Steps are eggcellent

One of the many rewards from Pokestops include eggs. These come in three standard varieties; 2km, 5km and 10km. While special eggs are sometimes available, these three are your regular drops. You have one infinite incubator in your item bag so always make sure you are using that as you go for walks. You’ll find … Read more

Be incensed

The incense item is exceptionally useful if you want to bring in the most wild Pokemon right to your spot. Unlike the lure which can be shared, incense means you’ll produce a purple cloud for half an hour that will draw Pokemon just to you. This is really helpful if you are perhaps in an … Read more

Lures are great

If you can see pink petals falling around a Pokestop, that means someone has attached a lure. You’ll earn them as you progress through levels and they’re available for purchase in the Shop. Lures mean Pokemon will be attracted to the area and it’s active for 30 minutes. The benefits can be used by all … Read more

No trespassing necessary

You don’t need to go right up to a Pokemon to catch it. If it has appeared on your map in cartoon form then you just need to touch it with your finger and you’ll enter the catching screen for Pokeball flicking. This means you don’t need to go into a stranger’s garden/car/personal space to … Read more

Get to those Pokestops

The floaty blue bricks you can hopefully see spread out around the map are what’s known as Pokestops. They tend to be local landmarks like churches and tourist spots and initially came from Niantic’s previous game Ingress. Since launch, these have evolved and you can even apply to get Pokestops authorised. No, asking for your … Read more

What’s in your area?

So you’ve just loaded up Pokemon Go and want to start filling that Pokedex. While the critters will instantly start spawning around you, you’ll want to look at the ‘Nearby’ menu in the bottom right of your screen to find out what’s where. Tap this and you’ll immediately get nine snapshots of Pokestops in your … Read more

Mega Pidgeot Guide

Mega Pidgeot is a mega raid boss in Pokémon GO. Its best counters are strong Rock types and Electric types such as Rampardos, Rhyperior, Terrakion, Zekrom, Raikou, Electivire, Magnezone and Zapdos. Mega Pidgeot can be duoed fairly easily with powered up Rock types and/or Electric types, regardless of weather. The safest, fastest and least costly … Read more

Weather Chart

This page describes Pokemon GO weather and how it affects spawns and weather specific IVs in the game. It includes an overall Pokemon GO weather chart with affected spawns, increased stardust gain and several other useful tidbits of information. Fog, Wind, Rain and Snow weather can have levels and severity. Weather-influenced wild spawns can be … Read more

Promo Codes Guide

What Pokémon GO promo codes look like? It’s unclear at this moment, as the feature hasn’t been officially released yet. The equivalent codes for Ingress are fairly long and cryptic: xhtz7hny1777rffd. Almost guessed that one… ? How to get Pokémon GO promo codes? You can get promo codes by attending special events, participating in promotions … Read more

Item Drop Rates

A reddit researcher named Greenkappa1 tested more than 160 PokeStops to see if the item drop rates have changed significantly recently. As per his research, the average amount of Item dropped per Stop is the same (around 3.11), but the item chances have changed. Pokestop Item Rates Hello there! There are few posts in threads … Read more