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Complete Autumn Event Timed Research in Pokémon GO

Complete Autumn Event Timed Research in Pokémon GO

Courtesy of Niantic.[/caption]The full The Seasons Change: Part 1 Timed Research is as follows:Page One of FourCatch 10 Pokémon: 10 PokéBalls Make 5 Nice Throws: Zigzagoon with a Shiny chance (full odds) Transfer 5 Pokémon: Shroomish REWARDS: Vulpix with a Shiny chance (odds unknown as of yet), 500 Stardust, 500 XPRemember, this event is[...]

Niantic Responds To Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Backlash

Niantic Responds To Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Backlash

Niantic has had quite the year They garnered an enormous amount of goodwill from the way that they adapted to the COVID-19 global pandemic, especially with the Knight Bus function in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite and Remote Raiding in Pokémon GO. However, perceptions of the company's communication practices have been recently called into question after several controversial[...]

Shiny Vulpix and Ninetails Are Live In Pokémon GO

Shiny Vulpix and Ninetails Are Live In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption]Earlier this year, there was a Community Day Vote that pitted Vulpix against Rhyhorn, Squirtle, and Dratini The winner ended up being Rhyhorn, because its Community Day move of Rock Wrecker put it at the very top of the meta due to both its power and the sheer amount of raid bosses weak to[...]

Alolan Meowth Research Day is Tomorrow in Pokémon GO

Alolan Meowth Research Day is Tomorrow in Pokémon GO

Tomorrow is Alolan Meowth Research day in Pokémon GO. It will run from 8 AM to 10 PM local time and will feature a huge, twenty-page Timed Research focusing on… well, it's right there in the name. There will also be Field Research from Pokéstops rewarding Kanto and Galarian Meowth. The event has already begun in certain […]

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite September Makeup Community Day Details

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite September Makeup Community Day Details

Credit: Niantic[/caption]The Harry Potter: Wizards Unite September 2020 Community Day will include:Special Assignments: These will focus on Ministry of Magic Foundables that must be returned to the Atrimum page (the first you see when you click on the Ministry in the Registry) Rewards will include Potions, Spell Books, Defense Against the Dark Arts Books, and[...]

Giratina Origin Forme Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players

Giratina Origin Forme Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players

Credit: Niantic[/caption] Top Giratina Origin Counters Pokebattler, which calculates all possible combinations of Pokémon and moves, lists the top 10 Giratina Origin Forme counters as such:Mega Houndoom (Snarl, Foul Play) Shadow Salamence (Dragon Tail, Outrage) Shadow Weavile (Snarl, Avalanche) Shadow Dragonite (Dragon Tail, Dragon Claw) Shadow Tyranitar (Bite, Crunch) Rayquaza (Dragon Tail, Outrage) Salamence (Dragon Tail,[...]

The Pokémon GO Vloggers &#038 Content Creators Of YouTube

The Pokémon GO Vloggers & Content Creators Of YouTube

When there was a glitch that allowed Mega Pokémon to be powered up way higher than Niantic's intended CP limit, he tested the glitch in a solo raid against a Legendary He will transform any trainer's playing style for those looking to learn. Pokémon GO is a game that calls for people to come together[...]

Generation One Shiny Pokémon That Arent Released In Pokémon GO

Generation One Shiny Pokémon That Aren't Released In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption]The Generation One non-Shiny-capable species include:Spearow, Fearow: This would have made Spearow Spotlight Hour much spicier but, instead, it was an easy event to pass on Spearow and Fearow's Shiny forms aren't much different than their standard appearance, adding a brownish-golden hue to their bodies It's noticeable and will be welcome when added[...]

Pokémon GO Fashion Week Longchamp Event Review

Pokémon GO Fashion Week Longchamp Event Review

Credit: Niantic[/caption] Pokémon GO Event Spawns & Shiny Release The event spawns were great this time around, with the newly Shiny-released Kricketot spawning most There is unconfirmed speculation that Kricketot has a boosted Shiny rate, but even just the sheer volume of Kricketot spawning led to a more-than-fair shot at catching this new Shiny Pokémon[...]

Shiny Ferroseed Coming Mexico-Only Pokémon GO Event Suggests So

Shiny Ferroseed Coming? Mexico-Only Pokémon GO Event Suggests So

Credit: Niantic[/caption]The original tweet by PokéXperto reads: Confirmado Pokémon GO Special Weekend de la mano de 7-Eleven en México:7 de noviembre 11:00 a 14:00 Investigación temporal con incienso, trozo estrella y Mega Energía Charizard. Medalla de evento 15 especies de Pokémon, incluyendo Unown SE y Ferroseed Shiny When translated, this tweet confirms the following:A 7-Eleven sponsored Pokémon GO event on November[...]

