How to capture a Temtem

The basics of capturing different Temtem in Temtem.

In Temtem, you’re going to want to learn how to capture different Temtem. The more Temtem you have available to you, the better prepared you’ll be for random encounters and Tamer battles. If you’re just getting started and are unsure about how the process works, we’ve got you covered. Below, we’ve put together a quick guide explaining how to capture a Temtem!

How to capture a Temtem

How to capture a Temtem
Capturing a Temtem in Temtem is quite simple in that you'll want to whitle down its HP, then use a TemCard from your inventory.
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Capturing a Temtem works similarly to catching a Pokemon (we know, we’re sorry for the comparison). When you encounter a random Temtem, you’ll battle with them using your Temtem. To make it easier to catch the Temtem you’re battling, you’ll want to whittle down its HP and tire it out.

Be careful when doing this as it can be easy to defeat the Temtem you want to catch.

To avoid overpowering the Temtem you're trying to catch, try selecting the clock symbol during one of your Temtem’s turn to have them rest. In doing so, you won’t attack the random Temtem with both of your Temtem at once. When the Temtem’s HP is low enough, open your inventory using the bag icon and select a TemCard to use.

Capture a Temtem with a TemCard
Select the bag icon at the bottom of your screen to open your inventory, then select a TemCard to try and capture the Temtem you're battling.
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You’ll see a brief animation of the TemCard digitally capturing the Temtem. If the process is successful, you’ll be able to rename your new Temtem and add them to your Squad. If the process is not successful, you can always try again as long as you have enough TemCards on hand.

Other ways to make a Temtem more susceptible to being captured is through status effects, which we’ve touched upon in a previous guide. By giving the opposing Temtem a status effect like Asleep, you’ll have more of an advantage when it comes to capturing them.

To recap, you’ll want to whittle down the opposing Temtem’s HP and/or give them a status effect to make them easier to capture. To capture, select the bag icon at the bottom of your screen to open your inventory, then select a TemCard to use it.

Now that you know how to capture a Temtem, be sure to read through some of our other guides including what a Luma Temtem is, how many Temtem there are, and all starters and starter evolutions in Temtem.

Morgan is a writer, indie game lover, and socially awkward coffee addict. Need something? Morgan can be reached at morgan.shaver@allgamers.com or if you like, you can say hello using GIFs on Twitter.

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