Pokemon GO Water Festival Event

Pokemon GO Water Festival Event!
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Shiny”via Daily Prompt: Ordinary

It’s a beautiful day of fishing… the Pokemon GO way.

The Seventh and last day since the Pokemon GO “Water Festival Event” started ended yesterday.

And as Pokemon GO Trainers got flooded with Water Pokemon’s on their Sightings readout for a week, the hunt is now over.

Things literally turned out very “moving” for the week as Trainers went out hoping to catch more new Gen2 Pokemon’s and others around.

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But nothing was much more exciting for us Poke Trainers here to finally get the chance and ran into a “Lapras” in the Wild.

As one of the “rarest” Gen1 Pokemon that most if not all Trainers here dreamt of encountering in the Wild.

Coz, far as I know there’s only one recorded encounter of a 1,200+ CP Lapras here that happened last September 2016.

Sad to say, it ran away and the trainer didn’t catch it.

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Having only hatched “One” Lapras last October 20, 2016 and recently a “Second” one on March 25, 2017 after Gen2 kicked off.

Encountering and catching Lapras during this Water Festival Event, gave us Trainers here that good push and roamed around the City, guess some of us got “Lucky.”

Since it was a Water Festival Event, chances were up for catching more Gen1 and Gen2 Water Type Pokemon’s in the Wild.

Armed only with the footstep tracking system” with no other help from “Spoofers or PokeTrack” the hunt for Pokemon’s was on and catching the rarest of them all… A “Lapras!” really paid of.

Day 1

Nothing seem out of the ordinary except that “White whiskered Magikarp.”

Caught some Seels, Qwilfish, Omanytes and evolved an Omastar. And at 10:30 PM the NEWS finally came.

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And before the day ended, noticed a change in Gyarados color, and failed to catch a special “Shiny” Magikarp summoned by Incense which ran away.

Day 2

It started with Hoothoot as the first catch and a Pineco 10 km egg hatch…

Popping an Incense hoping to summon a Lapras in the morning, a Blastoise appeared which was really something.

Although previous updates revealed that “Venusaur, Charizard and Blastoise” were already here on Earth, I only managed to encounter and catch only a “Venusaur,” and that was before the updates.

Hatching a Dratini, Larvitar, Lickitung, Smoochum, Phanpy. Getting another 10 km egg, catching a Mantine, Slowbro, another Snorlax and evolving a new Dewgong, I said I’ll call it a day, it’s time to relax.

Day 3

Caught a Wobbuffet and a Pineco, and trained to add another Wobuffet in a Gym.

Trained again with three fellow team mate Blisseys unleashing thy Ursarings.

Gym prestige increased but not enough, new batch of Ursarings, Go again, Why not?

Times Up but it was enough to open up another slot.

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Now it’s time to add another Pokemon of mine, and this time another Ditto, and what can I say,  “Ditto!”

Hatched another Tyrogue, got another 10 km egg, went around the City and spun more PokeStops disk and was about to add another Pokemon in a Gym with an open Slot…

But something in my Sighting readout caught my eye which made me Stop.

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I can’t believe it… it’s a “Lapras!”

In the spur of the moment I thought its CP was only 989 but when it became clear its CP was 1,989, I got so eager to catch it and make it mine.

Yes! My “first” Lapras caught in the Wild!

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My third and highest CP so far!

So I tell myself, it’s almost 10:00 am, my battery’s at 10 percent, I finally caught that “Lapras,” it’s time to head for home… but along the way I got another 10!

Wow! This keeps getting better and better… could this get any better than this?

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YES it can! And it was something I almost missed… a “Misdreavus!”

Never hatched one, always hoped to get one and to think, I almost passed by this one.

And I caught another Cyndaquil and had my fill.

Got home and evolved a Tyrogue into a Hitmontop.

and another Gyarados.

Noon time was quite another surprise, another acquisition, thy Ursaring Team’s on the rise.

And I caught a Seaking, hatched another Pineco and a Tyrogue.

Day 4

Three more days to go before this event is over and I’m looking to catch another Lapras and maybe evolve a Shiny Magikarp, so out we go.

First catch of the day (a Poliwag) and 7-day ‘First PokeStop of the Day’ streak!  (An “Up-Grade!” Evolutionary Item Guaranteed!) Then hatched two Nidoran Males.

10 km Egg hatch

Another “Lapras!”

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My fourth Lapras and third hatch.

