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How To See Unreleased Shinies In Your Pokédex In Pokémon GO

How To See Unreleased Shinies In Your Pokédex In Pokémon GO

Shinies that you have never caught may be currently in your Pokédex. With this unique feature in Pokémon GO, trainers are now able to see Shiny Pokémon that they don't have… including some that have yet to be released in the game. Here's how to do it. Do you have a Shiny Deoxys? If so, go […]

Sneasel Raid Spotlight: Boosted Shiny In Pokémon GO

Sneasel Raid Spotlight: Boosted Shiny In Pokémon GO

Sneasel is a Dark/Ice-type Pokémon from the Johto region that can currently be battled in Tier One raids in Pokémon GO. This Pokémon is unique in that it boasts the rare spawn Shiny rate… but isn't necessarily a rare spawn. This makes Sneasel raids more attractive to some due to the higher than the standard […]

Top Five Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO: Generation Two

Top Five Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO: Generation Two

Shiny Pokémon are some of the most sought after encounters in Pokémon GO. They are rare versions of Pokémon with different color palettes. Having completed our list of the rarest Shiny Pokémon in each region, it's time to rank each generation's best Shiny Pokémon. While this list is opinion-based, we welcome all Pokémon GO trainers […]

Shiny Tentacool Spotlight Hour Is Tonight In Pokémon GO

Shiny Tentacool Spotlight Hour Is Tonight In Pokémon GO

Tentacool Spotlight Hour is happening tonight in Pokémon GO. From 6 PM to 7 PM local time, there will be massively increased spawns of Tentacool in the wild, with its Shiny available. There is more to this hour than just hunting one species, though, and trainers looking to maximize on this Spotlight Hour can read on […]

The Quick Catch Method In Pokémon GO Explained

The Quick Catch Method In Pokémon GO Explained

Pokémon GO is a game that rewards players for grinding hard and catching as many spawns as possible. One thing that can add up and get in the way of catching more Pokémon, though, is the catch animation. After throwing the PokéBall, it will trap the Pokémon and, slowly, shake one… two… three times before […]

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

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

There is much discussion, study, and misinformation in the Pokémon GO community regarding the Shiny rates of Pokémon. Some trainers incorrectly believe that catching more Pokémon instead of employing the Shiny check method will yield better results, while others see a certain location as a "lucky spot" for Shiny Pokémon. One of the persistent questions that […]

Top Five Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO: Generation One

Top Five Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO: Generation One

Shiny Pokémon are some of the most sought after encounters in Pokémon GO. They are rare versions of Pokémon with different color palettes. Having completed our list of the rarest Shiny Pokémon in each region, it's time to rank each generation's best Shiny Pokémon. While this list is opinion-based, we welcome all Pokémon GO trainers […]

The Rarest Generation Five Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO

The Rarest Generation Five Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO

Shiny Pokémon are some of the most sought after encounters in Pokémon GO. They are rare versions of Pokémon with different color palettes. Generally, the odds of encountering one are one in 450, but there are some species that, for a variety of reasons, are more difficult to find. These are the Top Five rarest Generation […]

The Rarest Generation Four Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO

The Rarest Generation Four Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO

Shiny Pokémon are some of the most sought after encounters in Pokémon GO. They are rare versions of Pokémon with different color palettes. Generally, the odds of encountering one are one in 450, but there are some species that, for a variety of reasons, are more difficult to find. These are the Top Five rarest Generation […]

Complete September Field Research PokéStop Tasks In Pokémon GO

Complete September Field Research PokéStop Tasks In Pokémon GO

Every month in 2020, the Field Research tasks that can be found at PokéStops in Pokémon GO have shifted to the month's theme to match the typing of the Research Breakthrough Pokémon. This month, as we reported earlier, Alolan Raichu is the Research Breakthrough, bringing with it a Psychic-type theme to PokéStops. Here is a breakdown […]

Heatran Raid Hour: Tips On Coordinating Remote Raids

Heatran Raid Hour: Tips On Coordinating Remote Raids

Heatran Raid Hour is happening again tonight in Pokémon GO from 6PM to 7PM local time. Many of the gyms in the game will pop Tier Five Legendary raids during this hour, where trainers can gather and take on this Fire/Steel-type Pokémon, using Ground-type moves to exploit its double weakness. However, many trainers rely on Remote […]

James Guide: Counters To Defeat The Team GO Rocket Villain

James Guide: Counters To Defeat The Team GO Rocket Villain

Currently, the only way to obtain Shiny Shadow Pokémon in Pokémon GO is to defeat one of the three Team GO Rocket Leaders: Sierra, Arlo, and Cliff… or, to battle and beat Jessie and James, who have now been added to the game via the Meowth balloon. In this comprehensive James Battle Guide, Bleeding Cool is […]

What Do The Berries Do In Pokémon GO A Pokémon Item Guide

What Do The Berries Do In Pokémon GO? A Pokémon Item Guide

There are currently five Berries that can be used to help catch Pokémon in Pokémon GO: the Pinap, the Silver Pinap, the Nanab, the Razz, and the Golden Razz Berry. This simple guide will break down for Pokémon trainers the basics of what each Berry does and in what situation each should be used. Razz Berry What […]

Alolan Marowak Raid Guide: Catch One Of Pokémon GOs Best Shinies

Alolan Marowak Raid Guide: Catch One Of Pokémon GO's Best Shinies

Alolan Marowak is back in the raid rotation for Pokémon GO's Ultra Unlock: Unova Week. It's not an Unova Pokémon, but it's likely back because folks have been missing it too much. With an incredible Shiny form and a moveset perfect for GO Battle League, it's a fan-favorite Tier Four raid boss. Tier Four raids […]

Understanding IVs In Pokémon GO: Rating Your Pokémons Stats

Understanding IVs In Pokémon GO: Rating Your Pokémon's Stats

If you're a Pokémon GO player wondering what others are talking about when they refer to Pokémon as "100 percents" or having "fifteen attack," then look no further. Bleeding Cool is here to help with this easy-to-understand guide that explains what a Pokémon's IVs are and how to read them, so you can make the best […]

August Spotlight Hours Will Have Three Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO

August Spotlight Hours Will Have Three Shiny Pokémon In Pokémon GO

In addition to introducing the formerly GO Battle League exclusive Scraggy into the Research Breakthrough Box, Niantic has announced the next four Spotlight Hours in Pokémon GO. Here's a breakdown on how to use these hours to hunt for Shiny Pokémon and best capitalize on all of the bonuses. Tuesday, August 4, 2020: Horsea will […]

Zubat Spotlight Hour Offers A Chance At Shiny Zubat In Pokémon GO

Zubat Spotlight Hour Offers A Chance At Shiny Zubat In Pokémon GO

Who would have ever thought that Zubat, infamously known as a pest spawn in the main series of Pokémon games, would become one of the most coveted creatures in Pokémon GO? Players of the classic early generations of Pokémon will remember Zubat, the blind bat Pokémon, as the nuisance that would haunt them when walking […]