Read this article to find out how to get Watts in this Pokemon Sword and Shield Watts farming guide. Learn how to get Watts fast, farming methods, how to convert Watts to money!
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What Are Watts?
Currency Used In The Wild Area
Watts are a special currency used around the Wild Area. They can be obtained a number of ways and can also be spent in the shops found within the area.Check Out The Wild Area Guide!
Convert Watts To Money
If you've tons of Watts, you can purchase special Poke Balls from Watt Traders and sell them for money in Poke Mart shops around Galar. This can help you get extra cash if you need it.Check Out How To Earn Money Fast!
Purchase Luxury Balls & Sell For 1,500 Money
The best Poke Ball to purchase is the Luxury Ball. You'll only spend 100 Watts and be able to sell the Poke Ball for 1,500 money a piece, giving you a hefty amount of profit.
How To Get Watts
Talk To Digging Pa
The Isle Of Armor Expansion introduces the Digging Pa! He is an NPC that will dig up Watts for you in exchange for some Armorite Ore. You can get up to 20,000 Watts each time you give him some Armorite Ores!Check Out The Digging Pa Here!
Digging Pa Location
Digging Pa is located in the Training Lowlands. He will be right next to the entrance of the Warm-Up Tunnel. Approach him and give him some Armorite Ore to get him to dig you up some Watts!Check Out The Isle Of Armor Map Here!
Only Available In Isle of Armor
Keep in mind that Digging Pa is only discoverable if you have the Isle of Armor expansion pass DLC. Players who do not have the dlc will not be able to find or interact with Digging Pa.Check Out The Isle Of Armor Here!
Collect Watts From Pokemon Dens
The main way to get Watts is to collect them by interacting with Pokemon Dens. Pokemon Dens are used to initiate Max Raid Battles, but even an empty Den can give you Watts. Only dens glowing red will give you Watts! Dens will recharge after a certain amount of time passes.Check Out The Best Watt Farming Method!
Amount of Watts Received
Amount of Watts After Beating Pokemon League
Race In The Rotom Rally
Another way to earn Watts is to participate in the Rotom Rally. The longer the course, the more Watts you can get. For the most efficient way of earning Watts, participate in the 90-second & 120-second courses.
Rotom Rally Reward TableCheck Out The Rotom Rally Guide!
Defeat Pokemon With Brilliant Aura
While exploring, there is a chance for a Pokemon with a Brilliant Aura to spawn. These are Pokemon that have a shiny yellow aura when they appear in the Overworld. Defeating or capturing them will reward you with Watts!Check Out The Brilliant Aura Guide!
Watts Farming - Methods
Watts Farming With Pokemon Dens
Den Farming is definitely more lucrative than the Rotom Rally. Towards the endgame, you can easily get 1000-2000W within 5 minutes.
Farm Until All Dens Have Been Depleted
Riding around the Wild Area & collecting all the Den Watts until you've exhausted them, & then finally swapping to the Rotom Rally as a last resort seems to be the best way to earn Watts!
More Raid Stars Mean More Watts
The amount of Watts you get from Pokemon Dens differs with the number of raid stars. See the table below for more details.
|50 / 200W||300W||TBD||2000W||2000W|
How To Use Watts - Watts Traders
Buy Items From Watt Traders
Items such as Pokeballs and TRs can be purchased from the various Watt traders around the Wild Area!
Inventory Changes Every Day
Watt Trader's inventory changes every day. Always check what they have for sale by going up to them daily, so you won't miss out on valuable items!
Watt Trader Locations
There are 7 main Watt Traders in the Wild Area. You can see them above on your map. Three of them are at flying destinations, so they are very easy to get to.
Buy TRs To Teach Your Pokemon New Moves
You can use the Watts that you have earned to purchase TRs, items that can teach your Pokemon new moves. Try to farm Watts so you can get rarer and more powerful TRs!
Use Wishing Pieces To Attract Wild Pokemon
Wishing Pieces (which are bought from Watt Traders) can be thrown into a Pokemon Den in order to bring a wild Dynamax Pokemon into it! This can force a Dynamax battle and is useful for grinding out experience as well.Check Out The Max Raid Guide!
Use Watts To Upgrade Your Bike
For the price of 3000 Watts, you can upgrade your bike to reduce the cooldown on the turbo boost ability. This is very useful because it will allow you to travel around the Wild Area and collect Watts faster! This upgrade is highly recommended!
Bike Upgrade Table
Change Your Bike Outfit Color
Watt Traders allow you to change the color of the clothes you wear while riding your bike! The colors you can choose depend on the Pokemon at the front of your party!
How To Convert Watts To Money
If you have a lot of Watts, you can purchase special Poke Balls from Watt Traders and sell them for money in Poke Mart shops around Galar. This can help you get extra cash if you need it.
Purchase Luxury Balls & Sell For 1,500 Money
The best Poke Ball to purchase is the Luxury Ball. You'll only spend 100 Watts and be able to sell the Poke Ball for 1,500 money a piece, giving you a hefty amount of profit.Other Money Farming Method Here