Bottle Cap

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Bottle Cap
Silver Bottle Cap
Bag Bottle Cap Sprite.png
Bottle Cap
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation VII
Generation VII Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items
Generation VIII Bag Treasures SwSh pocket icon.png Treasures
Generation IX Bag Other Items SwSh pocket icon.png Other Items
Power 30

The Bottle Cap (Japanese: ぎんのおうかん Silver Bottle Cap) is a type of exchangeable item introduced in Generation VII. The Gold Bottle Cap is a more valuable version of it.

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
N/A PokémonDollar.png2,500
SV PokémonDollar.png20,000 PokémonDollar.png5,000


Can be traded to Mr. HyperSMUSUMPE, a League Staff attendantSwSh, a VeteranBDSP or a man with an AbomasnowSV to maximize one of a Pokémon's IVs in Hyper Training.


Games Description
A beautiful bottle cap that gives off a silver gleam. Some people are happy to receive one.
SV A lovely silver bottle cap. Certain people are delighted to be given one of these.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
Poni GauntletSM
Hau'oli City (held by QR Code Magearna)
Festival Plaza (Lottery shop: Treasure Hunt second prize, Haunted houses, Castle: trade for 30 Shards of one color)
Fishing in Poni Island (Seafolk Village, Poni WildsSM, Poni Breaker Coast, Poni Gauntlet, Poni Meadow)
Battle Tree (30 consecutive victories)
PE Vermilion City (from Mina after defeating her; daily)
Rocket Game Corner
SwSh Battle Tower (25 BP)
Bridge Field (Digging Duo)
Max Raid Battles (3★, 4★, 5★)
SwShIA Potbottom Desert (hidden recurring item)
Cram-o-matic (All types: 142-150 points)
SwShCT Freezington, Ballimere Lake Max Lair (Dynite Ore trader)
Snowslide Slope Watt Trader (Highlight Item, 8,000 W)
Giant's Bed, Crown Shrine, Giant's Foot, Lakeside Cave (hidden recurring item)
BDSP Battle Park (25 BP)
Pickup (Lv. 71+) (1% chance)
SV Mesagoza, West Paldean Sea, North Province (Area Two) Delibird Presents (after earning 6 Gym Badges), Academy Ace Tournament, Porto Marinada auction, Tera Raid Battles (5★, 6★, 7★)



Bag Bottle Cap SV Sprite.png
Artwork from
Scarlet and Violet

In the spin-off games

Pokémon Masters EX

In one of his possible Pokémon Center interactions in Pokémon Masters EX, James expresses his disappointment in Trainers using their Bottle Caps to Hyper Train their Pokémon instead of collecting them. This is a reference to James's habit of collecting bottle caps in the anime.


  • The Japanese name of おうかん ōkan can mean "crown" or "bottle cap". The Korean and Chinese translations retain the "crown" meaning despite having different words for "bottle cap".

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 銀色王冠 Ngàhnsīk Wòhnggūn
Mandarin 銀色王冠 / 银色王冠 Yínsè Wángguān
France Flag.png French Capsule d'Argent
Germany Flag.png German Silberkronkorken
Italy Flag.png Italian Tappo d'argento
South Korea Flag.png Korean 은왕관 Eun Wanggwan
Russia Flag.png Russian Крышка от бутылки Krishka ot Butylki'
Spain Flag.png Spanish Chapa Plateada

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