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A Pokémon GO Strategy for All Seasons

Recently, Pokémon GO introduced a dynamic weather system that affects how Trainers interact with Pokémon based on real-world weather conditions. More than a neat visual effect or simple gimmick, this meteorological modification changes the way that you should approach the game whether (heh) you're catching Pokémon or going up against a powerful Raid Boss in a battle. Let's take a deeper look at these updated mechanics to make sure you're getting the most out of your Pokémon GO experience.

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Pokemon news (Japan) - Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon distribution, GO codes

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon - Shiny Poipole

- Shiny Poipole will immediately know Dragon Pulse allowing for quick evolution into Naganadel
- available at the following stores starting March 2nd: Aeon, Aeon Style, Ito Yokado, Edion, Geo, 7-11, Tsutaya, Toys R Us, Nojima, BIC Camera, Kozima, Soft Map, Futaba Book, Heiwado, Yamada Denki, Yodobashi Camera, Wondergoo, Amazon, Rakuten and Pokémon Centers

Pokémon GO codes

- special codes for Pokémon GO Community day looming
- distributed by SoftBank via their shops in the Nagasaki, Oita and Miyazaki Prefectures
- codes given to the first 10,000 people to answer questionnaires
- code can be redeemed on Android to obtain 60 Poké Balls, 2 Lucky Eggs, 2 Max Revives and 1 Lure Module
- runs from tomorrow until the 24th

Pokemon GO - Catch a Poochyena, Growlithe, Snubbull, Eevee, or Electrike to get bonus Stardust


Millions of people are still playing Pokemon GO, and I have no doubt plenty of you are as well. I'd love to hear how often you pop into the game. Is it still an every day affair, or have you dropped off to a couple times a week, or even less?

Pokemon GO - Team Rocket and Rainbow Rocket clothing available

Looks liek you'll have to shell out 950 coins to get the whole outfit, but it's a pretty fancy looking one! You know, if you dig being part of the bad guys!

Thanks to Andreslop24 for the heads up!

Honor the New Year with a Safari Zone event at the Chiayi Lantern Festival

For thousands of years, the Lantern Festival has symbolized good luck and fortune. See beautiful lights and honor the New Year with Pokémon GO during a special Safari Zone event at the Chiayi Lantern Festival in Taiwan, hosted by the Chiayi County government from February 26 to March 3.

Dratini, Mr. Mime, Growlithe and many other Pokémon will be appearing at the Pokémon GO Safari Zone event among the lanterns during the daytime, starting at 7:00 AM. At 5:00 PM, as the lanterns begin to glow, Trainers will see Chinchou and Lanturn in the wild! There will also be Pokémon to discover around Puzi City and the rest of Chiayi County, so make sure you walk around and enjoy all that Chiayi has to offer. And of course, don’t miss the beauty of the lanterns, which will bring good health, wealth and love in the New Year.

We also want to extend our thoughts and condolences to those affected by the nearby earthquake. We hope those lanterns will bring the people of Taiwan comfort, and we sincerely wish you healing and a strong recovery.

Pokemon GO - version 0.91.2 Android/1.61.2 iOS rolling out



Niantic just recently released Pokemon GO version 0.91.1 for Android and 1.61.1 for iOS, and now they're following up with version 0.91.2 Android/1.61.2 iOS. Looks like this update will tweak a few things and fix some bugs from the last update.

Pokemon GO - Luvdisc event for Valentine's Day


Looks like Luvdisc is in the air for Valentine's Day...at least in Pokemon GO, that is. You only have until Feb. 15th to take advantage of this offer, so get out there and see what you can find!

Pokemon GO glitch lets you catch Pokemon quicker

For the time being, there's a glitch in Pokemon GO that really speeds up the catching process, as you can see in the video above. It involves holding the Poke Ball menu with one hand and catching the Pokemon with the other. We're sure this is going to be fixed by Niantic soon, so take advantage of it while you can!

Pokemon GO - Plusle and Minun spawning together


Well here's a bit of a change. Plusle and Minun are now spawning together in Pokemon GO. Prior to this, they were found separately, and in different regions. Take advantage of the pairing-up while you can!

Pokémon GO Fun and Festivities at Unibail-Rodamco Shopping Centers in February

Trainers in Europe will get an extra treat throughout February thanks to Unibail-Rodamco! Until February 26, all 58 Unibail-Rodamco Pokémon GO shopping center locations across Europe will activate Lure Modules at the PokéStops in their shopping centers from 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. local time.

On top of that, the following shopping centers will host special accommodations for Trainers searching for Dratini during Community Day on February 24:

Mall of Scandinavia (Stockholm, Sweden)
Fisketorvet (Copenhagen, Denmark)
CentrO (Oberhausen, Germany)
Les 4 Temps (Paris, France)
Confluence (Lyon, France)
La Maquinista (Barcelona, Spain)
Höfe am Brühl (Leipzig, Germany)
Wroclavia (Wroclaw, Poland)
Centrum Černý Most (Prague, Czech Republic)

These shopping centers will continue to activate Lure Modules along with exclusive Team Lounges and special giveaways for Trainers. Visit your local shopping center’s Facebook page for more information and share your adventures with us using #PokemonGOCommunityDay on your preferred social channels. Stay safe, and happy exploring!