Pokemans and how to catch them with your phone - friend codes in OP

Lenas

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Ooooh it must be an Alolan one, not a shiny, derp
Yeah, alolan. There are only 4 options from the eggs right now so it's pretty easy to get.

Edit - add my wife while you guys are at it, more eggs from the West coast for ya - 8277 0456 6837

Supposed egg rates:

Meowth: 56.5%
Shrew: 24.5%
Grimer: 15.2%
Vulpix: 3.8%

(Sample size 1,634)
 
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Now have eggs from Hong Kong, Australia and Michigan, thanks guys! Hopefully you got some eggs from me too.
 

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Stops people from selling perfects. However it's a great opportunity to boost high level, shit IV Pokemon. I traded two shit Feebas with my wife and we both ended up with significantly better IV.
Wow so they stopped potential abuse of trading high IV pokemon by giving us a tedious way to reroll IVs...

They need better ways to earn stardust and boost IVs with more ways to use pokemon.
 

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Wow so they stopped potential abuse of trading high IV pokemon by giving us a tedious way to reroll IVs...

They need better ways to earn stardust and boost IVs with more ways to use pokemon.
I wish they would make it possible to level up more of the "lesser" species of Pokemon. In the original games, if I wanted to grind levels on a Butterfree and use it to take out the Elite Four, I could. Sure, it took a lot more grinding, but it was possible.

I want to rape gyms with a Butterfree and have everyone go "whoa I can't believe that guy grinded Butterfree candy for so long!". Sure, make it harder (of course a Tyranitar is going to be stronger for less work) but at least make it possible!
 

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I want to rape gyms with a Butterfree and have everyone go "whoa I can't believe that guy grinded Butterfree candy for so long!". Sure, make it harder (of course a Tyranitar is going to be stronger for less work) but at least make it possible!
If they fixed dodges this would pretty much become possible.
 

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You guys know how this thing tracks travel? I walked around 10km today around town with the game up/screen on and it only registered 3km movement.
 

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Something like it updates your position every 2 minutes to calculate distance, so if you're constantly walking over the top of your previous path, you won't get extra distance. Pacing back and forth between 2 pokestops for example will give you very little distance traveled. The game also updates your client every 4 minutes with how much distance you've added to your egg. A recent change during CD saw that 4 minutes become 8 minutes before it registered in game. So, not sure if it's still 8 minutes, or that was just to remove some server load during CD.
 

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Something like it updates your position every 2 minutes to calculate distance, so if you're constantly walking over the top of your previous path, you won't get extra distance. Pacing back and forth between 2 pokestops for example will give you very little distance traveled. The game also updates your client every 4 minutes with how much distance you've added to your egg. A recent change during CD saw that 4 minutes become 8 minutes before it registered in game. So, not sure if it's still 8 minutes, or that was just to remove some server load during CD.
Nah I didn't double track on anything, GPS signal isn't 100% accurate due to the 30+ story buildings everywhere maybe that's part of the problem.
 

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Walking in a straight line helps too. If you're taking a lot of turns, the slow update rate is going to end up chewing up your distance a bit via the good old Pythagorean theorem.
 

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Is Magmar considered a good catch? I've got a nest that popped up about 1/4km from my apt and was wondering if that was worth dropping lures on.
 

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Is Magmar considered a good catch? I've got a nest that popped up about 1/4km from my apt and was wondering if that was worth dropping lures on.
No, unless you want to save candy for Magmortar.

Almost every pokemon is a bad catch in this game.
 

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His evolution is going to have a really high max CP so it could be useful to browse the nest for a decent one.

Almost every pokemon is a bad catch in this game.
Almost every Pokemon in this game is viable in some way. I just saw a Mewtwo raid done with nothing but Raticates ffs.
 

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9287 7896 9618 here. Add me if you want south Jersey garbage.
 

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My trainer code is 9070 2272 1697 if anyone wants. I got a few gifts I want to get rid of.
 

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If your community day isn't over yet, or hasn't started yet.

I can confirm this is legit. Looks like the stops roll over their quests at intervals though, no idea what that intervals is. Ended the event with 8 shinies, 4 of which have sunglasses.
 

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Finally got my first EX raid pass, Safari Zone Yokosuka is coming up (Assuming I win a slot), 4 different sponsors for pokemon go Special Weekend which will net 8 different Unown, plus community day and Articuno day were both delayed in Japan.

It's going to be a long, Pokemon filled summer.