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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.

Pokemon GO Lack of Content

Pokemon GO Lack of Content is becoming Evident

Pokemon GO launched on 06. July in selected markets and brought the Pokemon craze once again. Even though the app is currently peaking in...

Pokemon GO Steps counter removed as a performance optimization

Yesterday, the entire Pokemon GO community was in an uproar after witnessing the removal of Pokemon tracking mechanism from the app. The long awaited...
Make Pokemon GO Great Again

“We are aware of minor game issues and are working on a fix” –...

As you are probably aware, after a long communication breakdown Niantic tweeted again today. Two tweets, one official blog post - amazing? Not really, especially...
Pokemon GO Trading releases in Fall 2016

Pokemon GO Trading System is Coming Fall 2016

Three days ago, we leaked the Buddy system and were thrilled to see players response and reactions. Yesterday, Niantic confirmed it with a peculiar ending...

Players hate the “new” tracker recently rolled out by Niantic

Yesterday, two major things occurred in Pokémon GO: the 8th Nest Migration happened and the new version of ingame tracker rolled out to more US...

Bots are dead, but for how long?

Pokemon GO Bots are currently a thing of the past. Botting forums like OwnedCore are in complete disarray after the recent activation of additional security measures....
How to beat Pokemon GO Vaporeon guide

How to beat Pokemon GO Vaporeon guide

Vaporeon is considered to be the staple Pokemon of any gym, due to it's high health pool and good defending performance. As Pokemon GO Vaporeon is...
Pokémon GO Raids

Raid Boss Rotations: Changing of the Guards and the New Raid Meta

From the beginning of the raiding system back last summer, raiders have gotten to enjoy a slew of different raid bosses, from a lowly...
Legendary Week: Kyogre, Groudon and Rayquaza

Should you spend Stardust on 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 world. In...
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...
Pokémon GO Raids

Raid Boss Meta Overview – Tier 1 & 2

With the Weather Egg Hatches being released along with new Raid Bosses, one of the most important question players ask is which of...
Pokemon GO Tyranitar

Smack Down Tyranitar: A Comprehensive Meta Analysis

Smack Down, a type fast move recently added to the move dictionary, has been leaked in the Japanese and Chinese in-game announcements to...

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...
Pokemon GO Nests

You can now publish your own guide (and get paid) on GO Hub!

Trainers, for the past few weeks, we've been hard at work to enable User Submitted Guides on GO Hub. We are happy to announce that starting...
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...

Hydro Cannon Blastoise: A Comprehensive Meta Analysis

Hydro Cannon, a type signature move that can be learned by the starter type Pokémon in the main series games, has been...
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...
Gym Rework Pokemon GO

Meta Relevant Legacy/Exclusive Moves – Which Ones Should You Keep?

Legacy and Exclusive moves (moves that are no longer obtainable on a certain Pokémon species) are coveted by many avid Pokémon collectors. Some 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...
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...

Which Adventure Week Pokémon Should You Look Out For (2018)?

With Adventure Week around the corner, Pokémon would be common all around, but which Pokémon should you be on the look out...
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...
Pokemon GO Cheats Are Finally Banned

Happy Half-Year Anniversary of the Pokémon GO Launch!

On this day, 6 months ago, Pokemon GO launched in Australia and North America, marking the initial release date of the game. If you've been...
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...
Larvitar Community Day

Legendary Days, exclusive moves and the Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)

If each area of the world meets the challenge requirements during Pokémon GO Fest in Chicago and thus all goals are achieved, Zapdos Day...
Pokémon GO Latias and Latios

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

The Eon Duo have an interesting relationship in that Latias has a lower max CP than its counterpart Latios. Take a look at our...

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...
pokemon go blissey

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...
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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...

Alolan Exeggutor vs Normal Exeggutor: stats, moves and typing

As you may have read earlier, the first Alolan Pokémon, Alolan Exeggutor, is now available in Pokémon GO. This article compares Alolan and Normal...