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

Single/Double Battles

By
Vincent Lau

Watch out. Battles with other players are a lot different. You can actually, gasp, lose!

If you’re up for a Pokémon Battle, you can choose “Single Battle” for classic 1 vs 1 battles or “Double Battles” for more strategic 2 vs 2 battles. Besides the battle mechanics themselves, these two modes function identically.

At the beginning, one of the players can set the battle rules.

No restrictions is exactly what it says on the tin. Pokémon will enter the battle at their actual Levels, and will have their increased stats from eating candies.

Normal rules is a bit more sane. All Pokémon are reduced to Level 50, and increased stats from candies are ignored. Besides that, there are no further restrictions. So Mewtwo is still fair game.

Once the rules are decided, you can choose to fight with the Pokémon in your party or choose them from your Box. Next, you’ll have 1 minute and 30 seconds to select your team members and order. At this point, you can press the Y button to check your opponent’s team.

Then it’s battle time! Battles are the same as in single-player, but the “Bag” options is gone, so no items can be used. Instead, there’s a “Run” option that you can use to forfeit the match. Also, you’ll get 20 mins on the clock, and you have 1 min and 30 seconds to decide each move.

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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