Radio Silence

Hi. We’ve been quiet on this site for quite some time.

I honestly don’t know if we will continue with this format (aka a Pokemon Go / Gaming blog). I may end up using this site for a blog or who knows what else.

So… if you’d like for it to continue to be a strictly PoGo/Gaming blog please comment and let me/us know.

Otherwise… we’ll see what happens with this site.

Three shiny Kyogre at one raid?

First of all, let me tell ya… Mr. WhySoSalty has been quite salty about his lack of Shiny Kyogre.  (I got mine on day 1, remember?)
I’m on my way home from work yesterday and we’re discussing the T5 raid eggs that are hatching at such-and-such times. We make the plan for which 3 we are going to hit, even though they’ll have to be done fast to get all 3 in before the Kyogre’s despawn.

Raid 1.  There were maybe 15 of us there…(hard to remember exactly).

We complete the battle and I watch the countdown.  2282.  Not bad, but of course not perfect.
I hear a dear friend say they have the same CP Kyogre as well.  Cool!
Then I hear the same dear friend say that he got a shiny!
[Clicks to see my Kyogre]
Mine is also shiny!!!
Oh, but how do I tell Mr. Salty…
“I’m sorry… I don’t want to tell you this, but –”
“OH MY GOD!!! I FINALLY GOT MY SHINY!!!!!”
How cool is it that 3 of us got a Shiny Kyogre at the same raid?  And even cooler that two of us have the same CP? 🙂

Three shiny Kyogre at the same raid
Three shiny Kyogre at the same raid

Larvitar Community Day Details

Get out and play together in your local community parks on Pokémon GO Community Day. For just a few hours each month, you can encounter a special Pokémon in the wild. During these hours, there’s a chance to learn a previously unavailable move for that Pokémon or its evolution, as well as earn some Community Day bonuses. Celebrate what it means to be a part of the Pokémon GO community and make new friends along the way!

Note: Fast TMs and Charged TMs will not grant exclusive moves during Community Day. To learn the exclusive move, you must catch or evolve the featured Pokémon during Community Day hours.

https://pokemongolive.com/events/community-day/

Alright folks, the next Community Day is coming up fast! In addition to getting the exclusive move, we’re certain to see SHINY Larvitar spawning in the wild.
Also remember, Tyranitar is still a raid boss.  This means if you do a Tyranitar raid during Community Day, he’ll come with the exclusive move.  This is one you definitely want your Tyranitar to have!

Who else is excited for Community Day this Saturday?

Water Festival Event 2018 has seriously knocked my socks off!

Trainers,
It’s time to make a splash! Our Water Festival returns June 7 at 1:00 p.m. PDT, with Water-type Pokémon such as Magikarp and Wailmer appearing more frequently in the wild. Some lucky Trainers may even encounter a rare Shiny Shellder for the very first time during the event! Plus, enjoy Field Research tasks highlighting Water-type Pokémon until June 21 at 1:00 p.m. PDT.

Alongside increased appearance of Water-type Pokémon appearing all over the world, you’ll be able to earn 3× Stardust for catching Water-type Pokémon. Plus, 2 km Eggs will hatch exciting Pokémon such as Totodile, Mudkip, and Corphish—earn Double Candy and Stardust for every Egg hatched!

Raid Battles will also feature powerful Water-type Pokémon for the duration of the celebration, including the exciting return of the Legendary Pokémon Kyogre. And, if you challenge Kyogre during the event and come out victorious, there is a chance you’ll encounter its Shiny form!

So Trainers, dive on in to this water-focused event before it ends on June 21!

—The Pokémon GO team

https://pokemongolive.com/en/post/waterfestival2018/

GUYS!!!

Confirmed shinys for this event:
-Magikarp
-Wailmer
-Shellder
KYOGRE

Water-type research tasks… we’re speculating they’ll give us shiny Lapras in the same ways they gave us shiny Aerodactyl.

3x Stardust for catching water-types.
2KM eggs will be featuring more water types, and give you DOUBLE CANDY AND DOUBLE DUST.

This happens from 4pm EDT Today until 4pm EDT on June 21, so we get TWO WEEKS of this fantastic Water Festival Event!!!

Get those shinys and grind that dust!!!!!

Don’t miss out!

Tuesday June 4th at 1pm PDT (4pm EDT) you will no longer be able to get Latias AND it’s the official end of Adventure Week.

Don’t miss out!!! Get all the shiny Kabuto/Kabutops and Omanyte/Omastar and Aerodactyls and Arons that you can!

Also Ho-Oh will be gone June 7th (Thursday) so don’t miss out on your chance at Shiny Ho-Oh either!!!
(bragging: I now have 3, and they are amazing…  WOW!)

Explaining the “new” updates to old players

I just watched Nick’s video from a couple days ago.  Super informative!

If you began playing Pokemon Go when it first came out, but along the way got frustrated or bored, or just stopped playing for whatever reason, but have picked it back up – this video is for you!  Trainer Tips covers the major game updates and talks about what we are still looking forward to.

If you aren’t already subscribed to his YouTube Channel, please do so. He consistently puts out amazing PoGo content.

 

Alolan Exeggutor is now available!!!

Trainers,

Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! are coming to the Nintendo Switch in November 2018! Once released, Pokémon originally discovered in the Kanto region that you have caught in Pokémon GO can be brought into these two new Nintendo Switch games. In celebration of this announcement, Alolan Exeggutor will now appear all over the world in Pokémon GO! This is the first Alolan form of a Pokémon originally discovered in the Kanto region to arrive in Pokémon GO. Keep an eye out for this Pokémon’s tall and stately presence all over the world, where it will appear more often for a limited time. Enjoy, Trainers, and stay tuned for more news about Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! soon.
—The Pokémon GO team

Funny story…

I had to work late last night, and WhySoSalty was chilling at home.  After I got home, we ate dinner and watched a bit of Doctor Who.
I opened my PoGo (which I hadn’t played for most of the day due to work) and saw there was a forced update.  I do the update and open the game…
and **GASP!** “Alolan Exeggutor!  Come on, let’s go play!”

So we rush out in our pajamas and slippers, at 10:30pm, and go catch like 40 something Alolan Exeggutors each.

We also got some funny AR+ pics.  Maybe we’ll show you those sometime…

I hope you all are getting these Exeggutors!