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Trainer Battles Academy: Best IVs for PvP

Understanding how IVs work in Pokémon GO is not easy. Back in the day, when PvP wasn't a feature in…

7 days ago

The State of PvP in Pokemon GO

First of all, let's just say it out loud, from pretty much the whole PvP playing community.: THANK YOU FOR…

3 weeks ago

How to Reach Excellent on All Charge Moves in Trainer Battles

Pokemon GO's Trainer Battles charge moves have been fundamentally changed with the yesterday's introduction of charge move mini games. In…

4 weeks ago

Team Leaders PvP Training Guide: Defeating Blanche, Candela and Spark

Blanche, Candela and Spark fights can be completed every day in order to level up your Ace Trainer medal and…

4 weeks ago

Jungle Cup – First Impressions of the Meta

Cover Photo created from the assets provided by TSR including imagery from Indranil Ghosh The Silph Arena's Jungle Cup has been…

2 months ago

Normal-Types in Pokemon GO PvP: Meta Analysis Per League

Typically the first type of Pokémon trainers are introduced to after their starter; Normal-Type Pokémon are often overlooked purely due…

2 months ago

The Rainbow Cup: Guide and Meta Analysis

The Rainbow Cup is Silph Arena's next themed global tournament for June, featuring , , , and type Pokémon. The…

2 months ago

The Silph Arena Regional Finals – East Midlands UK

After four intense Cups, the top ranking Pokémon Go Trainers in the East Midlands of the UK met to face-off…

3 months ago

Cresselia Counters in the Great League

Cresselia is a powerful contender in Great League PvP. Its high Defense and Stamina stats allow it to take significant damage.…

3 months ago

Overview of TSR Arena Cups: Boulder, Twilight, Tempest and Kingdom

Trainers, can you believe it? Four TSR Cups have come and gone, and we are midway into number five and…

3 months ago

Psychic-Types in Pokemon GO PvP: Meta Analysis Per League

Pokémon have finally found their usefulness. Although there's some viability when raiding a Machamp or other types, Pokémon haven't been…

3 months ago

A simple guide to Whiscash in PvP and the Current Meta

In the past couple of years, many Pokémon have become less significant in raids. This is partly due to the…

3 months ago

Best PvP Pokémon for Lucky Trades

With the introduction of Lucky Friends, you can now know that your next trade with that Trainer will be a…

4 months ago

Countering Giratina in PvP: Ultra League

Both Forms of Giratina are powerhouses in Ultra League PvP. The high Defense (for Altered Form) and Stamina (for both Forms)…

4 months ago

The Kingdom Cup Guide: Best Pokemon and Meta Analysis

The Kingdom Cup is Silph Arena's fourth themed global tournament, featuring , , , and type Pokémon. The Cup lasts from…

5 months ago

Best Legacy Moves for PvP

If you've ever participated in one of Silph Arena's Monthly Cups, like the most recent Kingdom Cup, or even tried…

4 months ago

The Kingdom Cup – Silph Arena’s Themed Cup for April

The Kingdom Cup, Silph Arena's next themed cup for April has been announced! This cup will only allow , ,…

5 months ago

Acid Spray and Leaf Tornado performance in PvP, gyms and raid meta

At last, we got the information for both Acid Spray and Leaf Tornado. Exciting right?! Well... don't get your hopes…

4 months ago

Fighting-Types in Pokemon GO PvP: Meta Analysis Per League

Fighting-types have always been a staple in the Pokémon competitive scene, and in Pokémon GO this is no different. Fighting-types…

4 months ago

The Tempest Cup Guide: Best Pokemon and Meta Analysis

Guide to the best Pokemon you can use in The Tempest Cup. The Tempest Cup is The Silph Arena’s third…

6 months ago

Poison-Types in Pokémon GO PvP: Meta Analysis Per League

Poison-Types are an under-represented type in the Pokémon competitive scene due to their lack of useful type coverage. They do,…

4 months ago

Fairy-Types in Pokémon GO PvP: Meta Analysis Per League

types may be the newest type but have been in Pokémon Go since the game released. Fairy-types are known for…

4 months ago

The Twilight Cup: An In-Depth Guide

The Twilight Cup is The Silph Arena's second themed global tournament, featuring , , and type Pokémon. The Cup lasts…

5 months ago

February Move Set Changes Part II: PvP move stats

This article is the second part of the move pool changes article done for PvE. In this one, we will…

4 months ago

Dark-Types in Pokemon GO PvP: Meta Analysis Per League

Dark-Types in Pokémon GO fill in a niche when it comes to PvP battles. They have found their place in…

4 months ago

PvP Move Stats in Pokemon GO

Trainers, the following two tables show PvP move stats for all fast and charge moves currently available in the Game…

2 weeks ago

Dragon-Types in Pokemon GO PvP: Meta Analysis Per League

Dragon type Pokémon have always been formidable. Usually having great stats and a good move pool, they are a complete…

4 months ago

Analysis of Best Fire types in the Ultra League

There are 12 Fire type Pokémon currently available in the game with a max CP over 2500. The more of…

4 months ago

Top Master League Pokémon

With the recent addition of PVP Trainer battles and the changes to how Type effectiveness works in Pokémon GO battles,…

4 months ago

Heatran in Trainer Battles: team ideas and Heatran’s role in the PvP meta

With Heatran not getting much heat as a raid boss, I wanted to offer a different look at this neglected…

4 months ago