The Silph Road After-Party was a highlight of GO Fest last year for hundreds of travelers from all over the world - and it's back! Come say hello and kick back with the Silph Road team after a hard day of grinding in the sun.
No more than 3 days after the initial Alolan rarity tiers were published, some sneaky Alolan Rattata began to appear in newly gifted eggs, and tiers were re-shuffled! Once again, the Silph Research Group's most experienced researcher-walkers set out to document this new Pokémon. After hatching over 500 fresh 7-km Alolan Eggs, here are the new rarity tiers for these exotic Pokemon!
July has brought a new set of Field Research Tasks! Our research team hit the pavement soon after the rotation in order to verify the following set of Pokémon Encounter Rewards. Keep an eye out for these as you are out exploring this month, travelers!
With the launch of last weeks' new Friendship feature, new Alolan Forms of Kanto Pokémon began appearing in 7 km eggs. The Silph Research Group has been hard at work hatching over 400 of these new eggs in order to determine their contents and rarity!
This just in! After closely monitoring the Field Research Tasks our Researchers have received since the end of the Water Festival, the Research Group has discovered that 7 Field Research Tasks (and their Rewards) are no longer available! It appears that both the possible item rewards and Pokémon Encounters have been removed. Here are the rewards observed to be absent:
In Part 1 of our publication series The Shiny Hunt, the Silph Research Group established a base shiny rate for wild encounters. With that baseline firmly in mind, it's time to proceed onward in our analysis to scenarios with boosted shiny rates! Specifically, Raid bosses and Community Day spawns. Buckle up and let's dive in!
Over the next three days, the Research Group will be sharing our findings in a three-part publication: The Shiny Hunt! Included in this analysis is a statistical look at each of the various methods of obtaining shiny Pokémon. These publications are the culmination of months of hard work from our Researchers who have tirelessly tracked their potential shiny encounters. We hope you're as excited for this journey as we are.