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Old 08-08-2016, 03:02 PM
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Default Pokemon Go - Strategy/Tips Discussion Thread

So what are your strategies and/or tips?

Here are mine:

- Only use power-ups on fully-evolved stuff.
- Incense is for parks and nowhere else.
- Power-ups go to the lowest CP fully-evolved Pokemon, unless there's no more candy.
- Always transfer every single weaker duplicate unless it's Eevee, in which case, start transferring from the fourth one onwards.
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uu: WELL PLAYED "SIS!"
uu: YOu CHECKMATED MY QuEEN!
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uu: THIS IS SO FuCKING FuNNY.
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UU: not at the gUile of yoUr little ploy, bUt by the fact that yoU actUally seem to think this was a clever rUse.
UU: it is jUst so painfUlly daft, i...
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UU: how can yoU claim this as a legitimate strategy?
UU: yoU broke the rUles!
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Old 08-08-2016, 03:53 PM
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Default Re: Pokemon Go - Strategy/Tips Discussion Thread

If you're going to evolve Pokémon, evolve them all at once and use a Lucky Egg while doing so. Also evolve a bunch of Pidgeys and Rattatas with all that extra candy you no doubt have. Each evolution gives you 500 XP, and with the Lucky Egg bonus that's 1000 XP. I once gained three levels in the space of 30 minutes just by going on an evolution spree like this.
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Old 08-08-2016, 07:55 PM
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Always use the 3-use incubators on the 10km eggs because then you can use your infinite-use one on the 2km ones without running out of uses before the 10km ones hatch.
Replace 10km or 2km with 5km above if you've run out of either of them.
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Old 08-08-2016, 08:08 PM
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Throwing curveballs is easy once you get the hang of it, and generally ends up being more accurate. Especially against strong pokémon at high levels, when straight throws start randomly curving out of the way - curveballs don't do that, and it ends up saving a lot of balls.
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- Incense is for parks and nowhere else.
Actually, incense spawns Pokémon much more frequently when you're moving above a certain speed. I use it when I'm on the train home and get about a spawn a minute. I got a 1k CP Vaporeon once :O
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If you're going to evolve Pokémon, evolve them all at once and use a Lucky Egg while doing so. Also evolve a bunch of Pidgeys and Rattatas with all that extra candy you no doubt have. Each evolution gives you 500 XP, and with the Lucky Egg bonus that's 1000 XP. I once gained three levels in the space of 30 minutes just by going on an evolution spree like this.
This is a good one. I haven't used any of my Lucky Eggs yet so right now I'm catching every Pidgey I see, so that one day I might have enough candies to evolve 100+ of them twice all at the same time.

There's plenty of not-common Pokémon I have which I don't have the evolved forms of yet, so once I have enough candies I'll wait until I go on my Pidgey spree to evolve them, too.
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