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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.

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...

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...
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...
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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...

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...
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...
AR Plus Android Pokémon GO

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

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

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...
Gym Rework Pokemon GO

History of Pokémon GO: removed features, legacy medals and systems

Pokémon GO was released as a half baked game, rushed into market with most of its functionality missing. This article lists most of the...
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,...
Eevee community day

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...
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...

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...
Gym Rework Pokemon GO

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...

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...
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...