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Comprehensive guides to playing Pokémon GO. From beginner to advanced meta guides, GO Hub has you covered.

Generation 6

A Beginners Guide to the Kalos Region

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With the exciting announcement that the Kalos region, aka Gen VI, is coming to Pokémon GO, it brings with it a total of 72...
Shiny Slowpoke, Shiny Meltan from the Mystery Box, and more during the Pokémon HOME event!

Pokémon HOME 2020 Event Guide

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Pokémon GO is celebrating the newly enabled Pokémon HOME integration with a special event that runs from 08:00 a.m. (local time) November 17 until...
Cloyster Raid Boss

Cloyster Raid Boss Counters

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Cloyster is a Tier 2 Raid Boss in Pokemon GO, with Boss CP of 15678 and Max Capture CP of 1455 (Level 20, perfect...

Lapras Raid Counters Guide

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Lapras is Tier 4 Raid Boss in Pokemon GO, with a Boss CP of 23476. Best Lapras counters are strong Fighting and Electric types...

Alakazam Raid Counters Guide

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Alakazam is one of the Raid Bosses encountered in Rare (Yellow) Raids and is proven to be soloable with a team of high CP Pokémon such...
Lugia Raid

Lugia Raid Counters Guide

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Lugia is one of the Legendary Tier 5 Raid Bosses in Pokemon GO. Best Lugia Raid counters are strong Electric type Pokemon like Magneton,...

Team GO Rocket Strange Eggs Event

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Strange Eggs have appeared in Pokémon GO, property of Team GO Rocket Leaders! Team Instinct's Leader Spark is leading an investigation effort to learn...
Pokémon GO Moltres

Moltres Raid Counters Guide

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A guide to best Moltres counters in Pokémon GO. The strongest Pokémon to use against a Moltres are strong Rock-type attackers like Smack Down...
Pokemon GO Zapdos Raid

Zapdos Counters Raid Guide

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Zapdos raid is a Tier 5 Legendary Raid Bosses in Pokemon GO. Zapdos Boss CP is 46418 (35955 if it is a Tier 4 as Articuno...
Pokémon GO Articuno

Articuno Raid Counters Guide

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Articuno raid boss is a Legendary Level 5 Raid Bosses in Pokemon GO. This page details best Articuno counters and strategies used to defeat it....

Throwback Challenge Champion Special Research Guide

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Throwback Challenge Special Research is a 5 part Research quest line that rewards players with a chance to encounter Galarian Meowth, Galarian Stunfisk, Genesect...
Cresselia

Sinnoh Throwback Week 2020 Guide

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Throwback Challenge 2020: Sinnoh is a special in-game event that celebrates Pokémon originally discovered in the Sinnoh region. The event lasts from Friday, May...

Hoenn Throwback Challenge 2020 Guide

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Throwback Challenge 2020: Hoenn is a special in-game event that celebrates Pokémon discovered in the Hoenn region. The event lasts from Friday, May 15,...
Lucario

Lucario Meta Analysis: The Aura Welding Warrior

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Being one of the most iconic Pokémon in the franchise, Lucario has always gone on to occupy a spot in the stable of most...
Mewtwo meta analysis

Elite TM Tier List

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A comprehensive tier list of best Pokémon and moves to use your Elite TM's on. Includes both Elite Fast TM and Elite Charge TM. Elite...
Giovanni Team GO Rocket

The Shadowy Threat Grows – March 2020 Team GO Rocket – Rescue Shadow Entei

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Hello trainers, you will start this research when you finish the February's Team Go Rocket Research - A Professor's Work is Never Done. This...
Latios Pokemon GO Raid

Latios Raid Counters Guide

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Latios is a Tier 5 Legendary Raid boss in Pokemon GO, with 52220 Raid Boss CP and and typing. Best Latios counters are strong...

Heatran Counters and Raid Guide

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Best Heatran counters are strong Ground types like Garchomp, Groudon, Rhyperior and Excadrill. Shiny Heatran is available from raids. Heatran is a Generation 4...

Blastoise Raid Boss

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Blastoise is one of the more difficult Tier 4 Raid Bosses in Pokemon GO. It is not soloable and it will take at least...
Charizard Raid Boss Guide

Charizard Raid Boss Guide

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Charizard is a Tier 4 Raid Boss, with a Raid Boss CP of 30958 and a dual /  typing. Charizard´s max capture CP is...

Venusaur Counters Guide

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Best Venusaur counters are strong Psychic and Fire Pokemon, like Mewtwo, Moltres, Chandelure, Heatran and Metagross. Venusaur is one of the oldest Tier 4...
Team GO Rocket Logo

Team GO Rocket Battle Guide

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This guide lists the best counters for every Team Rocket battle encounter in Pokemon GO. Team GO Rocket battles are quite difficult without proper...
Darkrai in Pokemon GO Raids for Halloween 2019

Pokémon GO Halloween 2019

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Pokémon GO Halloween 2019 is a special spooky Halloween themed in-game event that takes place from October 17, 2019 to November 1, 2019. Pokemon...
Mewtwo | Psystrike By ishmam

Mewtwo Counters Guide: best counters, weather, catch rate, IV chart

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Best Mewtwo counters are strong Ghost and Dark type Pokemon like Origin Giratina, Gengar, Chandelure, SB Mewtwo, Hydreigon and Tyranitar. Pokemon GO Mewtwo can...
Pokemon GO Stardust

The Ultimate Stardust Guide: Farming, Trading, Second Charge Move, Powering Up

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If you are a player who enjoys doing lots of trading or powering up your Pokémon to the best they can be for raids...
Pokemon GO World Tourism Day 2019

World Tourism Day 2019 Field Research Tasks

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Trainers, the following research tasks are now available during the Pokemon GO World Tourism Day 2019 event: World Tourism: Do a trade of over 10,000km Rewards...

Generation 5 Release: Everything You Need to Know About New Unova Pokemon

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Trainers, Pokemon from the Unova region are coming to Pokemon GO! Niantic has just shared a high level overview of which Generation V species...
Torrterra Pokemon GO

Frenzy Plant Torterra Analysis: Community Day Exclusive Move

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Trainers, Niantic has just shared that Torterra evolved during Community Day will Frenzy Plant as CD exclusive move. You can evolve Torterra up to...
Suicune October quests

Suicune Counters Guide

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Suicune is a Legendary Tier 5 Raid Boss in Pokemon GO, part of the Johto Beasts trio, with a boss CP of 37761. The best...
Pokemon GO Incense Rural Area

Pokémon GO Game Master File

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GAME MASTER file (GM in the rest of the article) is a special game configuration file for Pokémon GO. It's downloaded from the Pokémon...

Recent guides

Guide to Pokémon GO Beyond Update

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Beginning November 30, 2020, Pokémon GO will receive its largest content update to date: the GO Beyond Update. GO Beyond update brings a rebalanced leveling...

XL Candy Guide: How to get, Power Up Costs and Mechanics

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XL Candy is a new currency required to powering up Pokémon beyond Level 40. In this guide we explain how to get XL Candy,...