Our Pokémon GO Wiki covers every important topic in the game, from egg hatching to IVs, from raid boss CP formula to damage mechanics. Perfectly suitable for beginners and experienced players alike.

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The Lore of the Regi Trio (Part of the Legendary Titans)

The Regi Trio are the original members of a group of Pokémon now known as the Legendary Titans. The Legendary Titans includes Regice, Regirock,...

The Lore of Mew

Mew is the original Mythical Pokémon, introduced in Generation I, the Kanto region. It is known as the 'New Species Pokémon' and is a...

The Lore of the Lake Guardians

The Lake Guardians, also known as the Lake Trio, are a Legendary Trio from the Sinnoh region. They are made up of Azelf, Mesprit...
Pokémon GO Solrock and Lunatone

List of Regional Pokémon in Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, some Pokémon are exclusive to certain parts of the world and can't be found anywhere else. These Pokémon are called Region...

Raid Passes

A Pokémon GO raid pass allows a trainer to participate in any Normal, Rare, Mega or Legendary Raid Battle. There are 4 types of...
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Pokémon GO Evolution Items

A Pokémon GO Evolution Item is required to make certain Pokémon evolve. There are a variety of different Evolution Items available that can be...
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Community Day – A General Guide

Since January 2018 and the first Pokémon Go Community Day, this monthly event has become a fixture of Pokémon Go. This guide will give...
Pokemon GO Darkrai

Know The Pokemon: Darkrai

Everyone was waiting for him in Pokémon GO. Everyone was excited to finally meet him in Raids. But how many of you trainers actually...
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Pokémon GO EX Raid : A Comprehensive Guide

Since the launch of EX Raids in Pokémon GO, it's a strongly debated and mysterious feature. This guide will help you to understand what EX Raids...
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Costume Pokémon

Costume Pokémon - what exactly does that mean? Well in the case of Pokémon Go this means a Pokémon that is wearing some sort...
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Raid Days: An In Depth Guide

What are Raid Days? Raid days are not actually a full 'day,' but like Community Day, a three-hour mini-event in the middle of the day...
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Baby Pokémon

What's a Baby Pokémon? It's any Pokémon that can only be obtained through hatching an Egg. These Pokémon are not catchable, nor found in...
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Candy in Pokémon GO (Wiki)

Candy is a fundamental resource within Pokémon Go; It's used for the very important actions of evolving and powering up your Pokémon. Each Pokémon...
Pokémon GO Legendary Raid Boss List

Active Raid or Raid Egg will block EX Pass distribution at an EX eligible...

Trainers, a number of you reached out via e-mail / Twitter, asking if it was possible that a running Raid or a pending Raid...
Alola forms

What Exactly are Alolan Forms?

With the most recent Pokemon Go announcement that Alolan forms are being added to the game within the coming weeks, there are a few...
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Recommended and Pre-made Battle Teams: What are They and Which is Better?

We have all lobbied up for raids and we take a good, long look at our recommended and we think to ourselves… what is...
Mega Evolution concept in Pokemon GO

Damage Output and Powering Up Beyond Level 30

As you may be aware, every time you power a Pokémon up, its level increases by 0.5 levels, so it takes two power ups...
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Meta Relevant Legacy/Exclusive Moves – Which Ones Should You Keep?

Legacy and Exclusive moves (moves that are no longer obtainable on a certain Pokémon species) are coveted by many avid Pokémon collectors. Some of...

List of Legendary Pokémon with available in-game normal and shiny sprites

A large number of Legendary Pokémon shiny sprites have been discovered in Pokemon GO's network traffic over the past few months, mostly centered around...

What are Breakpoints in Pokémon GO?

Breakpoints are one of the more recently emerged topics in the Pokémon GO community, although they were present as a core game mechanic since...

Close Calls: Dodging Mechanics in Pokemon Go

What is Dodging? Dodging - The act of changing ones position, sometimes to avoid being hit by someone or something. In Pokémon GO, it means...

Ditto mechanics

Ditto is a -type Pokémon which has the ability to change its form to mimic other Pokémon species. In Pokémon GO, it cannot be...
Pokemon GO Gen 2 Candy

Buddy System overview

The Buddy System in Pokémon GO allows you to walk Pokémon in order to gain chosen Pokémon's candy. In some case, walking a certain...
Pokemon GO Daily Bonus

Daily and weekly streaks

One of the ways that Pokémon GO encourages Trainers to play daily are the rewards for your first catch and Pokéstop spin of the...
Shiny Dratini, Dragonair and Dragonite in Pokémon GO

Community Day Event Shiny Odds

A lot of our readers are wondering what is the chance to encounter a shiny Pokemon during the Community Day events. The chance is...
Pokémon GO Gym Update new Features

How Defender Decay works: formulas, percentages and tips

Defender Decay is the loss of motivation a Pokémon faces when they are defending a gym over time. There are ways that can hasten...
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List of iOS devices that will not run Pokémon GO after February 28 2018

As previously reported in January 2018, Niantic has announced that starting on February 28 2018, Pokémon GO will not run on several older iOS...
Pokémon GO Deoxys

Movesets – An In-Depth Explanation

In Pokémon GO, the term "Movesets" refers to the available moves each monster can learn. These movesets directly impact how useful that Pokémon will...
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Pokéball types

The Pokéball. The staple of the all Pokémon games and your ticket to obtaining that ??? CP Snorlax you happened to stumble upon on...

Egg Hatching

Egg hatching plays a big part in Pokemon Go. From the exclusive "baby" Pokemon that can only be obtained in eggs to those ever...