Finding, Evolving & Hatching
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...
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 Pok&ea...
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...
Viewing the Pokédex
The Pokédex keeps track of the Pokémon you’ve seen and caught. Use the Pokédex to learn more about the different species of Pokémon and thei...
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...
Explore the outdoors with an experience that matches the real-world weather!Pokémon GO responds to the real-world weather conditions ...
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 ...
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...
Shadow Pokémon & Purified Pokémon
Shadow Pokémon are abandoned by members of Team GO Rocket after you’ve defeated them in battle, giving you a chance to encounter and ...
Lures Modules are items you can use to enhance PokéStops. Installing a Lure will attract wild Pokémon to a PokéStop. Un...
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...
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...
Taking AR Photos with GO Snapshot
The GO Snapshot feature lets you take AR photos of your Pokémon.Taking a GO SnapshotTo take an AR photo of a Pokémon you’ve ca...
What are Strange Eggs, and how do I obtain them?
Strange Eggs are Eggs collected by Team GO Rocket. These Eggs generally hatch Poison-type Pokémon, Dark-type Pokémon, or Pok&e...
Why didn't I get a Strange Egg after defeating a Team GO Rocket Leader?
To receive a Strange Egg after defeating a Team GO Rocket Leader, you’ll need to have space in your Egg inventory, Item Bag, and Poké...
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...
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