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

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The Poké Ball Plus functions as a Joy-Con with fewer buttons.

The Poké Ball Plus is an optional controller, shaped like an actual Poké Ball from the Pokémon games and cartoon, which you can play this game with. You can purchase it separately or as a bundle with the game. At the time of writing, it can’t be used as a controller for other games (but is compatible with Sword and Shield).

The controller itself features an analogue stick in the middle, where the red and white halves join. You can click the analogue stick inwards to act as the main button. There’s also a second button at the top of the red half, which acts as the secondary button.

Additionally, the controller has built in gyro sensors, allowing for motion controls. This is primarily used when catching Pokémon, where you can mimic the motion of throwing a Poké Ball, causing you to throw a Poké Ball in the game. You can also shake the controller, which acts as a third button.


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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
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  • Genre
  • Guide Release
    23 November 2018
  • Last Updated
    19 December 2020
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  • 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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