Gold Bottle Cap

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

Gold Bottle Cap
Gold Bottle Cap
Bag Gold Bottle Cap Sprite.png
Gold 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 $5,000
SV N/A $15,000


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


Games Description
A beautiful bottle cap that gives off a golden gleam. Some people are happy to receive one.
SV A lovely gold bottle cap, which is even rarer than a silver bottle cap. Certain people are delighted to be given one of these.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
SM Pokémon Sun and Moon Guide Book Gold Bottle Cap (Japanese event) Festival Plaza (Lottery shop: Treasure Hunt first prize)
Poké Pelago Isle Aphun (Rare-Treasure Hunting, Interesting-Item Hunting)
USUM Heahea City (held by the Mantine Surf Pikachu) Festival Plaza (Lottery shop: Treasure Hunt first prize)
Poké Pelago Isle Aphun (Rare-Treasure Hunting, Interesting-Item Hunting)
Battle Agency (defeat a boss)
Battle Tree (win streak of 50)
PE Hidden recurring item (Rocket Game Corner)
SwSh Battle Tower Battle Tower
Bridge Field (Digging Duo)
SwShIA Cram-o-matic (Bottle Cap in slots #1, #3, and #4)
SwShCT Max Raid Battles (3★, 4★, 5★ Audino and Delibird raids)
SV Porto Marinada auction
Academy Ace Tournament
SVID Reward for registering 210 Pokémon in the Blueberry Pokédex
Terarium (at the top of the Terarium Core)
Item Printer


Games Event Language/Region Distribution period
SM Pokémon Sun and Moon Guide Book Gold Bottle Cap Japanese December 14, 2016 to January 13, 2018
SwSh Players Cup II Gold Bottle Cap All December 11 to 14, 2020
Cramorant Max Raid Battle items All February 10 to 28, 2021
Players Cup IV Gold Bottle Cap All July 17 to 19, 2021
SV After School Pokémon Research Club Gold Bottle Cap All May 18 to June 4, 2023
The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero guide book's Nurturing Support Set All March 15, 2024 to unknown
As a held item
Games Event Language/Region Distribution period
SM Japanese Aether Silvally Japanese September 22 to November 16, 2017
Taiwanese Aether Silvally Japanese, American, PAL English, Taiwanese September 22 to December 16, 2017
Aether Silvally Korean October 14 to November 30, 2017
Aether Silvally American, PAL October 23, 2017 to February 13, 2018
USUM Legendary Pokémon Celebration American, PAL Various
Korean League Season 1 Pokémon South Korea December 22 to 23, 2018
Korean League Season 2 Pokémon South Korea February 16 to 17, 2019
Korean League Season 3 Pokémon South Korea May 4 to 5, 2019
Korean League Final Season Pokémon South Korea June 8 to 9, 2019
SMUSUM Eclipse Shiny Pokémon PAL October 1 to November 15, 2019
Eclipse Shiny Pokémon American October 21, 2019 to January 15, 2020
Eclipse Shiny Pokémon Korean November 15 to December 31, 2019
7-Eleven Shiny Legendary Pokémon Japanese December 19, 2019 to February 3, 2020



Artwork from
Scarlet and Violet


  • 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", since the item names in those languages were directly transcribed from Japanese.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 金色王冠 Gāmsīk Wòhnggūn
Mandarin 金色王冠 Jīnsè Wángguān
  French Capsule d'Or
  German Goldkronkorken
  Italian Tappo d'oro
  Korean 금왕관 Geum Wanggwan
  Spanish Chapa Dorada

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