Am I really your buddy...?
Niantic’s Pokémon GO has been a huge success with mainstream and casual mobile audiences, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some deceptively intricate systems at play there. To help out in one specific area, the official Pokémon site has posted an in-depth guide detailing the inner workings of the buddy system and how to get the most out of it. It covers everything from how to assign your buddy and earn candy, to which pokémon require buddy status in order to evolve.
If you’re a newcomer to Pokémon GO or if you just need a refresher on how buddies work from an official source, head over and read the article now!