Trainers, Pokémon GO has been updated to version 0.35.0:
– Implemented Pokémon Appraisal: Trainers will now be able to learn about a Pokémon’s attack and defense capabilities from their Team Leader (Candela, Blanche or Spark) to determine which of their Pokémon have the most potential for battle.
– We are still working hard on several new and exciting features to come in the future of Pokémon GO.
– Minor bot fixes
Changes to Pokémon Moves
- Old move Psybeam has been removed and replaced with Hyper Beam
- Mud Shot has been removed and replaced with Mud Slap
- Dragon Breath has been totally removed.
- Stomp has been replaced with Brick Break
- Play Rough has been removed and replaced with Dazzling Gleam
- Acid has been totally removed.
- Hurricane has been removed and replaced with Blizzard
Potion Drop Rates Increased
This one wasn’t a game file change, but was confirmed by people observing and testing the theory. Many users have reported that they are getting more potions from Pokéstops.
Regional Pokémon Spawn Rate Increased
Many trainers were seeing more and more of the region specific Pokémon spawning. Players in the USA and Australia first noticed this and it was confirmed when UK players we’re out and about and were able to catch many more Mr Mimes.
Based on changes to one of the master game files it looks like you will now still take 25% of the damage, even if you successfully dodge an attack. This should make defending gyms a little bit easier for people.
Faster Egg Hatching
Trainers were also reporting that they were finding updates to the distance travelled on Eggs updating more often giving players faster egg hatching. Previously the distance travelled would update at an interval of around 3-5 minutes meaning if you went around a bend or corner the game would only track the straight line from A to B. Now, people are reporting that the distance travelled is being updated in as little as 12 seconds meaning that you should get a lot more registered when out and about.
Rare Pokémon Spawn Rate Increased
As well as an increase in the region specific Pokémon spawning, it appears that the rare Pokémon spawn rate has also been increased. Players from all across the world are reporting that while out and about they are seeing many more rare Pokémon. This doesn’t mean that the Pokémon aren’t still running from them!
Venusaur, Charizard, Blastoise, Pikachu, and many other Pokémon have been discovered on planet Earth!
Now’s your chance to discover and capture the Pokémon all around you—so get your shoes on, step outside, and explore the world. You’ll join one of three teams and battle for the prestige and ownership of Gyms with your Pokémon at your side.
Pokémon are out there, and you need to find them. As you walk around a neighborhood, your smartphone will vibrate when there’s a Pokémon nearby. Take aim and throw a Poké Ball… You’ll have to stay alert, or it might get away!
Catching, hatching, evolving, and more
As you level up, you’ll be able to catch more-powerful Pokémon to complete your Pokédex. You can add to your collection by hatching Pokémon Eggs based on the distances you walk. Help your Pokémon evolve by catching many of the same kind.
Take on Gym battles and defend your Gym
As your Charmander evolves to Charmeleon and then Charizard, you can battle together to defeat a Gym and assign your Pokémon to defend it against all comers.
It’s time to get moving – your real-life adventures await!
Note: This app is free-to-play and is optimized for smartphones, not tablets.
You are about to download the Pokemon Go app for Android.Download
Other versions of this APK: