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How to Make an Excellent Throw in Pokémon GO

One player in the Pokémon GO Reddit community has amazed fellow trainers with their exceptional achievement in the Timed Investigation Master Ball Research. This challenging task requires players to catch 1,000 Pokémon, win 60 raids, make 120 excellent throws, complete 150 field research tasks, and more. It's a true test of skill and endurance.

The player shared that they caught 120 Pokémon and made 119 Excellent Throws, showcasing an impressive level of precision. They also advised practicing on a single Pokémon type to achieve a remarkable 99.17% success rate. This highlights the importance of consistency and focused practice when aiming for an Excellent Throw.

For those new to the game or wanting to improve their skills, here are some tips on how to make an Excellent Throw in Pokémon GO. When preparing to throw a Poké Ball, hold it down at the bottom of the screen. A pulsing circle will appear around the target Pokémon. This circle serves as a guide for your throw. Aim your throw towards the circle to initiate the capture attempt.

It's worth noting that targeting Pokémon with larger circles, such as Ponyta, can increase your chances of making an Excellent Throw. The size of the colored circle when you release the Poké Ball determines your bonus and catch rate. A “Nice” throw occurs when the circle is at its largest, a “Great” throw happens when the circle is about halfway, and an “Excellent” throw is achieved when the circle is small and close to the center. Making an Excellent Throw that results in a successful catch rewards you with a bonus of 100 XP.

The Timed Investigation Master Ball Research remains a challenging task, but with practice, consistency, and focus, it's entirely possible to master it. Trainers are encouraged to share their own Excellent Throw rates, experiences, and tips in the comments to conquer this challenge together.

– Pokémon GO Reddit community
– u/samcornwell's post in r/pokemongo