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Pokeball 100% catch rate hint for Pokemon White


Pokeball 100% catch rate

In Pokemon Black and White, sometimes when you throw a Pokeball, and you'll be guaranteed to catch the Pokemon no matter what Pokeball you used. This happens very rarely so you may be playing awhile before it happens. When it happens the Pokeball will pause in midair for a split second before hitting the Pokemon and catching it.

Added by: Ninetailed Fox Mar 6th 2011, ID#15343 and get
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I was like what in the world this is crazy.I was speechless. It is so amazing.

Added 24th Jul 2013, ID #299956

I was like what in the world this is crazy.I was speechless.

Added 24th Jul 2013, ID #299953

happened to me 10 times

Added 10th Jun 2013, ID #289340

I am playin' right now and there's TWO ways to do a CC:
FIRST: wait at 3 secs after select pokeball and IMMEDIATELY push A
SECOND: In the same time you throw the ball push A button, the animation of pokeball will be short, but you've the best % to capture with one shoot

Added 18th Mar 2013, ID #264912

The only thing with a 100% catch rate is the master ball. how do you get 1,000,000

Added 5th Mar 2013, ID #261072

its called Critical Capture. Once you throw the ball its caught in midair with one shake. To trigger this effect it you need to catch pokemon. 600+ pokemon=75% Crit Cap.

Added 18th Feb 2013, ID #255915

This can be activated by a well-timed press of the a button before the pokeball closes in mid-air. As others have said, you can still have a failure even if you succeed in activating it, but your chances are still increased quite a bit. I've done it repetitively recently.

Added 8th Feb 2013, ID #251816

When you press A+B when the Pokeball clicks in midair then it is a one-shake catch


Added 30th Jan 2013, ID #247766

JUST BEFORE I WROTE THIS I CAPTURED A TERRAKON WITH A GREAT BALL! (this was without the critical capture thing)

Added 29th Dec 2012, ID #231663

It only happened once and it worked

Added 10th Dec 2012, ID #218602

lol i just caught a lvl. 49 goldeen with the critical capture, although i thought it was called rapid capture

Added 9th Dec 2012, ID #217828

Critical Capture

A totally new mechanic of capture is the Critical Capture. This feature works like Critical Hits in battle where there is a slight chance that this feature occurs. Critical Capture will be noticed when you throw the Pokéball. It'll pause in mid-air and make a metal noise. When it hits the Pokémon, it will shake once and capture. This cuts two of the four random calculations out of the overal capture mechanic making it more likely to capture the Pokémon. However, it can still fail.

The calculation is done by a simple factor depending upon the amount of Pokémon species you have captured. It will run this calculation based upon the capture value calculated above and will then have another random number based upon the Pokémon you have captured.

Critical Capture = floor((255,CatchValue) * Multiplier)
The multipliers are as follows;

Pokémon Caught Figure
600+ 2.5
450-599 2
300-449 1.5
150-299 1
30-149 0.5
0-29 0

Added 27th Sep 2012, ID #189548

I caught thundurus with its full health on route 18 ^_^

Added 21st Aug 2012, ID #178380

Definetley real, I got it twice with a golbat and wingull but not on purpose

Added 31st May 2012, ID #147503

it hapened 1 time! I went wth!then i told all my pokefreind (no they are not pokemon!!!)

Added 28th Feb 2012, ID #119095

Critical catches are absolutely real.
I got Reshiram in a Premier Ball on my 2nd thro.
The ball only shook once so I was pretty amazed. Hence why I'm here now..

Added 3rd Feb 2012, ID #111595

This crit catch can happen, but it is rare. There is a different sound when the ball is thrown (almsot like a small airplane just flew through) and it will catch with one or no struggle animations.

Playing black and was catching "trade trash" pokemon when I noticed it officially. It's happened before on others but never really payed that much attention to it til now.

Again, it is a rare thing and you can tell it's happening by the throw sound. If you go to route 1, false swipe the pokemon and then use an Ultra Ball, it seems to happen more often. There may be a ratio between the HP of the pokemon, ball type, and the pokemon's catch ratio that determines the Crit Catch ratio.

Added 19th Dec 2011, ID #96498

The only reason you catch Zekrom with a regular pokeball is because he wants you to catch him

Added 29th Nov 2011, ID #91430

Yes it is caleld Critical Capture its pretty rare but so far since i bought the game since the day after it came out i've had 7 critical captures

Added 15th Nov 2011, ID #87666

Its not a lie it happened to me twice the sad thing is it was a pidove

Added 9th Nov 2011, ID #86223

well when i caught Kyurem the same method of "the ball wiggling in the air the wiggling once and snapping" happened and i have a level 75 Kyurem to show for it. And this just happened yesterday.

