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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


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Jul 24th 2013 Guest
I was like what in the world this is crazy.I was speechless. It is so amazing.
ID #299956
Jul 24th 2013 Guest
I was like what in the world this is crazy.I was speechless.
ID #299953
Jun 10th 2013 Guest
happened to me 10 times
ID #289340
Mar 18th 2013 Guest
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
ID #264912
Mar 5th 2013 Guest
The only thing with a 100% catch rate is the master ball. how do you get 1,000,000
ID #261072
Feb 18th 2013 Guest
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.
ID #255915
Feb 8th 2013 Guest
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.
ID #251816
Jan 30th 2013 Guest
When you press A+B when the Pokeball clicks in midair then it is a one-shake catch

ID #247766
Dec 29th 2012 Guest
JUST BEFORE I WROTE THIS I CAPTURED A TERRAKON WITH A GREAT BALL! (this was without the critical capture thing)
ID #231663
Dec 10th 2012 H8ergirl
It only happened once and it worked
ID #218602
Dec 9th 2012 Guest
lol i just caught a lvl. 49 goldeen with the critical capture, although i thought it was called rapid capture
ID #217828
Sep 27th 2012 Guest
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
ID #189548
Aug 21st 2012 Guest
I caught thundurus with its full health on route 18 ^_^
ID #178380
May 31st 2012 Guest
Definetley real, I got it twice with a golbat and wingull but not on purpose
ID #147503
Feb 28th 2012 Guest
it hapened 1 time! I went wth!then i told all my pokefreind (no they are not pokemon!!!)
ID #119095
Feb 3rd 2012 Guest
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..
ID #111595
Dec 19th 2011 Guest
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.
ID #96498
Nov 29th 2011 Guest
The only reason you catch Zekrom with a regular pokeball is because he wants you to catch him
ID #91430
Nov 15th 2011 Guest
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
ID #87666
Nov 9th 2011 Guest
Its not a lie it happened to me twice the sad thing is it was a pidove
ID #86223
Sep 15th 2011 pikabee
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.
ID #74665
Aug 24th 2011 Guest
I just tried EVERYTHING to catch kyrum and it didnt work im so sad...
ID #69663
Jul 15th 2011 Guest
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
ID #58016
Jul 14th 2011 Guest
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
ID #57685
Jul 5th 2011 Guest
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
ID #54956
Jul 4th 2011 Guest
Doesnt work. Everyone that says it works u all got lucky iv tried all the different button combos and they failed.
ID #54724
Jun 28th 2011 Guest
its true but idk how to make it D:
ID #53082
Jun 24th 2011 Guest
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.
ID #51817
Jun 13th 2011 Guest
if you press a right when you catch the pokemon it will work
ID #49080
Jun 13th 2011 Guest
it works
ID #49037
Jun 4th 2011 eenymeenyminymo
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.
ID #46967
May 28th 2011 Guest
dosent always work :( it happened to me on a Tangrowth and it broke out of my ultra Ball *Sigh*
ID #45404
May 23rd 2011 Guest
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?
ID #44617
May 19th 2011 Guest
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
ID #43749
May 6th 2011 Guest
it happened to me several times one of those being when i caught volcarona
ID #41704
May 1st 2011 Guest
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.
ID #41034
Apr 30th 2011 Guest
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
ID #40714
Apr 30th 2011 Guest
ID #40619
Apr 29th 2011 Guest
worked for me Smile
ID #40480
Apr 23rd 2011 Guest
This happened to me once and it only shook once in the ground then click!
ID #39313
Apr 21st 2011 Guest
no its real tehe pokeball sound even changed, and it only balanced once before it closed
ID #38788
Apr 11th 2011 Guest
how do u get more than one master ball
ID #37004
Apr 10th 2011 Guest
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!
ID #36682
Apr 9th 2011 Guest
i got a pokmon at level 5 now he 100
ID #36536
Apr 8th 2011 Guest
It does not work with cobalion , terrakion and virizian . :( :( :( :(
ID #36458
Apr 6th 2011 Guest
i caught Zekrom with a Poke Ball too..
ID #36047
Apr 5th 2011 Guest
I need to know the Master Ball cheat!!!
Please write back... thank you
ID #35975
Mar 31st 2011 Guest
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
ID #35075
Mar 31st 2011 Guest
what is the master code for the action replay for pokemon white
ID #35033
Mar 30th 2011 moolego2
i caught Zekrom with a pokeball
ID #34853
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