Still visited the place where I caught that Lapras yesterday but there was no sighting. Decided to head back home and along the way hatched a Slugma and again got “Two” more 10 km Eggs!

Well, It was just like a repeat from yesterday.

Little Snack before Lunch.

“Talking about a very ‘Wet’ Water Festival Event, here’s a funny coincidence. I was here at this place near the sea shore that’s selling ‘dried’ fish and squid when that ‘Lapras’ hatched.”

So I hatched a Machop and a Sudowoodo…

At last I got another Special Item (A second for this 7-day streak), a “Metal Coat” and another 10 km Egg.

And noticed that “Pinap” Berries were working already, doubling candy drop.

Finally able to evolve an Onix and got my first “Steelix!”

Before the day ended… evolved Pokes and got another Omastar, Forretress and Lanturn plus a few more hatches.

Day 5

More Magikarps, Pinap Berries working, more candies dropping but still no Shiny Magikarp appearing.

Hatched some Water Pokemon’s and caught an Azumarill.

But as of this morning there’s no Lapras still.

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A Sandshrew!

So I just had a little battle for one Poke’s debut…

But before I could add, a “Chansey” was hatched, okay, just one or two more hatches and I’ll get another “Blissey.”

Now it’s time to add.

Giving “Steelix” a taste of Gym life but already got kicked out as of this time.

Was still hoping a Lapras or a Gyarados will appear when all of a sudden a “Kabutops” was very near.  

Larvitar found a candy after the Gym takeover and after Kabutops was caught, a 10 km Egg hatch brought in some more Larvitar candies, plus a 1000 CP Gligar also hatched later.

Popped an incense, hoped to catch something Special but only caught a few more Water Pokemon’s, two Mantines, a Pidgeot and Pidgeotto…

In the evening was able to evolve another Seel, Rhyhorn, Wartortle… hatched and caught a few more Pokemon’s with the last one as another Ditto.

Day 6

The day started out with a Ghastly, Slugma hatch then another “Sentret” turned Ditto catch.

Then I got three fresh 10 km Eggs.

Then I had a few more hatches…

And earned a new medal…

Was hungry, battery running low and there was a power outage.

So I thanked “Michelle” for the meal and for letting me charge my phone… as I gobbled up that sumptuous meal.

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Hard-core Poke hunter here (and only another avid Poke hunter knows how it feels)!

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A Vaporeon and Smeargle

Evolved and got another Omastar and Feraligatr.

And we go on…

Grilled three and much later hatched another three… It was time to head out and after checking the Sightings readout… A “Lapras” was there again!

Broke free three times but it was a good thing I caught it in the end.

Caught another Slowbro, got another 10 km Egg, and hatched a Pineco… And much to one’s surprise another “Lapras” thereafter was hatched.

Hatched and caught a few more Pokes…

Some time later, evolved mon’s and got another Kingdra, a Blastoise, two Forretress, an Omastar and hatched a Magnemite…

Day 7

The Last Day!

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Got enough candies and head on out hoping to catch that Shiny Magikarp. Hatched a few more Pokemons and caught another Slowbro.

Then had another Lapras sighting.

Gotcha! Caught another one!

And just like a repeat of yesterday, the Sixth day… another “Lapras” was hatched… plus a Slugma.

Got another 10 km Egg, a few more hatches, evolved an Omanyte and caught a Graveler.

The last day culminated with all egg hatches.

Well…

“This ‘Water Festival Event’ was only good for a week and may seem another development that’s nothing out of the ordinary.”

On the third day I already found the rarest of what I seek-ed and hatched another one on the fourth with only three days left before the end of the week.

But the Sixth day seemed to be the “luckiest day” of the week, as a recap I was able to:

  • Get five 10 km Eggs
  • Caught another Ditto and Wobuffet
  • Got another “King-dra, a Feraligatr, a Blastoise, ‘Two’ Omastars and Forretress”
  • Earned another Medal for catching 50 BIG Magikarps (so wet!), and
  • Got “TWO” Lapras (caught and hatched) all in one day

“Although I didn’t catch that Shiny Magikarp, the last day still proved to be well worth it… I was able to get “TWO” more Lapras and that really made it…. “

This “Water Festival Event” really turned out to be a “Wonderful Fishing Event!” in the end.

Thank you Niantic!

Team Instinct: Pokemon GO Iligan Generation 2

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via Daily Prompt: Instinct

“Reign Of Tyranitar”

Since Pokemon GO Generation 2 was released last February 17, 2017 there’s still a lot of excitement in the air…

As Poke Trainers come face to face with new “pocket monsters” spawning everywhere and battle Gyms to add New Poke Defenders.

