Note: For Apple Users, this release will show as version 1.197 in the App Store.

Last updated: March 7, 2022

Release notes may be posted before the release is available to all Trainers. Please check your app store for the latest version of Pokémon GO available to you.


  • Fixed an issue where sometimes after forfeiting a Friend battle, a Trainer could no longer receive invitations to Friend battles
  • Fixed an issue where sometimes opponent avatars or Pokémon from previous battles appeared in the current battle
  • Fixed an issue where super effective Charged Attacks would sometimes not count for task completion

Quality of Life

  • Gyms and PokéStops will now be visually different depending on whether you are within 40m, within 80m, or out of range of the location. This change is visual only and will not impact gameplay
  • Recalibrated recommended Pokémon for a Raid to also take low HP into account

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where after an Egg hatched, on the Pokémon Storage screen Trainers were directed to, they could not long press to select multiple Pokémon at once
  • Fixed an issue causing the Egg hatch animation to play incorrectly on some devices
  • Fixed an issue where when an Event Pokémon is hatched from an Egg, the animation will not show the Event version
  • Fixed an issue where some Trainers who had opted into receiving push notifications were not receiving them
  • Mitigated an issue where the Pokéball Menu did not display for some Trainers on certain devices
  • Fixed an issue where the dialogue for Professor Willow did not always automatically appear when new research was received