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blurb=The AR+ changes scale of Pokémon, awareness of Pokémon when trainer approaches and introduces the expert Handler bonus. AR+ is available for iPhone 6S and above users. }}
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blurb=Pokémon GO now supports AR+, an enhanced version of Augmented Reality (AR). This allows Pokémon to appear in a fixed point in space when using AR mode. }}
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A new update for {{bp|Pokémon GO}} that brings the game to version 0.87.5 (labelled 1.57.5 on the {{wp|App Store (iOS)|iOS App Store}}) is now available for {{wp|iOS}} and {{wp|Android (operating system)|Android}}. This update adds support for AR+ on iOS, an enhanced version of {{wp|Augmented Reality}} (AR), as well as improved {{bp|Pokémon GO Plus}} responsiveness for {{wp|iOS 11}}. (The Android update only includes bug fixes.)
   
{{bp|Pokémon GO}} is an {{wp|AR}} game but has recently implemented a new AR+ mode, which went live on {{wp|iOS 11}} for {{wp|iPhone 6S|iPhones 6S}} and {{wp|List of iOS devices|later}}. The new AR+ mode is a collaboration with {{wp|Apple}} and its new ARkit platform.
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AR+ can be used on iOS 11 for {{wp|iPhone 6S|iPhones 6S}} and {{wp|List of iOS devices|later}}. The new AR+ mode is a collaboration with {{wp|Apple}} and its new ARkit platform.
   
With AR+, {{bp|Pokémon}} will now react when you walk up close like they would if they existed in the real world. Pokémon will run away if they become aware of any people getting close. You can sneak up close to earn an Expert Handler bonus. An awareness meter will appear next to the Pokémon, and if the meter fills up, the Pokémon will flee. If it does, you can try tapping on the tall grass nearby, which may cause the Pokémon to reappear and give you an additional chance to catch it. If you’re able to catch a Pokémon while in close proximity, you’ll have a better chance at earning Great and Excellent Throw bonuses, as well the new Expert Handler bonus that gives more {{bp|Experience|XP}} and {{bp|Stardust(GO)|Stardust}}.
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When using AR+, Pokémon appear in a fixed point in space, allowing the player to approach them, with the Pokémon's scale changing appropriately. Pokémon have an awareness meter, which increases as the player gets closer to them, but run away if the player gets too close; however, if a Pokémon flees, the player can try tapping on tall grass nearby, which may cause the Pokémon to reappear.
   
You can share your AR+ photos of your encounters on social media with the hashtag #PokemonGOarplus.
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If the player successfully catches a Pokémon after getting close to it, they will earn the Expert Handler bonus, which gives more {{bp|Experience|XP}} and {{bp|Stardust(GO)|Stardust}}. Additionally, the player has a better chance of earning Great and Excellent Throw bonuses when close to a Pokémon.
   
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==Gallery==
 
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File:Lapras ExpertHandler.png|Expert Handler bonus
 
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==Patch notes==
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These patch notes are only applicable to iOS.
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*Added the all-new AR+ encounter mode for Trainers on ARKit-enabled devices (iPhone 6s or later) running iOS11.
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*Improved Pokémon GO Plus responsiveness on devices running iOS 11.
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*Various bug fixes and performance updates.|Pokémon GO}}
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==External links==
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*Pokémon GO site
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**[https://pokemongolive.com/en/post/arplus AR+]
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**[https://pokemongolive.com/en/post/ver-update-122117 Update]

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A new update for Pokémon GO that brings the game to version 0.87.5 (labelled 1.57.5 on the iOS App Store) is now available for iOS and Android. This update adds support for AR+ on iOS, an enhanced version of Augmented Reality (AR), as well as improved Pokémon GO Plus responsiveness for iOS 11. (The Android update only includes bug fixes.)

AR+ can be used on iOS 11 for iPhones 6S and later. The new AR+ mode is a collaboration with Apple and its new ARkit platform.

When using AR+, Pokémon appear in a fixed point in space, allowing the player to approach them, with the Pokémon's scale changing appropriately. Pokémon have an awareness meter, which increases as the player gets closer to them, but run away if the player gets too close; however, if a Pokémon flees, the player can try tapping on tall grass nearby, which may cause the Pokémon to reappear.

If the player successfully catches a Pokémon after getting close to it, they will earn the Expert Handler bonus, which gives more XP and Stardust. Additionally, the player has a better chance of earning Great and Excellent Throw bonuses when close to a Pokémon.

Gallery

Patch notes

These patch notes are only applicable to iOS.

  • Added the all-new AR+ encounter mode for Trainers on ARKit-enabled devices (iPhone 6s or later) running iOS11.
  • Improved Pokémon GO Plus responsiveness on devices running iOS 11.
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates.
  -- Pokémon GO  

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