List of Shiny Pokemon in Pokémon GO and where to find them

Shiny Pokemon are one of the most coveted (and most controversial) topics in Pokémon GO. Niantic is now seemingly releasing one new shiny variant of a Pokémon (or family) at the a one specie per event rate. This article lists all Shiny Pokémon currently available in Pokémon GO and how to obtain them. You cannot […]

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Medals

Medals are achievements you earn when you accomplish a milestone in the game. Each medal corresponds to a certain achievement you’ve accomplished, like reaching a certain amount of distance you’ve walked, number of eggs you’ve hatched, number of Pokémon you’ve caught, and many others. You can see your medals when you select your Trainer in […]

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PokéCoins

PokéCoins (or simply coins) are Pokémon GO in-game currency used to buy items in the in-game Shop. You can get them by buying them in the in-game Shop using real-world currency or collecting them when you’ve defended your Team’s gym. Cost of PokéCoins Amount USD EUR GBP CAD AUD 100 $0.99 €0.99 £0.79 $0.99 $0.99 550 […]

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Type Effectiveness

In Pokémon games, type effectiveness influences the damage of your Pokémon’s move, depending on the type of the attacking move, and the type(s) of the opposing Pokémon. Type effectiveness in Pokémon GO corresponds to a specific modifier, which can have a positive or negative impact to the overall damage of the move. It is similar […]

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Niantic announces official support for a local, player organised, charity event in Argentina

Trainers, you might remember a special event from November 2016. A hint? Lapras! Niantic had announced that they would host an event in support of the Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima Prefectures, regions which had been impacted by the 2011 tsunami. Niantic had greatly increased Lapras spawns (which was then very difficult to obtain). This incredible […]

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Lunar New Year event announced: 3x Stardust on select Pokémon, shiny Poochyena

Trainers, a new Stardust mini event is live to celebrate the Lunar New Year, featuring select Pokémon that award extra Stardust on catch. We can also confirm that shiny Poochyena is available it the wild. The event lasts from February 15 to February 17 1:00 PM PST. Featured Pokémon: The Stardust bonus is 3x – […]

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The logistics behind Niantic’s inability to deal with cheaters and how bots can fix it

If you are like us, you’ve probably often wondered GPS spoofing and location mocking still exists in Pokémon GO. It’s 2018 after all — Niantic has surely had ample time develop a solution, test it and to ban everyone caught cheating? In this article, we want to share a different perspective on the issue of […]

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