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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.

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...
Scyther Metal Coat Evolution

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

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...
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...

Earning Experience (XP)

In Pokémon Go, you gain experience for almost all in-game actions, in the form of the common RPG-like EXP rewards. You can view your...
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...

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...

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...
Pokemon GO IV Explained - Calculation, meaning, importance

IVs and their Influence

IVs can be thought of as a Pokémon’s potential to be great within its species. Similar to how genes determine human height, build, eye...
Pokémon GO Hub

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...

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...
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...
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...

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...
Pokémon GO Gym Update new Features

Gym Defenders Mechanics

In this wiki, the components behind the combat mechanics of gym defenders will be explained. When it comes to gym defenders, other factors can...

Damage Mechanics in Pokemon GO

To fully understand how damage mechanics work in Pokémon Go, one must first comprehend each of the following components: Pokemon GO's Damage Formula and...

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 Plus in 2018

Pokémon GO Plus

The Pokémon GO Plus is an accessory designed so you can play Pokémon GO without using your phone. You can catch Pokémon and spin...
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 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...
Premier Ball Pokemon GO

Raid Rewards And Their Uses

After successfully defeating a raid boss, each trainer is awarded the following: 500 Stardust, experience an assortment items of which some are common and...
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...
Premier Ball Pokemon GO

Pokeball types

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

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...
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...