So you are starving for Pokémon adventures and you have decided to dive headlong into the world of Pokémon Quest. If you are searching for some advice on how to get started, have no fear – we have you covered.
Beginning your Quest
As you start off with Pokémon Quest you will have to take care of a few basic things first. You will choose your language and your name.
Then next thing you will have to tackle is picking a starter Pokémon. Your options for starter Pokémon are limited to Bulbasaur, Charmander, Eevee, Pikachu, and Squirtle.
Once all that is out of the way it's time to move on to the tutorial.
In the tutorial, you will learn about shopping, PM tickets, cooking, power stones, and most importantly expeditions.
Expeditions are how you explore the island, find new items, and engage in combat. From the island map, you will be able to choose an expedition. Each expedition will be marked with a number. This number represents the difficulty. When you compare that number against that of your team, you will get an idea of what your chances of victory are.
Once you start an expedition, your Pokémon will automatically traverse the map in search of other Pokémon to battle. When they come upon other Pokémon, they will automatically use basic attacks. You can also tap on the special powers of each member of your team in order to sway the battle in your favor. Each time you use a special power, you will have to wait until it cools off until you can use it again. If you aren't interested in tapping, you can also tap the "Auto" button and your Pokémon will automatically attack with their special powers when available.
Every time you complete an expedition, your Pokémon will gain XP and you will collect items.
One of the items that you will stumble upon as you complete quests are Power Stones. These are used to give your Pokémon the boost they need in order to win the day. The most common Power Stones you will find are Mighty and Sturdy Stones. They will increase your Pokémon attack and HP respectively. Simply select a Pokémon from your team and you can drag a stone into a corresponding slot. You can also recycle your old low power stones in order to gain items to cook with.
If you are looking to expand your roster of Pokémon or fill out your Pokédex, the best way to do that is by cooking delicious meals for them. While in your camp, you can select your cooking pot and simply drag and drop the ingredients you would like to add. Different Pokémon like different types of dishes, so go on ahead and experiment with ingredients and see what you can discover.
As you progress through the game and complete quests and challenges, you will gain something called PM Tickets. You can use this currency to help you out in various ways. You can spend PM tickets in order to instantly finish cooking a dish in order to attract new Pokémon. You can also spend PM tickets in the store in order to buy a multitude of upgrades in order to make your questing life a bit easier.
Pokémon Quest is looking like it can be quite an enjoyable time sink. If you are looking to burn some hours collecting and battling Pokémon, then this seems like a great way to do it. There is lot's to know within the world of Pokémon Quest. As we learn more, we will make sure to keep you updated on everything you need to know.
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