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Are Mega Mewtwo EX Raids Coming To Pokémon GO

Are Mega Mewtwo EX Raids Coming To Pokémon GO?

Mega EX Raids are most likely going to be invite-only Mega Raids that feature Legendary Pokémon Here's who we believe will be featured in the upcoming Mega EX Raids in Pokémon GO.Mega Mewtwo X and Y: Likely the first Mega EX Raid boss, Mewtwo, like Charizard, has two Mega forms One takes on a dual[...]

Mega Gengar Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players: Top Counters

Mega Gengar Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players: Top Counters

Credit: Niantic[/caption] Catching Mega Gengar Important to note: Like all Mega Raids, these Gengar battles will see Gengar revert to its non-Mega form when defeated During the Halloween 2020 event, it will be a Costume Gengar Using Golden Razz Berries, it should be relatively easy to catch it, but be aware.. Gengar is a big Pokémon, but[...]

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[...]

Mega Houndoom: Pokémon GO Trainers Greatest Weapon For Halloween

Mega Houndoom: Pokémon GO Trainers' Greatest Weapon For Halloween

Halloween is coming, which means that ghosts will soon be haunting Pokémon GO. First up will be the arrival of Giratina Origin Forme in Tier Five raids this Friday, October 9th. However, it is a given that raids during the upcoming Halloween event will be taken over by Ghost-types to fit the theme of spooky season. […]

Shiny Houndoom Confirmed In Pokémon GO&#8230 But Did Niantic Forget

Shiny Houndoom Confirmed In Pokémon GO… But Did Niantic Forget?

Fresh off the controversy surrounding Mega Energy and Mega Raids, Niantic announced that they were pulling back on some of the pandemic bonuses, including Incense effectivity and Egg hatch distance This led to an uproar on social media that continues in the replies to all of their posts to this day Shortly after that, Mega[...]

Mega Houndoom Raid Guide: Pokémon GOs Hell Hound

Mega Houndoom Raid Guide: Pokémon GO's Hell Hound

Paired with "Great" or "Excellent" throws, this should lead to a successfully caught Houndoom. Shiny Houndoom odds The current analysis from researchers suggests that Pokémon caught from Mega Raids have a Shiny rate of one in 60 This will likely hold true for Houndoom, as it has for Pidgeot, Charizard, Venusaur, and Blastoise before it. 100% IVs When looking[...]

What Are the Shiny Rates For Mega Raids In Pokémon GO

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

The Pokémon GO community was taken aback during the release of Mega Raids, and not just because of the backlash due to the Mega Energy system This new tier of raids had suddenly made evolutions that had been formerly Shiny-locked available to encounter as Shinies It began with Charizard, Blastoise, and Venusaur, but now the addition of[...]

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[...]

Full Mega Battle Event Timed Research For Mega Beedrill In Pokémon GO

Full Mega Battle Event Timed Research For Mega Beedrill In Pokémon GO

As the Mega Battle Event begins in Pokémon GO, Niantic is giving trainers another crack at Mega Beedrill. In a new Timed Research, the Mega Battle Challenge, trainers are tasked to complete four pages of research to unlock a total of 135 Mega Beedrill Energy. The full questline for the research and all of the rewards […]

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

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

It focused on the obvious: Mega Raids, which have kicked up quite a bit of controversy upon their release even before the event started Now, as the event wraps up, did Niantic's tweaks to this event and the Mega system suffice, or did they deserve the continued backlash?[caption id="attachment_1262534" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Pokémon GO Mega Raid[...]

Pokémon GO Offers Trainers Free Remote Raid Passes

Pokémon GO Offers Trainers Free Remote Raid Passes

There has been a major backlash to the rollout of Mega Evolution, with most of it focused specifically on Mega Raids, which some trainers have criticized as a "pay to play" system Niantic has responded to these concerns, stating that they are listening and that changes will be coming.. but that it may take some[...]

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

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

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 of the event This week of special spawns will run through Monday, September 7, 2020, at 10:00PM local time and features special[...]

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

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

Credit: Niantic[/caption] Mega Raids Event This event will take place start Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at 8:00AM and will run through Monday, September 7, 2020, at 10:00PM local time The goal of the event is for players to complete two million Mega Raids, at which point Mega Pidgeot will be released in raids for the remainder of[...]

Full Raid Rotation For Mega Raids Release In Pokémon GO

Full Raid Rotation For Mega Raids Release In Pokémon GO

Mega Raids have been introduced to the game, allowing Pokémon trainers to battle four distinct Mega Evolved Pokémon While these Mega Raids are at the exact same difficulty level of a Legendary Tier Five raid, they are a unique feature in that the Pokémon encountered during the catch isn't the Mega, but rather, the standard[...]

Mega Raid Guide: Top Mega Venusaur Counters In Pokémon GO

Mega Raid Guide: Top Mega Venusaur Counters In Pokémon GO

Mega Evolution has rolled out in Pokémon GO and, with it, Mega Raids These raids will be their own tier independent of the known ranking system of raids, but they seem to be, at least thus far, at the same difficulty level of Tier Five Legendary Raids Mega Venusaur, the ultimate form of Generation One's fan[...]

Mega Raid Guide: Top Mega Blastoise Counters In Pokémon GO

Mega Raid Guide: Top Mega Blastoise Counters In Pokémon GO

Mega Evolution has rolled out in Pokémon GO and, with it, Mega Raids These raids will be their own tier independent of the known ranking system of raids, but they seem to be, at least thus far, at the same difficulty level of Tier Five Legendary Raids Mega Blastoise is the most difficult of these Mega[...]

Mega Raid Guide: Top Mega Charizard Y Counters In Pokémon GO

Mega Raid Guide: Top Mega Charizard Y Counters In Pokémon GO

Mega Evolution has rolled out in Pokémon GO and, with it, Mega Raids These raids will be their own tier independent of the known ranking system of raids, but they seem to be, at least thus far, at the same difficulty level of Tier Five Legendary Raids Mega Charizard Y, the variant of Charizard's Mega Evolution[...]

Mega Raid Guide: Top Mega Charizard X Counters In Pokémon GO

Mega Raid Guide: Top Mega Charizard X Counters In Pokémon GO

Mega Evolution has rolled out in Pokémon GO and, with it, Mega Raids These raids will be their own tier independent of the known ranking system of raids, but they seem to be, at least thus far, at the same difficulty level of Tier Five Legendary Raids Mega Charizard X, the black and blue flaming beast[...]

Shiny Pokémon In Mega Raids: Mega Evolution Is Live In Pokémon GO

Shiny Pokémon In Mega Raids: Mega Evolution Is Live In Pokémon GO

The rollout begins with Mega Charizard X, Venusaur, and Blastoise in Mega Raids, and a Special Research quest that will allow trainers to Mega Evolve Beedrill Niantic's official announcement includes new information on Megas and their events that will take place in September Here's everything you need to know to maximize on the first wave,[...]