This guide has list of all item useful for breeding in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Including info on their effect, location of all items such as Destiny Knot, Lucky Egg, & more!
Useful Battle Related Items
List Of Battle Related Item & Location
Tap ▼ for its effect & location
|▼Expert Belt||Event In Turffield|
|▼Rocky Helmet||Cliff Near By Stow-On-Side|
|▼Left Overs||Northeast of Giant's Seat|
|▼Black Sludge||Riverside of Wyndon|
|▼Shed Shell||Left Side Of Pokemon Nursery In Route 5|
|▼Eviolite||House In Ballonlea|
|▼Choice Band||By The River In Route 2|
Requires Water Bike
|▼Choice Specs||Near The Stage In Spikemuth|
|▼Choice Scarf||Event In Hammer Locke|
|▼Terrain Extender||Near The Tunnel In The Route 8|
|▼Focus Sash||House In Hammerlocke|
|▼Assault Vest||By The Tree In Lake of Outrage|
|▼Life Orb||Near The River Of Slumbering Weald|
|▼Sitrus Berry||House In The Hammerlocke|
|▼Lum Berry||Defeat Morimoto After Beating The Game|
|▼White Herb||By The Tree In Watchtower Ruins|
|▼Light Clay||West Side Of Route 6|
|▼Rock Item||House In Hammerlocke|
|▼Power Herb||Route 10|
|▼Cell Battery||Outside the Battle Tower|
|▼Throat Spray||Find a child's lost Minccino in Motostoke. Mincinno is left of the stadium.|
|▼Air Balloon||To the right of the hotel in Wyndon.|
|▼Luminous Moss||Luminous Forest|
|▼Weakness Policy||Buy at the Battle Tower for 20 BP|
|▼Flame Orb||Random Tournament Reward|
|▼Toxic Orb||Random Tournament Reward|
|Effect||Deals more damage when the move is very effective.|
Pokemon holding Expert Belt deals more damage when its move is very effective. Use this item to pokemon which has moves with several types.
Get Expert Belt With Event In Turffield
|1||Talk to the girl who is at theTurffield's watchtower. (Located at west side of Turffield)|
|2||Check the stone carved "Grass" which is located near by the flower shop.|
|3||Check the stone carved "Water" which is located close to the watchtower. (A man standing nearby)|
|4||Check the stone carved "Fire" which is located near by the Route 5.|
|Effect||When pokemon holding Rocky Helmet gets physical attack, it reflects damage to the opponent.|
Have pokemon with high Defense hold this item to deal damage while raking less damage from the opponent.
Get Rocky Helmet At Cliff Near By Stow-on-Side
Fly Taxi to Stow-on-Side & go down the ladder located at south of the city. You will see a poke ball placed on the cliff.▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items
|Effect||Pokemon holding Left Overs gradually heals its HP.|
Another item that goes very well with pokemon with high Defence. Use Protect and block opponent's attack while healing its HP.
Get Left Over At Northeast of Giant's Seat
Enter Giant's Seat from North Lake Miroch and you will see the pokemon den near by. You'll see pokeball near by the den.▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items
|Effect||When Poison type pokemon holds this item, it heals its HP. When Non-poison type pokemon hold this, it will damage your HP.|
Very similar to Left Overs but exclusively heal Poison type pokemon.
Find Black Sludge At Riverside of Wyndon
There is a river running just behind the Wyndon station. You will see an item flashing on top of the utility hole.▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items
|Effect||Pokemon holding this item can always switch with other pokemon.|
Even if the opponent's ability or move forbids your pokemon to switch with your team, you can ignore the effect and still switch.
Shed Shell Is Right Next To Pokemon Nursery
You can find Shed Shell right next to the Pokemon Nursery in Route 5.▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items
|Effect||When held by a pokemon that can still evolve, it raises both Defense and Sp. Def.|
Some of the pokemon's Base Stats don't have huge difference before and after the evolution. In that case, have pokemon hold Eviolite to buff its Defence and Sp. Def.
