PokéBalls

PokéBalls are one of the most vital items that a Pokémon trainer can have. These items are used to capture the Pokémon. Each PokéBall has a different special effect that can help make capturing more likely or even give special bonuses to any Pokémon caught within that particular ball.

Name Effect Location
Fast Ball A BALL for catching fast Pokémon.Johto: Azalea Town (Kurt)
Friend Ball A BALL that makes Pokémon friendly.Johto: Azalea Town (Kurt)
Great Ball A Ball with a decent success rate.Johto: Route 32, Route 32, Union Cave, Shining Lighthouse
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Johto: Goldenrod City, Ecruteak City, Olivine City, Blackthorn City, Mahogany Town
Kanto: Pewter City, Cerulean City, Lavender Town, Celadon City, Saffron City, Fuchsia City
Heavy Ball A BALL for catching heavy Pokémon.Johto: Azalea Town (Kurt)
Level Ball A BALL for lower level Pokémon.Johto: Azalea Town (Kurt)
Love Ball For catching the opposite gender.Johto: Azalea Town (Kurt)
Lure Ball A Ball for Pokémon hooked by a rod.Johto: Azalea Town (Kurt)
Master Ball The best Ball. It never misses.Johto: New Bark Town (Prof. Elm)
Moon Ball A BALL for MOON STONE evolvers.Johto: Azalea Town (Kurt)
Park Ball
Poké Ball An item for catching Pokémon.Johto: Route 31
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Johto: Cherrygrove City, Violet City, Azalea Town, Goldenrod City, Ecruteak City
Kanto: Celadon City
Safari Ball
Ultra Ball A Ball with a high rate of success.Johto: Route 42, Route 44, Tin Tower, Burnt Tower, Whirl Islands, Whirl Islands, Mt. Silver, Goldenrod Underground,
Kanto: Route 4
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Johto: Blackthorn City
Kanto: Viridian City, Cerulean City, Vermillion City, Celadon City, Saffron City, Fuchsia City, Indigo Plateau
Evolutionary Items

Some Pokémon evolve by Levelling up, some at specific levels, some if they're happy. Others however evolve when they are holding or subjected to a special item. These items are all dotted around the various regions and are necessary in order to evolve specific Pokémon. These items are all 1 use per item.

Name Effect Location
Dragon Scale A rare dragon-type item.Johto: Mt. Mortar
Fire Stone Evolves certain kinds of Pokémon.Kanto: Route 25 (Bill's Grandfather)
King's Rock May make the foe flinch.Johto: Slowpoke Well (Requires Surf)
Leaf Stone Evolves certain kinds of Pokémon.Kanto: Route 25 (Bill's Grandfather)
Metal Coat Powers up steel-type moves.Johto: SS Aqua (Man in lower right room)
Moon Stone Evolves certain kinds of Pokémon.Johto: Ruins of Alph
Kanto: Mt. Moon (Monday Night), Tohjo Falls
Sun Stone Evolves certain kinds of Pokémon.Johto: National Park (1st Prize in Bug Catching)
Thunderstone Evolves certain kinds of Pokémon.Kanto: Route 25 (Bill's Grandfather)
Up-Grade A mysterious box made by SILPH CO.Kanto: Silph Co
Water Stone Evolves certain kinds of Pokémon.Kanto: Route 25 (Bill's Grandfather)
Key Items

Key Items are a very varied and complex batch of items. These items are usually story based and can be used at specific points in the game. Some items give you access to certain areas, some cause certain Pokémon to appear and some just allow you to hold and check other items. These items cannot be given to Pokémon to hold and you can only have one of each item.

