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Pokemon GO Tips: How to Catch Rare Pokemon Without Moving

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Catching Pokemon in Pokemon GO is not an easy thing to do. The massively popular augmented reality game made sure of this. In order to catch any Pokemon, users would have to roam around their town or city first in order to spot wild Pokemon. Finding rare Pokemon is even more difficult as you would need to scour your place to find them. That is why one of the best Pokemon GO tips that you should know by now is how to catch rare Pokemon even without moving.

You may think that catching rare Pokemon without moving is impossible or is a cheat that will get you banned. Well, that is completely not the case. There are legitimate ways that you can catch rare Pokemon, such as a Snorlax, Dratini or a Charizard, even if you are not moving. You just need to know the right steps to take.

To start, you will need to get some Incense. Incense is an item in Pokemon GO that would draw wild Pokemon to a user. It operates the same as a Lure, although in the case of Incense, you can use it even if you are not near a PokeStop.

Now that you have some Incense, the next step is for you to go to a place where there are no Pokemon nearby. You need to check the Sightings feature for this purpose. Make sure that you go to a secluded area where no nearby Pokemon will be registered in the Sightings feature of the game.


As soon as you are in the right spot, activate your Incense and then wait for the rare Pokemon to spawn. The theory behind this is that if there are no nearby Pokemon, the ones which will spawn because of the Incense you activated will be random, meaning that there is a better chance for rare Pokemon to appear.

While you can catch rare Pokemon without moving using this Incense trick, Reddit user Phobeef has revealed that by moving around in the secluded area you can catch even more of the rare and uncommon Pokemon in the game.

Follow these tips and you will surely have better luck in catching rare Pokemon in Pokemon GO. Give it a shot and let us know which rare Pokemon you caught using the Pokemon GO Incense trick.

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