Pokédex Battery Case Is The Most Authentic Way To Play Pokémon Go

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Of all the ways I’ve seen to try and combat Pokémon Go’s battery drain, this is easily the best.

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It’s a custom, 3D-printed Pokédex case that has blinking lights, holds a phone (in this case, a Galaxy S4) and, most important of all, is also packing a 2,600 mAh battery, which depending on your other apps and usage would probably double your time between charges.

If you’ve got a Galaxy S4 (or just want to take a look), user NPOOLE posted the design to custom electronics site Sparkfun.

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Shame about that Team Valor cover, though.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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DISCUSSION

So portable batteries have a tendency to burn up your phone.
Putting your phone in an enclosed case while plugged into a portable battery is not a good idea.