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

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You can change your controller via the options menu.

The controls for this game are pretty simple, but there are 4 control schemes to keep track of (although technically only 3 unique ones). So if you’re uncertain of anything, don’t worry–we’ve got you covered!


Right Joy-Con Left Joy-Con Function
Right stick Left stick Move character/move cursor in menus
A, ZR, click right stick inwards Right (D-Pad), ZL, click left stick inwards Interact/confirm choice
B Down (D-Pad) Cancel choice
X Up (D-Pad) Open main menu
Y Left (D-Pad) Open options, box, check moves etc.
+ - Toggle Buddy, change Pokédex display
R L Interact/confirm/move Pokémon or items
Shake Shake Open play menu, trigger Partner Power etc.

Handheld Mode

Button(s) Function
Left stick Move character/move cursor in menus.
D-Pad Move cursor in menus.
A, ZL, ZR, click left/right stick inwards Interact/confirm choice
B Cancel choice
X Open main menu
Y Open options, box, check moves etc.
+, - Toggle Buddy, Pokédex
L, R Interact/confirm/move Pokémon or items

Poké Ball Plus

Button(s) Function
Circle stick Move character/move cursor in menus.
Click circle stick inwards Interact/confirm choice
Top button Cancel choice, open main menu
Shake Open play menu, options, box, trigger Partner Powers etc.


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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
  • Platforms,
  • Genre
  • 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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