“Pokemon Go” is the new app that is getting kids off the couch and into the fresh air to hunt down pocket monsters and restock at PokeStops. A PokeStop can usually be found at a landmark and extra PokeBalls can be obtained. But they are not the only necessary items that can be gained.
Of course, the items can be purchased through microtransactions, but those who are short on cash — or just don’t want to funnel their money into the game — can obtain the necessary items to help them become a top Pokemon trainer.
Firstly, a Pokestop is a blue icon on the map. When a player is close enough to the Pokestop, he can touch the icon to determine if it’s close enough to access. If it is, simply spin the marker. It will produce various bubbles with items inside of them. Pop the bubbles to get the loot.
The following items are what can be obtained at a PokeStop:
- Pokeball: This is the most common reward. They are necessary for catching new monsters.
- Potion: These are used for recovering the HP of a Pokemon after a battle.
- Razz Berry: This item makes it easier to catch Pokemon. The creature eats it.
- Revive: Revive is used to restore a Pokemon if the monster faints during a battle.
- Egg: Each egg has a Pokemon inside. It will only catch if it’s placed inside an incubator. They hatch at after you walk 2KM, 5KM, or 10KM.
- Lucky Egg: When a Lucky Egg is eaten, it will double a trainer’s experience for 30 minutes.
- Incense: This will help attract Pokemon to a trainer for 30 minutes.
- Great and Ultra Balls: These are enhanced Pokeballs that will help trainers catch rare and strong Pokemon. These can only be obtained at higher training levels.
- Incubators: Incubators are necessary for hatching eggs.
Lure Modules cannot be found at Pokestops. But if three players get and each buy a Lure Module in succession, they will have 90 minutes of an enhanced Pokemon population for the same price of 30 minutes.
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