Catching, Hatching & Evolving Pokémon
Finding & Catching Wild Pokémon
Finding wild PokémonYour device will vibrate to alert you when a wild Pokémon has appeared on the Map. If you don’t see any Pokémon nearby, ...
How do I find specific Pokémon?
You may want to find and catch specific Pokémon to fill up your Pokédex, collect Candy to power up one of your favorite Pokémon, or complete...
Incubators & Hatching Pokémon Eggs
When gathering items at PokéStops, you may find a Pokémon Egg. Place the Egg in an Incubator, and the Egg will hatch into a Pokémon as you w...
Viewing a Pokémon Summary
The Pokémon summary provides detailed information about the characteristics that make your Pokémon unique. You can evolve, Power Up, and mak...
Appraising your Pokémon
Pokémon GO’s appraisal system allows you to assess the potential of your Pokémon. To appraise a Pokémon:In Map View, tap the Main Menu ...
Powering Up Pokémon
Powering up Pokémon you’ve caught increases their CP and HP. You can power up a Pokémon with Stardust and Candy, which you can acquire ...
Catching Pokémon in AR+ mode
Bring Pokémon GO to the real world like never before AR+ mode is an enhanced version of Pokémon GO’s augmented realit...
What are Shiny Pokémon?
Shiny Pokémon are rare variants of Pokémon that are differently colored than other Pokémon of their species. If you’re lucky, you may random...
As you catch more Pokémon, you may transfer some of them to Professor Willow to free up your Pokémon storage. You’ll receive Candy in exchan...
Evolving your Pokémon
Every time you catch a Pokémon of a particular species, you’ll receive Candy for that species. Evolution requires a different amount of Cand...
Searching & Filtering your Pokémon Inventory
As your Pokémon collection grows, you can use keyword searches to quickly and easily narrow down the list of Pokémon that you have caught.SE...
Tagging your Pokémon Inventory
As your Pokémon collection grows, you can use tags to categorize and easily access your Pokémon based on characteristics you are most intere...
[Video] Catching Pokémon
Explore the topics discussed in this tutorial. Learn more about finding and catching wild Pokémon.
[Video] Powering Up and Evolving Pokémon
Explore the topics discussed in this tutorial. Learn more about selecting a buddy Pokémon and powering up, transfe...
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