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.

Master League Groudon: Mud Shot vs Dragon Tail

  The legendary Groudon is the very embodiment of land and the edgy overlord of the types. Also, a bitter rival to Kyogre. :D But...

A PvP Analysis of Zarude, the Grass Monkey!

With apologies to The Beastie Boys, but go ahead and sing along... you know you wanna! 🎼 Graaasssss Monkey ♫ That funky Monkey! 🎶 Grass Monkey junkie ♬...

Making the Master League Flinch with Togekiss

Among the many meta relevant Pokémon of the Master League, if there is one mon that has carved an ultra-specific niche for itself, it's...

Zarude Meta Analysis: The new best Grass Attacker in Pokémon GO

In celebration of the 'Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle' movie release, Zarude, the Rogue Monkey Pokémon, will be making its Pokémon GO...

Nifty Or Thrifty: Ultra League Remix 2.0 (Season 9)

The "Nifty Or Thrifty" article series takes a comprehensive look at the meta for PvP limited metas: Ultra League Remix (2.0!), in this case. The NoT...

Meta Analysis of Alolan Ninetales in the Great and Ultra League

The sound of Alolan Ninetales in PvP is music to the ears! Don't believe me? If you've heard Ylvis' What Does The Fox Say?, I...

GBL Season 9 Move Rebalance PvP Analysis

Hello again, fellow PvPers! It's that time again: a new move shakeup is upon us! No time for fancy intros... let's jump right into...

Meta Analysis of Politoed in the Great and Ultra League

"Adele sets fire to the rain but I... I set the rain!" : Politoed Forget beach balls in the hot, sweltering heat of the sun....

Future Sight: A PvP Analysis on The Rest of Generation VI

Hello again, fellow PvPers! So while we were waiting for Niantic to drop news on GBL Season 9 (and of course, the associated move...

Zamazenta Meta Analysis

The wolves are here! Zamazenta Hero of Many Battles form is a pure type legendary Pokémon that has marked its shocking debut in...

Dragons of Galar Meta Analysis

Niantic threw us a curveball by taking us straight to the Galar region as a part of the Ultra Unlock Part 3. This was undoubtedly...

Zacian Meta Analysis

Trainers, Generation 8 Pokémon are now appearing in Pokémon GO! The final part of this year’s Ultra Unlock features the Pokémon GO debuts of...

Master League Fight Club: Analysis of Conkeldurr

It is a well-established fact that the types are among the best Pokémon types when it comes to offense. With the highest super-effective...

Palkia Meta Analysis

Space is the breath of art - Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect Space is the Dragon Breath of W(art)er                  ...
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Legendary and mythical signature moves

Whenever a new legendary or mythical Pokémon debuts in Pokémon GO the same question comes to mind: how viable is it now and how...
Trapinch, Vibrava and Flygon in Pokemon GO

Analysis of Flygon & Shadow Flygon in PvP

Ah, Flygon! A criminally underrated Pokémon in design, lore and competitive viability. Being the pioneering Pokémon with the and type combination (which...

PvP Spice: Milotic in the Master League

The epitome of beauty in the world of Pokémon! The sleek, graceful and serpentine 'marvel scale' beast from the sea: Milotic! Serving as a defensive...

Nifty Or Thrifty: Ultra League Remix

The "Nifty Or Thrifty" article series takes a comprehensive look at the meta for PvP limited metas: Ultra League Remix (1.0?), in this case....
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Fraxure in Trainer Battles meta: Great and Ultra League

Season 8 of GBL brought in quite an interesting update to existing moves. While the typing was the most prominent in this update,...

Reign Of Fire: Great League Remix Fire Types

"Some men just want to watch the world burn...." The quote is from the film The Dark Knight, of course, starring Christian Bale. Funny thing,...

Great League Remix 2.0 PvP Meta / Budget Analysis

The "Nifty Or Thrifty" article series takes a comprehensive look at the meta for PvP Cup formats: Great League Remix (2.0!), in this case. As...
Pokemon GO Rayquaza

Analysis of Rayquaza in the Master League

The almighty Rayquaza. A DPS monster, one of the most powerful legendaries with a broken mega evolution and an attitude so badass that it...

Bidoof Cup Guide: To Bidoof or not to Bidoof

The "Nifty Or Thrifty" article series takes a comprehensive look at the meta for PvP limited formats... ah, but this isn't really that kind...
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Dragonite Meta Analysis

Credit for the amazing featured image goes to @kee_fry   The OG type. The pioneering pseudo legendary. Lance's WMD. A 'Nite in green shining armour....

Nifty Or Thrifty: Element Cup

The "Nifty Or Thrifty" article series takes a comprehensive look at the meta for PvP Cup formats: Element Cup, in this case. As is...
Trainer Battles and PvP

Exploring the Steel-Fairy-Dragon (SFD) Core in PvP

Desperate for teams with A and B grades in PvP? This article will give you exactly those in all three leagues by combining the...
Pokemon GO Tyranitar

Tyranitar needs another Community Day. Here’s why!

Community Day.  Undoubtedly one of the most exciting aspects of Pokémon Go, this has become a staple for trainers each and every month. While most...

Garchomp with Earth Power Meta Analysis

Your guide to understanding Garchomp & Mega Garchomp in the meta and their viability with Earth Power post the Community Day. Also includes analysis...

Dragon Tail Meta Impact and Analysis: The Tailers are here!

The GBL Season 8 move updates are finally here and while it essentially inclines towards the typing, the biggest shocker was undoubtedly Dragon...

Analysis of Moonblast Altaria and Mega Altaria

Trainers! In the midst of the Gible Community Day hype, we have all probably put the Swablu Community Day in the backseat. Not that anyone...