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The thrill in encountering new Pokemon’s in the wild or hatched thru eggs now gave the game a new boost as a number of Poke Trainers are back in the game again and many are out putting lures to catch new ones and fill up their Pokedex.

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But I believe none is much more exciting as evolving your first “Blissey,”

…being able to get all evolution “Special ‘RARE’ Items,”

…and of course, evolving the Monster of Terror, “Tyranitar!”

A lot of Poke Trainers saved up on their candies and Chansey’s for Generation 2 release to evolve the “High HP and Top Gym Defender, ‘Blissey!'”

A month since the release, one can always, that is, never fail to see “Blissey” in almost every Pokemon Gym available here in the City of Waterfalls… Iligan City, Philippines.

The Reign of the Monster of Terror “Tyranitar” has just begun as this one New Pokemon was just made available in Gen2 release…

Unlike Chansey that you’ll only be needing a number of candies to make Blissey.

First, …you’ll have to hatch a “Larvitar,” and consider yourself happy

or if you’ll catch a fully evolved “Tyranitar” in the Wild, you’re very lucky

or if it’s one “Pupitar” in the Wild you’ll catch then you are extremely lucky.

A Larvitar!

A Larvitar!

Other places are much luckier (or shall we say have more PokeStops), for only Six days passed since Gen 2 was released, “Tyranitar’s” with 2900+ CP were already found in their Poke Gym’s.

Wow!

I haven’t even hatched my first “Larvitar” yet and here they are… already in PokeGym’s in another place… a place where I got my first “Larvitar and Swinub” sighting (too bad I failed to catch them both).

Guess, Poke Trainers there are just so lucky but like what is known…

“Pokemon GO” is all about getting up and about, travelling (especially for Regional’s, but hope Niantic will rotate them soon), that is what it’s all about.

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Anyways, currently having caught or evolved “77 Pokemon’s” of the 100 New Pokemon’s made available for Generation 2…

a Month after its release is… let me just say…

“It’s Okay!”

For two days, March 15 and 16 seemed to be the culmination of what was called the “RUSH!”

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Finally got my “Monster Of Terror” and the “Reign Of Tyranitar” commences.

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However, most PokeGym’s are filled with “Blissey!”

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Tyranitar to Blisseys: “…the cold shoulder eh?”

But for Tyranitar, you don’t see plenty… yet… as of now.

“Unofficial Count” for all Pokemon GO Team’s within the heart of Iligan City places Poke Trainer’s with Tyranitar’s at less than a “DOZEN” for now.

Team Instinct = 5

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Team Valor = 3

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No Tyranitar but the Account Holder has “Two” Tyranitar’s at 2k+ and 3k+ CP’s… didn’t find where he placed them at the time of writing this blog.

Team Mystic = 1

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The “Reign Of Tyranitar” is here.

Alright!

Now going back to “Blissey,” a lot of Pokemon GO Players today know that one PokeGym with several Blissey’s, three to begin with, is already hard to beat.

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If it be a Level 3 to a Level 10 Pokemon Gym with at least 3 Blissey’s…

Taking it down “alone” would mean having several of your Pokemon’s fainting or the usual case, the “TIME” runs out before you could beat one high CP/HP “Blissey” Defender.

Brought down a Level 7 Gym once (alone) that was defended by:

a Vaporeon 2.5k+ CP (Water Gun/Hydro Pump),

a Rhydon 2.7k+ CP (Rock Smash/Megahorn),

a Snorlax 2.7k+ CP (Zen Headbutt/Body Slam),

a 2.8k+ CP Blissey (Pound/Psychic),

a Rhydon 2.9k+ CP (Mud Slap/Earthquake),

a Gyarados 3k+ CP (Bite/Dragon Pulse),

and a Dragonite 3k+ CP (Dragon Breath/Dragon Claw).

And I got stuck with Blissey!

Brought it down finally at the cost of “50+ fainted Pokemon Attackers”

From Battle XP’s… An average CP/HP Blissey with a Moveset of “Pound” and “Psychic” may only take “Three” Salvos of its Psychic Charge Move (if you take direct hits) in the course of battle… to make one of your 2k+ CP Attacking Pokemon Faint.

That is… if you don’t have the right “tank” Pokemon with the right MoveSets so to speak with enough CP to “Counter” one Blissey.

