Niantic is rolling out an update to Pokémon Go that should make it easier to track down rare Pokémon. With the update, trainers will receive a bonus when they catch enough Pokémon of a certain type. For instance, if you collect 50 water-type Pokémon, you'll get a Swimmer medal with a "catch bonus" that improves the chances of finding rare Pokémon.
The screenshots detailed by Niantic show that catching more Pokémon of the same type increases the corresponding bonus for each tier. There's no mention of when the update will go live, but we'll let you know once it does.
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