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How to Get Rare Candy in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Explore the massive open world of the Paldea region.

You can catch, train, and battle Pokemon in the region which has lakes, peaks, towns, and cities.

There are multiple items in the game like Rare Candy.

Discover the world freely and cross land, water, and air by riding a legendary Pokeman called Koraidon in Scarlet and Miraidon in Violet.

You can choose between 3 starter Pokemons including Sprigatito, Fuecoco, or Quaxly.

Challenge Gyms in various locations and reach Champion Rank.

Defeat Titan Pokemon that contain rare ingredients on the Path of Legends.

Use the new Auto-Battle feature to battle Team Star to get to their boss.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to find or get Rare Candy and its locations in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

How to get Rare Candy in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

To get Rare Candy in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you need to look for Rare Candies—there are over 60 all across the map—and pick them up.

They are indicated by Red Pokeballs on the ground that emits a bright glow.

You can also get them by having a Pokemon with the Pickup Ability in your party or completing 6-star Terra Raid Battles.

Here are 3 ways to get Rare Candy:

  • There are over 60 Rare Candies that are scattered across the map that you can find and pick up.
  • Include a Pokemon with the Pickup Ability in your party to have a chance of picking up a Rare Candy after each battle.
  • Complete 6-star Terra Raid Battles.

Rare candies are indicated by a glowing Red Pokeball.

One of them is located in the south of South Province (Area Five) next to a rock.

What is Rare Candy used for in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet?

In Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, Rare Candy is used for instantly leveling up a Pokemon by one level.

It’s recommended to use them to level up high-level Pokemon.

When you level up a Pokemon with Rare Candy, it will learn level-up moves for its level.

It’s consumed upon use and will revive a fainted Pokemon.

Further reading

How to Check IVs in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

How to Breed Pokemon and Get Eggs in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

How to Get a Soothe Bell in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet


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