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

Deoxys Raid Guide and Infographic

High-Quality Infographic Download for Tier 5 Interactive Deoxys Raid Guide Tier 5 Deoxys Counters and Raid Guide: Updated 10/1/18 The new EX Raid boss is here with raids starting TODAY October...

Weekly Raid Report Sept 12th

Hello Pokemon Go Fans, This is the second edition of what we hope will be a weekly broadcast of what’s happening in the world of Pokemon Go raids. Thanks to our site Pokebattler.com, we’re able to offer...

Weekly Raid Report September 5th

About our new weekly video There is an amazing amount of content out there on Youtube already regarding Pokemon Go and we were trying to think of some regular content we could provide that would be...

Pokebattler PVP Tournament at Chicago Go Fest!

Exciting news for our fellow Pokebattler fans going to Chicago this weekend! Pokebattler has teamed up with Replay Lincoln Park and Phoenix Creative Collective to host a Pokemon Go PvP Tournament using Pokebattler.com/pvp. We'll have different brackets and prizes for...

DTC Pokemon Go Fest Guide

Chicago Pokémon GO players are excited to represent our city by hosting Pokémon GO Fest, this time in Lincoln Park. Trainers on DTC, the largest local Discord, have sourced a lot of insider information about the city and the play area that we’d love to...

*UPDATED* Kyogre Raid Guide and Infographic with Weather

High-Quality Downloable Printable Infographic Interactive Kyogre Raid Guide **UPDATED 6/7/18** Kyogre Raid Guide with Weather Kyogre has come out of nowhere for the June 2018 water festival. We looked at the counters and realized we needed to do an update on our raid...

We Have Rayquaza Duo Contest Winners!

For our main contest, the first Rayquaza duo (weather boosts allowed) congratulations to Hexadecimal37 and VictorCorto! Here is their lineup: Hexadecimal37: Articuno: 2899 25/15/15 Frost Breath Ice Beam...

Rayquaza Raid Guide and Infographic

Downloadable Printable Infographic Custom Raid Results for Rayquaza The time has come for Rayquaza and with it dawns our Rayquaza Duo Contest. So we've designed this infographic with a special section just for duo-ing while also including normal counters for Rayquaza...

Aggron Raid Guide & Infographic with Weather

High Quality Infographic Download Interactive Aggron Raid Guide Getting to know Aggron The latest Pokemon Go update brought us a new Tier 4 raid boss: Aggron. He happens to be the toughest tier 4 raid boss to beat, needing a minimum of three trainers to take him down....

Analysis on EX Raid Gym Distribution Using S2 Cell Level 12

When EX Raid was first announced, it was not clearly communicated to us how to obtain the elusive EX Raid pass. But on 21st November, Niantic announced the end of Field Test and made EX Raid official. This also came with announcement to do raids at parks and sponsored...

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...