The two responses I have gotten from Niantic are:
“In reference to your question please understand that Pokemon stats can not be changed on their own. Pokemon GO is designed in such a way that it prevents such loss to happen. Thanks for understanding.”
“We are sorry for the inconvenience caused. Please understand, the appraise will not get affected or can be changed. Sadly we can not make any change to the same. Thanks for understanding.”
Well, I don’t understand.
Stunfisk was one of 25 four stars that I have collected. It was hatched from an egg on 9.3/2020. I put a “4” to the right of his name, which is what I have done with my other 4’s. I’ve since gone back and taken pictures of my other 24, as if that is going to somehow provide evidence or protect them. I notice in talking with Niantic there is no provision for uploading or sharing photos, so…
This means Niantic can basically adjust all of the numbers. They can adjust everybody’s stats, and unless we keep track, we are not going to notice. They are destroying the whole point in collecting with this move. If there is no point to collecting, there is really no point to playing this game.