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Pokémon: Let's Go Review Thread

TheSadRanger

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I like Pokemon and I need a fix but this doesn't look that great and isn't what I want for a new installment.

 

Christopher

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I always wanted a full gen one remake and this seems to check off all the boxes outside of the dumbed down gameplay and catch features.
 

Zenaku

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Shit, kept restarting for a female Eevee, before looking around and seeing someone suggest gender was decided in the opening.

Tired to start over by deleting the save and accidentally wiped the game and have to redownload. I can't wait the 40 minutes to download and spend another 40 trying to get a female; I have to sleep. Damnit. Going to bed. -_-
 

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Shit, kept restarting for a female Eevee, before looking around and seeing someone suggest gender was decided in the opening.

Tired to start over by deleting the save and accidentally wiped the game and have to redownload. I can't wait the 40 minutes to download and spend another 40 trying to get a female; I have to sleep. Damnit. Going to bed. -_-
... why does that even matter? I thought the only reason male and female versions exist in Pokemon was for mating and getting Pokemon from that?
 

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So i just chain catched 50 pidgeys
I didnt even returned the parcel to oak.
Pikachu is level 14 5 pidgeys in party at lvl 14
Send help.

I want my shiny
 

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I was not expecting good reviews and i was not expecting to buy this, but i recently beat Read Dead and i have a gap till Smash, so i bit the bullet.

I hope to not regret this, but considering that the only pokemon i really played was red, this should be nostalgic enough and i should not notice too much how many mechanics are missing from the most current games in the series.

I don`t wanna put too much expectations on it, but i hope this game will re-ignite my interest in the series.
 

Christopher

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I was not expecting good reviews and i was not expecting to buy this, but i recently beat Read Dead and i have a gap till Smash, so i bit the bullet.

I hope to not regret this, but considering that the only pokemon i really played was red, this should be nostalgic enough and i should not notice too much how many mechanics are missing from the most current games in the series.

I don`t wanna put too much expectations on it, but i hope this game will re-ignite my interest in the series.

Smash is right around the corner boy I wish i had tfd time like you...
 

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So Sabrina’s gym is gated off at first. The requirement being you need a level 45 mon to enter it. Though datamine shows the highest level out of sabrina’s mon is level 44, with most of them being 43.

So you have to OVER LEVEL Sabrina to enter her gym.

Like wtf
 

Spukc

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So Sabrina’s gym is gated off at first. The requirement being you need a level 45 mon to enter it. Though datamine shows the highest level out of sabrina’s mon is level 44, with most of them being 43.

So you have to OVER LEVEL Sabrina to enter her gym.

Like wtf
SO?
 

OverIt

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So Sabrina’s gym is gated off at first. The requirement being you need a level 45 mon to enter it. Though datamine shows the highest level out of sabrina’s mon is level 44, with most of them being 43.

So you have to OVER LEVEL Sabrina to enter her gym.

Like wtf

Doesnt make sense. The secodn gym I did required me to have one pokemon lvl 15 and had 2 lvl 18 pokemons for the leader.
 

OverIt

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What is the point of a gym leader then?

The gym leader is supposed to gate you from using higher level Pokemon and have HMs to access other areas.



Spukc Spukc , careful dude, you might not be able to use pikachu at this rate unless you get your first gym badge lol.
 

Spukc

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The gym leader is supposed to gate you from using higher level Pokemon and have HMs to access other areas.



Spukc Spukc , careful dude, you might not be able to use pikachu at this rate unless you get your first gym badge lol.
If i am not mistaken.
Pokemons not traded have no level limit right?
Also i am closing into 100 pidgeys.
Still no shiny.
I wonder if i need to reach 8000🤣🤣
 

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I can't wait to dig into this! I need to wait for it to arrive tomorrow and it's making me all giddy with anticipation!

I'm far more interested in the next full Pokemon game but this is a cool stepping stone from handheld to the larger console-like market with the Switch. I grew up with this stuff so I'm probably the exact audience this is aimed at from a nostalgia point of view~

Can't wait for Pikachu to hit on my mom!
 

OverIt

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If i am not mistaken.
Pokemons not traded have no level limit right?
Also i am closing into 100 pidgeys.
Still no shiny.
I wonder if i need to reach 8000🤣🤣

It's like lvl 20 IIRC when they go crazy and you cant control them. I dont know if that is changed to only traded pokemon.
 

Omeggos

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I was the first in line at gamestop of around thirty people. Holy shit ive never been first for a midnight release.
If i am not mistaken.
Pokemons not traded have no level limit right?
Also i am closing into 100 pidgeys.
Still no shiny.
I wonder if i need to reach 8000🤣🤣
They shouldnt. Only traded pokemon will loof around (or atleast this has been true for most of the generations.)
 

