Pokémon Go Questions & Answers

Travel between the real world and the virtual world of Pokémon with Pokémon Go for iPhone and Android devices! With Pokémon Go, you'll discover Pokémon in a whole new world, your own! Join Trainers across the globe who are discovering Pokémon as they explore the world around them.

This section is for frequently asked questions, help and tips. If you are looking for help relating to Pokémon Go, a list of questions that people have already asked can be found below.


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For a very long time, Pokemon games have stuck to a very similar formula that has served the franchise very well over the years. Pokemon Go was a major shift in direction by turning the process of catching wild Pokemon into a real life Augmented Reality (AR) experience. The popularity of Pokemon Go exploded overnight. The game servers were unable to handle the massive stress and it took many months…


I have noticed lately that when i catch a Pokemon in Pokemon Go a bunch of gold stars will fly out of the Pokeball. I thought it was something to do with a shiny, but none of them are every shiny. What does it mean when gold stars come out of the Pokeball?

I have already used the name trick to evolve an Eevee to an Espeon. I have the research tasks now that requires me to evolve Eevee to Espeon during the day. How do you make this happen? Is it just hit and miss and I have to hope that I eventuslle get the right evolution?

Hoow do you evolve an evolved grass type pokemon? The sentence isnt making any sense to me.

I am going through the special research tasks as part of the quest line for mew. The latest round has asked me to catch a ditto. I have yet to come across one of these and I have caught a lot of Pokemon so far. How do you catch a ditto?

I know you get to see your current streak when you spin a stop or catch a Pokemon for the first time each day but what about after that? I forget what my current streak is and want to check to make sure I use an egg on the right day. Is there a way […]

My phone battery isnt great, hatching pokemon eggs is difficult because the battery drains so quickly. If i were to get a pokemon Go Plus tracker, does it allow me to hatch eggs without needing to have my phone screen turned on?