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Partner Hairstyles

Vincent Lau

Make your Partner Pokémon extra threatening by giving it… an afro hairstyle!?

A hidden feature of your Partner Pokémon is the ability to change its hairstyle. Obviously, this has no gameplay benefit (similar to changing their outfit), but it’s cute all the same.

How to Change Hairstyles

First, you must be in the “Partner Play” screen (after choosing “Play with "Pikachu" IconPikachu/Eevee” from the field menu). Also, "Pikachu" IconPikachu/Eevee must be at the default distance away from you–and not up close to the screen.

Next, you’ll need to move your fingers on the touch screen (when playing the Nintendo Switch in Handheld mode). Depending on the number of fingers you use and the motion of your fingers, you may stumble upon a new hairstyle.

List of Hairstyles

Description Motion
Spiky Use 2 fingers in a vertical motion.
Cowlick Use 2 fingers in a horizontal motion.
Puffy Use 2 fingers in a clockwise direction.
Messy Use 2 fingers in an anti-clockwise direction.
Fringe Use 5 fingers in a vertical motion.
Mohawk Use 5 fingers in a diagonal motion.
Curly Use 5 fingers in a clockwise direction.
Afro Use 4 fingers in a clockwise direction and, at the same time, another 4 fingers in an anti-clockwise direction.


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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
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  • 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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