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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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Pokemon GO Pancham to Pangoro time is Tuesday

Pokemon GO Pancham to Pangoro time is Tuesday

If you have a Pancham right now in Pokemon GO, chances are you're having a rough time catching Dark Type Pokemon. If you have a Pancham and keep Pancham as your Buddy Pokemon while you catch 32 Dark Type Pokemon, you'll be able to evolve Pancham to Pangoro. But how are you supposed to reliably find 32 Dark Type Pokemon?

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Pokemon GO Eevee evolution names and tricks: Updated for Sylveon!

Pokemon GO Eevee evolution names and tricks: Updated for Sylveon!

The latest version of Pokemon GO with an update from Niantic showed how Sylveon will finally appear as an evolution of Eevee. This is the latest of 8 possible evolutions of Eevee, including Flareon, Jolten, Vaporeon, Umbreon, Espeon, Glaceon, and Leafeon - and now Sylveon. One path to evolution requires that you name the Pokemon a special name - the other requires that you keep an Eevee as a buddy!

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Pokemon GO Sylveon release date and instructions

Pokemon GO Sylveon release date and instructions

The biggest Eevee event ever appearing in Pokemon GO will appear on May 18. This is the Luminous Legends Y event, Part 1 and 2. This event will deliver the first-ever appearance of Yveltal in Pokemon GO in five-star raids, as well as the first appearance of the long-awaited Eevee evolution Sylveon!

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Niantic Lightship private beta aims to power next Pokemon GO

Niantic Lightship private beta aims to power next Pokemon GO

Niantic announced a new name and a new aim for their augmented reality platform this week. The Niantic Real World Platform is now called Niantic Lightship. This platform will be offered on a broader level with a Niantic Lightship Augmented Reality Developer Kit, AKA "ARDK". This new kit will be delivered in a Private Beta at first - if you're a creator of games, now's the time to act.

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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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