Silph Study: #005

Published: 12.01.2016

Pokestops And Egg Distances

We are often asked, "Do some PokeStops give out different egg species?" or "Do some PokeStops give out more 10km or 2km Eggs?" Because of the difficulty in gathering this data...

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Silph Study: #004

Published: 11.15.2016

Does Anything Influence Your Pokemon's Evolution Moveset?

When a Pokemon evolves, its quick and charge move are re-rolled according to unknown odds. Silph researchers began recording various attributes of their Pokemon before evolution, including their moves, appraisals, STARDUST, and their evolved movesets. Over 10,000 evolutions were...

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Silph Study: #003

Published: 10.18.2016

Curveball Throw Bonus In Pokemon Go

The 10 XP bonus for landing a CURVEBALL has led some travelers to adopt the throwing style. But the question has long remained: does throwing CURVEBALLS increase my odds of capturing a wild encounter?

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Silph Study: #002

Published: 10.14.2016

Throw Bonuses in Pokemon GO

Anecdotal reports have long hinted that earning a THROW BONUS by aiming a ball inside the reticle (circle) improves CATCH RATE, but statistically significant data has been lacking...

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Silph Study: #001

Published: 09.23.2016

The Attack Iv Correlation With Pokedex # Has Disappeared

An anecdotal correlation between wild Pokedex # and attack IV (Individual Value) was oft cited in the first few months of the game...

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