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Beast balls are only really effective on ultra beasts, and ultra beasts only show up at the end of a dynamax adventure right? And the legendaries at the end of an adventure have a 100% catch rate irrespective of ball choice.

So why are beast balls in the game at all? Do they serve some other purpose I'm not aware of?

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Probably just for "tradition"
People like catching Pokémon in cool looking Pokeballs/Pokeballs that look similar to the Pokémon, and some (such as the Kurt balls) have very limited or RNG based methods to get them, and are therefore considered even more valuable to obtain Pokémon in. Also, a shiny Regice in a Beast Ball is way cooler and more rare than a shiny Regice in an Ultra Ball. :P
Lol out of all the shinies you picked Regice. Altho what can I say I'm shiny hunting it.

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If you transferred a Pokemon in a Beast Ball from the Gen 7 games, what would it be in in Gen 8 if there were no Beast Balls? Also, quite a few people enjoy the look of Beast Balls, and the challenge of getting a Pokemon in one. So they're probably in for transferring reasons and potentially because fans enjoy them.

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Because of
a) Continuity. Others have touched on this, but it would be weird to transfer a Beast Ball from Ultra Moon to Sword but have them not be in Sword. And
b) Expansion Pass Gameplay. In the Crown Tundra, there is a way to get the Ultra Beasts and while you don't necessarily need Beast Balls to catch Ultras, it's just more fun to have Tesla the Xurkitree coming out of a Beast Ball.
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