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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, & more!!!

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What To Do After Beating The Game

What Is BP (Battle Points)?

Reward Points For Battle Tower Rank Battles

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 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 will need to beat the game by becoming the 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.

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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

Rank Up Reward

First, try raising the rank of single and 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

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.

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Move Up Tiers For Greater Reward

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!

TiersRankBP Points
Beginner Tier1 ~ 33
Poke Ball Tier4 ~ 65
Check Out Reward List Here

2. Repeatedly Beat Trainers In Single Battle

reward BP

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

Purchase Items AT Battle Tower

Acquired BP can be spent at the BP Shop at the Battle Tower. Look for the man and woman in the middle of the left counter. The man sells items while the woman sells Mints.

Change Pokemon Nature With 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

Buy Evolve 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

ItemBP CostDescription
Choice Band25Item held by Pokemon. Boost Attack but only allowed to use 1 move.
Choice Specs25Item held by Pokemon. Boost Sp. Atk but only allowed to use 1 move.
Choice Scarf25Item held by Pokemon. Boost Speed but only allowed to use 1 move.
Assault Vest25Item held by Pokemon. Raises Sp. Def but prevents the use of status moves.
Life Orb25Item held by Pokemon. Boost move power at the cost of HP for each hit.
Blunder Policy20Raises Speed sharply when a Pokemon miss a move due to accuracy.
Weakness Policy20Item held by Pokemon. Attack and Sp. Atk sharply increases if the holder is hit with a move it is weak to.
Check out All BP Shop Items and What You Should Buy First!
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