Capture Bonus Chart

Thanks to wonderful researches at Gamepress, we are finally aware of how and how much Berries, Pokeballs, Throws and Medals influence our chance to successfully capture a Pokemon. This page is a simplified version of the original Gamepress research efforts, intended for quick reference. Chance to catch a Pokemon is always less than 100% and is … Read more

Breeding

Pokémon GO Breeding is still not released, however, we created this page to help understand the breeding mechanics from other Pokémon Games and how it works. There is a lot of confusion about how Breeding worked in the core games, especially in the Egg groups section, so let’s clarify that. This page will be updated with Breeding … Read more

Experience Points, Levels and Gyms

Players earn experience points for various in-game activities. Players rise in level as they earn experience points (XP), with various features being progressively unlocked. Most notably, at level five, the player can battle at a Pokémon Gym and join one of three color-coded teams (red for Team Valor, blue for Team Mystic, or yellow for … Read more

In-Game Purchases

Although the game is free to play, it supports in-app purchases, where players can purchase additional Poké Balls and other in-game items. These items include Incense (which attract Pokémon to you as you move for thirty minutes), Lure Modules, which you have to use at PokéStops to attract Pokémon to your current location near the … Read more

The ultimate goal

The ultimate goal of the game is to complete the entries in the Pokédex, a comprehensive Pokémon logbook, by catching and evolving them to collect every one in it.

About the game

Pokemon Go is nothing like the Game Boy game you remember – it’s a free mobile game that lets you see tiny creatures called Pokemon through the window of your phone, as if they existed in the real world. Then, you can catch them. (One player says they’ve already caught ’em all.) It’s also wildly … Read more

Available Countries

So far, the game has been released in: Albania Argentina Australia Austria Bahrain Bangladesh Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia Botswana Brazil Belgium Bulgaria Burkina Faso Brunei Cambodia Canada Cape Verde Chad Chile Colombia Costa Rica Cote d’Ivoire Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Estonia Falkland Islands Federated States of Micronesia Fiji Finland … Read more

About the Plus device

The Pokémon Go Plus is a Bluetooth Low Energy wearable device, developed by Nintendo’s Platform Technology Development division, that allows players to perform certain actions in the game without looking at their smart device. When a player is near a Pokémon or PokéStop, the Plus vibrates. The player can then press the button to capture … Read more

Reviews and Critics

Pokémon Go was released to mixed reviews; critics praised the concept, but criticized technical problems. It was one of the most used and profitable mobile apps in 2016, having been downloaded more than 500 million times worldwide by the end of the year. It is credited with popularizing location-based and AR technology, promoting physical activity, … Read more

About the Anime

Pokémon (short for pocket monster) is a franchise owned by Nintendo and began life in the mid 90’s as a game for the Game Boy. The game centered on fictional characters know as Pokemon which humans (Pokémon Trainers) catch and train to battle each other. The Japanese franchise became well known for its unique graphics … Read more