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Pokemon Day and region exclusives

Pokemon Day!
Tomorrow is the one day of the year dedicated to our little fuzzy pocket monsters. It has gone from red to ash, mega evolution to z moves, gen 1 to gen 2. This is the best thank you pokemon. To get hold of the celebration niantic is giving out a festive pikachu! Pikachu is ready to party with his party hat and his festive style. Come on, you know you want to catch him.
As usual the message from niantic

Did you know February 27 is Pokémon Day? We’ve teamed up with our friends at The Pokémon Company International for their annual celebration of all things Pokémon, and we have a special treat for you this Pokémon Day! From February 26 at 1:00 P.M. PST to March 6 at 1:00 P.M. PST, special Pikachu appearing all over the world will be celebrating Pokémon Day by wearing festive party hats. These special Pikachu will keep their party hats forever, but they can only be found during this limited-time celebration, so make sure to keep an eye out for them as you explore!


Gen 2 tips and tricks

Hey guys, sorry about not blogging lately gen 2 got me all mixed up! So without further a do!

Umbreon And Espeon
We probably know by now that to get evee into vaporeon you name it rainer, flareon is pyro, jolteon is sparky. What about our gen 2 eveelutions umbreon and espeon. Well if you watched the pokemon anime series you might know a trainer named Sakura or one named Tamao. Well, give yourself a patt on the back, you wasted 20 years of year life! (dun, dun, duuuun). Back to the point Name Eevee “Sakura” to evolve it into Espeon
Name Eevee “Tamao” to evolve it into Umbreon. Yep, just like the three evee brothers sakura and tamao originated from the anime. Wait a second! Didn't Ash's pokedex once say evee can only evolve into jolteon, flareon, or vaporeon back in the indigo league! Ash needs to get a refund cause that 'dex' is broken.

Gen 2 increase
Well by now you probably have some gen 2 pokemon but the thing is there is an increased chance of finding them. To test this…

80 new pokemon and more features are finally here.

Are you as excited as I am! I'm sure you are because I have literally waited several months for this.
As usual I shall give a message from niantic before I start.
Trainers, Pokémon GO is in the process of being updated to version 0.57.2 for Android and 1.27.2 for iOS devices. Below are some release notes and comments from our development team. Over 80 additional Pokémon originally discovered in the Johto region can be caught.Gender-specific variations of select Pokémon can be caught.Added new encounter mechanics.Added Poké Ball and Berry selection carousels to the encounter screen.Added two new Berries.Added new avatar outfit and accessory options.Added new night-mode map and encounter music.Added bonus Candies for catching Evolved Pokémon.Implemented Apple Watch connection stability improvement.Various bug fixes.Minor text fixes. I shall talk about each and every point.
Let's start with what you've all been waiting for, GEN 2.
80 pokemon from the original gold and silver g…

80 new pokemon

The World of Pokémon GO has Expanded!
It's finally here! It's finally here. GEN 2! (Well, some of them). After all this time it's finally here. This week our greatest dreams will come true. Before I start off here is a message from niantic, Trainers, Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, and many more Pokémon are nearly here! Starting later this week, you’ll have the opportunity to catch more than 80 Pokémon originally discovered in the Johto region in the Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver video games. We’ve also implemented some new features to enhance your Pokémon GO experience. Additional Pokémon: More than 80 Pokémon that were originally discovered in the Johto region in the Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver video games, as well as Pokémon with gender-specific variations, will start rolling out in Pokémon GO. New Evolutions: There are now more opportunities to evolve your Pokémon in Pokémon GO than ever before. Some Pokémon originally discovered in the Kanto region will soon be ab…

Pokemon go needs permit in Miluwaukee

MILWAUKEE, WI -- The developer behind GPS-enabled augmented games like Pokemon GO and Ingress will now be required to obtain a permit from the county before they can use county parks for their smartphone-enabled games.

This news comes after a six-month battle after players of Pokemon GO literally overran Milwaukee's Lake Park. The Milwaukee County Board approved the new ordinance this week, requiring the permit for such things as portals, pokestops and gyms on county park lands.
In August, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele insisted that Milwaukee was not trying to shut down Pokemon GO in county parks after it sent a letter to the game's developer - urging it to comply with county "virtual geocache" guidelines.

