Interesting facts about Pokémon Go Gotta Catch 'Em All

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Wednesday, 10/08/2016 11:08

After months of anticipation, Pokemon Go is finally out now across various regions. With the popularity of the app skyrocketing, it's clear that a new phenomenon has begun. Here in this article, we rounded up a collection of interesting facts about Pokémon Go Gotta Catch 'Em All. Check out to get more information, news about Pokemon Go, Pokemon figures. Game facts.

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Pokemon are tied to locations by geography and environment.

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Pokémon Go (stylized as Pokémon GO) is a free-to-play, location-based augmented reality game developed by Niantic for iOS and Android devices. It was initially released in selected countries in July 2016. In the game, players use a mobile device's GPS capability to locate, capture, battle, and train virtual creatures, called Pokémon, who appear on the screen as if they were in the same real-world location as the player


Items collection and Pokemon gyms are found at historical and artistic landmarks.


Hatching eggs is tied to walking distance, the same as in the video games.

Sometimes you'll get an egg at a Poke-Stop. Each egg is labeled with how far you need to walk for it to hatch--2 kilometers, 5 kilometers, and so on. To incubate an egg, you must find or purchase an incubator and place the egg inside, then leave the app running (it can be on in the background) while you walk. 


Evolving Pokemon requires you catch more of them.

Every Pokemon caught comes with one Evolution Shard and requires a specific number of them to evolve. For example, to evolve Pikachu to Raichu, you will need to catch 15 more Pikachus in order to collect 15 more Evolution Shards. According to the team, there will be a cap on how many Pokemon you can catch and hold, but once you have all the Evolution Shards you will be able to set redundant Pokemon free to make space.

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Pokemon Gyms aren't NPC fighting rings rather they are asynchronous multiplayer PvP areas. Pokemon Gyms, like Poke-Stops, are also tied to monuments and other well-known sites. 


Pokemon Go players can use a small clip-on device to collect items and catch Pokemon without keeping their phone out.

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As long as the app is running, players can still collect goods without actively using their phone by using a small clip-on device similar to a FitBit. When players pass a Poke-Stop or Pokemon on their commute, a small light on the device will light up what color it is depends on what you're passing, be it creature or consumables. You press the light to collect whatever it is, and then when you're safely at your destination you can check your phone to see what you got.

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