[Mobile] Pokemon Go for Android and iOS NEWS

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  1. Prectorian

    Prectorian . Staff Member

    August 4, 2017
    Unusual Pokémon Sightings Predicted in Europe
    Trainers,

    We’ve heard that as early as this weekend, some Pokémon rarely seen in Europe, including Kangaskhan and Unown, may begin appearing in certain European cities. This unusual occurrence is predicted to last until August 21. Keep your eyes peeled if you’re in one of the cities listed below, because this may be a great opportunity to add some additional Pokémon to your Pokédex.

    While you’re out looking for these Pokémon, consider stopping by your local Unibail-Rodamco shopping center. In addition to being a great place to find these Pokémon, we’ve heard that Lure Modules will be activated at many PokéStops found at these locations throughout the weekends of August 12 and August 19.

    Vienna, Austria
    Prague, Czech Republic
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    Helsinki, Finland
    Dijon, France
    Lille, France
    Lyon, France
    Marseille, France
    Nice, France
    Paris, France
    Rennes, France
    Berlin, Germany
    Bochum, Germany
    Gera, Germany
    Leipzig, Germany
    Mönchengladbach, Germany
    Munich, Germany
    Oberhausen, Germany
    Recklinghausen, Germany
    Milan, Italy
    Naples, Italy
    Rome, Italy
    Oslo, Norway
    Warsaw, Poland
    Lisbon, Portugal
    Bratislava, Slovakia
    Badajoz, Spain
    Barcelona, Spain
    Cádiz, Spain
    Madrid, Spain
    Sevilla, Spain
    San Sebastián, Spain
    Valencia, Spain
    Valladolid, Spain
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Zürich, Switzerland
    Almere, The Netherlands
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Leidschendam, The Netherlands
    Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
    Belfast, United Kingdom
    Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Glasgow, United Kingdom
    London, United Kingdom
    Manchester, United Kingdom


    The Pokémon GO team
     
  2. Prectorian

    Prectorian . Staff Member

    August 14, 2017
    Mewtwo Coming to Exclusive Raid Battles Soon!

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    Trainers,

    Earlier today, Trainers battled against the Legendary Pokémon Mewtwo at the Pokémon GO Stadium event in Yokohama, Japan. Thousands of Trainers in attendance were able to successfully catch Mewtwo and add it to their Pokédexes. In the coming weeks, you, too, will have the opportunity to battle and catch Mewtwo with the new Exclusive Raid Battle feature.

    Exclusive Raid Battles are similar to existing Raid Battles, with a few notable differences. Exclusive raids will periodically appear at Gyms around the world; however, unlike existing raids, Trainers will be invited to join an Exclusive Raid Battle. To receive an invitation to participate in an Exclusive Raid Battle, Trainers must have successfully completed a raid recently, by defeating the Raid Boss, at the Gym where the Exclusive Raid Battle will be taking place. The invitations will include advance warning of when the Exclusive Raid will take place, giving them ample time to coordinate with other Trainers before taking on the powerful Raid Boss.

    Mewtwo is the first Pokémon that Trainers will be able to face in Exclusive Raid Battles, but other powerful Pokémon may also start to hatch from the Raid Eggs found at Exclusive Raid Battles over the next several weeks. Make sure you’re prepared to battle Mewtwo by powering up your Pokémon and battling in raids at Gyms near you!



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    Legendary Pokémon Take Flight
    Over the past three weeks, thousands of Legendary Pokémon have been defeated in Raid Battles around the world. In celebration of this achievement and to give Trainers another chance to catch Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres, and Lugia, all four of these Legendary Pokémon can be battled in Raid Battles from August 14 through August 31. Be on the lookout for these Legendary Pokémon at a raid near you!


    —The Pokémon GO team
     
  3. Prectorian

    Prectorian . Staff Member

    August 31, 2017
    Legendary Pokémon Raikou, Entei, and Suicune and an EX Raid Battle Field Test Coming Soon


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    Trainers,

    Over the last several weeks, we’ve heard so many incredible stories of Trainers teaming up together around the world to catch Pokémon GO’s first Legendary Pokémon. We’re excited to keep the legendary adventures going!

    Starting August 31, the Legendary Pokémon Raikou, Entei, and Suicune will begin appearing in Pokémon GO. Trainers worldwide can look forward to battling these Pokémon together with friends in Raid Battles for the chance to catch the trio of Legendary Pokémon originally from the Johto region. Raikou, Entei, and Suicune will be traveling the world throughout the coming months. From August 31 to September 30, you can find these Legendary Pokémon in the following areas of the world:

    • Raikou, an Electric-type Legendary Pokémon, can be battled throughout the Americas.
    • Entei, a Fire-type Legendary Pokémon, can be battled throughout Europe and Africa.
    • Suicune, a Water-type Legendary Pokémon, can be battled throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
    On September 30, all three of these Legendary Pokémon will move to a different location and will be available for Trainers to battle with friends until October 31. They will make their final stop in the last remaining location on October 31. Raikou, Entei, and Suicune will be available for this limited time period, so make sure to battle against them when they arrive at Gyms near you!

