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What is The Silph Road?
The Silph Road is a grassroots network of Pokémon GO™ trainers.
What does it do?
The Silph Road is a friendly, active community focused on three objectives:
- Constructing a real-world network of Pokemon GO enthusiasts
- Researching and discussing game mechanics and strategy
- Helping newbies improve and learn
Sweet. How do I join?
- Read the intro thread
- Assign yourself the correct subreddit flair via the sidebar. (Only visible on desktop mode!)
- Then head to the Web app and authenticate with your Reddit account to be able to contribute!
Finally, subscribe to the subreddit (above) and/or if you're on Twitter, follow the handle @TheSilphRoad to receive updates on the Road network's development.
Join us and help us build the world's most awesome network of GO enthusiasts!
Safe travels, friend!
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1 | 2 ---|--- Mar 4 | v0.57.4 brings (actual) minor text fixes Feb 25 | v0.57.3 brings performance optimizations Feb 23 | Nest Migration #15 Feb 21 | Move Rebalance restores quick move speed Feb 21 | Anniversary Pikachu Announced Feb 18 | Dronpes released from doghouse Feb 16 | Gen II Launches Feb 15 | Gen II Announced to bring 80+ species, berries, + customization Feb 14 | MrsDronpes doesn't receive Dronpes' Valentine's flowers Feb 14 | GAME_MASTER receives berries + avatar customizations Feb 8 | [Egg Distance Shakeup] (https://www.reddit.com/r/TheSilphRoad/comments/5t0hk3/updated_egg_list_distances_reference_image_for/) & Migration Feb 8 | Valentine's Event begins Jan 29 | v0.55.0 brings GO+ fix & Gen 2 prep. Jan 24 | Large banwave hits botted accounts Jan 24 | Largescale spawnpoint remap adds additional nests Jan 23 | Launches in S. Korea using OSM map data Jan 17 | v0.53.1 silently adds large amounts of code for upcoming features Jan 8 | Holiday Event ends Dec 23 | Holiday Event begins Dec 22 | Apple Watch app launches Dec 16 | 'Outdoor area' spawns increased Dec 12 | 8 New Species Added! (Baby Pokemon, Togetic, + Santa Hat Pikachu variant) Dec 9 | Nearby Tracker expands to rest of world Dec 6 | Multi-transfer, type icons added Nov 30 | Nearby Tracker expands to US + Europe Nov 23 | Thanksgiving event begins (double XP/Stardust for one week) Nov 22 | First Ditto Found In-Game by /u/Kvothealar Nov 21 | CP formula improved Nov 6 | Daily Bonuses begin to be awarded Nov 5 | Spawn time increased to 30 min from 15 Nov 4 | Nearby tracker expands test to Arizona, Seattle, etc Nov 3 | Pidgey and Rattata removed from 2km eggs, Eevee changed to 5km Oct 25 | First Event: Halloween Festivities begin Oct 10 | Type Catch Bonus introduced, and six Pokemon now used for training instead of one, making Gyms more accessible to casual players Sep 26 | Third Nest Migration - this time with no species pattern Sep 22 | Attack IVs no longer correlated with Pokedex # Sep 16 | The GO+ Device arrives Sep 10 | The Buddy System is added in v0.37.0 Aug 24 | Pokemon now faint while training (instead of remaining at 1HP after loss) Aug 23 | Second Nest Migration Aug 23 | IV Appraisal feature added Aug 16 | First major ban wave Aug 11 | Servers stabilize and app achieves 100% uptime for 3 days for first time Aug 8 | 'Nearby' feature begins testing in SF Aug 5 | John Hanke commits to reducing illicit server access for "stability and integrity of the game" Aug 2 | Niantic first statement to community since launch: addresses 3-steps removal, illicit 3rd party server access, un-launched regions Aug 1 | Dronpes reminds that the Road is no place to disparage other subs Jul 30 | First major mechanic changes) (3-Step indicators removed, avatars editable, etc) come in v0.31.0 Jul 29 | Major DPS Update (Charge move DPS now > quick move DPS) Jul 29 | First Nest Migration (Dratini Nests disappear) Jul 12 | The "One HP Gym Bug" is Fixed Jul 5 | Pokemon GO begins to roll out to Google Play and iOS app stores Jun 4 | Niantic releases v0.25 to field testers. CP 'boosting' now live. May 25 | Niantic opens the field test to US testers. May 7 | Niantic releases v0.21 to field testers. The Shop now live. Apr 25 | Niantic expands field test to Australia/New Zealand. Apr 14 | Niantic releases v0.17 to field testers. Battling & Gyms now live. Mar 28 | Niantic opens Japan Field Test. Mar 24 | Niantic/Nintendo shares information on basic game mechanics. Mar 3 | Niantic announces Japan beta in late March. Opens registration. And files US Trademark. Feb 25 | “Pokémon Go is looking good. We’ll share more details with the world soon. There certainly are a lot of fans.” - John Hanke, CEO Dec 16 | Extensive Interview with Niantic Sep 10 | Original Press Release Announcing Pokemon GO