Pokemon GO

Shiny Pokemon GO 2019 infographics and who is next!

Shiny Pokemon GO 2019 infographics and who is next!

Today we're taking a look at all the Pokemon released with Shiny Pokemon alternatives in 2019 and what we'll likely see in 2020. This list includes some analysis of the entire last year, thanks to some intrepid user action on the part of The Silph Road user Castaform. We've also got some theories about what 2020 will bring each month - it's going to get wild!

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Pokemon GO code future features and the Rarest Shiny Pokemon potential

Pokemon GO code future features and the Rarest Shiny Pokemon potential

A new bit of Pokemon GO code appeared in the latest version of the game's app file that allows us to see the near-future of the game, here and now. Thanks to the efforts of the folks that call themselves Pokeminers, we've got a peek at the first big 2020 update for Pokemon GO in APK version 0.165.0 for Android devices. This update brought on a 102.55 MB file - that's a whole 289 KB larger than its predecessor - considerably sizable!

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Pokemon GO maps, scanners, trackers, PokeVision alternatives still active today

Pokemon GO maps, scanners, trackers, PokeVision alternatives still active today

The best way to find new Pokemon in Pokemon GO is to head out and walk - BUT - assuming you live in the proverbial Arctic Tundra here in the winter of 2020, you might be seeking alternatives. You want to keep playing Pokemon GO, you want to keep finding new Pokemon, and you want to keep up with your local teams of Pokemon trainers picking up the latest and the greatest top-tier monsters that only appear rarely. For that, you might want to take a peek at a few Pokemon GO maps, scanners, and/or trackers.

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Pokemon GO Gen 5 update: Unova new way to trade?

Pokemon GO Gen 5 update: Unova new way to trade?

Today we're looking at a number of Gen 5 Pokemon added to Pokemon GO from the Unova region. The Pokemon GO update schedule suggests that we'll be able to find a set of Pokemon in the wild and in Pokemon eggs starting this week. They include Pokemon from the Unova region, originally from the games Pokemon Black and Pokemon White.

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Pokemon GO 5G aims to bring Pokemon to “the real world”

Pokemon GO 5G aims to bring Pokemon to “the real world”

Niantic is working to leverage the oncoming new world of 5G connectivity to allow Pokemon GO to become the primary Pokemon game. The Pokemon Company and Niantic have a sort of interesting relationship at the moment, what with Niantic creating the Pokemon GO game separate from the standard development of each new generation of Pokemon. But as 5G begins to cover the world with high-speed streams of connectivity, and Niantic's future vision for gameplay with Pokemon GO begins to bloom, The Pokemon Company may have to - sorta - re-negotiate their position.

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Pokemon Home release date (and a cloud refresher)

Pokemon Home release date (and a cloud refresher)

Today the folks at The Pokemon Company released a bunch of new info on multiple Pokemon games as well as the cloud-based Pokemon storage and trading system called Pokemon Home. This was all included in a single video stream, and Pokemon HOME was blink-and-you'll-miss-it quick, but it was there! Now's the time we get pumped up about the biggest missing component of Pokemon Sword and Shield, next month!

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10 misfit Pokemon cut before game release

10 misfit Pokemon cut before game release

Since Satoshi Tajiri created Pokemon in 1995, a surprising number of Pokemon concepts were developed, then cut before official release. For one reason or another, Pokemon of many sorts have made their way into a sort of alternate universe, an Island of Misfit Toys, if you will. Today we're taking a look at 10 of these "failed" Pokemon.

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Shiny Heatran Pokemon GO counters, best CP, and seeking tips

Shiny Heatran Pokemon GO counters, best CP, and seeking tips

Shiny Heatran is live in Pokemon GO and we've got the into you need to find the best ways to counter this fire stomper. The 100% IV Catch CP for this monster is between 2573 and 2681 (with weather boosts) and between 2058 and 2145 (without boosts), and it's got weaknesses to Fighting, Water, and Ground (X2!) If you're rolling against Heatran, you're going to be seeing one of the most awesome-looking Fire and Steel Types in the game - The Lava Dome Pokemon!

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Shiny Pokemon GO Adventure Sync Hatchathon: Stardust, Candy, Bonuses

Shiny Pokemon GO Adventure Sync Hatchathon: Stardust, Candy, Bonuses

This week the party hat Pokemon madness is rolling with Pokemon GO and the newest event, Adventure Sync Hatchathon. In the Hatchathon guide we're working with today, we'll look at the various Pokemon that'll appear with Party Hats for 2020. We'll also look at the candy bonuses, stardust bonuses, and other oddities we'll get as reward for doing tasks in this two-week adventure.

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Pokemon GO this week: All the bonuses and Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO this week: All the bonuses and Shiny Pokemon

Christmas is over and it's time to roll back into Pokemon GO with a vengeance! New versions of Pokemon and Shiny Pokemon and a new wave of Pokemon right on the cuff of a new generation! New Pokemon that've launched this week include the snot-nosed Cubchoo, the evolution of said bear Beartic, and the snowflake by the name of Cryogonal. Then there's a Shiny or two, plus a new Pikachu!

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Shiny Pokemon GO holiday update live: Prep for Eevee!

Shiny Pokemon GO holiday update live: Prep for Eevee!

It's time for the holiday event in Pokemon GO, the winter holiday, the second-most excellent time of the year! The first-most excellent time of the year in Pokemon GO is, of course, Halloween - but we're at the second once again, and that's OK, so long as we've got cookies! This event will bring lots of wintery fun, starting today, with a bunch of fancy new hats and sweaters!

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Pokemon Go Buddy Adventure: Excited for Poffin berry alternative tricks!

Pokemon Go Buddy Adventure: Excited for Poffin berry alternative tricks!

This week we see the beginning of "Buddy Adventure" in Pokemon GO. This is an expansion of the Buddy System that's existed in Pokemon GO for several seasons, for good or ill. Good because it's fun - you'll be able to see your Pokemon follow you on your map, aid you in battle, and be fed and played with in Augmented Reality mode (AR+). The only bad part is that this makes the game FAR MORE addicting that it already was.

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