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Re: OT: Don't you lie to me! How many Pokemon have you caught?!?! 

Post#601 » by Phish Tank » Tue Aug 8, 2017 8:00 pm

caught my first Zapdos today in Grand Central. Had 12 premium balls and ended up using 8 to catch it after point blank missing on a few attempts. The animation is a bit strange (zig-zag) and you basically have to throw it as it's about to finish. Also, I had to change my curveball technique a slight bit to be more accurate by starting the throw on the middle of the screen rather than the corner.

IV is a bit low, so have to shoot for more this week
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Post#602 » by tjumper78 » Wed Aug 9, 2017 2:57 pm

luckily found 2 raids that were ending around 7:30pm. went 1 for 2. 91% iv. need to catch a better iv as zapdos is probably going to be the only legendary bird i power up. gonna try to 3-men one this weekend.
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Post#603 » by Phish Tank » Fri Aug 11, 2017 3:59 am

update:

Got my third Zapdos yesterday afternoon. I got a 93% IV, which is my highest of the 3. My goal is to try to get another Lugia before the Zapdos raids end, which might be possible, but I'll need a big enough crew for that.

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Post#604 » by tjumper78 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:46 pm

last night, instead of going outside to play, i stayed home and evolved whatever i could and finally hit level 40.
nothing's really changed, and i feel empty inside. lol
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Post#605 » by magnumt » Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:11 pm

tjumper78 wrote:last night, instead of going outside to play, i stayed home and evolved whatever i could and finally hit level 40.
nothing's really changed, and i feel empty inside. lol


It'll be easier for you to catch stuff. Not easy, but EASIER than the rest of us. :D

Also,it's smarter to not max out your Pokemon and it'll save you mad Stardust.

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Post#606 » by magnumt » Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:13 pm

Phish Tank wrote:update:

Got my third Zapdos yesterday afternoon. I got a 93% IV, which is my highest of the 3. My goal is to try to get another Lugia before the Zapdos raids end, which might be possible, but I'll need a big enough crew for that.

The key is the curveballs and a good amount of patience.


3/5 so far on Zapdos. Both he and Moltres my best is 90% IIRC. But I've got a 97% Lugia and Articuno.

Dragonite is gonna be a new Raid Boss! :rockon:

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Post#607 » by Phish Tank » Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:21 pm

magnumt wrote:
Phish Tank wrote:update:

Got my third Zapdos yesterday afternoon. I got a 93% IV, which is my highest of the 3. My goal is to try to get another Lugia before the Zapdos raids end, which might be possible, but I'll need a big enough crew for that.

The key is the curveballs and a good amount of patience.


3/5 so far on Zapdos. Both he and Moltres my best is 90% IIRC. But I've got a 97% Lugia and Articuno.

Dragonite is gonna be a new Raid Boss! :rockon:

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I'll take that.

I'm 4/5 on Zapdos, as I caught one at Grand Central. My highest is 93% with Zapdos and 89% for Moltres (2). Only 84% on my Lugia (just one) and 93% on Articuno (2).

I tried to get a Lugia today to no luck. That'll be my goal over the last few days.

Dragonite's gonna be an easy raid boss. All those ice pokemon you've tried to get to beat Zapdos & others will be clutch. Also, Golems & Magnetons will dent Dragonite.

Also, Zapdos & Articuno are gonna have a field day, just like in the video games :lol:
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Post#608 » by magnumt » Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:56 pm

Phish Tank wrote:
magnumt wrote:
Phish Tank wrote:update:

Got my third Zapdos yesterday afternoon. I got a 93% IV, which is my highest of the 3. My goal is to try to get another Lugia before the Zapdos raids end, which might be possible, but I'll need a big enough crew for that.

The key is the curveballs and a good amount of patience.


3/5 so far on Zapdos. Both he and Moltres my best is 90% IIRC. But I've got a 97% Lugia and Articuno.

Dragonite is gonna be a new Raid Boss! :rockon:

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I'll take that.

I'm 4/5 on Zapdos, as I caught one at Grand Central. My highest is 93% with Zapdos and 89% for Moltres (2). Only 84% on my Lugia (just one) and 93% on Articuno (2).

I tried to get a Lugia today to no luck. That'll be my goal over the last few days.

Dragonite's gonna be an easy raid boss. All those ice pokemon you've tried to get to beat Zapdos & others will be clutch. Also, Golems & Magnetons will dent Dragonite.

Also, Zapdos & Articuno are gonna have a field day, just like in the video games :lol:


Gyrados & Dragonite himself too are good to battle Dragonite.

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Post#609 » by Phish Tank » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:45 am

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Phish Tank wrote:
magnumt wrote:
3/5 so far on Zapdos. Both he and Moltres my best is 90% IIRC. But I've got a 97% Lugia and Articuno.

Dragonite is gonna be a new Raid Boss! :rockon:

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I'll take that.

