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Andrew Krug (Ingress, Niantic) talks bots, spoofing, portal submissions and Pokémon GO

In a recent Weekly Ingress QA session, Andrew Krug (Global Community Manager at Niantic, Inc.) answered a number of questions that reference technology or...
Pokémon GO Safari Zone

Safari Zone event report: Oberhausen

Article written by Mythical, GO Hub forum member and moderator.  We are a group of 3 Mystic Players from Sibiu Romania, who travelled over 2000...
Mewtwo EX Raid Philadelphiavideo

Mewtwo EX Raid report: Philadelphia

Editor note: this field report is written by PKSparkxx, a Youtuber that we really like. Hope you enjoy it as much as we did. For...
Pokemon GO Safari Zone Barcelona

Safari Zone event report: Barcelona

Hi Trainers! The GO Hub Spain team visited the Safari Zone event in Barcelona, at the La Maquinista shopping mall (part of Unibail-Rodamco line of...

New translations added: Event Pokémon transfer warning, upcoming Safari Zone description and more

Trainers, in preparation for the upcoming Safari Zone events and event related Pokémon, a new set of translations is downloaded by the app. Here's what we've...
Exclusive Raid Invitations

New EX Raid field tests at sponsored Gyms: Taiwan, Japan, new cities in the...

A new series of EX Raid field tests is taking place worldwide, with trainers from USA, Japan and Taiwan reporting that new locations and...

Pokemon GO 0.75.0 data mining report: Safari Zone preparation and bug fixes

Trainers, Pokemon GO was silently updated today to version number 0.75.0 on Android, first appearing in German Play Stores. Although there are no ground breaking...

Pokemon GO silently updated to version 0.75.0: get the APK now!

Trainers, Pokemon GO has been silently updated to version 0.75.0! We are data mining the version update as you read this, no official tweet was...
Nintendo LOGO

Nintendo Direct announced for September @ 3pm PT

Trainers, although not strictly Pokémon GO related, a new Nintendo Direct is happening tomorrow, at 3:00 PM in Pacific Time zone. Nintendo Direct is a...
Exclusive Raid Invitations

EX Raid Testing continues: dozens of new locations, new raid window

Trainers, Niantic has significantly increased the volume of available EX Raids in their test zones. More than a dozen have appeared in select locations around...

Filtering by Legendary and Defending Pokémon hinted at in the app’s downloaded text assets

Trainers, two new filter key have appeared in the text assets downloaded by Pokémon GO. These assets are used in the UI and for various...

The 29th Pokemon GO Nest Migration has been observed!

Trainers, the 29th large scale Pokemon migration has been observed in the wild. As usual, the migration pattern is completely random. We hope your local...
Mewtwo released in Pokemon GOvideo

EX Raids are now live in Japan

Trainers, the world first EX Raid has happened in Japan! The Japanese Pokemon GO fan site called GameWith has live streamed the first EX Raid...

Mewtwo capture rate is now in the Game Master file!

Trainers, we've observed a recent change of Mewtwo's Base Capture Rate in the main game configuration file, also known as the Game Master (GM) file....
Pokémon GO Safari Zone

Safari Zone update: rewards, ticket info and future event dates

A few hours ago, Niantic has shared more information about the upcoming Safari Zone events in September, including check-in information, event rewards and future...
Exclusive Raid Invitations

Exclusive Raid invitations have started

Players are reporting receiving first Exclusive Raid Invites (or EX Raids as Niantic is calling them these days), with the first EX Raid scheduled...

Nine species no longer hatch from Eggs, Hyper Rare tier introduced!

Trainers, the Silph Road published a research study today, highlighting recent egg changes. In total, nine Pokemon species no longer hatch from eggs, while a...

Entei (Europe/Africa) and Suicune (Asian/Pacific area) border has been discovered!

As soon as Niantic announced that the Legendary Beasts will be roaming through three great regions, a question was posed in regards to the...
Pokemon GO Entei Suicune Raikou

Legendary Beasts are now available: 2% base capture rate, Suicune move changes, shiny beast...

Trainers, a number of changes occurred over the past few hours, including the final release of Legendary Beasts: Suicune, Entei and Raikou. We divided this post into two parts:...

EX (Exclusive) Raid Battle field test starts on September 6

Trainers, in addition to today's announcement of the Legendary Beast (Raikou, Entei, Suicune) release, Niantic has confirmed several details about the upcoming Exclusive Raids, now...
Pokemon GO Entei Suicune Raikou

Raikou, Entei, and Suicune will be available starting August 31!

Trainers, Niantic has officially announced that the Legendary Hype is not going to end any time soon. Starting August 31st, the three Johto beasts will...

Pokémon GO 0.73.1 data mine: Safari Zone badge, graphic quality levels and optimizations

Trainers, our data mine of the Pokémon GO 0.73.1 update is complete. When compared to the 0.71 data mine (initial Gen III traces found), there are...

Niantic confirms development of a raid coordination mechanism

Trainers, over the past few days we've collected bits of information, mostly from official reddit comments and interviews, confirming that Niantic is indeed developing a...
Pokemon GO Incense Rural Area

Niantic has officially responded to rural players’ problems

Trainers, Niantic acknowledged game play problems rural players face daily, offering a thorough explanation on what they're doing to improve "the rural situation". All of...
Interview with Tatsuo Nomura, Sr. Product Manager at Niantic

Interview with Tatsuo Nomura, Sr. Product Manager at Niantic

Trainers, a couple of weeks ago, we've gathered a number of player suggested questions and sent them over to Niantic media contacts, hoping to get...

Niantic explains why the 0.71 update rollout has been delayed

Trainers, one of Niantic's official Support Accounts, NianticGeorge, has explained the delay behind the new update, version number 0.71: We are aware of a latency issue...
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The 28th Pokemon GO Nest Migration has been observed!

Trainers, the 28th large scale Pokemon migration has been observed in the wild. As usual, the migration pattern is completely random. We hope your local...

New Niantic security measure targets GPS spoofers: warnings issued, future bans are possible

Trainers, according to a growing number of player reports, Niantic has started detecting, flagging and issuing warnings to players using location mocking techniques to play...
Pokémon GO Gen 3

Pokemon GO 0.71.0 data mine: Generation 3 Pokemon names added, new Super incubator, the...

Trainers, Niantic has silently dropped a "small bug-fix update" a few hours ago, version number 0.71.0. It will certainly take a while before it becomes...

Two new official Pokemon GO events announced: San Jose (09/17) and Philadelphia (10/28)

Niantic has officially announced two new real world events taking place in the United States in September and October: Viva Calle San Jose (September...

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