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Niantic Support Accounts Have Officially Joined Reddit!

Trainers, Niantic has done something truly exceptional today, as two members of their Support Team have joined two biggest Pokémon GO reddit communities: /r/pokemongo and /r/TheSilphRoad! This...

RocketMap found a way around unique IVs and stats in the Wild

Trainers, it's unfortunate that we have to report this, but it happened. The world's most popular tracking platform, RocketMap, has found a way around unique IVs...
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In-depth look at how Legendaries will affect the game, part 4 of 4: Lugia,...

We’re continuing the Legendary Pokémon meta predictions series, written by /u/DavidKSA. If you’re looking for previous instalments of the series, here you go: Part I: The...

Rural spawns increased by roughly 15% over the past two days (27.04 and 28.04.2017)

We observed a flat 15% increase in number of rural spawns over the past 3 days. Our analysis of data provided by a local Croatian tracker suggests...
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0.63.0 Pokémon GO update expectations

It's been more than 20 days since the last big update (0.61.0) was released for Pokémon GO, on April 7. Usually, Niantic releases an...
Pokemon GO IV Explained - Calculation, meaning, importance

Wild Pokemon IVs and moves are now random up to Level 30

Trainers, there was another change to Wild Pokemon encounter mechanics. IV, moves and Combat Power is now random from Trainer Level 1 to Level 29. This...

Golden Week Lure event in Japan: lasts from April 29 to May 7 2017...

Japan seems to be on fire with Pokemon GO recently, as they've been getting a lot of love from Niantic and The Pokemon Company. Today,...

New Pokémon GO sponsor revealed in Japan: Joyfull!

Niantic just unveiled a new sponsor for Japan based Pokémon GO players - Joyfull! Joyfull is a popular chain of family restaurants in Japan, serving...

Hanke talks legendaries, PokéSearch and PokéSensor shut down

A redditor named MichaelTheCactus shared details of a speech that John Hanke (Niantic CEO) held during a lecture in his school: Legendaries will be treated with care....

Special Google Play cards and AR mode promotion launch in Japan

According to the official Pokémon GO Twitter page, a new series of Pokémon GO branded Gift cards was released in Japan. The Special Google Play...
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A new Safety Net update triggers “This device, OS, or software is not compatible...

Trainers, we've observed a number of reports that indicate that a new Safety Net update (deployed by Google) is causing issues for a large number...

Niantic Support: invisible PokéStops and Gyms issue fixed

Trainers, Niantic Support confirmed that a intermittent (occurring at irregular intervals) bug that was preventing some users from seeing PokéStops and Gyms is now fixed. A...
Players find a way to get new Pokéstops

Portal Recon opens in Brazil and Korea: 9000 new PokeStops already added worldwide, more...

Trainers, Niantic announced that their Operation Portal Recon (OPR) tool for Ingress has launched in Brazil and Korea! OPR is a tool designed for Ingress players...
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Trainer Quest #1: Showcase your “Squirtle Squad” and win $10!

Trainers, we are organizing our first ever Trainer Quest - a worldwide Pokemon GO challenge with a nice Prize for the winner! Trainer Quests are a new...
Pokemon GO IV Explained - Calculation, meaning, importance

Shiny Release imminent? Wild Pokemon IVs, Moves and Stats are now unique per Trainer!

We've received a lot of reports via Twitter and e-mail that the mechanics of wild Pokemon encounters have changed dramatically, most likely in preparation of...
Pokemon GO Nest Migration

The 19th Great Nest Migration has happened

Trainers, just as scheduled, the 19th Nest migration has occurred last night, shaking up your local nests, spawns and cluster spawns. As always, head out to discover...

Rejoice: GPS spoofing no longer works on Android 7.1!

Trainers, we just finished testing the new Android 7.1 security update. There were already several reports indicating that a number of GPS spoofing apps stopped functioning...
Pokemon GO Cheats Are Finally Banned

Niantic officially confirms: anti-spoofing tool is in development!

It is official, GPS spoofing could be soon be a thing of the past! Niantic Support, the official Support twitter account for Ingress and Pokémon...

On the cover image of our previous article: “Niantic (Japan) confirms a huge Pokémon...

Trainers, we have observed some very confused (and some straight up offensive) comments on the choice of the cover image on our last article: Niantic (Japan) confirms...
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Niantic (Japan) confirms a huge Pokémon GO Event in Summer of 2017!

A GO Hub reader from Japan called Shuji found a recent interview with Niantic's Japanese staff and kindly forwarded it to us. Shuji, if you're...
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Omanyte and Omastar collision changed in the latest GAME_MASTER!

Trainers, we've observed a change in the GAME_MASTER file this morning, indicating that Omanyte and Omastar collision was changed. Two things changed were: Omanyte Base collision...

Complete list of new Eggstravaganza Easter Hatches: 2KM and 5KM included

Trainers, we have finally confirmed all of the new hatches that were introduced for the Eggstravaganza event. If you want to know more about the event, make...

Easter Eggstravaganza announced: Double XP, more Candy, Lucky Egg sale!

Niantic just officially announced the Pokémon GO Easter Event: Eggstravaganza 2017 is starting today and lasts to April 20! Here's the important bits: Lasts from April 13...
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Easter Event leak: a week of Double XP and better Egg hatches

Trainers, we've received leaked information on the upcoming Easter Event. We are still working to verify the information, but the source proved trustworthy in the...
Pokemon GO Cheats Are Finally Banned

The “Third Big Ban Wave” of 2017 has started, bot accounts mostly affected

We've observed a huge spike of activity on popular botting and cheating forums today, with players reporting their bot accounts are getting removed, namely...

Niantic releases @NianticHelp, a dedicated Community Support Twitter account!

Trainers, an official Niantic representative confirmed to Pokémon GO Hub that their new Twitter support channel is alive and kicking! @NianticHelp is an official Twitter account dedicated to bug reports,...
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David Hollin (Niantic) interview: “Save your candy” clarified, PvP and Trading on the horizon!

In a short video interview with the A-to-J Connections, David Hollin (Niantic Inc.) shared a lot of information on the state of the game,...
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Marshadow coming to Pokemon Sun and Moon!

Trainers, Marshadow has been officially confirmed for Sun and Moon. There are currently no details on when and how the promotion will take place, but...
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Niantic confirms “all new cooperative gameplay experiences” coming this Spring!

Trainers, we have some very exciting news to share! Firstly, we recently saw rumors in the online Pokémon development community claiming that Gym raid messages have appeared in the...

v0.61.0 Data Mining report: redeemable codes and a new [secret] added!

Trainers, Niantic has recently announced that they're releasing updates for Pokémon GO on Android (version 0.61.0) and iOS (version 1.31.0). As the update is slowly rolling...

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