Kanto Regional Shiny Rates

Ultra Bonus Week 2 has begun! Regional Pokémon from the Kanto region will be available in 7-km eggs from September 9th to the 23rd. Our researchers have laced up their shoes and donned their lab coats in an attempt to deduce the probability of receiving one of their Shiny forms.

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OpenStreetMap and GO: What Needs to Change Before the Next Update

The way Niantic uses OSM data has been investigated, analyzed, and most importantly experienced by trainers around the world. Through those observations, several flaws in the system have become increasingly apparent. The following issues represent problems that are either impacting a significant number of trainers or affecting specific Pokémon GO communities in a particularly severe way...

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Johto Journey: Sentret and Gligar Shiny Rates

Silph Researchers are hunting Shiny Sentret and Gligar in this chapter! This article will be updated with our latest intel on their shiny rates as the event progresses.

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Water Festival 2019: Barboach and Carvanha Shiny Rates

Silph Researchers have set out with fishing gear for this edition of our Shiny hunt! The Shiny forms of Carvanha and Barboach have been released in celebration of the Water Festival, and the Silph team is working to determine whether the shiny rates for these two fish are boosted for the week.

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Legendary Raid Day: Suicune Shiny Rate

Silph shiny researchers have set their sights on Suicune! We'll be keeping this article updated throughout the day with our latest data on the probability of nabbing a shiny Suicune after a completed Raid Battle.

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Team GO Rocket Battle Lineups and Shadow Pokémon Rewards

The Silph Team has been hard at work trying to unlock the mysteries of Team GO Rocket Invasions. We have some big discoveries to share today!

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Yokohama GO Fest: Poliwag Shiny Rates

Shiny Poliwag is now available world-wide as part of Yokohama GO Fest! Researchers have laced up their water shoes and donned their goggles in order to discover the shiny rate for this water-type Pokémon!

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Leaping From Shadows

With the introduction of Shadow Pokémon, Pokémon GO now has a sixth encounter type. In this Quick Discovery article, we take a closer look at the attacking and dodging mechanics of these Pokémon.

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Shiny Rayquaza: Chasing the Black Dragon

Rayquaza makes its Legendary return to Raid Battles around the world, this time with a chance to receive its shiny form! Dedicated researchers from all walks of life are banding together to uncover the probability of receiving one of these black dragons. Let's see what they've found so far!

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Team GO Rocket Event Shiny Rates

Prepare for trouble! Sightings of four new shiny Pokémon have been reported around the world. The Silph shiny hunt is on, and we've got some live results from out in the field to share!

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