Want to get your hands on the Elite Fast / Charged TM in Pokemon GO? Here’s how to obtain these rare items in-game.
Pokemon GO has more than its fair share of items for players to discover, but there are a few that are rarer than most.
Two such items include the Elite Fast TM and the Elite Charged TM. These incredibly useful items can help teach your Pokemon new moves for combat encounters but have a couple of key differences from standard TMs.
While regular TMs would simply replace your Pokemon’s move with another one at random, an Elite Fast or Charged TM lets you pick which attack you want. What’s more, the list even includes special moves that are otherwise only available during specific events.
As such, they’re incredibly useful for new and experienced players alike. But where can you find Elite Fast/Charged TMs in Pokemon GO?
How to Get an Elite Fast TM & Elite Charged TM in Pokemon GO
Right now, there are 3 main ways to get your hands on an Elite TM of any kind in Pokemon GO:
- Do PvP battles in the GO Battle League.
- Complete Research Tasks.
- Check special Boxes in the Shop.
We’ve explained all 3 of these methods in detail below so you can get your hands on some Elite TMs!
GO Battle League
First of all, you can enter the Pokemon GO Battle League, a PvP mode that lets you face off against other players. Reach the higher ranks and you’ll earn rewards such as Rare Candy, Stardust, Legendary Pokemon, and more!
And at the end of each season, players can also receive rewards such as Elite Fast or Elite Charged TMs.
Secondly, newer players in particular may still have Special Researches that give out these upgraded TMs as rewards. If you have a number of tasks left unfinished in your Special Research tab, why not check to see if any TMs are in the reward pool.
Special Timed Research will also show up from time to time in the Today tab. In particular, watch out for the Team GO Rocket events which often offer easy Elite Fast or Charged TM rewards.
Community Day Boxes
Finally, you always have the option of splashing a little cash via the Pokemon GO Shop. While Elite TMs don’t appear in the Shop every day, they do appear in special Community Day Boxes each month.
Elite TMs aren’t the only useful item in Pokemon GO that are difficult to find. Niantic recently made Remote Raid Passes much harder to get too.
What’s more, Pokemon GO players are calling Incense “worthless” after a nerf to it. Let’s hope that Niantic makes some major changes to items in Pokemon GO soon.