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How to Get Mystery Box in Pokemon Go Without Switch


Pokemon Go is a popular augmented reality game that allows players to catch and collect various Pokemon in the real world. One exciting feature of the game is the Mystery Box, which can be obtained by connecting with a Nintendo Switch console. However, if you do not own a Switch, you may be wondering how to still get your hands on the elusive Mystery Box. This article will guide you through the steps to obtain a Mystery Box in Pokemon Go without the need for a Switch.


Before proceeding, make sure you have the following:

  • An internet-connected smartphone (iOS or Android) with Pokemon Go app installed
  • A Pokemon Go account
  • A reliable GPS signal for accurate location tracking

Steps to Get a Mystery Box Without Switch

Step 1: Find a Friend with a Nintendo Switch

The first step in obtaining a Mystery Box without a Switch is to find a friend or acquaintance who owns a Nintendo Switch console and is willing to help you out. This can be someone you know personally or someone from your local Pokemon Go community.

Step 2: Coordinate a Pokemon Go Connection

Once you've found a friend with a Nintendo Switch, coordinate a time to meet up and connect your Pokemon Go accounts. Make sure both of you have your smartphones and the Pokemon Go app ready.

Step 3: Activate "Let's Go, Pikachu!" or "Let's Go, Eevee!"

On your friend's Nintendo Switch, open the "Let's Go, Pikachu!" or "Let's Go, Eevee!" game. Follow the on-screen instructions to progress until you can access the "Communicate" menu option.

Step 4: Connect with Pokemon Go

In the "Communicate" menu of the Nintendo Switch game, select "Open Pokemon Go Settings." The game will generate a unique connection code.

Step 5: Connect to the Nintendo Switch

On your smartphone, open the Pokemon Go app and navigate to the settings menu. Look for the option to connect to Nintendo Switch and select it. Enter the generated connection code from the Nintendo Switch game.

Step 6: Receive the Mystery Box

Once the connection between Pokemon Go and the Nintendo Switch is successfully established, you will receive the Mystery Box in your Pokemon Go account. It will appear in your inventory or special items section.


While the Mystery Box in Pokemon Go is primarily obtained through a connection with a Nintendo Switch, this step-by-step guide has shown you ...

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