I'm 4/5 on Zapdos, as I caught one at Grand Central. My highest is 93% with Zapdos and 89% for Moltres (2). Only 84% on my Lugia (just one) and 93% on Articuno (2).

I tried to get a Lugia today to no luck. That'll be my goal over the last few days.

Dragonite's gonna be an easy raid boss. All those ice pokemon you've tried to get to beat Zapdos & others will be clutch. Also, Golems & Magnetons will dent Dragonite.

Also, Zapdos & Articuno are gonna have a field day, just like in the video games :lol:


Gyrados & Dragonite himself too are good to battle Dragonite.

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Yup, that's true too.

I attempted to be greedy and do a Tyranitar raid as well. Didn't work out as planned, oh well.
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Post#610 » by magnumt » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:02 pm

0/5 today. They were just NOT staying down today, popping out even after just one shake of the ball. Looks like I'll end off 4/11 on Zapdos (best Zapdos appears to still be 90% I think).

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Post#611 » by Phish Tank » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:28 pm

magnumt wrote:0/5 today. They were just NOT staying down today, popping out even after just one shake of the ball. Looks like I'll end off 4/11 on Zapdos (best Zapdos appears to still be 90% I think).

--Mags :beer:


I'll trade you my percentage on catching Zapdos for your percentages in catching Lugia, fair deal? :lol:
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Post#612 » by magnumt » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:47 pm

Phish Tank wrote:
magnumt wrote:0/5 today. They were just NOT staying down today, popping out even after just one shake of the ball. Looks like I'll end off 4/11 on Zapdos (best Zapdos appears to still be 90% I think).

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I'll trade you my percentage on catching Zapdos for your percentages in catching Lugia, fair deal? :lol:


:lol: You wish! :P

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Post#613 » by tjumper78 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:49 pm

all 4 birds will be appearing for 2 weeks. we didnt really have to bust out asses to catch them earlier thinking they were only available for limited time =(
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Post#614 » by magnumt » Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:05 pm

tjumper78 wrote:all 4 birds will be appearing for 2 weeks. we didnt really have to bust out asses to catch them earlier thinking they were only available for limited time =(


Mewtwo is live too (later for worldwide).

But, I doubt anyone thought they'd be a one-shot deal. Most expected they'd come around again. We just didn't know when.

I imagine Mewtwo will make Lugia look like Magikarp in terms of catchability. :(

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Post#616 » by magnumt » Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:02 pm

The Laker Kid wrote:Funny, when you read the first page, everyone was adamant they will never touch this game.. then skip to page 31 and everyone's hooked :D


Some of these people are annoying AF on social media tho. One stupid comment after the next.

It amazes me how some of these YT stars can tune it out. I'd be having fun fuqn with them so much! :lol:

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Post#617 » by SimonFish » Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:41 am

I haven't participated in any legendary raids other than 3 Lugia raids. Went 0/3.

Have been caring less about this game as Niantic makes the game much less playable for F2P players. :nonono: :nonono: :nonono:
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Post#618 » by tjumper78 » Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:18 pm

so niantic said the raids starting/ending too early is a bug which originated from the chicago go fest. with the next update (who knows when), the raids will most likely end around 10pm.
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Post#619 » by Phish Tank » Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:25 pm

3/3 in raids today. 1 Lugia (2nd overall, 2/4), 1 Moltres (3rd overall, 3/5 or 6), and 1 Zapdos (5th overall, 5/7).

Niantic's being petty giving away potions as prizes for winning raids lol
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Post#620 » by magnumt » Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:05 pm

SimonFish wrote:I haven't participated in any legendary raids other than 3 Lugia raids. Went 0/3.

Have been caring less about this game as Niantic makes the game much less playable for F2P players. :nonono: :nonono: :nonono:


F2P?

tjumper78 wrote:so niantic said the raids starting/ending too early is a bug which originated from the chicago go fest. with the next update (who knows when), the raids will most likely end around 10pm.


Which is great, but I'd rather fix the last ball bug and the lag. :(

Phish Tank wrote:3/3 in raids today. 1 Lugia (2nd overall, 2/4), 1 Moltres (3rd overall, 3/5 or 6), and 1 Zapdos (5th overall, 5/7).

Niantic's being petty giving away potions as prizes for winning raids lol


I have been doing Lugia Raids far less now (mainly because you never know if you'll get a full party, and you need at least 14 to take him down), and also because I have a 97% one and two 90% ones.

I think I have 7 Lugia now, 5 Zapdos (this MoFo has actually been the hardest for me to catch), and about 12 Moltres (including another 90% one it seems today), and 6 Articuno.

The package that has the Premium Raid passes for less (490 coins I think), will end on the 21st incase you still want it.

[EDIT: i'm low on Hyper/Super potions so I'm kinda glad. But you're still getting TMs and Rare Candy too.

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