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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.

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...
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 Top 5 Grass

Frenzy Plant Venusaur: A Comprehensive Meta Analysis

Frenzy Plant, a type signature move that can be learned by the starter Pokémon in the main series games, has just been introduced...
Ho-Oh Pokémon GO Raid Boss

Ho-Oh Meta: Current and Future Viability

The Rainbow Pokémon. In the world of Pokémon Go, this Pokémon is not to be underestimated. Unlike Charizard, it has the bulk to back...
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...
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...
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...
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...

Frenzy Plant, Hydro Cannon and Blast Burn – Will They Make the Starters Meta-Relevant?

Starter Pokémon were not very relevant in the current metagame, as it was discussed in this article. However, the introduction of signature moves such...
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 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....
Pokémon GO Raids

Raid Boss Meta Overview – Tier 3 & 4

With the Weather Egg Hatches being released along with new Raid Bosses, one of the most important question players ask is which of...
registeel regice regirock latios and latias in Pokémon GO

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...

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,...

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...
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,...
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...

Gengar – the very definition of a Glass Cannon

Gengar is one of the best attackers in Pokémon GO. It has a massive legendary-tier attack stat of 261, which ranks 10th in the...
Pokemon GO IV Explained - Calculation, meaning, importance

Perfectly imperfect Pokémon, what are they?

One of the most exciting aspects of the game focuses on hunting down high-IV Pokémon. Some hardcore IV hunters go crazy about catching perfect...
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...
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...
Pokémon GO Quests

Easily Obtainable Meta-Relevant Pokémon for New and Casual Trainers

With everything that's been going on in Pokémon GO during the past month, it's to be expected that many Trainers will be returning to...
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...
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...
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...

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...
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...
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...

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....