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High CP/HP & Stamina – Blissey

An ardent Pokemon GO Player knows that “Blissey” has the highest in Stamina.

Type: Normal

Attack: 129

Defense: 229

Stamina: 510

Max CP: 3219

Normal Pokemon are weak to Fighting

But…

If you’re wondering what other kind of Pokemon is also very effective in beating “Blissey” check this out and see.

Thy battle scars thy testament…

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Here’s what I discovered…

Let’s take a look at this little experiment of mine I like to share with Y’all.

BATTLE 1

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Right Moves but Low CP Ursa’s

Here’s what it looks like using “Higher CP’s…*”

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So… there you have it.

Hope you’ll enjoy this tip!

“Works for me.”

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*Three things makes “Ursaring” very effective in battling Blissey.

1. It’s also a Normal Type “GOD Tier” Pokemon (Attack: 236, Defense: 144, Stamina: 180, Max CP: 2760)

2. It has Fighting/Steel Quick Move Sets

3. It has Fighting/Fairy/Normal Charge Move Sets

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So if it’s a higher CP Blissey defending then use one with a high CP…

And it may take one, two or three Ursa’s…

but when the smoke clears…

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“Reign of Tyranitar”

…you’ll surely evict that overstaying “Blissey.”

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Team Instinct: Pokemon GO Iligan Generation 2

Battle on fellow Poke Trainers!

DRAW?

DRAW?

Blissard!

Team Valor

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Team Instinct

Team Mystic

Talking about “Pokemania”

Talking about "Pokemania"
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via Daily Prompt: Pattern

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“Do you think having 3 different accounts in PoGO (bringing down a Gym and instantly making it Level 3) is the definition of ‘Pokemania?'”

“No, that’s just the tip of the “Ice Beam.”

"MIV" Player

“MIV” Player

“Does having one account for each Team, i. e., an ‘MIV’ (Mystic, Instinct, Valor) Player

…or having 3 different accounts in each Team (3×3) then,

…be the real definition of ‘Pokemania?'”

“Or can we just call it ‘literally’ getting so absorbed in the ‘game?'”

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“An augmented reality game invented and patterned like no other game before in history.”

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Whether you want to be the best in “Po-King.”

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Or show “having fun” can be done “Multi-tasking.”

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As long as “Pokemon Scanners or Spoof” Apps you are not using…

Having several different accounts, for Niantic, don’t technically mean “cheating.”

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So if you be playing the game like “Fourmungousaur” going after that Bulbasaur…

"Fourmungousaur" Credit: Ben 10 Wiki - Wikia

“Fourmungousaur” Credit: Ben 10 Wiki – Wikia

So be it… It’s not that bad… After-all…

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It just shows how “fun and exciting” to some the game is playing.

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Since Niantic’s game of “Pokemon GO” came out it has taken the world by storm.

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Now that Pokemon GO Gen2 has been released it has now become a whirlwind of a Maelstrom.

Yes, it’s a fact, the game’s developers are indeed money-making.

But some says, who cares, as long as they’re enjoying the game playing.

However…

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Sometimes in other peoples perspective, “it is frustrating, it is getting boring, that the game is evil and bad.”

NO ENTRY Magmar! You shall not pass! I'm gonna catch you.

NO ENTRY Magmar! You shall not pass! I’m gonna catch you. (Classified Odd… 11:04 AM at 66%. So, if 11:04 is 1+1+0+4 = 6… join this sum with 66% battery life left, less the percentage sign… then it is 666).

But sometimes it is also subjective, for there are also those that find it “exciting, challenging, as the best game they ever had.”

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Do you think you’re a “Pokemaniac?”

“PoGO pa more!”

It Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This (Pokemon GO)

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By Far, Today’s The Luckiest Day Since Playing Pokemon GO

The 11th day, i.e., today, seemed to be the luckiest day playing and hunting since Generation 2 in Pokemon GO was released.

Talking about just starting another day of Poke hunting, it turned out to be one of the “greatest” day of the game… playing.

So for all of those of you out there who are also into the “Pokemania,” here’s the story…

First day:

I caught an “Ursaring” right away!

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But “Quilava” went astray!

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And “Feraligatr” to my dismay… ran away!

It’s Okay, better luck next time!

This one’s a tough one!

However, Today, the 11th Day…

After an “Azumarill” catch…

Later, a third “Phanpy” was hatched…

Boy, this day is going to be fun! Now, I can evolved me self a “Donphan!”