Pokemon GO’s Leaders Are Actually Useful Now

In an update posted to the official Facebook page, Niantic has announced a patch that will make the team leaders in Pokemon GO actually somewhat useful.

The patch, which brings the game up to version 1.5.0 for iOS and 0.35.0 for Android users, doesn’t do a great deal to dent the wishlist of features that Pokemon GO trainers have been dying for. But apart from some minor bot fixes, it does add one particularly helpful feature: the ability to get advice from your Team Leaders.

According to the Facebook post, Team Leaders will now be able to tell players about the attack and defence abilities of a Pokemon. It’s pretty much an advisory on which Pokemon are best for raiding and holding gyms, although it’s worth noting the patch wasn’t live at the time of writing.

What features do you want to see Niantic add next?

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