Name Effect Location
Basement Key Opens doors.Johto: Radio Tower (False Manager)
Bicycle A collapsible bike for fast movement.Johto: Goldenrod City (Shop Owner)
Blue Card Card to save points.Johto: Radio Tower (Buena) - Crystal
Card Key Opens shutters in the RADIO TOWER.Johto: Goldenrod Underground (Manager)
Clear Bell Makes a gentle ringing.Johto: Goldenrod Radio Tower (Manager)
Coin Case Holds up to 9,999 game coins.Johto: Goldenrod Underground
Egg Card Might be used at the Pokémon Communication Centre.Johto: Goldenrod City (Requires Mobile Adapter)
Good Rod A good ROD for catching Pokémon.Johto: Olivine City (Sailor - House by the Pokemart)
GS Ball The mysterious BALL.Johto: Goldenrod City (Requires Mobile Adapter)
Itemfinder Checks for unseen items in the area.Johto: Ecruteak City (House to the right of the Gym)
Lost Item The POKé DOLL lost by the COPY CAT.Kanto: Vermillion City
Machine Part A machine part for the POWER PLANT.Kanto: Cerulean City
Mystery Egg An EGG obtained from MR.Pokémon.Johto: Route 30
Old Rod Use by water to fish for Pokémon.Johto: Route 32 (Man inside Pokemon Center)
Pass A ticket for the MAGNET TRAIN.Kanto: Saffron City (Copycat Girl)
Rainbow Wing A mystical feather of rainbow colors.Johto: Ecruteak City (Wise Trio - All three Beasts caught)
Red Scale A scale from the red GYARADOS.Johto: Lake of Rage (Attached to Red Gyarados)
S.S. Ticket A ticket for the S.S.AQUA.Johto: New Bark Town (Prof. Elm)
SecretPotion Fully heals any Pokémon.Johto: Cianwood City
Silver Wing A strange, silver-colored feather.Kanto: Pewter City (Old Man)
Slowpoketail Very tasty. Sell high.
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Johto: Mahogany Town
Squirtbottle A bottle used for watering plants.Johto: Goldenrod City (Building West of Gym - with Plain Badge)
Super Rod The best ROD for catching Pokémon.Kanto: Route 12 (Fisherman in the house)
Miscellaneous Items

The items listed here are the various items that are of a single or no use in game. These include items you can only use outside or battle, items you can only sell and so forth. Some of these items are one use only, while others can be used unlimited times.

Name Effect Location
Big Mushroom A rare mushroom. Sell high.
Big Pearl A big, beautiful pearl. Sell high.
Blk Apricorn A black APRICORN.Johto: Route 37
Blu Apricorn A blue APRICORN.Johto: Route 37
Brick Piece A rare chunk of brick.
Escape Rope Use for escaping from caves, etc.Johto: Sprout Tower, Mt. Mortar, Mt. Mortar, Tin Tower, Whirl Islands, Mt. Silver
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Johto: Violet City, Azalea Town, Goldenrod City
Kanto: Celadon City
Gold Leaf A strange, gold-colored leaf.
Gorgeous Box Open it and see what's inside.
Grn Apricorn A green APRICORN.Johto: Route 42
Max Repel Repels weak Pokémon for 250 steps.Johto: Mt. Mortar
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Johto: Blackthorn City
Kanto: Lavender Town, Celadon City, Fuchsia City, Indigo Plateau
Normal Box Open it and see what's inside.
Nugget Made of pure gold. Sell high.Johto: Route 39, Tin Tower, Whirl Islands, Rocket Hideout,
Kanto: Route 2, Route 12, Route 25 (Beat All Trainers)
Pearl A beautiful pearl. Sell low.
Pnk Apricorn A pink APRICORN.Johto: Route 42
Poké Doll Use to escape from a wild Pokémon.
Red Apricorn A red APRICORN.Johto: Route 37
Repel Repels weak Pokémon for 100 steps.
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Johto: Azalea Town, Goldenrod City
Silver Leaf A strange, silver-colored leaf.
Star Piece A hunk of red gem. Sell very high.
Stardust Pretty, red sand. Sell high.
Super Repel Repels weak Pokémon for 200 steps.
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Johto: Olivine City, Mahogany Town
Kanto: Pewter City, Cerulean City, Celadon City
TinyMushroom An ordinary mushroom. Sell low.
Wht Apricorn A white APRICORN.Johto: Azalea Town
Ylw Apricorn A yellow APRICORN.Johto: Route 42
Recovery Items

In battle, your Pokémon are going to get injured or use up all the power points. As such, if you are in-battle or far from a Pokémon Centre, you're going to need these Recovery Items. These items work in many ways and can heal your Pokémon's Hit Points, restore them from a status condition or event bring a fainted Pokémon back.

