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Pokemon GO: Top Tips For Catching Ditto

If you’re looking to catch Ditto in Pokemon GO, these tips will help you catch the elusive ‘Transform Pokemon’!

There are hundreds of Pokemon to catch in Pokemon GO but trainers have the most difficulty catching one in particular. Of course, anyone who has played the game knows that this ‘Mon is Ditto, otherwise known as the ‘Transform Pokemon’.

The 2022 Pokemon GO April Fools Event tasked players with catching many Ditto. However, that was pretty simple as the spawn rate was much higher back then.

Now that Ditto has become much rarer again, many players are struggling to catch Ditto and complete the quest.

Although it’s not all bad news. We’ve got some top tips to catch Ditto. Of course, it will take some time but these tips will help increase your chances!

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Pokemon GO Ditto Disguises & How to Catch - May 2022

How to Catch Ditto – the ‘Transform Pokemon’ in Pokemon GO

1. Know All of the Current Ditto Disguises

As Ditto never appears in the wild, you’ll need to know all of the different Pokemon that Ditto can disguise itself as. This hasn’t changed for a while but it’s always important to stay up to date with the latest list.

Here are all of the current Ditto disguises in Pokemon GO!

2. Use Your Pokemon Radar to Find Ditto

Now that you know all of the Ditto disguises, our second tip is to keep an eye on your Pokemon Radar. This is found in the bottom right corner of the screen and tells you the Pokemon spawning in nearby places.

Make sure to regularly check your Radar for any of the ‘Mon that Ditto could be disguised as. If you spot one, head over and catch it – if you’re lucky, it could be a Ditto!

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Pokemon GO Ditto Background

3. Use Lures & Incense

Finally, to increase the number of Pokemon you encounter and, therefore, your chance of finding a Ditto disguised as a Pokemon, you can use lures or incense.

This is probably a last resort though as some Pokemon GO players have called incense “worthless” after a recent update. Plus the Pokemon that are attracted to lures and incense are random so you might not even find any Pokemon that Ditto can be disguised as anyway.

Good luck catching a Ditto in Pokemon GO – even with these steps, finding the Transform Pokemon is still really just down to luck!

Also, can you catch a shiny Ditto in Pokemon GO? Ditto is hard enough to catch as it is so a shiny version would take forever to find!

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