Silph Study: #020

Published: 06.17.2018

The Shiny Hunt: Egg Hatches and Field Research Rewards [Part III]

In this third and final installment in our series, we share new discoveries of boosted shiny rates in both: Egg Hatches and Field Research Encounters. Let's dive in!

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Silph Study: #019

Published: 06.16.2018

The Shiny Hunt: Raid Bosses and Community Day [Part II]

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!

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Silph Study: #018

Published: 06.14.2018

The Shiny Hunt: Honing in on Wild Shiny Encounter Rates [Part 1]

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.

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Field Update

Published:06.06.2018

[SOLD OUT] Official Silph Road Summer '18 Gear is Here!

The Silph Road is about to run a new limited edition batch of swag to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of Pokemon GO and our time on the Road in July!

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Field Update

Published:05.25.2018

The Numbers: May Community Day in the Silph League

Shiny Charmander flooded the world Saturday as thousands of League staff volunteers held meetups around the world. The Silph Road team has run the numbers and has new visualizations and stats. Take a look at how the League has continued to grow in May Community Day!

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Field Update

Published:05.11.2018

Official Silph Road GO Fest after party!

The Silph Road team is excited for GO Fest's return! If you'll be attending GO Fest stay in the loop by filling out this short form to get updates as we nail down our GO Fest plans and swag details.

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Field Update

Published:05.04.2018

A Personal Note from Dronpes

I just wanted to share a rare personal note with the Road today, travelers. It's been a whirlwind of a week for the Silph Road team!

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Silph Study: #017

Published: 04.26.2018

Spinning Gyms: The Mechanics of Item Drops From Gyms

In a controlled long-term study, Silph Researchers have spun 37,000+ gyms and uncovered new mechanics behind the number of items awarded by spinning a gym’s photo disc and the multipliers and factors which influence it!

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Field Update

Published:04.25.2018

New in v0.101.0! Quest Updates, a New Move, & PokeStop Submission Hints!

Pokemon GO v0.101.0 has begun propagation on Android and iOS will soon follow in preparation for the announced May 1st 'Field Research' update which will bring Zapdos' return and new 'quest' objectives! But under the hood, the Silph Road team has discovered a few clues that hint at upcoming features.  Let's take a look!

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Field Update

Published:04.17.2018

The Numbers: April Community Day in the Silph League

As shiny Mareep descended on the globe, thousands of League staff volunteers held meetups in over a thousand cities around the world. The Silph Road team has run the numbers and has new visualizations and stats. Take a look at how the League has continued to grow in April Community Day!

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