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Top Five Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO: Generation Two

Top Five Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO: Generation Two

Credit: Niantic[/caption] 5 Marill Marill's color isn't particularly stunning, but changing the bright blue of the Pokémon once thought, before its debut, to be named "Pikablu," is exactly the kind of dramatic change that makes a good Shiny This rumor was so persistent that the name even, somehow, appeared on an official Topps card[...]

GO Battle League Season Four Is Live In Pokémon GO

GO Battle League Season Four Is Live In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption]The way that players hit different ranks in GO Battle League has changed in Season Four Here are the ranks and their requirements:Rank One: Players will begin the season here Rank Two: Five battles Rank Three: Two wins Rank Four: Four wins Rank Five: Eight wins Rank Six: Fifteen wins Rank Seven: Twenty-five[...]

Department Of Mysteries Event Tasks In Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Department Of Mysteries Event Tasks In Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Credit: Niantic[/caption]The Battle of the Department of Mysteries Brilliant Event Part One tasks include:Page One of FourCollect 2 ingredients or Portmanteaus: 2 Leaping Toadstool Brew Tonic for Trace Detection one time: 2 Re'em Blood Return 5 Brilliant Tank of Brains: 1 Strong Estimulo Potion REWARDS: 550 XP, 50 Brilliant XP, 2 Restricted Section Books,[...]

Transferring Legendary Pokémon In Pokémon GO The Time Has Come

Transferring Legendary Pokémon In Pokémon GO? The Time Has Come

Here's why all trainers should take a hard look at their Pokémon storage and bid farewell to some of their most powerful Pokémon.[caption id="attachment_1266128" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Wanna do some transfers in Pokémon GO? Courtesy of Niantic.[/caption]Tonight is Tentacool Spotlight Hour in Pokémon GO which, from 6 PM to 7 PM will offer increased Tentacool spawns in[...]

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

Credit: Niantic[/caption]The three available choices include:The Special Box: Two Premium Battle Passes, two Incense, two Super Incubators, twenty PokéBalls for 480 coins For a player with both limited time and funds to invest in Pokémon GO, this is the way to go It's not as good of a deal as the others, but if you'd[...]

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Will See A Department Of Mysteries Event

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Will See A Department Of Mysteries Event

Following the popular Dragon Week that released the regional dragon Foundables for players worldwide, Niantic is kicking off the Battle of the Department Mysteries Brilliant Event: Part One tomorrow in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite The event will begin Tuesday, September 15th at 11 AM Pacific and will run through the full week, ending Tuesday, September 22nd[...]

Alolan Exeggutor Raid Guide For Solo Trainers In Pokémon GO

Alolan Exeggutor Raid Guide For Solo Trainers In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption] Catching Alolan Exeggutor Alolan Exeggutor's catch circle is a bit far, but it's also huge Catching this Pokémon should be no problem to trainers, but for those looking to perfect your throw, here is how to do the circle lock technique.Using the circle lock technique, players can hold down the ball until Exeggutor's catch circle[...]

The Quick Catch Method In Pokémon GO Explained

The Quick Catch Method In Pokémon GO Explained

Credit: Niantic[/caption]To employ the Quick Catch Method, give the Pokémon you're catching your berry of choice (or no berry) and select your ball You'll need two hands for this next part With one hand, touch the berry option, holding it down.. and sliding it slightly to the right, toward the Pokéball[...]

Top 5 Most Useful Legendary Pokémon In Pokémon GO

Top 5 Most Useful Legendary Pokémon In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption] 5 Kyogre There are Water-type Pokémon with spammier moves, such as Swampert with Hydro Cannon, but Kyogre is at the top of the aquatic meta because of how hard it hits as well as the moves it can get This gargantuan Pokémon generally has Water-type moves, but it can learn the Electric-type Thunder, which makes[...]

Do Pokémon In Raids Have A Higher Shiny Rate In Pokémon GO

Do Pokémon In Raids Have A Higher Shiny Rate In Pokémon GO?

Let's investigate.[caption id="attachment_1264976" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Do Pokémon in Raids Have a Higher Shiny Rate in Pokémon GO? Credit: Niantic[/caption]The simple answer is "no," but there's more to it than that There are Egg/Raid-exclusive Pokémon with a higher shiny rate, but we will explain that shortly First, the important thing when understanding Shiny rates is that[...]

