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Niantic Is Running Tests To Change The Pokémon GO PokéCoin System

Niantic Is Running Tests To Change The Pokémon GO PokéCoin System

The update introduces Team GO Rocket–related tasks to the daily activities you can complete to earn PokéCoins.The world of Pokémon GO has more ways than ever for Trainers to play, and we’re hoping to use the expanded range of activities to provide more Trainers the opportunity to earn PokéCoins[...]

Giovanni Counters: Defeating the Team GO Rocket Boss In Pokémon GO

Giovanni Counters: Defeating the Team GO Rocket Boss In Pokémon GO

Currently, the only way to obtain Legendary Shadow Pokémon in Pokémon GO is to defeat the Team GO Rocket boss, Giovanni Like the three Team GO Rocket leaders who work under him, Giovanni employs his shields, making him more difficult to defeat than standard Grunts In this comprehensive Giovani Counters Guide, Bleeding Cool is here[...]

Cliff Counters: Defeating Team GO Rocket Leaders In Pokémon GO

Cliff Counters: Defeating Team GO Rocket Leaders In Pokémon GO

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 These three leaders, unlike Team GO Rocket Grunts, employ their shields, making them more difficult to defeat.  In this comprehensive Cliff Counters Guide, Bleeding Cool is here to help[...]

Arlo Counters: Defeating Team GO Rocket Leaders In Pokémon GO

Arlo Counters: Defeating Team GO Rocket Leaders In Pokémon GO

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 These three leaders, unlike Team GO Rocket Grunts, employ their shields, making them more difficult to defeat.  In this comprehensive Arlo Counters Guide, Bleeding Cool is here to help[...]

Sierra Counters: Defeating Team GO Rocket Leaders In Pokémon GO

Sierra Counters: Defeating Team GO Rocket Leaders In Pokémon GO

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 These three leaders, unlike Team GO Rocket Grunts, employ their shields, making them more difficult to defeat.  In this comprehensive Sierra Battle Guide, Bleeding Cool is here to[...]

Pokémon GO Fest 2020 Review: Paid Event Or Raid Day With Confetti

Pokémon GO Fest 2020 Review: Paid Event, Or Raid Day With Confetti?

Raids were, by far, the biggest win for GO Fest 2020.[caption id="attachment_1242451" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Team GO Rocket promo art Credit: Niantic.[/caption] Eggs and Pokéstops This is the one loss for GO Fest 2020 besides the server errors The event's egg pool was for 7KM eggs only, and it was relatively weak There were no Pokéstop tasks and[...]

Pokémon GO Fest 2020 Full Day Two Details Revealed

Pokémon GO Fest 2020 Full Day Two Details Revealed

The biomes of Day One are gone along with the Global Challenges, replaced with a six-part Special Victini Research and a Team GO Rocket Takeover.[caption id="attachment_1241826" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Victini arrives in Day Two of Pokémon GO Fest 2020 Credit: Niantic promo with official Victini art from www.pokemon.com[/caption] Team GO Rocket Takeover GO Fest 2020Almost every[...]

Shadow Articuno Moltres &#038 Zapdos May Return At Pokémon GO Fest

Shadow Articuno, Moltres, & Zapdos May Return At Pokémon GO Fest

Until now, it was thought that Pokémon GO players would only have one chance to obtain each Shadow Legendary from defeating the Team GO Rocket boss, Giovanni Since the introduction of Giovanni back in November 2019, Niantic has rolled out monthly Rocket Research that culminates in a showdown with the villainous boss Every month features[...]

Team GO Rocket Invasion Takes Over Pokémon GO Sunday Morning

Team GO Rocket Invasion Takes Over Pokémon GO Sunday Morning

As we reported earlier this week, Niantic is planning a Team GO Rocket invasion in Pokémon GO this Sunday from 11AM - 2PM local time As of writing this, the event has already started in some places around the world and, as per usual, New Zealand players have reported details of the event to the[...]

Pokémon GO Unveils New Battle-Themed Event Leading Up To GO Fest

Pokémon GO Unveils New Battle-Themed Event Leading Up To GO Fest

As we previously reported, the function of Team GO Rocket is changing in major ways with the introduction of remote Rocket battles via the Team GO Rocket balloon, the arrival of the iconic Jessie and James, and the sneaky release of Shiny Shadow Lapras It all culminates this weekend in Niantic's second weekly event leading[...]

Team Rockets Jessie &#038 James Arrive In Pokémon GO

Team Rocket's Jessie & James Arrive In Pokémon GO

Niantic introduced the fan-favorite, Pikachu-kidnapping pair today in the mobile game directly on the heels of two major Team GO Rocket updates this week: the Team GO Rocket balloon which allows players to battle the villains remotely, and the new ability to catch Shiny Shadow Pokémon from Grunts, beginning with the introduction of Shiny Shadow[...]

Some Shiny Shadow Lapras Sneaks Into Pokémon GO

Some Shiny Shadow Lapras Sneaks Into Pokémon GO

Earlier this week, Niantic introduced Team GO Rocket balloons into Pokémon GO This feature brought battles with Rocket Grunts, the boss Giovanni, and the powerful Team GO Rocket Leaders Cliff, Arlo, and Sierra to trainers remotely This was especially of note because it gave players a chance to capture Shiny Shadow Pokémon, a rare variant only[...]

Team GO Rocket Balloon Invades Pokémon GO

Team GO Rocket Balloon Invades Pokémon GO

This balloon ushers in a new era of Team GO Rocket in Pokémon GO, as Niantic debuts this mechanic that will allow players to battle and obtain Shadow Pokémon from the comfort of their home.[caption id="attachment_1232676" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Official artwork for the Team GO Rocket balloon announcement Credit: Niantic Labs, Inc.[/caption]This is the latest update[...]

Team GO Rocket Made Shadow Pokémon Stronger In Pokémon GO

Team GO Rocket Made Shadow Pokémon Stronger In "Pokémon GO"

Y can blame Team GO Rocket For a specific point of time in the game, which the devs gave no indication as to how long it would last, Shadow versions are not a lot more powerful than you've normally encountered But they only remain stronger as long as they are shadow versions of the standard[...]

Pokémon GO Warns Players Of Increased Team GO Rocket Plans

"Pokémon GO" Warns Players Of Increased Team GO Rocket Plans

Niantic posted some new Pokémon GO content today letting players know next week will see an increase in Team GO Rocket activity The event will take place on November 24th from 11am-1pm in each time zone Several team members will be out to raid PokéStops and capture more Pokémon for their collections[...]