Everything about Pokemon Go: How to Play Pokemon Go
The crazy augmented reality game Pokmon Go is already a smash hit and is spreading like wildfire. With the game available for both iOS and Android users, Pokemon Go is a craze in the USA, Australia, New Zealand in a matter of one week since its launch. Most of us must be contemplating how to play Pokemon Go and what is the best technique to catch Pikachu 😀 Well here we present to you everything that you need know about Pokemon Go and it’s how to guide.
Pokemon Go is developed by mobile gaming company Ninatic Inc, headquartered in San Fransisco. To being playing firstly install the app. When you are good to go you shall be briefed by Professor Willow about the game and catching of either a Charmander, Squirtle, or Bulbasaur, which are three starter pokémon.
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How to Catch Pokemon ?
After the introduction, all you need to do is open the app and simply walk around. The app shall make a buzz whenever pokémon are around. Once you tap on the pokémon visible on the map, you shall be directed to Pokemon catching screen or interface. You shall notice that a Pokemon is surrounded by a ring which could be of three colors viz. Green, Yellow, and Red. The color of the ring has difficulty level attached to it. Green color ring implies that the Pokemon is easy to catch, Yellow color of the ring implies you need to work a little more to catch Pokemon, while Red color ring Pokemon are the hardest to catch.
All Pokémon come with different CP i.e. Combat Power levels, which determines the power levels of pokémon. In order to increase their CP you shall need stardust, that is obtained from each Pokemon that you catch and, and then a specific candy, which you can get by catching duplicates pokémon.
What is a Pokestop in Pokemon Go?
Pokéstops are important places on the map to stop by and get items that are important to the game. You can find and collect items like pokéballs, potions, revives, and eggs (which can be hatched by walking around). One can choose to activate lure modules at pokéstops, by doing so the likelihood of Pokemon being seen their increases. You can by collect some items with Pokecoing that you get or you make choose to make in-app purchases.
How do I level my character up in Pokemon Go?
The answer to it is that you shall with all the experience that you gather at each and every move you make in catching the pokémon, or paying a visit at pokeshop, or fighting at a gym, all these activities shall increase your character level. Once you reach a new level you shall receive gifts. Once you reach level five, you shall be provided with a chance to choose from one of the three color-coded factions: red Team Valor, yellow Team Instinct, and blue Team Mystic, and also have the opportunity to battle other trainers in gyms.
What are Gyms in Pokemon Go?
Gyms are in-game real locations, which are a famous or prominent in your area where you can battle other trainers. You can select a pokémon that you have captured and train against the other members of your team,that shall raise the prestige points linked with the gym. The more you have prestige points the more shall be the opportunity to station the Pokemon at the gym. This will eventually give you high daily bonuses of stardust and pokécoins. If there is a gym held by rival factions, then you need to battle for it. If you are successful in defeating you have the chance to lower the gym’s prestige, but you may return it to a neutral level. You can leave a Pokemon there to deal with new challenges at the gym as well. Battle at the gym increases Pokemon’s their CP and HP.
How do I battle in Pokemon Go?
One can use one of two attacks; either it could be tapping on the rival pokémon, or tap-and-hold for a special attack once the meter has filled. One top of that, you can evade enemy attacks by swiping left and right. The battle shall continue till one of the pokémon faints. You should always remember the standard Pokemon damage rule, i.e. water pokémon are effective against fire types, fire against grass, etc. You can use the potion that you collected from pokeshop to heal a hurt pokemon.