Name Effect Location
Antidote Cures poisoned Pokémon.Johto: Route 31, Goldenrod Underground
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Johto: Cherrygrove City, Violet City, Azalea Town, Goldenrod City, Ecruteak City, Olivine City, Mahogany Town
Kanto: Viridian City, Pewter City, Lavender Town, Celadon City
Awakening Awakens sleeping Pokémon.Johto: Union Cave
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Johto: Cherrygrove City, Violet City, Goldenrod City, Ecruteak City, Olivine City, Mahogany Town
Kanto: Viridian City, Pewter City, Vermillion City, Lavender Town, Celadon City
Berry Juice Restores Pokémon HP by 20.Johto: Cianwood City (Attached to Shuckle)
Burn Heal Heals burned Pokémon.Johto: Burnt Tower, Goldenrod Underground
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Johto: Goldenrod City, Ecruteak City
Kanto: Viridian City, Pewter City, Vermillion City, Lavender Town, Celadon City
Elixir Restores PP of all moves by 10.Johto: Route 45, Mt. Mortar, Dark Cave,
Kanto: Route 2, Route 12, Rock Tunnel
Energy Root Restores Pokémon HP by 200. Bitter.
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Johto: Goldenrod Underground
EnergyPowder Restores Pokémon HP by 50. Bitter.
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Johto: Goldenrod Underground
Ether Restores PP of one move by 10.Johto: Route 37, Union Cave (Requires Surf), Ilex Forest, Mt. Mortar, Lake of Rage, Shining Lighthouse, Goldenrod Underground,
Kanto: Route 9
Fresh Water Restores Pokémon HP by 50.
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Johto: Goldenrod City
Kanto: Celadon City
Full Heal Eliminates all status problems.Johto: Azalea Town, Ilex Forest, National Park, Tin Tower, Dark Cave, Ice Path, Rocket Hideout, Rocket Hideout, Goldenrod Underground,
Kanto: Route 2, Vermillion City, Victory Road, Victory Road
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Johto: Goldenrod City, Cianwood City, Blackthorn City
Kanto: Viridian City, Cerulean City, Celadon City, Saffron City, Fuchsia City, Indigo Plateau
Full Restore Fully restores Pokémon HP.Johto: Mt. Mortar, Tin Tower, Tin Tower, Whirl Islands, Whirl Islands, Mt. Silver, Mt. Silver, Lake of Rage,
Kanto: Route 2, Underground Path 5-6, Victory Road
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Kanto: Indigo Plateau
Heal Powder Cures all status problems. Bitter.
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Johto: Goldenrod Underground
Hyper Potion Restores Pokémon HP by 200.Johto: Route 40, Violet City (Requires Cut), Ecruteak City, Union Cave (Requires Surf), Mt. Mortar, Mt. Mortar, Mt. Mortar, Dark Cave, Rocket Hideout, Shining Lighthouse
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Johto: Olivine City, Cianwood City, Blackthorn City, Mahogany Town
Kanto: Viridian City, Vermillion City, Celadon City, Saffron City, Fuchsia City, Indigo Plateau
Ice Heal Defrosts frozen Pokémon.Johto: Ice Path, Rocket Hideout
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Johto: Goldenrod City, Ecruteak City, Olivine City
Kanto: Celadon City
Lemonade Restores Pokémon HP by 80.
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Johto: Goldenrod City
Kanto: Celadon City
Max Elixir Fully restores the PP of one Pokémon.Johto: Tin Tower, Mt. Silver, Dragon's Den,
Kanto: Route 17, Route 26
Max Ether Fully restores PP of one move.Johto: Route 40, Route 43, Cianwood City, Lake of Rage, Goldenrod Underground,
Kanto: Route 2, Route 17
Max Potion Fully restores Pokémon HP.Johto: Route 42, Route 45, Mt. Mortar, Tin Tower, Mt. Silver, Dragon's Den, Lake of Rage, Ice Path, Ice Path, Goldenrod Underground,
Kanto: Route 2, Rock Tunnel, Victory Road
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Johto: Blackthorn City
Kanto: Celadon City, Saffron City, Indigo Plateau
Max Revive Fully restores a fainted Pokémon.Johto: Route 44, Mt. Mortar, Mt. Mortar, Tin Tower, Mt. Silver,
Kanto: Diglett's Cave, Victory Road
Moomoo Milk Restores Pokémon HP by 100.
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Johto: Whirl Islands
Parlyz Heal Heals paralyzed Pokémon.
Potion Restores Pokémon HP by 20.Johto: Route 29, Route 30, Route 32, New Bark Town (Prof. Elm), Sprout Tower, Union Cave, Dark Cave,
Kanto: Route 25
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Johto: Cherrygrove City, Violet City, Azalea Town, Goldenrod City, Ecruteak City, Cianwood City
Kanto: Lavender Town, Celadon City
Ragecandybar Restores Pokémon HP by 20.
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Johto: Mahogany Town
Revival Herb Revives fainted Pokémon. Bitter.
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Johto: Goldenrod Underground
Revive Restores a fainted Pokémon to 1/2 HP.Johto: Route 45, Cianwood City, Dark Cave, Dragon's Den, Rocket Hideout, Goldenrod Underground,
Kanto: Route 2, Route 11, Rock Tunnel
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Johto: Goldenrod City, Ecruteak City, Cianwood City, Blackthorn City, Mahogany Town
Kanto: Viridian City, Vermillion City, Celadon City, Indigo Plateau
Sacred Ash Fully revives all fainted Pokémon.Johto: Tin Tower
Soda Pop Restores Pokémon HP by 60.
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Johto: Goldenrod City
Kanto: Celadon City
Super Potion Restores Pokémon HP by 50.Johto: Route 32, Route 34, Route 42, Slowpoke Well, Ilex Forest, Tin Tower, Shining Lighthouse, Goldenrod Underground
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Johto: Azalea Town, Goldenrod City, Ecruteak City, Olivine City, Cianwood City, Mahogany Town
Kanto: Pewter City, Cerulean City, Vermillion City, Lavender Town, Celadon City, Fuchsia City
Battle Effect Items

