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Pokemon Home

A new update has gone live for the mobile version of Pokemon Home. iOS and Android users both have access to version 1.3.1.

One of the primary fixes in today’s update involves an issue with trading multiple Pokemon using the Wonder Boy. You can find the full patch notes below.

More trainers can now transfer Pokemon from GO to HOME. GO players level 33 and higher can send a limited amount of Pokemon at a time to their linked HOME app. Take a look here for instructions on how to set up and use the transfer feature. What Pokemon are you excited to transfer?

The Pokemon Company has shared a guide of sorts outlining how Pokemon GO players can transfer creatures to Pokemon Home. It covers linking Pokemon Home to a Nintendo Account, the actual move process, and more.

Here’s the full rundown:

Pokemon GO and Pokemon Home have updated with new functionality, allowing the two apps to connect.

Players can set up a link with their Nintendo Account in the settings area. Once that’s complete, Pokemon can be sent with the Home Transporter. Keep in mind that Transporter Energy is needed to move Pokemon from GO to Home.

If you transfer a Pokemon, you’ll receive a Melmetal that can Gigantamax, and it can be used in Pokemon Sword/Shield.

Pokemon Home will soon be receiving the ability to have creatures transferred from Pokemon GO. Thanks to a recent datamine, we now have additional information about compatibility and how the process works.

Here’s the full roundup:

Tying in with The Crown Tundra’s addition in Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield, Pokemon Home has received a new update. All users can access version 1.2.0 on Switch and version 1.3.0 on mobile.

Below are the full patch notes:

Update (9/30): Initially spotted by Serebii, in an update on the Pokemon Company Support page, it was clarified that transfers between Pokemon GO and Pokemon Home would have a cooldown that could be sped up by spending PokeCoins.


Original (9/29):

During today’s Pokemon Sword/Shield presentation for The Crown Tundra, The Pokemon Company provided an update on Pokemon Home. It was announced that the app will be receiving support for Pokemon GO by the end of 2020. However, the transfer process may have more involved than initially thought.

The Japanese Pokemon support site seems to suggest that you’ll need PokeCoins if you want to transfer anything over from Pokemon GO to Pokemon Home. It unfortunately doesn’t elaborate on the details. No additional information is provided on how many PokeCoins would be required, and whether they would be needed each time a transfer is performed.

It won’t be much longer until Pokemon GO players can move their creatures over to Pokemon Home. This functionality is set to arrive by the end of 2020, The Pokemon Company has announced.

If you send a Pokemon from Pokemon GO to Pokemon Home, players can open a Mystery Box in the mobile game which comes with Meltan. You’ll also receive a Mystery Gift in Pokemon Home with a special Melmetal that can Gigantamax.

The Pokemon series has long had to contend with hacked creatures, and this is now something that Pokemon Home is looking to deal with. As revealed by an in-game notice, anti-cheating measures are planned to address Pokemon “with altered attributes”.

The full notice reads:

Pokemon Home has updated its mobile version to 1.2.1, bringing some new accessibility changes and bug fixes. 

Check out the full patch notes below for all the details.