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Here Is Something You Need To Know About Evolving Buddy Pokemon



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So recently the Buddy Update came out, and some trainers have found a current flaw in the system.

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When you walk your Pokemon and obtain enough Poke Candy to evolve them, your Pokemon’s progress gets reset if you evolve them before receiving the reward. There’s numerous reports on this issue, however we are unsure if this is a flaw, or if this is supposed to be this way.


(I’m guessing it’s a flaw because technically progress is supposed to save as you evolve, considering It’s the same buddy you’ve been using.)

The problem first came to view when redditor The_Seattle_Police made a post on reddit, speaking about this issue, and as I scroll down the comments more and more people are having the same issue.

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If this is a flaw, this article would be a good way to get Niantic’s attention as nearly every blog site reads my articles. If you’ve experienced this issue please tweet me, you can find my twitter below this post. Please, when you tweet me send an image of your distance walked, and how much progress has been reset.

For now I would recommend evolving before you walk until this is fixed, or just going along with it. It’s your choice

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