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New Trainer Battle Minigames Are Live!

Trainers, it's here! Along with the new Appraisal System, the recently announced update to Trainer Battle minigames is now live!…

22 hours ago

Pokemon GO One Piece Event: Straw Hat Pikachu (July 22 – 29)

From July 22 through July 29, a special version of Pikachu will be available in the wild. This new costume…

1 day ago

What Exactly Are Shadow Pokémon?

Trainers, As you may have read in one of our latest articles (here or here,) there has been a recent…

2 days ago

New Pokemon Masters Trailer Shows Co-Op Battles, No Release Date Yet

Trainers, a new trailer has been shared for Pokemon Masters, the upcoming mobile title coming from DENA and The Pokemon…

2 days ago

Official Pokemon and Pokemon GO Twitter Accounts Talk Team Rocket

A curios tongue and cheek exchange took place on Twitter roughly 12 hours ago, with multiple official Twitter accounts discussing…

4 days ago

Appraisal Rework, New PvP UI, Charge Mini Game and Team Rocket in 0.149.0 update

Trainers, the new Pokemon GO 0.149.0 update is slowly rolling out on Android (iOS to follow soon after) and it's…

5 days ago

Masuda and Omori Interview with Famitsu about Pokemon Sword And Shield

In a recent interview with the Japanese video games magazine Famitsu, Game Freaks Junichi Masuda and Hitoshi Omori talked about…

5 days ago

Niantic Removes the New Switching Mechanic From Trainer Battles

In a surprising move announced yesterday, Niantic has reverted their decision on the new switching mechanic in Pokemon GO's Trainer…

1 week ago

Raid Boss List: Armored Mewtwo Has Arrived!

Trainers, the following Raid Boss List is for Raids beginning July 10th, 2019 at 1 PM PDT in Pokémon GO,…

1 week ago

Nintendo introduces the Nintendo Switch Lite

Nintendo Switch Lite is a new addition to the Nintendo Switch family of products, sporting a simplified design with no…

1 week ago

Trainer Battles Rebalance, New PvP Charge Mechanics and Move Pool Shakeup

Trainers, a two big updates are coming, one bringing a move pool shakeup and the other brings Trainer Battles improvements!…

2 weeks ago

Shiny Entei is Coming to Pokemon GO raids on July 14

Trainers have managed to complete all of the GO Fest Dortmund challenges and unlock shiny Entei and a special Entei Raid…

2 weeks ago

More details shared about Pokemon Sword and Shield: Gigantamaxing

The Pokemon Company has shared a new video trailer for Pokemon Sword and Shield, featuring a new mechanic called Gigantamaxing,…

2 weeks ago

GO Fest Dortmund 2019 Review

Three years later and the magic is still there. Dortmund, a relatively slow and (arguably) boring German town was once…

2 weeks ago

This Week in Pokémon GO History: Pokémon Go’s Anniversary

This week marks the 3rd Anniversary of Pokémon Go! With all the fun, excitement, updates, activities, events, and more coming…

2 weeks ago

Shiny Pokemon with Increased Global Spawns during GO Fest Dortmund

Trainers, the following shiny Pokemon have increased global spawns during the GO Fest Dortmund event (July 4 - July 7).…

2 weeks ago

Armored Mewtwo Steels Itself for Raid Battles!

Yes trainers, believe what that headline says, Niantic has announced that starting the 10th of July at 1 p.m. PDT,…

2 weeks ago

Breaking News Roundup – Go Fest Dortmund

As Go Fest in Dortmund got underway a few hours ago, several shake-ups were made to Field Research encounters, Raid…

2 weeks ago

Participate in Candela’s XP Research challenge

Candela's XP Research challenge starts today starts today, featuring Team Valor's Leader - Candela - in a quest to discover…

2 weeks ago

Groudon Legendary Raid Hour Takes Place at 6 PM Local Time Today

Trainers, attention, another Legendary Raid Hour is taking place today at 6:00 PM in your local time zone! At 5:40…

2 weeks ago

Box Sale Analysis: Third Anniversary Celebration

Seeing off the end of Raikou Day and the beginning of July, a new group of boxes has been added…

3 weeks ago

News Roundup: Research, Shakeups, Community Day, and more!

Pokémon Go's event packed summer is going strong and shows no sign of slowing down! This week's News Roundup has…

3 weeks ago

Game Freak addresses Sword and Shield outrage, but it is not very effective

In a statement published on Pokemon.com on June 28th, Junichi Masuda addressed the recent fan outrage about the removal of…

3 weeks ago

This Week in Pokémon GO History: Spark’s Rewards, Friendship, Gym Battles, and More!

With updates, activities, events, and more coming out every single day in Pokémon GO, we thought it was about time…

3 weeks ago

Raid Boss List: Groudon Returns

Trainers, the following Raid Boss List is for Raids beginning June 27th, 2019 at 1 PM PDT in Pokémon GO,…

3 weeks ago

3rd Anniversary Celebration Announced

Trainers, Niantic has just announced THREE new mini-events, forming one big Pokémon GO 3rd Anniversary Celebration. Shiny Alolan Pokémon, Team…

3 weeks ago

Pokemon Masters is Coming to Android and iOS this Summer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXuT7ZsrqRA Pokemon Masters is a new Pokemon mobile game coming to Android and iOS this summer. In a livestream that…

3 weeks ago

Shadow and Purified Pokémon, Team Rocket, PokéStop Invasions, Route Maker and 3 New Moves coming to Pokemon GO

Trainers, hold on to your seats, the hype train is about to depart once again for Pokémon GO! A new…

3 weeks ago

Mudkip Announced for July Community Day

Trainers, Niantic has just announced that Mudkip will be the featured Pokémon for July's Community Day scheduled globally on July…

3 weeks ago

Slakoth Community Day Announced, Slaking Gets Body Slam

UPDATE: The make-up dates for EMEA Slakoth Community Day have been announced. From July 4th at 10:00 AM CEST through July…

4 weeks ago