Read this article to find out about the BP farming in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Read about what BP (Battle Points) is, how to get BP in Battle Tower, how to spend it, and more!What To Do After Beating The Game
What Is BP (Battle Points)?
Reward Points For Battle Tower Rank Battles
BP (Battle Points) are points awarded for winning Ranked Battles at the Battle Tower. They can be used to purchase many end-game content like Bottle Caps and Mints.Check out Battle Tower Guide here!
Battle Tower Location
Battle Tower is located in the Northernmost in the mini map. If you have visited there once, you can do fast travel to it.
Unlocked After Becoming Champion
You must beat the game by becoming Pokemon Champion in order to unlock the Battle Tower. From there, you will be able to do Rank Battles to get and earn some BP.Check Out All Story Walkthrough
How To Farm BP - Farming Guide
- Raise Single & Double Battle Rank
- Repeatedly beat trainers in single battle
The above 2 methods are the most efficient ways to farm BP!
1. Raise Single & Double Battle Rank
First, try raising the rank of single & double battle & collect rewards for moving up through the ranks. Use rental teams or breed for stronger Pokemon when you get stuck.Learn How To Breed For Stronger Pokemon
Separate Rewards For Single, Double Battle
Single, Double Battles are separately ranked and thus have separate rewards. Rank up both of them to earn BP at twice the speed.Check Out Recommended Team Here
Move Up Tiers For Greater Reward
Rank Battles are divided into Tiers. As you move up the ranks, your tier increases, and the rewards for each subsequent rank increases. Push up the ranks for even more BP!
|Beginner Tier||1 ~ 3||3|
|Poke Ball Tier||4 ~ 6||5|
2. Repeatedly Beat Trainers In Single Battle
Single battle's rewarded BP and double battle's Rewarded BP are the same (2BP). Defeat single battle repeatedly for most efficiency.
Use Eternatus For Best Efficiency
Use Eternatus for the early phase of Battle Tower. Its extremely high Sp. Atk and Speed overwhelms most of the opponents.See Eternatus's Base Stats From Here
How To Spend BP
Purchase Items At Battle Tower
Acquired BP can be spent at the BP Shop at the Battle Tower. Look for the man & woman in the middle of the left counter. The man sells items while the woman sells Mints.
Change Pokemon Nature With Mints
Natures are a Pokemon's unique personality, which affects how their stats develop. This can be changed by using Mints, letting players choose which stats to emphasize.How Important Are Pokemon Natures?
Buy Evolution Items At Hammerlocke
A BP Shop is located at the Pokemon Center in Hammerlocke which carries multiple enhancement items and vital Pokemon evolution items. Buy with BP if you just can not seem to find them.List Of Pokemon With Special Evolutions
Best Items To Buy With BP
As BP Can sometimes be slow to come by, we recommend getting items that are vital for End-game & competitive play or are BP shop exclusive first.
Items For Competitive Play
|Choice Band||25||Item held by Pokemon. Boost Attack but only allowed to use 1 move.|
|Choice Specs||25||Item held by Pokemon. Boost Sp. Atk but only allowed to use 1 move.|
|Choice Scarf||25||Item held by Pokemon. Boost Speed but only allowed to use 1 move.|
|Assault Vest||25||Item held by Pokemon. Raises Sp. Def but prevents the use of status moves.|
|Life Orb||25||Item held by Pokemon. Boost move power at the cost of HP for each hit.|
|Blunder Policy||20||Raises Speed sharply when a Pokemon miss a move due to accuracy.|
|Weakness Policy||20||Item held by Pokemon. Attack and Sp. Atk sharply increases if the holder is hit with a move it is weak to.|