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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.

Picture Name Effect
Absorb BulbAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It boosts Sp. Atk if hit with a Water- type attack. It can only be used once.
Adamant OrbA brightly gleaming orb to be held by Dialga. It boosts the power of Dragon- and Steel-type moves when it is held.
Air BalloonAn item to be held by a Pokémon. The holder will float in the air until hit. Once hit, this item will burst.
Amulet CoinAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It doubles any prize money received if the holding Pokémon joins a battle.
Assault VestAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This offensive vest raises Sp. Def but prevents the use of status moves.
 Berserk GeneBoosts ATTACK but causes confusion.
Big RootAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It boosts the power of HP-stealing moves so the holder recovers more HP.
Binding BandAn item to be held by a Pokémon. A band that increases the power of binding moves used by the holder.
Black BeltAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This belt helps the wearer to focus and boosts the power of Fighting-type moves.
Black GlassesAn item to be held by a Pokémon. A pair of shady-looking glasses that boost the power of Dark-type moves.
Black SludgeAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It gradually restores HP to Poison-type Pokémon. It damages any other type.
Blue OrbA shiny blue orb that is said to have a legend tied to it. It's known to have a deep connection to the Hoenn Region.
Blue ScarfAn item to be held by a Pokémon. During a contest, it raises the Beauty aspect of the Pokémon holding it.
BrightPowderAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It casts a tricky glare that lowers the opposing Pokémon’s accuracy.
Bug GemA gem with an insect-like essence. When held, it strengthens the power of a Bug-type move one time.
Burn DriveA cassette to be held by Genesect. It changes Genesect’s Techno Blast move so it becomes Fire type.
Cell BatteryAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It boosts Attack if hit with an Electric- type attack. It can only be used once.
CharcoalAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a combustible fuel that boosts the power of Fire-type moves.
Chill DriveA cassette to be held by Genesect. It changes Genesect’s Techno Blast move so it becomes Ice type.
Choice BandAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This curious headband boosts Attack but only allows the use of one move.
Choice ScarfAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This curious scarf boosts Speed but only allows the use of one move.
Choice SpecsAn item to be held by a Pokémon. These curious glasses boost Sp. Atk but only allow the use of one move.
Cleanse TagAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It helps keep wild Pokémon away if the holder is the head of the party.
Damp RockAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It extends the duration of the move Rain Dance when used by the holder.
Dark GemA gem with an essence of darkness. When held, it strengthens the power of a Dark-type move one time.
Deep Sea ScaleAn item to be held by Clamperl. This scale shines with a faint pink and raises the holder’s Sp. Def stat.
Deep Sea ToothAn item to be held by Clamperl. This fang gleams a sharp silver and raises the holder’s Sp. Atk stat.
Destiny KnotAn item to be held by a Pokémon. If the holder becomes infatuated, the opposing Pokémon will be, too.
Douse DriveA cassette to be held by Genesect. It changes Genesect’s Techno Blast move so it becomes Water type.
Draco PlateAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a stone tablet that boosts the power of Dragon-type moves.
Dragon FangAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This hard and sharp fang boosts the power of Dragon-type moves.
Dragon GemA gem with a draconic essence. When held, it strengthens the power of a Dragon-type move one time.
Dread PlateAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a stone tablet that boosts the power of Dark-type moves.
Dubious DiscA transparent device overflowing with dubious data. Its producer is unknown.
Exp. ShareTurning on this special device will allow all the Pokémon on your team to receive Exp. Points from battles.
Earth PlateAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a stone tablet that boosts the power of Ground-type moves.
Eject ButtonAn item to be held by a Pokémon. If the holder is hit by an attack, it will be switched out of battle.
ElectirizerA box packed with a tremendous amount of electric energy. It’s loved by a certain Pokémon.
Electric GemA gem with an essence of electricity. When held, it strengthens the power of an Electric-type move one time.
EverstoneAn item to be held by a Pokémon. A Pokémon holding this peculiar stone is prevented from evolving.
EvioliteA mysterious Evolutionary lump. When held by a Pokémon that can still evolve, it raises both Defense and Sp. Def.
Expert BeltAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a well-worn belt that slightly boosts the power of supereffective moves.
Fairy GemA gem with an essence of the fey. When held, it strengthens the power of a Fairy-type move one time.
Fighting GemA gem with an essence of combat. When held, it strengthens the power of a Fighting-type move one time.
Fire GemA gem with an essence of fire. When held, it strengthens the power of a Fire-type move one time.
Fist PlateAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a stone tablet that boosts the power of Fighting-type moves.
Flame OrbAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a bizarre orb that will afflict the holder with a burn during battle.
Flame PlateAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a stone tablet that boosts the power of Fire-type moves.
Float StoneAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This very light stone reduces the weight of a Pokémon when held.
Flying GemA gem with an essence of air. When held, it strengthens the power of a Flying-type move one time.
Focus BandAn item to be held by a Pokémon. The holder may endure a potential KO attack, leaving it with just 1 HP.
