Link is like the level of the warriors Pokémon which get link by fighting the wild Pokémon in a kingdom or other warriors. Once the Pokémon get enough link the player's Pokémon does a perfect link. When link reaches 1% more than it was before it does a link up which is esentualy a level up. The Pokémon get a medal when it reaches a certain amount of link. The Pokémon however do not get link if they are defeated. There is another way to get link which is ponigiri.