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Pokémon GO Unova Celebration Event 2021 Review
This new system, based on both the odd-placement and bastardly penchant for hopping out of balls exhibited by the Unova Legendary Pokémon Kyurem, is meant to rate the difficulty of catching Legendary Pokémon in Pokémon GO raids on a scale of "One" through "Full @#$%ing Kyurem." Now that we have assessed multiple generations of Legendaries,[...]
Explaining the New Collections Feature in Pokémon GO
In honor of Burn Drive Genesect's debut, let's take a deep dive into this prehistoric species' lore. Genesect in Pokémon GO Credit: Niantic Dex entry number 649, Genesect is a Bug/Steel-type species from the Unova Region, introduced into the world of Pokémon with Generation Five This Mythical Pokémon, like most Mythicals and Legendaries, has no gender[...]
Full Raid Rotation for Unova Celebration 2021 in Pokémon GO
Burn Drive Genesect is here to bring back our long lost love: Raid Hour. Genesect in Pokémon GO Credit: Niantic Now, Raid Hour hasn't been gone It has just been virtually unplayable due to perhaps the worst raid decision in Pokémon GO history Niantic opted to feature Kyurem, a species that had already been featured for a three-week span[...]
Pokémon GO New Year’s 2021 Celebration Event Review
Burn Drive Genesect debuts in Pokémon GO this week, bringing a new version of this Unova Mythical Pokémon to raids… kind of Let's take a look at what the different forms of Genesect are and what they mean for trainers looking to complete the set. Genesects various drives in Pokémon GO[...]
Pokémon GO New Year’s 2021 Celebration Event Review
After a short Ho-Oh stay, Genesect returns with a new feature: Burn Drive, which gives it a Fire-type attack Let's take a look at the top counters to help trainers take down Genesect, a dual Bug/Steell-type, which cannot yet be encountered in its Shiny form due to this being the Burn Drive debut With this[...]
Pokémon GO Unova Week Review: Was This Event Worth the Time?
Niantic underpromised and overdelivered in this event, big time. Ultra Unlock Unova Week released Shiny Roggenrola, Shiny Genesect and more Credit: Niantic Unova Raids The Tier One through Four raids were, on the other hand, not the spiciest Niantic balanced this out by having Alolan Marowak appear as the only non-Unova Pokémon in the rotation to give Shiny[...]
Genesect Raid Hour: Last Chance for Shiny Genesect in Pokémon GO
Genesect is currently the Tier Five raid boss in Pokémon GO for the Ultra Unlock: Unova Week event Because this Mythical Pokémon is leaving on Friday as this event ends, that means that tonight at 6PM local time is the one and only Genesect Raid Hour If you haven't yet caught your Shiny Genesect, now[...]
Venipede Spotlight Hour is Tonight, But Will Venipede Be Shiiny?
Baskin-Robbins' raid hour will only take place at their locations, in an effort to drive those who live in the center of the Pokémon GO player/hungry-for-rocky-road Venn Diagram to their locations. It will be interesting to see how this is handled, as Baskin-Robbins hasn't clarified if this Raid Hour will only feature the current Tier Five[...]
Pokémon GO's Mythical Problem: Deoxys & Genesect Aren't Tradable
Here is why Niantic should listen. Pokémon GO's Mythical Problem: Deoxys & Genesect aren't tradable Credit: The Pokémon Company Collecting Lucky Pokémon is a major part of Pokémon GO for many trainers As many players advance in the game, collecting these Pokémon becomes akin to earning badges[...]
Complete Guide To Ultra Unlock: Unova Week In Pokémon GO
Unova Week, the final week of the three-week-long Ultra Unlock event in Pokémon GO, kicked off this Friday by introducing four new Pokémon into the game with Sewaddle, Cottonee, Bouffalant, and Emolga in addition to releasing the Shiny forms of Roggenrola and Genesect Along with the event, a series of bonuses, special Eggs, and Field[...]
Ultra Unlock Finale: Full Raid Rotation For Unova Week In Pokémon GO
This event brings with it the release of Shiny Roggenrola and Shiny Genesect, but as well as new spawns in the wild and some Shiny Pokémon in raids Bleeding Cool is here to report on the full Raid Rotation for Unova Week as Ultra Unlock concludes If you're Shiny hunting or searching for meta-relevant Generation[...]
Genesect Raid Guide: How To Catch A Shiny Genesect in Pokémon GO
Unova Week, the final part of the three-week Ultra Unlock event, begins and with it comes the new Tier Five raid boss: the Mythical Pokémon… Genesect This is the Shiny release for Genesect, which was previously only available in Special Research With only one week and one Raid Hour for trainers to hunt for Shiny[...]
Unova Week Unlocked at Pokémon GO Fest 2020 for
Here's everything trainers need to know to prepare for Unova Week and the first-ever Genesect raids. Unova Week promo art Credit: Niantic. DATE: Friday, August 14, 2020, at 1:00 p.m to Friday, August 21, 2020 at 1:00 p.m PDT (GMT −7). Generation Five Pokémon Flood Pokémon GO For Unova Week With Generation Six Pokémon teased in Pokémon GO's Fourth[...]
Rayquaza Returns and Unown in Raids for Pokémon GO Ultra Unlock
These events will feature the popular legendary Rayquaza return to five-star raids, Unown debuting in raids for the first time ever, the release of Shiny Mythology Pokémon Genesect and Deoxys, and much more Especially considering details of GO Fest 2020 are still coming out, this update can be slightly overwhelming, so Bleeding Cool is here[...]