If you are one of those who still go out every day looking for new Pokémon to add to your collection, you probably already know that, just a couple of weeks ago,This feature, which the players had been asking Niantic since the launch of the game in the summer of 2016, is finally available to all game coaches.
But you may not know yet how to exchange Pokémon in, since the function recently implemented by the developers of the game can be somewhat complex for those who start playing, or who are not too familiar with the management of this successful game based on augmented reality. Or simply, because you do not know the restrictions that exist when making exchanges. Therefore, in this article we explain how to do it step by step.
Swap Pokémon in Pokémon GO: so you can do it
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Taking advantage of the arrival of this functionality, the own company developer of the game has taken the opportunity to publish a video in which it is explained how to perform Pokémon exchanges in the game . It really is a very simple process, because you just have to follow these steps:
First, you must add the trainer you want to trade Pokémon with as a friend.
- To do this, you must have the coach’s identification number, which can be used to add it to your friends list. Once you accept the request, you will appear on your list and he will appear on yours.
Afterwards, it will be necessary to access the profile of the friend in question .
- You just have to click on his name to be able to do it. In the lower right part of the screen, the option “Exchange” will appear.
Select the Pokémon you want to exchange, and wait for your friend to offer his .
- A list of all the Pokémon stored in your Pokédex will appear, you just have to choose one of them and wait until the exchange is completed.
Among the aspects to be taken into account, it is worth noting that, in order to carry out the exchange, a sufficient amount of stellar powder is needed. In addition, only coaches of level 30 or higher can exchange Pokémon, and whenever they are at less than 10 meters away .
On the other hand, only a daily exchange can be made for a Pokémon that is not yet in your Pokédex, or for those special Pokémon of the Legendary or Shiny families. Logically, the level of star powder will also vary depending on the Pokémon that is intended to be exchanged, as well as the level of affinity with the other trainer.