Welcome to the Pokemon GO strategy guide! Here you'll find information on the latest event news and updates, beginner guides, all Pokedex entry in Poke GO, tips to winning raids and more!
Table of Contents
Pokemon GO - News & Updates
Research, Raid, & Community Day Topics
|Valentine's 2019 Event||[Schedule: Feb. 13 - 21]|
The Valentine's 2019 event features more pink Pokemon, hatching a Happiny, double catch candy, 6 hr lures, and more!!
|GO Snapshot Announced||[Schedule: Feb. 11]|
Take adorable photos of Pokemon in your Pokemon Storage with GO Snapshot! New feature coming soon!
|Shiny Meltan Event||[Schedule: Feb. 5 - Mar. 4]|
The Shiny form of the Mythical Pokemon Meltan is here! Open up mystery boxes to get a chance to meet and catch its shiny form.
|New Raid Boss: Palkia||[Schedule: Jan. 29 - Feb. 28]|
Get a chance to battle and capture the Legendary Water-Dragon Pokemon Palkia as the featured raid boss for February!
|Community Day - Swinub||[Schedule: Feb 17]|
Feb Community Day features Ice/Ground Type Swinub! Evolve your Piloswine with a Sinnoh Stone to get a Mamoswine with a special move & more!
|Deoxys (Attack Form) EX Raid Battle||[Schedule: Dec 20 Onwards]|
Deoxys has now changed into its Attack Form and is now available to challenge in EX Raids! Check out tips and guides to beat it!
|Research Breakthrough |
(Lugia & Ho-Oh)
|[Schedule: Jan 1 - Mar 1]|
You'll be able to catch the legendary Pokemon Lugia and Ho-Oh when you complete the weekly special Research Breakthroughs!
Pokemon GO - Featured Guides & Tips
Advanced Tips For Experienced Trainers
Pokemon GO Game Database
|Pokedex List||Pokemon Types|
|Region Exclusive Pokemon||Buddy Pokemon Distance List|
|Egg Hatch List||All Moves List|
|Legacy Moves List||All Shop Items|
|Cosmetic Item List||-|
Guides For Beginner Pokemon Trainers
What Is Pokemon GO?
AR-Based Mobile Game
Pokemon GO is an augmented-reality mobile game that was developed by Niantic for both iOS and Android devices. It was initially launched in 2016.
Catch & Collect Pokemon On Your Phone!
In Pokemon GO, players can catch & collect their favorite Pokemon on their mobile devices! Pokemon spawn in real-time and pop up in real-life locations for you to spot, hunt, then catch them!
Walk & Travel Around For Pokemon To Pop Up
For Pokemon to spawn, players need to keep walking around. At walking speed, you'll encounter wild Pokemon in the app when you travel to different locations!
Battle Other Pokemon Trainers
Pokemon Trainers can now battle other trainers! Battles are categorized according to Pokemon CP, plus you get Stardust & items when you battle other Trainers!
Pokemon GO - Gameplay & Features
Visit Real Life Landmarks / Poke Stops To Get Items
Certain landmarks in the real world will be Poke Stops in the Pokemon GO app. Interacting with these Poke Stops will give you items such as Poke Balls, Berries, Gifts, and more!
Battle In & Defend Team Gyms
Bigger real-life spots are sometimes Gyms in the Pokemon GO app. Here you can battle and drop your own Pokemon to defend the newly defeated gym!
Choose Your Team: Valor, Mystic, Instinct
In Pokemon GO, you get to choose between three teams - Valor, Mystic or Instinct. Each represent the 3 original legendary birds - Moltres, Articuno, & Zapdos.
Expand & Defend Your Team's Territory
Defeating gyms and placing your own Pokemon in it will claim the gym for your team! You can defend your gyms by keeping the Pokemon in it fed & happy with Berries!
Raid Gyms To Catch Legendary Pokemon
Time-sensitive events called raids pop up several times a day in gyms. These feature a "raid boss" - usually a featured Pokemon that you need to defeat in order to catch it!
Play Often To Get Invited To EX Raid Gyms
Players who frequently battle and raid in certain gyms can receive EX raid invites. These are exclusive raids that happen only during a certain date & time! These usually feature very powerful legendary or mythical Pokemon!Check Out Deoxys CP & IV Reference Chart
About Pokemon GO
Travel between the real world and the virtual world of Pokémon with Pokémon GO for iPhone and Android devices. With Pokémon GO, you'll discover Pokémon in a whole new world—your own! Pokémon GO gives you the chance to explore real locations and search far and wide for Pokémon. More and more Pokémon continue to appear around the globe, including rare and powerful Legendary Pokémon.
*Quoted from Pokemon Official Site