Bottle Cap

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.

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

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
N/A $2,500
SV $20,000 $5,000


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)
Hidden recurring item (Rocket Game Corner)
SwSh Bridge Field (Digging Duo)
Battle Tower (25 BP)
Max Raid Battles (3★, 4★, 5★)
Pickup (Lv. 71-100)
SwShIA Hidden recurring item (Potbottom Desert)
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)
Hidden recurring item (Giant's Bed, Crown Shrine, Giant's Foot, Lakeside Cave)
BDSP Battle Park (25 BP)
Pickup (Lv. 71-100)
SV Mesagoza, West Paldean Sea, North Province (Area Two) Delibird Presents (after earning 6 Gym Badges), Porto Marinada auction
Tera Raid Battles (5★, 6★, 7★), Academy Ace Tournament
Pickup (Lv. 71-100)
SVTM Reward for registering 100 Pokémon in the Kitakami Pokédex
SVID Torchlit Labyrinth Item Printer


Games Event Language/Region Distribution period
SM Jump Festa 2017 Bottle Cap Japan December 17 to 18, 2016
Sun & Moon TCG Bottle Cap All February 13 to May 13, 2017
SwSh Galar Newcomers & 2020 International Challenge February Bottle Cap All January 9 to February 27, 2020
February 6 to March 30, 2020
Cramorant Max Raid Battle items All February 10 to 28, 2021
SV Summer training support sets Japan July 22 to September 30, 2023
The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero guide book's Nurturing Support Set All March 15, 2024 to unknown



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
  French Capsule d'Argent
  German Silberkronkorken
  Italian Tappo d'argento
  Korean 은왕관 Eun Wanggwan
  Russian Крышка от бутылки Krishka ot Butylki'
  Spanish Chapa Plateada

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