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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.

Lucky Friends

Best Lucky Pokémon for Trades

A complete list of Best Pokémon for Lucky Trades is finally available on the Hub! The list covers all Gen 1 through Gen 4...
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Psystrike Stats Updated: Early Look at Psystrike Mewtwo

Good news, trainers! Psystrike's move stats have been updated in Pokémon GO's Game Master file. And it's looking VERY promising indeed! Our research during...

Gen 5 move update: Generation 5 PvE winners and losers

Trainers, the game data was updated with the arrival of Generation 5 Pokémon originally discovered in the Unova region. In this article, we will...
Mewtwo meta analysis

Generalists in Pokémon GO: Are they still useful?

Soon after type effectiveness multipliers were changed, trainers started wondering whether powering up generalists was still worth their dust or not. If you didn't...

Mewtwo in the Pokémon GO metagame

Mewtwo has one of the most diverse movepools in Pokémon GO, as it has access to moves like Psychic, Shadow Ball or Ice Beam....
Legendary Week: Kyogre, Groudon and Rayquaza

Should you power up Rayquaza, Groudon and Kyogre?

Legendary Pokémon are a group of incredibly rare and often very powerful Pokémon, generally featured prominently in the legends and myths of the Pokémon...
Pokémon GO Quests

Pokemon GO July Move Re-Balance: Biggest PvE Winners

Trainers, a movepool shakeup has just been announced in Pokémon GO! Some select Pokémon are now able to learn new fast & charge moves,...
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Blast Burn Blaziken Meta Analysis: Can it Raid?

Blaziken's Community Day exclusive move was announced as Blast Burn. However, there's more than that, because kicking in on Community Day and going forward, it...
Pokémon GO Salamence Max CP Stats Moves

Outrage Salamence Metagame Analysis

Trainers were wondering what exclusive move Salamence would be able to learn during April's Community Day. Some expected it to be Fly, whereas others...

Giratina Meta Game Analysis in Pokémon GO

Giratina Origin Forme has emerged from the Distortion World and is ready to test your strength until April 29. If you clicked on this...

Frenzy Plant Sceptile analysis: how does it compare to other Grass types?

Frenzy Plant, has been confirmed as the signature move for Sceptile this Community Day. In PvE (gyms/raids) it is a 2 bar move with...
Pokemon GO PvP

Acid Spray and Leaf Tornado performance in PvP, gyms and raid meta

At last, we got the information for both Acid Spray and Leaf Tornado. Exciting right?! Well... don't get your hopes up. These moves seem...
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Dialga: Performance & Meta-Analysis

Dialga, the legendary steel and Dragon-type temporal Pokémon, has officially been released in Pokémon GO. In this article, we will discuss how well it...

Mamoswine: Meta Analysis

Mamoswine is arguably one of the best Generation 4 Pokémon to add to your attacking squad. Finally, the wait is over and the big...
Pokemon GO PvP

February Move Set Changes Part II: PvP move stats

This article is the second part of the move pool changes article done for PvE. In this one, we will analyze how the stat...

Palkia Pokemon GO Meta Game Analysis

Palkia, the legendary and type Pokémon with the ability to distort space, has officially been released in Pokémon GO and to the...
Pokémon GO Roserade

Movepool Changes: Who are the Biggest Winners?

Several Pokémon had their movepool expanded in the last update. If you want to check which Pokémon exactly, you can check out the full...

Let’s talk about Stardust: Needed Now More Than Ever

It’s the almighty “gold” of Pokémon GO. Stardust is by far the most important/valuable resource in Pokémon GO. Since the game launched, the minimum...
Pokemon GO PvP

Pokemon GO Type Effectiveness change: December 2018

Trainers, as you already know PvP has finally launched in Pokemon GO, bringing a completely new battle mode for us to enjoy, farm and...
Pokemon GO PvP

Pokemon GO PvP: Understanding the importance of Type Coverage

*UPDATED* PvP is here in Pokemon GO! It is an absolute blast to battle other fellow trainers. The introduction of a second charge attack changes the...

Meta analysis of Bug Types in Pokémon GO: can Niantic fix them?

Shedinja got replaced as a research breakthrough in favor of good ol' Generation 1 and 2 Legendaries, marking a departure of another Bug type. Let's...
December Community Day Pokémon

Pokemon GO December Community Day: Best Exclusive Moves to Look For

December's Community Day was just announced and it's going to be a very special one! Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, Pikachu, Eevee, Dratini, Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Mareep, Larvitar,...

Relevant Generation 4 Pokémon that could learn better moves in the future

In order to shine in the current Pokémon GO metagame, a Pokémon must have great stats paired up with a great moveset. Unfortunately, some...
Rayquaza and more flying and dragon types

Pokemon GO stats re-balance: Top 5 buffed Pokemon in the new meta

The recent Pokemon GO stat re-work brought HP (Stamina) buffs for almost every Pokemon in Gen 1, 2 and 3. Some got more than...
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Pokemon GO stats re-balance: The top 5 biggest losers in the new meta

Alas trainers, we have the stats re-balance update implemented into Pokemon GO. Among this change are Pokemon who did not fair so well. The...
Mega Evolution concept in Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO CP rework: stat changes formula and raiding after the rework

The in-game battle mechanics were rebalanced on November 14. At this point in time you have probably seen that the CP of most of...

Legacy Move Sets in Pokemon GO: what makes some Legacy Moves more valuable than...

With the recent introduction of Lick as an Exclusive move for Gengar during its Raid Day during the Halloween event (more information here) we...
Gengar Solo Raid

Gengar exclusive moves analysis: Lick vs Shadow Claw

Gengar day is taking place on November 3rd, and two new Gengar exclusive moves are being added to Gengar's move pool: Lick is a...
Shiny Metagross Meteor Mash

Meteor Mash Metagross analysis: All hail the new meta king

The last Community Day featured the and type Pokémon Beldum, and Meteor Mash was the exclusive move that Metagross was able to...

How to Fix Ground Types in Pokémon GO

If you are a fan of the Pokémon series as a whole and have a basic understanding of competitive play, you know how powerful...

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