Category: 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.

Thunder Shock Zapdos analysis: just how good is Thunder Shock?

Professor Willow's Global Challenge continues, and during the last weekend, all goals were achieved. Thus, Zapdos Day was unlocked. On…

19 hours ago

Alolan Dugtrio Meta Analysis

Ah, Alolan Dugtrio. It manages to look ridiculous and fabulous at the same time, and has spawned a respectable number…

4 days ago

Trading Tips: How to Maximize Candy Gains from Trading

With the new trading system, many trainers have started using it as an opportunity to re-roll the IVs of Pokemon,…

4 days ago

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…

7 days ago

Alolan Golem in the Pokemon GO meta: moves, roles and usage

Pokemon GO Alolan Golem has shed out its typing in favor of the arguably better typing. Because of this, like…

1 week ago

Alolan Ninetales: Moves, Usage, Meta

EDIT: While Ninetales indeed has Nine-tails, a prior version of this article listed the official name as Ninetails, and has…

2 weeks ago

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,…

2 weeks ago

Meta Analysis: Alolan Sandslash moves, stats and typing

Alolan Sandslash is now obtainable in Pokemon GO by hatching an Alolan Sandshrew from a 7k egg. Normal Sandslash lost…

3 weeks ago

Alola Raichu

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

3 weeks ago

Alolan Muk

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

4 weeks ago

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…

4 weeks ago

Gym Defense in 2018: a comprehensive guide to gym meta and best defenders

This article is a complete guide to Pokemon GO's gym defense and best defenders in 2018. It focuses on the…

1 month ago

Let’s fix Ho-Oh’s moves: Sacred Fire

This article is long overdue. Much of the community, if not all, feel that Ho-oh is a major disappointment. Now…

1 month ago

Overview of Regi Trio’s performance in the Pokémon GO Meta game

Let's talk about the Legendary Titans and their meta performance: Regirock, Regice, and Registeel. It's still not clear when they…

2 months ago

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…

2 months ago

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…

2 months ago

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…

2 months ago

Blast Burn Charizard: A Comprehensive Meta Analysis

Blast Burn, a type signature move that can be learned by the starter type Pokémon in the main series games,…

2 months ago

Latios vs. Latias: Metagame analysis

Conclusion To sum up, Latias and Latios are neither the best type attackers nor the best type attackers in the…

2 months ago

Smack Down move analysis: potential in Pokémon GO

Smack down is a type fast move that was introduced in the latest APK (v0.101.0). There are several species in…

3 months ago

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…

3 months ago

The Future of Gym Battling

Barring some rework of the gym mechanics, this current gym system is here to stay, and it is rather clear…

3 months ago

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.…

3 months ago

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…

3 months ago

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…

3 months ago

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…

3 months ago

Gym Battling Strategies

Gym Battling is one of the most important meta-game aspects in Pokémon Go, and while you may know from our…

3 months ago

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…

3 months ago

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…

3 months ago

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…

4 months ago