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

Special Research: Raid Battle Trick

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In order to get a Mew you have to complete 8 Special Research quests with various tasks. One of them is to Battle in...
Pokemon GO Generation 2

Returning player’s guide to Pokemon GO (June 2017)

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Sections Evolution Items Egg Chart changes New Regional and Special species Shiny Mechanics Misc. changes Comments Recently, we've observed a large number of returning...

Arcanine Raid Guide

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Arcanine is a Tier 3 Legendary Raid Boss in Pokémon GO (19534 Combat Power). The best counters are strong Water and Rock-types such as Kyogre,...
Cresselia

Cresselia Raid Counters Guide

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Cresselia is a Tier 5 Legendary Raid Boss in Pokemon GO (33794 Combat Power). Best Cresselia counters are strong Ghost and Dark-type users like...
Pokemon GO Generation IV Legendary

Ghost type in Pokémon GO: present and future

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With just 9 Pokémon, type presents one of the smallest pools of Pokémon in the game as of now. The spookiest of all...
Pokémon GO Golden Razz Berry

Golden Razz Berry

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Pokémon GO Golden Razz Berry is a special variant of the commonly known Razz Berry. It can be used for two purposes: fully restoring...
Slakoth Community Day

Community Day June Guide: IV chart, search strings, Body Slam Slaking analysis

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This is a no nonsense guide to the Pokemon GO June Community Day and includes everything you need to participate: perfect IVs, Slakoth search...
PokéCoin Farming Guide

Equinox Event Box: sale, pricing and contents

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Equinox Event Box come in three varieties: Special, Great and Ultra Box. The contents of each box are different and targeted at different player...
Pokémon GO Gym Update new Features

Pokémon GO Search Cheat Sheet

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Filter by Name Type(s) Move(s) Species name Pokedex number HP and CP Evolution Advanced Discussion With the 0.67.1 update being released, Niantic has introduced...
Pokemon GO Legendary Birds

Legendary Raid Egg Boss List (Dark Egg List)

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A chart showing all Pokémon that can hatch from Legendary (Dark) Raid Eggs. Legendary Eggs contain Level 5 Raid Bosses which are not available via the EX...

Top 6 Pokemon NOT to place in gyms

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In order to minimize the amount of work required to maintain 10 gyms in and near my hometown, I focus on training up friendly gyms...
Giovanni Pokemon GO

The Take Over Continues: Special Research Guide

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The Pokemon Go The Take Over Continues: Special Research has started 10 days ago. This comes after "A Troubling Situation" (December Team GO Special...
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The Secret Reason Why Some Shiny Pokémon Look Bad

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Shiny Pokémon are coveted collector items both in Pokemon GO and in the core game series, however it can't be denied that shiny sprites...

Squirtle Community Day Guide and Tips!

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The Day Squirtle Community Day falls on Sunday July 8th, 2018, and the times for the different regions are as follows: Europe, Middle East, Africa,...
Charmander Community Day Guide

Charmander Community Day #5 Guide: May

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Trainers, Niantic has just announced that Pokémon GO’s May Community Day will feature Charmander, the Generation 1 type starter "Lizard Pokémon". The fifth...
Pokémon GO Search Bar Cheat Sheet

Pokémon Go Search Bar Strings Cheat Sheet

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The Pokémon Go Search Bar tool can be extremely useful, especially if your storage is maxed out at the 2000 mark. Our search string...
Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

New Ultra Beasts in Ultra Sun and Moon

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Five new Ultra Beasts were added in USUM, even featuring an evolution mechanism for one of the beasts. This page lists all of the...
History of Pokemon World

Pokémon Genesis: History of the Pokémon world

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Genesis In the beginning there was nothing. What would eventually become the Universe consisted of a formless black mass, hovering over an endless plain of...
Pokemon Let's Go shiny hunting

Pokemon Let’s GO: Catch combo and shiny hunting mechanics

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Pokemon Let's Go introduced a new catching mechanic called catch combo which influences wild Pokemon potential Max IVs and your chance to encounter a shiny...
Pokemon GO PvP

Winners and Losers of the Recent Moves Rebalance: Winter 2019

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An albeit unexpected, but much needed move and combat rebalance was announced by our overlords at Niantic a few days ago. The update is...
Ninetales Raid Boss Solo

Ninetales Solo Raid Guide

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This is a comprehensive guide written by Fitz City that will help you take down Ninetales as a solo player: a type, Tier...

Deoxys Counters Guide (EX Raid, Normal Form)

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Normal form Deoxys is a new EX Raid boss in Pokemon GO, replacing Mewtwo after more than 12 months. Deoxys is a pure  type,...
Mudkip Community Day

Mudkip Community Day Guide

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Trainers! Prepare to make a splash with July's Community Day featuring the Mud Fish Pokémon Mudkip! This Mudkip Community Day Guide will help you...

January Generation 5 Wave Pokémon in Raid and Trainer Battles Meta

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Hello trainers!  Exciting news! A large wave of brand new Generation 5 Pokémon has been spotted in Pokémon Go! Now you might be wondering...

Hitmonlee Solo Raid Guide

Hitmonlee is a Tier 3 (level 3) type raid boss introduced in the Pokémon Battle Showdown event, featuring types. Hitmonlee has a...
Exeggutor Raid Boss Guide

Exeggutor Raid Guide

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Exeggutor is a Tier 2 Raid Boss in Pokemon GO, with Boss CP of 13474. Exeggutor is and type Pokemon. He has...

Updated Egg Chart: Valentine’s Day

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We've observed a shift in the Egg hatching groups following the Valentine's day event on 08th February 2017. Refer to the updated chart below...

Skarmory PvP Guide

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Skarmory, the Armor Bird Pokémon, was released back in February of 2017 with the main release of the Johto generation of Pokémon. There have...
PokeScanner review

PokeScanner review – slow, but still works

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Looks like PokeScanner doesn't work anymore - 04.08.2016. PokeScanner is an Android app for tracking Pokemon, Gyms and Pokestops. Currently it's version is 1.7.6 (released on Aug...

Entei Counters Guide

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Entei is a Tier 5 Legendary Raid Boss in Pokémon GO, with a Raid Boss CP of 41758. It's a pure type, which...

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,...