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Poke Jobs Guide - Time & EV Training

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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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Beginner Tips - Guide For Starting Trainers

Poke Jobs Rewards - EXP & EV

Earn EXP & Base Stats For Your Pokemon

Poke Job Result
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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.

ItemsEffects
Lucky EggIncrease 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 StatusPokemon infected with Pokerus gets double EV
How To Level Up Fast - Best Exp Farming

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).

Example

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 TimeSeminar GainsPower Item GainsTotal
Just a little
(1 hour)
4 812
Very Short
(2 hrs)
81624
Short
(3 hrs)
122436
Long
(4 hrs)
163248
Very Long
(8 hrs)
326496
Half day
(12 hrs)
4896144
Whole Day
(24 hrs)
96192288
(252)

Buy Power Items At The BP Store

BP Store At Hammerlocke
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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

Rotomi in pokemon center

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!

Choose Job

Many Corporations & Universities are posting jobs on Rotomi. Every job has a different amount of EXP points you can gain, based on their Stars.

Send Pokemon

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.

DurationActual Time
Just a little1 hour
Very Short2 hrs
Short3 hrs
Long4 hrs
Very Long8 hrs
Half day12 hrs
Whole Day24 hrs
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What Are Poke Jobs?

Send Your Pokemon To A Poke Job

Rotomi in Pokemon Center

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

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

Long Time
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You also get extra EXP when you send many Pokemon at once or when sending Pokemon off for a longer durations.

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