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Shiny Slowpoke Has Been Released In Pokémon GO

Shiny Slowpoke Has Been Released In Pokémon GO

Today, the Slowpoke family joins the ranks of fellow Kanto sparkly bois in Niantic's hit mobile game Here's how you can encounter Shiny Slowpoke in Pokémon GO (there's more than one way!) and how to evolve it into the O.G Slowbro or the regal, Generation Two split evolution of Slowking.[caption id="attachment_1296012" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Shiny Slowpoke family[...]

The Kanto Cup Is Now Live In Pokémon GO For GO Battle League

The Kanto Cup Is Now Live In Pokémon GO For GO Battle League

Credit: Niantic[/caption] Kanto Cup Requirements in Pokémon GO On their Pokémon GO blog, Niantic announced: The Kanto Cup will run from Monday, November 16, 2020, at 1:00 p.m to Monday, November 23, 2020, at 1:00 p.m PST (GMT −8) Only Pokémon with a Pokédex number between #001 and #151 are eligible The CP limit is 1,500. So this one is for[...]

Tasks &#038 Rewards For Pokémon GO HOME Event Full Timed Research

Tasks & Rewards For Pokémon GO HOME Event Full Timed Research

Thank Arceus for New Zealand. Ahead of the Pokémon HOME integration event starting in Pokémon GO tomorrow, earlier timezones have confirmed the full questline for the Pokémon GO HOME Timed Research. We already knew that we'd get a shot at Gible and the event's new Shiny, Slowpoke, but let's take a dive in for a full breakdown […]

Shiny Terrakion Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players

Shiny Terrakion Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players

Credit: Niantic[/caption] Top Terrakion Counters Pokebattler, which calculates all possible combinations of Pokémon and moves, lists the top 10 Terrakion counters as such:Shadow Mewtwo (Confusion, Psystrike) Mewtwo (Confusion, Psystrike) Mega Blastoise (Water Gun, Hydro Cannon) Shadow Metagross (Bullet Punch, Meteor Mash) Shadow Machamp (Counter, Dynamic Punch) Shadow Swamper (Mud Shot, Hydro Cannon) Shadow Gallade (Confusion, Psychic) [...]

Shiny Cobalion Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players

Shiny Cobalion Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players

Credit: Niantic[/caption] Top Cobalion Counters Pokebattler, which calculates all possible combinations of Pokémon and moves, lists the top 10 Cobalion counters as such:Mega Charizard Y (Fire Spin, Blast Burn) Shadow Machamp (Counter, Dynamic Punch) Shadow Entei (Fire Fang, Overheat) Mega Charizard X (Fire Spin, Blast Burn)* Reshiram (Fire Fang, Overheat) Lucario (Counter, Aura Sphere) Mega Houndoom[...]

Shiny Virizion Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players

Shiny Virizion Raid Guide For Pokémon GO Players

Credit: Niantic[/caption] Top Virizion Counters Pokebattler, which calculates all possible combinations of Pokémon and moves, lists the top 10 Virizion counters as such:Mega Pidgeot (Gust, Brave Bird) Moltres (Wing Attack, Sky Attack) Shadow Moltres (Wing Attack, Sky Attack) Shadow Mewtwo (Confusion, Psystrike) Shadow Zapdos (Thunder Shock, Dril Peck) Mega Charizard Y (Air Slash, Blast Burn)* Honchkrow[...]

Terrakion Cobalion and Virizion Return to Raids in Pokémon GO

Terrakion, Cobalion, and Virizion Return to Raids in Pokémon GO

They're known as the Swords of Justice trio, and they're back in Tier Five raids in Pokémon GO. Starting at 1 PM Pacific, three Legendary Pokémon from the Unova region will make their triumphant return to raids, replacing Lugia. Cobalion, Terrakion, and Virizion will be the featured Legendary Raid Bosses for a week until they are […]

Electabuzz Community Day Review for Pokémon GO

Electabuzz Community Day Review for Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption]Like Magikarp, Gastly, and Charmander before it, Electabuzz continued the trend that Niantic started in 2020 by giving Community Days to Pokémon that have already had their Shinies released While the Pokémon GO playerbase has gotten used to this redefined idea of Community Day in some way, Electabuzz is by far the least offensive of[...]

Who Will Be The Surprise Raid Boss For Late November In Pokémon GO

Who Will Be The Surprise Raid Boss For Late November In Pokémon GO?

Credit: Niantic[/caption]Theory #1: The Lake TrioWell, we know that Azelf, Uxie, and Mesprit are on their way to Pokémon GO A recent Datamine showed that they'd be returning to the game with an event called "Lake Legends" that was found in the code The only thing that keeps us from being 100% sure they will be[...]