"... I was discouraged by recent reports that created some confusion around the County’s position on Pokémon GO," he said in a written statement this week. "We’ve enjoyed watching the Pokémon GO phenomenon take off in our County parks. Pokém…

Pokemon Go Eggs

|With the addition of the 7 new baby pokemon last December people are thinking, 'sigh, now I have to walk down to starbucks to get a 10 km egg just to get a scyther I already have'. But, how are you sure it's a scyther. Essentially, the entire tier system has changed. Many Pokémon have moved out of the 5km egg category, and into the 2km category. And a few 10kms have moved to the 5km tier.

Here’s the complete migration info of who has moved:

From 5km to 2km:

Abra, Bellsprout, Cubone, Diglett, Ekans, Exeggecute, Ghastly, Goldeen, Krabby, Machop, Nidoran (both), Oddish, Seel, Slowpoke, Venonat, Voltorb

From 10km to 5km:

Pinsir, Scyther,  Onix

This may seem like a pretty minor change, but it isn’t. There’s some confusion about if this is a bug, or if this is a temporary switch just because of the Valentine’s event. I don’t think either is the case, and though I have not heard back from Niantic about it yet, I have to believe this is a permanent, much-needed reshuffling of the…

New New New!

There have been so many new findings from the silph road(a website which gets info from pokemon go apk's) Niantic's got a major update coming and it's crazy awesome. So without wasting anymore time, here we go;

Code and assets for 38 new moves have been added to the app! Aside from Ditto's TRANSFORM move, this is the very first time new moves have been added to the client, travelers!

Here are the moves we've discovered:

Powder Snow
Charge Beam
Volt Switch
Dragon Tail
Struggle Bug
Iron Tail
Fire Spin
Bullet Seed
Air Slash
SnarlClose Combat
Dynamic Punch
Focus Blast
Aurora Beam
Wild Charge
Zap Cannon
Brave Bird
Sky Attack
Sand Tomb
Rock Blast
Silver Wind
Night Shade
Gyro Ball
Heavy Slam
Grass Knot
Energy Ball
Mirror Coat
Foul Play
Not only have the move names appeared, but graphic assets have also appeared. We …

Pokemon Go valentine's day event

The speculated valentine's day event for pokemon go is finally out. Many players expected breeding or umbreon or something spectacular but we got only one word. 'PINK'. Your first thought was probably that was a riddle, but you're wrong.

For the valentines day event niantic gave us pink pokemon. Let me guess your confused.😒
Let me give you a message from niantic itself;
Trainers, With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we couldn’t think of a sweeter time to double the amount of Candy you’ll earn every time you catch, hatch, and transfer Pokémon. Your Buddy Pokémon is also getting into the Valentine’s Day spirit and will find Candy twice as fast! Throughout the celebration, you’ll notice that Chansey, Clefable, and many other adorable pink Pokémon will be encountered more frequently in the wild. Cleffa, Igglybuff, and Smoochum will also be more likely to hatch from Eggs. And to help you paint your town pink this Valentine’s Day, Lure Modules will last for six hou…

Pokemon go valentines day

Photo: Niantic/Paul Tassi It’s become more than a little clear that unless Pokémon GO is actively throwing events, it’s actively dying. Players have increasingly little reason to play during “normal” times of the game now, and with the last event ending in early January, it seems almost inevitable that Niantic is going to try and re-spark interesting with yet another event based on a western holiday, this time, Valentine’s Day. While nothing’s been officially announced yet, I would expect some hints to start dropping in the next week, with the event maybe starting around the 10th or so, as that’s usually how these things go. Niantic has shown they don’t really like doing the same thing twice for events, at least so far, so that leaves many to wonder exactly what a Valentine’s Day event might hold. And I have an idea. Yes, obviously the “dream” is to have Niantic debut Gen 2 or Legendary Pokémon at last, but assuming that doesn’t happen (which seems like a safe bet), I think that this…

Pokemon go becomes fastest app to reach $1 billion

We all know Pokémon GO has made a bunch of money: the sight of entire cities seemingly out in the streets, hunting for digital monsters over the summer was enough to convince anyone of that fact. How much is another question: most video game developers are notoriously cagey about their earnings, and Niantic is no exception. But a new report from Sensor Tower says that the game has crossed an important milestone: $1 billion in revenue. Not bad.

It's even more impressive when you consider how mismanaged so many aspects of this game were. To start with, basic monetization is pretty wonky: there are no aesthetic upgrades and no ability to buy premium Poké Balls, both of which could have added untold millions to that figure. On top of that, there's no real endgame or well-defined long-term goals, which caused some pretty extreme user-bleed after those first few weeks. The mind boggles thinking how much this game could have made if it had released in a more complete state, or with …