Pokeballs are one of the highly used items throughout the game that helps a trainer to progress in his/her Pokemon adventure.
This item is a must-have to improve your gameplay. In order to improvise your Pokemon collection and adjust your team you should have a high stock of these.
Capturing Pokemons to obtain more candies, powering them up and building a strong team requires patience for catching some particular species, but the worse thing which can happen is running out of pokeballs.
But luckily there are various ways of stacking pokeballs. Here are some of the ways to grind pokeballs.
1. Optimization of Storage
The base capacity of storage starts from 300 and it can be maximized up to 6150. Various items like berries, potions, revives, TMs, pokeballs and other items required for evolution can be stored but excessive of them can clog the space.
In order to maintain it, one should get rid of the extra items which aren't necessary.
It can be anything, a few berries, or potions depending on the user's need. That way one can maximize their storage before any event.
2. In-game Shop
The in-game shop has the option to purchase pokeball packs in exchange for pokecoins. 20 Pokeballs for 100 Pokecoins, 100 Pokeballs for 460 Pokecoins, and 200 Pokeballs for 800 Pokecoins.
Niantic provides a daily free box which can be claimed once a day and contains a potion and a few pokeballs. They also have various special boxes which contain a high number of pokeballs.
3. Gyms and Pokestops
The most effective way to get more pokeballs is by spinning gyms and pokestops which are present on the user's in-game map. Spinning pokestops gives various helpful items as rewards including pokeballs mostly.
Visiting more and more pokestops helps a player to collect a surplus amount of pokeballs, encouraging them to visit various locations and points of interest.
4. Adventure Synchronisation
Pokemon go keeps track of the player's daily adventure, and how many kilometres they walk every week. Players who walk a certain amount of distance get rewarded accordingly when weekly progress resets.
5 kilometres a week - 20 Pokeballs
25 kilometres a week- 20 Pokeballs, 10 great balls, 5 km egg, 500 Stardust
50 kilometres a week- 20 Pokeballs, 10 great balls, 1500 Stardust, 5 km egg and 10 km egg.
5. Research Tasks and Gifts
Pokemon go offers players various forms of research tasks. Some tasks are for a limited time period (timed research), some are easier to complete and obtained by spinning pokestops (field research), and some are always available (special research).
Completing each of these tasks awards players various helpful items and pokeballs. One can strategise their gameplay as they can receive items and field research from spinning pokestops.
The game has the option to add friends by sharing the trainer code or by scanning it. A maximum of 400 friends can be added to an individual's list.
The goal is to make as many friends as possible. Per day 20 gifts can be opened which has the potential to drop pokeballs as a reward.