Pokémon Go Fest 2021 Ended In A Total Anticlimax


Kotaku 19 July, 2021 - 09:50am 42 views

Is palkia shiny in Pokemon go?

Can Palkia be Shiny? No, Palkia is not available Shiny yet. PolygonPokémon Go Palkia best counters and movesets raid guide

Can you get Hoopa in Pokemon go?

This special research quest is available to all players and hints at Hoopa, a mythical Pokémon from Gen 6, being released into Pokémon Go. ... Everything we know about Hoopa in Pokémon Go. Eurogamer.netPokémon Go Strange Rings special research quest tasks and rewards explained

Pokemon: The Difference Between Mythical and Legendary Pokemon Explained

GameRant 19 July, 2021 - 11:10am

In addition to elemental types, Pokemon are typically classified into groups based on how rare they are to find. Legendary and Mythical creatures in Pokemon are available in each generation of game, and typically represent the most powerful creatures that players can come across. With each generation, new creatures are added to the list from the originals like Mew and MewTwo, to the most recent ones seen in Sword and Shield like Zacian, Zamazenta, and Eternatus. Naturally, this power makes them highly desirable and often times difficult to catch towards the end of the game.

From a game development standpoint, there isn't anything specific which qualifies them to be considered a Legendary. Typically, the designation is made through official statements from Nintendo through media or marketing materials.

However, Legendary Pokemon do have unique gameplay traits. Most Legendary Pokemon don't have an assigned gender, simply being listed as unknown. Obviously, there are a few exceptions to this as Latios, Latias, Heatran, Cresselia, Tornadus, Thundurus, Landorus, Kubfu, and Urshifu are clearly specified as male or female. In addition, these Pokemon can't breed or hatch from an egg and the majority can't evolve outside of Type: Null, Cosmog, and Cubfu.

The exception to this rule is Mew, the first mythical level Pokemon which was added right before the release of the original Game Boy titles. Game designer and programmer Shigeki Morimoto not only created Mew, but was able to secretly add it into the original Pokemon Red and Green versions two weeks before it launched in Japan. Even Nintendo wasn't initially aware of the newly added creature, though once discovered, its popularity helped make it become a prominent character of the first generation of the Pokemon series and inclusion in movies, TV shows, and manga.

As of right now, there are only 21 Mythical level Pokemon with each generation introducing at least one There is some debate over the creature known as Phione being a Mythical Pokemon due to official sources and statements often contradicting each other. In some cases, it can be considered that the series has 22 Mythical Pokemon. Regardless of Phione's status, the latest Mythical to be added to the series is the Dark/Grass type Zarude, which was officially revealed on Pokemon Day 2020 for Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield.

Source: Bulbapedia

All Pokémon GO Fest 2021: Raid Day Guides in One Place

Bleeding Cool News 19 July, 2021 - 11:10am

Right now, Pokémon GO Fest Day 2 has filled Pokémon GO with Legendary raids. According to today's Special Research, this comes as a result of some space and time meddling from the as-of-yet unreleased Mythical Pokémon Hoopa. While we cannot yet confirm the release date for Hoopa, which we believe will be during the third week of Ultra Unlock, we can help with today's raids. All week, Bleeding Cool has been releasing mini raid guides to help with today's battles. Now, you can find every one of these in one place to help you pick the best team of counters for every Legendary in Pokémon GO.

The full list of raid guides, sorted by themed hour, goes as follows:

Pokemon Go Will Have No Good Legendaries After Meloetta

TheGamer 19 July, 2021 - 11:10am

Pokemon has grown more complex since its debut, but the respect it has given Legendaries seems to have decreased a little bit - to find Articuno in Gen 1, you need to use Surf to reach an isolated set of caves, make your way through these caves by strategically dropping boulders down various levels, and adventure across the currents to find the glorious icy bird. In Sword & Shield, you just have to play for long enough and the game chucks Zacian, Zamazenta, or Zinedine Zidane at you. In the Crown Tundra, Legendaries are devalued further, with so many crammed in there and the ability to continue to battle them again and again, rather than the pressure of having to catch them first time. Yes, I know we all save scummed anyway, but it’s just not the same.

Related: What's Up With Pokemon Wonder Only Being Open For A Year?Even in the older games, when they were treated with a little more respect, I mostly avoided the Legendaries and Mythicals. I would catch them because they added a new sense of depth to the game, but I rarely used them. Rocking up to the Elite Four with Ho-oh in tow-oh just felt like cheating. Levelling Gengar up to 100 and spamming Hypnosis and Dream Eater? Fair game. Bringing in a big red bird? Get outta here, ya cheater!

