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All BP Shop Item List & Best Items To Buy

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Read this article to find out All BP Shop Items in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Get info on what BP Items to prioritize buying for Competitive, Breeding, and Raising Pokemon.

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BP Farming - Guide & Shop List

BP Shop Item List - Battle Tower

Pokemon Items

ItemBP CostDescription
Ability Capsule50Allows Pokemons with 2 abilities to switch between them
Bottle Cap25Used for Hyper Training
>>What Are Individual Strengths (IVs)?
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.
Red Card20Item held by Pokemon. When the Holder is hit with an attack, the attacker is removed from the battle.
Eject Button20Item held by Pokemon. If the holder is hit with an attack, it is switched out of battle.
Eject Pack20Item held by Pokemon. When the holder's stats are lowered, it will be switched out of battle.
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.
Focus Sash15Item held by Pokemon. If the Holder has full HP, it will endure a potential KO attack with 1 HP. The item then disappears
Air Balloon15Item held by Pokemon.The holder will float in the air until hit. When hit, this item bursts.
White Herb15Item held by Pokemon.It will restore any lowered stat in battle. Can be used only once.
Mental Herb15Item held by Pokemon.The holder can shake off move-binding effects to move freely. Can be used only once.
Power Herb15Item held by Pokemon, single use. Allow the holder to immediately use a move that normally require a turn to charge.
Room Service15Item held by Pokemon. Lowers Speed when Trick Room takes effect.
Light Clay15Item held by Pokemon. Protection moves like Light Screen and reflect will be effective longer.
Terrain Extender15Item held by Pokemon. Extends the duration of the terrain caused by holder's move or Ability.
Throat Spray10Raises Sp. Atk when a Pokemon uses a sound-based ability.
Adrenaline Orb10Item held by Pokemon. Boost speed when intimidated.
Absorb Bulb10Item held by Pokemon. Boost holder Sp. Atk if hit with Water-type attacks. Single Use.
Cell Battery10Item held by Pokemon. Boost holder Attack if hit with Electric-type attacks. Single Use.
Luminous Moss10Item held by Pokemon. Boost holder Sp. Def if hit with Water-type attacks. Single Use.
Snowball10Item held by Pokemon. Boost holder Attack if hit with Ice-type attacks. Single Use.
Recommended Items For Battle Here

Mints You Can Buy

Mints change the Nature (growth stats) of Pokemon when used on them.

ItemBP CostDescription
Lonely Mint50Attack ↑, Defense ↓
Adamant Mint50Attack ↑, Sp. Atk ↓
Naughty Mint50Attack ↑, Sp. Def ↓
Brave Mint50Attack ↑, Speed ↓
Bold Mint50Defense ↑, Attack ↓
Impish Mint50Defense ↑, Sp. Atk ↓
Lax Mint50Defense ↑, Sp. Def ↓
Relaxed Mint50Defense ↑, Speed ↓
Modest Mint50Sp. Atk ↑, Attack ↓
Mild Mint50Sp. Atk ↑, Defense ↓
Rash Mint50Sp. Atk ↑, Sp. Def ↓
Quiet Mint50Sp. Atk ↑, Speed ↓
Calm Mint50Sp. Def ↑, Attack ↓
Gentle Mint50Sp. Def ↑, Defense ↓
Careful Mint50Sp. Def ↑, Sp. Atk ↓
Sassy Mint50Sp. Def ↑, Speed ↓
Timid Mint50Speed ↑, Attack ↓
Hasty Mint50Speed ↑, Defense ↓
Jolly Mint50Speed ↑, Sp. Atk ↓
Naive Mint50Speed ↑, Sp. Def ↓
Serious Mint50All stats grow at a equal rate.
How Important Are Pokemon Natures?

BP Shop Item List - Hammerlocke

ItemBP CostDescription
Rare Candy20Instantly raise a Pokemon's level by 1
PP Up10Slightly raises the max PP of 1 move that Pokemon has learned.
Power Bracer10Item held by Pokemon. Reduces Speed, but allows the holder's Attack stats to grow more after battling.
Power Belt10Item held by Pokemon. Reduces Speed, but allows the holder's Defense stats to grow more after battling.
Power Lens10Item held by Pokemon. Reduces Speed, but allows the holder's Sp. Atk stats to grow more after battling.
Power Band10Item held by Pokemon. Reduces Speed, but allows the holder's Sp. Def stats to grow more after battling.
Power Anklet10Item held by Pokemon. Reduces Speed, but allows the holder's Speed stats to grow more after battling.
Power Weight10Item held by Pokemon. Reduces Speed, but allows the holder's Max Hp stats to grow more after battling.
Macho Brace10Item held by Pokemon. Helps Pokemon grow strong but cuts Speed in Battle.
Destiny Knot10Item held by Pokemon. If the holder becomes infatuated, the opposing Pokemon will be too.
Razor Claw10Item held by Pokemon. Increases the holder's critical-hit ratio
Protector10Pokemon Evolution Item
Reaper Cloth10Pokemon Evolution Item
Whipped Dream10Pokemon Evolution Item
Sachet10Pokemon Evolution Item
HP Up2Raises the HP base points of a single Pokemon.
Protein2Raises the Attack base points of a single Pokemon.
Iron2Raises the Defense base points of a single Pokemon.
Calcium2Raises the Sp. Atk base points of a single Pokemon.
Zinc2Raises the Sp. Def base points of a single Pokemon.
Carbos2Raises the Speed base points of a single Pokemon.
What Are Base Points (Effort Values, EVs)?

