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

Introduction

By
Vincent Lau

The ability to transfer Pokémon caught in Pokémon GO was a heavily advertised feature, and we suspect it’s a very popular one as well. The process itself is fairly simple, but there are a number of steps, and a few important things to know.

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(1 of 2) Meltan

Meltan (left), Melmetal (right)

Firstly, only Pokémon originally discovered in the Kanto region can be transferred to Let’s Go. With the exception of Mew. So that means Pokémon with Pokédex numbers between 1 and 150. Shiny Pokémon and Alolan Forms are eligible, but event Pokémon with hats and sunglasses aren’t.

In addition, the two brand new Mythical Pokémon, #808 Meltan and #809 Melmetal, can also be transferred. In fact, the only way to obtain these two in Let’s Go is by transferring from GO.

Secondly, transferral of Pokémon occurs in a special facility in Fuchsia City, called the GO Park Complex. That means you need to have played past the halfway point before you can start transferring Pokémon. So you can’t wreck Brock and Misty with your shiny Charizard or Dragonite, etc.

Last but certainly not least, when you transfer Pokémon from GO to Let’s Go, the Pokémon cannot return to GO. It is essentially a one-way trip. So think carefully before you transfer any important Pokémon. If in doubt, only transfer spares, and keep your strong Pokémon for raids, Gym battles etc.

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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