Legendary raids are supposed to be Pokémon Go’s toughest battles, with promotional materials often showing large groups of people fighting a single monster. Turns out, it’s possible to down a legendary with just two people.
As of yesterday, Articuno is no longer available in Pokémon Go. Instead, the fiery Moltres has started spawning in gym raids across the globe. Given that Moltres will only be around until August 14th, here are some tips for tracking it down and capturing it.
Pokémon Go players now have a chance to capture two rare birds, Lugia and Articuno. Some players attempting these raids are finding that adding legendaries to their compendium is a tough prospect, partially because of Niantic’s design, and partially due to good ‘ol network issues.
Legendaries are typically the most powerful monsters in the compendium, so getting one this weekend is likely going to be tough. Fortunately, players are already figuring out the most efficient counters to all the possibilities.
When news broke that a couple from Ohio suddenly had a legendary Pokémon yesterday, the most common response from other players was that something fishy was going on. Today, Niantic confirmed the shenanigans, and says it has rectified the situation.
Pokémon Go is supposed to have the original cast of the first Pokémon games: this means, at minimum, a roster of 151 creatures. But so far, there’s no way of collecting the full set.
It might be in the running for “most ridiculous Pokémon yet.”
Good news, folks who are playing Pokémon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire. There's a free legendary 'mon with your name on it right now.
Last year, hackers found mythical Pokémon hidden inside X & Y--Diancie, Hoopa, and Volcanion. Since then, one of these Pokémon has been released: Diancie. Two of them, however, haven't. Here's what we know about the most mysterious of the three.