Pokémon GO released today, and in my haste to get started and catch some ‘mons, I rushed through the character setup screen, thinking I could customise it later. However, I can’t see a way to do this:
From the Main (Map) screen, clicking on the Pokéball, I can access a few options, but none to do with character customisation:
‘Settings’ exists but nothing in there either:
- Clicking on my Avatar’s head brings up my Stats screen, but nothing in there can be customised:
I can spin the 3D avatar (can’t click or long press), the Gold Pikachu coin takes you to a shop, and the Journal just lists events like “Pokemon Caught” or “Received Pokeballs”.
The game is linked to my Google account. Restarting the App/Phone didn’t give any options on game startup either.
How can I customise my character after the initial setup? Or am I locked in?
As of version 0.31.0 you can now change your avatar’s appearance by navigating to the new menu in your profile and tapping the “customize” option.