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    So just used my first lucky egg since the update (which reduced evolution time by a little bit).

    I managed 75 evolutions (including 5 new additions to pokedex) to give me a whopping 80k XP increase!

    Pleased as I was able to evolve my second Arcanine (although I did trade in my last one which had Bulldoze as 1 candy short) but the new awesome Arcanine has Fire Fang and Flamethrower so I'm very pleased (Fire Blast would've been perfect but I'll take this!) Will now power this up as and when I get Growlithe candies..

    Pokedex now up to 118 (with 131 seen).. meaning only 24 remaining but that still feels like a long way. Also just got to level 27 so powering up a few of my top pokemon slightly again. Still annoying that I've not had any more Lapras or Snorlax to get candies. Although I am currently holding 3x10km egg so will have to see how I get on!
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    Fastpokemap think they may be back up and running this weekend in terms of tracking..
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    (Original post by tomtjl)
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    I know you're not playing anymore but you seemed to have a lot of knowledge

    Do you know if duel weaknesses are capped or if the multiplier applies against both?

    I'm tempted to power up a Raichu purely for attacking Gyarados if the duel weakness does apply..
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    (Original post by Zerforax)
    I know you're not playing anymore but you seemed to have a lot of knowledge

    Do you know if duel weaknesses are capped or if the multiplier applies against both?

    I'm tempted to power up a Raichu purely for attacking Gyarados if the duel weakness does apply..
    Dual weaknesses apply. Electric type attacks will have a (1.25)^2 times greater effect. If you use a Raichu, you also get STAB so it will be even higher. As I said before, this is the main reason that Gyarados is Water/Flying - it would be too OP if it was Dragon/Water.

    I don't think I'd recommend using a Raichu though, they aren't very powerful in POGO if I remember. An Electabuzz is probably your best bet, it can be a pain in the arse to power up though.
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    Biggest highlights of my day - Hatched a near 500CP Pikachu from a 2k egg today and a near 500CP Jigglypuff (Now a 1400CP Wiglytuff with Hyperbeam). - Both have IVs of 88.

    Also, took down a gym for just to rub it in Valor's face, put a 225CP Caterpie in there. =l
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    (Original post by tomtjl)
    Dual weaknesses apply. Electric type attacks will have a (1.25)^2 times greater effect. If you use a Raichu, you also get STAB so it will be even higher. As I said before, this is the main reason that Gyarados is Water/Flying - it would be too OP if it was Dragon/Water.

    I don't think I'd recommend using a Raichu though, they aren't very powerful in POGO if I remember. An Electabuzz is probably your best bet, it can be a pain in the arse to power up though.
    Ehh I have a Raichu with thunder shock/thunder. Cba to find a decent Electabuzz and try to power up.
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    (Original post by Zerforax)
    Ehh I have a Raichu with thunder shock/thunder. Cba to find a decent Electabuzz and try to power up.
    Yeah, that's fair enough. If you can get your Raichu to 1300 CP or so then I'm sure it'll work fine anyways.
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    Finally took down that damn gym which has always been level 10...

    Here is my proof...

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    So I've seen a Pinsir nearby about 10-12 times since I started playing but never found one. Seems today was my luck day since finally caught one!

    That brings me up to 120 for the pokedex..

    So had 3x 10k eggs recently which gave me Dratini, Scyther and Eeevee. Not great but one step closer to Dragonite and now I can power my Vaporeon to max CP for my level.
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    (Original post by Zerforax)
    So I've seen a Pinsir nearby about 10-12 times since I started playing but never found one. Seems today was my luck day since finally caught one!

    That brings me up to 120 for the pokedex..

