In Pokemon GO today we’re running down the five not-so-secret ways in which MODS (aka Modifiers) will allow you to catch a Legendary Pokemon. These modifiers all take place within the capture screen after a Legendary Raid Boss Battle – but you’ll need to take heed before the fact! When this article was first posted, the first Legendary Pokemon had been released or on the verge of being released: Lugia, then Articuno, and soon Moltres, Zapados, and Ho-oh! Oh how we’ll see Ho-Oh soon!
t’s GO Time here on SlashGear – you know what that means. It’ means we’re diving in on the insides of the game Pokemon GO to bring you the facts. With the following set of items in list form, you’ll be able to capture a Legendary Pokemon in Pokemon GO with much more success than you’ve had in the past. Keep them all in mind – the whole lot!
1. Nab a Gold Medal
Each medal level means additional percentage points toward your total likelihood of capturing a Pokemon with a toss of a Pokeball. Bronze is +1%, Silver is +2%, and Gold is +3% – and you’ll need to capture 200 of the type of Pokemon in question to get its associated medal. The first two levels are 10 Pokemon and 50 Pokemon – slightly easier than 200.
To take advantage of the Medal Bonuses for the Legendary Pokemon of your choice, you’ll need to know that Pokemon’s various Pokemon Types. For Lugia, this means having medals in both Psychic and Flying Type Pokemon. You’ll have to catch a BUNCH of Slowpoke, Jynx, Abra, or Drowzee for Psychic. For flying, you’ll likely want to stack up on Spearow, Pidgeot, Zubat, and Hoothoot.
The most ideal Pokemon to capture a BUNCH of before trying to catch a Lugia is Natu. Natu is both Psychic and Flying type, which means you’ll rack up points for medals for both of the types you’ll want for Lugia.