Pokemon Go

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Sylveon arrives in Pokemon Go today

By Alex Donaldson 25 May 2021 12:34 GMT One of the most highly anticipated additions to the Pokemon Go Pokedex has finally arrived.Watch on YouTubePokemon Go trainers have something to be incredibly excited about today: Sylveon, the much anticipated Eevee Evolution, is finally available in the game. Sylveon is a fairy-type Pokemon first introduced in the sixth generation of traditional Pokemon games – and it’s a critter that particularly matters to a lot of players because it’s the eighth (and final) evolution of beloved first-generation Pokemon Eevee.Because Eevee is such an iconic Pokemon – in many ways second only to…

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Pokemon Go will celebrate New Pokemon Snap’s release with special event

By Stephany Nunneley 15 April 2021 19:32 GMT Pokemon Go will celebrate the release of New Pokemon Snap with a special event.The New Pokemon Snap Celebration in Pokemon Go will commemorate the April 30 release of the game for Nintendo Switch.In New Pokemon Snap, you’ll travel to islands to photograph Pokemon in their native habitats. In the Lental region, wild Pokemon thrive on the various islands where environments can differ greatly, and there are over 200 Pokemon living in the area.Watch on YouTubeTo celebrate the game’s release, you can enjoy an event in Pokemon Go inspired by this method of researching…

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Pokemon Go Egg Chart for April 2021: 2km, 5km, 7km, 10km and 12km strange eggs hatch list

One of the most reliable ways to get your hands on new Pokemon in Pokemon Go is through egg hatching. But what Pokemon can you expect from each type of eggs? In Pokemon Go, Pokemon Eggs are rewarded randomly to the player through visiting Pokestops throughout the world or being given gifts by your friends. Hatching eggs is a great way to farm candy and actually has a good chance of providing better Pokemon with better stats than you might find out in the wild. Some of the rarer, best Pokemon in Pokemon Go are most easily obtained through hatching…

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Pokemon Go Field Research quests | April 2021 missions and rewards list

If you want to be the very best, you’ll need to stay on top of the Pokemon Go Field Research missions – constantly changing quests and activities that players can pick up and complete for bonuses and rewards. Here’s all the current missions for February 2021.When we talk about research in Pokemon Go, there are two types to understand. Field Research tasks are quests picked up at random, with quests and rewards changing depending on the month, season, and current events. Completing these can lead to Research Breakthroughs which provide further unique rewards that also change over time. Special Research,…

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Pokemon Go Ditto disguises list 2021: how to catch a Ditto & understanding Ditto spawns

One of the most elusive Pokemon remains the shape shifting critter Ditto – and in Pokemon Go, that can lead to some significant frustration.Ditto is an absolutely key Pokemon in Pokemon Go, and that’s despite it not being the sort of Pokemon that could ever rank on the best Pokemon Tier lists – and its unpredictable nature means it isn’t even really very useful for battle. It also can’t be obtained in the usual methods – it can’t be hatched from eggs, and is rarely a field research quest reward. It’s a pain. Despite this, Ditto is a Pokemon that…

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Pokemon Go dev Niantic teasing AR glasses

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 30 March 2021 13:04 GMT The company could be getting into the hardware game.It sure looks like Pokemon Go maker Niantic is working on some augmented reality glasses.That’s going by a post on Twitter from the company’s CEO and founder John Hanke, in which the exec said that it was “exciting to see the progress we’re making to enable new kinds of devices that leverage our platform.” That’s accompanied by a rather cropped picture of a pair of glasses boasting the Niantic logo.Niantic has so far produced a number of mobile AR games, such as Pokemon…

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Snivy is the featured Pokemon for April’s Pokemon Go Community Day

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 23 March 2021 19:45 GMT The featured creature for this April’s Pokemon Go Community Day will be Snivy, the Grass Snake Pokemon.Pokemon Go Community Day will be held on April 11 from 11am to 5pm local time.During this time, Snivy will be appearing more frequently in the wild. If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one.Evolve Servine (the Evolution of Snivy) during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Serperior that knows the attack Frenzy Plant. You should also take a few snapshots during Community Day hours for a surprise.Niantic will…

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Pokemon Go maker is working with Nintendo on a Pikmin AR game