    While these Legendary Pokémon are traveling the world, we’ll also begin an EX Raid Battle (formerly Exclusive Raid Battle) field-testing phase at select Gyms before the feature is made available globally. We have collected some valuable early feedback on the new EX Raid Battle feature and will look to further test and hone the experience through the feedback of the dedicated global Trainer community. During the field test, we’ll be making periodic adjustments to EX Raid eligibility requirements, frequency, times, locations, and durations with the goal of making the EX Raid Battle feature engaging, rewarding, and most importantly, fun for Trainers who regularly participate in Raid Battles.

    The first EX Raid Passes will be sent out soon, and those invited will have an opportunity to try out the new system as early as September 6. Stay tuned for more updates as we launch the EX Raid Battle field test to more Gyms in the weeks ahead. We look forward to reading all your constructive feedback on our social media channels and encourage you to continue share your thoughts throughout the EX Raid Battle field test!


    —The Pokémon GO team
     
  4. Prectorian

    Prectorian . Staff Member

    September 5, 2017
    Pokémon GO Safari Zone Event Updates, New Dates and More


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    Trainers,

    The first series of Pokémon GO Safari Zone events in Europe are just around the corner! On September 16, official Pokémon GO Safari Zone activities will be taking place at Unibail-Rodamco Shopping Centres located at CentrO in Oberhausen (Germany), Les Quatre Temps in Paris (France) and La Maquinista in Barcelona (Spain).

    At each Pokémon GO Safari Zone event, Trainers will receive an in-game medal and special 2 km Eggs from the various PokéStops found at each of these shopping centers. Lures will be activated all day at each PokéStop at the event so Trainers can catch Pokémon together, including Kangaskhan, Chansey, Larvitar, and others. Trainers in the area may even spot Shiny Pikachu, Shiny Magikarp, and various forms of Unown! In order to optimize the experience for all Trainers attending, Gym and Raid Battles will not be available at these shopping centers during the events.

    The Pokémon GO Safari Zone events will give Trainers the chance to meet one another and catch up in the team lounges. Attendees will also receive Trainer kits for joining the day’s Pokémon-catching activities. Throughout each of the participating shopping centers, special offers for Pokémon GO Trainers will be available in select stores.

    Trainers will soon be able to reserve free, nontransferable tickets to each of the Pokémon GO Safari Zone events taking place on September 16. To receive a QR Code, which is required to participate in the event, the person who claims the ticket must be over the age of 13 and be present with a valid photo ID.

    In addition, Trainers who were unable to get tickets will be able to discover and catch some of the Pokémon found at the Pokémon GO Safari Zones events throughout the city where the shopping center is located. We hope everyone will get a chance to explore these amazing cities while looking for Pokémon!

    Visit your local shopping center’s Facebook page for information on reserving a ticket to the Pokémon GO Safari Zone events in Oberhausen, Germany; Paris, France; and Barcelona, Spain on September 16.

    We’re also happy to announce the new dates for the Pokémon GO Safari Zone events in Denmark, Czech Republic, Sweden and The Netherlands. These dates now include:

    • October 7, 2017
      • Fisketorvet—Copenhagen, Denmark
      • Centrum Černý Most—Prague, The Czech Republic
    • October 14, 2017
      • Mall of Scandinavia—Stockholm, Sweden
      • Stadshart Amstelveen—Amstelveen, The Netherlands
    We’ll be revealing more information on tickets for these events soon. Please visit the local shopping center’s Facebook pages for updates.

    We’re looking forward to meeting and catching Pokémon with all of the Trainers able to join us!


    —The Pokémon GO team
     
  5. Prectorian

    Prectorian . Staff Member

    November 13, 2017
    New Avatar Items Inspired by the Alola Region Available in Pokémon GO


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    Trainers,

    We’re excited to announce that new avatar items are now available. To celebrate the upcoming launch of the Pokémon™ Ultra Sun and Pokémon™ Ultra Moon games for the Nintendo 3DS™ family of systems, you’ll be able to dress your Pokémon GO avatar in brand-new outfits inspired by the tropical Alola region and worn by the main male and female characters in the games, which launch on November 17.


    —The Pokémon GO team
     
  6. Neon32

    Neon32 Neo-Noir

    More Pokémons and Dynamic weather system

    • Real time weather will change the gameplay like strengthening certain pokemons based on real world weather conditions.
    • Update will be in 3 parts : first 50 pokemons and then the weather feature.
    • New pokemons are from Hoenn region.
    • Weather will also affect the type of pokemons found in the wild.
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    more info at Verge.
     
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  7. Neon32

    Neon32 Neo-Noir

    Update :
    Groudon
    will begin spawning in raids today and will remain in the game until 1:00 PM Pacific Time on January 15.
     
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  8. Dark Infernape

    Dark Infernape Raiden 雷電

    I know this is super old but, didn't want to start a whole new topic just for this.

     
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  9. M.AzaryPika3172

    M.AzaryPika3172 Well-Known Member

    Oh yeah! SINNOH! Coming soon - Unova (2019), Kalos (2020), Alola (2021) etc...
     
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