Moltres Raid Hour: The Legendary Birds Leave Pokémon GO

Moltres Raid Hour: The Legendary Birds Leave Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption]Moltres is not a Pokémon that players will want to miss out on, especially during this current rotation of raids Normally, when a Pokémon that has been out of raids for as long as Moltres has returns, it does so without its exclusive moves However, from September to October, the entire Legendary Birds trio of[...]

Pokémon GO &#038 Niantic Launch Local Business Recovery Initiative

Pokémon GO & Niantic Launch Local Business Recovery Initiative

Niantic has announced plans to assist 1,000 small businesses with its Local Business Recovery Initiative Following up on this summer's announcement of the initiative, which encouraged Pokémon GO players from around to globe to nominate local businesses for consideration as points of interest in the game, Niantic has released details on how they will help[...]

Gothorita Raid Spotlight: Rare Unova Spawn In Pokémon GO

Gothorita Raid Spotlight: Rare Unova Spawn In Pokémon GO

Solo trainers can take this Pokémon out with no problem which may be a good idea considering how little Niantic has featured spawns of its base form, Gothita, since its introduction earlier this year This Raid Spotlight will give trainers everything they need to know about this Generation Five Pokémon, including its counters and 100%[...]

The Ghosts of Pokémon GO: Halloween Is Coming

The Ghosts of Pokémon GO: Halloween Is Coming

Credit: Niantic[/caption]Gastly, Haunter, Gengar: This family is going to be incredibly relevant during the Halloween Event Gastly isn't going to be a highly coveted Shiny catch for Spooky Season anymore because it just had a Community Day, but Mega Gengar Special Research is set to debut during the event Shiny Mega Gengar is going[...]

Pikachu World Cap Spotlight Hour Is Today In Pokémon GO

Pikachu World Cap Spotlight Hour Is Today In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption]First of all, yes World Cap Pikachu can be Shiny This was confirmed by trainers playing the Spotlight Hour in earlier timezones This makes this specific Shiny Pikachu instantly among the rarest in the game, as it will be only available for one hour Trainers are reporting that the Shiny rate doesn't appear to[...]

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite October 2020 Wizarding Weekend Review

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite October 2020 Wizarding Weekend Review

Here's where Niantic went wrong with this event that was meant to kick off their highly anticipated October festivities.[caption id="attachment_1275830" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Harry Potter: Wizards Unite October 2020 Wizarding Weekend promo image Credit: Niantic[/caption]The Wizarding Weekend boosted certain Dark Arts family Foundables while tasking players with a Special Assignment The fun of both Wizarding Weekends[...]

Yamask Has Returned For Octobers Events In Pokémon GO

Yamask Has Returned For October's Events In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption]Currently, Yamask can be found (very rarely) in the wild It came back October 1st at 1 PM Pacific and, as a personal observation, I have seen one so far However, it is currently able to be encountered through a Pokéstop task If you are able to find the "Hatch an egg" task, this[...]

What Shiny Shadow Should Rocket Leaders Have Next In Pokémon GO

What Shiny Shadow Should Rocket Leaders Have Next In Pokémon GO?

With Niantic already having announced that "Giovanni Special Research will return in October," the pattern set by previous Giovanni researches dictates that we should expect a shake-up with the leaders as well This may mean that we should expect three new Shiny Shadow Pokémon to be available in-game very soon Here are our thoughts on[...]

The Strange Tale Of Shedinja: A Pokémon GO Catch Like No Other

The Strange Tale Of Shedinja: A Pokémon GO Catch Like No Other

In Niantic's mobile take on this whimsical world, Nincada evolves into Ninjask, and that's the end of the story Shedinja can only be captured when featured in research However, there is an interesting way that Niantic could implement this mythology-driven evolution.Photobombs are currently active in Pokémon GO. Outside of events, Smeargle will, at random, appear in GO[...]

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Darkness Rising Event Part 1 Tasks

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Darkness Rising Event Part 1 Tasks

Credit: Niantic[/caption]The four-page Special Assignment for the new Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Brilliant Event will entail:Page One of FourCollect 2 ingredients or Portmanteaus: 2 Erumpent Horn Brew Tonic for Trace Detection 2 Times: Collect 10 Brilliant Poacher: 1 Powdered Dragon Claw REWARDS: 550 XP, 50 Brilliant Family XP, 2 Restricted Books, 10 Spell EnergyPage Two[...]