Get Eviolite At House In Ballonlea
|Effect||Pokemon holding the Choice Band can only use one move but its attack increases.|
Attack of pokemon with Choice Band significantly increase with move limitation. Use this item to pokemon who mainly use physical attack moves.
Find Choice Band By The River In Route 2
In front of Magnolia's house, there is a bridge crossing a river. You can enter this river with your bike from right side of the bridge.
|Effect||Pokemon holding the Choice Band can only use one move but its Sp. Atk increases.|
Sp. Atk dramatically increases with move limitation.
Choice Spec Is Near The Stage In Spikemuth
Choice Spec can be found at the right side of the stage.▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items
|Effect||Pokemon holding the Choice Band can only use one move but its speed.|
How To Get Choice Scarf
|1||Get a letter from girl in Northeast of Hammerlocke|
|2||Go to Ballonlea and enter the house at the top of the stairs|
|3||Give letter to Frank|
|Effect||Terrain Extender extends the duration of the terrain caused by the holder's move or ability.|
Near The Tunnel In The Route 8
Find the purple tent on Route 8. There is a path hidden on the right side of the tent.▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items
|Effect||If holder has full HP, it will endure a potential KO attack with 1 HP. (Consumable Item)|
Focus Sash prevents your pokemon to be fainted if your pokemon has full HP. Use it with the pokemon is low Defence to guarantee at least one move before fainting.
Find Focus Sash At House In Hammerlocke
Go to the house right next to the pokemon center in Hammerlocke. You can get 1 Focus Sash by defeating the trainer. Note that Focus Sash will disappear after being used.
|Effect||Holder's Sp. Def increases. Holder cannot use move status moves.|
Assault Vest significantly increases its Sp. Def on behalf of move limitation. Use this to pokemon which only uses attack moves.
Find Assault Vest At Lake Of Outrage
Assault Vest can be found near by the tree in the Lake Of Outrage. Look for flashing dot under the tree located on top of the hill.▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items
|Effect||Increases the damage of your move while HP decreases every time you attack.|
Your pokemon deals more damage but gets damaged every time it attacks. Use this item to pokemon which uses both physical and special attacks.
Find Life Orb At Slumbering Weald
Proceed to the area of Slumbering Weald where Galarian Wheezing appears. There is a river you can descend a river with your bike.▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items
|Effect||A berry which heals small amount of HP when consumed.|
Pokemon holding Sitrus Berry will automatically heal HP when damaged.
Location Of Sitrus Berry
|Giant's Seat||Right side of the giant rock locating across the bridge|
|Watchtower Ruins||Beside the watchtower|
|Hammerlocke Hills||Tree near by the cliff|
Sitrus berry can be found from limited berry tree in the Wild Area. You can also get it as a reward of Max Raid Battle.▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items
|Effect||A berry which heals any bad status.|
Pokemon holding this berry will heal any bad status automatically. Use this to counter Toxic and other strong bad status moves.
Location Of Lum Berry
Near by the tunnel in the Route 9, there is berry tree which is blocked by two trainers.▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items
|Effect||Recover the lowered stat to normal level once.|
Holder can recover the lowered stat once. Use this item if your pokemon uses moves which lowers your stats.
Find White Herb In Watchtower Ruins
You can find White Herb below the tree at South of Watchtower Ruins. Walk toward Dappled Grove and the tree is located in between Watchtower Ruins and Dappled Grove.▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items
|Effect||Moves such as Reflect and Light Screen remains in the field longer.|
Supportive moves such as Reflect and Light Screen's effectiveness prolongs.
Find Light Clay At Route 6
Light Clay can be found at west side of Route 6.▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items
|Effect||Effectiveness of the weather prolongs.|
Use this item if your party is using weather combo.
