Revisiting Kanto 20 years on
With the Switch gearing up for its second holiday season on the market, the time has finally come for the hybrid machine to get its first taste of core series Pokémon action. Acting as a reimagining of Pokémon Yellow – an already enhanced version of the series’ first titles Pokémon Red and Blue – Pokémon: Let's...
Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! Guides
Gain rewards and unlock the mythical Pokémon Mew in Pokémon Sword and Shield
First released alongside Pokémon: Let's Go Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go Eevee!, the Poké Ball Plus offered a unique way to play that game one-handed. Designed to resemble the Poké Balls used to catch Pocket Monsters, it's a cute
Pikachu, I choose you! Again!
You may have heard that any Pokémon Sword and Shield players that also have a Pokémon: Let's Go Pikachu! or Let's Go Eevee! can claim a free Pikachu or Eevee depending on the save file they have on their Switch. This is indeed true! Anyone with a save file for either Pokémon: Let's Go Pikachu! or Pokémon: Let's Go...
Including the Seafoam Islands block puzzle solution!
Want to catch the legendary Pokémon Articuno in Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!? We can help with that! This Ice / Flying type is just one of three legendary Pokémon in Let's Go, alongside Zapdos and Moltres. In this guide, we're going to detail exactly how to catch Articuno,...
You will learn to fear our level 5 Pidgey
Pokémon’s stat system has been the same since 2002, with monsters gaining EVs in combat which are then used to determine a power boost which scales based on the Pokémon’s level. With Pokémon Let’s Go, Pikachu & Let’s Go, Eevee having no 'wild' and randomised combat, the system has changed once...
Grab yourself a Legendary Pokémon!
If you played Pokémon Red, Blue or Yellow back in the day, you'll know all about the fabled Power Plant. Here, you could capture yourself a level 50 Zapdos, challenge the Elite Four and grab yourself a TM 25. That's some nice little treasures for a short, optional dungeon! The Power Plant makes a welcome return...
Time to grind
If a huge part of the reason you nabbed a copy of Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! is because you're a mega fan of Pokémon GO, you might feel a little lost as to how to check a Pokémon's IVs. This was infamously tricky in the mobile game too, as you had to use a third party IV tracker to get an accurate result...
What are you waiting for?!
Niantic has made no secret of the fact you can connect Pokémon GO to Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, allowing you to transfer your favourite monsters between your phone and Nintendo Switch. There are numerous benefits for doing this, like earning bonus XP and Candy, the Mystery Box item, and to see...
Catch the very best
Chaining successful captures and defeats has been a thing in Pokémon since Diamond & Pearl with the PokéRadar item, but Pokémon Let’s Go, Pikachu! & Let’s Go, Eevee! have brought it back to the forefront, with the whole system being made crystal-clear via the new Catch Combo mechanic. As there are no 'wild'...
Connect 'em all
One of the most notable elements of Pokémon: Let's Go on Switch is the fact that it offers connectivity with Pokémon GO, the smartphone title has is played by millions upon millions of people every day. However, getting the two games to connect with one another is proving to be something of a sticking point for some players. Three...
Old school talent
Red is a character who surely needs no introduction to Pokémon fans. Red was a character from the very first Game Boy entries, and has become something of an icon for veteran players. Red appears in Pokémon: Let's Go, but is only found in one location: Indigo Plateau. Don't expect Red to simply appear, though - he will only...
Three legends, three solutions
Whenever a new Pokémon game arrives, one of the first questions players have is about where they can find their favourite monster. With Pokémon: Let's Go - which strips the PokéDex right back to the original 151 'mon - this usually means focusing on the 'classic' beasts, including Bulbasaur, Charmander and...
Clue: It involves spending money
One of the burning questions for many Pokémon fans picking up Pokémon: Let's Go! on Switch will be how they can acquire one of the franchise's most famous monsters in the game: the mysterious Mew. Nintendo has been quite sneaky with this, as it has essentially locked Mew behind a paywall - to get the monster, you...
About The Game
Take your Pokémon™ journey to the Kanto region with your energetic partner, Pikachu, to become a top Pokémon Trainer as you battle other trainers.
Use a throwing motion to catch Pokémon in the wild with either one Joy-Con™ controller or Poké Ball™ Plus accessory, which will light up, vibrate, and make sounds to bring your adventure to life. Share your adventure with family or friends in 2-player action using a second Joy-Con or Poké Ball Plus (sold separately). You can even connect to the Pokémon™ GO app* using a compatible smartphone to bring over Pokémon originally discovered in the Kanto region!
Explore the diverse and vibrant region of Kanto! True-to-size wild Pokémon roam around in the game, so catch them like a real Pokémon Trainer by using motion, timing, and a well-placed Poké Ball™. Go on a stroll with your favorite Pokémon in your Poké Ball Plus! Connect your game directly to Pokémon GO* to receive Kanto region Pokémon.
- Become a top Pokémon Trainer on an adventure with Pikachu/Eevee!
- Encounter Pokémon™ in the Kanto region
- Play the entire game with a single Joy-Con™ controller or use the Poké Ball™ Plus accessory, which will light up, vibrate, and make sounds to bring your adventure to life
- Take your Pokémon for a stroll in your Poké Ball™ Plus
- Play a Pokémon adventure together cooperatively anytime, anywhere on one system by using another Joy-Con™ controller or Poké Ball™ Plus accessory (sold separately) to catch and battle alongside another player!
- Use Poké Ball™ Plus to connect with the Pokémon™ GO* app on compatible smartphones to catch Kanto region Pokémon
- Connect Poké Ball™ Plus to the Pokémon™ GO* app to catch Pokémon in the real world and gather items from Poké Stops without viewing your smartphone screen—meanwhile, carry Pokémon from Pokémon™: Let's Go, Pikachu! or Pokémon™: Let's Go, Eevee!