Focus SashAn item to be held by a Pokémon. If the holder has full HP, it will endure a potential KO attack with 1 HP. The item then disappears.
Full IncenseAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This exotic-smelling incense makes the holder bloated and slow moving.
Ghost GemA gem with a spectral essence. When held, it strengthens the power of a Ghost-type move one time.
Grass GemA gem with an essence of nature. When held, it strengthens the power of a Grass-type move one time.
Green ScarfAn item to be held by a Pokémon. During a contest, it raises the Clever aspect of the Pokémon holding it.
Grip ClawAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It extends the duration of multi-turn attacks like Bind and Wrap.
Griseous OrbA glowing orb to be held by Giratina. It boosts the power of Dragon- and Ghost-type moves when it is held.
Ground GemA gem with an essence of land. When held, it strengthens the power of a Ground-type move one time.
Hard StoneAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a durable stone that boosts the power of Rock-type moves.
Heat RockAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It extends the duration of the move Sunny Day when used by the holder.
Ice GemA gem with an essence of ice. When held, it strengthens the power of an Ice-type move one time.
Icicle PlateAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a stone tablet that boosts the power of Ice-type moves.
Icy RockAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It extends the duration of the move Hail when it’s used by the holder.
Insect PlateAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a stone tablet that boosts the power of Bug-type moves.
Iron BallAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It lowers Speed and allows Ground-type moves to hit Flying-type and levitating holders.
Iron PlateAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a stone tablet that boosts the power of Steel-type moves.
King's RockAn item to be held by a Pokémon. When the holder successfully inflicts damage, the target may also flinch.
Lagging TailAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It is tremendously heavy and makes the holder move slower than usual.
Lax IncenseAn item to be held by a Pokémon. The beguiling aroma of this incense may cause attacks to miss its holder.
LeftoversAn item to be held by a Pokémon. The holder’s HP is slowly but steadily restored throughout every battle.
Life OrbAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It boosts the power of moves, but at the cost of some HP on each hit.
Light BallAn item to be held by Pikachu. It’s a puzzling orb that boosts its Attack and Sp. Atk stats.
Light ClayAn item to be held by a Pokémon. Protective moves like Light Screen and Reflect will be effective longer.
Luck IncenseAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It doubles any prize money received if the holding Pokémon joins a battle.
Lucky EggAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s an egg filled with happiness that earns extra Exp. Points in battle.
Lucky PunchAn item to be held by Chansey. This pair of lucky boxing gloves will boost Chansey’s critical-hit ratio.
Luminous MossAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It boosts Sp. Def if hit with a Water-type attack. It can only be used once.
Lustrous OrbA beautifully glowing orb to be held by Palkia. It boosts the power of Dragon- and Water-type moves when it is held.
Macho BraceAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This stiff, heavy brace helps Pokémon grow strong but cuts Speed in battle.
MagmarizerA box packed with a tremendous amount of magma energy. It’s loved by a certain Pokémon.
MagnetAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a powerful magnet that boosts the power of Electric-type moves.
Meadow PlateAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a stone tablet that boosts the power of Grass-type moves.
Mental HerbAn item to be held by a Pokémon. The holder shakes off move-binding effects to move freely. It can be used only once.
Metal CoatAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a special metallic film that can boost the power of Steel-type moves.
Metal PowderAn item to be held by Ditto. Extremely fine yet hard, this odd powder boosts the Defense stat.
MetronomeAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It boosts moves used consecutively, but only until a different move is used.
Mind PlateAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a stone tablet that boosts the power of Psychic-type moves.
Miracle SeedAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a seed imbued with life force that boosts the power of Grass-type moves.
Muscle BandAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This headband exudes strength, slightly boosting the power of physical moves.
Mystic WaterAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This teardrop-shaped gem boosts the power of Water-type moves.
Never-Melt IceAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a piece of ice that repels heat effects and boosts Ice-type moves.
Normal GemA gem with an ordinary essence. When held, it strengthens the power of a Normal-type move one time.
Odd IncenseAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This exotic-smelling incense boosts the power of Psychic-type moves.
 Pink BowPowers up normal-type moves.
Pink ScarfAn item to be held by a Pokémon. During a contest, it raises the Cute aspect of the Pokémon holding it.
Pixie PlateAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a stone tablet that boosts the power of Fairy-type moves
Poison BarbAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This small, poisonous barb boosts the power of Poison-type moves.
Poison GemA gem with an essence of poison. When held, it strengthens the power of a Poison-type move one time.
 Polkadot BowPowers up normal-type moves.
Power AnkletAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It reduces Speed but allows the holder’s Speed stat to grow more after battling.
Power BandAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It reduces Speed but allows the holder’s Sp. Def stat to grow more after battling.
Power BeltAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It reduces Speed but allows the holder’s Defense stat to grow more after battling.
Power BracerAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It reduces Speed but allows the holder’s Attack stat to grow more after battling.
Power HerbA single-use item to be held by a Pokémon. It allows the holder to immediately use a move that normally requires a turn to charge.
Power LensAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It reduces Speed but allows the holder’s Sp. Atk stat to grow more after battling.
