Pokemon Quest is a free-to-start action RPG developed by Game Freak. It was revealed and released during a presentation from Nintendo in Tokyo on May 29. We’ve gathered together everything you need to know about the game in this Pokemon Quest Guide. Here you’ll learn how to attract pokemon, which starter pokemon to choose, and much more.
Of course, this isn’t the only Pokemon game coming to Nintendo Switch this year. It was announced alongside Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee, which are set to launch later on in 2018. Head over to our Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee Guides hub to get all of the details on the new game, from release date, which pokemon are included, and everything else you need to know.
Pokemon Quest Guide - Beginner’s Tips and Tricks
Despite being a Pokemon action RPG, Pokemon Quest is a very different beast to any of the mainline Pokemon games we’ve had so far. With that in mind, you’re going to want to leave much of what you’ve learned playing the series up to this point, as everything from stats and attacks to type-effects function differently here. There’s a whole new battle system, cooking feature and levelling system to contend with, so here are some tips and tricks to get you started in Pokemon Quest.
- Choose your starter Pokemon wisely - At the start of Pokemon Quest you’ll be asked to choose your starter pokemon out of Charmander, Squirtle, Bulbasaur, Pikachu and Eevee. Elemental strengths and weaknesses don’t work the same in Pokemon Quest, so instead go for a pokemon that has different attributes to those you’ll be able to catch easily, Charmander is a good choice for this.
- Complete daily quests and challenges - In order to make progress quickly in Pokemon Quest, you’ll need PM Tickets, the game’s form of currency. Check the challenges and quest hub in the menu to see which ones you can complete easily. PM Tickets are key to leveling up your team faster.
- Remember to collect rewards - Following on from the last tip, make sure you collect rewards from the challenges you do complete. You can do this by checking for an exclamation mark icon next to the quest menu.
- Sign-in every day - Even if you’re not planning to play every day, you should at least boot up the game and collect the rewards. It will all build up and seriously help you in the long-run.
- Remember to equip Power Stones - As your Pokemon level up they’ll be able to hold more Power Stones which in turn grant special stat boosts. Make use of these boosts as they will aid you in battle and help your team grow faster.
If you need any further info on Pokemon Quest, from cooking guides and how to get PM Tickets fast, to tips on levelling up your team, check out our list of guides below:
- Pokemon Quest Recipes Guide - How to Level Up and Evolve Pokemon in Pokemon Quest
- Pokemon Quest Evolution Guide - How to Level Up and Evolve Pokemon in Pokemon Quest
- Pokemon Quest Move Learning Guide - How to Teach Pokemon New Moves in Pokemon Quest
- How to Get Shiny Pokemon in Pokemon Quest
- Pokemon Quest PM Tickets Guide- How to Get Free PM Tickets Fast, How Much do PM Tickets Cost?
- How to Evolve Eevee in Pokemon Quest, and Get Flareon, Jolteon and Vaporeon
- Pokemon Quest Starter Pokemon Guide - What is the Best Starter Pokemon in Pokemon Quest
- Pokemon Quest Move Stone Guide - Every Power Stone and Move Stone in Pokemon Quest
- Pokemon Quest Bingo Bonus - What are Bingo Bonuses and How to Get Them
- What Level Does Machop Evolve in Pokemon Quest - How to Get Machoke and Machamp
- Pokemon Quest Best Pokemon - How to Get the Best Pokemon in Pokemon Quest
Pokemon Quest Switch Release Date
Pokemon Quest released shortly after it was announced so is available to download now. You just need to head onto the Nintendo Switch eShop and you’ll find the game to download. If Pokemon Quest is not appearing on Nintendo Switch eShop, then use the search bar to search “Pokemon Quest”. Make sure you type it out in full, as some players have been reporting that the game is not showing up on the eShop under a “Pokemon” search.
Pokemon Quest Price - How Much Does Pokemon Quest Cost to Start
Pokemon Quest is being billed as “free-to-start”, meaning that it won’t cost you anything to download initially. There are however, plenty of microtransactions present in the game. These are mostly used for cosmetic items like decorations which you can add to your base camp. The in-game currency is called PM Tickets, which you can earn naturally while playing the game. They can be used to cut corners too, as you can spend PM Tickets on filling up a HP gauge or finishing a cooking item faster.
Pokemon Quest Mobile Release Date
As well as releasing on Nintendo Switch, Pokemon Quest will also launch on Mobile platforms. The Pokemon Quest Mobile release date is set for June 28, when it will launch on iOS and android devices via the Google Play Store and App Store. You can Pre-register for Pokemon Quest Mobile version access via the following links:
That’s everything you need to know about Pokemon Quest. We’ll be adding more to this guide as we get spend more time with the game so stay tuned for more details.
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