Exp. Candy S

The Exp. Candy S (Japanese: けいけんアメS Experience Candy S) is a type of Exp. Candy introduced in Generation VIII.

Exp. Candy S
Experience Candy S
Bag Exp. Candy S Sprite.png
Exp. Candy S
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet artwork
Introduced in Generation VIII
Generation VIII Bag Other Items pocket icon.png Other Items
Generation IX Bag Other Items pocket icon.png Other Items
Power 30

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
SwSh N/A $120
LA $1,600 $400
SV N/A $60


When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, it increases that Pokémon's experience by 800 Exp. Points.


Games Description
SwShBDSPLA A candy that is packed with energy. When consumed, it will grant a single Pokémon a small amount of Exp. Points.
SV A candy that is packed with energy. If consumed, it grants a Pokémon a small number of Exp. Points.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
SwSh Motostoke and Hammerlocke Battle Cafés
Max Raid Battles (1★, 2★)
Wild Area (100-Watt gifts from Hiker)
SwShIA Hidden recurring item (Honeycalm Island)
SwShCT Freezington (×10) Hidden recurring item (Slippery Slope, Freezington, Frostpoint Field, Snowslide Slope, Path to the Peak, Crown Shrine)
LA Jubilife Village (reward for completing Request 4: "Big Buizel, Little Buizel", Request 10: "Wurmple's Evolved!", Request 12: "A Perfect Pickling Stone")
Jubilife Village (×2; reward for completing Request 20: "The Mysterious Will-o'-the-Wisp")
Mirelands Camp (×2; reward for completing Request 30: "A Beautiful Rose...")
Galaxy Hall (×2; reward for completing Request 37: "The Fragrance of Nostalgic Herbs", Request 38: "Gone Astray...in the Mirelands")
Galaxy Hall (×3; reward for completing Request 34: "Croagunk's Curative Poison")
Bogbound Camp (×3; reward for completing Request 36: "Watering with Care")
Jubilife Village (×5; reward for completing Request 48: "The Taste of Home")
Training grounds (×10; reward for completing Request 108: "Bidoof's Path of Solitude", Request 109: "Eevee's Path of Solitude")
Dropped by wild alpha Bidoof, Starly, Shinx, Drifloon, Kricketot, Kricketune, Buizel, Burmy, Geodude, Pichu, Abra, Chimchar, Hisuian Qwilfish, Happiny, Budew, Petilil, Yanma, Pachirisu, Onix, Rhyhorn, Bonsly, Porygon, Gastly, Glameow, Machop, Duskull, Basculin, Hisuian Voltorb, Misdreavus, Sneasel (both forms), and Swinub
Candy stand (sold by Bonn after completing Request 54: "Serving Up Snacks")
SV Alfornada, Artazon, Levincia, Asado Desert, Caph Squad's Base, Casseroya Lake, Dalizapa Passage, Glaseado Mountain, Poco Path, Schedar Squad's Base, East Province (Area One), East Province (Area Three), North Province (Area One), North Province (Area Two), South Province (Area Three), South Province (Area Four), South Province (Area Five), West Province (Area One), West Province (Area Two), West Province (Area Three)
Reward for registering 50 Pokémon in the Paldea Pokédex (×5)
Naranja AcademyS/Uva AcademyV (reward for passing midterm exams)
Tera Raid Battles (1★, 2★, 3★)
SVTM Mossfell Confluence, Oni Mountain, Paradise Barrens, Reveler's Road, Wistful Fields Ogre Oustin' (all difficulties)
SVID Item Printer


Games Event Language/Region Distribution period
SV Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Paldea Encyclopaedia 100 Exp. Candies S All February 2, 2023 to March 31, 2025



Sprite from
Legends: Arceus

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 經驗糖果S Gīngyihm Tòhnggwó S
Mandarin 經驗糖果S / 经验糖果S Jīngyàn Tángguǒ S
  French Bonbon Exp. S
  German EP-Bonbon S
  Italian Caram. Esp. S
  Korean 경험사탕S Gyeongheom Satang S
  Spanish Caramelo Exp. S

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