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'Pokémon Go' Special Items: Your buddy Pokémon might determine which evolution items drop

Could your buddy Pokémon in 'Pokémon Go' affect special item drop rates? Some players think so.

Pokémon Go's evolutionary items have proved elusive up until this point. These special items, like the dragon scale or king's rock, are required to evolve some Gen 1 Pokémon into their Gen 2 evolutions, and only drop from PokéStops. Not content to rely on seven-day streaks, players are trying everything they can to figure out how to increase the items' spawn chances at PokéStops.

Recently, it seems, Pokémon trainers have devised a new theory about

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