New Feature: Routes

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Explore the globe with the Pokémon GO community as your guide! Chart a course to show off your favorite sights, or follow in the footsteps of local Trainers to see what that community loves.

Routes are created by adventurous Trainers, just like yourself! Imagine what you’ll find as you travel another Trainer’s Route—an encounter with your favorite Pokémon? A new friend to share Raid Battles with? Follow a Route and find out!

Read about the tie in event here.




Bonuses

Bonuses for Exploring Routes

What’s an adventure without some treasure? There’s an assortment of bonuses to enjoy while exploring Routes!

Follow a Route to its end for the first time to earn a new Route Badge
Earn Buddy Candy more quickly
Pokémon will be more attracted to Incense when you’re exploring a Route for the first time
Earn an XP bonus for the first Route you complete each day. After completing Routes for seven days, you’ll receive an increased XP bonus
Earn a Buddy Heart when you complete a Route while adventuring with your buddy!

Features

Zygarde Debut

You can encounter Zygarde in the Special Research story “From A to Zygarde”! You can collect Zygarde Cells in your Zygarde Cube and use these cells to change Zygarde’s form.

  • Zygarde (10% Forme)
  • Zygarde (50% Forme)
  • Zygarde (Complete Forme)

Make a Route

  1. Choose a PokéStop or Gym to be your starting point.
  2. Hit record to begin mapping your Route.
  3. Fill out some info about your Route, then submit it for review.
  4. Once accepted, Trainers can follow your Route!


Exploring a Route

  1. Check the Route tab from the Nearby menu to see local Routes.
  2. Choose one that catches your eye.
  3. Follow the Route and enjoy exploring!


Zygarde Cells

  • Keep an eye out while you’re exploring a Route—you might come across a Zygarde Cell!
  • Zygarde Cells are the components that make up Zygarde, the Order Pokémon. You can collect Zygarde Cells in your Zygarde Cube and use these cells to change Zygarde’s form.
  • Encounter Zygarde in the Special Research story “From A to Zygarde”!


Zygarde Field Report

Research

From A to Zygarde

Zygarde Special Research

Encounter Zygarde in the Special Research story From A to Zygarde!

The reward at the end of Step 3 is a Zygarde Cube, a device that functions like a nest for Zygarde Cells.

STEP
1
From A to Zygarde (1/6)
Walk 1 km
×5
Pinap Berry ×5
Catch 10 Pokémon
×5
Potion ×5
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon
×5
Poké Ball ×5

REWARDS

×500
STEP
2
From A to Zygarde (2/6)
Make 5 Great Throws
×10
Razz Berry ×10
Power up Pokémon 5 times
×10
Nanab Berry ×10
Hatch an Egg
×10
Poké Ball ×10

REWARDS

×1000
STEP
3
From A to Zygarde (3/6)
Claim Reward!
×10
Great Ball ×10
Claim Reward!
×10
Super Potion ×10
Claim Reward!
×1000
Stardust ×1000

REWARDS

Zygarde (10% Forme)
×1
STEP
4
From A to Zygarde (4/6)
Follow 3 Routes
×1
Incense ×1
Catch 20 Pokémon while following Routes
×3
Revive ×3
Find a Zygarde Cell
×5
Ultra Ball ×5

REWARDS

1000 XP
×1000
STEP
5
From A to Zygarde (5/6)
Use an Incense while following a Route
×15
Great Ball ×15
Earn 3 Candies walking with your buddy
×1500
Stardust ×1500
Follow 5 Routes
×10
Ultra Ball ×10

REWARDS

2000 XP
STEP
6
From A to Zygarde (6/6)
Claim Reward!
×1
Star Piece ×1
Claim Reward!
×2000
2000 XP
Claim Reward!
×1
Golden Razz Berry ×1

REWARDS

2500 XP
×2500

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