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Can I change my trainer name?
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Yes! Beginning with the August 8th update, you can change your name once. Remember it must be between 4 and 15 characters long.

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What are all the factors which affect catch chance?
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Factors that affect catch rate: Pokemon species Pokemon level - Details Type of Pokeball used Normal Great Ultra Master (100%) Razz Berry used or not Curve ball bonus - Details Nice / Great / ...

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Is there a way to tell how many of a certain Pokemon I have caught?
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Yes! This is available under your Pokedex, or Pokemon Index. Click the Pokeball at the bottom of your screen, choose Pokedex, then select a Pokemon: But the caveat is you also see how many you've ...

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Why don't eggs from Pokestops appear in the Journal?
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Update: The August 8th update has added hatches to the Journal. It's not yet confirmed if eggs get added to the journal from Pokestops though, which I know your original question was asking about. I ...

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Incubated but not hatched egg
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You most likely could have got your Pokemon. Sort your Pokemon by "recent" and look for a blue glow that indicates a Pokemon is recently added. In the event your egg really disappeared, the answer ...

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What's wrong with my curveball?
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Update August 8th Curveballs seem to work only by themself. They still don't stack consistently. Curveball + Throw Bonus yields only the Throw Bonus Curveball by itself yields only the Curveball ...

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Why two Zubats with same CP has diferent CP bar?
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This is because the IV for these two Pokemon are different. IV Calculator Perfect IV's means that a pokemon has the best possible stats for its species, and therefore, has the potential to reach ...

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What is the advantage of having a high CP Pokemon (such as one with CP 3000)?
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What's the advantage of having a 2000 CP Pokemon? A player with 700 CP Pokemon could eventually knock you out of the Gym? Or a team of people with 400 CP Pokemon? Your logic could be applied to all ...

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Playing pokemon go in two devices in two different countries
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Yes, they will soft ban you (or permanently). You should use separate accounts. There's no way to differentiate between legitimate account sharers and people who location spoof / hack. If you must, ...

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In Pokemon Go, when can I join a gym it is already occupied by my own team?
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Every Gym has a level, indicated by a certain amount of prestige. When a Gym is level 2 and there is only one trainer in the Gym, you can join that Gym. But if there are 2 trainers in a Gym and the ...

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Why can I collect items from Pokestops but Pokemon keep running away?
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If you are able to use Pokestops and battle in Gyms, you are not soft banned. If you're noticing a lot of Pokemon running away, this could be due to your level being so high. When you're high level, ...

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What changed in the evolution animation?
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I did some timings. I started the time at the white flash and ended it when the actions screen is able to be pressed. These results aren't comphrehensive but it gives you a good idea. About ~21-22 ...

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Do the pokemons appear stronger by the time of the day?
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Kiwi's answer goes off a single player's experience. Data from 2 million Pokemon spawns confirms this, time of day does not relate to Pokemon spawns. Source: SilphRoad

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Is it possible to trade Pokemon with other trainers?
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No, this is currently not a feature in the game. However, this is forthcoming: Pokémon Go will eventually allow players to trade Pokémon CEO John Hanke recently told Business Insider that the ...

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How do you make an account for Pokemon Go
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Download the app here: iOS or Android Open it and you'll see a screen that says "Sign up with". You can then select either to sign up using your Google account or make a Pokemon Club account.

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i have two accounts can i sync them?
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No, this is not possible. You must continue to use your Google login if you want the progress associated with that account. You could try to contact them.

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No visible leaves on Pokemon go screen
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Sometimes leaves simply don't appear. They're not guaranteed to be there, nor are they guaranteed to be in the same spot every time. Most importantly, Pokemon aren't guaranteed to spawn where you ...

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Is there a way to see how long you have held a gym for?
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No, this is not currently a feature in the game. However, using some common sense, you could always estimate this yourself. It heavily depends on how often you play, myself I check on the app every ...

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Do I need to go out often to play Pokemon Go?
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I've taken the last few days to actually play the game and figure this out for myself. Can you play without going out often? NO I'm talking about the average player, not someone who wants to buy a ...

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