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 23 March 2021 11:49 GMT Niantic’s next game with Nintendo is currently in the works.Niantic, the developer behind the widely successful phenomenon Pokemon Go, is teaming up with Nintendo to turn one of its other brands into an AR game. That being Pikmin.The studio announced the partnership on Monday, confirming that a Pikmin-based app would be the first to be produced. Similar to Pokemon Go, the Pikmin app will be based on Niantic’s mobile AR tech.Gameplay will revolve around “activities to encourage walking and make walking more delightful,” which sounds like a different take on Pokemon…

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Pokemon Go Wurmple Evolution: how to evolve Wurmple into Silcoon, Cascoon, Beautifly and Dustox

In the world of Pokemon, the vast majority of creatures evolve in the same way. This varies from game to game, but in Pokemon Go this usually means feeding a certain amount of candy. A handful of Pokemon are different, however – and such is the case for Wurmple.Wurmple isn’t the most exciting of Pokemon – it’s a lowly bug-type Pokemon added in the third generation, a little spiky grub that eventually enters a cocoon form and then becomes something else entirely. However, Wurmple is fairly unique in that you never quite know what you’re going to get when you…

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Pokemon Go testing feature that lets you see which Pokemon could be hatching from your eggs

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 12 March 2021 17:17 GMT A new feature is being tested in Pokemon Go.Niantic is testing a new feature that will allow you to see which Pokemon could hatch from your eggs in Pokemon Go.This is currently being tested with a limited number of Trainers, and those testing the feature will be able to tap an egg to see a list of possible Pokemon and their rarity level. But, you will not be able to see whether the possible Pokemon is Shiny or not.The game’s incubator system has you acquiring eggs from gameplay and in order…

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Pokemon Go Battle League Season 7 dates, ranks, cups, rules, rewards, and more

The Pokemon Go Battle League continues on in its new format – with Season 7 of the battle league set to bring players a new chance to rank up and a new suite of Go Battle League Rewards. In late 2020, the Pokemon Go Battle League took on a different format as part of the GO Beyond update – and that format is now continuing with the seventh season, which will debut on March 1st 2021. Go Battle League seasons are now closely tied to Pokemon Go’s other themed events – so Season 7 will conclude alongside the Season of…

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Pokemon Go’s March Community Day turns the spotlight on Fletchling

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 16 February 2021 20:47 GMT March’s Pokemon Go Community Day will feature Fletchling.Fletchling will be the featured Pokemon for March Community Day in Pokemon Go, scheduled for Saturday, March 16.Things will kick off at 11am and end at 5pm local time. During this time, Fletchling will be appearing more frequently in the wild. If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one. If you evolve the Pokemon to Fletchinder during the event or up to two hours afterward, you will get a Talonflame that knows Incinerate.You will also receive a surprise if you take a few…

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Pokemon Go maker Niantic launches initiative to help Black game developers

Studios accepted into the program will receive five months of assistance. The developer of mobile title Pokemon Go, Niantic, is rolling out a scheme to support Black game developers.The Black Developers Initiative is a brand new effort by the studio, with the promise of people who are selected receiving five months of funding, mentorship and development support from Niantic’s “leaders” with the aim of completing a playable prototype of their game. The first team to be welcomed into the Black Developers Initiative is Wicked Saints, with its project World Reborn.The studio is looking to work with similar titles to its…

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Pokemon Go’s annual Valentine’s Day event debuts Munna and Musharna

The annual Valentine’s Day event returns next week.Pokemon Go players can participate in the annual Valentine’s Day event starting on Sunday, February 14.The event kicks off at 1pm local time and ends on February 18 at 8pm local time.During this time, Munna and Musharna will be making their debut in the game. Munna will be appearing in the wild, and you can use the Unova Stone to evolve it into Musharna.Appearing more often in the wild will be both male and female versions of  Nidoran, and Plusle, Minun, Volbeat, Illumise, Luvdisc,  and more are expected.  If you’re lucky, you might…

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Pokemon Go Field Research quests: January missions and rewards list

If you want to be the very best, you’ll need to stay on top of the Pokemon Go Research Quests – constantly changing missions and activities that players can pick up and complete for bonuses and rewards. Here’s all the current missions for February 2021.Pokemon Go’s research quests are split into two categories: Field Research tasks and Research Breakthroughs.Field Research tasks (or quests if you prefer) are picked up from Pokestops and are essentially random, though quests and rewards change from month to month. Completing these can lead to Research Breakthroughs which provide further unique rewards that also rotate over…