Note: For Apple Users, this release will show as version 0.131 in the App Store.
Last updated: January 22, 2020
Release notes may be posted before the release is available to all players. Please check your app store for the latest version of Pokémon GO available to you.
Pokémon eligible for trade Evolution can now be searched using the search term “tradeevolve”
Attack and Defense stats changes are now cleared after swapping during combat
During battle, when two Pokémon use Charged Attacks at the same time, the Pokémon with the higher Attack stat will go first. If two Pokémon have the same Attack stat, a random Pokémon will go first.
Removed EX Raid-eligible tag on Gyms with already scheduled EX Raids
Updates to Team Go Rocket Leader Shadow Pokémon encounter logic
Minor visual and audio updates to the Buddy Adventure feature
New ways to engage in Trainer Battles
Resolved an issue causing Galaxy S10 devices running Android 10 to crash when entering AR+ mode
The “Walk together” category under “Total Activities” now updates more frequently
In-game notifications for when your buddy collects a candy now direct you to the new Buddy Profile page
Fixed a bug where the “Swap Buddies” button on the Buddy Profile page was incorrectly greyed out
Fixed an issue where buddy walk distance could display as a negative value
The “Total days” counter now accurately tracks total days spent with your buddy on the Buddy Profile page
Feeding berries to a buddy is now possible on a rotated device
Fixed instances when the Rocket Radar view could be superimposed on the normal Map View
Fixed an issue where a Team GO Rocket dialogue screen could appear when attempting to exit a Team GO Rocket battle
Added improvements to the Pokémon GO Plus automatic disconnect function
Your buddy must now be on the Map to receive a “Battle together” Affection heart, matching the existing description of the activity
Fixed a bug where Trainers could earn a “Visit a new place” Affection heart by spinning the Photo Disk at a previously visited Gym
Fixed an issue where a Best Buddy Ribbon would not appear on Buddy Pokémon when first reaching the Best Buddy level
Please see our Known Issues page for a regularly updated list of issues currently being investigated by our engineering team. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of all issues we are aware of or working to fix, but rather a list of issues currently affecting the most players.
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