Field Update

Published:01.18.2018

New in v0.89.1! Quality of Life Upgrades Galore!

Though the Silph Road team is running on fumes this week after the Silph League and Travelers Cards launch, duty calls! Without further ado, here's what the team has discovered in our review of the quality-of-life goldmine that is the latest APK!

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Field Update

Published:01.17.2018

Announcing Travelers Cards & the Silph League: A Player Network for Pokemon GO!

A series of new features and capabilities have just come to the Silph Road. Announcing: Traveler Cards! Plus, a new Discord network and map called the Silph League!

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Silph Study: #012

Published: 12.22.2017

What Makes Some Wild Pokemon Aggressive?

The Silph Research Group has taken a deeper look into the mechanics of Pokemon encounters and identified the previously unconfirmed systems governing wild Pokemon encounter mechanics!

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Field Update

Published:12.19.2017

New in v0.87.5! A Brand New AR Experience is Coming, Holiday Special Boxes, and More!

Fresh on the heels of the major Weather update and Gen III introduction, v0.87.5 appears to bring assets and metadata for a major (and awesome) new catching mechanic, new Hoenn badges, Holiday Special Boxes, and other tweaks!

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Field Update

Published:12.13.2017

Did Nest Changes Follow a Pattern with the Introduction of Hoenn Species?

When Gen II/Johto Region species were introduced into Pokemon GO, a Nest Migration occurred - despite not occurring on the standard Migration schedule (at 12am UTC every other Thursday). Interestingly, the nesting species were observed to follow a pattern. Was this same pattern followed with the launch of the Hoenn region species?

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Field Update

Published:12.09.2017

Gen III Site Updates! The Nest Atlas Gets New Tools

Gen III is here, travelers!  And that means we need new resources, stats, move data, and more. Fortunately, the Silph Road's online resources have just been updated to include all the latest stats and move data! Additionally, the Silph Road team has something exciting to announce this evening...

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Field Update

Published:12.06.2017

What's new in v0.85.1! Battle Teams, Weather Bonuses, the new Star Piece Item, and 10 New Moves!

A Gen III holiday season is upon us! And with it comes some exciting updates to Pokemon GO. Here’s what we found under the hood in our pass through the v0.85.1 APK!

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Field Update

Published:12.06.2017

A Change in the Weather!

A dynamic weather system (one like we envisioned in early studies nearly two years ago!) is coming to the Pokemon GO world! Here's what we know so far.

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Field Update

Published:12.02.2017

EX Raid Selection Criteria: What the Data Says About the December 1st Wave

The Silph Road team has conducted a survey of Silph Road travelers who received an invite in the December 1st wave - and for the first time, we're ready to take a preliminary glance at what the data shows regarding known (and unknown) EX Raid selection criteria.

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Silph Study: #011

Published: 12.01.2017

December Egg Species and Rarity Changes

An update is long overdue to the official Silph Road's egg distribution information - and today that update is here!

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