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Jan 19

Pokémon GO - Mega Ampharos is coming! Incense Day featuring Mareep!

Posted by Sunain | January 19th 2021 at 07:44 PM EST
Tags: Pokémon GO, Niantic
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Niantic has announced that Mega Ampharos will be coming to Mega Raids beginning on Tuesday, January 19th, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time and on Sunday, January 24th, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time, you’ll be able to enjoy an Incense Day event featuring Electric-type Pokémon, Dragon-type Pokémon, and more!

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Mega Ampharos is coming! Plus, get ready for an Incense Day featuring Mareep!

Trainers, We’re excited to announce that Mega Ampharos will be coming to Mega Raids beginning on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time! Plus, on Sunday, January 24, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time, you’ll be able to enjoy an Incense Day event featuring Electric-type Pokémon, Dragon-type Pokémon, and more!

During this event, Incense will attract more Mareep, and you could even encounter a Shiny Mareep if you’re lucky! Evolve Flaaffy (the evolved form of Mareep) during the event to get an Ampharos that knows the previously Community Day–exclusive attack Dragon Pulse! An event-exclusive 1 PokéCoin bundle featuring three Incense will also be available to pick up in the shop.

In addition to Mareep, different Pokémon will be attracted to Incense at different times. During times that feature Electric-type Pokémon, you might encounter Pikachu, Magnemite, Voltorb, Chinchou, Mareep, Plusle, and Minun. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Stunfisk! During Dragon-type hours, Dragon-type Pokémon and Pokémon that evolve into Dragon-type Pokémon will be attracted to Incense, including Horsea, Dratini, Mareep, Trapinch, Vibrava, and Swablu. If you’re lucky, you could encounter a Bagon!

  • From 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.: Electric-type Pokémon
  • From 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Dragon-type Pokémon and Pokémon that evolve into Dragon-type Pokémon
  • From 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Electric-type Pokémon
  • From 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.: Dragon-type Pokémon and Pokémon that evolve into Dragon-type Pokémon
Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change.

Source: https://pokemongolive.com/post/incenseday-electric-dragon-mareep/?hl=en

Article edited on 2021-01-19 07:45:20 by Sunain
Jan 19

Pokémon GO - Countdown to Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto - Celebrate the Johto Region

Posted by Sunain | January 19th 2021 at 07:41 PM EST
Tags: Pokémon GO, Niantic
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Niantic has announced that the Johto region will be featured in the countdown celebration from Tuesday, January 26th, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, January 31st, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time in Pokémon GO.

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Countdown to Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto—celebrate the Johto region with us!

Trainers, Today we’re excited to announce that Johto will be the next region featured in our countdown celebration! Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto is right around the corner!

Date + Time
Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, January 31, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Features
  • Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Mareep, Hoppip, Aipom, Sunkern, Yanma, Murkrow, Gligar, Snubbull, Slugma, Miltank, and more will be appearing more frequently in the wild. If you’re extremely lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Miltank!
  • The following Pokémon will be hatching from 5 km Eggs: Pichu, Cleffa, Igglybuff, Wooper, Tyrogue, Smoochum, and Larvitar.
  • Enjoy event-exclusive Field Research tasks that reward Stardust and lead to encounters with Pokémon such as Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Chinchou, Mareep, Sudowoodo, and Miltank.
  • The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.
  • Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Mareep, Marill, and Larvitar will be appearing in one-star raids.
  • Togetic, Espeon, Umbreon, Skarmory, and Miltank will be appearing in three-star raids.
  • Complete the Johto-themed Collection Challenge during the event by collecting Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Sudowoodo, Sunkern, Murkrow, Smeargle, Miltank, and Larvitar to receive 15 Poké Balls, 10 Ultra Balls, and an Incense. Head on over to the Today View to track your progress!
  • Get Pokémon that know exclusive attacks from 2018 Community Day events! If you evolve the following Pokémon during the event, their Evolution will know an exclusive attack.
  • Evolve Bayleef (the evolved form of Chikorita) to get a Meganium that knows Frenzy Plant.
  • Evolve Quilava (the evolved form of Cyndaquil) to get a Typhlosion that knows Blast Burn.
  • Evolve Flaaffy (the evolved form of Mareep) to get an Ampharos that knows Dragon Pulse.
  • Evolve Pupitar (the evolved form of Larvitar) to get a Tyranitar that knows Smack Down.
In addition, Entei, Raikou, and Suicune will be appearing in five-star raids at different times during and after the Johto Celebration event!