Omeggos

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Holy shit, half an hour in and i already found my first shiny (a nidoranF)

Shinies appear in the overworld with stars flashing, so you can find them without randomly fighting now
 

Spukc

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Holy shit, half an hour in and i already found my first shiny (a nidoranF)

Shinies appear in the overworld with stars flashing, so you can find them without randomly fighting now
Fuck you 😘
 

Zenaku

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... why does that even matter? I thought the only reason male and female versions exist in Pokemon was for mating and getting Pokemon from that?
Female Eevee has a heart shaped pattern on the tail. I also prefer cute Pokemon, and don't want to put ribbons or the like on a male pokemon.

May not matter to some, but it does to me.
 

CatCouch

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Female Eevee has a heart shaped pattern on the tail. I also prefer cute Pokemon, and don't want to put ribbons or the like on a male pokemon.

May not matter to some, but it does to me.
There's a visual difference with Eevee now? I see after looking it up, it's like a flower that will appear as a heat fomr the side. Oh man, now I'm really going to want a female one.
 

Zenaku

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There's a visual difference with Eevee now? I see after looking it up, it's like a flower that will appear as a heat fomr the side. Oh man, now I'm really going to want a female one.
Yeah, looks cute and it made it easy to name (Kokoro). Just remember the gender's decided in the opening, when Eevee first pops up on screen.
 
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Can I dress girl evee as a man/boy clothes? If not imma go with boy. Also I'm gay.
 

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Getting this delivered today, gonna be playing co-op with the misses, any one tried it out yet? Does the second player get much control or is it a follow the leader style co-op?
 
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So Sabrina’s gym is gated off at first. The requirement being you need a level 45 mon to enter it. Though datamine shows the highest level out of sabrina’s mon is level 44, with most of them being 43.

So you have to OVER LEVEL Sabrina to enter her gym.

Like wtf
Its funny. As a 10 y/o I beat yellow with two underleveled pokemon and now they want me to grind but they take away random battles for exp. Lol
 

Christopher

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Why not just have an option for those who don’t want to be fucking insulted stupid they think we (or our children are)....

Again I beat Pokémon yellow as an 8 year old it even probably polished my reading skills too. I don’t think making it this easy and stupid caters to anyone outside of people who don’t want to invest the time into the series anyway.
 

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Its not easy if you dont grind and dont refresh your pokemon for the leader fights. I died lose once on the 3rd gym. He has a pokemon that was 4 levels above my top pokemon(mine was 24 his was 28), once my top pokemon was down he pretty much just one shotted my other pokemon.
 

iconmaster

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So Sabrina’s gym is gated off at first. The requirement being you need a level 45 mon to enter it. Though datamine shows the highest level out of sabrina’s mon is level 44, with most of them being 43.

Dataminers and pro strats for Pokémon Let's Go. Never change, gamers. I love it.
 

JimboJones

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Yup. No Pro Controller support, no buy. It’s a rule that I follow for Switch releases with zero exceptions. I would’ve loved to have bought Super Mario Party, but I refuse to play it with the inferior/shitty JoyCon controller. Same goes for Pokémon here.
Doesn't this game use like 2 buttons and an analogue stick? Seems a bit silly to get wound up about no pro controller support.

I caved and bought a switch with pokemon. I'll be joining switch gaf soon!
 

Omeggos

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Just to prove Im not BS'ing
Its not easy if you dont grind and dont refresh your pokemon for the leader fights. I died lose once on the 3rd gym. He has a pokemon that was 4 levels above my top pokemon(mine was 24 his was 28), once my top pokemon was down he pretty much just one shotted my other pokemon.
Knowing type advantages helps. Lt. Surge for example is an Electric gym leader, to the east of Vermillion is Diglett cave. Catch a dugtrio (or if you caught a geodude in mt moon) youre pretty much set.
 

iconmaster

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Still defeats the purpose of a gym leader though, you cant deny that.

I have no wish to deny it! Also, I've never played a Pokémon game and I don't understand the complaint. But I enjoyed the density of franchise knowledge on display.
 

OverIt

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Still defeats the purpose of a gym leader though, you cant deny that.

A am already fighting lvl 32 pokemon against the normal pokemon trainers, and I havent even got to the 4 gym yet. I really doubt that what you are saying is true. I'll get a photo of that gym trainer when I get there though to make sure.
 

OverIt

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Just to prove Im not BS'ing

Knowing type advantages helps. Lt. Surge for example is an Electric gym leader, to the east of Vermillion is Diglett cave. Catch a dugtrio (or if you caught a geodude in mt moon) youre pretty much set.

I had a graveler at that time but he was low health, should have used a few potions before fight. :p
 
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POKEMONS STILL HAVE NATURES WTF I HAD JUST GOTTEN MY CUTE GIRL EBOH
 

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A am already fighting lvl 32 pokemon against the normal pokemon trainers, and I havent even got to the 4 gym yet. I really doubt that what you are saying is true. I'll get a photo of that gym trainer when I get there though to make sure.
okie dokie