I don’t know if you know, but the community, at least in my area, have been giving other players problems.
In the town I play when I’m up at college, Valor overwhelms the area. Why is this? Here’s why…
Several team Valor members hit level 40 already, which makes this even worse for other team players in this area to enjoy pokemon. If you aren’t team Valor, you are targeted when in gyms or even getting close to 40. Several of the team Mystic players in this area who I’ve played the game with and enjoyed it have quite the game because of this and a few other serious problems.
A few of the Valor members, one of which who is an absolute troll, not just in our Discord server, decide to go ahead and target other members by actually stalking other Team members, especially Mystic, and lay in wait, watching us in our actual location, and take the gym back as soon as we leave.
Now this is not okay to do. The stalking is awful and it can take up to 40 minutes to take down a gym.
Another issue is that the main team “leader” of Valor has been known to troll our Discord, spoof, as well as stalk other players.
This has led to this particular player to create his own discord, as a result of being banned from the other one, which caused most, if not all the players in this area to flood to his.
This is really not okay. Just because you are Team 40 doesn’t mean you can push other players around. Being level 40 means that you help others with raids, contribute positivity towards the Pokemon Community, and make the game fun for everyone in your area.
Now Niantic has done nothing about this despite me emailing them several times.
I honestly don’t know what to do anymore. This game isn’t fun in this area anymore and I may have to find somewhere else to play.