Pokemon GO is one extremely fun mobile game that has captured the interest of gamers all over the world. With so many Pokemon fans, having the chance to catch Pokemon in the real world has certainly made the game very popular. While catching wild Pokemon is one major aspect of the game, another one that many gamers have some difficulty with is taking over rival gyms. That is why one of the best Pokemon GO tips that you should learn is how to easily become a Pokemon Gym leader in the game.
Pokemon Gyms are places in Pokemon GO that gamers can visit once they reach Level 5. An unclaimed gym can be claimed by anyone for their team, either for Team Mystic, Team Valor or Team Instinct. Once a gym has been claimed, users from the particular team who claimed it would then be able to place their strongest Pokemon there to defend the Gym from users from rival teams.
The strongest Pokemon placed in that particular gym would then become the gym leader. You will know it because that particular Pokemon will be displayed on top of the gym for everyone to see.
This is the part where it gets tricky for many Pokemon GO users. Taking over a rival gym and becoming a Pokemon gym leader is no easy task. With the right tips though, you can accomplish this without any problems.
The first thing that you should remember before taking over rival gyms is to have strong Pokemon on your corner. Do not get too eager to do gym battles especially if you do not have a lot of strong Pokemon. When you challenge a rival gym, you will be allowed to choose six of your strongest Pokemon for the battle. Meaning, it is best if you have a roster of six very strong Pokemon before you even think about battling in a Pokemon gym.
Another tip that you should keep in mind is to heal all of your Pokemon before doing battle. Having a very strong Pokemon would be no good if its HP is not full. You will be at a disadvantage in such a case which is why you should remember to use Potions and Hyper Potions before challenging a rival gym.
Lastly, knowing what kind of Pokemon are defending the gym is very important. Depending on the level of the gym, there may be between one to four Pokemon defending it. Make sure to check all of the defending Pokemon and use this to pick which of your six Pokemon will be most effective against them.
Taking over a rival gym and becoming a Pokemon gym leader is not going to be easy but with the tips above, you will surely have a big advantage. Good luck!