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Latest Pokémon GO news, articles, updates and data mines. GO Hub takes pride in being one of the fastest Pokémon GO news outlets in the world.

Pokémon GO Datamine

Pokemon GO, Discord, Ingress and other apps went offline in random areas around the...

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Something weird is happening with Pokemon GO, Discord and many other apps as we're writing this. Apparently, Google Cloud is experiencing technical issues and...
Pokemon GO

Today’s Spotlight Hour: Pokémon appearing in greater numbers in the wild

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Trainers, a new Pokémon Spotlight Hour takes place today from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in your local time zone and features increased Pokémon...

Niantic secretly removes links to Summer of GO teaser trailer

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Trainers, it seems that our friends in San Francisco are playing a game of cloak and dagger. In a confusing (and seemingly random) move,...
Pokémon GO Safari Zone

Safari Zone October Badges added to Game Master

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Trainers, we've observed a small change to the GAME MASTER file this morning, on 30th September 2017. Niantic has dropped in the required GM entries for...
September and October Community Day Voting Candidates

September and October Community Day Voting Candidates

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Hey Trainers, the Community Day voting candidates for September and October were recently announced; Porygon, Charmander, Grimer, and Caterpie. The moves are TBD as of...

Pokémon GO updated to version 0.63.1 for Android and 1.33.1 for iOS

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Pokemon GO is finally being updated to a newer version. Although this update seems like a tiny one according to the change log, we'll...
Pokemon GO genders

Research confirmed: Pokémon GO genders observed in the wild!

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Trainers all across the globe reported the same phenomena: male and female gender Pokémon are starting to appear in the wild! The latest update APK is...
Pokémon GO Halloween 2017

Halloween 2018 event special research leaks in Pokemon GO’s network traffic

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Trainers, prepare! A spooky Halloween 2018 event is coming our way, featuring and types, a very special Gen IV Pokemon and a...

Shiny Rayquaza Available in Pokémon GO Raids Starting July 31

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Niantic has announced that Rayquaza will be available in Pokemon GO's 5-star raids once again, running from July 31st (Wednesday) until September 2nd (1...
Turtwig Community Day

Turtwig Community Day Announced!

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Trainers, Niantic has just announced that the Gen 4 Starter, Turtwig,  will be the featured Pokémon for September's Community Day scheduled globally on...
Pokemon GO Nest Migration

The 11th Nest Migration should be coming in two days, on 12th of January...

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Trainers, we observed a nest migration every two weeks seven times in a row. We're fairly confident to say it's a rule of a thumb...
Hoenn celebration event Pokemon GO

Hoenn Region Celebration event announced: Kyogre and Groudon are coming back!

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Hold onto your seats Trainers, a new Hoenn region themed event is coming to Pokémon GO tomorrow! Starting tomorrow, January 15th at 1:00 PM...
Pokemon GO Gen 2

In-depth look at how Legendaries will affect the game, part 4 of 4: Lugia,...

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We’re continuing the Legendary Pokémon meta predictions series, written by /u/DavidKSA. If you’re looking for previous instalments of the series, here you go: Part I: The...
Pokémon GO

Niantic Shares details on Level 50 and Mega evolution

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Hello Trainers, Niantic has recently published a video interview with Matthew Slemon who is the Lead Product Manager for Pokémon Go.  Essentially, Matthew's team is...
Buddy Adventure

Buddy Adventure Live For Level 2+ Pokémon GO Players

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Attention Trainers! Buddy Adventure feature (click for guide) is now live for level 2+ players around the world! You can play with your Buddy, increase...
PokeStop Submission beta

Wayfarer is launching worldwide for all Level 40 players next week

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Trainers, we've just got confirmation! Engadget's recent Pokémon GO article is correct - Wayfarer will indeed be launching next week for all Level 40...
Pokémon GO APK Mine

Elite TMs, Sinnoh and Valentines event quests, and more discovered

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Hello Trainers!! Some interesting things have been pushed to Pokemon Go, and some of it is very exciting! Dataminers have spotted things like Elite...
Box Sale

June 2019 Box Sale Analysis

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Trainers, now that Adventure Week is over, new boxes are available in the in-game Shop! When we compare this second June Box Sale to...

Pokémon GO Hub’s Database update: weather effects, comments, wild and raid boss perfect capture...

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Trainers, we've just rolled out a rather significant update to our database site! Internally called Gremlin, this update brings the new weather boost effects to...

Pokemon GO February 2019 rebalance survival guide

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January 31st News Roundup New Sinnoh Pokémon Moveset Changes Rebalancing Notes This post is a complete guide Pokemon GO's big rebalance patch that just came out! Niantic has surprised...
Galar Pokémon in Pokémon GO

June 2020 in Pokémon GO: Events, Breakthroughs, Research

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A complete guide to June 2020 in Pokémon GO! Bug Out and Solstice event return, Throwback Challenge 2020 Special Research unlocks Galarian Pokémon, Trapinch...
Pokemon GO APK

Pokemon GO APK 0.37.0 Instructions

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While Pokemon GO 0.37.0 is slowly rolling out world wide, you can get it before it becomes officially available at your local Google Play...
How to find Porygon

Niantic is suing the developers of PokeGo++, Ingress++ and Potter++

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Niantic has filed a lawsuit against Global++, a group of developers that creates hacked / tweaked versions of popular AR games like Pokemon GO...

Niantic officially announces a massive wave of new PokéStops and Gyms coming soon to...

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Trainers, Niantic has just announced that a lot of new game play locations that were reviewed via the Operation Portal Recon program (Ingress only) will...
Shiny Horsea

Shiny Horsea to Be Released Globally on June 13 at 9 A.M. PDT!

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Trainers, on your feet! In celebration of Pokemon GO Fest 2019 in Chicago, shiny Horsea will become globally available from June 13 at 9...

GO Hub launches #SafePokeWinter campaign: let’s make winter events safe for everyone!

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In less than a few weeks, a number of countries will feel the harsh weather conditions that winter brings. In the small province of...
Pokémon GO Datamine

Pokemon GO allegedly reading device files and folders on Android, raises privacy concerns

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Trainers, we have some unsettling news to report today. A member of the XDA Developers forum has discovered that Pokemon GO is abusing its...

A new trailer for “Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!” is out

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Trainers, we know this is not strictly GO related, but it's awesome and it's a new Pokémon movie, so it made sense to share it...
Pokemon GO Spiritomb

Spiritomb 2019 and Trapinch CD Quests Added

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Data miners have discovered that a handful of new quests were added recently, one of them mentioning Trapinch and the rest being called "A...
Pokemon GO Bans cheaters, botters and some legitimate players

Niantic is testing a fix that stops GPS spoofing and Pokémon sniping!

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We have received a number of reports that Trainers have been experiencing random soft bans while using Lures, much like they have been cheating. Soft...

Recent guides

Guide to Pokémon GO Beyond Update

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Beginning November 30, 2020, Pokémon GO will receive its largest content update to date: the GO Beyond Update. GO Beyond update brings a rebalanced leveling...

XL Candy Guide: How to get, Power Up Costs and Mechanics

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XL Candy is a new currency required to powering up Pokémon beyond Level 40. In this guide we explain how to get XL Candy,...