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Yesterday, Niantic posted on the official Pokémon GO twitter account that the level cap for Raid Battles has been adjusted. Down to level 5 and treated the same as having to level up to choose a team affiliation, trainers can now take down overpowered Pokémon and try to add them to their team!

Curious about Raid Battles? Check out our video from last week as I take down a Charizard and have the opportunity to capture him!

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Written by Jennifer Burch

Illustrator, designer, writer and big Nintendo geek, you can find Jennifer with an N3DS within reach 24/7. As the oldest of three, she has survived many Mario Party, Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart sessions intact in addition to getting her brothers hooked on some really weird games. (Cubivore anyone?)