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Poké Spotlight: Getting To Know Ampharos Outside Of Pokémon GO

Poké Spotlight: Getting To Know Ampharos Outside Of Pokémon GO

Part of the fun of the main series Pokémon games is the lore of each species, 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 hunting these creatures in Niantic's mobile game. In honor of […]

Weekly One PokéCoin Bundles Return To Pokémon GO

Weekly One PokéCoin Bundles Return To Pokémon GO

One of the final, missing remainders from the "Pandemic Bonus" era of Pokémon GO has been reintroduced into the game, at long last. Niantic announced this week that they're adding one PokéCoin bundles back into the game. Niantic has re-introduced many of the bonuses that were made live in Pokémon GO when the world at large began […]

Shiny Ampharos Can Now Be Encountered In The Wild In Pokémon GO

Shiny Ampharos Can Now Be Encountered In The Wild In Pokémon GO

In almost every situation, once a Shiny Pokémon can be encountered in Pokémon GO, it will be available in its Shiny form in any type of encounter. Now that Mega Ampharos has been introduced into raids with a chance of a Shiny encounter after the raid is defeated, you know what that means: wild spawns of […]

Niantic Announces Mareep Incense Day In Pokémon GO

Niantic Announces Mareep Incense Day In Pokémon GO

It's been a while, but we have another Incense Day on our hands in Pokémon GO. This Sunday, January 24th from 11 AM through 5 PM, Mareep Incense Day will see Mareep responding more frequently to Incense. There will also be alternating hours where Electric-type and Dragon-type Pokémon will respond to Incense. During past Incense Days, […]

Complete Raid Rotation For The Hoenn Celebration Event In Pokémon GO

Complete Raid Rotation For The Hoenn Celebration Event In Pokémon GO

The Hoenn Celebration Event is now live in Pokémon GO, bringing with it boosted Generation Three spawns, a Rayquaza-themed Timed Research, and a brand new raid rotation hingeing on Kyogre and Groudon. Here, you can explore the full list of available raids as well as our commentary on the Shiny rates of each species. Let's get […]

Entei Suicune &#038 Raikou Return To Raids In Pokémon GO

Entei, Suicune, & Raikou Return To Raids In Pokémon GO

Finally, the Legendary Beasts of Johto will return to Pokémon GO. Here are the full details of the next set of raids once Kyogre and Groudon leave the game next Tuesday morning. Niantic announced on the official Pokémon GO blog: Entei will be appearing in five-star raids from Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, […]

Pokémon GO Announces Johto Celebration Event 2021 Details

Pokémon GO Announces Johto Celebration Event 2021 Details

Niantic has announced the next Pokémon GO event, continuing the current series of region-specific celebrations counting down to the Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto. The Johto Celebration Event will introduce a new Shiny, spotlight Generation Two species in the wild and raids, and offer more features. Here are the full details for the Johto Celebration in Pokémon GO: […]

Poké Spotlight: Getting To Know Shroomish Outside Of Pokémon GO

Poké Spotlight: Getting To Know Shroomish Outside Of Pokémon GO

Part of the fun of the main series Pokémon games is the lore of each species, 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 hunting these creatures in Niantic's mobile game. In honor of […]

Mega Ampharos Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players: January 2021

Mega Ampharos Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players: January 2021

Niantic did announce Mega Ampharos to Chinese-langauge players but, outside of that, it was a bit of a surprise drop. Let's take a look at the top counters to help trainers take down this super-powered Ampharos which takes on a dual Electric/Dragon-type. It can be encountered in its Shiny form at the encounter screen, so […]

Tasks &#038 Rewards For The Hoenn Celebration Research In Pokémon GO

Tasks & Rewards For The Hoenn Celebration Research In Pokémon GO

The Hoenn Celebration Event begins today in Pokémon GO. While Groudon and Kyogre are in raids for the event, they make up part of a group known as the Weather Trio. The third member of that group? Why, it's none other than the infamous Rayquaza, the most powerful Dragon-type and Flying-type species in Pokémon GO. While good ol' […]