  • Entei will be appearing in five-star raids from Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, January 31, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
  • Raikou will be appearing in five-star raids from Sunday, January 31, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
  • Suicune will be appearing in five-star raids from Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
Up next: Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto! Tickets are now available in the shop. Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change.

Source: https://pokemongolive.com/post/johto-celebration-event-2021/?hl=en
Jan 13

Pokémon GO - Countdown to Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto - Celebrate the Hoenn Region

Posted by Sunain | January 13th 2021 at 04:49 PM EST
Tags: Pokémon GO, Niantic
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Niantic has announced that from Tuesday, January 19th, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, January 24th, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time, players of Pokémon GO will encounter Pokémon from the Hoenn region more frequently.

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Countdown to Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto—celebrate the Hoenn region with us!

Trainers, We’re excited to announce that Hoenn will be the next region featured in our countdown celebration leading up to Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto!

Date + Time
Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, January 24, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Features
  • Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Taillow, Loudred, Nosepass, Aron, Meditite, Roselia, Carvanha, Numel, Baltoy, and more will be appearing more frequently in the wild. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Aron!
  • The following Pokémon will be hatching from 5 km Eggs: Skitty, Aron, Corphish, Lileep, Anorith, Bagon, and Beldum.
  • Enjoy event-exclusive Field Research tasks that reward Stardust and lead to encounters with Pokémon such as Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Aron, Plusle, Minun, and Wailmer.
  • The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.
  • Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Ralts, Aron, and Bagon will be appearing in one-star raids.
  • Breloom, Mawile, Grumpig, Spinda, and Absol will be appearing in three-star raids.
  • Kyogre and Groudon will be appearing in five-star raids.
  • Complete the Hoenn-themed Collection Challenge during the event by collecting Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Nincada, Nosepass, Aron, Plusle, Minun, and Bagon to receive three Silver Pinap Berries, XP, and an Incense. Head on over to the Today View to track your progress!
  • Evolve Metang (the evolved form of Beldum) during the event to get a Metagross that knows the previously Community Day–exclusive attack Meteor Mash!
  • Event-exclusive Timed Research will be available! Complete the Hoenn-themed Timed Research tasks to earn the following rewards.
  • Catch two Kyogre to earn 10 Kyogre Candies.
  • Catch two Groudon to earn 10 Groudon Candies.
  • Catch 30 Pokémon to earn 30 Poké Balls.
  • Complete all the Timed Research tasks to encounter a Rayquaza that knows the exclusive Charged Attack Hurricane, as well as earn 3,000 XP and a Silver Pinap Berry. If you’re extremely lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Rayquaza!
  • A free bundle featuring three Remote Raid Passes to help you challenge Kyogre and Groudon will be available in the in-game shop from Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. to Monday, January 25, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8).
Up next: Johto! An event celebrating the Johto region will be happening from Tuesday, January 26, 2021, to Sunday, January 31, 2021. Stay tuned for more details as we get closer to the date!

Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change.

Source: https://pokemongolive.com/post/hoenn-celebration-event-2021/?hl=en
Jan 13

Pokémon GO - February 2021 Community Day - Roselia

Posted by Sunain | January 13th 2021 at 01:14 PM EST
Tags: Pokémon GO, Niantic, Pokémon GO Community Day
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Niantic have announced the details for the Pokémon GO February 2021 Community Day which will feature Roselia. The original press release news article on Niantic's site had a Community Note about users feedback when it comes to which Pokémon appear during Community Day's but the note was quickly taken down off the site moments after its posting.