It doesn't feel as disappointing though. Pokemon Go is extremely light on narrative, so the fact it doesn't assemble a complex mythology around each Legendary doesn't really matter. Sword & Shield, with its 50-hour runtime, gets less of a pass for giving up and lobbing the Legendaries right at you. It's the loading screens that carry a lot of the storytelling in Pokemon Go, and in the current screen, Meloetta is the star. A recent leak confirmed it would be in the game soon, but you don't really need a leak to let you know that the main character in the loading screen will soon be making an appearance. Still, it's nice to have it confirmed, along with the fact Hoopa is coming next. Hoopa's better than it's given credit for, like much of Black & White, but it's way down the list compared to Meloetta.

Legendaries are supposed to look special, and the likes of Zapdos, Mewtwo, and Lugia accomplish this while still remaining recognisably Pokemon. Eternatus, Gen 8's bone chicken, does not. What even is Giratina? Meloetta might be the turning point for this, with the various Legendaries, Mythicals, and Ultra Beasts in Gens 6, 7, and 8 all straying further and further away from what makes a Pokemon a Pokemon. Meloetta coming to Pokemon Go is one of the last Legendary arrivals I'm going to care about, so it only seems fair that I celebrate by catching 16 of them.

Stacey Henley is an editor for TheGamer, and can often be found journeying to the edge of the Earth, but only in video games. Find her on Twitter @FiveTacey

Can you catch a shiny Dialga in Pokémon Go? - July 18, 2021 | Gamepur

Gamepur 16 July, 2021 - 04:00pm

There are numerous Pokémon for you to capture in Pokémon Go, and they can appear all over the world. Some are more difficult to locate than others, typically because they only appear during certain seasons or specifically spawn in a certain region. However, some are even harder to obtain than that, such as the legendary Pokémon, Dialga. It’s a powerful Pokémon that has only appeared in a handful of five-star raids. So is there a chance you can capture a shiny Dialga in Pokémon Go?

Right now, no. Dialga’s shiny form has not been released to Pokémon Go. It appeared several years ago once, alongside Palkia, and then the two legendary Dragon-types have not been seen in Pokémon Go since that is until Pokémon Go Fest 2021. However, these two are returning at special times during the Raid Hour, and if you want to capture these two, you want to make sure you find them in the Raid Hour rotations, which we’ve posted over here.

Despite how many times you attempt to battle against Dialga, you will not encounter its shiny version. Instead, the developers Niantic are likely waiting for a good opportunity to promote these two legendary Pokémon returning to the game and their shiny types simultaneously.

If we were to guess, we imagine Niantic is waiting for the Nintendo Switch release of the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl. These games are remastered versions of the original Pokémon Diamond and Pearl handheld games released back in 2006, where Palkia and Dialga initially appeared. Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are set to release on November 19, and we’re going to guess leading up to it, Dialga and Palkia will return to five-star raids, with a chance for players to catch their shiny forms.

Pokémon Go Kyogre raid guide: Best moveset, counters, and weaknesses

Polygon 16 July, 2021 - 01:35pm

The Sea Basin Pokémon is one of Pokémon Go’s strongest

When fighting Kyogre, use grass- and electric-type Pokémon. Kyogre’s best counters and weaknesses are as follows:

Sunny weather boosts grass-type moves and rainy weather boosts electric-type moves.

Once you get your Kyogre, the best moveset for it is Waterfall and Surf. Kyogre is one of the best dust investments to power up. It hits hard and takes down ground-, fire-, and rock-types.

Pokémon Go Latios raid guide: Best moveset, counters, and weakness

Polygon 16 July, 2021 - 01:35pm

He’s got a ton of weaknesses

Latios has lots of weaknesses. Take advantage of bug-, ghost-, ice-, dragon-, dark, and fairy-type moves to burn him down quickly. Latios’ best counters and weaknesses include:

Rainy weather boosts bug-type moves, cloudy weather boosts fairy-type moves, windy weather boosts dragon-type moves, snow boosts ice-type moves, and fog boosts dark- and ghost-type moves.

Latios’ best moveset is Dragon Breath with Dragon Claw. He’s a fine dragon-type attacker, but with so many other strong dragon-types releasing since his original debut, he’s not as good as he used to be.

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