Read this article to find out more about Useful Characters & Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield! Find out about NPC and locations, what functions they offer, & where they are.
Useful NPC & Locations
- Daily Usable Characters, Locations
- Reusable Characters, Locations
- Single-Use Only Characters & Locations
List Of All Useful Characters & Location
Daily Usable Characters, Locations
|Useful NPC & Locations||Location / Description|
|Loto-ID||Location: Rotomi of Each Pokemon Center|
Play a Lottery that may reward prizes
|Battle Cafe||Location: Motostoke, Hammerlocke|
Get Money, XP Candy, even Evolution items for Sweets Pokemon for winning.
>> Alcremie Evolution
|Street Market||Location: Stow-on-Side (Left to the Pokemon Center)|
Buy / Sell specified items for a bargain or sell for a lot more.
|Weather Man||Location: Hammerlocke (Middle NPC home, left of Metro station)|
Receive weather-related items for free
|Tournament||Location: Wyndon City|
Fixed reward for beating it the first time daily
You can battle Morimoto once a day
Reusable Characters, Locations
|NPC & Locations||Location / Description|
|Location: Route 5, Wild Area|
Send Pokemon here for eggs & nurture.
>> Breeding Guide
|Pokemon Name Change /|
Forget Moves /
|Location: Left Counter of every Pokemon Center|
Change Pokemon names, Forget / remember moves
>> Pokemon Center Guide
|Hyper Training||Location: Wyndon (After Becoming Champion: Battle Tower, right counter)|
Using Bottle Caps, get the best IVs for your Pokemon.
>> Hyper Training Guide
|TM Vendor||Location: Motostoke (Pokemon Center Next to Route 3), Hammerlocke (Pokemon Center Next to Route 6)|
Purchase all sorts of TM
>> All TMs List
|Vitamins Trader||Location: Wyndon (Inside Pokemon Center)|
Buy items that increase EV
>> How To EV Train & Reset Them
|BP Shop||Location: Hammerlocke (Inside Pokemon Center)|
Trade items for BP
>> All BP Shop Item List
|Watt Vendor||Location: Wild Area |
(Meetup Spot, Dappled Grove, Giant's Seat, East Lake Axewell, Bridge Field, Giant's Cap, Hammerlocke Hills)
・Sells Pokeballs and TM
・Change Riding outfit colors
・Upgrade Rotom Bike
|Digging Duo||Location: Wild Area (Bridge Field)|
Digs out evolution items & fossils for 500 Watts
>> Watts - How To Farm Them And Their Uses
|Camping King||Location: Wild Area (East Lake Axewell)|
Change Tent Colors, Get appraisal for Curry Dex.
>> Pokemon Camp Guide
|Ingredients Seller||Location: Wild Area (Rolling Fields, Hammerlocke Hills)|
Buy ingredients to make curry
>> Curry Guide
|Wild Area NPC|
(Angler, Mountain Climber)
|Location: Wild Area (Random)|
Exchange items for 100W
|Wild Area Lady Trainer||Location: Wild Area - All|
Defeat her in battle to earn money.
|Fossil Professor||Location: Route 6|
>> Fossil Pokemon & Guide
|Friendship Lady||Location: Hammerlocke (NPC Home right side of Pokemon Center)|
Gives a Friendship Ribbon to your Pokemon if your Pokemon's Friendship is maxed.
>> Friendship Level Guide
|Best Effort Lady||Location: Hammerlocke (NPC Home right side of Pokemon Center)|
Gives a Best Effort Ribbon to your Pokemon if your Pokemon's EV is maxed.
>> EV Guide
Single-Use Only Characters & Locations
|NPC / Locations||Location / Description|
|Ball Guy||Location: Stadium of each Gym|
Gives 1 Pokeball at every Gym
>> All Pokeball List
|Fossil Giver||Location: Stow-on-Side (Inside Pokemon Center)|
Get 2 Fossils
・Sword: Fossilized Bird
・Shield: Fossilized Drake
>> New Fossil Pokemon
All Move Tutor Locations
|Taught Moves||Location / Move Description|
|Steal Beam||Location: Motostoke (After Becoming Champion: go down the steep stairs in front of hotel)|
Pow: 140, Acc: 95, Special
The user fires a beam of steel that it collected from its body. This also damages the user (about half of HP).
|Draco Meteor||Location: Circhester (Pink Sweater Man in Ancient Hero's Bath)|
Pow: 130, Acc: 90, Special
Comets are summoned down from the sky onto the target. The attack's recoil harshly lowers the user's Sp. Atk stat.
|Location: Hammerlocke (Down the stairs near Route 6)|
Pow: 80, Acc: 100, Special
Move for Starter Pokemon. Increased Power if used in conjunction with designated types in Double Battles.
|Location: Wyndon (Pink-Sweater man in the park)|
Pow: 150, Acc: 90, Special
Ultimate move for Starter Pokemon. The user can't move the next turn.