Read this guide to understand about Poke Jobs in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Learn more about its merits & rewards, time needed, ev training, tips & more.
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Poke Jobs Rewards - EXP & EV
Earn EXP & Base Stats For Your Pokemon
After your Pokemon finish a Poke Job, they get EXP. You also get base points as well.What Are Base Points? Find Out Here!
Items Effects Stack For Poke Jobs
When you send out Pokemon to do Poke Jobs, items they have also affects their EXP or base stats gained.
|Lucky Egg||Increase Exp gained.|
|Power Bracer||+8 Base Attack (EVs) earned per battle|
|Power Belt||+8 Defense (EVs) earned per battle|
|Power Lens||+8 Sp. Atk.(EVs) earned per battle|
|Power Band||+8 Sp. Def. (EVs) earned per battle|
|Power Anklet||+8 Speed (EVs) earned per battle|
|Power Weight||+8 HP (EVs) earned per battle|
|Pokerus Status||Pokemon infected with Pokerus gets double EV|
Get Rare Items
You also have a chance to be rewarded with rare items. Send many suitable Pokemon for longer durations for a chance at extra reward.
Poke Jobs - EV Training Guide
Passively Gain Base Stats (EV) Fast With "Power" Items
You can passively increase your Pokemon's base stat (EV) fast by letting it go on Poke Jobs with "Power" items equipped, as its benefits is counted by the hour (+8).
If a Pokemon holds a Power Bracer and is then sent out for a Poke Job, every hour its doing a Poke Job will give it +8 Attack (Ev).Check out EV Training Guide here!
Pick "Seminar" Poke Jobs For EV Increase
Poke Jobs has a special "Seminar" category that will increase specific base stat for every Pokemon per hour (+4) it embarks on. To passively increase EVs without items, send Pokemon on to Seminar Poke Jobs.
EV Gain From Seminars & Items Chart
The following chart assumes you have a relevant Power items equipped for the Poke Job.
|Poke Job Time||Seminar Gains||Power Item Gains||Total|
|Just a little|
Buy Power Items At The BP Store
You can purchase all "Power" items at the Pokemon Center in Hammerlocke. However, you'll need to unlock Battle Tower by beating the game first.BP Farming - Guide & Shop List Here
How To Do Poke Jobs & Time Needed
Accept Jobs At Rotomi In Pokemon Centers
Go to the nearest Pokemon Center and check Rotomi for available Poke Jobs.
Other Usages Of Rotomi
Rotomi in Pokemon Centers can be used for many purposes. For example, you can participate in the Loto-ID, which is a lottery to win rare items.Rotom Also Has Many Other Functions, Click Here To Learn More!
Many Corporations & Universities are posting jobs on Rotomi. Every job has a different amount of EXP points you can gain, based on their Stars.
You can select how many Pokemon you'd like to send and how long you'd like to do this job for. The more Pokemon you send and the longer you send them off, the better rewards you get.
|Just a little||1 hour|
|Very Short||2 hrs|
|Very Long||8 hrs|
|Half day||12 hrs|
|Whole Day||24 hrs|
What Are Poke Jobs?
Send Your Pokemon To A Poke Job
In Sword & Shield, you can accept Poke Jobs at the Rotomi in Pokemon Centers. When accepting them, you send off a Pokemon from your Box to finish the job. As a reward, the Pokemon you've sent get(s) EXP & Base points.
Choose Suitable Pokemon
There are many different Poke Jobs available. Certain types of Pokemon are more suitable for specific jobs. When Pokemon do a good job, they earn extra EXP.
Send Many Pokemon Away For Longer Duration
You also get extra EXP when you send many Pokemon at once or when sending Pokemon off for a longer durations.