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Trainer Quest #1: Showcase your “Squirtle Squad” and win $10!

Trainers, we are organizing our first ever Trainer Quest - a worldwide Pokemon GO challenge with a nice Prize for the winner! Trainer Quests are a new...
Pokemon GO IV Explained - Calculation, meaning, importance

Shiny Release imminent? Wild Pokemon IVs, Moves and Stats are now unique per Trainer!

We've received a lot of reports via Twitter and e-mail that the mechanics of wild Pokemon encounters have changed dramatically, most likely in preparation of...
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The 19th Great Nest Migration has happened

Trainers, just as scheduled, the 19th Nest migration has occurred last night, shaking up your local nests, spawns and cluster spawns. As always, head out to discover...

Rejoice: GPS spoofing no longer works on Android 7.1!

Trainers, we just finished testing the new Android 7.1 security update. There were already several reports indicating that a number of GPS spoofing apps stopped functioning...
Pokemon GO Cheats Are Finally Banned

Niantic officially confirms: anti-spoofing tool is in development!

It is official, GPS spoofing could be soon be a thing of the past! Niantic Support, the official Support twitter account for Ingress and Pokémon...
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Did Niantic forget to release Shiny Pokemon?

Lately, we've been getting A LOT of reader e-mails asking the essentially same thing: "What happened with Shiny Pokemon in Pokemon GO? I though more Shiny...

Ralts, Kirlia and Gardevoir

←  Wingull and Pelipper Surskit and Masquerain → Ralts, Kirlia and Gardevoir are very exciting additions to Pokémon GO, but they are not the first ...
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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Start Enjoying Pokemon Go

USER GUIDE | Submitted by Leek DuckThis piece has previously been posted on Reddit in August with positive reception. I’d like to share my opinion on how...

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Pokemon GO Mental Health Improvement

Study shows: Pokemon GO players are happier and friendlier than others!

The result of a recent study, conducted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, were recently published in...

On the cover image of our previous article: “Niantic (Japan) confirms a huge Pokémon GO Event in Summer of 2017!”

Trainers, we have observed some very confused (and some straight up offensive) comments on the choice of...
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Niantic (Japan) confirms a huge Pokémon GO Event in Summer of 2017!

A GO Hub reader from Japan called Shuji found a recent interview with Niantic's Japanese...
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Omanyte and Omastar collision changed in the latest GAME_MASTER!

Trainers, we've observed a change in the GAME_MASTER file this morning, indicating that Omanyte and Omastar...

Complete list of new Eggstravaganza Easter Hatches: 2KM and 5KM included

Trainers, we have finally confirmed all of the new hatches that were introduced for the Eggstravaganza event....

Advanced strategy guide to “Eggstravaganza 2017”: maximise XP gains and rare hatches with “Walk & Evolve”!

With Niantic confirming the details for this years Easter Event, we created a simple and quick...

Easter Eggstravaganza announced: Double XP, more Candy, Lucky Egg sale!

Niantic just officially announced the Pokémon GO Easter Event: Eggstravaganza 2017 is starting today and lasts...
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Buddy Distance Chart

Due to popular demand, our Buddy Distance chart is now live. The Buddy Distance chart shows KMs...
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Easter Event leak: a week of Double XP and better Egg hatches

Trainers, we've received leaked information on the upcoming Easter Event. We are still working to verify...

What is STAB?

STAB is an acroynm that stands for Same Type Attack Bonus. STAB increases damage of...
Pokemon GO Cheats Are Finally Banned

The “Third Big Ban Wave” of 2017 has started, bot accounts mostly affected

We've observed a huge spike of activity on popular botting and cheating forums today, with...

Niantic releases @NianticHelp, a dedicated Community Support Twitter account!

Trainers, an official Niantic representative confirmed to Pokémon GO Hub that their new Twitter support channel is...

What are IVs in Pokemon GO?

This was already thoroughly answered in our Pokemon GO IV Guide article, so just quoting it here: IV...

Steelix

Steelix has dual typing, which makes it take reduced damage from most high ranked attackers. Its...

Slowking

Slowking is an interesting entry for our Battledex, as it fills a rather curious niche...
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David Hollin (Niantic) interview: “Save your candy” clarified, PvP and Trading on the horizon!

In a short video interview with the A-to-J Connections, David Hollin (Niantic Inc.) shared a...
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What is the chance of Magikarp being Shiny?

The chance of Magikarp being Shiny is not yet known, but early research suggested 1...
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Marshadow coming to Pokemon Sun and Moon!

Trainers, Marshadow has been officially confirmed for Sun and Moon. There are currently no details on...
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List of Generation I and II species that DO NOT nest

Asked by a Follower on Facebook: "Good day! Do larvitar's nest too or at least...

Mudkip, Marshtomp and Swampert

← Torchic, Combusken and Blaziken → Poochyena and Mightyena Pokémon GO Swampert is the a  starter that finally tops its...
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Niantic confirms “all new cooperative gameplay experiences” coming this Spring!

Trainers, we have some very exciting news to share! Firstly, we recently saw rumors in the online Pokémon...

v0.61.0 Data Mining report: redeemable codes and a new [secret] added!

Trainers, Niantic has recently announced that they're releasing updates for Pokémon GO on Android (version 0.61.0) and...

Pokémon GO updated to version 0.61.0 for Android and 1.31.0 for iOS!

Niantic just announced that they're updating the Pokemon GO app with a new version. Most...

How to evolve Tyrogue into Hitmontop, Hitmonlee and Hitmonchan

Tyrogue's evolution is determined by its highest appraisal stat value. It's very simple: Highest ATK ->...
Pokemon GO Nest Migration

The 18th Great Nest Migration has occurred!

Trainers, Nests have migrated again! Despite the recent Water Festival, the biweekly schedule of Nests migrating is...

The Nanab Syndrome: 78% of Trainers dislike the Nanab Berry!

According to a poll we ran on Twitter yesterday, 78% of players expressed their dislike for...

The potential end of Pokémon GO bots… thanks Blizzard!

In true Butterfly Effect fashion, a World of Warcraft related lawsuit threatens to shut down...

What is the best thing to remove from your bag, when the bag is full?

Asked by Zigor Gaming on Twitter It's always hard to decide what to remove from your...

John Hanke on London Games Festival 2017: Unity3D is here to stay, 65M monthly active players!

Trainers, one of our London field agents (thanks Daniel!) had the privilege to attend the Mixed Reality...

Multiple PokéStops updated with new photos taken by Ingress players!

Trainers, we're receiving reports that multiple PokéStops were updated with new high resolution photos, all of...