Meta

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.

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...
Alolan Muk

Alolan Muk

Alolan Muk, a and type Pokémon, is making its way into Pokémon GO along with other Alolan forms of Pokémon orginally found...

Alolan Dugtrio Meta Analysis

Ah, Alolan Dugtrio. It manages to look ridiculous and fabulous at the same time, and has spawned a respectable number of memes within the...
Pokemon GO Zekrom

Upcoming Electric Types in Pokemon GO

is one of the 18 types that exist in Pokémon Go. They are some of the most prized offensive types in the game...
Pokémon GO Quests

March Is for Meta, but What Is the Meta?

In order to improve our coverage of Meta-relevant articles and really give our readers a chance to get the most out of their Pokémon,...
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...

How to Order Gym Defenders

At this point of the game, the vast majority of players probably already know who the best gym defender is. Either by experience it...
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...
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 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...
Pokemon GO Dragonite

Is Draco Meteor better than Outrage on Dragonite?

Evolving a Dragonair into Dragonite during this month's Community Day will give it the ability to learn a special move, Draco Meteor. Comets summon...
Metagross Pokémon GO stats max cp moves

Can a bad moveset choice render a Pokémon useless?

Pokémon are able to learn fast and charge moves. Sometimes, the number of moves they can learn is rather limited. However, in some other...

What Is a Meta-Relevant PokéMon?

Beyond catching Pokémon in the wild, the biggest in-game features you’ll want to take part in are gym battles and raids. That means you’ll...
Pokemon GO Sky Attack Moltres in the meta game

Sky Attack Moltres in the Pokemon GO meta: is it worth powering up?

Moltres Day is upon up us, bringing a new Legendary contender to the Pokemon GO meta: Sky Attack Moltres. We've seen a lot of...
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....
Pokemon GO Second Generation Strongest Pokemonvideo

Pokemon GO Second Generation Strongest Pokemon

Pokemon GO Second Generation After Niantic founder John Hanke announced on San Diego Comic-Con Pokemon GO Second Generation is coming sometimes in the future, we were thrilled...
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...
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...
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...
Pokemon GO Eeveelutions

Analyzing Eevee evolutions in Pokemon GO: what is the best Eeveelution out there?

Table of contents 1. Introduction 2. Battle simulations 3. Glaceon and Leafeon Pokemon GO 4. Conclusions and final ranking In eager anticipation of the upcoming Pokemon GO Eevee...
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....

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...
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...

The Starters and Their Current Place in the Meta-game

With the upcoming Community Day featuring Bulbasaur, there’s some speculation regarding the special move that Venusaur will be able to learn. Dragonite, unlike Venusaur,...
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...

January 2017 To Do list: read, level and farm is the name of the...

Happy New Years Trainers (a bit late, but hey, better ever than never)! 2016 was a curious year, we can't argue that, but we have...

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...

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...

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...

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...