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Is The Charmander Community Day Ticket Worth It In Pokémon GO

Is The Charmander Community Day Ticket Worth It In Pokémon GO?

Credit: Niantic[/caption]The items and encounters available in these Community Day research questlines are generally the same every time The best way to determine if it's worth it for you personally is to examine each item and see if it helps your Pokémon GO playing style:Rocket Radar: Generally Poké200 coins in the shop, this is probably the[...]

Catch Mastery: Ghost Event Comes To Pokémon GO

Catch Mastery: Ghost Event Comes To Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption]The Catch Mastery: Ghost event will take place Sunday, October 25th, 2020 from 8 AM to 10 PM local time It will feature:Drifloon spawns boosted in the wild It's likely that they will already be fairly common as this is most likely taking place during Pokémon GO's yet-to-be-announced 2020 Halloween event, but the adorable[...]

Mega Energy Limitations Lifted In New Pokémon GO Update

Mega Energy Limitations Lifted In New Pokémon GO Update

The fury with which the Pokémon fanbase reacts to Niantic's decisions is only matched in intensity to Niantic's dedication to giving as little information as possible to the changes they make to the game However, changes have been made in response to the community After immediate backlash followed the debut of Mega Raids in Pokémon GO, Niantic[...]

Defeating Sierra In Pokémon GO: Rocket Leader Counters For Fall 2020

Defeating Sierra In Pokémon GO: Rocket Leader Counters For Fall 2020

Credit: Niantic[/caption]Sierra's line-up consists of:Slot One: Drowzee Slot Two: Exeggutor, Lapras, Sharpedo Slot Three: Alakazam, Houndoom, ShiftryHere are counters for each of her possible Pokémon:Drowzee: Scizor (Fury Cutter, X-Scissor) Exeggutor: Scizor (Fury Cutter, X-Scissor), Reshiram (Fire Fang, Overheat) Lapras: Lucario (Counter, Power-Up Punch), Machamp (any full Fighting-type moveset), Conkeldurr (Counter, Dynamic Punch, Stone[...]

Defeating Giovanni In Pokémon GO: Rocket Leader Counters For Fall 2020

Defeating Giovanni In Pokémon GO: Rocket Leader Counters For Fall 2020

Credit: Niantic[/caption]Giovanni's line-up is more consistent than the Leaders, as both his first and third slot will always be the same in each rotation His current line-up consists of:Slot One: Persian Slot Two: Nidoking, Kangaskan, Garchomp Slot Three: MewtwoHere are counters for each of his possible Pokémon:Persian: Lucario (Counter, Power-up Punch, Shadow Ball..[...]

Defeating Arlo In Pokémon GO: Rocket Leader Counters For Fall 2020

Defeating Arlo In Pokémon GO: Rocket Leader Counters For Fall 2020

Credit: Niantic[/caption]Arlo's line-up consists of:Slot One: Growlithe Slot Two: Charizard, Blastoise, Steelix Slot Three: Dragonite, Scizor, SalamenceHere are counters for each of his possible Pokémon:Growlithe: Rampardos (Smack Down, Rock Slide), Swampert (Mud Shot, Hydro Cannon) Charizard: Rampardos (Smack Down, Rock Slide), Swampert (Mud Shot, Hydro Cannon) Blastoise: Roserade (Razor Leaf, Grass Knot), Zekrom[...]

Defeating Cliff In Pokémon GO: Rocket Leader Counters For Fall 2020

Defeating Cliff In Pokémon GO: Rocket Leader Counters For Fall 2020

Credit: Niantic[/caption]Cliff's line-up consists of:Slot One: Omanyte Slot Two: Machamp, Onix, Electivire Slot Three: Tyranitar, Swampert, TorterraHere are counters for each of his possible Pokémon:Omanyte: Lucario (Counter, Power-Up Punch) Machamp: Mewtwo (Confusion, Psystrike), Espeon (Confusion, Future Sight) Onix: Lucario (Counter, Power-Up Punch), Machamp (any full Fighting-type moveset) Electivire: Excadrill (Mud Slap, Earthquake), Groudon[...]

Master League Is Now Live In Pokémon GO Battle League Season 4

Master League Is Now Live In Pokémon GO Battle League Season 4

Credit: Niantic[/caption]The current top Pokémon GO rankings for Master League are:Groudon (Mud Shot, Earthquake, Fire Punch) Melmetal (Thunder Shock, Superpower, Rock Slide) Mewtwo (Psycho Cut, Psystrike, Focus Blast) Shadow Snorlax (Lick, Body Slam, Superpower) Giratina Origin Forme (Shadow Claw, Shadow Ball, Ominous Wind) Dialga (Dragon Breath, Iron Head, Draco Meteor) Landorus Incarnate Forme (Mudshot,[...]

Full Seasons Change: Part 2 Raid Rotation In Pokémon GO

Full Seasons Change: Part 2 Raid Rotation In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption]Tier One:Alolan Grimer - Shiny available, boosted odds Croagunk- Shiny available, standard odds Klink- Shiny available, boosted odds Pineco- Shiny available, boosted odds Skorupi- Shiny available, standard odds Sneasel- Shiny available, boosted odds Timburr- Shiny available, boosted oddsTimburr and Klink are returning favorites here, and always draw Pokémon GO trainers when they're in raids[...]

