The Map View is your window into the Pokémon GO world, and reflects your current location in the real world. 



  1. Weather boosts: Displays the current weather conditions and weather boosts in effect.

  2. Compass: Toggles the viewing direction in Map View. You can switch between a north-viewing direction and auto-rotation, which follows your viewing direction.

  3. Campfire: Tap to be taken to the Campfire App, which shows nearby Raids, schedule Meetups or light a Flare, learn more about Niantic Campfire.

  4. Pokémon GO Bluetooth Devices: See the current status of your connected Bluetooth device and tap to connect or disconnect (appears when paired).

  5. Active Bonuses: Displays any active item bonuses (such as Mega Evolution, Incense or Star Pieces) and the remaining time (only appears when a bonus is active).

  6. Team GO Rocket Radar and Super Radar: Tap to view a map of Team GO Rocket hideouts and challenge the Team GO Rocket Leads and Boss (only appears if equipped in the Item Bag).

  7. Daily Adventure Incense: Tap to activate your daily, free Adventure Incense for 15 minutes (only appears if you haven’t used it for the day).

  8. Today View: See important information about what’s currently happening in Pokémon GO, including your Timed, Field and Special Research Tasks.

  9. Nearby Menu: Displays Pokémon located nearby, both in the wild and at Gyms. Tap to open and see more nearby Pokémon, PokéStop Showcases and Raids.

  10. Main Menu: Tap to access settings, news, your Item Bag, the Pokédex, the in-app shop, the Battle menu, or your Pokémon inventory.

  11. Buddy Pokémon: This is your active Buddy Pokémon, earn Candy as you travel together and interact with them to increase your Buddy Level.

  12. Trainer Menu: Tap to see Pokémon GO progress and achievements, change your Avatar’s outfit, change your Buddy Pokémon.

  13. Trainer Avatar: Your Trainer avatar represents your location in the Real World.

  14. Interaction Radius: This white ring represents the area in which wild Pokémon will appear as you explore the real world. The pink ring extends to the distance in which you can interact with PokéStops and Gyms.

  15. PokéStops: Real-world locations where Trainers can acquire items such as Poké Balls, Potions, and/or Eggs or participate in PokéStop Showcases.

  16. Gyms: Locations where you can participate in Raids, battle other teams’ Pokémon or leave a Pokémon to defend your team’s gym.