By Matthew Reynolds Published 16/08/2016
Once you have found your Pokйmon - whether it was by finding the Pokйmon Type by location, or from using the in-game radar or a tracker like Pokevision - you then have to then catch it inside a Pokйball.
The process is easier said than done, especially when Pokйmon you find can be more powerful than your Trainer level, and there's several ways to increase your chances of trapping them inside a Pokйball - and get a little extra XP in the process.
How Nice, Great and Excellent throws work
Once you've found a Pokйmon on the map, tap them to start the capture process. Whether in augmented mode (placing the Pokйmon in the real world) or in-game, time your throws to when the coloured circle round them is at their smallest. If you manage to land the ball in the circle, the greater the chance of success in capturing the Pokйmon.
To do this, press and hold on the Pokйball to make the circle appear, and...