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Department Of Mysteries Part 2 Details For Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Department Of Mysteries Part 2 Details For Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

The current Brilliant Event in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite focuses on one of the most important scenes from the books: the clash between Death Eaters and Dumbledore's Army that took place in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. As the first part of the event wraps up, Wizards Unite will shift to Battle of the […]

Porygon Community Day Guide For Pokémon GO Trainers

Porygon Community Day Guide For Pokémon GO Trainers

Porygon Community Day is happening this Sunday, September 20th from 11 AM to 5 PM local time. With this guide, Pokémon GO trainers can optimize on this event, catch a ton of Shiny Porygon, and rake in the XP. First, a few details of Porygon Community Day that cannot be forgotten. Before getting out there and […]

Is The Decoding Porygon Ticket Worth It In Pokémon GO

Is The Decoding Porygon Ticket Worth It In Pokémon GO?

Decoding Porygon, a paid research, is currently available in the in-game shop in Pokémon GO. For one dollar, Pokémon trainers can unlock this research to play on Porygon Community Day, this Sunday from 11 AM until 5 PM. What trainers are wondering, though, is if the Decoding Porygon ticket is worth it. Let's take a look. The […]

Department Of Mysteries Part 2 Tasks In Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Department Of Mysteries Part 2 Tasks In Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

The Battle of the Department of Mysteries Brilliant Event Part 2 will begin in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite directly on the heels of Part 1. The event, which will run from September 22nd to the 29th, will have another series of special tasks for wizards and witches to complete. The full questline for The Battle of […]

Mega Pidgeot Raid Guide: A New Mega Unlocked In Pokémon GO

Mega Pidgeot Raid Guide: A New Mega Unlocked In Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO trainers… we did it. Mega Pidgeot has been released in Pokémon GO as a result of trainers completing two million Mega Raids during the first Mega-themed event of September. Now, in these raids, players will be able to battle Pidgeot in its Mega form, collect Mega Pidgeot energy, and potentially catch a Shiny Pidgeot. […]

Articuno Raid Guide: Legendary Birds In Pokémon GO

Articuno Raid Guide: Legendary Birds In Pokémon GO

To say it has been a long time since Articuno has been in Pokémon GO raids is an understatement. It was featured in the Research Breakthrough back in December 2019 and was available as a Shadow Pokémon through Giovanni and, later, the GO Fest 2020 Research. However, this one-time raid mainstay hasn't been in raids […]

Jessie &#038 James Featured In Surprise Pokémon GO Team Rocket Event

Jessie & James Featured In Surprise Pokémon GO Team Rocket Event

Earlier this month, Niantic announced that Jessie and James, the iconic Team Rocket duo from the animated series, would be leaving Pokémon GO this month. This would make September 30th the last day that players could hope for a chance to catch Shadow Shiny Ekans or Koffing from these encounters. Many trainers were alarmed by this […]

Sneasel Raid Spotlight: Boosted Shiny In Pokémon GO

Sneasel Raid Spotlight: Boosted Shiny In Pokémon GO

Sneasel is a Dark/Ice-type Pokémon from the Johto region that can currently be battled in Tier One raids in Pokémon GO. This Pokémon is unique in that it boasts the rare spawn Shiny rate… but isn't necessarily a rare spawn. This makes Sneasel raids more attractive to some due to the higher than the standard […]

Pokémon GO To Debut Shiny Castform Variants Before Main Series

Pokémon GO To Debut Shiny Castform Variants Before Main Series

Castform is a unique Pokémon in that it has four different forms depending on the weather conditions, but only one Shiny form. Until now. Niantic has updated the coding for Pokémon GO, and dataminers have uncovered newly added sprites for the Shiny versions of Castform's Shiny weather variants. These were previously seen in Pokémon HOME, but it […]

Pokémon GO Mega Battle Event Review: Megas Redeemed

Pokémon GO Mega Battle Event Review: Megas Redeemed?

