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Candy XL Updates are live | Pokémon GO Hub

Yesterday evening, Niantic announced that Candy XL mechanics are getting a substantial update. The official March updates blog post was updated to reflect this: Trading Pokémon will have a chance […]

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Kanto Tour Details Announced: Shiny Ditto, Masterwork Research, Collection Challenges | Pokémon GO Hub

Niantic has shared more details on the upcoming Pokémon GO Tour Kanto Event, including a Special Research quest line that leads to encountering a Shiny Ditto and brand a new type of Research called Masterwork Research. We got all the details below! On t

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Pokémon Go Lunar New Year event: How to complete each quest task and field research • Eurogamer.net

Everything you need to know about the Lunar New Year event in Pokémon, including how to complete the research quest and each field research explained.

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Pokémon GO’s January Community Day Features Machop and Payback | Pokemon.com

Catch loads of Machop, evolve Machoke into a Machamp that knows a special move, and enjoy other superpowered bonuses.

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The Lore of Mew | Pokémon GO Hub

Mew is the original Mythical Pokémon, introduced in Generation I, the Kanto region. It is known as the ‘New Species Pokémon’ and is a pure type. It is number 151 in the Pokédex, making it the last Pokémon in the original Pokédex. Mew is incredibl

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What Shiny Pokémon Are Still Missing From the Kanto Region? | Pokémon GO Hub

With the announcement of the Lake Legends Event we have finally have shiny Goldeen being released into Pokémon GO, one of the last few remaining Kanto region Pokémon that haven’t had their shiny forms released yet. So what other Kanto Pokémon are we

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Rare Candy Tier List - Best Pokémon to use your Rare Candy on | Pokémon GO Hub

How many times have you looked at your rare candy count and thought: “Alright, I know I have to use them on something, but which Pokémon should be getting them?”. I’ve had this problem for a while and that’s why I decided to write this article. W

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Pokemon GO XP-rebalancing is now live worldwide - Here's what changed | PokéWreck

Trainers, As a part of the Pokemon GO Beyond, Niantic has introduced a new XP Rebalancing System worldwide and made a lot more easier to get XP to level up. Here are the changes in the XP observed in the... Continue Reading →

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Pokémon GO Level 40 to 50 Guide: XP, Level up Tasks and Rewards | Pokémon GO Hub

A comprehensive guide to levelling up from 40 to 50 in Pokémon GO. The guide includes all Level-up tasks, XP requirements and level rewards. At the time of writing this guide, the XP requirement and rewards for each Level are known, but the exact level-u

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The Many Forms of Vivillon and Where to Find Them | Pokémon GO Hub

Hey Trainers, with Gen 6 just around the corner, there’s one Pokémon that could be really unique in an AR game: Vivillon. With 18 regionally specific forms, Vivillon is poised to be the most widespread regional in the game! At least all it’s forms co

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Pokémon GO Beyond Update Guide | Pokemon GO Hub

Level 50, Generation 6, Seasons and a metric ton of quality of life updates is coming to Pokémon GO from November 30 onwards. GO Beyond update

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Shiny Slowpoke, Shiny Meltan from the Mystery Box, and more during the Pokémon HOME event! - Pokémon GO

In celebration of Pokémon GO’s integration with Pokémon HOME, a special event will be taking place soon! Activate a Mystery Box during the event, and you might encounter a Shiny Meltan.

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This AI-Algorithm Generated 3,000 New Pokémon

Using machine learning models, Matthew Rayfield let a computer dream up thousands of never-before-imagined monsters.

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Best 'Pokemon Go' Teams For Battle League 5's Little Cup | Tech Times

Here are some of the best teams you can form and their movesets to help you win more rewards on GO Battle League 5's Little Cup.

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Should Remote Trading be in Pokémon GO? | Pokemon GO Hub

Hi there trainers! In of the recent APK teardowns, there was a very small mention of a “trade ball” and this got me thinking about (surprisingly) trading. There has been absolutely no hint from Niantic or anywhere else that remote trading is being looked

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0.191.1 APK Teardown: XL Candy and Pokémon HOME discoveries | Pokemon GO Hub

0.191.1 is a small Pokémon GO update feature wise, but it seems to be a large one for the data mining community, as it contains a lot of code that has been de-obfuscated, allowing new findings and discoveries. Our readers should first read these articles

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Pokemon Go has its best year ever with more than $1 billion in revenue - CNET

The figure comes from app data site Sensor Tower which credits developer Niantic for adapting the game to the stay-at-home market.

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Where the heck is Kecleon?! | Pokemon GO Hub

Trainers, there has been a specific Pokemon that has eluded the game world of Pokemon Go for a while now: Kecleon. This Pokemon was one of the first Generation 3 Pokemon to be revealed (along with Azurill and Wailmer) in the main series of Pokemon games.

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October Event Shiny Rates - The Silph Road

Our team of eager researchers spent the month of October fervently tracking down Shiny Pokémon and meticulously recording data. Let's take a look at what their efforts tell us about the various shiny rates.

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Has Reddit Become The New "Hotline To Niantic" | Pokemon GO Hub

Trainers, I have witnessed something interesting that happens over at our good friends The Silph Road’s Subreddit page. On a few occasions now, Trainers just like you and me have made posts such as “What happened to the Mega-Houndoom Unlock” or “N

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Pokémon Go Investigate a Mysterious Energy quest tasks and rewards - every step to unlocking Victini • Eurogamer.net

Everything you need to know about completing Investigate a Mysterious Energy and catching Victini in Pokémon Go, including every quest task, challenge and reward explained.

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Mega Charizard Y Raid Guide | Pokemon GO Hub

The best counters to tackle the new Mega Pokémon raids. This guide will help you build the optimal team for Mega Charizard Y.

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Mega Charizard X Raid Guide | Pokemon GO Hub

The best counters for the new Mega Raids. This guide will help you build your best counter team for Mega Charizard X.

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Mega Evolutions in Pokémon GO

Unlike regular evolving, which is permanent, Mega Evolving temporarily transforms your Pokémon, changing their appearance, improving their performance in battle through a significant boost...

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Niantic Shares details on Level 50 and Mega evolution | Pokemon GO Hub

Hello Trainers, Niantic has recently published a video interview with Matthew Slemon who is the Lead Product Manager for Pokémon Go.  Essentially, Matthew’s team is in charge of the roadmap for Pokémon Go.  He shared some interesting information about the

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At Pokémon Go Fest 2020, millions of players caught nearly a billion Pokémon | VentureBeat

Niantic announced that Pokémon Go Fest 2020 drew millions of players who caught nearly a billion Pokémon over the weekend.

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How to Achieve Greatness in the GO Battle League | Pokemon GO Hub

Want to make it to the top in GO Battle League by achieving rank 10? Find out here with our advanced list of tips and tricks that will boost your rank.

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Data miners discover more information on the Team Go Rocket Balloons | Pokemon GO Hub

Hello Trainers, the PokeMiners have come through with some more details on the Team Go Rocket balloon, and how it functions. Let’s have a look! Previous data mining article: Pokémon GO 0.179.0 APK Breakdown: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Team

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Mega evolution is coming to Pokémon Go - Polygon

Mega evolution is finally coming to Pokémon Go in 2020, which will inevitably make sweeping changes to the meta.

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Niantic Provides guidelines for Pokéstop scanning | Pokemon GO Hub

Hello Trainers!! With the official announcement in late May that Pokéstop scanning was coming to Pokémon Go there have been a lot of questions about the process and how it works. Pushed Image for the Pokéstop scanning tutorial courtesy the PokeMiners User

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Speculation time! Why are the Pokémon GO servers going down? | Pokemon GO Hub

Hello Trainers!! Niantic announced today that the Pokémon Go servers will be going down on Monday, June 1, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. PDT.  This is a pretty significant occurrence, 7 hours without Pokémon Go.  Niantic was very vague in their a

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In-depth analysis of GO Battle League rewards | Pokemon GO Hub

One of the best aspects of the GO Battle League is the amount of useful rewards you can get. Stardust, TMs, Sinnoh Stones, Pokémon encounters and rare candies are all waiting for you if you can prove that you’re a good battler. We are now in the Season

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Throwback Challenge 2020: Kanto | Pokemon GO Hub

Throwback Challenge is a 36 part special research quest line that celebrates iconic moments from Pokémon GO’s Kanto, Johto, Hoenn and Sinnoh regions, with thematic quests along the way. According to data mined (and unverified) information, this special

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GO Battle League Season 1: Everything You Need to Know | Pokemon GO Hub

Trainers, attention! The GO Battle League preseason is coming to an end, and Niantic has…

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2020 Lunar New Year Lucky Trade Odds are around 9% now | Pokemon GO Hub

The Silph Science group reported that Lucky Trade chances for newly caught Pokémon have been…

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Buddy Adventure Guide: Everything you need to know | Pokemon GO Hub

Buddy Adventure is a new Pokémon GO feature that allows players to become best buddies…

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December 2019 Legacy Moves Update | Pokemon GO Hub

As a part of their recent Community Note, Niantic announced that select Kanto region Pokemon will be able to re-learn some of their legacy moves. We went through the newly available move sets and analysed their impact in PvP and Raids. Complete list of re

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Pokémon GO 0.161 Release Notes are live | Pokemon GO Hub

Trainers, release notes for the Pokémon GO 0.161 update are now live! The release notes were shared on Niantic’s Support web page.  For Apple Users, this release will show as version 1.127 in the App Store. Here’s whats new (officially at least): Up

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Rocket Boss Giovanni Counters | Pokemon GO Hub

Giovanni Pokémon GO Counters. A guide on how to defeat Team GO Rocket Boss Giovanni. Best Pokémon team against Giovanni.

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GO Field Guide - Pokemon GO Events, Countdown Timer, Raid Guides, Egg Hatch List and much more

GO Field Guide tool is made to assist you in playing Pokemon GO, It has up-to-date information for all Events along with local time, Raid Guides, Research task and rewards, Egg Hatch list, Checklist and much more

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Pokemon GO: PokéStop Submissions Guide | Pokemon GO Wiki - GamePress

Pokemon GO Wiki, Database, News, and Community for the Pokemon GO Player.

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Pokémon Go Halloween 2019 event guide: field research, rewards, and Shiny Pokémon - Polygon

Until Nov. 1, Pokémon Go players will be able to catch some Pokémon wearing Halloween costumes, as well as more ghost- and dark-type Pokémon. There’s also special Halloween-themed research tasks.

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Regigigas, Shiny Regi Trio and Shiny Skarmory are coming to Pokémon GO | Pokemon GO Hub

Trainers, this is a massive update so take your time to ingest all of it. First, Regirock, Regice and Registeel are returning to Pokémon GO – for a brief time! From November 1 to November 4, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in your local time zone, Regirock, Regice,

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Rotom possibly teased in a mysterious tweet by Pokemon GO | Pokemon GO Hub

Pokemon GO official Twitter account has shared a peculiar tweet roughly an hour ago, hinting that Professor Willow’s computer may have been compromised! Maybe it’s too early, we think this is a clear hint for Rotom’s release in Pokemon GO. Here’s

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Best Lucky Pokémon for Trades | Pokemon GO Hub

A complete list of Best Pokémon for Lucky Trades is finally available on the Hub! The list covers all Gen 1 through Gen 4 Pokémon you should be spending your Lucky trade on. We will update the article with valuable Gen 5 additions when they become avail

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Mewtwo's Return As A Tier 6 Raid Boss Sparks Controversy | Pokemon GO Hub

Mewtwo has returned to Pokemon GO raids last night, but it’s return didn’t fare well with the general Pokemon GO player base. Mewtwo was expected to return as a regular Tier 5 boss, having 15000 HP and 54148 CP, and we expected that it will be slightl

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Pokémon Quest reaches 7.5 million downloads after launching on Android and iOS | GamesBeat

The Pokémon Company International announced today that its free-to-play game Pokémon Quest has reached 7.5 million downloads on the Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android.

