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 7th Pokémon GO Nest migration has just happened!

Originally hinted by a Trainer on The Silph Road, the 7th Nest Migration started some 15 minutes ago, on 16th November 2016. The past 3...
Pokémon GO Raid Rewards

Raid rarity and timings have been discovered

Trainers, raid rarity has been finally cracked, at least for now. A redditor by the name Charter23 has managed to collect data for a total...

Transferring Pokemon from Pokemon GO to Sun and Moon hinted in the new ROM...

As you may or may not be aware, the ROMs for Sun and Moon have leaked and are extensively datamined by several leakers and homebrew...
Pokemon GO Battery Drain

Pokemon GO Drains A LOT MORE Battery since the last update!

We've observed a significant increase in battery drain while playing with the new 0.45.0 version of the game on our Oneplus One device. Curious...
Level 39 Pokemon GO

The Jimmie Pitts Interview: Level 39 player from Buffalo, NY

We spoke with Jimmie Pitts, a truly hardcore Pokemon GO player from Buffalo, New York. Jimmie is a Level 39 Pokemon Trainer, and quite...
Pokemon Sun and Moon Team Skull

Pokemon Sun and Moon Team Skull battle music is insane!

Not much to say, just listen to this master piece! Amazing, dynamic, rich and wonderful! Could quite possibly be the best item on the...

Pokémon GO Thanksgiving Event announced: Double XP and Stardust from November 23rd to 30th!

Just a few days after our initial 0.47.1 data mining, Niantic officially announced that a new Pokémon GO event is going live on 23rd...

Pokémon GO Combat Power Balancing and Changes

Update: We created a chart, visit NEW MAX CP CHART for new Max CP values. As announced by Niantic this morning, a number of Pokémon CP values were...

Ditto encounter is now in the Pokémon GO code

Trainers, the latest game update (0.47.1) and the recent GAME_MASTER change brought a plethora of updates and adjustments, but one change slipped under the radar. Ditto encounter is...

Is Pokemon GO dying? Let’s explore data!

“Is Pokemon GO dying?” is probably one of the most frequent questions we hear coming from people who are not playing or who used...

PokeStops no longer work while driving but drop A LOT more items, Gym prestige...

As previously reported to us via Facebook, PokeStops no longer work while driving. Any attempt to spin a PokeStop while driving results in a...

Pokémon GO evolution moves are completely random!

According to research done by the Silph Road research group, and later confirmed by research of several other private Pokémon Trainers, moves that Pokémon learn...

Niantic announces a new mini event: Bonus Drops and Spawns from November 7th to...

Just a few minutes ago, Niantic announced they are celebrating the release of their Daily Bonus feature with even more bonuses. The post is...
ScanGO not working anymore

GO Scan stops working and FastPokeMap API locks down

In an unfortunate turn of events, GO Scan developers have announced that they're discontinuing the service, mostly due to technical difficulties imposed by Niantic. GO...
Best Pokemon in Pokemon GO

Gym Scaling update is being deployed and tested

A reddit user reported that new gym scaling update has been introduced in his area (Kansas City, Missouri). If you're not aware, Niantic announced that Gym Level...
Pokemon GO Trading

Pokemon GO Trading details discovered in a recent code dump

We are continuing to research the global-metadata.dat we dumped from the 0.37.1 APK yesterday. Previously we reported that there are no Ditto references in the code and today we're...

Pokemon Sun and Moon Stats and Ultra Beast Stats have leaked

As you may or may not be aware, the Sun and Moon ROM was recently leaked on 4chan and now the entirety of Internet...
Gym Battles Update

Gym Battle Update brings Better Performance and Attack Buffer

Gyms and gym battles have received a number of significant changes in the latest 0.39.0 and 0.39.1 Pokemon GO update. In summary, Gym Battles...
Pokemon GO APK

Pokemon GO APK 0.41.2 Instructions

While Pokemon GO 0.41.2 is slowly rolling out worldwide, you can get it before it becomes officially available at your local Google Play store. We...

Eevee can now hatch from 5KM eggs!

According to multiple player reports, Eevee was observed to hatch from 5 KM egg! Players have reported this change in the last few hours...

FastPokeMap reaches 10 million daily views

This morning, whitelist_ip, the author and lead developer on FastPokeMap announced on Pokemon GO Dev subreddit that FastPokeMap has reached 10 million daily page views and 3...
Pokemon GO Launches in Africa, Ditto rumored as region Exclusive

Pokemon GO Launches in Africa, Ditto rumored as region Exclusive

Niantic recently published an important update: Pokemon GO is now available in Africa. The full update is here: "Trainers in Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, Seychelles,...

Possible Thanksgiving event hints discovered in the new 0.47.1 APK

We are currently data mining the new 0.47.1 APK that was leaked around 20 minutes ago. We have no ground breaking news to report, but...

Niantic announces reduced Zubat, Rattata and Pidgey spawn rates

Today was... quite eventful. Niantic is on an announcement spree, throwing info left and right, and there's a lot to be excited about. We...

Niantic just announced more cities to get the Nearby tracker!

Niantic just announced on their official Twitter account that the new Pokemon GO tracker is expanding! More cities are getting their beta access as...
Pokemon GO Nests Changes

Pokemon GO Nests and Spawns have just changed dramatically!

Pokemon GO related forums and sub reddits are on fire currently - Pokemon GO nests and spawns have changed a lot! This is happening as we're...
Pokemon GO Catch mechanics

Curveball bonus increases capture chance!

According to a statistical analysis posted on TheSilphRoad website curveballs increase the odds of capturing Pokemon! This is great news, as there was a...