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Pokemon Go Niantic must fix the Purified Gems latency issue before Shadow Mewtwo return

It is not always that Niantic keeps a secret from us, but oh well, here we are, surprised again, that something that was supposed to be fixed isn’t.

Trainers might remember this, way back when we all encountered a serious problem with Purified Gems in Shadow Raids. Many Purified Gems were lost, and Niantic did nothing to fix it.

Niantic Support tweeted back in May 2023 that if a Trainer taps on a Purified Gem in Shadow Raids, and that Purified Gem isn’t applied, it would go back into the Trainer’s Item Bag. Well, it’s safe to say that a few months later, nearly a year, this problem hasn’t been fixed.

Shadow Raids are really “infested” with bugs, aside from the problem with the Purified Gems. The Raid pool is diluted, and the IV floors are low.

Now that we do have some great Shadow Pokemon, especially Shadow Mewtwo, I think, as does the whole Pokemon Go community, that Niantic really needs to do something with the Purified Gems latency issue. It has to be fixed before Shadow Mewtwo comes back to the game. Everybody loves Shadow Mewtwo.

Niantic Support shouldn’t be saying that something is fixed if in reality, it isn’t even close to being fixed. Shadow Raids are supposed to be amazing, but it would be a shame if this problem is still here when Shadow Mewtwo returns.

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Ivana Kachurova

Fresh out-of-uni writer, with a passion for gaming (a girl that likes games?!) and technology, as the newest addition to the FGR family, she will make sure to keep up with the latest news happening in the gaming community and report to you as fast as she can. Faster than The Flash. As an absolute fan of Shakespeare (the greatest human being, duh) you might find her where the gaming world and the literature world collide. The best of both worlds.

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