Pokemon GO Guide - Sinnoh Region/Gen 4 Pokemon

Pokemon GO Guide - Sinnoh Region/Gen 4 Pokemon

Our hub for all the hints, tips, tricks, and guides you need for Pokémon GO. Including info on Gen 4 Pokemon and Raids

Pokemon GO is an ever-evolving, ever-growing behemoth, with over 100 million downloads worldwide. There's a hell of a lot to get your head around at first, with two years worth of content to catch up on. To get you up to speed, we've pulled together all of our Pokemon GO Guides into one handy place. In this Pokemon GO Guides Hub, we'll cover all aspects of Pokemon GO, from Raids to egg hatching. We're making sure to get everything updated for Gen 4, so be sure to check back in for new guides and new info.

Our Pokémon guides will basically answer the most frequently-asked questions in Pokémon Go, and will be updated as Niantic updates Pokémon Go. We'll have all the info on special Pokemon GO events, plus evergreen guides that'll help you level up quickly, evolve certain Pokemon, and a whole lot more. Keep checking back for more tips and hints.

Pokemon GO Gen 4 Pokemon, Sinnoh region

A horde of brand new Sinnoh Region/Gen 4 Pokemon are now available to find worldwide in Pokemon GO, including the likes of Bidoof, Turtwig, Lucario, Infernape, and more.

In addition to this, there have been a number of changes to the meta. We've listed all of these gen 4 updates below:

  • CP values will be adjusted
  • HP values will be changed to close the gap between high HP pokemon and low HP pokemon
  • Pokemon defense and stamina values will be rebalanced, with the hope to allow highly defensive pokemon to be valuable in battle by outlasting opponents rather than simply running out the clock.
  • Defense values have been lowered to help level the playing field between high defense and low defense pokemon.
  • AR+ on Android devices has been added

New Raid Bosses have also been added to the game including Bidoof, Shinx and Buneary, and more.

Pokemon Go Guide Hub

Raid Battles Update - how do you take part in Raids?
Everything you need to know to win Raid Battles. An updated list of every Raid Boss in Pokemon GO, alongside tier rankings.

Pokémon Go - When Should You Use a Lucky Egg?
Lucky Eggs are incredibly useful in Pokemon Go. Here's a guide on when you should use them.

Pokemon GO - Which Candies Should You Stock For Pokemon Go Generation 4?
Here are the candies you should stockpile for the impending Pokemon Go Generation 4.

How do You Find Shiny Pokémon in Pokémon GO?
Shiny Pokemon are in Pokemon Go, but how do you find them and what do they do?.

Pokemon Go - How to Evolve Tyrogue into Hitmonchan, Hitmonlee or Hitmontop
Everything you need to know in order to evolve Tyrogue into Hitmonchan, Hitmonlee or Hitmontop.

Pokémon Go - Where to Find Region Exclusive Pokémon
Here’s where to find the elusive region-locked Pokémon in Pokémon Go, including Mr Mime and Tauros. Up to date info as of gen 4.

Pokémon Go - What Are Pokémon Nests and Where Can You Find Them?
You can find certain Pokemon at Pokemon Nests. Here's how to find them.

Pokémon Go - Which Pokémon Require Items to Evolve?
Some Pokemon need special items in order to evolve. Here are those Pokemon along with the items needed.

How to Catch Ditto
Here's how to catch the mysterious formless Pokemon, Ditto.

How Far Do I Have to Walk to Earn Candy For My Buddy?
Here's how many kilometers you must walk to earn one candy for each Pokémon Buddy.

How to Sync and Use Pokémon GO Plus
Here's how to sync up the Pokémon GO Plus app to Pokémon GO, then use it to catch Pokémon and collect items from PokéStops.

How to Evolve Your Eevee into Vaporeon, Flareon, or Jolteon
How to evolve your Eevee into one of its elemental types: Vaporeon, Flareon, or Jolteon.

How to Earn More PokéCoins
How to earn extra Pokécoins in Pokémon Go.

Why Can't I Find Any Pokémon in My Neighborhood?
Can't find any Pokémon in Pokémon GO? Here's why, and what you can do about it.

Pokémon GO Level Up Rewards Guide
A list of rewards for leveling up in Pokémon GO.

How to Earn XP and Level Up Fast
Level up your trainer in Pokémon Go with these tips.

How to Catch Pokémon Without a Tracker
Here's how to catch Pokémon GO's rare Pokémon without any kind of a tracking system.

Egg Hatching Guide
Hatch eggs to obtain new Pokémon in Pokémon Go.

How to Calculate the Strength of Your Pokemon
How to find your Pokémon's hidden IV stats in Pokémon GO.

Tips and Tricks for Advanced Trainers
Helpful tips for experienced and seasoned Pokémon GO players.

How to Get Candy and Stardust
Get more Candy and Stardust to strengthen your Pokémon in Pokémon GO.

How to Get Gyarados and Other Rare Pokémon
The best ways to find rare species in Pokémon GO.

Where to Find Certain Pokémon Types
The best places to look for Pokémon based on type.

Pokemon GO Best Pokemon
Learn which Pokémon are the most powerful in Pokémon GO.

How to Capture Pokémon Like a Pro
Tips and tricks for catching 'em all in Pokémon Go.

How to Get Pikachu as a Starter
Learn how to start with Pikachu in Pokémon GO.

Pokemon Go Regice Raid Guide - Best Counters, Weakness, Availability, Regirock and Registeel Release Date
Everything you need to know about Pokemon GO’s Legendary Ice Pokemon.

Pokemon GO Friends Guide - Friendship Level Bonuses, How to Add Friends, Friend List in Pokemon GO
Thanks to the Trading update that was added to Pokemon GO, you can now add your friends. We’ve gathered everything you need to know in this handy guide.

Pokemon GO Gifts Guide - 7K Eggs, Alolan Form Pokemon, How to Send and open Gifts in Pokemon GO
Gifts are now available in Pokemon GO. Here’s all the info you need.

Pokemon GO Alolan Forms - How to Get Alolan Geodude, Alolan Vulpix, Alolan Raichu and More Alolan Pokemon
Alolan Pokemon are becoming more and more common in Pokemon GO. Here’s every Pokemon GO Alolan Pokemon, and how to get them.

Pokemon GO Gen 4 List - First Wave, Baby Pokemon and More
Everything you need to know about the recent gen 4 update to Pokemon GO.

Pokemon GO added in a new research feature which tasks players with completing quests for Professor Willow. These Quest are split into two categories; Field and Special, with each one offering different rewards upon completion. You can check out all of the info in our Pokemon GO Research Quests Guide.

Pokemon GO Trading and Friends Lists

A new update has just arrived in Pokemon GO, one which brings an often requested feature to the game. Trading is now available, as is the ability to add friends. There is be a level associated with each of your friends which grants bonuses and rewards as it increases. This is called Friendship Level. You can read all about it in our Pokemon GO Trading Guide.

We'll keep you posted on all the latest news regarding new features for Pokemon GO, like new events, Legendary pokemon and more.

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Jake Green

Guides Editor

Jake is a former freelance writer who now heads up guides for USG. He spends his days dreaming of an X-Files dating-sim and will play literally any game with monkeys in it. He has an unhealthy obsession with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and would pretty much trade a kidney for Skate 4 at this point.

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