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Pokemon GO Cheats Are Finally Banned

What are “Slashed Pokémon”?

Slashed Pokémon are one of the new anti-cheating measures deployed in June 2017, right after the release of Gym Rework. Trainers using third party apps...
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What level do you have to be for Pokémon GO Raids?

Trainers, as of June 24 2017, you are required to be Level 25 to participate in Raid Battles. This is the first wave of players given...

Do Johto starters still hatch from 5KM egg? (May 2017)

No, Johto starters (Chikorita, Totodile, Cyndaquil) are no longer obtainable in the 5KM egg group. Despite the confusion and conflicting reports, our Forum Researchers managed...

What is the Generation 7 Buff?

The Gen 7 buff is a stat change affecting certain Pokémon from Generations I through V and increasing their stats significantly in order to...

How to report cheating or spoofing in Pokémon GO?

This question was asked by multiple Twitter followers. The short answer is to use the Report form provided by Niantic, but you can do more...