Best BP Shop Items For Competitive Play

Items That Greatly Increase Effectiveness In Certain Area

Items That Greatly Increase Effectiveness In Certain Area

Competitive play (Ranked, Battle Stadium) usually requires the player to squeeze out every point of potential of their Pokemon for their roles. Anything that could increase Offensive or Defensive abilities should be bought first.

Best Pokemon Tier List for Ranked Battle

BP Shop Items For Competitive Play

Items listed here are reusable unless specifically stated as single use.

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.
Razor Claw10Item held by Pokemon. Increases the holder's critical-hit ratio.
PP Up10Slightly raises the max PP of 1 move that Pokemon has learned. Single Use

Best BP Shop Item For Breeding

Breeding Helps Create Stronger Pokemon

 Breeding Helps Create Stronger Pokemon

Breeding your Pokemon will produce tougher species that will further benefit from the items that you've picked up. That makes the BP Shop Item for breeding a second priority.

Perfect Breeding Guide - Competitive Breeding & Training

BP Shop Items For Breeding

Items listed here are reusable unless specifically stated as single use.

ItemBP CostDescription
Destiny Knot10Item held by Pokemon. If the holder becomes infatuated, the opposing Pokemon will be too.
Power Bracer10Passes down the holder's Attack IV
Power Belt10Passes down the holder's Defense IV
Power Lens10Passes down the holder's Sp. Attack IV
Power Band10Passes down the holder's Sp. Defense IV
Power Anklet10Passes down the holder's Speed IV
Power Weight10Passes down the holder's HP IV

Destiny Knot Passes Down 5 IVs From Parents

 Destiny Knot Passes Down 5 IVs From Parents

Destiny Knot, when used in Nursery & is held by a Pokemon, will allow its child to inherit 5 IVs from the parents. This means a 5 Max IV Pokemon is guaranteed if both parents are 6 max IVs.

Check out Destiny Knot guide here!

Pass Down Certain IVs With Power Items

If you're looking to pass down certain IV of your Pokemon, have the parent hold the Power items corresponding to the IV. The item effects are as follows:

ItemDescription
Power BracerPasses down the holder's Attack IV
Power BeltPasses down the holder's Defense IV
Power LensPasses down the holder's Sp. Attack IV
Power BandPasses down the holder's Sp. Defense IV
Power AnkletPasses down the holder's Speed IV
Power WeightPasses down the holder's HP IV
What Are Individual Strengths (IVs)?

Best BP Shop Item For Raising Strong Pokemon

Ship Out Strong Pokemon Fast Using BP Items

Ship Out Strong Pokemon Fast Using BP Items

Your next priority should be buying items that makes raising strong Pokemon faster. Though these are good for saving time, the same results can be achieved by grinding, so is not strictly required.

EXP Farming & Leveling Guide

BP Shop Items For Raising Strong Pokemon

Items listed here are reusable unless specifically stated as single use.

ItemBP CostDescription
Power Bracer10Item held by Pokemon. Reduces Speed, but allows the holder's Attack stats to grow more after battling.
Power Belt10Item held by Pokemon. Reduces Speed, but allows the holder's Defense stats to grow more after battling.
Power Lens10Item held by Pokemon. Reduces Speed, but allows the holder's Sp. Atk stats to grow more after battling.
Power Band10Item held by Pokemon. Reduces Speed, but allows the holder's Sp. Def stats to grow more after battling.
Power Anklet10Item held by Pokemon. Reduces Speed, but allows the holder's Speed stats to grow more after battling.
Power Weight10Item held by Pokemon. Reduces Speed, but allows the holder's Max Hp stats to grow more after battling.
Macho Brace10Item held by Pokemon. Helps Pokemon grow strong but cuts Speed in Battle.

Increased EV Growth With Power Items

Power Items, when held by a Pokemon, increase the Base Stats (EVs) it gains in battle by 8, significantly increasing efficiency. Power Items are also useful for breeding, so pick them up even if you're not planning to breed for now.

How To EV Train Guide

Buy EV Enhancements With Money

Buy EV Enhancements With Money Instead

Though Items that increase EV (Effort Values) like Zinc can be bought with BP, it's recommended that you use money to buy them at Pokemon Center in in Wyndon instead to prioritize the BP items in this guide.

Only Buy Mints As Last Resort

Only Buy Mints As Last Resort

Though Mints are very handy in changing a Pokemon's Nature, its whopping 50 BP cost as well as the fact that Nature can be passed down with strict breeding makes mint an expensive option. Only use them as a last resort.

How Important Are Pokemon Natures?

Avoid Purchasing Evolution Items With BP

Avoid Purchasing Evolution Items With BP

Some Pokemon needs special items to evolve. Though these are for sale for BP, it is recommended not to as most of these items can be picked up in the field. Save your BP for something else unless absolutely necessary.

List Of Pokemon With Special Evolutions

What Is BP Shop & Item?

End-Game Shop For End-Game Points

End-Game Shop For End-Game Points

BP (Battle Points) are end-game points the player earns by winning Ranked Battles at the Battle Tower. They can be used to purchase many end-game contents like items, consumables, and single use items.

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I think it's funny how they called IVs 'Individual Strengths' in the Bottle Cap description.

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