TheSilphRoad Weekly Roundup: March Week 3 2019

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March 15, 2019

  • User u/supercakey points out something that a lot of absent-minded Rayquaza raiders might forget; Ground-type moves are BAD against Rayquaza!
  • Ledyba arrives as a Ditto candidate, shown by u/kodipaws

March 17, 2019

  • u/eurolite14 explains how their life as a rural Pokemon GO player improved dramatically after discovering OPR in Ingress.

March 18, 2019

  • Reddit user u/Fruitymcdoo breaks down the true cost of hatching a Riolu. Their conclusion? You need to hatch 143 Eggs to get one!

March 19, 2019

  • Reddit user u/wreak_hav0c posted a screenshot of a series of strings, datamined by Pokemon GO dataminer Chrales. It hints at the existence of "Lucky Friends", a feature that can guarantee a Lucky Pokemon.
  • The Spring Equinox event began today and with it the arrival of Shiny Solrock and Lunatone!

March 20, 2019

March 21, 2019

  • Giratina is announced for a return at the end of March, and the brand new Origin Forme will be available in April!

March 22, 2019

March 23, 2019

  • Shiny Treecko is made available for Community Day, which takes place from 3:00PM to 6:00PM across the globe! Some players have mixed feelings.

Ideas / Humor

March 15, 2019

  • Preparation for Deoxys Defense Forme has begun and with it, a quick fix to its appearance; the in-game sprite used to have very short arms! It's fixed now. 

March 16, 2019

March 18, 2019

  • A quality-of-life featured designed by u/zutapodmornica could help many trainers discover their favorite Pokemon's strengths and weaknesses!

March 22, 2019

  • Redditor u/Nambitious provides a simple suggestion: add info on the Gym Badge screen on where the gym is located! Makes sense, no?