A new Pokémon Go update will allow players to see previously hidden attack and defense stats for each Pokémon.
In a post on the official Pokémon Go Facebook page Monday, the game’s creators posted details about the next software upgrade. “Pokémon Appraisal: Trainers will now be able to learn about a Pokémon’s attack and defense capabilities from their Team Leader to determine which of their Pokémon have the most potential for battle,” states the post.
Trainers will show their Pokémon to their team’s leader — Candela, Blanche, or Spark — to learn the attack and defense values. (It’s unclear whether the values for stamina will be shared in the future.) This system appears to be similar to other Pokémon games; in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, players are able to visit a trainer who can tell them if each Pokémon is worthy of training or not, based on its stats.
The update follows several new features that have been introduced after the game’s official release, including the “Nearby” and “Sightings” tracking features.
See the update announcement below.