Pokeballs are the basic necessity to become a trainer in every Pokemon game including Pokemon Go. Here’s a guide to collecting more Pokeballs in Pokemon Go so you never run out.
There are different types of Pokeballs in Pokemon Go with Ultra Balls being the most efficient for catching Pokemon. Similarly, you get special Pokeballs to catch Shadow Pokemon after defeating a Team Go Rocket grunt or leader.
Here’s every way to obtain Pokeballs in Pokemon Go.
- Methods to get Pokeballs in Pokemon Go
Methods to get more Pokeballs in Pokemon Go
Gifts from friends in Pokemon Go often contain Pokeballs. Accordingly, it is wise to have as many friends as possible and share gifts with them constantly. This will also help in increasing your friendship levels which eventually helps in getting Lucky Pokemon.
Field Research tasks
Pokemon Go players can collect Pokeballs as rewards for completing Field Research Tasks. Every Research has a different set of rewards, but there’s a high chance that it includes Pokeballs.
For instance, the Bug Out! event in August 2022 granted a ton of Pokeballs, Great Balls, and Ultra Balls to players for catching Bug-type Pokemon.
Pokestops and Gyms
It is safe to say that Pokestops and Gyms are the most reliable source of Pokeballs in Pokemon Go. They can drop 1-3 Pokeballs every time you spin them, and you can repeat the process every few minutes.
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Hence, if there’s a Pokestop or a Gym near you, make sure to spin it whenever possible. Do note that tapping on a Gym will first show its defender Pokemon, and you can access the spinner from the symbol on the top left corner of the screen.
Pokemon Go’s in-game shop has many offers related to Pokeballs:
- 20 Pokeballs – 100 Pokecoins
- 100 Pokeballs – 460 Pokecoins
- 200 Pokeballs – 800 Pokecoins
Moreover, the shop has a Daily Box and a Weekly Box that you can get for free and one Pokecoin, respectively. Both these boxes can contain Pokeballs.
You can purchase Pokecoins in Pokemon Go through different bundles:
- 100 PokeCoins – $0.99 (£0.79)
- 550 PokeCoins – $4.99 (£4.49)
- 1,200 PokeCoins – $9.99 (£8.99)
- 2,500 PokeCoins – $19.99 (£17.99)
- 5,200 PokeCoins – $39.99 (£34.99)
- 14,500 PokeCoins – $99.99 (£89.99)
Walking (Weekly Progress)
Pokemon Go keeps a track of your weekly progress and rewards you with Pokeballs accordingly. Tap on your in-game icon to know how many kilometers have you walked in the current week.
There are three stages – 5 km, 25 km, and 50 km. Naturally, walking 50 km will allow you to avail the best set of rewards that includes the highest amount of Pokeballs, berries, and eggs.
Leveling up also hands out Pokeballs as rewards but we haven’t included that in the list because you basically level up by catching Pokemon. As a result, leveling up is not exactly a solution when you’re running out of Pokeballs.
Image Credits: Niantic / The Pokemon Company
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