Server-side update brings little change to Pokedex
Niantic has made a little change today for Pokedex. Starting Now, Pokemon that you encounter or fight at Gyms will be recorded on your Pokedex as “Seen” .
This update, although small, seems normal and follows the spirit of the games. Even Ash in every battle would take out his Pokedex to meet his opponent’s Pokemon. So don’t be surprised if you are seeing this: