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Shiny Pokemon GO Luminous Legends X event eggs, wild spawns, and rewards

Shiny Pokemon GO Luminous Legends X event eggs, wild spawns, and rewards

As this article is set to be published, we're diving in to the latest Pokemon GO event: Luminous Legends X! This event started on May 4, 2021, and will last until May 17, 2021, at 8PM local time. As is generally the case, some of the spawns and bonuses may last just beyond the scheduled end of the event - but don't risk it! You're going to want to try your hand at the Shiny Pokemon in this event as soon as possible.

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Pokemon GO Xerneas raid counters, and how you’ll win

Pokemon GO Xerneas raid counters, and how you’ll win

This week it's time to head out and fight Shiny* Xereas in Pokemon GO, just so long as it's not Cloudy!
If you're battling Xereas as a raid boss in Pokemon GO, you'll need either 3+ players at level 30 or higher, or between 2 and 3 players who are level 40. If you have anything less... you're in for a bit of a disappointing journey.

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Shiny Pokemon GO Swablu community day: Finally MEGA

Shiny Pokemon GO Swablu community day: Finally MEGA

Today we're taking a peek at the next Pokemon GO Community Day and discuss why YOU shouldn't skip it. Normally when you see a Swablu in the wild, you... probably just skip it. This monster evolves into Altaria and is generally OK - not great. But wait! This Community Day is different from the rest - this day delivers the first MEGA-EVOLUTION of Altaria, bringing an exclusive new move: Moonblast!

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New Pokemon Snap event today in Pokemon GO: Shiny rarity ahoy!

New Pokemon Snap event today in Pokemon GO: Shiny rarity ahoy!

If you're looking for an early entry into the world of New Pokemon Snap, look to Pokemon GO. Starting today at 10AM (local time), Niantic starts the "New Pokemon Snap Celebration" for the Pokemon GO trainer universe. This event includes a new Gift Sticker (the Pokemon Snap camera) available in the in-game shop and from PokeStops, and that's just the least of it!

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Shiny Pokemon GO Luminous Legends X event revealed

Shiny Pokemon GO Luminous Legends X event revealed

There'll be an event in Pokemon GO in the very near future, courtesy of the Luminous Legends X crew. The Pokemon that'll be featured is Xerneas, and featured Pokemon in the mix include some Dragon- and Fairy-type Pokemon from the Kalos region. This includes several Pokemon that've never been available in the game Pokemon GO before!

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Pokemon GO spotlight hours features for May are here!

Pokemon GO spotlight hours features for May are here!

Today we're taking a peek at each of the four Spotlight Hour Pokemon in Pokemon GO for the month of May, 2021. This set of four is decent! This set of four isn't absolutely the worst! This set of four might actually be worth keeping an eye on, since they're all pretty cool. The fun begins on May 4, 2021, (that's a Tuesday), with Cottonee.

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One ultra-rare Shiny at the Pokemon GO Snap celebration event this week

One ultra-rare Shiny at the Pokemon GO Snap celebration event this week

This week marks the April 30 release of New Pokemon Snap and an event in Pokemon GO to celebrate said release. This event in Pokemon GO will feature Pokemon that'll also be featured in New Pokemon Snap. This means, for starters, wild spawning Pokemon like Dodrio, Aipom (shiny), Lotad (shiny), Cacnea, and Ducklett. It also means Smeargle in snapshots, and the possibility of a SHINY Smeargle, courtesy of said snapshots.

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Shiny Pokemon GO debut this week is garbage

Shiny Pokemon GO debut this week is garbage

There'll be a new set of Shiny Pokemon in the game Pokemon GO this week, courtesy of Pokemon GO Sustainability Week. This event will start on April 20th (a Tuesday) at 10AM local time. It'll last approximately 5 days, ending on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at 8PM local time.

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Shiny Smeargle in Pokemon GO Snap event: Timed rarity

Shiny Smeargle in Pokemon GO Snap event: Timed rarity

This week the folks at Niantic made ready their first Pokemon SNAP event for Pokemon GO. This event will feature the first ever appearance of the Shiny version of Smeargle, all orange with a red tail instead of slightly lighter tan with a green tail - at last! As you may have guessed, this event will feature far more snapshot-based tasks than your average event.

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Pokemon GO Routes could revitalize the game

Pokemon GO Routes could revitalize the game

When Pokemon GO was first released, it seemed like a dream. It was as if the stars had aligned, bringing together the most awesome parts of Pokemon as a real-life game and the potential for mobile gaming in-effect. With the Route system, Pokemon GO could, once again, be reborn in the potential for mobile gaming combined with satellite-based global positioning (GPS, for example,) tracking in our global community.

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Pokemon GO code leak tips game headed back to its roots

Pokemon GO code leak tips game headed back to its roots

In the world of mobile gaming, nothing is so addictive as achievements. The world of "challenges" and "rewards" and "check-ins" is inextricably tied to mobile games. In the case of one of the most successful mobile games and experiences yet produced, Pokemon GO, a new way to get rewards and achieve in challenges is about to arrive.

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Pokemon GO Sylveon Eevee evolution name and release tease

Pokemon GO Sylveon Eevee evolution name and release tease

The Eevee evolution Sylveon began to appear in Pokemon GO this month - but it's not in the game yet! The release date for Sylveon in Pokemon GO is likely imminent, though, as the Pokemon already appears in the code for the game. It's not yet activated, but this Eevee evolution will appear with a set of rules and abilities that'll make it a must for most Pokemon trainers.

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