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You can check out our top tips to cracking the case in the Detective Pikachu game.



Tip 1: Interviewing Witnesses


You can start the investigation by interviewing witnesses. By talking to people in the area about what they’ve seen and heard, you may be able to collect important information about the case. It’s important to speak with people and Pokémon more than once. You may be able to get new info from someone by asking them a different question.


Tip 2: Reviewing Evidence2x1_DetectivePikachu_articleimages_v01_02.jpg

Once you’ve collected enough clues, it’s time to start deducing. You can record the testimony and the evidence from your interviews in your in-game notebook. These important Case Notes can also help you keep track of the people and Pokémon you’ve encountered.


Tip 3: Tapping in compatible amiibo


By tapping the extra-large Detective Pikachu amiibo figure while playing the Detective Pikachu game, you’ll be able to view all the Pika Prompts you’ve seen or might have missed from the chapters you’ve already cleared. You can watch more than 150 animated short movie clips of detective Pikachu giving helpful hints or talking up a storm.


You can learn more about the game at the official site.

Game in 2D.

amiibo sold separately. Compatibility and functionality of amiibo may vary per game. Visit for specific details on how each amiibo works.

ESRB Rating: Everyone with Mild Cartoon Violence, Comic Mischief