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Pokémon GO

2020 in Pokémon GO – The Good and the Bad

The year 2020 is finally gone. And while for many it may have been one of the worst, for others it was not so...
Mr Mime and Mr Rime coming to Pokémon GO

An Honest Review of the Galarian Mr. Mime Ticketed Event

This weekend we had what has proved to be one of the most controversial events in Pokémon GO history, the Chill Tunes Galarian Mr....

Community Day Polls: The Forgotten Losers

It's been a while since the last Community Day poll... In fact, the very first one was announced on January 22, which was almost...

The Significance of Shiny Mew in Pokémon GO

With the announcement of the Kanto Tour, we have the incredibly exciting news that a guaranteed Shiny Mew will be available to ticket holders!...
Mr Rime and Lapras chilling in the snow

We Need to Talk About Paid Events in Pokémon GO

Over the last few weeks Pokémon GO has announced a variety of new events, including the Kanto Tour, Secrets of the Jungle, and Chill...
GO Battle League

The problem with GO Battle League rewards

Two of the most controversial aspects of GO Battle League are the pool of rewards and the reward structure. In fact, according to the...
Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto

We Need to Talk About the Kanto Tour

With the announcement of the absolutely huge Kanto Tour for February 2021, there are a lot of mixed feelings in the community. There's a...

Our thoughts on the Increased trading distance

Remote trading has always been a requested feature in Pokémon GO. In these times of social distancing, lockdowns and mobility restrictions, this feature was...
Winter Ice Type Pokemon GO

Winter 2020 Event Speculation

With many updates to the Game Master file over the last few weeks, it's time for some wild speculation about what the potential winter...
Team GO Rocket

Should Team GO Rocket Takeover Events happen more often?

Team GO Rocket Takeover events were introduced last year, but we haven't had as many as some players would've imagined. These events were originally...
PokeStop Submission beta

Improving Wayfarer and the Pokéstop Submission system

Niantic has recently lowered the required level to submit Pokéstops to level 38, which is great news for rural trainers who had not managed...

Season 5 GBL: Is Rank 10 Meaningless?

Up until today, I was curious what the Rank 10 rewards would be for this season. After all, it is very easy to achieve....
Pokemon GO Spiritomb

The AR Mapping Task Issue

With the introduction of AR mapping quests, a lot of people found that they were quite abundant! Not many people are particularly interested in...
Garbodor counters

We Need to Talk About The (12km) Egg Pool (Again)

Back in September, I wrote about the drastic need for an update to the egg pool. So you can imagine how excited I was...

The Forgotten Pokémon Favourites: Part 3

With so many amazing suggestions for those under appreciated Pokémon you love, we just had to come back with a Part 3 (and potentially...

Why is Victini before Snivy in the Pokédex?

Hello again Trainers!  When Generation 5 dropped into Pokémon Go eagle-eyed trainers noticed that the first entry in the Unova portion of the Pokémon...

We Need to Talk About the Stay At Home Bonus Changes

Niantic have announced that starting October 1st there are going to be changes made to the Stay At Home bonuses, with some features remaining...

We Need to Talk About the Egg Pool

Back at the beginning of June we had our last 'permanent' egg pool shake-up, affecting the 7KM eggs only, and introducing some of the...

The Forgotten Pokémon Favourites : Part 2

We're back again to give those often forgotten Pokémon more love, in Part 2 of our 'Forgotten Pokémon Favourites' series. We've been asking around,...

The Forgotten Pokémon Favourites : Part 1

One of the best things about the Pokémon community is that without doubt, we all have such a huge and varied favourite Pokémon. I'd bet...

Let’s Talk About Mega Pokémon

The introduction of Mega Evolution has had us all so hyped since they were first teased. A mainstay of the main series games, and...

Deino Where Are You?

When we heard the announcement about Dragon Week being a part of the rewards unlock from Pokemon GO Fest this year, everyone was ecstatic!...

Our Thoughts on Pokémon GO Fest 2020

With many of our writers participating in the first ever At Home GO Fest from all over the world, we wanted to share their...
GO Fest 2020 Event

Pokémon GO Fest 2020: A Shiny Hunter’s Experience

So here we are Trainers! Go Fest 2020 has just wrapped up and the community is still trying to get over how easy Shadow...
PokéCoin update

Elite TM CD Box – Is It Worth Buying?

One thing that has stirred up the community for the past couple months, and for the upcoming Gastly Community Day, is the Elite TM...
Pokémon Unite MOBA

Pokémon Unite angers Pokémon Fans across the globe

Once again, Pokémon fans are up in arms. Yesterday's announcement of Pokémon Unite, a new mobile and Switch MOBA game, got a large number...
Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO – Changes Needed?

Hey all, it's been awhile! Nevertheless, I've been pondering over things that aren't in the game anymore, and others that aren't at all! We...
EX Raid Wiki Featured Image

EX Raid Alternatives: One Player’s Thoughts

Once upon a time, EX passes existed. Battling at certain gyms gave the chance that participants were invited to a special raid, that, upon...
GO Battle League

GO Battle League: Season 1 Server Issues Continue

Going into Season 1, I was extremely optimistic that the lag and bugs encountered with the servers from pre-season would be a thing of...

GO Battle League Season 1: Delay Needed?

Every single day I'm browsing through Twitter, I see there several posts talking about the lag/bug issues with the GO Battle League. Ultimately, these...

Recent guides

GO Rocket Grunts Guide: Counters and Lineups

A guide on how to counter Team GO Rocket Grunts in Pokemon GO. Includes Pokémon lineups for all Grunt fights. Updated for February 2021....

First 2 Level 50s in the World & Level 48 Reset...

Breaking News FleeceKing and LaurenLolly have been reported as the first 2 people in the world to achieve Level 50! This monumental event in Pokémon GO...

Kyogre Raid Counters Guide

Kyogre is a Tier 5 Legendary Raid Boss in Pokémon Go, being a member of the Weather Trio with Groudon and Rayquaza. Best Kyogre counters...

Groudon Raid Counters Guide

Groudon is a Tier 5 Legendary Raid Boss in Pokémon GO, being a member of the Weather Trio with Rayquaza and Kyogre. The best Groudon...