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Seasons Change Part 2 Event Review In Pokémon GO

Seasons Change Part 2 Event Review In Pokémon GO

The Seasons Change Part 2 event is wrapping up in Pokémon GO. Let's take a look back at what worked, what didn't work, and what this event did to change the core gameplay of Pokémon GO. Pokémon GO Event Spawns & Shiny Releases The Seasons Change Part 2 event was unique in that it carried over events […]

Are The New 12KM Strange Eggs Worth Hatching In Pokémon GO

Are The New 12KM Strange Eggs Worth Hatching In Pokémon GO?

Strange Eggs are less than a week old in Pokémon GO, and already it seems there is controversy kicking up on social media over the egg pool. Let's take a deep dive into what these 12KM eggs have to offer and if they are worth hatching. Before we break down what's inside, it's important to understand […]

Defeating Sierra In Pokémon GO: Rocket Leader Counters For Fall 2020

Defeating Sierra In Pokémon GO: Rocket Leader Counters For Fall 2020

The Team GO Rocket Leaders of Pokémon GO have new Shadow Pokémon on their teams. Here is everything you need to know about Team GO Rocket Leader Sierra, including her entire line-up, the best counters, and which of her Pokémon you can catch Shiny. Sierra's line-up consists of: Slot One: Drowzee Slot Two: Exeggutor, Lapras, […]

Defeating Giovanni In Pokémon GO: Rocket Leader Counters For Fall 2020

Defeating Giovanni In Pokémon GO: Rocket Leader Counters For Fall 2020

The Team GO Rocket Boss of Pokémon GO has new Shadow Pokémon on his teams. Here is everything you need to know about Team GO Rocket Boss Giovanni, including his entire line-up, the best counters, and how to catch his Shadow Mewtwo. Giovanni's line-up is more consistent than the Leaders, as both his first and […]

Defeating Arlo In Pokémon GO: Rocket Leader Counters For Fall 2020

Defeating Arlo In Pokémon GO: Rocket Leader Counters For Fall 2020

The Team GO Rocket Leaders of Pokémon GO have new Shadow Pokémon on their teams. Here is everything you need to know about Team GO Rocket Leader Arlo, including his entire line-up, the best counters, and which of his Pokémon you can catch Shiny. Arlo's line-up consists of: Slot One: Growlithe Slot Two: Charizard, Blastoise, […]

Defeating Cliff In Pokémon GO: Rocket Leader Counters For Fall 2020

Defeating Cliff In Pokémon GO: Rocket Leader Counters For Fall 2020

The Team GO Rocket Leaders of Pokémon GO have new Shadow Pokémon on their teams. Here is everything you need to know about Team GO Rocket Leader Cliff, including his entire line-up, the best counters, and which of his Pokémon you can catch Shiny. Cliff's line-up consists of: Slot One: Omanyte Slot Two: Machamp, Onix, […]

Full An Inter-Egg-Sting Development Research Tasks In Pokémon GO

Full "An Inter-Egg-Sting Development" Research Tasks In Pokémon GO

The new Team GO Rocket research has been released in Pokémon GO. This six-page research coincides with a shift in the Rocket line-ups, including the Team GO Rocket leaders and the boss, Giovanni. Giovanni will have Shadow Mewtwo when faced any time from now until the end of the year. This is the first time that […]

Shiny Shadow Omanyte Growlithe &#038 Drowsee Added To Pokémon GO

Shiny Shadow Omanyte, Growlithe, & Drowsee Added To Pokémon GO

Three new Shiny Shadow Pokémon are available in Pokémon GO. Here's how you can obtain all three. The three new Shiny Shadow Pokémon are Growlithe, which can be obtained by defeating Arlo; Omanyte, which can be caught once you beat Cliff; and Drowsee, which can now be encountered after a battle with Sierra. This replaces the […]

Shadow Skarmory Kabuto &#038 More Coming To Pokémon GO

Shadow Skarmory, Kabuto, & More Coming To Pokémon GO

Earlier this week, we reported that Shadow Mewtwo and a new kind of Egg dropped by Team GO Rocket, called "Strange Eggs," were arriving imminently in Pokémon GO. Now, there is reason to believe that new Shadow Pokémon including Skarmory, Kabuto, and more will be arriving in the game as well. Here's what was found. The […]

New Eggs &#038 Shadow Mewtwo Coming To Pokémon GO

New Eggs & Shadow Mewtwo Coming To Pokémon GO

Dataminers are sort of like the Santa Clause of the Pokémon GO community. They sneak in somewhere they probably shouldn't be sneaking into, probably snoop around a bit, and, when all is said and done, they come bearing gifts. Now, the dataminers known as the Pokeminers have found some new information within the code of the latest […]

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 […]

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

The boss is back. Or at least he will be. 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 […]

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

Jessie & James Featured In Surprise Pokémon GO Team Rocket Event

Earlier this month, Niantic announced that Jessie and James, the iconic Team Rocket duo from the animated series, would be leaving Pokémon GO this month This would make September 30th the last day that players could hope for a chance to catch Shadow Shiny Ekans or Koffing from these encounters Many trainers were alarmed by this[...]

No New Shadow Pokémon Released For Pokémon GO Mega Battle Event

No New Shadow Pokémon Released For Pokémon GO Mega Battle Event

Pokémon GO trainers expected new Shadow Pokémon for the Mega Battle Event this week. None were released. This was initially thought to be a mistake, perhaps as a result of Niantic's laudable week off for company wellness, leading some trainers to expect that on Monday, when business as usual resumed, the promised Shadows would be […]

Where Are The New Shadow Pokémon In Pokémon GO

Where Are The New Shadow Pokémon In Pokémon GO?

The Mega Battle Event is live in Pokémon GO as of yesterday, but there seems to be something major missing from the event. Niantic previously announced that there would be new Shadow Pokémon this week, but reports from all around the world have proven that there seems to have been no change whatsoever. Where are these […]

Team GO Rocket: Full Shadow Pokémon Lineup For Suicune Rotation

Team GO Rocket: Full Shadow Pokémon Lineup For Suicune Rotation

With a twenty percent attack boost, corrupted red eyes, and an aura of purple flames, Shadow Pokémon are some of the most sought after creatures in Pokémon GO due to their use in battle. With Niantic having announced that there will be a Team GO Rocket lineup switch coming with an event on September 11, […]

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

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

Jessie and James were first introduced into Pokémon GO two months ago, but the iconic duo from the anime series will make their exit from the game on September 30th. 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' […]

James Guide: Counters To Defeat The Team GO Rocket Villain

James Guide: Counters To Defeat The Team GO Rocket Villain

In this comprehensive James Battle Guide, Bleeding Cool is here to help trainers take on this iconic Team Rocket villain and hopefully obtain a Shiny Shadow Koffing.[caption id="attachment_1254542" align="aligncenter" width="600"] James Guide: Counters To Defeat The Team GO Rocket Villain Credit: Niantic[/caption] James has three slots of Pokémon, which will currently follow this line-up:SLOT ONE:[...]

Jessie Guide: Counters To Defeat The Team GO Rocket Villain

Jessie Guide: Counters To Defeat The Team GO Rocket Villain

In this comprehensive Jessie Battle Guide, Bleeding Cool is here to help trainers take on this iconic Team Rocket villain and hopefully obtain a Shiny Shadow Ekans.[caption id="attachment_1253181" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jessie Guide: Counters to Defeat the Team GO Rocket Villain Credit: Niantic[/caption] Jessie has three slots of Pokémon, which will currently follow this line-up:SLOT ONE:[...]

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 […]