In battle, you may wish to temporarily boost your Pokémon's stats. This can be done by using the below items, which each boost the Pokémon's stats while they are in battle. These items are all one-use only but you can find them in a variety of places.

Name Effect Location
Dire Hit Ups critical hit ratio.Johto: Route 46, Mt. Silver, Rocket Hideout,
Kanto: Route 2
Guard Spec. Prevents stat reduction.
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Johto: Goldenrod City
Kanto: Celadon City
X Accuracy Raises accuracy.Johto: Mt. Silver, Rocket Hideout,
Kanto: Rock Tunnel
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Johto: Goldenrod City
Kanto: Celadon City
X Attack Raises ATTACK.Johto: Union Cave
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Johto: Violet City, Goldenrod City, Blackthorn City
Kanto: Cerulean City, Celadon City, Saffron City
X Defend Raises DEFENSE.Johto: Sprout Tower, Union Cave,
Kanto: Rock Tunnel
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Johto: Violet City, Goldenrod City, Blackthorn City
Kanto: Cerulean City, Celadon City, Saffron City
X Special Raises SPECIAL stats.Johto: Route 45,
Kanto: Underground Path 5-6, Victory Road
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Johto: Goldenrod City
Kanto: Celadon City
X Speed Raises SPEED.Johto: Burnt Tower
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Johto: Violet City, Goldenrod City
Kanto: Celadon City
GS Berries

The "GS Berries" are a brand of berries that were only included in Gold & Silver. These berries were all used for recovery purposes on Pokémon. These berries could be held by the Pokémon for in-battle effects. They are all one-use items but you can get new ones each day.

