Unwrapping the Mechanics of Buddy Present Contents

Our great researchers have teamed up with their Great Buddies in order to better understand the mechanics of Presents. The mechanism behind this feature has been cracked!

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Team GO Rocket Grunt and Shadow Reward Distributions

Shadow Pokémon are now stronger than ever, and in high demand for avid raiders. The Silph team has aggregated our findings on Team GO Rocket Grunt distributions and rewards!

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Darkrai and Skorupi Shiny Rates

Researchers fought bravely against the force of evil this weekend in order to bring you information on Skorupi and Darkrai shiny rates!

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Reflecting on Pokémon GO Shiny Rates II: Raids, Eggs, and Quests

Part 2 of the Research Group's newest series of shiny articles is here! Today we're taking a look at shiny rates for Pokémon which are primarily found in Eggs, Field Research, and Raid Battles. Let's dive in!

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Party Hat Pokémon Shiny Rates

Kanto starter Pokemon, Pikachu, and Eevee are here to party - a shiny party. Researchers are out in the field gathering data on these species shiny rates. Let's take a look at what they've found!

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Reflecting on Pokémon GO Shiny Rates I: Boosted Wild Rates

The first installment in our three-part series reflecting on shiny rates in Pokémon GO. We'll be taking a look at boosted shiny rates for Pokémon you can find in the wild.

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Valentine's 2020: Chansey Shiny Rates

Our love-struck researchers set out to find the probability of encountering the shiny form of Chansey during the Valentine's Day Event. Let's take a look at the data they gathered!

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Lickitung Raid Day Shiny Rates

Researchers battled Lickitung across the globe during its Raid Day in order to determine the probability of encountering a shiny Lickitung.!

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Sinnoh Celebration- Riolu and Hippopotas Shiny Rates

Researchers are tracking shiny rates for Riolu and Hippopotas throughout the Sinnoh Celebration. Come see what we've found!

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GO Battle League Reward Encounter Mechanics

Silph Scientist PiFlavour has analyzed several videos from GO Battle League Pokémon rewards. They've determined that these encounters are moderately "hyperactive", attacking/dodging more frequently than most other encounter types. Check out the full analysis here!

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