Having high friendship with Pokemon has many benefits. In this guide we tell you How To Increase Friendship Level In Pokemon Sword And Shield as it’s a longstanding feature but one many new players may have yet figured out.
A Pokemon’s friendship level is a hidden stat that develops over time. If a Pokemon is friends with you, it can evolve into different forms, can perform better in battle, and are happier on your adventures. You can check your friendship level with a Pokemon in a house in Hammerlocke. There are many ways to increase a Pokemon’s friendship level but it can also go down, don’t let your Pokemon faint if you want to become better friends with them.
How To Increase Friendship Level In Pokemon Sword And Shield
There are multiple ways of increasing a Pokemon’s friendship level, as highlighted below.
- Win battles (Any level, a victory counts as more friendship. Kill lower level enemies quicker for a faster boost)
- Give a Pokemon a Soothe Bell (It increases all friendship boosting actions)
- Play with your Pokemon at Camp (Highlight your Pokemon in camp, call it over, then throw a Poke Ball.)
- Feed Your Pokemon (Cook dishes at camp, it increases friendship with Pokemon)
Combine those methods and you should see your relationship with your Pokemon improve quickly.
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