In Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, there are many Pokémon which have specific evolutionary requirements. From Evolutionary Stones to friendship, from the time of day you hit that higher level to walking a specific number of steps with the Pokémon in your active party. For these special few, these require a high happiness level to evolve. Players can battle and use the Picnic function to increase this level but there is a crucial held item that can be used to increase those serotonin levels in our Pokémon. Here is where to find the Soothe Bell in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.
What is a Soothe Bell?
A Soothe Bell is a held item which you can give your Pokémon to hold. The purpose of the Soothe Bell is to keep the Pokémon carrying it calm in battles and inside the Pokéball. It promotes a friendly environment thus increasing its friendliness towards you. Soothe Bells are crucial is building a bond with your Pokémon. Why do we need to bond with our Pokémon? Well, it helps massively for specific Pokémon evolution lines. Such as Eevee into Sylveon and Riolu into Lucario. These Pokémon require a high happiness value to evolve. Soothe Bells are a great method to use to boost the happiness levels of these Pokémon.
Where to Find
The earliest place to pick up Soothe Bells is in the Delibird Presents store in the central city of Paldea, Mesagoza. Here players can hit up the Delibird Presents store and scroll down the item inventory to obtain the Soothe Bell. These cost 5,000 Pokémon Dollars and can only be bought in these stores. This store can be found to the right of the Mesagoza southern entrance.
Mesagoza houses multiple Delibird stores, another can be found on the western side of Mesagoza. Go past the food stalls on the western side of the city and approach the western exit. Refer to the screenshot below for an exact location of this store (black circle on the map).
Players can also purchase Soothe Bells in the Delibird Presents shop in Cascarrafa. Cascarrafa is one of the Paldea cities, located at the western side of Paldea. This city sits on the border of the Asado Desert overlooking the vast sandy biome. If players have previously visited this city, you can fast-travel to the Pokémon Centre. From here, go right and cross the bridge and you will see the Delibird Presents shop on this side. Refer to the screenshot below for an exact location of the Delibird shop in Cascarrafa.