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How To Get A Lucky Pokémon In Pokémon GO: A Trading Guide

How To Get A Lucky Pokémon In Pokémon GO: A Trading Guide

Credit: Niantic[/caption]The most common way to acquire a Lucky is by trading with a friend, over and over Trainers are allowed 100 trades per day, and the mechanic currently makes it very easy for two players to swap catches back and forth At random, a Pokémon may turn Lucky, which will happen for both players,[...]

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

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

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 Week Review: Fun or Pay-to-Play? Credit: Niantic[/caption] Spawns First up, Mega Raid Week was odd in that it featured no new Shiny release[...]

Timburr Raid Spotlight: Boosted Shiny In Pokémon GO

Timburr Raid Spotlight: Boosted Shiny In Pokémon GO

Timburr is a Fighting-type Pokémon from the Unova region that can currently be battled in Tier One raids in Pokémon GO. Even beginner trainers can take this Pokémon out with no problem, so what makes this little punch-weasel such a coveted Pokémon? This Raid Spotlight will give trainers everything they need to know about this Generation […]

Dragon Week Event Announced For Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Dragon Week Event Announced For Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

A change has come to Niantic's plans for their game continuing the story of J K Rowling's beloved books. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will see one event pushed slightly during September 2020, while another event has been added to keep mobile wizards and witches busy. Much like in Niantic's other hit game Pokémon GO, a Dragon Week event[...]

The Rarest Generation Five Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO

The Rarest Generation Five Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption] 5 & 4 Shiny Virizion & Terrakion Generation Five has only been out for one year in total, so the earlier numbers on this list may not be especially rare compared to Pokémon that have been out of the rotation for some time However, Virizion and Terrakion share the fifth and fourth places because of[...]

Donphan Raid Guide: How to Solo This Raid In Pokémon GO

Donphan Raid Guide: How to Solo This Raid In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption] Top Donphan CountersPokebattler, which calculates all possible combinations of Pokémon and moves, lists the top 10 Donphan counters as such:Mega Blastoise (Water Gun, Hydro Cannon) Mega Venusaur (Vine Whip, Frenzy Plant) Mega Charizard Y (Fire Spin, Blast Burn) Shadow Swampert (Water Gun, Hydro Cannon) Shadow Gyarados (Waterfall, Hydro Pump) Kyogre (Waterfall, Surf) Shadow[...]

When To Mega Evolve Your Pokémon In Pokémon GO

When To Mega Evolve Your Pokémon In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption] 1 Your Pokémon will be useful in a raiding event Instead of rushing to complete your Mega Dex, a strategic time to Mega Evolve your Pokémon would be if there is a raiding event where your it will be useful A Cresselia Raid Hour, for example, would be a terrific time to Mega Evolve Beedrill[...]

Will Shiny Mew Ever Be Released In Pokémon GO

Will Shiny Mew Ever Be Released In Pokémon GO?

Generally, with Legendary Raid Bosses, Niantic will release them in their non-Shiny form for their in-game debut, remove them from the raid rotation for a while (or, in the case of Palkia and Dilga, for what feels like centuries), and then re-release them with Shiny potential With Pokémon that can be caught in the wild,[...]

Claydol Raid Guide: The Most Difficult Tier Three Raid In Pokémon GO

Claydol Raid Guide: The Most Difficult Tier Three Raid In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption] Top Claydol Counters Pokebattler, which calculates all possible combinations of Pokémon and moves, lists the top 10 Claydol counters as such:Mega Blastoise (Water Gun, Hydro Cannon) Mega Houndoom (Snarl, Foul Play)* Mega Venusaur (Vine Whip, Frenzy Plant) Mega Beedrill (Bug Bite, X-Scissor) Shadow Weavile (Snarl, Avalanche) Shadow Swampert (Water Gun, Hydro Cannon) Mega Charizard[...]

Unova Pokémon that Still Havent Been Released In Pokémon GO

Unova Pokémon that Still Haven't Been Released In Pokémon GO

A Generation Six in Pokémon GO has been teased by Niantic in their fourth-anniversary poster, which showed off the starters from the Kalos region This came as a surprise to some trainers even though Niantic has made a habit of releasing new generations toward the end of each year, due to the fact that so many[...]

Victini Research &#038 Another Mega Beedrill Quest Found In Pokémon GO

Victini Research & Another Mega Beedrill Quest Found In Pokémon GO

A recent datamine into Niantic's latest update to Pokémon GO has found some items of interest Porygon's new Community Day move of Tri Attack has been added to the game, along with two new quests.. the full text of the upcoming Victini Special Research that will send trainers on a quest to discover this Mythical Psychic/Fire-type[...]

Whatever Happened To GO Battle Day: Pidgey In Pokémon GO

Whatever Happened To GO Battle Day: Pidgey In Pokémon GO?

It was then assumed that this event would take place during the Flying Cup, a new event that Niantic announced would be coming during GO Battle League: Season Three Now, though, Season Three is wrapping up, and the event is nowhere to be found.. until now Here's what GO Battle Day: Pidgey and the Flying[...]

New Attacks Added In Pokémon GO For GO Battle League &#038 Raids

New Attacks Added In Pokémon GO For GO Battle League & Raids

Niantic has been known to make alterations to certain moves as Pokémon GO seasons of GO Battle League change Now, as Season Three ends and Season Four begins, Niantic has rolled out new moves that will affect how select Pokémon perform in PVP in general, which impacts friend battles, GO Battle League, and Team GO Rocket[...]

GO Battle League Season Four Details Announced For Pokémon GO

GO Battle League Season Four Details Announced For Pokémon GO

As GO Battle League Season Three wraps up, Niantic has announced plans for Season Four in Pokémon GO The new season will begin Monday, September 14, 2020, at 1PM Pacific, awarding trainers with their Season Three rewards and opening up the Great League in the first phase of Season Four Read on to see Niantic's current[...]

How To Get Sinnoh Stones &#038 Upgrades For Porygon Community Day

How To Get Sinnoh Stones & Upgrades For Porygon Community Day

Niantic has previously included Pokémon, such as Swinub and Rhyhorn, who require evolution items in Community Days Now, though, the company announced a series of upcoming methods that trainers can use to obtain the Upgrades needed to achieve Porygon2 and the Sinnoh Stones needed to evolve up to Porygon-Z.[caption id="attachment_1261004" align="aligncenter" width="600"] How to Get[...]

Vaporeon Raid Guide: Solo This Eeveelution Raid In Pokémon GO

Vaporeon Raid Guide: Solo This Eeveelution Raid In Pokémon GO

Vaporeon is one of the most popular evolutions of Eevee, the fox Pokémon that can evolve into eight different species. Now, Vaporeon is a Tier Three raid in Pokémon GO that can be completed by solo trainers. You can defeat and catch this Water-type Eeveelution by using the following top counters. Top Vaporeon Counters Pokebattler, which […]

Pokémon GO Makes Changes To Mega Evolution Following Outrage

Pokémon GO Makes Changes To Mega Evolution Following Outrage

Niantic responded quickly, saying that they were listening but that since this was a new feature, it would take some time to roll out changes It seems that something has changed, as the company has now announced and rolled out alterations to the Mega Evolution system in Pokémon GO.[caption id="attachment_1261332" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Pokémon GO Makes Changes[...]

The Rarest Generation Four Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO

The Rarest Generation Four Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption] 5 Shiny Darkrai It isn't that Darkrai is a harder boss than others, or that it has a worse Shiny Rate It isn't, and it doesn't Darkrai was released in its Shiny form during the time when a lot of the world was in lockdown and pre-Remote Raid Invites, making it impossible for some to[...]

Complete September Field Research PokéStop Tasks In Pokémon GO

Complete September Field Research PokéStop Tasks In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption] Catching Pokémon TasksCatch 3 Pokémon with Weather Boost: Slowpoke Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost: Poliwag (shiny available, full odds), Vulpix Catch 3 Psychic-type Pokémon: Abra (shiny available, full odds) Catch 10 Pokémon: Magikarp (shiny available, full odds) Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon: Dratini (shiny available, full odds) Use 5 Berries to help catch[...]

Porygon Community Day Details Revealed In Pokémon GO

Porygon Community Day Details Revealed In Pokémon GO

Porygon swept Niantic's last Pokémon GO Community Day vote and won its place for September Now, Niantic has released the full details for Porygon Community Day including the bonuses, details about the in-app shop's box, and a Special Research quest.[caption id="attachment_1260987" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Porygon Community Day Details Revealed in Pokémon GO[...]