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Poké Ball
Poké Ball.png
A device for catching wild Pokémon. It's thrown like a ball at a Pokémon, comfortably encapsulating its target.
Category Poké Ball
Buy Price Pokécoin.png 100 for 20
Pokécoin.png 460 for 100
Pokécoin.png 800 for 200
Obtaining Shop, Gift, Raid Reward, Research Tasks, Pokéstop, Gym

A Poké Ball the most basic and essential trainer tool used to capture Pokémon in Pokémon GO. Poké Ball, being the most basic type of ball, has the lowest catch-rate of all Poké Balls. This type of ball can commonly be obtained through various sources in-game.


Poké Balls are used to capture wild Pokémon. When encountering a catchable Pokémon, this ball, along with the other types of balls, can be thrown. The Poké Ball will rotate four times before a successful capture, where the Pokémon will break out before four successful movements if unsuccessful. See Catching for more information on how to capture a Pokémon.


Poké Ball is commonly available in Pokémon GO. Below are methods on how to obtain Poké Balls.

  • Shop: Poké Balls can be purchased through the shop. They are sold in bundles and occasionally in featured boxes.
    • 20 Poké Balls - Pokécoin.png 100
    • 100 Poké Balls - Pokécoin.png 460
    • 200 Poké Balls - Pokécoin.png 800


See also