Power WeightAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It reduces Speed but allows the holder’s maximum HP to grow more after battling.
ProtectorA protective item of some sort. It is extremely stiff and heavy. It’s loved by a certain Pokémon.
Psychic GemA gem with an essence of the mind. When held, it strengthens the power of a Psychic-type move one time.
Pure IncenseAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It helps keep wild Pokémon away if the holder is the head of the party.
Quick ClawAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This light, sharp claw lets the bearer move first occasionally.
Quick PowderAn item to be held by Ditto. Extremely fine yet hard, this odd powder boosts the Speed stat.
Razor ClawAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This sharply hooked claw increases the holder’s critical-hit ratio.
Razor FangAn item to be held by a Pokémon. When the holder successfully inflicts damage, the target may also flinch.
Reaper ClothA cloth imbued with horrifyingly strong spiritual energy. It’s loved by a certain Pokémon.
Red CardAn item to be held by a Pokémon. When the holder is hit by an attack, the attacker is removed from battle.
Red OrbA shiny red orb that is said to have a legend tied to it. It's known to have a deep connection to the Hoenn Region.
Red ScarfAn item to be held by a Pokémon. During a contest, it raises the Cool aspect of the Pokémon holding it.
Ring TargetAn item to be held by a Pokémon. Moves that normally have no effect will land on a Pokémon holding it.
Rock GemA gem with an essence of rock. When held, it strengthens the power of a Rock-type move one time.
Rock IncenseAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This exotic-smelling incense boosts the power of Rock-type moves.
Rocky HelmetAn item to be held by a Pokémon. If the holder is hit, the attacker will also be damaged upon contact.
Rose IncenseAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This exotic-smelling incense boosts the power of Grass-type moves.
Safety GogglesAn item to be held by a Pokémon. These goggles protect the holder from both weather-related damage and powder.
Scope LensAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a lens for scoping out weak points. It boosts the holder’s critical-hit ratio.
Sea IncenseAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This incense has a curious aroma that boosts the power of Water-type moves.
Sharp BeakAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a long, sharp beak that boosts the power of Flying-type moves.
Shed ShellAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This discarded carapace enables the holder to switch out of battle without fail.
Shell BellAn item to be held by a Pokémon. The holder regains a little HP every time it inflicts damage on others.
Shock DriveA cassette to be held by Genesect. It changes Genesect’s Techno Blast move so it becomes Electric type.
Silk ScarfAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a sumptuous scarf that boosts the power of Normal-type moves.
SilverPowderAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a shiny, silver powder that will boost the power of Bug-type moves.
Sky PlateAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a stone tablet that boosts the power of Flying-type moves.
Smoke BallAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It enables the holder to flee from any wild Pokémon encounter without fail.
Smooth RockAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It extends the duration of the move Sandstorm when used by the holder.
SnowballAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It boosts Attack if hit with an Ice-type attack. It can only be used once.
Soft SandAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a loose, silky sand that boosts the power of Ground-type moves.
Soothe BellAn item to be held by a Pokémon. The comforting chime of this bell calms the holder, making it friendly.
Soul DewA wondrous orb to be held by either Latios or Latias. It raises both the Sp. Atk and Sp. Def stats.
Spell TagAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a sinister, eerie tag that boosts the power of Ghost-type moves.
Splash PlateAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a stone tablet that boosts the power of Water-type moves.
Spooky PlateAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a stone tablet that boosts the power of Ghost-type moves.
Steel GemA gem with an essence of steel. When held, it strengthens the power of a Steel-type move one time.
StickAn item to be held by Farfetch’d. This very long and stiff stalk of leek boosts its critical-hit ratio.
Sticky BarbAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It damages the holder every turn and may latch on to Pokémon that touch the holder.
Stone PlateAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a stone tablet that boosts the power of Rock-type moves.
Thick ClubAn item to be held by Cubone or Marowak. It is a hard bone of some sort that boosts the Attack stat.
Toxic OrbAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a bizarre orb that will badly poison the holder during battle.
Toxic PlateAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a stone tablet that boosts the power of Poison-type moves.
TwistedSpoonAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This spoon is imbued with telekinetic power and boosts Psychic-type moves.
Water GemA gem with an essence of water. When held, it strengthens the power of a Water-type move one time.
Wave IncenseAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This exotic-smelling incense boosts the power of Water-type moves.
Weakness PolicyAn item to be held by a Pokémon. Attack and Sp. Atk sharply increase if the holder is hit with a move it's weak to.
White HerbAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It will restore any lowered stat in battle. It can be used only once.
Wide LensAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a magnifying lens that slightly boosts the accuracy of moves.
Wise GlassesAn item to be held by a Pokémon. This thick pair of glasses slightly boosts the power of special moves.
Yellow ScarfAn item to be held by a Pokémon. During a contest, it raises the Tough aspect of the Pokémon holding it.
Zap PlateAn item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a stone tablet that boosts the power of Electric-type moves.
Zoom LensAn item to be held by a Pokémon. If the holder moves after its target moves, its accuracy will be boosted.
 
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