All Pokemon Go 1KM Buddies - Buddy Candy List

All Pokemon Go 1KM Buddies – Buddy Candy List

Lets walk, for 1km - FREE CANDY!

If you need to quickly collect Candy in Pokemon Go, you can add certain Pokemon to be your assigned buddies that will follow you around while you walk and passively collect that precious Candy in the background for you. However, not all Pokemon in Pokemon Go are good walking buddies for Candy collecting – some will need up to 20km to find the first one, some 5, and the Pokemon that we listed in this article only need 1km! So check out the best Pokemon Go 1km buddies that will help you grind that candy faster in our list below.

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All Pokemon Go 1KM Buddies – Buddy Candy List

But first, before we go to the list, just a reminder on how to add buddies in Pokemon Go.

How to add Pokemon as Buddies in Pokemon Go:

  1. Tap on the Trainer icon (bottom left of the screen).
  2. Navigate to the “Me” tab.
  3. Tap on the Buddy icon (the icon is like two smiling faces).
  4. Select any Pokemon from the list below.

Best 1km Buddies Gen 1 Pokemon:

  • Caterpie, Metapod & Butterfree
  • Clefairy / Clefable
  • Geodude, Graveler & Golem
  • Jigglypuff / Wigglytuff
  • Magikarp / Gyarados
  • Pidgey, Pidgeotto & Pidgeot
  • Pikachu / Raichu
  • Rattata / Raticate
  • Spearow / Fearow
  • Weedle, Kakuna / Beedrill
  • Zubat / Golbat

Best 1km Buddies Gen 2 Pokemon:

  • Cleffa
  • Crobat
  • Hoothoot / Noctowl
  • Igglybuff
  • Ledyba / Ledian
  • Pichu
  • Remoraid / Octillery
  • Sentret / Furret
  • Slugma / Magcargo
  • Spinarak / Ariados

Best 1km Buddies Gen 3 Pokemon:

  • Aron, Lairon / Aggron
  • Barboach / Whiscash
  • Gulpin / Swalot
  • Poochyena / Mightyena
  • Spoink / Grumpig
  • Surskit / Masquerain
  • Swablu / Altaria
  • Taillow / Swallow
  • Wailmer / Wailord
  • Whismur, Loudred / Exploud
  • Wurmple, Silcoon, Cascoon, Beautifly / Dustox
  • Zigzagoon / Linoone

Best 1km Buddies Gen 4 Pokemon:

  • Bidoof / Bibarel
  • Burmy, Wormadam / Mothim
  • Cherubi / Cherrim
  • Kricketot / Kricketune
  • Starly, Staravia / Staraptor

Best 1km Buddies Gen 5 Pokemon:

  • Basculin
  • Cottonee / Whimsicott
  • Dwebble / Crustle
  • Emolga
  • Lillipup, Herdier / Stoutland
  • Maractus
  • Patrat / Watchog
  • Petilil / Lilligant
  • Pidove, Tranquil / Unfezant
  • Purrloin / Liepard
  • Sewaddle, Swadloon / Leavanny
  • Tynamo, Eelektrik / Eelektross
  • Venipede, Whirlipede / Scolipede
  • Woobat / Swoobat

Best 1km Buddies Gen 6 Pokemon:

  • Bunnelby / Diggersby
  • Fletchling, Fletchinder / Talonflame

Best 1km Buddies Gen 7 Pokemon:

  • Pikipek, Trumbeak / Toucannon
  • Stufful / Bewear
  • Wimpod / Golisopod
  • Yungoos / Gumshoos

Best 1km Buddies Gen 8 Pokemon:

  • Skwovet / Greedent

Now you know which Pokemon to take with you on a 1km walk in order to get that candy – happy walking!

For more Pokemon Go guides here on PRIMA Games check out All Pokemon Go September 2022 Events – Full Schedule, All Pokemon Go September 2022 Spotlight Hours – Full Schedule, and How to Get Stardust Fast in Pokemon Go.


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