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Returning to Pokémon GO: Part 3

Returning to Pokémon GO: Part 3 (2019)

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Well hello, Trainer! As you are currently reading this guide for returning players, we can only assume you have decided to open up Pokémon...
Returning Player Guide Part 2

Returning to Pokémon GO: Part 2 (2019)

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Well hello, Trainer! As you are currently reading this guide for returning players, we can only assume you have decided to open up Pokémon...
Returning Player Guide Part 1

Returning to Pokémon GO: Part 1 (2019)

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Well hello, Trainer! As you are currently reading this guide for returning players, we can only assume you have decided to open up Pokémon...
Pokemon GO Plus in 2018

Should you buy a Pokemon GO Plus?

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If you are a casual player, you might have seen intense players with Pokemon GO Plus around their wrists or in their pockets, some...

A College Student’s Pokemon Go Experience

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Written by Joswald7 I’ve been an avid reader of Pokemon Go Hub’s articles for quite a while now; the Hub has been my main...

Pokémon GO Rural: my personal David vs Goliath battle

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Written by InstinctMike First of all, I know some fellow trainers will have their own point of view about this (“go to the city to play”),...
Metagross Pokémon GO stats max cp moves

Metagross in Pokemon GO

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Written by Fitz City, edited and adapted for web by Hub admins. Related reading: Metagross, Metang and Beldum family overviewMetagross is one of the biggest...
Pokemon GO Gyarados

Waterfall Gyarados and its new place in the meta

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Written by: acheron9381 Niantic has finally done it. They’ve knocked King Vaporeon down from his pedestal, and created a new “Best Water Type Attacker”. This...
Pokémon GO Manila

Playing Pokemon GO in Manila

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Community written guide, written by ysmaelbp. Remember you can submit your guides to us (and get payed for writing) using this page: Submit a guide.With Trainer...
Winter Ice Type Pokemon GO

Winter guide: clothes and accessories for playing Pokemon GO in cold weather

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Community written guide, written by Jens Yao. Remember you can submit your guides to us (and get payed for writing) using this page: Submit a...

New items and systems that could improve Pokemon GO

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Community written article, originally submitted to the GO Hub forum by Dinsara92. Hi everyone! Most of us here have been playing the game for more then...
Pokemon GO Cheats Are Finally Banned

History of spoofing over the last 12 months

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Written by JoshHack, a GO Hub forum member | source linkBe aware that GO Hub's official stance is strictly against spoofing and botting —...
Pokémon GO Anniversary Event

A Tourist’s Guide to Pokémon Go in Tokyo

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READER WRITTEN GUIDE // Written by Trainer Canadoman, a Japanese/Canadian trainer based in Muscat, Oman. He has played Pokémon Go in 9 countries, and...
Pokémon GO Gym Badges

Gold Gym Badge In-depth Analysis

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USER SUBMITTED GUIDE | written by the one and only ChaterangaThe "Gym Rework" confused, challenged, and overall changed players opinions on battling over gyms. In...
Pokemon GO Generation 2

How to play Pokémon GO in the Summer Time (in Florida style heat)

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USER GUIDE | written by RexxRaptor on a hot daySummer time is once again upon us, and any Trainer who lives in Florida knows all...
New York City Pokémon GO

Planning a Pokemon Adventure in New York City

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Written by Leek Duck, a NYC based Pokémon GO Trainer. Do check out his blog for more tips and tricks about playing Pokémon GO in...
Gym Battles Update

Reworking the Gym Meta

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USER GUIDE | written by Chateranga on July 8 2017By now everyone has discussed the multiple problems with the gym rework, and in most cases...
Pokemon GO Zapdos Raid

Pokémon GO Zapdos: can it raid?

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USER GUIDES | Written by D.K. on July 07 2017As expected, Pokémon GO Zapdos is a well rounded addition to the type roster. A common...
Pokémon GO Moltres

Pokémon GO Moltres: can it raid?

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USER GUIDES | Written by D.K. on July 07 2017Can Moltres be a good Raid Attacker in Pokémon GO? Team Valor really lucked out with this...
Pokémon GO Articuno

Pokémon GO Articuno: can it raid?

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USER GUIDES | Written by D.K. on July 07 2017Based on our previous data mines, we’ve determined that Legendaries will likely be released in raids....
Pokemon GO IV Explained - Calculation, meaning, importance

A Guide on IV Analyzers and Calculators

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USER GUIDE | written by Steve on July 5 2017 Calcy IV Poké GO Master Toolkit Main App IV GO IV Web Checkers How Good...

Tier 4 Raid Bosses – Catch Probability by Throw Type

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USER GUIDE | written and drawn by Wheelie-Bin-LadenNow that the catch rate modifiers for Premier balls and Golden Razz Berries have been confirmed, here's a...
Pokémon GO Rare Raid Boss List

How many Trainers you need for every level 3 and level 4 Raid Boss

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USER GUIDE | Submitted by GamerAshSladeHello fellow Trainers! With the addition of the Raid System into the game, many of us are confused on how to...
Pokémon GO Legendary Raid Boss List

Legendary Raid Preparation: Generation I

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„This summer will be legendary!“ is what Niantic’s Global Marketing Lead Archit Bhargava said just a couple of weeks ago. (link) With the introduction...
Pokémon GO Normal Raid Boss List

How to find Raid Battles

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USER GUIDE | Submitted by Alejandro Contel A helpful beginner's guide on how to find Raid Battles in Pokémon GO. Raid battles will appear in the nearby...
Pokémon GO Gym Update new Features

Compendium of suggested improvements to the new gym and raid system

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Full credits for this article go to mak484, a Silph Road Traveler that was kind enough to allow us to share his writing on the...
Pokemon GO Generation 2

Biomes vs Terrains in Pokémon GO

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USER GUIDE | Submitted by wafflewarrior0323The term "Biomes" in Pokémon GO is often confused with what is often called "Terrains". The technical definition of "Biomes" states that...

In-depth Look At The Pokémon GO Solstice Event

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USER GUIDE | Submitted by DavidKSAThis guide seeks to cover the event mostly in the context of the game at present. If you are interested...

Advanced Preparation For The Fire and Ice Event

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USER GUIDE | Submitted by DavidKSAWith the rumored Fire and Ice event approaching, I thought now would be a good time to examine how players can...
Pokemon GO Generation IV Legendary

Answering a few Legendary Questions

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USER GUIDE | Submitted by marcosm8After the release of Legendary Pokémon has been officially confirmed, we can begin to speculate about what that means. There are a lot...

Recent guides

Guide to Pokémon GO Beyond Update

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Beginning November 30, 2020, Pokémon GO will receive its largest content update to date: the GO Beyond Update. GO Beyond update brings a rebalanced leveling...

XL Candy Guide: How to get, Power Up Costs and Mechanics

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XL Candy is a new currency required to powering up Pokémon beyond Level 40. In this guide we explain how to get XL Candy,...