The Map View displays the locations of Pokémon, PokéStops, and Gyms in the real world.


The map view.


  1. Compass — Toggles the viewing direction in Map View. The player can switch between a north-viewing direction and auto-rotation, which follows your viewing direction. The player can also rotate using touch gestures.
  2. Gyms — Locations where teams train and battle Pokémon.
  3. PokéStops — Locations where Trainers can acquire items such as Poké Balls, Potions, or Eggs.
  4. Trainer — The avatar.
  5. Profile Icon — Shows level progress and medals.
  6. Main Menu — Accesses settings, items, the Pokédex, the Shop, and Pokémon menu options
  7. Sightings — Displays wild Pokémon located nearby

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