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Buddy Adventure Launch

Incense and Buddy “Stay at Home” Bonuses return until June 2021

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Trainers, just a quick update on the topic of temporary bonuses during the Coronavirus pandemic. Niantic has announced that they are returning two bonuses...
Pokemon GO Special Trade event

Distance Trading is Back!

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Last night Pokémon GO tweeted a surprise announcement that distance trading was back until 23rd November at 4pm PST! This was a real surprise...
Pokémon GO

Limited-Time Test: Trading Range increased until Monday, November 16, 2020

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Trainers, Niantic has announced a new limited-time test for increased trading distance. The test runs until Monday, November 16 2020 and allows Trainers to...
Mega Evolutions

Buddy Mega Energy and Mega Bonus Candy Live!

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Hey trainers, On October 19th, Niantic announced that various changes would be made to the mega system, including walking with a Pokémon from a family...
Pokemon HOME

You can now claim a Melmetal For Transferring a Pokemon from Go to Home!

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Trainers, this mystery gift was activated last night and we don't want any of you to miss out! Please see below for instructions on how...
Pokémon GO London New York Sponsored Pokéstops

Niantic Lowers PokéStop Submission Level Requirement to 38

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Trainers, Niantic support recently tweeted to say that they have now lowered the level requirement needed to submit PokéStops down from 40 to 38. This...

Pokémon GO Hits $1 Billion in 2020, Surpassing $4 Billion in Lifetime Revenue

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Pokémon GO Hits $1 Billion in 2020 and reaches a new earning milestone - again. Surprisingly, the game has seen its best calendar year yet...
Pokemon HOME

0.191.1 APK Teardown: XL Candy and Pokémon HOME discoveries

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0.191.1 is a small Pokémon GO update feature wise, but it seems to be a large one for the data mining community, as it...
Trainer Battles and PvP

Pokémon GO Battle League Season Five

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Pokémon GO's GBL Season 5 begins on November 9, at 1:00 p.m. (GMT-8).  As with Season 4, Season 5 will only be shorter then...
Pokémon GO Datamine

0.191.0 APK Breakdown Update: More on Level 41+, Pokémon Home, and others.

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Hello Trainers, the PokéMiners have come through with some more details on a few things in the latest update to Pokémon Go.  Some more...
Research box in field (autumn)

November Events in Pokémon GO (2020)

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Pokémon GO November features a month of different five-star raid bosses, new Pokémon Spotlight encounters, a Togetic Research Breakthrough and quality of life updates...
Pokémon GO APK Mine

0.191.0 APK Breakdown: Level 41+, Generation 6, Pokémon Home Support and more!

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Hello Trainers! Pokémon GO 0.191.0 is slowly rolling out, and some text updates have also been pushed.  This update has a lot of stuff...

0.191.0 update brings quick swap to Trainer Battles, long press for stats and a...

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Trainers, we don't usually announce specific updates (well, outside of datamining reports), but Pokémon GO's 0.191 update is well worth talking about. This update...

Pokémon GO Halloween Event 2020

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Pokémon GO's 2020 Halloween Event is making a return! 🎃  From October 23 - November 3, players will be able to catch a Galarian...
Electabuzz and Magmar will be featured during November’s Community Day events!

November Brings Two Community Days: Electabuzz and Magmar

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For the first time ever, Pokémon GO will host two Community Day events in a single month! This November, Electabuzz and Magmar are both...
Galarian Ponyta, Rapidash and Farfetch’d and Sirfetch’d

Galarian Ponyta and Sirfetch’d Added To Pokémon GO

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Galarian Ponyta, Galarian Rapidash and Galarian Sitfetch'd have been added to Pokémon GO! For a limited time, Galarian Ponyta and Farfetch'd will be appearing...
Dia de los Muertos 2020 Event

Dia de los Muertos 2020 Event

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The spirits return in the LATAM region, with an exclusive Halloween event that celebrates the Day of the Dead in Pokémon GO! From Sunday, November...

Pokémon GO October 2020 Egg Shakeup

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Eggs have changed! Starting today, Eggs in Pokémon GO feature a brand new set of Pokémon, across all Egg distances, including Adventure Sync rewards. The...
Pokémon GO and Verizon Partnership

Pokémon GO Verizon Special Weekend Event

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Attention, Trainers from the US! Niantic and Verizon are partnering to hold a Special Weekend event is taking place on November 7th, 2020. In...
Mega Venusaur

Mega Gengar is coming to Pokémon GO on October 23

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Niantic has announced that Mega Gengar will replace Mega Venusaur on Friday, October 23. Mega Evolutions are getting a number of updates in November...
Niantic Labs

Niantic Rescinds Its Previous Statement That Pokestop Distance Changes Are Permanent

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Trainers, Recently Reddit user mgaguilar noticed that Niantic has rescinded its previous statement that the distance that you can interact with Pokestops will NOT...

Catch Mastery Event 2020: Ghost types

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Catch Mastery Event is upon us focusing on shiny Drifloon, Mega Gengar and the subtle art of throwing Poké balls and landing Nice, Great,...

Pokémon GO + GrubHub Special Weekend Event (US Only)

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Pokémon GO is partnering with GrubHub to give Trainers in the United States the opportunity to take part in an exclusive event. The event...

0.189.0 APK Breakdown: Halloween boxes, New moves, and Runerigus?!

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Hello Trainers! Pokémon GO 0.189.0 is slowly rolling out.  This update has a lot of stuff regarding the AR scanning feature for Pokéstops and...

Team GO Rocket Strange Eggs Event

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Strange Eggs have appeared in Pokémon GO, property of Team GO Rocket Leaders! Team Instinct's Leader Spark is leading an investigation effort to learn...
Pokémon GO Datamine

Data Mining Report: Shadow Mewtwo, Strange Eggs, Meowth Day and Charmander Day

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Hello Trainers! Some updates were pushed to the Game master file tonight including hints at a Team Rocket Special Research, Strange Eggs, Shadow Mewtwo...
Special Weekend Pokémon GO 7-Eleven

Mexican Pokémon GO 7-Eleven Special Weekend brings Shiny Ferroseed

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A special Pokémon GO + 7-Eleven weekend event is taking place in Mexico, on November 7 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in your...

Two Special Ash Hat Pikachu to be featured during October Spotlight Hours

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Trainers, attention! Niantic has silently shared an update about two special hat Pikachu that will be released on October 6 and October 13th. For...

Pokémon GO Longchamp Paris Fashion Event

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The Pokémon Company is partnering with Longchamp, a luxury leather brand from Paris. In celebration of the accessories coming out of the collaboration, as...
Pokemon GO October 2019 events

The Autumn Berry Event is coming to Pokémon Go

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Hello Trainers! Whether it’s autumn or spring where you are, plants are flourishing all around the world.  As the seasons change, it’s good to remember...

Recent guides

Generation 6 Moves: Biggest Winners and Losers (PvE)

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Generation 6 is right around the corner! And as expected, the game master file has been updated including the movesets for Generation 6 Pokémon....

Pokémon GO Level 40 to 50 Guide: XP, Level up Tasks...

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A comprehensive guide to levelling up from 40 to 50 in Pokémon GO. The guide includes all Level-up tasks, XP requirements and level rewards. At...