Pokemon Go major shop items removed from game by Niantic

Niantic recently released Pokemon Go update 0.151.0 for both android and iOS devices via staged rollout. The latest update has brought a slew of changes to the game.

But before digging into the new update, there is something peculiar happening to the Pokemon Go item shop which needs to be discussed.

In the last couple of hours, many Pokemon Go players have reported that the Pokemon Go Item Shop has removed many important items which were regularly purchased by players.

According to the initial reports, the following items have been removed from Pokemon Go Item Shop.

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1) 200 Poke Balls
2) 25 Lucky Eggs
3) 8 Incense
4) 25 Incense

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Have a look at the screenshots below from the forum where players are reporting this issue.

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Many players think this has been done by mistake, as the items which have been removed are purchased regularly by players.

As of now, there is no official word from Niantic on whether the changes made in the Item shop are done purposefully or by mistake. As soon as any official statement arrives from Niantic, we will update it here.

For a quick refresher, Pokemon Go Update 0.151.0 has added twenty new Shadow Pokemon, new Egg animation, and horizontal AR picture functionality. The list of Shadow Pokemon which have been added to the latest update, are detailed below.

1) Kangaskhan

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2) Diglett

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3) Dugtrio

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4) Rhyhorn

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5) Rhydon

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6) Rhyperior

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7) Murkrow

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8) Honchkrow

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9) Gible

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10) Gabite

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11) Garchomp

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12) Krabby

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13) Kingler

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14) Shellder

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15) Cloyster

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16) Geodude

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17) Graveler

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18) Golem

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19) Hippopotas

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20) Hippowdon

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The list of changes that have been incorporated in the update 0.151.0 are as follows:

  • New Egg Hatch Animation
  • Improvements in Fighting against Team Go Rocket
  • Android Q compatible
  • During a battle with Team Rocket, a hand is shown for the charge attack
  • The battle against Team Go Rocket now shows HP

Pokemon Go September Community Day has also been announced, and it features grass-type Pokemon Turtwig. During community day hours, Turtwig will spawn more frequently in the wild.

Pokemon Go September Community Day will go live on September 15 from 11 am to 2 pm in your local time zone. If you are lucky, you may encounter shiny Turtwig.

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Pokemon Go September Community Day also brings in a variety of bonuses. Lure modules will last for three hours during Community Day hours, and players will receive 3x Catch Stardust.

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