Pokémon Go has infiltrated smartphone culture as the most popular new app of the year. The augmented reality Pokémon game finds players going to real world locations to capture and evolve their favorite pocket monsters, right from their iPhone or Android device. Now that the game has been out for over a week and the ridiculous privacy rules have been dialed back, trainers can focus on what’s most important: the catching of rare Pokémon.
But by now die-hard Pokémon Go players have mastered the game’s mechanics. Spinning Poké-stops for items, using Lucky Eggs before evolving anything to double experience, and even spinning the Pokéball to curve your throw for an extra 10XP. And you probably have heard that you can get Pikachu as your starter. But you can take things a step further with a few cheats: