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Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! & Let's Go, Eevee!

Setting Up

By
Vincent Lau

Near… or far… wherever you are!

You can’t have a proper Pokémon game without trading and battling! In Let’s Go, you can trade and battle with other players both locally and online. Whether you’re playing with someone near or far, everything pretty much works the same.

To start trading or battling, first go to “Communicate” in the main menu, then select “Play with Others”. You can then select whether to play with a nearby player (via Local Wireless) or a faraway player (via the Internet). Make sure Flight Mode isn’t switched on and, if applicable, you’re connected to the Internet.

Next, you can choose one of the three options: Link Trade, Single Battle or Double Battle. These are all pretty self-explanatory. After that, you must select a Link Code, which is a string of 3 Pokémon icons, from 10 possible types. The game will then try to match you with another player with the same Link Code.

Now you might realize there’s actually no way to directly play with a specific player. You can’t even choose a friend from your friend list. The only thing you can do is try to pick a unique combination for your Link Code, then arrange for your trade/battle partner to quickly pick the same.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
  • Platforms
    Switch
  • Genre
    RPG
  • Guide Release
    23 November 2018
  • Last Updated
    19 December 2020
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Vincent Lau

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Welcome to our strategy guide for Pokemon: Let’s Go!

  • A complete walkthrough with strategies to defeat all the Kanto Gym Leaders and conquer the Pokémon League.
  • Encounter tables for all the wild Pokémon, including the rare Pokémon with undisclosed habitats in the Pokédex.
  • Explanations of all the gameplay mechanics for both beginner trainers and Pokémon Masters.
  • Where to find all the Master Trainers and hidden battles after beating the game.
  • A handy mini-Pokédex containing the key details for all 153 obtainable Pokémon and where to find them.

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