    So had 3x 10k eggs recently which gave me Dratini, Scyther and Eeevee. Not great but one step closer to Dragonite and now I can power my Vaporeon to max CP for my level.
    I'd kill for a dratini from a 10k egg...
    Other than my Lapras, all I've ever gotten have been Eevees, Pinsirs and Scythers plus a couple of Hitmonchans...
    Although, my last one gave me a Kabuto (something which I had seen only once before). So, crap but helped me fill in my Pokedex more. =)

    Am going to try my luck next weekend in town with my incense.
    Also, just for reference, managed a Bulbasaur from a 2k egg today. =D
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    (Original post by Scienceisgood)
    I'd kill for a dratini from a 10k egg...
    Other than my Lapras, all I've ever gotten have been Eevees, Pinsirs and Scythers plus a couple of Hitmonchans...
    Although, my last one gave me a Kabuto (something which I had seen only once before). So, crap but helped me fill in my Pokedex more. =)

    Am going to try my luck next weekend in town with my incense.
    Also, just for reference, managed a Bulbasaur from a 2k egg today. =D
    Got me up to 61 Dratini candies which is still pretty low. Not sure who to make my next buddy.

    Another Lapras/Snorlax would be good so I can power up my high leveled ones.. I'd take a Kabuto or Omanyte since they would give me enough candies to evolve. Still need Aerodactyl and Chansey but actually narrowed down what I need from 10km eggs now.

    Ugh I only seem to get crap from 2km eggs. Can't remember the last time I had a starter. Although the local nest has changed to Bulbasaur with the odd Squirtle spawn so might be okay..
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    Ok I call BS. Got a mid 800s CP Growlithe and I evolve it. I get Bulldoze as a charged move...
    Got a near 2000CP Arcanine though.

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    (Original post by Scienceisgood)
    Ok I call BS. Got a mid 800s CP Growlithe and I evolve it. I get Bulldoze as a charged move...
    Got a near 2000CP Arcanine though.

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    Yea Bulldoze, Flamethrower and Fire Blast are the 3 charge moves Arcanine can have. Bulldoze is awful and a ground move to top it off. I had to evolve a second Growlithe to get Flamethrower which is really annoying. If I didn't have to waste another 50 candies, I could've powered to like 2000-2200.

    With the Eevee I hatched, I had enough candy to power my Vaporeon to CP 2287, which is now my highest pokemon.
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    Oh yeah and just to add more annoyance to my day... Saw a wild dragonite on my nearby list today... Disappeared 2 minutes later...


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    (Original post by Scienceisgood)
    Oh yeah and just to add more annoyance to my day... Saw a wild dragonite on my nearby list today... Disappeared 2 minutes later...


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    !!

    I was thinking about this. Niantic shooting themselves in the foot by blocking all scanning apps. Surely the logical thing is to add an item which can be purchased (call it Silph Scope or something) which for 30 minutes will show you the location of all pokemon nearby.

    Players will be happy since they can catch rare stuff - it's impossible to find anything now without blind luck or if you already know where certain spawn spots are - and Niantic could make a fortune since people will make more in-app purchases.

    Ugh just hatched my 5th Scyther FML
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    FML...

    First Dragonite now this...

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    Finally powered my Arcanine to over CP 2000 which is my 6th pokemon.

    Slowly getting enough candies for more evolutions. Pokedex will be 123 once I evolve the ones which are ready.

    What used to be a Abra nest changed into a Bulbasaur nest (didn't manage to get enough candies for either in that time) but now bizarrely it seems to have changed into a Magmar nest? Caught 3 in the space of 5 minutes..

    Wonder if trading is anywhere near? I'm trying to have one of everything so often would delete duplicates but tempted to sit on the 4x Scyther, 4x Magmar and 2x Mr Mime just in case trading did arrive..
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    Well, hatched a 10k egg today and got my first Magmar with 32 candy. Also got a second 10k egg today in quick succession after getting the Magmar. =)

    Also evolved my first Blastoise yesterday. Worst possible move set, Bite and Flash Cannon... =(


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    (Original post by Scienceisgood)
    Well, hatched a 10k egg today and got my first Magmar with 32 candy. Also got a second 10k egg today in quick succession after getting the Magmar. =)

    Also evolved my first Blastoise yesterday. Worst possible move set, Bite and Flash Cannon... =(


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    I'm really struggling for candies for the starters. Worst is charmander where I think I've had a total of 25 candies..
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    (Original post by Scienceisgood)
    FML...

    First Dragonite now this...

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    Fastpokemap has started working again so get on it! Just go to the website and it brings up locations for pokemon (don't need an App).

    Caught a Kabuto this morning which I wouldn't have found otherwise! And to add to that, just found and caught a wild Snorlax
 
 
 
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