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Team GO Rocket Loading Screen

New Team Go Rocket Loading Screen hints Team Leaders, Giovanni, new Shadow Pokemon

Hello Trainers!!  With the newest update to Pokemon Go comes a new loading screen pulled by reddit user u/Caio_Go, and oh man is this...

Japan News: Lapras Mini Event and Daily Raids at McDonald’s (nationwide)

Trainers, there are two interesting mini events taking place in Japan soon. First, a mini Lapras event takes place in the Miyagi prefecture, as...
Pokémon GO Mew and Mewtwo

Mewtwo Base Capture Rate is back to 6%, ready for EX raids

Up we go, at least with Mewtwo's base capture rate! Mewtwo's BCR has been increased from 2% (regular raids) to 6% (EX raid specific)...

New Team GO Rocket Characters Discovered in Professor Willow’s Corrupted Files

Welp, it seems we have been tricked. Professor Willow's corrupted folder was not possessed by Rotom, but rather corrupted by Team GO Rocket, if...
Rotom

Rotom possibly teased in a mysterious tweet by Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO official Twitter account has shared a peculiar tweet roughly an hour ago, hinting that Professor Willow's computer may have been compromised! Maybe...
Pokemon GO PvP

Battle Updates are coming to Pokemon GO

Pokémon Go has just announced updates to the Combat-system for Pokémon GO version 0.157.0. These changes include new Moves, changes to Moves, and...
Pokemon GO World Tourism Day 2019

World Tourism Day 2019 Field Research Tasks

Trainers, the following research tasks are now available during the Pokemon GO World Tourism Day 2019 event: World Tourism: Do a trade of over 10,000km Rewards...
Darkrai raid guide

Darkrai marked as Transferable, hints at being introduced as a Raid Boss

Trainers, this is a highly speculative post, but we think it's important to keep you in the loop regardless. Darkrai was marked as transferable...

Global Spawn-Point Reshuffle Confirmed

We can finally confirm that a global spawn-point reshuffle happened yesterday, following a series of in-game glitches and Pokémon appearing and disappearing at random....
Pokemon GO World Tourism Day 2019

Pokemon GO World Tourism Day 2019 Event

World Tourism Day Event is a special Pokemon GO in-game that takes place from September 26 through October 1st at 1 p.m. PDT. World...

Altered Giratina Legendary Raid Hour: September 25 at 6 PM

Trainers, just a quick reminder that Altered Giratina Raid Hour is taking place today, from 6 PM to 7 PM local time. Please be...
Raids

September Legendary Raid Hour Schedule

Trainers, date for September Legendary Raid Hours have just been announced! It seems like Legendary Raid  Hour is here to stay on a weekly...

Raid Boss List: September 23 to October 17, 2019

Trainers, the following raid bosses will be available in Pokemon GO raids from September 25 through October 17, 2019 following Altered Giratina's reappearance. Tier: Raid Bosses: Tier...

Altered Forme Giratina Raids, Raid Hour and Shiny release

Shiny Altered Form Giratina is coming to Pokemon GO, starting September 23, 2019! Altered Forme Giratina will be appearing as a Tier 5 raid...
Pokémon GO Mew and Mewtwo

Shadow Ball Mewtwo joins EX Raids

Trainers, we are happy to announce that Shadow Ball Mewtwo will be once again obtainable in Pokémon GO! Starting on September 25 or 26,...
Mewtwo | Psystrike By ishmam

Make-up Mewtwo Legendary Raid Hour Takes Place October 8, 2019

After the recent cancellation of Mewtwo Legendary Raid Hour, Niantic is hosting a make-up Mewtwo Legendary Raid Hour on October 8, 2019 from 6...
Shiny Kanto Regionals

Niantic CM Clarifies Shiny Regional Rates

Niantic's Community Manager has clarified that there were no changes to the encounter rate of Shiny Regional Pokemon. As discovered by The Silph Road...

Rejected PokeStop Nomination Emails Now Include Rejection Reasons

Trainers, a small, but significant quality of life change has been added for rejected PokeStop Nominations. If your PokeStop submission gets rejected, you will...
Trapinch Community Day

October 2019 Community Day Features Trapinch

Pokemon GO's October Community Day featured Pokemon is Trapinch! October Community Day takes place on October 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local...
Pokémon GO APK Mine

APK Teardown: What’s new in Pokemon GO 0.153.2

v0.153.2 is slowly rolling out through Google Play Store (iOS App Store lags a bit behind) and it contains a few interesting discoveries. Route...
Pokémon GO Hub

Moves and Stats for all Gen V Unova Pokemon Added

Pokemon GO now includes moves and stats for all Unova Pokemon and their forms! As spotted by several data miners this morning, moves and...

Yamask silhouette hinted in a Gen V teaser tweet

Trainers, Niantic keeps heavily hinting at which Pokemon will be coming out with initial Gen V release, sharing a silhouette of Yamask in a...
PokeStop Submission beta

PokéStop Nomination Live in Turkey

PokéStop submissions are live in Turkey! Turkey has joined the list of the following countries where PokéStop submissions are currently available: Sweden, Portugal, Finland,...

New event in Hokkaido (Japan) 21-29 September featuring Vulpix

Trainers, a new event (source) is taking place from September 21 through September 29 in Hokkaido (Japan), featuring Vulpix and Alola Vulpix. No word...

Generation V release teased with Snivy silhouette

They just can't help themselves, can they? Niantic has teased next week's release of Generation V in Pokemon GO by sharing a silhouette of...
Shiny Mawile and Absol Pokemon GO

Absol, Mawile, Alolan Vulpix and Alola Sandshrew available in the wild now

Trainers, four Pokemon that were previously unavailable in wild encounters are now spawning in the wild! Absol, Mawile, Alolan Vulpix and Sandshrew are available...
Pokémon GO Hub

GO Hub is recruiting writers: Everything you need to know

Trainers, GO Hub is recruiting writers ahead of Generation V launch! We're looking for high level Pokemon GO players with a passion for writing...

Two Free Raid Passes Per Day Are Available On September 7 and 8

Niantic Support has announced that two free raid passes will be available on September 7 and September 8, following a serious issue with Entei...
PokeStop Submission beta

PokéStop Removal Lawsuit: Everything you need to know

When Pokémon GO launched in Summer of 2016, many thought that we're now as close to world peace as we can be. With millions...
Shadow Pokemon

New Shadow Pokemon are coming to Team GO Rocket Battles

Trainers, attention! Team GO Rocket's influence has increased and now they can control even more Pokemon by turning them into Shadow Pokemon. Professor Willow...

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