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What Shiny Shadow Should Rocket Leaders Have Next In Pokémon GO

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

It has been a long time since there has been a shift in Team GO Rocket's line-ups 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[...]

Full Niantic Fifth Birthday Event Timed Research In Pokémon GO

Full Niantic Fifth Birthday Event Timed Research In Pokémon GO

The six-hour event is set to feature increased Team GO Rocket balloons and some in-game bonuses There is also a Timed Research quest, and reports have come in from earlier timezones on what this Research entails Get prepared for this Pokémon GO celebration with the breakdown below.[caption id="attachment_1275424" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Promotional image of Kirlia and Smoochum[...]

Pokémon GO Celebrates Niantics Fifth Birthday With Sunday Event

Pokémon GO Celebrates Niantic's Fifth Birthday With Sunday Event

The full details of this event are:Timed Research: Trainers will be tasked with research during the event's hours that will reward Incense, an Egg Incubator, a Lucky Eggs, both Fast and Charged TMs, a Star Piece, and more. Team GO Rocket: Increased Balloon activity In our upcoming report on the full Timed Research, we[...]

Team GO Rockets Giovanni Is Set To Return To Pokémon GO This Month

Team GO Rocket's Giovanni Is Set To Return To Pokémon GO This Month

Before the COVID-19 pandemic led Niantic to make temporary changes in Pokémon GO, monthly Team GO Rocket research was given to trainers on the first of every month After completing a series of tasks that included defeating Grunts and Leaders, catching and purifying Shadow Pokémon, and more, trainers would be tasked with finding, battling, and defeating[...]

Jessie &#038 James Featured In Surprise Pokémon GO Team Rocket Event

Jessie & James Featured In Surprise Pokémon GO Team Rocket Event

They arrive on players' screens in their infamous Meowth balloon at random during the Team GO Rocket encounter windows, which happen every six hours Now, Niantic has announced a surprise event next week focusing on these two that will increase the odds of an encounter.[caption id="attachment_1268054" align="aligncenter" width="600"] team Rocket blasts into a brand new[...]

No New Shadow Pokémon Released For Pokémon GO Mega Battle Event

No New Shadow Pokémon Released For Pokémon GO Mega Battle Event

Credit: Niantic[/caption]Initially, Niantic said: "We're getting word that Team GO Rocket will be using different Shadow Pokemon during this event as well." This was interpreted to mean, by seemingly all who read it, that.. well, that Team GO Rocket would be using different Shadow Pokémon during the event It says it right there in the[...]

Where Are The New Shadow Pokémon In Pokémon GO

Where Are The New Shadow Pokémon In Pokémon GO?

Where are these new Shadow Pokémon and will they be added to Team GO Rocket's roster before the event is over?[caption id="attachment_1264955" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Where Are the New Shadow Pokémon in Pokémon GO? Credit: Niantic[/caption]Niantic's original announcement for the Mega Battle Event described the week as such: The following Bug-type Pokémon will appear more frequently in[...]

Team GO Rocket: Full Shadow Pokémon Lineup For Suicune Rotation

Team GO Rocket: Full Shadow Pokémon Lineup For Suicune Rotation

With Niantic having announced that there will be a Team GO Rocket lineup switch coming with an event on September 11, 2020 Before the current lineup changes, here are the Shadow Pokémon that can be obtained from Team GO Rocket Grunts.[caption id="attachment_1261013" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Team GO Rocket: Full Shadow Pokémon Lineup for Suicune Rotation[...]

Team GO Rockets Jessie &#038 James Are Leaving Pokémon GO

Team GO Rocket's Jessie & James Are Leaving Pokémon GO

Niantic has confirmed that, while other Team GO Rocket activity will continue, Jessie and James, along with their Meowth balloon, will no longer drift onto players' screens once the month closes out With these two gone, what is next for Team GO Rocket and how can Pokémon GO trainers make the most of their final[...]

Alolan Raichu Is September 2020s Pokémon GO Research Breakthrough

Alolan Raichu Is September 2020's Pokémon GO Research Breakthrough

Players who already caught their Victini at GO Fest will be able to play for more Victini candy. Jessie and James: The Team GO Rocket duo is set to leave Pokémon GO after September 30th, so now is the time to attempt to catch Shiny Shadow Ekans and Shiny Shadow Koffing Jessie and James cannot[...]

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[...]

Jessie Guide: Counters To Defeat The Team GO Rocket Villain

Jessie 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 Jessie Battle Guide, Bleeding Cool[...]

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[...]