The Mega Battle Event in Pokémon GO is Niantic's second of three events spotlighting Mega Evolution during September. The mechanics of Mega Energy, specifically how it is earned and how much it costs to Mega Evolve Pokémon, has created controversy in the community ever since its rollout. Did this Beedrill-themed event, which made Mega Energy widely […]

No New Shadow Pokémon Released For Pokémon GO Mega Battle Event

No New Shadow Pokémon Released For Pokémon GO Mega Battle Event

Pokémon GO trainers expected new Shadow Pokémon for the Mega Battle Event this week. None were released. This was initially thought to be a mistake, perhaps as a result of Niantic's laudable week off for company wellness, leading some trainers to expect that on Monday, when business as usual resumed, the promised Shadows would be […]

Everything Pokémon GO Players Need To Know About Cresselia

Everything Pokémon GO Players Need To Know About Cresselia

Part of the fun of the main series Pokémon games is the lore of these Legendary Pokémon, which Pokémon GO recreates with short descriptions in their Pokédex entries. However, looking into the roles these Pokémon play in other games, and even the anime, can enrich the experience of raiding these creatures in Niantic's mobile game. In honor […]

Shiny Cresselia Raid Hour Is Tonight In Pokémon GO

Shiny Cresselia Raid Hour Is Tonight In Pokémon GO

Cresselia Raid Hour is happening tonight in Pokémon GO. From 6 PM – 7 PM, most of the gyms in the game will feature Tier Five raids with Cresselia. For players that have waited until now to battle this Psychic-type Pokémon, this may be the last chance to get Shiny Cresselia for a long while. Legendary […]

Top Five Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO: Generation Two

Top Five Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO: Generation Two

Shiny Pokémon are some of the most sought after encounters in Pokémon GO. They are rare versions of Pokémon with different color palettes. Having completed our list of the rarest Shiny Pokémon in each region, it's time to rank each generation's best Shiny Pokémon. While this list is opinion-based, we welcome all Pokémon GO trainers […]

GO Battle League Season Four Is Live In Pokémon GO

GO Battle League Season Four Is Live In Pokémon GO

Season Four of GO Battle League, the player-versus-player arena in Pokémon GO, is now live. Players can access the in-game Battle option, which will lead them to the GO Battle League interface where they can be randomly matched to other trainers worldwide. The season has kicked off with Great League, which features a 1500 CP limit […]

Department Of Mysteries Event Tasks In Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Department Of Mysteries Event Tasks In Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

The Battle of the Department of Mysteries Brilliant Event Part One is now live in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Along with offering event-themed Foundables, all of which we reported on here, there will be a series of tasks that witches and wizards must complete in order to maximize on this Brilliant Event before Part Two begins. […]

Transferring Legendary Pokémon In Pokémon GO The Time Has Come

Transferring Legendary Pokémon In Pokémon GO? The Time Has Come

"Transfer your Legendary Pokémon." That sentence may seem like sacrilege to some Pokémon GO trainers. It may elicit gasps from rural players who cherish their hard-fought Legendary catches. There are many players, though, whose Pokémon storage is clogged with multiple, even dozens, of duplicate Legendary Pokémon. Rather than waiting to trade these Pokémon, there may […]

Shiny Tentacool Spotlight Hour Is Tonight In Pokémon GO

Shiny Tentacool Spotlight Hour Is Tonight In Pokémon GO

Tentacool Spotlight Hour is happening tonight in Pokémon GO. From 6 PM to 7 PM local time, there will be massively increased spawns of Tentacool in the wild, with its Shiny available. There is more to this hour than just hunting one species, though, and trainers looking to maximize on this Spotlight Hour can read on […]

Espeon Raid Guide For Solo Trainers In Pokémon GO

Espeon Raid Guide For Solo Trainers In Pokémon GO

To go with the Psychic-type theme of Cresselia's raid rotation in Pokémon GO, the fan-favorite Eeveelution from Generation Two is in raids: Espeon. This sleek pink fox is among the popular of the Eevee line, and it is obtainable in raids even by solo players. Top Espeon Counters Pokebattler, which calculates all possible combinations of […]

Which Boxes To Buy In Pokémon GO For September 2020

Which Boxes To Buy In Pokémon GO For September 2020

Currently, there are three boxes offered in Pokémon GO's in-game shop.  Each box offers a different experience for trainers. For players looking to decide which of these boxes to invest in, read our guide below to discover which set of items suits your playing style. The three available choices include: The Special Box: Two Premium Battle […]