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Dozens Of Abandoned Animals Saved By Pokemon Go Players - Trendzified

While the Pokémon Go game continues to surge in popularity, some real-life animals are reaping the benefits. I absolutely love this story!

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Man killed while playing 'Pokemon Go' in park near San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf

A 20-year-old man was shot and killed while playing ‘Pokemon Go’ near San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf, a popular tourist destination along the waterfront, authorities said Sunday.

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How Pokémon GO Is Helping With My Autism and Depression | I'm Not a Robot

So I've been playing a lot of Pokémon GO lately. Along with almost everybody else. I'm thinking this game is a unifying cultural phenomenon second only to

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Important Study: L.A. Has More Rare Pokemon Than Any Other U.S. City: LAist

A travel site claims to have narrowed down the top six cities with the rarest catches for Pokemon Go.

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Couple accused of leaving toddler to play 'Pokemon Go'

An Arizona couple have been accused of leaving their 2-year-old son alone for up to 90 minutes to go play the "Pokemon Go" smartphone game, in a case that a local sheriff called "beyond comprehension."

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Airline warns against playing Pokemon Go in an airport

Military bases, hospitals and subway operators have joined in the chorus warning players of Pokemon Go to be careful when walking around, eyes locked onto their smartphones in search of those virtual creatures.

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'Pokemon Go' creators are working on a way to let real-world locations opt out as Pokestops

The creators of “Pokemon Go” say they're working to remove real-world locations that don't wish to be included in the mobile gaming sensation.

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How to play 'Pokémon Go' if you live in the suburbs

When it comes to 'Pokémon Go,' not all locations are create equal.

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I Have Finally Figured Out 'Nearby' Tracking In 'Pokémon GO' - Forbes

Tracking nearby Pokémon is one of the most difficult and confusing aspects of Pokémon GO, but there is actual logic to the system, and it can work for you if you follow just a few relatively simple steps.

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'Pokémon Go' is making some Japanese priests nervous, but this rap song might help

As Pokemon Go hits Japan, parents worry about child safety, Shinto priests worry about playing in temples.

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New Yorker becomes first to catch all U.S. Pokemon

Brooklyn-based Nick Johnson said he’s worked about 50 hours per week for two weeks since the game came out to catch the 142 Pokemon. He’s also lost eight pounds.

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Man casually strolls on Union Station tracks in 'incredibly dangerous' Pokemon Go stunt

An online video trying to flag the potential perils of Pokemon Go is drawing the ire of the Toronto Transit Commission for its shot featuring a young man walking alongside the tracks at Union Station.

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It's Officially Cool to Be Completely Apathetic About Pokémon Go

The life cycle of a trend usually goes something like this: manic obsession, backlash, backlash to the backlash, slow death. With the Pokémon Go craze, it seems that the “manic obsession” phase has just about run its course, which is lovely because t

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Breaking: It’s Now Officially Cool to Hate Pokémon Go | WIRED

As the tide of public opinion turns on Pokemon Go , people call for nerds to get off their lawns. Literally.

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'You may NOT access our jail': Police and fire official air grievances over 'Pokemon Go'

“Pokemon Go” players will go anywhere to catch a virtual fictional character, even if it’s a trip to jail.

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'Pokémon GO': How Nintendo Beat Sony And Microsoft By Using Trends - Forbes

With 'Pokémon GO' Nintendo is cleaning up with a mobile and social game. The market is vastly larger and more profitable than console competition with Sony and Microsoft.

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Holocaust Museum to visitors: Please stop catching Pokemon here

“Playing the game is not appropriate in the museum, which is a memorial to the victims of Nazism.”

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'Pokémon Go' is actually bringing families together

Family bonding time has become an unexpected and welcome side effect of 'Pokémon Go'.