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Tips for Hosting a Community Day Charity Event + Fan Submission!

With Community Day being a staple in the Pokémon Go community now, after a few months, players all around the…

3 hours ago

Quests in Pokemon GO: our thoughts one month later

Trainers, it may feel like the Research Update has been part of Pokemon Go for a lot longer, but in…

2 days ago

A Story By A Concerned Community Leader (A Fan Submission)

Trainers, today we are bringing you another fan submission from a reader who reached out to us on our Discord…

2 days ago

Unreleased Pokémon: Shadows hiding in your Pokédex

You know what they are. They are the empty spots in your Pokédex. I am not talking about the trio…

1 week ago

Have we become spoilt with events and shiny Pokemon?

Trainers all around the globe have experienced a roller-coaster of emotions in the last week or so, including: Introducing the…

2 weeks ago

Monthly Overview of Pokémon Go: March 2018

Over the month of March, Pokémon GO has had more than its fair share of events, updates and new additions.…

3 weeks ago

Aripant Family Guide

See Aripant’s Origin at the bottom of article for details and clarification. The Panda Ant Pokémon Aripant is a dual…

1 month ago

A Community in Terror: A Fan Story

We all seem to have those bad eggs in our Pokémon Go communities — be it a quarrel over gym…

1 month ago

Experience contest: a race to 2 million

Oxnard, California - It's not uncommon to hear that a global event inspires local groups to have contests of their…

1 month ago

To all the Pokemon GO Girls out there: Happy International Women’s Day!

Trainers, and especially female trainers, we wish you a truly happy International Women's Day! It is not often that we,…

2 months ago

Pokemon GO, anxiety and panic attacks

Anxiety. It's a demon that eats you from the inside, despite everything you do against it. The reasons for it's…

2 months ago

Discussing Bulbasaur as a Community Day Pokemon

With two Community Days down (January and February), this monthly event has been one of the best features Niantic has…

2 months ago

Monthly Overview of Pokémon Go: February 2018

Over the month of February, Pokémon GO has had more than its fair share of events, updates and new additions.…

2 months ago

Interview with ZeChrales, the hidden genius behind PoGO’s network traffic leaks

ZeChrales is the hidden genius behind every network leak you have read on the Hub in the last two years.…

2 months ago

The global Community Day photo atlas: Pokemon GO around the world

A day before the February Community day started, GO Hub asked our readers and followers to submit pictures from their…

2 months ago

Analysis of the New Box Sale: Bang for the Buck!

After a successful February Community Day (for the most part), as promised, Niantic released new Boxes for the return of…

2 months ago

Niantic announces official support for a local, player organised, charity event in Argentina

Trainers, you might remember a special event from November 2016. A hint? Lapras! Niantic had announced that they would host…

2 months ago

The logistics behind Niantic’s inability to deal with cheaters and how bots can fix it

If you are like us, you've probably often wondered GPS spoofing and location mocking still exists in Pokémon GO. It's…

2 months ago

How to skip Pokeball shaking animation and Pokémon catch screen

Trainers, a new bug was found in the latest Pokémon GO update and it enables you to completely skip the…

2 months ago

February box sale analysis: one of the best to date

A new box sale is live in the in-game store, accompanying the newly released legendary Rayquaza raid boss and a…

2 months ago

A few announcements from the Hub team: Hub T-shirts, 85k Twitter followers, Discord growth and more

Hello everyone! It's Sunday, start of February and there's not really a lot going on in the Pokemon GO universe…

3 months ago

Anime Pokemon variations that would make for Fantastic Event Pokemon

Pokémon Go has had its fair share of events featuring varied Pokémon, the most notable so far being the few…

3 months ago

What the data tells us about this EX raid invitation cycle: February 8, 2018

Trainers, it's still early days of EX Raid research but several hypothesis have been confirmed with this wave - including…

3 months ago

Flygon usage in the current Pokémon GO metagame

Flygon, a widely beloved fan favorite since the original Ruby and Sapphire games first came out, has finally been added…

3 months ago

How we triggered an EX Raid in a dormant S2 cell: methodology, numbers and result discussion

Yesterday was a particularly big day for a small town on the east Mediterranean coast. A dedicated group of ragtag…

3 months ago

Kyogre box sale analysis: raid passes for everyone

As promised on Twitter yesterday, our sale analysis is now complete. We apologize for not publishing it yesterday, but we…

3 months ago

Kyogre in the meta game

Written by Fitz City With the recent release of Kyogre, the Hub's e-mail was flooded with questions and commentary about…

3 months ago

A comprehensive guide to S2 cells and Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO is built on top of S2 cells. This article explains how S2 cells work, what are S2 cells…

3 months ago

Top 5 things we loved in Pokémon GO in 2017

2017 was one the craziest year for Pokémon GO and Augmented Reality gaming in general, with tons of good stuff…

4 months ago

2017: a year in review

As 2017 comes to a close, we take a look at the year behind us and what has happened with…

4 months ago