As ever, catching ’em all is the main aim of Pokemon Go. Capturing a Pokemon requires a Pokeball, or, oftentimes, more than just one. Sometimes, Pokemon Trainers even need to use rarified Great Balls, Ultra Balls, and Premier Balls to complete a catch. That’s a lot of resources to keep stocked up on! So, here’s how to get more Pokeballs in Pokemon Go for Android and iOS in 2021.
How do you get Pokeballs in Pokemon Go? (2021)
While just encountering a Pokemon is enough to add it to the Pokedex, it takes Pokeballs to capture and collect one. Since there are hundreds of Pokemon to catch in Pokemon Go, users need to gather a lot of Pokeballs in order to complete their collections. Fortunately, there are several ways to acquire Pokeballs, Great Balls, Ultra Balls, and Premier Balls in the mobile game.
Pokemon Go | How to get more Pokeballs in 2021
- Level up.
- Spin PokeStops on the map screen.
- Spin Gyms on the map screen.
- Complete daily tasks.
- Complete research tasks.
- Claim weekly rewards.
- Beat Raids and Team Rocket battles.
- Purchase Pokeballs with Coins from the in-game shop.
Buying Pokeballs should really be a last resort, because, as covered above, there are lots of quick and easy ways to earn Pokeballs for free in Pokemon Go.
The following Pokemon Go Pokeball shop bundles are available to purchase on Android and iOS:
- 20 Pokeballs — 100 Coins
- 100 Pokeballs — 460 Coins
- 200 Pokeballs — 800 Coins
Raids and Team Rocket encounters will exclusively reward players with Premier Balls. The number of Pokemon Go Premier Balls received is proportional to how well users and their teammates perform in battle.
Need help collecting Nanab Berries in Pokemon Go, too? Check out how to find them and complete the associated research task.
In recent Pokemon news, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are reviving Gen IV on Nintendo Switch later this year. After that, Pokemon Legends Arceus will arrive on the hybrid handheld in 2022.