Whether you're looking to beef up a bulky competitive Pokemon or make a Tera Raid mashing powerhouse, learning how to get the Shell Bell in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet is one part of the process. Pokemon has always had a plethora of powerful battle items, and one of the most essential items you can have, especially if you're raiding, is the Shell Bell.
In the past, battle items were used solely in PvP battles. This helped give some depth to the strategy of how you built your team. With Scarlet and Violet's Tera Raid system, however, having the right battle item equipped on your raiding 'mon can stop you from losing out on a powerful catch.
While you're here, if you're looking for more Scarlet and Violet content, be sure to check out our guides to Tera Raid events, and Black Crystal Raids. Also check out our guide to locating bottle caps. They're another piece of this whole puzzle.
How to get the Shell Bell in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet
With most battle items in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, there are a few places that you can find them, but they can be a bit hidden, and the Shell Bell is no different. You can acquire one very early on in the game, but can also pick them up at your leisure later one as well.
The first place that you can get a Shell Bell is in South Province Area Three. If you beat all six trainers in the area and talk to the Pokemon League rep at the Pokemon Center, he will reward you with a Shell Bell for your efforts.
The second place that you can get a Shell Bell is at one of the Delibird Presents Shops. Specifically, you'll need to go to the Delibrid Presents shop in Levincia. The item costs 20k Poke dollars, and you can buy as many as you need from here.
What does the Shell Bell do in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet?
The shell bell is a held item that heals a Pokemon whenever it deals damage to an enemy.
It will heal 1/8 the total damage dealt. If the holder uses a multi-strike move, it will heal based on the last strike of the move. Right now, it's an essential part of a build that makes the initially imposing Black Star Charizard raid battle a breeze.
And that's all you need to know about the shell bell. While you're here, why not check out some of our other Pokemon Scarlet and Violet content, such as our guides to how picnics work, and how to breed in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.