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Mega Special Pokemon GO weekend event incoming

Mega Special Pokemon GO weekend event incoming

There's a "Special Raid Weekend" event coming to Pokemon GO this month, complete with monstrous potential for Mega Evolution. This event will feature more frequent raids of all sorts, including both five-star Raids and Mega Raids. If you're looking for the most worthy raids of the bunch, you'll be taking a crack at the likes of Timburr, Snorlax, and Registeel, each of which have the potential to appear as a Shiny Pokemon upon defeat!

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Pokemon GO update teardown shows Candy XL bonus, Bonus Candy Raid Weekend

Pokemon GO update teardown shows Candy XL bonus, Bonus Candy Raid Weekend

Today we're taking a peek at the latest update to Pokemon GO in a teardown of the latest update to the game's code. In this update, we get a peek at Gible text, the Slowpoke event, Bonus Candy Raid Weekend, and new Candy XL bonus bits. It all begins with "Just a Nibble Ticket" replacing "Cotton-Winged Bird Ticket" for Gible Day!

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Pokemon GO June Field Research and all the best rewards

Pokemon GO June Field Research and all the best rewards

In the month of June, 2021, Pokemon GO gets a whole lot of rewards for Field Research that's not particularly difficult! There's a whole lot of catching, powering up, and Buddy Pokemon action in the mix, and not a lot of "make X throws". Those are just the WORST, especially if you've never gotten the hang of being able to spin the ball and land it one way or the other.

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Pokemon GO event features Snorlax and Mega Slowbro

Pokemon GO event features Snorlax and Mega Slowbro

There's a new event coming to Pokemon GO on Tuesday, the 8th of June, 2021, with some BIG monsters. This event will feature a potentially SHINY Snorlax, a newly released Mega Slowbro, and a bunch of other odd "SLOW" Pokemon. This event is called "A Very Slow Discovery" and it's about to get wacky.

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Pokemon GO Season of Discovery starts on June 1

Pokemon GO Season of Discovery starts on June 1

The Pokemon GO Season of Discovery begins on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, and it's going to get weird. This event has hemisphere-exclusive Pokemon, an odd assortment of wild spawn Pokemon, Adventure Sync Reward eggs with odd monsters, and 5-star raids with Regirock, Regice, and Registeel.

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Pokemon GO Mega Gyarados and the weird month of June

Pokemon GO Mega Gyarados and the weird month of June

Today we're taking a peek at the month of June in the game Pokemon GO, and the star is clear: Mega Gyarados! Starting on June 1, 2021, Pokemon GO will feature just ONE Mega Raid Pokemon at a time. It's not clear at this time if this will be the way of things forever, but for the foreseeable future - just one!

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Shiny Pokemon Spotlight Hours go Psychic in June

Shiny Pokemon Spotlight Hours go Psychic in June

The Pokemon GO Spotlight Hour for Pokemon of several sorts appearing in June of 2021 are here. They include Aipom, Slowpoke, Dwebble, Abra, and Swinub. Each of these Pokemon will appear with availability of a Shiny version, which, combined with their far-more-common availability during said event, means you'll have a far greater chance of filling up your Shiny Pokedex.

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Pokemon GO Fest 2021 has a new Shiny pair and cheaper tickets

Pokemon GO Fest 2021 has a new Shiny pair and cheaper tickets

This morning Niantic revealed information about Pokemon GO Fest 2021, a celebration of the 5th anniversary of the launch of Pokemon GO! This event will feature a drastically reduced price for tickets, apparently thanks to the fact that this is, indeed, the 5th anniversary of the game. Instead of $15, tickets this year will be $5.

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Pokemon GO end-of-May Shiny and Eevee action

Pokemon GO end-of-May Shiny and Eevee action

This week we're taking a peek at the wide variety of releases and updates made to Pokemon GO, starting with Sylveon! Eevee will be able to be evolved into Sylveon starting on the 25th of May, 2021, for the first time ever! If you have an Eevee and place it as your Buddy Pokemon and attain 70 Buddy Hearts, your Eevee should show the Sylveon silhouette - and you know what that means!

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Pokemon GO code teardown hints at Volcarona

Pokemon GO code teardown hints at Volcarona

The latest APK of the game Pokemon GO revealed information about the near-future of the game, including the possibility of a launch of Larvesta and Volcarona! A teardown of the game's version 0.209.0 revealed new move effects, a fix for Rocket Radar, a Global Challenge text change, changes to image assets, Shadow Pokemon effect color changes, and changes to notifications for contacts joining the game. This update also added Pokemon Party changes and Quest Branching as a new sort of quest type.

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Pokemon GO Luminous Legends Y event: All you need is Dark

Pokemon GO Luminous Legends Y event: All you need is Dark

From now until the 31st of May, 2021, you've got some tasks to do in Pokemon GO. This is the Luminous Legends Y event we're in, and today we're looking at what's going on for event-exclusive Timed Research. It begins with part 1 of seven, with tasks that include defeating 5 Team GO Rocket Grunts, catching 5 Shadow Pokemon, and catching 5 Dark-type Pokemon.

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Shiny Pokemon GO Altaria raid counters and best attacks

Shiny Pokemon GO Altaria raid counters and best attacks

Starting on May 15, 2021, Mega Altaria appeared in Pokemon GO! This Pokemon can appear as a SHINY Pokemon on its catch screen - but you have to get there with a raid win first! To do this, you're going to want to know some details about Altaria and how it can be defeated in battle. If you're heading in to a Raid Battle with Mega Altaria, you can't do it alone!

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