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.

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…

3 weeks ago

Mewtwo with Psystrike (potential Mewtwo T5 raid move) pre-release speculation

Trainers, after Niantic shared that Mewtwo's Shadow Ball and Hyper Beam are to become legacy EX raid moves, a lot…

4 weeks ago

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…

1 month ago

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…

2 months ago

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

Or in other words, how good is Raikou vs Zapdos? Professor Willow's Global Challenge continues, and during the last weekend,…

3 months 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…

3 months 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,…

3 months 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…

3 months 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…

3 months 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…

3 months 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,…

3 months 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…

4 months ago

Alola Raichu

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

4 months ago

Alolan Muk

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

4 months 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 months 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…

4 months 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…

4 months 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…

4 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…

5 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…

5 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…

5 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,…

5 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…

5 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…

6 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…

6 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…

6 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.…

6 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…

6 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…

6 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…

6 months ago