Name Effect Location
Berry A self-restore itemJohto: Route 29, Route 30, Route 39, Route 46, National Park (Consolation Prize in Bug Catching),
Kanto: Route 11
Bitter Berry A self-cure for confusion.Johto: Route 31, Route 43,
Kanto: Route 1
Burnt Berry A self-cure for freezing.Johto: Route 44,
Kanto: Fuchsia City
Gold Berry A self-restore itemJohto: Goldenrod City (Dept. Store - 5F Trade Drowze for Machop) - Gold & Silver, Goldenrod City (Dept. Store - 5F Trade Abra for Machop) - Crystal, National Park (3rd Prize in Bug Catching)
Ice Berry A self-cure for burn.Johto: Route 36,
Kanto: Route 26, Pewter City
Mint Berry A self-awakening for sleep.Johto: Route 39,
Kanto: Pewter City
MiracleBerry Cures all status problems.
MysteryBerry A self-restore for PP.Johto: Route 35 (Requires Surf), Route 46
PrzCureBerry A self-cure for paralysis.Johto: Route 46, Violet City,
Kanto: Route 8
PsnCureBerry A self-cure for poison.Johto: Route 30, Route 33,
Kanto: Route 2
Hold Items

In the games, there are a variety of items that give your Pokémon added perks if they have these items attached. Each item has different effects, some affecting the Pokémon's status condition, some boosting stats and some powering up moves. Some of these items are gone if used in battle, while others will remain now matter how many battles the Pokémon is in.

Name Effect Location
Amulet Coin Doubles monetary earnings.Johto: Goldenrod Underground
Berserk Gene Boosts ATTACK but causes confusion.Kanto: Cerulean City
Black Belt Boosts fighting-type moves.Johto: Lake of Rage (Wesley, Wednesday only)
BlackGlasses Powers up dark-type moves.Johto: Dark Cave (Shady Guy)
BrightPowder Lowers the foe's accuracy.
Charcoal Powers up fire-type movesJohto: Azalea Town (Charcoal Maker, Save apprentice)
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Johto: Azalea Town
Cleanse Tag Helps repel wild Pokémon.Kanto: Route 5 (Woman inside House)
Dragon Fang Powers up dragon-type moves.Johto: Dragon's Den
Everstone Stops evolution.Johto: New Bark Town (Prof. Elm), National Park (2nd Prize in Bug Catching),
Kanto: Route 25 (Bill's Grandfather)
Exp. Share Shares battle EXP.points.Johto: Route 30 (Mr. Pokemon, traded for Red Scale)
Focus Band May prevent fainting.Kanto: Saffron City (Dojo Master)
Hard Stone Powers up rock-type moves.Johto: Route 36 (Arthur, Thursday only)
King's Rock May make the foe flinch.Johto: Slowpoke Well (Requires Surf)
Leftovers Restores HP during battle.Kanto: Celadon City
Light Ball An odd, electrical orb.
Lucky Egg Earns extra EXP. points.
Lucky Punch Ups critical hit ratio of CHANSEY.
Magnet Boosts electric-type moves.Johto: Route 37 (Sunny, Sunday only)
Metal Coat Powers up steel-type moves.Johto: SS Aqua (Man in lower right room)
Metal Powder Raises DEFENSE of DITTO.
Miracle Seed Powers up grass-type moves.Johto: Route 32 (Trainer near the ruins)
Mystic Water Powers up water-type moves.Johto: Cherrygrove City (Fisherman, Requires Surf)
NeverMeltIce Powers up ice-type moves.Johto: Ice Path
Pink Bow Powers up normal-type moves.Johto: Route 29 (Tuscany, Tuesday only), Radio Tower (Woman after beating Team Rocket)
Poison Barb Powers up poison-type moves.Johto: Route 32 (Frieda, Friday Only)
Polkadot Bow Powers up normal-type moves.
Quick Claw Raises 1st strike ratio.Johto: National Park (Woman at Park entrance)
Scope Lens Raises critical hit ratio.
Sharp Beak Powers up flying-type moves.Johto: Route 40 (Monica - Monday only)
SilverPowder Powers up bug-type moves.
Smoke Ball Escape from wild Pokémon.Johto: Goldenrod Underground
Soft Sand Powers up ground-type moves
Spell Tag Powers up ghost-type movesJohto: Blackthorn City (Santos, Saturday only)
Stick An ordinary stick. Sells low.
Thick Club A bone of some sort. Sells low.
TwistedSpoon Powers up psychic-type moves
Mail

