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Mega Venusaur Raid Spotlight: Leaving Pokémon GO This Friday

Mega Venusaur Raid Spotlight: Leaving Pokémon GO This Friday

Venusaur is a Grass/Poison-type Pokémon from the Kanto region that can currently be battled in Mega Raids in Pokémon GO. Introduced with the other Generation One starter evolutions, Blastoise and Charizard, in the first round of Mega Raids, Venusaur will be the first of the originals to leave. Mega Venusaur exits this Friday, October 23rd […]

Venusaur Leaves As Changes Come To Mega Evolution In Pokémon GO

Venusaur Leaves As Changes Come To Mega Evolution In Pokémon GO

Following this departure, Niantic will make major changes to Mega Evolution this November Details below.[caption id="attachment_1282848" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mega Venusaur promotional image in Pokémon GO Credit: Niantic[/caption]Mega Venusaur will leave Friday, October 23rd at 6 PM Pacific and, up until that time, will be featured more commonly in Mega Raids[...]

Mega Energy Limitations Lifted In New Pokémon GO Update

Mega Energy Limitations Lifted In New Pokémon GO Update

Credit: Niantic[/caption]In this latest change to Mega Energy and Mega Evolution in Pokémon GO, the following alterations have been announced:Pokémon will stay Mega Evolved for eight hours rather than four hours Mega Energy will no longer be capped at 999 and will instead have a new cap of 2000 per speciesWhile this change is[...]

Mega Aerodactyl &#038 Slowbro Are Coming To Pokémon GO

Mega Aerodactyl & Slowbro Are Coming To Pokémon GO

There haven't been any announcements of new Mega Pokémon being added to Pokémon GO since Septembered three Mega Events, which unlocked Mega Pidgeotto and Houndoom in raids, along with securing a late-October research rewarding Mega Gengar Energy for those who completed September's research. There has been data found in Pokémon GO's code, though, that reveals two new […]

Mega Buddy Challenge Event Review In Pokémon GO

Mega Buddy Challenge Event Review In Pokémon GO

Most importantly, though, Mega Evolution lasted for a whopping twelve hours during the event If this became standard, the fanbase would have nothing left to complain about regarding Mega Evolution Overall, the focus on these interesting event perks outside of the spawns, and the research made this one feel unique. Raids Big Pokémon came into raids this[...]

What Are the Shiny Rates For Mega Raids In Pokémon GO

What Are the Shiny Rates For Mega Raids In Pokémon GO?

Also, trainers who have encounters wild shiny Beedrill since the release of Mega Evolution have been able to confirm that it isn't just raids that offer Shiny encounters of Mega-capable Pokémon, but that these species are fully unlocked whichever way they're encountered However, one question remains.. exactly what are the Shiny Rates for these Mega[...]

Shiny Blastoise Charizard &#038 Venusaur In Pokémon GO Photobombs

Shiny Blastoise, Charizard, & Venusaur In Pokémon GO Photobombs

One of the most fun aspects of Pokémon GO is their GO Snapshot feature, which allows players to take AR photographs of their Pokémon. This feature is underrated in many ways. More popular aspects of the game such as raiding and GO Battle League offer valuable rewards that can pay off in-game, but the photography shouldn't […]

Full Mega Buddy Challenge Raid Rotation In Pokémon GO

Full Mega Buddy Challenge Raid Rotation In Pokémon GO

It appears that the Articuno Raid Rotation has been bumped from Pokémon GO, replaced with a new set of raids tying into the Mega Buddy Challenge event. While Articuno itself will remain as the Legendary boss until Zapdos replaces it this Friday, the rest of the tiers have been cleared out to make room for […]

Shiny Doduo Has Been Released In Pokémon GOs New Event

Shiny Doduo Has Been Released In Pokémon GO's New Event

This week's Mega Buddy Event, which started today at 10 AM local time, is bringing a new Shiny Pokémon to Pokémon GO: Shiny Doduo. Doduo has been a surprisingly rare spawn since its release and has grown even more difficult to find as Niantic rolls out new Generations of Pokémon in the game. Now, Doduo will […]

