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Niantic has shared details about its next Pokemon GO Community Day. The new event, which is taking place on March 25, will feature Bulbasaur.

During Pokemon GO Community Day, you’ll be able to learn a special move for Bulbasaur. Bonuses will be handed out as well.

The upcoming event will take place 2PM-5PM EDT.

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Some special clothing has arrived in Pokemon GO. Players can now spend coins on outfits based on FireRed and LeafGreen trainers.

Players can also catch a festive, party hat-wearing Pikachu in the wild from February 26-28 to celebrate Pokemon Day.

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Starting today, Legendary Pokemon Kyogre and Groudon are returning to Raid Battles in Pokemon GO alongside Rayquaza for a limited time. Each one can be found at Gyms until March 5.

If Rayquaza is defeated more than Kyogre and Groudon combined, Pokemon that typically prefer windy weather will be more likely to hatch from Eggs from March 5 to March 16. If not, Pokemon that prefer sunny or rainy weather will be more likely to hatch.

Finally, new special boxes will debut in Pokemon GO on February 24 with Raid Passes.

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Some special clothing has arrived in Pokemon GO. Players can now spend coins on outfits based on Team Rocket, including Team Rainbow Rocket from Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon.

We have a few shots of the clothing below:

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According to the Twitter post below, Niantic has increased the spawn rates of Luvdisc in Pokemon GO. Each one you catch will also give you three stardust!


According to comments stemming from the tweet, the chance of seeing a shiny Luvdisc is pretty high as well. There also seems to be an increased spawn chance for Chansey.

One can only wonder why Niantic decided to send out a bunch of Luvdiscs on February 14… wait, that’s Valentine’s Day. All right, I suppose it’s obvious.

The latest Pokemon GO update is starting to go live. On iOS, the game is being updated to version 1.61.2. It will be version 0.91.2 for Android players.

We’re currently only aware that the patch will implement bug fixes. If any other notable additions are made behind the scenes, we’ll let you know.

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Recently, a new glitch was discovered in Pokemon GO that cuts down on the amount of time it takes to catch a Pokemon. Players have found a way to bypass the catching animation during a Pokemon battle, saving a bit of time in the process.

During a battle, try holding the Poke Ball menu with one hand while attempting to catch the Pokemon with the other. You’ll then need to let go of the Poke Ball menu when the Pokemon starts wriggling around inside the Poke Ball. Next tap the screen to bring up the run away option. After you choose that, you’ll return to the map.

You can see if you managed to catch the Pokemon by looking at your journal. Note that an error message may appear indicating that your catch was successful.

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Earlier today, Niantic began distributing a new update for Pokemon GO. Like we usually see, dedicated fans have started plugging away to see if it holds anything interesting under the surface. And as it turns out, some very interesting information is hidden away inside.

The Silph Road shared its findings earlier today. What really seems notable here is some new quest functionality included in the code.

A new Pokemon GO update is starting to roll out. Niantic is beginning to distribute version 1.61.1 for iOS, and version 0.91.1 for Android.

The official patch notes are as follows:

– Improved the in-game News feature.
– The Pokémon Collection search function now lets Trainers search using “Shiny.”
– Various bug fixes and performance updates.

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Niantic published a new cinematic trailer for Pokemon GO today, as narrated by Stephen Fry. The video offers a look at some of the more recent Pokemon added to the game. Have a look at it below.