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Gems (Japanese: ジュエル Jewel) are one-use type-enhancing items introduced in Generation V. There are 17 types of Gems, one corresponding to each of the 17 types. A Gem is consumed when the Pokémon holding it uses a damaging attack that matches the Gem's type; the attack's power is boosted by 50%. The Gem will not be consumed if the attack misses. Gems are usually found in dust clouds.

List of Gems

In the anime

A Dragon Gem appeared in A Connoisseur's Revenge!, where it was offered to Iris and her Axew by a Poké Mart clerk.

A Fire Gem appeared in Climbing the Tower of Success!.


  • The Gems operate in a similar way to the Plates of Generation IV. However, there is one Plate for each type except Normal, while there is one Gem for each type.

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 珠寶 Zhūbǎo (BW019)
寶石 Bǎoshí (BW069)
France Flag.png French Joyau
Germany Flag.png German Juwel
Italy Flag.png Italian Bijou
South Korea Flag.png Korean 주얼 Jewel
Spain Flag.png Spanish Gema

Type-enhancing items
Bag Silk Scarf Sprite.png
Bag Fist Plate Sprite.png
Bag Rock Incense Sprite.png
Bag Griseous Orb Sprite.png
Bag Normal Gem Sprite.png

Held items
In-battle effect items
BerriesDrivesEV-enhancing itemsEvolution-inducing held itemsExperience-affecting items
GemsIncensePlatesMega StonesStat-enhancing itemsType-enhancing items

Out-of-battle effect items
EV-enhancing itemsEvolution-inducing held itemsIncenseMailScarves

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