Giratina Origin Forme Raid Hour Is Tonight In Pokémon GO

Giratina Origin Forme Raid Hour Is Tonight In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption]Our tips for Giratina Raid Hour in Pokémon GO include:COUNTERS: Don't trust your "Recommended" section This prioritizes Defense over Attack and, when short-manning raids, will not be a very big help to you or your fellow trainers Your best bet for raiding is to pre-prepare a team of powered-up Pokémon with the exact right[...]

Pokémon GOs Strange Eggs: How To Get Them &#038 What They Hatch

Pokémon GO's Strange Eggs: How To Get Them & What They Hatch

Credit: Niantic[/caption]Here's how to get Strange Eggs in Pokémon GO:Make sure you have at least one slot of Egg space open in your storage Turn on your Rocket Radar Battle and defeat a Team GO Rocket leaderOnce you defeat either Arlo, Cliff, or Sierra, your open slot will be filled by the most beautifully designed[...]

Ash Cap Pikachu Spotlight Hour Is Tonight In Pokémon GO

Ash Cap Pikachu Spotlight Hour Is Tonight In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption]This Pikachu has been released in its Shiny form in Pokémon GO for some time so yes, it will undoubtedly be available to catch Shiny during Spotlight Hour Also, because this hatted Pikachu was released before Niantic made it so most new costumed spawns were unable to evolve, this can be evolved into an Ash[...]

Everything Pokémon GO Players Need To Know About Giratina Origin

Everything Pokémon GO Players Need To Know About Giratina Origin

However, looking into the roles these Pokémon play in other games, and even the anime, can enrich the experience of raiding these creatures in Niantic's mobile game In honor of Giratina Origin Forme's Shiny release in Legendary raids, let's take a deep dive into this Renegade Pokémon's lore before it leaves raids this Friday.[caption id="attachment_1279297"[...]

Pokémon GO Meowth Limited Research Day Review

Pokémon GO Meowth Limited Research Day Review

Credit: Niantic[/caption]In the past, the Shiny rates during Limited Research Days have been incredibly boosted Lotad's day is recorded at "1 in 20.2," Clamperl's as "1 in 9.4," and Minccino's at "1 in 9.7." Though there is no completed data yet on Meowth Limited Research Day by researchers, a glimpse at social media during the[...]

Pokémon GO Autumn Event: Seasons Change &#8211 Part 1 Review

Pokémon GO Autumn Event: Seasons Change – Part 1 Review

Credit: Niantic[/caption] Pokémon GO Event Spawns & Shiny Release The Shiny release of Kanto Vulpix was an incredible choice It was among the most highly anticipated Shiny releases of the year so far due to the incredible Shiny Ninetails that Vulpix can evolve into The other spawns, with the exception of the rare Pineco and the newly[...]

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Darkness Rising &#8211 Part 1 Review

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Darkness Rising – Part 1 Review

Credit: Niantic[/caption]First, the problems Like last week's October Wizarding Weekend, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite has an ongoing habit of making the research too difficult Personally, I am a far more experienced Pokémon GO player, but I can hold my own in this game. Pokémon GO research, no matter how long, I can generally complete in a day of[...]

Mega Aerodactyl &#038 Slowbro Are Coming To Pokémon GO

Mega Aerodactyl & Slowbro Are Coming To Pokémon GO

Credit: PokeMiners[/caption]The PokeMiners of Silph Road have discovered in Niantic's latest update new 3D models for Mega Aerodactyl and Mega Slowbro This has not yet been announced, but previous datamined finds include Mega Energy itself, Shadow Mewtwo during GO Fest, Magikarp Community Day, and a laundry list of other features that have since been added[...]

GO Battle Night &#038 Flying Cup Set For November In Pokémon GO

GO Battle Night & Flying Cup Set For November In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption]In their updated announcement, Niantic wrote: "GO Battle Night and the accompanying Flying Cup have been postponed to November 5, 2020, beginning at 6:00 p.m local time and running until November 6, 2020, at 12:00 a.m local time." The night will bring the following features:Way more battles Trainers can complete twenty sets of battles, which[...]

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite October 2020 Community Day Details

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite October 2020 Community Day Details

Now, Niantic has released information regarding the game's October Community Day, which will happen one day after the Makeup event It's going to be an intense weekend of battling, opening Portkeys, and returning Foundables for wizards and witches, so prepare with our breakdown of the Community Day below.[caption id="attachment_1278967" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Harry Potter: Wizards Unite[...]

Complete Autumn Event Raid Rotation In Pokémon GO

Complete Autumn Event Raid Rotation In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption]The complete Autumn Event rotation includes:Tier One:Ferroseed Pineco - Shiny available, boosted odds Tangela- Shiny available, standard odds Timburr- Shiny available, boosted odds Vulpix- Shiny available, odds unknownThe clear winner here is Timburr Even though Pineco has a boosted Shiny rate as well, Pineco is available in the wild this event[...]