Everything Pokémon GO Players Need To Know About Electivire

Everything Pokémon GO Players Need To Know About Electivire

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 today's Electabuzz Community Day, let's take a deep dive into the lore of its evolution, Electivire.[caption id="attachment_1295393" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Official Electivire artwork[...]

Complete Guide To Eevee Evolution In Pokémon GO

Complete Guide To Eevee Evolution In Pokémon GO

Credit: Pokémon Company International and Niantic[/caption] The Eevee Nickname Trick Be careful, because this only works once in Pokémon GO Giving Eevee a nickname and evolving it while it still has that nickname will, again, one time and one time only, make it evolve into the species assigned to that nickname It is strongly suggested to save[...]

Everything Pokémon GO Players Need To Know About Electabuzz

Everything Pokémon GO Players Need To Know About Electabuzz

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 today's Electabuzz Community Day, let's take a deep dive into the Electric Pokémon's lore.[caption id="attachment_1295392" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Official Electabuzz artwork[...]

Tasks &#038 Rewards for Electric for Electabuzz Research In Pokémon GO

Tasks & Rewards for Electric for Electabuzz Research In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption]The Electric for Electabuzz Special Research in Pokémon GO will include:Page One of FourPower Up Pokémon 10 times: 10 PokéBalls Catch 15 Electabuzz: 20 Electabuzz Candy Make 5 Nice Throws: Electabuzz encounter REWARDS: 2000 Stardust, 10 Pinap Berries, Electabuzz encounterPage Two of FourCatch 15 Electabuzz: 50 Electabuzz Candy Transfer 10 Pokémon: 500 Stardust [...]

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite November 2020 Community Day Review

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite November 2020 Community Day Review

After a highly controversial October Community Day with prohibitively difficult tasks in the Special Assignment, was Niantic able to improve this monthly event? Let's dive in.[caption id="attachment_1294806" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Harry Potter: Wizards Unite November 2020 Community Day promo artwork Credit: Niantic[/caption]The Good:Wow, the Special Assignment for a Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Community Day was..[...]

Trade Range Temporarily Increased In Pokémon GO

Trade Range Temporarily Increased In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption]Niantic announced on their Pokémon GO blog: As a limited-time test, from Thursday, November 12, 2020, at 2:30 p.m until Monday, November 16, 2020, at 10:00 a.m PST (GMT −8), trade range will be increased! Depending on information gathered from this test, we may include increased trade range as a part of future events It’s[...]

Everything Pokémon GO Players Need To Know About Elekid

Everything Pokémon GO Players Need To Know About Elekid

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 tomorrow Electabuzz Community Day which sees Elekid return to 2KM Eggs for the event, let's take a deep dive into this Electric Pokémon's lore.[caption id="attachment_1294801"[...]

Electabuzz Community Day Guide For Pokémon GO Trainers

Electabuzz Community Day Guide For Pokémon GO Trainers

Credit: Niantic[/caption]Here are all of the features of tomorrow's Electabuzz Community Day in Pokémon GO, along with our tips: Electabuzz will be appearing more frequently in the wild If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one! Generally, the most common desire here is to enough of the Community Day Shinies to keep at least one of each[...]

The Full (Brief) November 2020 Lugia Raid Rotation In Pokémon GO

The Full (Brief) November 2020 Lugia Raid Rotation In Pokémon GO

Credit: Niantic[/caption]The current raids available in Pokémon GO include: Tier OneAlolan Geodude - Shiny capable, full odds Carvanha - Shiny capable, full odds Electrike - Shiny capable, full odds Nosepass Roggenrola - Shiny capable, full odds Shinx - Shiny capable, boosted odds Sneasel - Shiny capable, boosted oddsWith the exception of Shinx and Sneasel, none of[...]

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Dumbledores Army Event Part 2 Tasks

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Dumbledore's Army Event Part 2 Tasks

Credit: Niantic[/caption]The full questline for the Dumbledore's Army Brilliant Event Part 2 in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite includes:Page One of FourCollect 2 Ingredients or Portmanteaus: 2 Snowdrop Use Tonic for Trace Detection 2 Time: 2 Re'em Blood Return 10 Brilliant Dueling Dummy: 2 Strong Exstimulo Potions REWARDS: 550 XP, 50 Brilliant Family XP, 2 Restricted[...]

Mega Energy Can Now Be Earned By Walking &#038 Catching In Pokémon GO

Mega Energy Can Now Be Earned By Walking & Catching In Pokémon GO

Earlier this year, Niantic made promises to change Mega Evolution in Pokémon GO following negative responses to the Mega Raid system Trainers felt that this system was prohibitive and financially driven, and disliked the idea of raiding and rare tasks being the only way to accrue Mega Energy in the game Soon after the initial rollout,[...]