Pokemon GO Lapras Event

Niantic launches a “Lapras event” in Japan, from November 11th to November 23rd

The official Pokémon GO Japan Twitter account announced this morning that a Lapras event has started in Tohoku region! During the event, Lapras will appear more...
Pokémon GO Gen 2 release date leak

Starbucks employee leaks Pokémon GO Generation 2 release date?

This morning two biggest Pokémon GO subreddits, The Silph Road and /r/pokemongo, are on fire. A Starbucks employee leaked an internal email that was sent out...
Pokemon GO APK

Pokémon GO 0.47.1 Leaked APK Download Instructions

The new Pokémon GO 0.47.1 APK has been leaked on APK Mirror and you can get it before it becomes officially available at your local Google...

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...
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...
Pokémon GO Master Ball

FastPokeMap could be back in two weeks

As we previously reported, Niantic took down all of the third party scanners and bots with it's forced update and new security features. Even though...
Players find a way to get new Pokéstops

Players find a way to get new Pokéstops

According to a Pokémon Trainer from Wyoming, West Virginia, he found an interesting way to get new Pokéstops and Gyms. As he reports, uploading several portal images to...
How to find Porygon

How to find Porygon? Take yourself to court!

We recently came across a theory that Porygon spawns near court and administrative buildings. As we were always interested in how to find Porygon...
Gym Glitch Adds Pokémon to Pokedex

New Gym Feature Adds Pokémon to Pokedex

As reported by several players on reddit, you are now able to "obtain" a Pokemon entry in Pokedex when you face him in the...
Pokemon GO Catch bonus calculator

Introducing our Pokemon GO Catch chance calculator

Hey trainers! We'd like to take this time to introduce our newly built and deployed Catch chance calculator. It's a shiny new piece of tech...
Pokemon GO trackers are not working anymore

Pokemon GO trackers are not working anymore

FastPokeMap (FPM) is disabled as of recently, but it’s not just FPM that’s down. All of the Pokemon GO trackers using the 0.35.0 API...
Pokemon GO Daily Bonus

Niantic confirms Pokemon GO Daily Bonuses!

A week after we data mined the Daily Quests feature, Niantic confirms it's coming! There is no ETA on the feature, but it all of...
Pokemon GO Nest Migration

Nests and spawn points have changed again!

TheSilphRoad sub reddit is receiving widespread reports that The Fourth Great Migration has just occurred. Nests and spawn points all across the world have changed dramatically...

Buffalo, NY is the first city to have Level 40 players of each team!

Buffalo, NY is officially the Pokemon GO capital of North America, maybe even the world. Buffalo claimed another impressive victory becoming the first city...
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...