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

Pokemon GO IVs and Their Importance

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...
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...
Shiny Mawile and Absol Pokemon GO

List of Shiny Pokemon in Pokémon GO and where to find them

Shiny Pokemon are one of the most coveted (and most controversial) topics in Pokémon GO. Now, Niantic appears to be releasing one new shiny...

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...
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,...

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...

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 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...
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...
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...

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...
December Community Day Pokémon

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

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...
Pichu and Togepi

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...

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...
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...
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...

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...
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,...
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 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...
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...
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

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...

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...
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...

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