Announcements, event updates and our own personal experiences and advice for playing Pokemon Go

The Most Useful Pokemon Including Gen 3 Infographic

/u/ControvT made an insightful post at ground zero for Pokemon Go analysis, www.reddit.com/r/thesilphroad, using Pokebattler for the analysis. They graciously gave us permission to post it here for your reference. Lots of interesting new Gen 3 mons, although most of...

Gen 3 Raid Counters for Absol and Mawile

Download Printable high res here Gen 3 has finally arrived and with it 2 new raid bosses so we threw together some counters for them. Mawile Tier 2 so pretty easy to solo. He's especially vulnerable to fire attacks so as long as you have some good fire guys, you're...

Ninetales Solo Contest: We Have a Winner!

Congrats to The BKellzz for winning our Ninetales Solo Contest! They did an amazing job killing Ninetales with a mix of great skill, luck and some super strong Golem in a solo raid as you can see in the...

The 0 Def IV Myth

Someone has beaten a Ninetales solo, but as they didn't enter the contest, so it's still on! The Ninetales soloer graciously allowed us to post an analysis of his raid battle on Youtube so one of you can use it to win! Check it out on our new Pokebattler Youtube...

Lugia Killed by an Army of Murkrows

Hello Fellow Travelers and Trainers! In order to "celebrate" the end of legendary birds, we decided to set-up a fun challenge here in Grenoble, France. The idea: Do a Lugia raid only with Murkrows! As fellow travelers, we first headed to Pokebattler.com to check if it...

Legendary raids are here!

High Resolution Tier 5 Counter Download Printable Tier 5 Counter Download Tier 3 and 4 Raids This article is going to be a bit different than most. Its intended to cover all the events of the last day and a half. There was so many things going on, raids, research,...

Gym Remodeling Theorycraft #2 – Fix Prestiging

This is the second article in the Gym Remodeling Theorycraft series, for the first article, check out Gym Remodeling Theorycraft #1 – Fix Super Effective Prestige Issues Once again, Pokebattler has been updated with new formulas in our attempt to balance the...

Gym Remodeling Theorycraft #1 – Fix Super Effective

This is article 1 in a series, see Gym Remodeling #2 - Fix Prestiging for more As most Pokemon Go fans are aware, a giant gym rework is coming any day now. Pokebattler.com has decided to take this downtime to experiment with a theoretical rework to address some of the...

Announcing articles.pokebatter.com!

Pokebattler.com is proud to announce the all new https://articles.pokebattler.com!  The new site has many features including comments, rss feeds and a better UI! Don't worry all the existing articles are already there and in fact have been served from there for awhile...

There’s no useless grass Pokémon

Stock up on balls and berries and catch 'em all! Here's why every grass Pokémon can be useful in gyms: Exeggcute Exeggutor is one of the best attackers against Vaporeon. Also good against Snorlax and Blissey. Bulbasaur Venusaur is a great attacker against Vaporeon....

Made a simple tip sheet for the Grass Event

Hey there! I decided to make a simple tip sheet for the Grass Event. Unfortunately, this was made by me and not my girlfriend so it has a noticeable drop in aesthetic quality. I decided to say "any" for Exeggutor's fast attacks because of what you use Exeggutor for...

All Hail the Water Festival

And on the 22nd day of March at 1PM, the Niantic Gods smiled upon us trainers and showered us with water Pokemon of many kinds. First the rumors spoke of just Magikarp, Squirtle and Totodile. But then appeared Tentacool, Psyduck, Slowpoke, Seel and perhaps even some...

50 Shades of Cheating

We at Pokebattler are Pokemon purists. We don’t cheat. No spoofing, no maps, nothing. When we heard that Niantic was putting a lot of resources into stopping all forms of cheating, we didn’t mind. We felt like maybe their resources would have been better spent...

Preparing for a Day of Pokemon

We at Pokebattler take catching Pokemon seriously.  We will dedicate a Saturday or Sunday afternoon to some hardcore catching whenever we have extra time. It's a fun way to get exercise and spend sometime outdoors. And we've learned a few tricks about how to make the...

Gen 2 Release: Here’s what we know

Blissey is truly Blissful Blissey tops almost all our rankings and makes the likes of Dragonite and Snorlax look like a chump. If you were lucky enough to get at least 50 rare Chancey candy, do not hesitate to evolve your best Chancey. If not, now’s the time to walk...