Speculation

A Look Towards Go Fest 2021: Too Soon?

I know, ok? "Liam, Go fest 2020 has only just wrapped up and you want to start some wild speculation…

11 hours ago

Pokémon GO Fest Day 2: Wild Speculation!

With the first ever At Home Pokémon GO Fest looming ahead, it seemed right to get hyped and wildly speculate…

2 weeks ago

What If Pokémon Go Allowed a Second Fast Move in PvP?

Go Battle League has converted many hardcore raiders to the competitive world of Pokemon Go PvP. It's an amazing feature…

2 months ago

Speculation time! Why are the Pokémon GO servers going down?

Hello Trainers!! Niantic announced today that the Pokémon Go servers will be going down on Monday, June 1, 2020, from…

3 months ago

Alakazam with Counter in Trainer Battles

Dataminers recently reported that Abra Community Day could feature an Alakazam with Counter as the event exclusive move. Of course,…

4 months ago

Abra Community Day, Ticketed events and Safari Zone updates!

Hello Trainers! A few interesting things were pushed to the game master file overnight, including references to quests for Abra…

5 months ago

Elite TMs, Sinnoh and Valentines event quests, and more discovered

Hello Trainers!! Some interesting things have been pushed to Pokemon Go, and some of it is very exciting! Dataminers have…

6 months ago

Possible Charge Move Fixes: PvE Edition

On 9/27/19 Niantic implemented a movepool update similar to previous ones where they added charge moves to some Pokémon, mostly…

10 months ago

Pokémon GO Teases Halloween 2019 Event

We are well into October and we finally have the first hints of one of the most popular events of…

10 months ago

New Team Go Rocket Loading Screen hints Team Leaders, Giovanni, new Shadow Pokemon

Hello Trainers!!  With the newest update to Pokemon Go comes a new loading screen pulled by reddit user u/Caio_Go, and…

10 months ago

Darkrai marked as Transferable, hints at being introduced as a Raid Boss

Trainers, this is a highly speculative post, but we think it's important to keep you in the loop regardless. Darkrai…

11 months ago

Shadow VS Purified Pokemon: Pros and Cons

With the release of Team Rocket came a couple new Pokémon forms, Shadow and Purified. What do these variations do?…

11 months ago

Legacy Move Rerun in December 2019?

Many have a love-hate relationship with legacy moves. They are great for the collectors, and many have powerful raid DPS.…

11 months ago

Speculative Analysis of Professor Willow’s Global Challenge Ultra Bonus Unlock

Niantic has shared the Ultra Unlock Rewards for the Summer of 2019 research challenge, but Niantic being Niantic, these rewards…

12 months ago

Pop-up Events: The Future of Introducing Shiny’s?

Hi Trainers, I have been thinking recently about female Nidoran. The shiny form of this was added into the game…

1 year ago

New Lure Modules, Evolution Conditions and Quests Found in the Latest APK

Hello Trainers! Data miners have found new material in the latest Pokémon GO APK (version 0.143.0), and we want to…

1 year ago

New Lure Modules, Evolution Methods, Potential Future Quests, and Event Text Found in Latest Leak

Hello trainers! We have some special info that has been leaked by data miners to share with you today. Niantic…

1 year ago

It’s Time for a Legendary Defense

It has been many months since the first Tier 5 raids arrived with Lugia and Articuno. Since 2017 Pokéfest we…

1 year ago

New moves possibly added for select Pokémon

There are a few new moves found in the game by data miners that could change the PvP meta if…

1 year ago

The Arceus Enigma

Hello Trainers, today’s post is about a Pokémon with no less than 18 current formes. One for each Pokémon type,…

1 year ago

Concept Revisited, Elaborating on Non-Player Characters (NPCs) & Titles

Hi Trainers, I am writing this article on the back of a concept that stretched over two recent posts on…

1 year ago

New Leaks Hint at Large Pokémon GO Events in Chicago and Dortmund in Summer of 2019

Trainers, attention! Two big leaks have appeared online, hinting about large (and apparently Pokémon GO themed) events in Chicago and…

1 year ago

Pokemon Go: Would A Shiny Medal Be A Welcome Addition?

Trainers, some of the comments and feedback from my recent article on implementing the Shiny Charm into Pokémon Go proved…

1 year ago

Path to the Champion, a Concept Revisited

Following my latest article on how to introduce Gym Leaders and the Elite Four, I made a glaring and deliberate…

1 year ago

Concept: Ditto as a raid boss?

Keep in mind, this is purely speculation and a hypothetical concept article about Ditto as a raid boss! It is…

1 year ago

[Concept] Mime Jr.: The End of Gen 1 Regionals?

Hello Trainers, As Smeargle and Clamperl have been released I am looking at something that may be a hidden issue.…

1 year ago

Official Pokémon Go Twitter Updates Profile Picture – Further Smeargle Teases?

Trainers, since our initial report regarding the green paint smeared across Pokémon Go's social media accounts, the official profile picture of…

1 year ago

Meta analysis of Bug Types in Pokémon GO: can Niantic fix them?

Shedinja got replaced as a research breakthrough in favor of good ol' Generation 1 and 2 Legendaries, marking a departure of…

2 years ago

Sudden Raid Boss Change – Possible Hint at Future Content? Let’s speculate!

DISCLAIMER: This article is pure speculation based on the available information as of the writing of this article. We do…

2 years ago

Samsung to allegedly invest $40m into Niantic to develop “exclusive” game features

Trainers, we received a few reader e-mails today asking about the rumored Samsung and Niantic deal, which, allegedly, is rumored to…

2 years ago