News roundup is a collection of things that were interesting but did not get a dedicated post on the Hub. Enjoy!
Niantic fixed Halloween event spawns in water biome
For those unaware of the issue, Water biome spawns were not spawning Halloween ghost Pokémon. According to a reddit thread posted recently, the water biome now correctly spawns event Ghosts.
Curiously, several users reported that the Water biome was also problematic in the past, refusing to spawn grass Pokémon during the Worldwide bloom Grass Event.
Shiny Sableye can be hatched from 10 km eggs
It’s confirmed: Sableye and it’s shiny form can be hatched from 10 km eggs. Credits for the hatch go to /u/garyfack who posted two screenshots confirming the hatch:
New EX Raids on October 27th
A new wave of EX Raid invites has gone live a few days ago, inviting players to participate in an EX Raid on October 27th. Our Indian readers tipped us of about this EX Raid and it seems that only sponsored gyms are eligible as raid venues.
GO Hub database updated
The GO Hub database has been updated, bringing new functionality and info to our readers. Changelog:
- Created separate stat pages for each Pokémon Generation 1-6.
- Example: https://db.pokemongohub.net/stats/3
- Created separate shiny form pages for each Pokémon Generation 1-6
- Pokémon page now displays Boss CP values for each Tier
- Example: https://db.pokemongohub.net/pokemon/rayquaza, Boss CP as Tier 5 is 51961
- Gen III buddy distances and candy requirements added
- Known Gen III moves added
- New favicon for all platforms
- Query improvements and performance tuning
- Initial work for publicising the simulator