How to Increase Friendship in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

How to Increase Friendship in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Increasing Friendship with a Pokemon has a number of advantages ranging from landing crit. Strikes to healing status ailments, etc. In this guide, we have detailed all there is to know about how to Increase Friendship in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

How to Increase Friendship in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

As mentioned earlier, there are a bunch of advantages that the player can get by increasing their Friendship Level with Pokemon. These advantages include improved crit. chance, living at 1 HP instead of being knocked out, healing status ailments, etc. But how does one Increase Friendship in the game:

  1. One of the easiest methods of Increasing Friendship is by feeding Vitamins. These can be found in Veilstone City or Battle Tower.
  2. Another way is by letting the Pokemon get a massage from the Massage Girl in either Veilstone City or Ribbon Syndicate.
  3. The simplest way of Increasing Friendship with a Pokemon is to go out on walks with it.
  4. Letting the Pokemon hold a Soothe Ball while doing so can increase it even more.
  5. Pokemon that are caught in a Luxury Ball also has improved Friendship Levels.
  6. Lastly, feeding Pokemon some Berries can also get the same effect. But one thing to keep in mind is that a few Berries also have negative effects.

Now that we know all about Increasing Friendship, there are a few actions like Herbs, letting the Pokemon faint, etc. can also result in decreasing the Friendship Level.

How to Check Friendship Level

Checking the Friendship Level with a Pokemon is simple. All that the player needs is a Pocket Watch and Friendship Checker App. Open the FCA and select a Pokemon. Now depending on how many Hearts come out of the Pokemon determines the FL.

  • 2 Hearts mean a strong Friendship Level.
  • 1 Heart means a normal Friendship Level.
  • No Hearts mean poor Friendship Level.

This is all we have got in how to Increase Friendship in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. For more help on the game, feel free to check out our detailed Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl wiki page.

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