What do the circles mean Pokémon go?
The ring’s color indicates the difficulty level of capturing the Pokémon. A green ring indicates the capture is low difficulty, orange indicates intermediate difficulty, and red indicates extreme difficulty. You have the greatest chance of capturing the Pokémon while the colored ring is at its smallest diameter.
Why do some Pokémon have a blue circle around them?
All this blue glow signifies is that the Pokemon has been caught within the past 24 hours. It’s simply meant to be a helpful little visual to draw your eye to the most recent captures, distinguishing them from the Pokemon that were in your inventory already.
Is it better to purify Pokémon?
Many players often reiterate the line that purifying a Pokemon isn’t worth it in almost any situation, but there are certainly situations where a purified Pokemon is more useful, even if it loses the 20% damage buff that comes with being a Shadow Pokemon.
What is the blue star next to my Pokémon?
Purified Pokémon will have a blue star next to them in your Pokémon storage. Due to the Candy cost, it’s worth catching non-Shadow Pokémon as you play, so that you will be able to quickly purify Shadow Pokémon after you catch them.