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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.

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...

Weave Damage

In order to fully understand the concept of Weave Damage, one first has to understand that DPS (Damage Per Second) should not be considered...
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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...
Pokémon GO Rare Raid Boss List

How does Raid Boss CP work?

Have you ever wondered which formula Pokemon GO uses to calculate Raid Bosses CP? Raid Bosses are buffed up versions of regular Pokémon that...
Pokemon GO Catch mechanics

Catch mechanics

Catching a Pokémon looks like an easy task,however, there are plenty of factors that influence the probability of catching a Pokémon for a given...

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...

Raid Passes

A Pokemon GO raid pass allows a trainer to participate in any Normal, Rare, or Legendary Raid Battle. There are 2 types of Raid...
Pokemon GO spawn rates region exclusives

List of Regional Pokémon in Pokémon GO and where to find them

Hello trainers! Today we're going to talk about a subject that some players enjoy and some hate to their very cores - Regional Pokémon...

Powering up your Pokémon

"Powering up" your Pokémon by spending Stardust and Candies increases their CP, level (hidden), and performance in battle. Sounds tempting, right? Hold on to...

Combat Power Mechanics

Combat Power (CP) is a numerical value assigned to each Pokémon as a function of its stats and level. CP was originally defined by...

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...

Level requirements and rewards

Pokémon GO is a predominantly level-based game, and many players build their long-term in-game goals around reaching the current level cap, 40. Leveling up...

Berries in Pokemon GO

Berries are Pokemon GO items that can be used in capture encounters and gyms. Berries can be obtained from leveling up, spinning Pokéstops, spinning...
Pokemon GO Umbreon Espeon

Eevee Evolution Tricks

Similarly to the anime and main series games, there is a special method in Pokémon GO to evolve Eevee into any desired evolution form,...
Pokémon GO Gym Badges

Gym Badges and Earning Badge XP

Gym Badges were introduced as part of the highly anticipated gym re-work Niantic rolled out in June of 2017. The first time you spin...
Gym Rework Pokemon GO

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...
Pokemon GO spawn rates region exclusives

Exclusive Pokémon

There are several different types of exclusive Pokémon in Pokémon GO: region-specific Pokémon, egg-hatched Pokémon, raid-exclusive Pokémon, weather exclusive and event exclusive Pokémon. Region...
Pokemon GO Rare Capture Bonus Medals

Medals

Medals are achievements you earn when you accomplish a milestone in the game. Each medal corresponds to a certain achievement you've accomplished, like reaching...
S2 Cells Pokémon GO

S2 cells and Pokémon GO

S2 cells are a fundamental part of Pokémon GO's game design and interaction. Pokemon Go, like Ingress, uses S2 cells to divide the surface area...
Weather Pokemon GO

Weather spawn mechanics

The weather mechanic was recently introduced in Pokemon Go (December 2017.) It affects the game in several ways: from boosting the level of a...
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...

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...
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...
Pokemon GO Star Piece

Special Items: Lucky Egg, Star Piece, Lure Module, Incense

Besides essential items such as Pokéballs or berries Pokémon GO bag also stores special items. Their use is described below. Lucky Egg All experience trainer gets...
Pokemon GO Egg Hatch Speed Increased

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...
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...
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...

Nests in Pokémon Go

A nest in Pokémon Go is an area with set boundaries within which a specific species of Pokémon can spawn much more frequently than...

Comprehensive guide to Moves in Pokemon GO

Moves in Pokémon GO are one of the main factors when evaluating Pokémon’s strength. Before any words on quick and charge moves, it is...
Clear Weather in Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO Weather and how it affects moves

Weather is a recent feature introduced to Pokemon GO in December of 2017. Not only does it look cool, it brings diversity and a lot...