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This app will turn you into a Pokémon GO master

Great news for your collection, awful for your data allowance

This app will turn you into a Pokémon GO master
19 July 2016

Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was (so long as your battery and data allowance hold out?).

Then you need to download Poke Radar - the new community-driven map service that will help you find those illusive Pokémon you're yet to add to your 'dex. 

How does Poke Radar work?

The app relies on the 'power of the crowd': when you spot a Pokémon, you fire up the Poke Radar app and drop a pin on your location, adding the name of the Pokémon. 


You'll be doing the Poke-community a favour

Other users will then be able to log on to the 'radar' and see what Pokémon have been found in the region.

There's even a filter function that allows you to narrow down your search to a particular creature - useful if you're eager to land that Abra you've been looking for. 

Users can also 'rate' pins: if it turns out there really is a Raichu chilling out at your local park, you can confirm it with an up vote. If the user was telling a big fat fib, you can down vote.

But it's not perfect

There are some issues with Poke Radar - the most significant of which is that users can't tag their level along with their Pokémon sighting. If you're a level six, no matter how much you walk around a Charizard spot, it won't appear for you. 

The app is also proving so popular that it's experiencing some issues with traffic. Give it a few weeks though, and this could be key to your Pokémon success.

Coming soon to Android, you can download it for iOS here and view the web version here