Love Ball Location in Pokemon Sword & Shield

Pokemon Sword & Shield Love Ball is a Poke Ball that works best when catching a Pokemon that’s the opposite gender of your Pokemon. The Love Ball has become a standard Poke Ball type a while ago, and, of course it’s in Pokemon Sword & Shield, too. So, the question is where to find the Love Poke Ball in Pokemon Sword & Shield. Well, that’s exactly what we’re going to answer in this guide, as well as how to obtain it.

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Love Ball Location in Pokemon Sword & Shield
Love Ball Location in Pokemon Sword & Shield

Where to Find Love Ball in Pokemon Sword & Shield?

To find the Love Ball in Pokemon Sword & Shield, there are three things you can do: talk to an NPC in Ballonlea, find it at one of the Watt traders in the Wild Areas, or trade for it. Each of these methods has it’s pros and cons, so let’s run them down one by one. just keep one thing in mind before we begin: there’s been some talk online that you can only find one Love Ball in the game, and have to trade for more. We have no way of checking that, we don’t know if it’s true at all (unlikely), but felt that you should know.

  1. NPC in Ballonlea – When we got to Ballonlea Stadium, we talked to the Poke Ball mascot guy at the entrance, and he gave us a Love Ball. Granted, we did so before we beat the Ballonlea Fairy gym, so that might be a factor, we can’t say for sure.

  2. Watt traders in Wild Areas – There’s a number of traders in different Wild Areas that sell stuff for Watts, and they usually have one fancy Poke Ball in stock. However, their wares change daily, so they might not have a Love Ball on offer when you visit them.

  3. Trade with friends – Maybe you have some very generous friends that are willing to trade you for a Love Ball. Or, maybe you’ll run into some good Samaritan through trade “matchmaking.” Good luck.

That’s all we know about finding the Love Ball in Pokemon Sword & Shield. If you have any more info, please do share it with us and the rest of the community below. And check out our other Pokemon Sword & Shield guides if you need help with anything else. Like, shall we say, Night and Day Cycle in Pokemon Sword & Shield and Lucky Egg Location in Pokemon Sword & Shield – How to Get.

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