[Rolled Back & Disabled] New Adventure Sync feature informs players about nearby Pokemon even while Pokemon Go is closed
This story is being continuously updated….new updates are being added at the bottom…..
Original story (from August 15) follows:
Pokemon Go fans can rejoice as a new Adventure Sync feature has been added to Pokemon Go. Adventure Sync was added to the game back in 2018, which allowed the game to track distance and location while the game is closed.
Currently, players are using the Adventure Sync feature to hatch eggs and to unlock weekly fitness goal rewards. Well, now it seems like Niantic has revamped the Adventure Sync feature of the game by adding a new functionality.
According to initial reports from various Pokemon Go players, a new Adventure sync functionality has been added. It informs players about nearby Pokemon even when the app is closed. Have a look at the screenshot below where a user has shared an image of the new Adventure Sync pop.
Earlier, the push notifications screen only had the Adventure Sync Walking option; now it also has the ‘Adventure Sync nearby’ option. Have a look at the old and new settings screen for Pokemon Go which shows the addition of Push Notification for Adventure Sync: Nearby
Also, Blanche’s Stardust Research Challenge Rewards are currently live in the game. The rewards event runs from August 13, 2019, and will stay live until August 20, 2019. The features and bonuses of Stardust Research Challenge Rewards are detailed below.
Blanche’s Stardust Research Challenge Rewards Features
1) Suicune Raid Day (August 17)
2) Shiny Suicune
Blanche’s Stardust Research Challenge Rewards Bonuses
- 3x Catch Stardust
- 3x Hatch Stardust
- 3000 Raid Stardust
- 1 Hour Star Pieces
Suicune Raid Day
Johto’s region legendary Suicune is returning to raids on August 17. Suicune is a tier 5 raid boss with CP 37761 and is weak to strong electric and grass types Pokemon.
The upcoming Raid day will also bring Shiny Suicune for a catch. Suicune can be caught at following CP values.
1627 – 1704 CP (Level 20)
2033 – 2130 CP (Level 25)
The best counters for Suicune are detailed below.
1) Thunder Shock
2) Wild Charge
2) Wild Charge
2) Wild Charge
1) Vine Whip
2) Solar Beam
1) Razor Leaf
2) Grass Knot
1) Vine whip
2) Frenzy plant
Update 1 (August 28)
The Adventure sync feature (that first went live in Australia) is now reportedly rolling out for Pokemon Go users in the US region.
Update 2 (August 28)
We’re now seeing reports that the feature is being made available in many other regions like Canada and Mexico. This indicates a possible wider rollout has begun.
Update 3 (August 29)
Wanna learn about how the new Adventure Sync feature can be activated and how it works? Here’s our detailed coverage about it.
Update 4 (August 30)
According to many reports shared on PoGo forums, Pokemon Go Adventure Sync Nearby feature has been rolled back. Have a look at the reports below.
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