Added 15th Sep 2011, ID #74665

I just tried EVERYTHING to catch kyrum and it didnt work im so sad...

Added 24th Aug 2011, ID #69663

completely true, i was skeptical before but i just caught a frillish with a critical catch (a total waste right?) i wasnt paying attention and the only way i noticed was the different sound effect when the ball was thrown and the fact that the ball only moved once. i dont lie people this is all completely true, it just happened 5 mins ago

Added 15th Jul 2011, ID #58016

Its pretty cool. Its already decided wether its gonna be a crit. Or not. When you first throw it it whistles through the air at a noticibly higher pitch. Hittting buttons after that doesnt matter

Added 14th Jul 2011, ID #57685

this is true while i was playing pokemon black i dont know but i pressed a after waiting for the pokeball to throw and it made like a 8 bit shooting star sound and when it captured the pokemon in midair it shook once and then it hit the ground and shook again then clicked so this is not a rumor it is true at first i was like wtf what was that then i tryed over and over again relizing that it was a super catch move it helps alot

Added 5th Jul 2011, ID #54956

Doesnt work. Everyone that says it works u all got lucky iv tried all the different button combos and they failed.

Added 4th Jul 2011, ID #54724

its true but idk how to make it D:

Added 28th Jun 2011, ID #53082

I was having a really hard time catching a Lv 8 Munna with a Lv 68 Zekrom (I know hard to believe, but it's true). Whenever I threw Ultra Balls at it, it didn't even wiggle once. Then I decided to press A rapidly while trying to catch it, and voilla! The Ultra Ball wiggled in the air and dropped onto Munna. The ball wiggled once more and clicked *caught*! I don't care if you don't believe me, but it's true.

Added 24th Jun 2011, ID #51817

if you press a right when you catch the pokemon it will work

Added 13th Jun 2011, ID #49080

it works

Added 13th Jun 2011, ID #49037

It always happens to me if i use a premier ball, and then press "a" as soon as the pokemon goes into the ball, but before it closes. Catches it 100% of the time.

Added 4th Jun 2011, ID #46967

dosent always work :( it happened to me on a Tangrowth and it broke out of my ultra Ball *Sigh*

Added 28th May 2011, ID #45404

Not always 100% catch rate. Actually, I tried catching a Dragonight and I got that (it's called a critical catch, btw) and it still popped out of the pokball! I was like, wtf man?

Added 23rd May 2011, ID #44617

i have lvl 1 magikarp that can beat elite four here are its moves

splash (turns into judgment in battle)
spacial rend
roar of time
and all its stats are 800

so beat that and its not hacked

Added 19th May 2011, ID #43749

it happened to me several times one of those being when i caught volcarona

Added 6th May 2011, ID #41704

I love it when this happens in my game, though it has only happened 4 or 5 times. I wish there was a way to guarantee that it would happen.

Added 2nd May 2011, ID #41034

it worked for me 4 times the first time i didnt really notice,just button smashing like i always do, caught zekrom like that i was like wthell,that was fast,a few minutes later happened to me again,thought because i was pressing a at the right moment,happened another 2 times after that and since then nothing

Added 30th Apr 2011, ID #40714


Added 30th Apr 2011, ID #40619

worked for me

Added 29th Apr 2011, ID #40480

This happened to me once and it only shook once in the ground then click!

Added 24th Apr 2011, ID #39313

no its real tehe pokeball sound even changed, and it only balanced once before it closed

Added 21st Apr 2011, ID #38788

how do u get more than one master ball

Added 11th Apr 2011, ID #37004

It happened to me only it stopped for about a minute.
I turned my ds off and back on and the pokemon i was catching was in my box!

Added 10th Apr 2011, ID #36682

i got a pokmon at level 5 now he 100

Added 9th Apr 2011, ID #36536

It does not work with cobalion , terrakion and virizian . :( :( :( :(

Added 9th Apr 2011, ID #36458

i caught Zekrom with a Poke Ball too..

Added 6th Apr 2011, ID #36047

I need to know the Master Ball cheat!!!
Please write back... thank you

Added 5th Apr 2011, ID #35975

I caught all pokemon with a plain poke ball no joke I also beat the elite four the first time with a lvl 50 magikarp that is also very true

Added 31st Mar 2011, ID #35075

what is the master code for the action replay for pokemon white

Added 31st Mar 2011, ID #35033

i caught Zekrom with a pokeball

Added 30th Mar 2011, ID #34853


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