How to Hyper Train in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet: Bottle Caps & stats explained

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Pokemon Scarlet & Violet fans will want to take time to Hyper Train their Pokemon both for competitive play and for Tera Raid battles. Here is everything you need to know!

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet players can jump into co-op raids in the new Gen 9 games. Instead of Dynamaxing, the new Tera Raids allow trainers to face off against extremely powerful Terastallized Pokemon species. However, Five and Six-Star raids can be an impossible challenge without taking some preparatory steps.

Hyper Training is one of the best ways to quickly build a Pokemon for Tera Raids. This special mechanic allows players to exchange Bottle Caps to boost the base stats of their Pokemon’s IVs. This can be done for any species and helps eliminate the tedious breeding steps required to get perfect-IV companions.

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Below is everything Pokemon Scarlet & Violet players need to know about Hyper Training and how to amass or purchase Bottle Caps in the Paldea Region.

Where to Hyper Train a Pokemon in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

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Pokemon Trainers will need to talk to the Hyper Trainer in Montenevera

To Hyper Train Pokemon in the Paldea Region, players will need to travel to Montenevera.

Unlike past games, where Hyper Training was found in buildings like the Battle Tower, Pokemon Scarlet & Violet offer Hyper Training via an NPC located next to the Pokemon Center.

The NPC is standing next to an Abomasnow with a yellow, interactive speech bubble above his head. To Hyper Train, players only need to speak to him.

What are Bottle Caps in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet?

Bottle Caps come in two different varieties: Silver and Gold.

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The silver Bottle Caps are the standard, costing one Bottle Cap to Hyper Train one IV. This means players will need six Bottle Caps to Hyper Train all six IVs on their Pokemon.

However, a Gold Bottle Cap allows players to Hyper Train all six IVs for the cost of one Gold Bottle Cap. While these are very rare drops, they make fast work of the Hyper Training process and should be saved for Pokemon that Players really want to buff out.

Where to find or buy Bottle Caps

There are several different methods of obtaining Bottle Caps in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet. The easiest is to buy them from Delibird Presents. These high-ticket items will cost the player 20,000 Poke Coins or League Points per Bottle Cap. It is important to note that Gold Bottle Caps can not be purchased.

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Additionally, players can find Bottle Caps in several locations in Paldea:

  • Bottle Caps – Naranja/Uva Academy, North Province (Area Two), Porto Marinada, West Paldean Sea, Mesagoza
  • Gold Bottle Caps – Naranja/Uva Academy, Porto Marinada

Both standard and Gold Bottle caps can also be purchased at the Porto Marinada auction. Their appearance is random, but it can be the perfect way to scoop them up when they are available to bid on.

Players can also earn standard Bottle Caps as rewards from successful Tera Raids. This includes Pokemon featured in Most Five and Six-Star Tera Raids.

And that’s it! Those looking to find out more about Pokemon Scarlet & Violet can check out our other guides below:

Where to find Noibat & Noivern in Scarlet & Violet | Where to find Spiritomb in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Where to find Igglybuff, Jigglypuff, Wigglytuff & Paradox Form in Scarlet & Violet | How to get Misreavus, Mismagius & Flutter Mane | How to get Delibird & Iron Bundle | How to get Makuhita, Hariyama & Iron Hands | How to get Basculin & Basculegion | Where to find Swablu & Altaria in Scarlet & Violet | Where to find Sneasel, Weavile & Sneasler | Where to find Orthworm | Where to find Mimikyu in Scarlet & Violet | Where to find Ditto in Scarlet & Violet | How to get Eevee & Eeveelutions in Scarlet & Violet | Where to find Fidough & Dachsbun | How to get all starters in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet 

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