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.

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...

Alolan Persian: moves, meta, stats

Pokémon GO Alolan Persian is a pure type Pokémon which evolves from Alolan Meowth. Our tropical feline can only be obtained currently through...
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...
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...
Shiny Dratini, Dragonair and Dragonite in Pokémon GO

Shiny Pokémon in the Current Meta

Shiny Pokemon are a highly coveted prize in Pokemon Go, but you could be confused as to their place in the current Meta. Whilst...
Pokemon GO Entei Suicune Raikou

Raikou, Entei, and Suicune in the Current and Future Pokemon GO 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...

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...
Alola Raichu Wallpaper

Alola Raichu

Alola Raichu, the surfing type Pokémon is making its way into the game along with the other Alolan forms. As of the...
pokemon go blaziken

Blast Burn Blaziken Meta Analysis: Can it Raid?

Blaziken's Community Day exclusive move was announced as Blast Burn. However, there's more than that, because kicking in on Community Day and going forward, 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...

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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
Mewtwo meta analysis

New Mewtwo moves analysis: Thunderbolt, Flamethrower and Ice Beam

With the introduction of Mewtwo in regular T5 raids, Niantic also gave it 3 new moves. These moves are Ice Beam , Thunderbolt ...

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...
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...
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...

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...
Pokemon GO PvP

Acid Spray and Leaf Tornado performance in PvP, gyms and raid meta

At last, we got the information for both Acid Spray and Leaf Tornado. Exciting right?! Well... don't get your hopes up. These moves seem...
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...
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...
Legendary Week: Kyogre, Groudon and Rayquaza

Should you power up 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...
Pokemon GO PvP

February Move Set Changes Part II: PvP move stats

This article is the second part of the move pool changes article done for PvE. In this one, we will analyze how the stat...
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...

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,...
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...
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...

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...