Full Details For Tonights Shroomish Spotlight Hour In Pokémon GO

Full Details For Tonight's Shroomish Spotlight Hour In Pokémon GO

Tonight is Shroomish Spotlight Hour in Pokémon GO. Let's take a look at what this hour will offer including the focus on Shroomish and the weekly bonus. First up, Shroomish is not currently available in its Shiny form. With the kinda exception of Wobbuffet, which was already available as a Shiny if you hatched and evolved a Wynaut, […]

The Hoenn Celebration Event Is Now Live In Pokémon GO

The Hoenn Celebration Event Is Now Live In Pokémon GO

The Hoenn Celebration Event begins today in Pokémon GO. Here, you can find our breakdown of what's happening and our tips for gameplay during the event. The Hoenn Celebration Event in Pokémon GO will include… NO NEW SHINY RELEASE! Womp womp. It will, though, include,… Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Taillow, Loudred, Nosepass, Aron, Meditite, Roselia, Carvanha, Numel, […]

Poké Spotlight: Getting To Know Aron Outside Of Pokémon GO

Poké Spotlight: Getting To Know Aron Outside Of Pokémon GO

Part of the fun of the main series Pokémon games is the lore of each species, 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 hunting these creatures in Niantic's mobile game. In honor of […]

Kyogre Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players: January 2021

Kyogre Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players: January 2021

Finally, something good is in Tier Five raids in Pokémon GO. Kyogre and Groudon return to raids tomorrow after, with the exception of a single day, an absence longer than a year. They're only here for seven days, though, so this is going to be an intense week of raiding. This raid guide will help […]

Groudon Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players: January 2021

Groudon Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players: January 2021

Finally, something good is in Tier Five raids in Pokémon GO. Groudon and Kyogre return to raids tomorrow after, with the exception of a single day, an absence longer than a year. They're only here for seven days, though, so this is going to be an intense week of raiding. This raid guide will help […]

Poké Spotlight: Getting To Know Hippopotas Outside Of Pokémon GO

Poké Spotlight: Getting To Know Hippopotas Outside Of Pokémon GO

Part of the fun of the main series Pokémon games is the lore of each species, 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 hunting these creatures in Niantic's mobile game. In honor of […]

The Unreleased Unova Shinies In Pokémon GO – Part Four

The Unreleased Unova Shinies In Pokémon GO – Part Four

Even though the Unova Region has only been released in Pokémon GO for just over a year, many of its species have already debuted their Shiny forms. Even though many Shinies remain unreleased, they are in the game's code and available for us to see. Let's take a look at some Unova Shinies that have […]

The Kyurem Scale: Rating Bosses In Pokémon GO – Sinnoh Creation Trio

The Kyurem Scale: Rating Bosses In Pokémon GO – Sinnoh Creation Trio

Bleeding Cool is here to introduce the Kyurem Scale in Pokémon GO. 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 […]

Mass Transferring Legendaries &#038 Mythicals Coming To Pokémon GO

Mass Transferring Legendaries & Mythicals Coming To Pokémon GO

In order to transfer Legendary and Mythical Pokémon in Pokémon GO, one must click the creature and manually transfer it, one at a time. This used to be the same way that Costumed Pokémon had to be transferred. Now, in response to requests from trainers, Niantic allows Costumed Pokémon to be mass transferred, offering a warning […]

Pokémon GO Machop Community Day 2021 Review

Pokémon GO Machop Community Day 2021 Review

Yesterday was Machop Community Day, the first of 2021's monthly Pokémon GO events. Did the choice of this Kanto Fighting-type Pokémon restore this once highly anticipated event to its former glory? What Worked in This Pokémon GO Event Candy XL: Machop Community Day, and February's Roselia Community Day, will essentially serve two purposes. Newer and more casual players […]