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Re: Pokemon Go

Post by Zalgariath » 11 September 16 11:42 pm

Yurt wrote:There's 151 in the Pokedex. You can collect up to 250 different Pokemon in your bag (with copies). I don't know where the 720 comes from.

The rarest (evolvable starter) ones for me:
Seel (1 only) --> Circular Quay
Pikachu (1 only) --> Centennial Park (North near gates)
Vulpix (4 in the first week, zero since) ---> Very rare, I don't know any nests
Drowzee (2 only) --> Only come out at night
Dratini (didn't get any until about a week ago but 4 now) --> Darling Harbour and Circular Quay / Rocks

Thus I haven't been able to evolve any of these although I have caught a Dragonite, low CP though.

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Post by caughtatwork » 12 September 16 9:15 am

That's the full pokedex. Only the first generation have been released to PoGo at the moment. I assume when Gen2 come out, the bag limit will increase so I'm holding off buying more space until I see what I get with Gen2. Very much waiting for the buddy release to drop as when I go walking to play the game it will be nice to get some candy rewards for leveling up those Pokemon I can only hatch. My Lapras will benefit from a few km worth of candy rewards. At the moment my interest is still there and will probably be there while I can gain benefits from walking around.

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Re: Pokemon Go

Post by Yurt » 12 September 16 10:56 am

Zalgariath wrote:
Yurt wrote:There's 151 in the Pokedex. You can collect up to 250 different Pokemon in your bag (with copies). I don't know where the 720 comes from.

The rarest (evolvable starter) ones for me:
Seel (1 only) --> Circular Quay
Pikachu (1 only) --> Centennial Park (North near gates)
Vulpix (4 in the first week, zero since) ---> Very rare, I don't know any nests
Drowzee (2 only) --> Only come out at night
Dratini (didn't get any until about a week ago but 4 now) --> Darling Harbour and Circular Quay / Rocks

Thus I haven't been able to evolve any of these although I have caught a Dragonite, low CP though.
Thanks for the tips, Zal. Nothing more in the northern suburbs like Chatswood or Macquarie? Looks like a city trip. If you want a plethora of pokestops and gyms in a bush setting try the Lane Cove National Park off Delhi Road, North Ryde. Nice walking.

The other one I forgot to mention was the Omanyte. I've seen one (failed to catch it) but never spotted another one - have seen it on the radar a couple of times but never had another chance. Tried walking the coastline on Saturday and didn't find that many more marine species except the inevitable Magikarp.

Saw a Tauros on top of a local gym a week or so back too. An American visitor or an egg hatch?

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Re: Pokemon Go

Post by Zalgariath » 13 September 16 11:54 pm

It has been confirmed you can't hatch regionals from eggs, except your region of course. So they are a visitor, traveller, or spoofer. St Mary's Cathedral is a known Omanyte hot spot. More rares have been popping up in Chatswood but not enough to specifically hunt them.

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Re: Pokemon Go

Post by Yurt » 18 September 16 9:31 am

I was at a conference at Seaworld at the Gold Coast this week. If you want Magnemites and Voltorbs they are like Pidgeys and Zubats there. It was nice to see so many different Pokemon up there. Back to the dross here now. Did get an Omanyte at last.

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Re: Pokemon Go

Post by Yurt » 20 September 16 6:03 pm

Got sent this link.

This is how I feel sometimes!

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Re: Pokemon Go

Post by spatialriq » 27 September 16 12:41 pm

A possible threat to all location based games! :shock:

Oh the humanity! :lol:

http://www.directionsmag.com/entry/batt ... ing/475431

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Re: Pokemon Go

Post by caughtatwork » 27 September 16 1:20 pm

OMG! Morons. Spoofing in PoGo involves debug mode running to tell the GPS receiver in your own device it's ion a different location. It doesn't send a signal into space to tell the satellites they're in a different place. The humanity? It burns with stupid.

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Re: Pokemon Go

Post by spatialriq » 27 September 16 2:32 pm

I recall this being an issue early on with Munzee, but they did something within the app to prohibit such tom-foolery.

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Post by caughtatwork » 27 September 16 2:46 pm

Can't really prohibit, but you can make it annoying enough for most to avoid. PoGo are minimising by not permitting apps to be loaded on jail broken or rooted devices (until you hide the indicators, anyway). They also look for vast distance coverage in unreasonable times and soft ban before enough time, then hard ban.

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Re: Pokemon Go

Post by Yurt » 10 October 16 12:04 pm

I only started to use maps a couple of weeks ago and they made a big difference in chasing down the remaining Pokemon. Fastpokemap was pretty good although erratic but it's been blocked now.

Got 132 out of a possible 142.
Still need:
Charizard (never seen one of these on a gym - Charmanders are not common)
Ninetails (working on Vulpix candy with my 'buddy')
Alakazam (Abras seem to run on me every time now)
Machamp (still finding the odd Machop but getting harder)
Muk (Grimers seem to have disappeared)
Hypno (Drowzees are apparently like Pidgeys in the US but not here)
Omanite (just too rare - except around St Marys Cathedral - 5km per candy too!)
Kabuto (getting there - found a nest in Belmore Park by Central)
Chansey (hoping for an egg hatch)
Lapras (ditto - not Ditto!)

The good news is I'm off to the US this week so should grab plenty of Drowzees and hopefully a Tauros or two. Oh and I'll visit Groundspeak HQ in Seattle!

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Re: Pokemon Go

Post by Yurt » 26 October 16 10:55 am

This is the 'event' for Halloween. Bonus candies and higher spawn rates for certain spooky creatures.

Halloween Treats in Pokémon GO

It runs from 26 October to 1 November and it's just started here - my map has heaps of Gastlys and Drowzees now.

The bonus candies are huge - four times as many for walking your buddy. Charizard here I come (at last).


Oh and I did get two Tauros when in the US (and lots of Drowzees).

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Re: Pokemon Go

Post by Zalgariath » 27 October 16 11:17 am

We are loving it! Helping my Ghost, ground and Psy badges heaps :D

This is the sort of stuff they need to be doing, along with rolling out small updates, to keep the game fun and players keen.

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Re: Pokemon Go

Post by Richary » 29 October 16 8:18 pm

I got lots of Drowzees, Gastlys and Meowths in NZ yesterday, I thought they must have been local to Manukau. I also picked up some Eevees and something else I can't remember as new types over the 2 weeks. Certain areas seemed to have lots of activity like New Plymouth and near Auckland, others you would have expected something yielded one or two catches if any. Pidgees and Rattatas infest the place as they do here though.

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Re: Pokemon Go

Post by Yurt » 30 October 16 7:49 am

The Halloween event has been brilliant for candy collecting. I walk a lot so have already accumulated the 60 odd Charmander candy I needed for Charizard. Have to say I'm kind of getting over Gastlys, Haunters, Meowths and Cubones. About 90% of finds and they are usually high CP so take a lot of pokeballs to catch (wasting Greatballs).

But it's meant I now only need:
Muk (so close)
Omastar
Kabutops
Lapras
(finally hatched a Chansey yesterday!)

Up to 139 in the Pokedex (have Tauros).

Once I get the last few I don't think there's any real incentive to keep this up though. Bring on the next generation.

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