Meta

Meta

Overview of the latest and greatest Pokemon and strategies in the Pokemon GO meta game, written in a format that’s understandable for beginning and for experienced Trainers out there. Includes attacker tier lists, best Pokemon in the current meta and future Stardust investment strategies.

Salamence dragon pulse

Salamence Meta Analysis: Dreams Taking Flight

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Gen 1 and Gen 2 lay low when it comes to the types. The Dragonite family and Kingdra were the only dragons in...

Master League PvP Guide

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Master League is the highest PvP league in which you can currently participate in Pokémon GO. It has no CP limitations, so strong Legendaries,...
Generation 6

It’s Speculation Time: Gen 6 (Kalos) PvP Potential

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With the inevitable release of generation 6 (Kalos) in Pokémon GO keeping us on our toes, it's a good time to take a look...

The Kanto Cup PvP Guide

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The Kanto Cup is a specialized GO Battle League format that will run during the second week of Season 5. The exact dates are...

Alakazam Meta Analysis: AbraKadabra Alakazite!

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When there were only 150 Pokémon in the world (umm, Kanto), it goes without saying that the typing was the most dominant type...
Lugia Raid

Aeroblast Lugia meta analysis

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Trainers, the wait is now over. Lugia's signature move (Aeroblast) was just pushed to the GAME_MASTER file! Many trainers were wondering how good this...

Flying Cup PvP Guide (GO Battle Night Season 4)

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The Flying Cup is a special GO Battle League (GBL) format that will take place during GO Battle Night on November 5th, 2020 from...
Magnezone Pokémon GO

Magnezone Meta Analysis

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The typing is the best defensive type in the entire meta. Period.  This type has 11 resistances out of the 18 different Pokémon types...
Hydregion

The Future of Hydreigon in the Meta: Hail Hydra or Fail Hydra?

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Hydreigon... Categorized as the "Brutal Pokémon", this monstrosity truly justifies that simply by the looks of it. I mean, look at this Pokémon! A three-headed dragon...

Top 5 Upcoming Gen 5 Pokémon

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It has been well over a year since the Unova region (Gen 5) graced Pokémon Go. With the global pandemic halting much of the...
Pokemon GO Tyranitar

Tyranitar Meta Analysis: Godzilla on a Rampage

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Kaijus, fictional giant monsters on the big screen, have always triggered the fascination of countless individuals from all around the world. So much, that it has...
Pokémon GO Tri Attack

Pokémon GO Tri Attack Move Analysis

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Porygon will be this month's Community Day featured Pokémon, and the exclusive move that Porygon-Z will be able to learn is Tri Attack! Tri Attack...

The Hoenn Mega Starters: A Crystal Ball On The Upcoming Mega Starter Pack

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The starters from every generation are some of the most widely recognized and popular Pokémon in any meta. These are typically the Pokémon that...
Mega Evolution concept in Pokemon GO

Top 5 Mega Dragon Types: The Dracarys Meta

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Mega evolutions are well and truly upon us in Pokémon Go. While the response to the way megas have been introduced has garnered a lot...

Scizor Meta Analysis: Made Like A Bug, Goes Like A Bullet Punch

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The and types... One happens to be one of the most despised Pokémon types in battle and the other… one of the best,...
Garchomp

Garchomp Meta Analysis: An Earth-Shattering Drag(on) Force

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Is that a shark? Is that a jet plane? Is that a dragon? Yep! It’s all of those 'cool' stuff neatly combined in what happens to...

Shadow Mewtwo Meta Analysis

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One of the big surprises Niantic had in store for us during GO Fest 2020 was the release of Shadow Mewtwo in Pokémon GO....

Shadow Punch Gengar in the Raid and PvP Meta

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Hey Trainers, Gastly received a remarkable 32% of votes from trainers over Twitter, which is just behind Weedle's 34%, meaning that Gastly would be the...
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...
Escavalier

Escavalier Guide: Best moves, Trainer Battles strategy and usage

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Escavalier is a and Pokémon discovered in Generation 5, also known as Cavalry Pokémon. Escavalier is a curious Pokémon that evolves from...
Conkledurr

Conkeldurr in the Raid and Trainer Battle Meta

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It's December 10th, trainers of Fighting-type Pokemon are still eagerly awaiting the coming of the new king of the Fighters, Conkeldurr. Machamp uneasily sits...

Dragon Type Moves in Pokémon Go: Detailed Analysis and Battle Mechanics

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The mighty dragons! The epitome of fantasy for many, even in the Pokémon world, the type Pokémon are undoubtedly some of the coolest and...

The Rose Cup In-Depth Analysis

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The Silph Arena has just announced their new tournament format for February 2020, which is named "The Rose Cup". This unique cup features Pokémon only...

January 2020 Combat Rebalance Update

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A new set of combat rebalance changes has been announced, aimed at improving Trainer Battles balance before GO Battle League launches. The update changes...
Haxorus

Haxorus Meta Analysis: Raids and Trainer Battles

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The type is one of the most OP types in Pokémon Go and the Pokémon meta in general. Each generation brings in at...

Mamoswine PvP and PvE Guide

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Out of the 18 different Pokémon types, the type just so happens to be the rarest. The elusiveness of this type, sadly, does...
December 2019 Community Day

December Community Day 2019 Tier List

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With the announcement of Pokémon GO Community Day 2019, new and veteran players alike will have the opportunity to evolve any 2018 or 2019...

Ground Type Analysis: Meta, Improvements and Usage

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Among the 18 different types in Pokémon Go, the type has been rather underwhelming. This comes as a surprise as this typing is...
Pokémon GO Medicham

Medicham PvP Guide

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While Medicham's stats might not look like much at first glance, its dual and typing combined with its move-set and its stats...
Pseudo Legendary Pokmon Battle Royale BY Simbiothero

Pseudo-Legendary Pokémon in the Pokémon GO Meta Game

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Imagine a set of Pokémon so powerful, that they can rival or even beat out legendary Pokémon. These Pokémon are so strong they created...

Recent guides

Generation 6 Moves: Biggest Winners and Losers (PvE)

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Generation 6 is right around the corner! And as expected, the game master file has been updated including the movesets for Generation 6 Pokémon....

Pokémon GO Level 40 to 50 Guide: XP, Level up Tasks...

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A comprehensive guide to levelling up from 40 to 50 in Pokémon GO. The guide includes all Level-up tasks, XP requirements and level rewards. At...