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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.

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Goodra Meta Analysis

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With each generation of Pokémon comes a certain variant of monster that is typically the most powerful non-legendary Pokémon of the region: The pseudo...
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Yveltal Meta Analysis: You can’t spell ‘legendary’ without Y

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Yveltal is the box legendary of Pokémon Y and in case you haven't figured out till now, this Pokémon is shaped like the letter...

Great League Remix Meta Analysis

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The Great League Remix Cup is here! This unique cup started on April 13th (4:00 AM GMT+8) and will end on April 27th (4:00...
Dragalge Pokémon GO

Dragalge Meta Analysis

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The Kalos Pokédex is swinging out at full throttle and the tiny Skrelp marks its debut in Pokémon GO during the Rivals Week event....
A PvP Analysis on Community Day Serperior

A PvP Analysis on Community Day Serperior

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Confucius say: "Men of Serperior mind busy themselves first getting at the root of things; when they succeed, the Frenzy Plant is open to them." ...or something akin...
Excadrill

Breaking the Mold with Excadrill: A Meta Analysis

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The Unova region is often the most debated of all generations, with many trainers applauding Gen 5's remarkable plot, characters and Pokémon and others...
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Form Changing Significance and Analysis

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Hey Trainers,In a recent update, there were sections datamined for form changing mechanics. Whether a minor aesthetic difference or a total stat overhaul, there's no...

Roserade Meta Analysis

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With Roselia Community Day around the corner, it's time to discuss Roserade and find out how well it can perform in PvP and PvE...
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Meteor Mash Metagross – still a meta staple?

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When Meteor Mash Metagross made its debut in Pokémon GO, it instantly became a meta staple. In fact, Beldum's Community Day is probably one...
Machamp Raid Boss

Machamp Meta Analysis

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After 6 generations of Pokémon, finally, Machamp gets a meta analysis ahead of community day this month. Machamp has been, and will likely always be...
Tyrantrum in Pokémon GO

Tyrantrum Meta Analysis: A Jurassic Dragon

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It took 6 whole generations for us to finally have a Pokémon that is based on a T-Rex. Jurassic Park has captured the imagination...

Noivern Meta Analysis

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Three generations after Altaria made its presence in Pokémon Go and became the first type to require 400 candies for evolution, we finally...

Talonflame vs. Charizard: A PvP Perspective

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The combination of and makes everyone think of the iconic Charizard.  To others, it is the legendary bird from Kanto: Moltres (Hail Team...

Fast Moves that should be fixed for Trainer Battles

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There are plenty of fast moves in Pokémon GO, but the sad reality is there are only a handful that are viable in PvP....

Non-Legendary Dragons in the Pokémon GO Meta

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The types have captured the fantasy and imagination of almost every Pokémon trainer from day 1. With awe-inspiring draconic powers, amazing stats and cool...
Pokemon GO Stardust

Should you power up your Pokémon beyond Level 40?

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Powering up a Pokémon beyond level 40 is VERY expensive, so you're probably wondering whether or not it's worth spending your valuable resources to...

Rare Candy Tier List – Best Pokémon to use your Rare Candy on

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How many times have you looked at your rare candy count and thought: "Alright, I know I have to use them on something, but...
Generation 6

Generation 6 Moves Update: PvP Winners

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Generation 6 (Kalos) movesets have finally been revealed, and ladies and gentlemen, the future is looking very bright for PvP!!! Many Kalos Pokémon received...
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Delphox Meta Analysis

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Ask anyone who their favourite Gen 6 starter is, chances are high that they might answer "Greninja" without batting an eyelid. For those who...

Greninja Meta Analysis: Bond. Battle Bond.

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Trainers, the hype is real! With the revelation of the Gen 6 movesets, we are now in a position to speculate just how each Kalos...
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Chesnaught PvP Analysis

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Hey Trainers, Generation 6, aka Kalos is coming to Pokémon GO in December! With Kalos' addition, every generation of Pokémon has representation in GO, from...
Lucky Friends

Best Pokémon for Lucky Trades

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A complete list of Best Pokémon for Lucky Trades is finally available on the Hub! The list covers all Gen 1 through Gen 5...

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....
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The Catch Cup PvP Guide

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The Catch Cup is a special Pokémon GO PvP format that runs from Monday, November 23, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Monday, November 30,...
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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 Tier List

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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...
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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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In celebration of the release of New Pokémon Snap on Nintendo Switch, you can look forward to an event inspired by the photography-focused game and the...