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Roselia is the featured February Community Day Pokémon!

Trainers, Did you know that a Roselia’s flowers smell more pleasant the healthier it is? The scent is said to deeply relax people. This February’s Community Day is sure to be relaxing, then—because Roselia will be the featured Pokémon!

Date + Time
Sunday, February 7, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time

Features
  • Roselia will be appearing more frequently in the wild. If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!
  • Evolve Roselia during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Roserade that knows both the Charged Attack Weather Ball (Fire-type ) and the Fast Attack Bullet Seed.
  • Take a few snapshots during Community Day for a surprise!
  • Event-exclusive Timed Research will be available! By completing these Timed Research tasks, you’ll be able to earn Sinnoh Stones.
  • There’ll be a special one-time-purchase Roselia Community Day Box available for 1,280 PokéCoins, featuring an Elite Fast TM, four Incense, four Super Incubators, and 30 Ultra Balls.
  • For US$1 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access the Roselia Community Day–exclusive Special Research story, Stop and Smell the Roselia. Remember, Trainers—if you purchase a ticket for the Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto event by Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. PST (GMT −8), you’ll get this Special Research story for free!
  • Budew will be hatching from 2 km Eggs.
Stay tuned for when tickets for the Stop and Smell the Roselia Special Research story go live! Tickets are nonrefundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service). Please note that this Special Research will not include an in-game medal.

Bonuses
  • 1/4 Hatch Distance when Eggs are placed into an Incubator during the event period
  • Incense activated during the event will last for three hours
Community Note:
Trainers, we have heard your feedback when it comes to which Pokémon appear during Community Day. Stay tuned for announcements about which Pokémon you can expect to be featured during upcoming Community Days.

Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change.

Source: https://pokemongolive.com/post/communityday-feb21/

Article edited on 2021-01-13 01:39:41 by Sunain
Jan 12

Pokémon GO - The North Face x Gucci Collection Serial Code

Posted by Sunain | January 12th 2021 at 09:12 AM EST
Tags: Pokémon GO, Niantic
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Due to the COVID-19 situation worldwide, Niantic has announced that The North Face x Gucci Collection avatar items in Pokémon GO that were only available at PokéStops located Gucci Pins and Stores will now be obtainable through a code.

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NOTE: This news article is being reported for historical reference only as it is quite apparent that it is a sponsored ad by Gucci to place their non-Pokémon related merchandise in a popular game like Pokémon GO for marketing purposes.

Pokémon GO - The North Face x Gucci Collection Serial Code

To continue adapting to the changing global environment, the avatar items based on The North Face x Gucci Collection are now available to all Trainers using this code: GXSD5CJ556NHG. You can redeem this code in the in-game shop or at the link below.

Sources: https://twitter.com/PokemonGoApp/status/1348776583763537920 and https://rewards.nianticlabs.com/pokemongo/signin

Article edited on 2021-01-12 09:51:11 by Sunain
Jan 07

Pokémon GO Generated $1.92 Billion in Revenue in 2020

Posted by Sunain | January 7th 2021 at 06:42 PM EST
Tags: Sales, Pokémon GO, Niantic
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SuperData, a Nielsen company, released its 2020 Year in Review for Digital Games and Interactive Media. In the report, Pokémon GO is listed as the 5th highest earning free-to-play game in 2020 with $1.92 billion in revenue.

Niantic quickly adapted to the restrictions of the COVID-19, allowing Pokémon GO to grow 39% year-over-year. Although the game ahs historically encouraged in-person gatherings and long-distance traveling, the developers, altered gameplay features to bring in-game events, Pokémon and items directly to players’ homes. The remote Global Pokémon GO Fest helped earnings reach an all-time high.

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Source: https://www.superdataresearch.com/2020-year-in-review

Article edited on 2021-01-07 06:43:58 by Sunain
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