Pokemon GO: How to Get Candy

Pokemon GO puts quite a bit of significance on a few different items. One of these is candy, but it can be difficult to find. Here’s where to get it.

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Candy plays a pretty important role in the development of your Pokemon. It’s specific to each Pokemon evolution family and is required for both powering up and evolving your Pokemon.

There are two surefire ways that you can guarantee you’re going to get Candy in Pokemon GO. The first is through catching Pokemon. Each time you catch a Pokemon, whether you’ve caught it before or not, it’ll come with some Stardust and some Candy. With Candy being specific to an evolution family, you’ll need to catch the same Pokemon multiple times in order to get enough Candy to evolve them. There is, however, another way to further increase the amount of Candy you’re acquiring.

So you’ve caught your fifth Weedle of the day and they’re filling up your Pokemon inventory. In order to clear it out, and get yourself some more Candy, simply tap on the Pokemon and select the “Transfer” option at the bottom of the page. This will transfer the Pokemon to Professor Willow and give you a piece of Candy for that evolution family.

That’s all there is to getting Candy in Pokemon GO. Be sure to check out our Ultimate Pokemon GO Guide for more tips, tricks, and guides.

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Chris Jecks

Chris Jecks has been covering the games industry for over eight years. He typically covers new releases, FIFA, Fortnite, any good shooters, and loves nothing more than a good Pro Clubs session with the lads. Chris has a History degree from the University of Central Lancashire. He spends his days eagerly awaiting the release of BioShock 4.