and ...
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Special Evolution items

Is there any reason to keep special evolution items after I've used each of them? Sun Stone, King's Rock, Metal Coat, Dragon Scale, Up-Grade
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Should I prioritize Pokémon on their base strengths or try and shore up a weaker stat? [duplicate]

I have two Beldum and I'm trying to decide which one to evolve into a Metagross. Their stats are.... Beldum #1). 15 attack, 15 defense, 14 stamina Beldum #2). 15 attack, 14 defense, 15 stamina So ...
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Is Special Research the only way to obtain Mew?

Niantic doesn't specifically say whether Special Research is the only way to obtain Mew. Although we assume it is, is there any confirmation?
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What kind of Field Research quests are there?

I have seen a couple of predictable Field Research quests, like "catch X of Y", but also less normal quests, like "spin 3 PokéStop you haven't visited before". What are all the different type of ...
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Can gyms give you Field Research?

I live close to a gym and spin it often for items. Can I spin it to give me field research quests?
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Do high CP Pokemon spawn more often after a long day of playing Pokemon go?

I found High CP Pokemons more often after walking long distances and capturing Pokemon gyms. Do you think the game spawns more High CP Pokemon depending on the amount of XP gained recently? It might ...
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Does a change in moveset change the CP?

I may use my TM's on my Pokemons but will a change in the moveset change the combat power of my Pokemon?
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Is there any benefit to using the same Pokemon all the time, increasing the 'battles won' statistic?

I have a Gengar which I use a lot. Should I use other Pokemon more, or does sticking to one Pokemon bring additional benefits? For example, am I increasing the likelihood of getting Gengar candies on ...
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Is there any benefit to feeding a Pokemon 10 golden razz berries?

Will 10 raspberries increase the HP of the Pokemon drastically after each fight, just like feeding them to Pokemon with low HP?
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Pokemon Go iPhone - deleting accounts from sign-in screen

I have an iPhone and have the max number of accounts (10) - I want to delete 3 of these, as they are friends that have used my phone previously but no longer play. When I try to add another account, ...
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Transferring event Pokemon

My grandson has caught 15 or so of the event pokemon and it won't let me transfer them. How can I get rid of some of these?
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What is the criteria for feeding berries?

I like feeding Pokemon with berries on gyms. However, it is not always allowed to feed them. I already know that you cant feed more than 10 in a certain period of time. I also know that you can't ...
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Which current raid bosses have the potential for being shiny to catch after it’s defeated?

Ex: If I take down a Snorunt raid boss, is there a chance it could be shiny when it’s catch time? Or is a shiny snorunt only possible by catching in the wild? (Same question for Sableye, Swablu, ...
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Which Pokémon have a further evolution that isn't yet available?

My motivation behind this question is to know which candy I should be collecting to be able to evolve Pokémon once their evolutions become available.
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How often Niantic update map in Pokemon GO? [closed]

I'm trying to improve my chances in getting Ex-raid pass in Pokemon GO. What I've figured out from research is that Ex-raid passes are given to (some) players that had raided Gyms in parks. Since ...

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