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Pokemon GO APK

How to APK mine Pokémon GO: a data miners guide

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APK mining, or data mining, is the process of exploring and reading the code behind Pokémon GO. We've been doing this for a while already,...
Pokemon GO APK

Guide: how to decode the Pokémon GO GAME_MASTER file

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Trainers, it's time to share some APK and game mining knowledge with the community. Here's the first installment in our upcoming "APK Mining" series, explaining...
Pokemon GO Tyranitar vs Dragonite

Tyranitar vs Dragonite

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Tyranitar vs Dragonite USER GUIDE | ? ADVANCED GUIDE | Submitted by Chateranga Many trainers believe that with the addition of Tyranitar into the gym meta things will change drastically....

Christmas Box buying guide: which Pokemon GO bundle is the best for you?

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In honor of Christmas and Winter festivities, Niantic has released a couple of sweet items and bundles in the Shop. We decided to take...
Pokémon Sun and Moon Starters with Stats

How to chose your Pokémon Sun and Moon starter

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With Sun and Moon only 3 days away, it's time to talk about starters. You know, that not-so-little decision you make at the start...
Sun and Moon Legendary Pokémon

Preparing for the Pokémon Sun and Moon release day

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Trainers, Sun and Moon is coming out on 18th of November, so we have only 6 more days to prepare and read up on...
Pokemon GO Gen 2 Candy

Gen 2 Cross Evolution Candy

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Pokémon Candy you should save for Gen II We've received a number of questions what Pokémon Candy should you save for when Generation II releases. We've compiled...
Pokemon GO Tyranitar

Pokemon GO Tyranitar: the Hype is Real, a new Gym god is coming

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With the recent discovery that Generation 2 has been added to the game code, we are officially hyped for what's coming up! One of...
Pokemon GO Nests

How to find and report Pokemon Nests in Europe and Asia

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There seems to be a lot of confusion around Pokemon Nests, especially in Europe and Asia, where the Global Nest Atlas has not yet been widely...

Lapras biome (spawn area) has been discovered!

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Lapras is one of the rarest, if not the rarest, top tier Pokemon in the game. It's also top tier defender and attacker. Recently, we managed...
Pokemon GO Halloween

Pokemon GO Halloween Event Guide

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BREAKING: Upcoming Daily Quest feature datamined in the new APK! Niantic announced that Halloween is coming to Pokemon GO! Starting October 26 and lasting through November...
Pokemon GO Catch mechanics

How to throw Pokemon GO Curveball correctly

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We found an amazing guide on curveballs on reddit (/r/thesilphroad), so decided to share it here also. Thanks to ohbearly for this great guide. TL;DR: If you...
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 GO Catch mechanics

Curveball bonus increases capture chance!

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According to a statistical analysis posted on TheSilphRoad website curveballs increase the odds of capturing Pokemon! This is great news, as there was a...

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...

How to play Pokemon Go on rooted Android devices (Marshmallow)

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A few notes: this only works on Android 6+, could work earlier, but we do not recommend it. Big thanks to whoever created this...

October 2016 bugs and workarounds list

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Pokemon GO is not a perfect game by any means, but some of the bugs can be easily avoided and fixed temporary by using...
Pokemon GO Top 5 Grass

Top 5 Grass Pokemon in Pokemon GO

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A growing number of players has recently been looking into Grass and Electric type Pokemon, mostly due to their double effectiveness against Water type Pokemon...
Pokemon GO Top 5 Rock Types

Top 5 Rock Type Pokemon

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If you're a sucker for Brock and Rock types, we can't blame you! Rock types comprise some of the coolest and most iconic Pokemon...
Pokemon GO Has Stopped

Unfortunately, Pokemon GO has stopped

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Recently, Pokemon GO has started crashing for a lot of people, even if they did not open the app at all. Usually, this crash...
How to dodge in Pokemon GO

How to dodge in Pokemon GO

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We get the same question all the time, by new and old players alike: "How to dodge in Pokemon GO?". The confusion behind dodging...
pokemon go bot captcha

Pokemon GO I am not a robot

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In August of 2016, Niantic introduced a sleeve of safety features in Pokemon GO to knock out bots and tracker apps. Among those features...
Pokemon GO Rare Capture Bonus Medals

Capture Bonus Medals for Rare Pokemon Announced

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Niantic published a post this morning previewing the New Capture Bonuses that increase the Odds of Catching Rare Pokemon. There is no release date...
Best Pokemon in Pokemon GO

Best Pokemon in Pokemon GO

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According to data collected over the previous months, Dragonite is the overall best Pokemon in Pokemon GO. However, there are 4 more Pokemon that are...
How to Get Maximum Coins (800+ per week)

How to Get Maximum Coins (800+ per week)

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A reddit user posted a great guide on how to get coins every day, while consistently earning 800 Coins per week. It turns out...
Pokemon GO Tips for Advanced players

Tips for Advanced players

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We have the largest collection of new and old Pokemon GO Tips for Advanced Trainers and Beginners alike. Without further ado: Egg tips Cruise boats...
Pokemon GO Alakazam

Pokemon GO Alakazam review – is it any good?

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Alakazam is one of the rarest Pokemon in the entire Pokemon GO, mostly due to Abra's 99% base flee rate. Abra will run away...
How to find nests and Spawns

How to find Nests and possible Spawns

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A reddit user called nmitch3ll created an online tool to help us find nests and spawns in your area. The tool highlights possible nests and spawns...
Pokemon GO FAQ

Frequently asked questions

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Our mailbox is often flooded with questions on various Pokemon GO topics, so we decided to create a FAQ page to answer most of those questions. If you...
Pokemon GO How to beat Lapras

How to beat Pokemon GO Lapras

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Lapras is one of the more difficult gym defenders to deal with in Pokemon GO, mostly due to it's amazing Ice / Water typing. There are Pokemon...
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Pokémon GO Special Partnered Weekend

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Niantic has partnered with Verizon, 7-Eleven Mexico and Yoshinoya to bring Trainers a new and exciting ticketed event that will feature rare Pokémon alongside...

Luminous Legends X Event Guide

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Xerneas, the pure type Legendary Pokémon is coming soon to Pokémon GO during the Luminous Legends X event that features the debut of...

Swablu Community Day

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After much speculation, we can now confirm that Swablu will feature as the May Community Day Pokémon, and that Mega Altaria will be appearing...

New Pokémon Snap Celebration Event Guide

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