House In Hammerlockes
Enter the house located in the East side of Hammerlocke. By talking to the person inside, you can get "Rock" Item such as Icy Rock and Heat Rock. The item you can get changes each day.▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items
|Effect||Single use item to be held by a Pokemon. Allows moves that need to be charged to fire immediately.|
Use this item to immediately use strong moves such as Solar Beam or Hyper Beam!
Get Power Herb Along Route 10
There is a narrow path along the middle of Route 10. Go down this path and past the patch of grass to find the Power Herb!▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items
|Effect||Item to be held by a Pokemon. If the holder is hit with an electric type move, it uses up the battery and increases the holder's attack|
This item is excellent for countering electric type Pokemon. This allows you to power up your moves and deal massive damage to electric type enemies!
Get Cell Battery Outside the Battle Tower
The Cell Battery can be found just outside of the Battle Tower. Head to the right side of the building to find the Cell Battery!▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items
|Effect||Item to be held by a Pokemon. Raises the holder's Sp. Atk if it used a sound-based move. The item is then consumed|
Sound based moves such as Growl, Roar, Uproar, and Hyper Voice will raise your Sp. Atk, allowing you to deal massive damage against enemies! Keep in mind that once the effect triggers, the Throat Spray is used up.
Does Not Break From One-Hit-KO
The Throat Spray will not break if the sound based move did a one-hit-KO on the opponent.
Get Throat Spray in Motostoke
You will be able to get the Throat Spray by helping the child find his lost Minccino in Motostoke City. The lost Pokemon is found by the fountain on the left of the stadium.▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items
|Effect||An item to be held by a Pokemon. The holder will float in the air. Once the holder is hit, the balloon will burst|
This item is a great way to avoid getting hit by powerful ground moves such as Earthquake and Magnitude! Since the Pokemon is floating in the air, ground moves will not affect it!
Get Air Balloon in Wyndon
The Air Balloon can be found near the large hotel-like building in Wyndon. Head to the right side of the hotel, and the Air Balloon should be sitting right next to a telephone booth!▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items
|Effect||An item to be held by a Pokemon. If the holder is hit with a water type move, it will consume the moss and raise the holder's Sp. Def|
The Luminous Moss is a great item that allows you to counter water-type Pokemon. This item increases your Sp. Def, allowing you to take more hits against the enemy!
Get Luminous Moss in Luminous Forest
You will be able to get the Luminous Moss from the Luminous Forest. Keep your eye out for shiny objects on the ground as these are where you can get the item.▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items
|Effect||When the Pokemon holding this is hit with a move it is weak to, Attack and Sp. Attack rise sharply.|
The Weakness Policy provides a substantial boost to a Pokemon that has been hit with a super effective move. This item can turn the tide of a battle very quickly.
Get Weakness Policy At The Battle Tower
The Weakness Policy can be purchased at a BP Vendor in the Battle Tower for 20 BP.
|Effect||Inflicts a burn on the Pokemon holding this item.|
The Flame Orb is an item which causes a burn, thus halving the attack of the Pokemon holding it. It may sound unappealing, but it can be used with certain Pokemon that benefit from or ignore status conditions. It can also be given to your opponent to disrupt them.>> Check Out Recommended Pokemon With The Flame Orb Here
Get The Flame Orb At The Tournament
The Flame Orb is a random drop from the post-game tournament in Wyndon. After beating the game, you can repeat it as many times as you want until you get the Flame Orb.
|Effect||Inflicts poison on the Pokemon holding this item.|
The Toxic Orb inflicts poison on the Pokemon holding it. Some Pokemon benefit from being poisoned, while others can transfer their poison status onto opponents, so there are many different uses of this.
Get The Toxic Orb At The Tournament
The Toxic Orb is a random drop from the post-game tournament in Wyndon. After beating the game, you can repeat it as many times as you want until you get the Toxic Orb.▲Go Back To The List Of Battle Items