If you are trading a Pokémon to a friend and you wish to give them a message, you have the ability of attaching a mail to the Pokémon. The mail come in a variety of styles. In the original Gold & Silver games, you could manually write the mail and place anything you wanted on it. However, in later games, it got restricted to to a massive selection set phrases. The mail is all one-use only and if you remove it from a Pokémon, the mail gets sent to your in-game PC.

Name Effect Location
BlueSky Mail Sky-print MAIL.
Eon Mail EEVEE-print MAIL
Flower Mail Flower-print MAIL
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Johto: Violet City, Azalea Town, Goldenrod City, Mahogany Town
Kanto: Viridian City, Saffron City, Fuchsia City
LiteBlue Mail DRATINI-print MAIL
Lovely Mail Heart-print MAIL
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Kanto: Celadon City
Mirage Mail MEW-print MAIL
Morph Mail DITTO-print MAIL
Music Mail NATU-print MAIL.
Portrait Mail MAIL featuring the holder's likeness.
Surf Mail LAPRAS-print MAIL
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Johto: Olivine City
Kanto: Cerulean City, Celadon City
Vitamins

If you are trying to train your Pokémon's Effort Values, Vitamins are a handy tool to utilise. Most vitamins add 10 Effort Values into a particular stat. There is a limit to how much you can do this, with the recent limit being that the Vitamins only add to the first 100 Effort Values in the stat. All vitamins are one-use only and they all slightly boost the Pokémon's happiness.

Name Effect Location
Calcium Ups SPECIAL stats of one Pokémon.Kanto: Route 12, Route 13
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Johto: Goldenrod City, Goldenrod City
Kanto: Celadon City, Celadon City
Carbos Raises the SPEED of one Pokémon.Johto: Tin Tower, Ice Path,
Kanto: Route 2
HP Up Raises the HP of one Pokémon.Johto: Route 35 (Southern Guardhouse), Burnt Tower,
Kanto: Route 4, Vermillion City (Man by Snorelax)
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Johto: Goldenrod City
Kanto: Celadon City
Iron Raises the DEFENSE of one Pokémon.Johto: Ice Path,
Kanto: Vermillion City, Rock Tunnel
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Johto: Goldenrod City
Kanto: Celadon City
PP Up Raises max PP of a selected move.Johto: Route 45, Ice Path,
Kanto: Route 15, Celadon City, Rock Tunnel
Protein Raises the Attack of one Pokémon.Johto: Rocket Hideout
Rare Candy Raises level of a Pokémon by one.Johto: Route 34, Violet City (Requires Surf), Mt. Mortar, Tin Tower, Whirl Islands, Lake of Rage, Shining Lighthouse,
Kanto: Route 28, Cinnabar Island
 
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