The Pokédrone Lets You Catch Pokémon Remotely

For when you’ve gotta catch ‘em all, but they’re all the way over there.


Pokemon Go is well on its way to taking over the world. That being said, some players find the whole Pokéwalking thing quite a bother. If exploration and exercise aren’t really your thing, there’s always the Pokédrone.

READ MORE // Pokémon GO Is Now Available in the U.S

Tech start-up TRNDLabs has refitted one of its nano-drones to hack the massively-popular game: simply connect via WiFi and the Go app will use the Pokédrone’s GPS and camera, allowing players to fly their way over to those creatures that are just out of reach.

Head on over to TRNDlabs’ website if you’re interested in receiving more info on the device’s availability.

It’ll be interesting to see how long this concept lasts: on the one hand, remote Pokémon-catching may help prevent the car accidents and incidents that have sprung up as a result of the app’s release; on the other, Nintendo and Niantic will almost definitely penalize and bounce users for gaming the system.

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  1. […] To avoid falling for these tricks, simply click on a Pokemon’s icon and you can see who posted the tip and rating. If you see hard-to-believe locations with low ratings, chances are you’re better off looking someplace else. The app also allows you to filter your search to see where certain types of Pokemon appear and what time of day is best for your search. Now there are no more excuses to “catch ‘em all.” […]


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