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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.

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...
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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...

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 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...
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...
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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...
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...
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...

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...
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...
Rayquaza Max CP

How Pokemon GO calculates stats and Max CP

Pokemon GO's stat system is a little bit different from the main series Pokemon games. While main series games had HP, Attack, Defense, Special Attack,...
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Evolution Items

A Pokemon GO Evolution Item is required to make certain Pokémon evolve. Trainers can collect Evolution items by spinning PokéStops. Drop rates for evolve...
PokéCoin Farming Guide

PokéCoins

PokéCoins (or simply coins) are Pokémon GO in-game currency used to buy items in the in-game Shop. You can get them by buying them in...

Type Effectiveness

In Pokémon games, type effectiveness influences the damage of your Pokémon's move, depending on the type of the attacking move, and the type(s) of...
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Pokemon GO Eevee: how to get every Eeveelution in the game

Eevee is one of the most versatile Pokemon in Pokemon GO, with it's evolutions being a strong budget addition to every Type-themed team. As...

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