For those who have to travel someway to get to their nearest Pokemon Go Raids, it can end up being a pretty disappointing trip.
Arriving only to find a selection of low-level targets, or some that you already have, can make it a pain to grow your lineup.
But now fans have apparently found a glitch that can help provide more options when it comes to Combat Power.
According to the latest Pokemon Go news from Trainers, it’s possible to reroll a Pokemon’s CP, following the Raid Boss Battle.
This apparently requires two Trainers to be part of the Pokemon Go Raid to work, although there’s more than one method changing things that happen at the end.
By having one Trainer force close their Pokemon Go game before the raid boss is defeated means they miss out on the end of the battle.
The other Trainer who stays in the fight can then check out the CP, close his own game and then reopen it to see what the other Trainer would have received.
Here’s a rundown of events as described by those who did it:
- Two trainers entered a lobby to fight a Gengar.
- Midway through the battle, Trainer 2 closed his app. HE DID NOT LEAVE THE GROUP!
- Trainer 1 finished the battle.
- Trainer 1 received a CP of 1468.
- Trainer 1 crashed the catch screen, reloaded, and saw a CP of 1460.
- This means that Trainer 2 Would have received a CP of 1460, had he stayed in the battle.
The second Trainer now has the option to click the gym where the raid occurred and encounter the Gengar with a CP of 1460, or they can wait 15 minutes before clicking.
Because when the timer runs down, this trainer will then be allowed to fight the Raid boss again, as if he never participated in the first battle.
“In this case, he fought the Gengar again, and upon completing it, received a CP of 1476,” the original Reddit poster explains.
“To be clear: He chose to decline the 1460 Gengar, waited 15 minutes, then fought it again, which rerolled the CP. And, in this case, he received a better Gengar.
“This can be repeated multiple times in each raid. You just need enough people to run the experiment over and over. And each time you run it, whichever player is the one to finish the raid will NOT have a chance to reroll.”
And while this will sound pretty fiddly for most, it could come in pretty useful when it comes to the eventual launch of Mewtwo EX-Raids, worldwide.
Legendary Raid description, via Silph Road:
- Begin a legendary raid with 10 people.
- Get the boss to near death.
- Have 9 people close the app. Do not leave the…