Mega Battle Event &#038 Challenge Are Now Live In Pokémon GO

Mega Battle Event & Challenge Are Now Live In Pokémon GO

There is a lot more to this event than originally announced by Niantic, so read on to see Bleeding Cool's full catalog of the event spawns, the Mega Houndoom challenge, the research, and more.[caption id="attachment_1264505" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mega Battle Event and Challenge Are Now Live in Pokémon GO Credit: Niantic[/caption] Mega Battle Challenge If trainers collectively complete[...]

Full Cresselia Raid Rotation For September 2020 In Pokémon GO

Full Cresselia Raid Rotation For September 2020 In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption] Tier OneGothita Kirlia Nuzleaf Sneasel - Shiny available, boosted oddsIt's a small Tier One rotation the Cresselia rotation, with none of the usual suspects that one would expect, such as Shinx, Timburr, or Klink However, Sneasel will be a good option for those who don't yet have the Shiny, as its rate is[...]

Trace Charm Change In Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Sparks Controversy

Trace Charm Change In Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Sparks Controversy

In late August, Niantic released an update about the functionality of the Trace Charm in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite In this update, Niantic corrected what was described as "a number of incorrect stats and descriptions on the Trace Charm screen." These changes, however, were interpreted by the Wizards Unite community as a nerf to the Trace Charm,[...]

When Will Kecleon Be Released In Pokémon GO

When Will Kecleon Be Released In Pokémon GO?

Niantic is planning to unveil Generation Six in Pokémon GO this year, adding species from the Kalos region into the wild However, there are still Pokémon from earlier generations that have yet to be released, even dating as far back to Generation Three for one specific species As Pokémon GO moves on to newer Generations, many trainers[...]

Cresselia Raid Guide: Catch A Shiny Moon Goddess In Pokémon GO

Cresselia Raid Guide: Catch A Shiny Moon Goddess In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption] Top Cresselia Counters Pokebattler, which calculates all possible combinations of Pokémon and moves, lists the top 10 Cresselia counters as such:Mega Beedrill (Bug Bite, X-Scissor) Shadow Weavile (Snarl, Foul Play) Shadow Mewtwo (Psycho Cut, Shadow Ball) Mega Charizard Y (Wing Attack, Blast Burn) Shadow Tyranitar (Bite, Crunch) Darkrai (Snarl, Dark Pulse) Shadow Houndoom (Snarl,[...]

When Will Snivy Community Day Happen In Pokémon GO

When Will Snivy Community Day Happen In Pokémon GO?

Niantic generally followed a pattern: Starter, rare spawn, starter, rare spawn, starter, rare spawn, and so on On top of that, each day would feature the Shiny release of a Pokémon that, before its Community Day, had yet to have its Shiny released in-game That pattern was broken this year in multiple ways, leaving the[...]

The Final Heatran Raid Hour Is Tonight In Pokémon GO

The Final Heatran Raid Hour Is Tonight In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption]The likely situation is that this will be a less frantic raid hour than the previous three unless you are a trainer living in a city In that situation, Heatran could dominate raids for a full year and you'll still likely get a full lobby The truth of the matter is, though, Heatran has[...]

Shinx Raid Spotlight: Boosted Shiny In Pokémon GO

Shinx Raid Spotlight: Boosted Shiny In Pokémon GO

Shinx is an Electric-type Pokémon from the Sinnoh region that can currently be battled in Tier One raids in Pokémon GO. Beyond being cute, there's a major reason why trainers will want to attempt to capture this little sparky lion cub. Or cat? Dog? We think lion cub, but hey, we're also supportive in whatever […]

All Leagues Now Available In Pokémon GO Battle League Season Three

All Leagues Now Available In Pokémon GO Battle League Season Three

Pokémon GO Battle League Season Three is winding down as Niantic preps to roll out Season Four, but first.. the game's PVP arena has entered its final phase of the season All three major leagues are now available, along with Master League's Premier Cup These concurrent leagues will run until Monday, September 14, 2020, at[...]