Pokémon ORAS Ring Target: Locations + Uses

Ring Target at Battle Maison (Pokémon Omega Ruby)
All Ring Target Locations
# Method Repeatable?
1 Battle Maison’s Exchange Service Corner – 32 BP Yes

The only way to obtain a Ring Target in Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire is by visiting the Battle Maison’s Exchange Service Corner. Here you can exchange 32 Battle Points (BP) for a Ring Target, and you can do this an unlimited number of times.

The Battle Maison facility is situated at the Battle Resort, an island which only becomes accessible after completing the Delta Episode.

Getting Ring Targets (Step-by-Step)

The Battle Maison operates similarly to the Battle Tower from previous generations. Winning battles in this battle facility rewards you with BP, which can be exchanged for a variety of items at the Exchange Service Corner, located within the entrance hall.

If you don’t know where the Battle Maison is, just head over to the Battle Resort’s Pokémon Center to get started.

Step 1: From the Battle Resort’s Pokémon Center, proceed slightly east and then head up the staircase at the nearby intersection.

Battle Resort’s Pokémon Center / Pokémon ORAS
Battle Resort’s Pokémon Center

Step 2: After going up the stairs, just keep going north and enter the Battle Maison.

Outside the Battle Maison / Pokémon ORAS
Outside the Battle Maison

Step 3: Once you’re inside, you’ll see two staircases going upstairs. Head up the right one.

Inside the Battle Maison / Pokémon ORAS
Inside the Battle Maison

Step 4: On the second floor, you’ll find one of the Exchange Service Corner’s attendants. If you’ve got 32 BP, you can purchase the Ring Target from her.

Exchanging BP for useful items / Pokémon ORAS
Exchanging BP for useful items

In the Exchange Service Corner, two attendants offer a wide variety of valuable items in exchange for BP.

The left attendant sells Vitamins, EV training items, and evolution items. The right attendant sells held items used in battles, including the Ring Target.

Here’s a complete list of items offered as prizes by the attendant on the right:

Item Price Item Price
Flame Orb 16 BP Choice Band 48 BP
Toxic Orb 16 BP Choice Scarf 48 BP
Absorb Bulb 32 BP Choice Specs 48 BP
Cell Battery 32 BP Expert Belt 48 BP
Eject Button 32 BP Focus Band 48 BP
Luminous Moss 32 BP Focus Sash 48 BP
Power Herb 32 BP Iron Ball 48 BP
Red Card 32 BP Life Orb 48 BP
Ring Target 32 BP Muscle Band 48 BP
Snowball 32 BP Razor Claw 48 BP
Weakness Policy 32 BP Razor Fang 48 BP
White Herb 32 BP Safety Goggles 48 BP
Air Balloon 48 BP Scope Lens 48 BP
Assault Vest 48 BP Wide Lens 48 BP
Binding Band 48 BP Wise Glasses 48 BP
Bright Powder 48 BP Zoom Lens 48 BP

Earning BP (Quick Guide)

Talking to the Battle Maison receptionist / Pokémon ORAS
Talking to the Battle Maison receptionist

Now that you’re at the Battle Maison, it’s time to earn some BP to purchase your Ring Target.

To accumulate BP, you’ll have to take on the trainers in this battle facility. The various battle challenges here serve as the primary means of earning BP in the game.

Just beyond the curtains between the two Exchange Service Corners, you’ll find the arena where the battles will take place. Speak to the receptionist right next to the PC to start the challenge.

Then you can assemble your most formidable team and select your preferred battle format from the following options:

Battle Format Number of Eligible Pokémon Description
Single Battle 3 A one-on-one battle.
Double Battle 4 A two-on-two battle.
Triple Battle 6 A three-on-three battle.
Rotation Battle 4 A three-on-three battle, with only one Pokémon fighting at a time. You can rotate between them during the battle.
Multi Battle 2 per player (4 total) You team up with another Trainer and fight in a two-on-two format.

With each victory, you’re awarded BP. And longer win streaks give you even more BP.

When you defeat the Battle Chatelaine on the 20th battle in the Normal Rank, you unlock the Super Rank for that battle format. The Super Rank offers a tougher challenge, notably featuring a rematch with a Battle Chatelaine on the 50th match.

Check the table below to see how much BP you can earn per victory:

Win Streak Normal Rank Super Rank
1-10 1 2
11-19 2 3
20 (Battle Chatelaine) 20 3
21-30 4
31-40 5
41-49 6
50 (Battle Chatelaine) 50
51 onwards 7

However, be aware that losing a battle will break your streak and force you to start a new challenge to keep earning more BP.

Since levels are set to 50 and you can’t use healing items, a solid strategy and fully trained Pokémon are crucial for success in the Battle Maison.

How the Ring Target Works

In-game details for Ring Target / Pokémon ORAS
In-game details for Ring Target

The Ring Target is a held item that makes the holder susceptible to all move types, removing its usual type immunities. The table below lists types and their respective immunities that are removed by holding the Ring Target:

Pokemon Type Immunity Without Ring Target
Dark Psychic
Fairy Dragon
Flying Ground
Ghost Normal, Fighting
Ground Electric
Normal Ghost
Steel Poison

You might be asking: isn’t removing type immunities a disadvantage?

Indeed, it is.

That’s why the Ring Target is meant to be given to an opponent’s Pokémon through moves like Trick or Switcheroo. These allow you to swap the held items of your Pokémon and the target.

This strategy makes your foes vulnerable to moves they would typically be immune to, while also taking away their existing held item.

However, it’s not worth the effort to merely make the opponent vulnerable to moves that might not even be super effective.

This is why the Ring Target sees no play in competitive battles. You’re probably better off using your hard-earned BP on other held items instead.


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