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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.

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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...
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...
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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...
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Pokémon GO EX Raid : A Comprehensive Guide

Since the launch of EX Raids in Pokémon GO, it's a strongly debated and mysterious feature. This guide will help you to understand what EX Raids...
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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 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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...
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...
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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...

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...
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...

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

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