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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.

Machamp Raid Boss

Machamp Meta Discussion: Will 4 biceps keep it strong for long?

Machamp... Oh the infamous Machamp. Machamp rapidly became one of the most (if not the most) useful Pokémon in the Meta when the first...
Ampharos Pokemon GO

Dragon Pulse Ampharos: A comprehensive meta analysis

Dragon Pulse, a type charge move, has just been confirmed as the exclusive move that Ampharos will be able to learn during Community...
Exeggutor Raid Boss Guide

Exeggutor: Grade A+ Pokémon GO Grass Type

First introduced in Generation One, this seemingly silly looking Pokémon is not to be underestimated. In fact, it sits on the throne of eggs-celent...
Gym Rework Pokemon GO

Gym Battling Strategies

Gym Battling is one of the most important meta-game aspects in Pokémon Go, and while you may know from our series of meta articles...
Pokemon GO Suicune

Suicune’s Disappointment and Fix

Suicune is arguably the most disappointing Legendary Pokemon in all of Pokemon GO. It suffers from a lack of a STAB quick move and...
Pokemon GO Entei Suicune Raikou

Spending Stardust on Raikou, Entei, Suicune, Lugia and Ho-Oh

Legendary Pokémon are a group of incredibly rare and often very powerful Pokémon, generally featured prominently in the legends and myths of the Pokémon world. In...
Pokemon GO Scizor vs Steelix

Steel Types in Pokémon GO Meta: past, present, and future

The type Pokemon weren’t around until Gen 2, when they were first put into the Pokemon main series games with Gold and Silver....
Winter Ice Type Pokemon GO

Jynx Future Meta Discussion, aka Fall of the Ice Queen

Jynx has proven rather useful in recent raids, allowing trainers with high level Jynx and Dragonites to duo the mighty legendary Rayquaza. It is...
Mega Evolution concept in Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO Generalists: A Comprehensive Overview

You may have heard about so-called generalists in Pokémon GO. Who are they and what they’re good for? Simply put, they're overall strong Pokémon...
Gym Rework Pokemon GO

Meta Relevant Legacy Moves – Which Ones to Keep?

Legacy moves, or moves that are no longer obtainable on a certain Pokémon species, are coveted by many avid Pokémon collectors. Some of these...
Do rare Pokemon equal strong

Do Rare Pokémon Equal Strong?

There are a bunch of Pokémon who were hyped before their release but never made it to the top. Most of them share similar...
Pokémon GO Quests

Evolving to Gen IV and its Meta relevance

Pokemon Go has a wide variety of Pokemon that have a CP range of between 1000-2000. You could be asking yourself "why am i...
Pokemon GO Entei Suicune Raikou

Raikou, Entei, and Suicune in the Current and Future Meta

As soon as the Legendary Birds went away, the Legendary Beasts went to play, in a way that we did not expect. The beasts...
Legendary Pokémon GO Raids

Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres in the Current and Future Meta

After Pokemon GO Fest in Chicago last year, Niantic surprised us with the first release of Legendary Raids, with Lugia and Articuno being the...

Multi-Bar Vs. Single-Bar Charged Moves

Charged moves allow for some serious damage to be dealt to any opposing Pokémon, but not all charged moves are made the same, having...
pokemon go gardevoir

Gardevoir: Phenomenal Psychic or Fantastic Fairy?

General Overview Pokémon Attack Defense Stamina 237 220 136 The premiere fairy type of Generation Three, Gardevoir brings a presence to an interesting typing combination only found in one other Pokémon (e.g....

Hidden Gems of the Pokémon GO Meta

You may have realized by now that the Hub is celebrating "March is for Meta", a month in which we choose to pay extra...

Where should I spend my Rare Candies?

Picture this: It’s late afternoon on a Saturday and you’ve just finished your first WaFu raiding session. Feeling the buzz of adrenaline, you open...
Mew Pokemon GO Meta

Mythical Pokémon in the Meta-game

A comprehensive overview of Mew, Celebi, Jirachi and Deoxys in the Pokémon GO meta. In the first three generations, there are four Mythical Pokemon...
Pokemon GO Top 5 Grass

Frenzy Plant Venusaur: A Comprehensive Meta Analysis

Frenzy Plant, a type signature move that can be learned by the starter Pokémon in the main series games, has just been introduced...
Ho-Oh Pokémon GO Raid Boss

Ho-Oh Meta: Current and Future Viability

The Rainbow Pokémon. In the world of Pokémon Go, this Pokémon is not to be underestimated. Unlike Charizard, it has the bulk to back...
Legendary Pokémon GO Raids

Should You Spend Stardust on Gen 1 Legendaries?

Legendary Pokémon are a group of incredibly rare and often very powerful Pokémon, generally featured prominently in the legends and myths of the Pokémon world. In...
Pokemon GO Tyranitar vs Dragonite

Best Meta Relevant Pokemon by Type

With the meta of Pokémon Go ever evolving as new generations are released, it’s easy to question which Pokémon are worth your attention. There...
Lugia Raid

Lugia in the Current Pokémon Go Meta-game

Niantic just announced that the Legendary Pokémon Lugia will return to Raid Battles in Pokémon GO on March 16, right after Rayquaza returns to...
Pokémon GO Mew and Mewtwo

Mewtwo and Its Future in the Meta-game

Mewtwo is one of the very strongest Pokémon currently in the meta game, and will remain so for generations to come. Its match-ups in...

Frenzy Plant, Hydro Cannon and Blast Burn – Will They Make the Starters Meta-Relevant?

Starter Pokémon were not very relevant in the current metagame, as it was discussed in this article. However, the introduction of signature moves such...
Pokémon GO Latias and Latios

Latios and Latias – Dragon Psychic Types and Their Place in the Meta

The Eon Duo - Latios and Latias are speculated to be (some of) the next in line to become Legendary level 5 raid bosses....
Pokemon GO Golem

Golem and Its Future in the Meta Game

Ever since Legendary Raids got introduced in July of 2017, Golem is one of the most useful and most used Pokemon in Pokemon GO....
Pokémon GO Raids

Raid Boss Meta Overview – Tier 3 & 4

With the Weather Egg Hatches being released along with new Raid Bosses, one of the most important question players ask is which of...
registeel regice regirock latios and latias in Pokémon GO

Latios, Latias and the Regi Trio: what’s coming next and how to prepare for...

The Legendary Pokémon Rayquaza will go back to the ozone layer on March 16. Thus, it will leave an empty spot on the Legendary...