Full Timed Research For Mega Buddy Event In Pokémon GO

Full Timed Research For Mega Buddy Event In Pokémon GO

The Mega Buddy event has begun in Pokémon GO, bringing with it a new set of Timed Research. Yet again, this research is heavy on Mega Beedrill Energy, offering over 100 on top of what was given to trainers with the previous two questlines. The objective of the Mega Buddy Challenge is simple: complete the full […]

The Mega Buddy Event Is Now Live In Pokémon GO

The Mega Buddy Event Is Now Live In Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO focused all of its events on Mega Evolution during September The first event, a Mega Raid Challenge, tasked players with completing raids to unlock Mega Pidgeot Then, the Mega Battle Challenge teased Mega Houndoom if a certain amount of trainer battles or Team GO Rocket encounters could be completed Now, the final challenge[...]

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. […]

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[...]

Mega Pidgeot Has Been Unlocked In Pokémon GO

Mega Pidgeot Has Been Unlocked In Pokémon GO

Last week's Mega Raid Event posed a challenge to Pokémon GO trainers: complete two million Mega Raids to unlock Mega Pidgeot. Following the event, Niantic had a company-wide week off for employee wellness that gave the fanbase just enough time to create a roaring wave of speculation as to whether or not this new Mega had […]

Mega Energy Available Through Free Daily Task In Pokémon GO

Mega Energy Available Through Free Daily Task In Pokémon GO

There has been an uproar in the Pokémon GO community after Niantic's release of Mega Evolution Mega Evolution is a new mechanic in the game that evolves certain Pokémon (currently Beedrill, Blastoise, Venusaur, and Charizard with plans announced to release Pidgeot, Houndoom, and Gengar) to a temporary new form with increased power. Pokémon GO trainers have been[...]

Pokémon GO Mega Raid Week Review: Fun Or Pay-To-Play

Pokémon GO Mega Raid Week Review: Fun Or Pay-To-Play?

The Pokémon GO player base took to social media with complaints about Mega Evolution before the event, leading Niantic to make changes to the mechanic ahead of schedule These changes were good but did little to appear players that felt the feature was prioritizing pay-to-play trainers rather than those who play for free The changes, though,[...]

When To Mega Evolve Your Pokémon In Pokémon GO

When To Mega Evolve Your Pokémon In Pokémon GO

Mega Evolution is a temporary power-up in Pokémon GO that increases a Pokémon's CP, gives it a new and more powerful form, and boosts other trainers' attacks in raids Pokémon remain in their Mega forms for only four hours after they are Mega Evolved, and the first time this is done costs a great deal of[...]

Pokémon GO Makes Changes To Mega Evolution Following Outrage

Pokémon GO Makes Changes To Mega Evolution Following Outrage

The release of Mega Evolution in Pokémon GO has been met with controversy among players Elements of this new feature that were found to be flawed by certain players included the short amount of time Mega Evolution lasts, the number of raids needed to complete to garner enough Mega Energy to do these temporary power-ups, the cost[...]

Mega Raid Event Is Now Live In Pokémon GO For One Week

Mega Raid Event Is Now Live In Pokémon GO For One Week

As announced by Niantic yesterday along with two other September events, the Mega Raid event is now live in Pokémon GO. For a week, Pokémon trainers will be tasked with a GO Fest-style Global Challenge: when two million Mega Raids are complete during event hours, Mega Pidgeot will be released in raids for the remainder […]

Shiny Doduo Shiny Ledyba &#038 Mega Houndoom Coming To Pokémon GO

Shiny Doduo, Shiny Ledyba, & Mega Houndoom Coming To Pokémon GO

Niantic has announced their upcoming slate of Pokémon GO events for September 2020, all of which will focus on Mega Evolution These events will see the release of Shiny Doduo and Shiny Ledyba Here's what you can look forward to in each event.[caption id="attachment_1259952" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Shiny Doduo, Shiny Ledyba, & Mega Houndoom Coming to Pokémon[...]