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Pokemon Go Toronto

Pokemon Go teams in Toronto

Choose wisely, Toronto because when you get to level 5 in Pokemon Go, Professor Oak asks you to join one of three teams: Mystic (blue), Valor (red) or Instinct (yellow). Once you pick, you're stuck on that team forever, or until you inevitably get bored of running around the city chasing Pokemon (but that'll never happen).

Luckily, the three Pokemon teams correspond quite well with the Hogwarts Houses in the Harry Potter series (sorry, Slytherin), so which one should you join? As Harry knows, that's all up to you.

Team Valor - like Gryffindor - is all about, well valor, strength and bravery. Led by Candela, Valor believes Pokemon are stronger than humans. It aims to be the very best, like no one ever was. Its mascot is Moltres and you can join in on the Toronto-related Valor fun on Facebook.

Mystic is like Ravenclaw. The blue team, led by Blanche, values brains over brawn. This cerebral crew, whose mascot is Articuno, is curious about how and why Pokemon evolve and uses logic and reason when heading into battle. If you're a team Mystic member, immerse yourself in all things blue here.

Instinct, like Hufflepuff, is often underrated - but that doesn't make it any less awesome. As its name suggests, the yellow team follows its intuition (or instinct) while searching for Pokemon and taking over gyms. Its leader is Spark and its mascot is Zapdos. Meet your fellow Toronto Instinct members here.

Each of the three groups post helpful hints and they often list information about meet ups and lure parties. If you haven't gotten to level 5 yet, get outside and catch some Pokemon.


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