After months of anticipation, Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu & Eevee are available worldwide! Millions of battles are taking place in the Kanto region and here is the Pokemon Let's Go FAQ.
Here are the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) about Pokemon Let's Go. There is also an array of information here:
Yes, Let's Go is exclusive to the Nintendo Switch.
They are the same game but you start with Pikachu and Eevee respectively as your starting Pokemon. There are also Pokemon version exclusives. Sandshrew, Sandslash, Oddish, Gloom, Vileplume, Growlithe and Arcanine can only be captured on the Pikachu version. Vulpix, Ninetales, Meowth, Persian, Bellsprout, Weepinbell and Victreebel can only be captured on the Eevee version.
Loosely, yes. It shares the same story with minor events changed throughout the journey. There are also new features, such as how you encounter wild Pokemon, which therefore makes it a new game and not a remaster.
To name a couple, there are no HMs in Pokemon Let's Go. Moreover, there is also XP share from the start (which can be turned off).
Yes, Pokemon Let's Go can be docked and played on TV. Furthermore, when played on TV the resolution will go up to full HD (1080p). When played on the Nintendo Switch the game is outputted in 720p.
That depends on what you get out of it. We discuss what the Poke Ball Plus is and all its details below.
Yes, but with a bit of work. The aforementioned Poke Ball Plus is the only way to get Mew. Of course you can transfer it from a friend and send it back to complete the Pokedex but that would be the only way. You'll also need to trade to acquire the version exclusives. A full list of spawn locations can be found below.
Pokemon Let's Go is based on the first generation and therefore the first 151 Pokemon. However, there is an exception to this. A new Pokemon has been discovered and its called Meltan. Meltan also has an evolved form Melmetal. You can read more about this new Pokemon and how to capture it in Pokemon Let's Go below.
Technically no, but there are other forms of Pokemon available. It has been confirmed that you can transfer Alolan Pokemon from Pokemon Go or even trade them with NPCs.
Most definitely! Further customisation becomes available throughout the game.
Yes! More details below.
Yes! We've even detailed how to increase the odds of encountering a shiny Pokemon.
Don't worry, you'll be as busy as ever once you beat the Elite Four. A new feature for Pokemon Let's Go is the addition of Master Trainers.