After days of having gyms “under construction,” Pokémon Go’s biggest overhaul is now available to all players. Not only that, but players logging in today may also find new gyms in areas that used to be Pokestops. Neat.
Here’s how it works, per our preview of the feature from earlier in the month:
Gyms will soon have six slots that can be filled by one team’s Pokemon, and Pokemon presiding over gyms will have a new stat called “motivation.” Even if you can’t knock a rival team from their throne, their individual Pokemon will lose motivation over time and as a result of defeats, temporarily lowering their CP. So basically you’ll be able to aid in chipping away at them, if nothing else.
However, members of the controlling team can raise Pokemon’s spirits with berries, making both sides of the equation a cooperative effort. For your efforts, you’ll…
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