Pokemon GO Nests Changes

Pokemon GO Spawn points have changed again today

Several players have reported that their usual Hunting Grounds now spawn different Pokemon. Recently, we observed that Pokemon GO Nests have migrated, and it seems that...
Pokemon GO Tips and Tricks

Niantic adds new Movesets and reduces Dodge effectiveness

The following changes have been made based on analysis of the latest GAME_MASTER file. Pokemon GO Dodge Nerf It looks like dodging has been significantly nerfed. If...
Pokemon GO APK

Pokemon GO APK 0.35.0 Instructions

While Pokemon GO 0.35.0 is slowly rolling out world wide, you can get it before it becomes officially available at your local Google Play...

Data Mined: Pokemon GO is coming to Android Wear!

We've managed to de-compile and data mine the latest Android build of Pokemon GO - 0.37.0. We are really happy to announce that Pokemon GO support...
Pokemon GO APK

Pokemon GO APK version 0.33.0

We received a lot of player questions on the whereabouts of Pokemon GO APK and where to find it. As most of these players come from...
Pokemon GO Bans cheaters, botters and some legitimate players

Pokemon GO Bans cheaters, botters and some legitimate players

A few hours ago, The Pokemon GO Development team posted an official blog post titled "Cheating and Bans". By the looks of it, Pokemon GO bans...

Niantic Responds on Gym Bugs and Ban Issues

A few hours ago, Niantic opened the communication flood gates in a surprising flurry of social and official posts. Their official Twitter first stated that they...
Pokemon GO Trading releases in Fall 2016

Pokemon GO Trading System is Coming Fall 2016

Three days ago, we leaked the Buddy system and were thrilled to see players response and reactions. Yesterday, Niantic confirmed it with a peculiar ending...
Dragonites spawn near Cleafiry Spawns

Dragonites regularly spawn near Clefairy nests/clusters/spawns?

According to /r/TheSilphRoad, multiple players reported catching Dragonites near Clefairy nests and/or habitats. We went on to discover more on the matter. A player living in...
Pokemon GO Evolution Multiplier Chart

Data Mining 500 000 Pokemon Spawns and Encounters

We recently got our hands on a copy of a database containing more than 500 000 Pokemon encounters,  400 000 Poke Stops and 57 000...
Pokemon GO APK

Pokemon GO APK 0.37.0 Instructions

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...
PokeStop Names influence Spawns

PokeStop names influence Lure spawns – ongoing research

According to anecdotal and yet to be verified research by Shinroukuro, it seems that PokeStop names have influence over what kind of Pokemon spawn there....
Operation PokeExplore Announced

Operation PokeExplore Real Time Visualisation

Operation PokeExplore is under way this weekend. Operation PokeExplore is a community effort to force Niantic to add new Poke Stops. Players world wide...
Operation PokeExplore Announced

Operation PokeExplore Results

Operation PokeExplore has officially finished, so let’s recap the weekend results of the entire operation. You can see the real time statistics at any moment here,...

Pokemon GO interface with GO Plus connected leaks

Pokemon GO interface with GO Plus was just leaked by Serebii on Twitter. The screenshots are here and the full source is here. Translation of...
Pokemon GO Trading releases in Fall 2016

Pokemon GO Trading details leak in ToS

While looking for data mining rules in the official Terms of Service, we stumbled upon a paragraph that clearly describes Trading, the terms and rights of...
Pokemon GO Nest Migration

Pokemon GO Nest Migration #3 is due tommorow

As we previously reported, Pokemon GO nests change every 23-24 day. The last "nest migration" happened on August 22 and today is the 23rd day since the last...
Ivysaur Grimer Bug

Grimer and Ivysaur bugs have been fixed

According to several reports from reddit, friends and family, the "Grimer crash" and the "Ivysaur model crash" bugs have been fixed. The fix is not...
Pokemon GO PLUS Review

Pokemon GO Plus Review: Don’t drink the Kool Aid

Today, 16th September 2016, is the official release date of the GO Plus companion device worldwide. We are lucky to have some great friends and...

A player from Austin reached Level 38 an hour ago!

Jimmy Derocher, a player from Austin has reached Level 38 merely an hour ago  as of this writing. Jimmy is a hardcore Pokemon GO player...
Pokemon GO APK

Pokemon GO APK 0.37.1 Instructions

While Pokemon GO 0.37.1 is slowly rolling out world wide, you can get it before it becomes officially available at your local Google Play...

Data mining: Ditto Easter Egg is NOT in the game yet

We datamined the global-metadata.dat dumped from the 0.37.1 APK today and we have some bad news to report. We are sorry, but there are no...
Upsight (user tracking platform) removed from Pokemon GO

Nearby tracker test is ending? Upsight platform removed from Pokemon GO

Our recent data mining revealed that Upsight, a mobile marketing and user behavior tracking platform, was removed from the Pokemon GO source code in the recent...
Increased Nests and Rare Spawn rates

Reports indicate increased spawn rates and new nests

A curious thread popped up on TheSilphRoad 10 hours ago, indicating that rare spawn rates have increased significantly. Soon, a number of players reported observing the...

John Hanke talks Poke Stop submissions, events, trading and trainer battles on Recode podcast

This morning turned out to be quite eventful, mainly thanks to the great people at Recode Decode podcast. Today's guest at Decode was John...
Ditto SA

Pokémon GO Ditto has finally been caught and tracker rollout!

As reported and verified on TheSilphRoad reddit, a Trainer caught a Rattata and his Rattata turned into Ditto after the capture screen! More than hundred other...

Generation II discovered in the new 0.45.0 Metadata dump!

Our Gen II Max CP Chart is live! This article IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT AS WE DATA MINE MORE INFO. STAY TUNNED FOR UPDATES. We found...
Pokemon GO Nest Migration

The Fifth Nest Migration has just happened!

We've observed a big change in nests once again - The Fifth Big Nest migration has just happened. Players have reported observing similar phenomena...
Pokémon Sun and Moon Starters with Stats

How to chose your Pokémon Sun and Moon starter

With Sun and Moon only 3 days away, it's time to talk about starters. You know, that not-so-little decision you make at the start...
Pokemon GO Nest Migration

The Six Great Nest Migration has just happened!

What a day! Once again we've observed a big change in nests - The #6 Big Nest migration has just happened. Players have reported...