Protein

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Protein
タウリン
Taurine
Protein
Protein
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation I
Pocket
Generation I Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation II Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation III Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation IV Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation V Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VI Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VII Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Fling
Power 30

The Protein (Japanese: タウリン Taurine) is a type of vitamin introduced in Generation I. It increases the Attack of a Pokémon.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
RGBY/RBY
GSC
RSEFRLG
Colo.XD
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
PokémonDollar.png9800 PokémonDollar.png4900
SM PokémonDollar.png10,000 PokémonDollar.png5,000

In Pokémon Crystal, Protein costs PokémonDollar.png7800 during the Goldenrod Department Store rooftop sale. In Hoenn, Protein costs PokémonDollar.png4900 during the Energy Guru sale.

Effect

Generation I to II

When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, adds 2560 Attack Stat Experience to the target Pokémon per use, until it has 25600 Attack Stat Experience. In Generation II, it also increases the Pokémon's friendship a little.

Generation III onward

When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, adds 10 Attack EVs to the target Pokémon per use, until it has 100 Attack EVs. It also increases the Pokémon's friendship a little.

Description

Games Description
Stad Increases the Attack power of the selected Pokémon.
GSC Raises Attack of one Pokémon.
RS Raises the stat Attack of one Pokémon.
FRLG A nutritious drink for Pokémon. It raises the base Attack stat of one Pokémon.
E Raises the base Attack stat of one Pokémon.
Colo. Raises the stat Attack of one Pokémon.
XD Raises the base Attack stat of one Pokémon.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
A nutritious drink for Pokémon. It raises the base Attack stat of a single Pokémon.
XYORAS
SM
A nutritious drink for Pokémon. When consumed, it raises the base Attack stat of a single Pokémon.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
RBY
RGBY
Silph Co., Safari Zone Celadon Department Store
GSC Team Rocket's Hideout, Ice PathC, Mt. SilverC, Route 25 Celadon Department Store, Goldenrod Department Store, Goldenrod Department Store rooftop saleC, Battle Tower (×5 - win 7 battles in a row)C, Goldenrod Radio Tower (5 Blue Card points)C, held by wild Dragonair from Yellow
RSE Artisan CaveE, Routes 106, 111, 114, 128, 132,
Favor LadyE
Lilycove Department Store, Slateport City (Energy Guru), Slateport City (1000 Berry Powder)E, Battle Tower (streak of 7-35)RS, Battle Frontier Poké MartE, Battle Frontier (1 BP)E, Pickup
FRLG Silph Co., Safari Zone, Pokémon Mansion Celadon Department Store, Cerulean City (1000 Berry Powder)
Colo. Pyrite Cave Agate Poké Mart, Pickup
XD Realgam Tower Phenac Poké Mart, Pickup
DPPt Mt. Coronet, Fuego IronworksPt, Pokémon MansionPt, Team Galactic HQPt, Hotel Grand Lake, Routes 212, 213, 217, 221, 227DP, 229 Veilstone Department Store, Battle Park/Frontier (1 BP)
HGSS Pokéathlon Dome, Olivine City, Glitter Lighthouse, Team Rocket HQ, Ice Path, Route 25, Cerulean Cave, Mt. Silver Celadon Department Store, Goldenrod Department Store, Safari Zone Gate Poké Mart, Goldenrod Radio Tower (5 Blue Card points), Battle Frontier (1 BP)
BW Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "Most popular sport?" survey), Lostlorn Forest, Cold Storage, Twist Mountain, Challenger's Cave, Route 1 Battle Subway (1 BP), Anville Town (lost-and-found), Shopping Mall Nine
B2W2 Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "Most popular kind of game?" survey), Dragonspiral Tower, Humilau City, Relic Passage, Pinwheel ForestB2, N's Castle, Routes 4, 6, 14 Big Stadium and Small Court (defeat a Linebacker), Shopping Mall Nine, Battle Subway/PWT (1 BP), Anville Town (lost-and-found), Join Avenue (Market), Black Tower/White Treehollow (Area 1-5 reward)
DW Spooky Manor
XY Lumiose City (Centrico Boulevard), Cyllage City, Route 15, Route 20 Laverre City Poké Mart, Lost Hotel (Trash Cans), Battle Maison (2 BP)
ORAS Mt. Chimney, Safari Zone, Sootopolis City, Battle Resort, Mirage Mountain (west of Route 104), Routes 106, 111, 114, 128, 132 Lilycove Department Store, Route 115 (15% chance after rematch with Black Belt Nob), Battle Maison (2 BP)
PMC Graffiti Eraser (Lv. 1)
SM Ten Carat Hill Mount Hokulani Poké Mart, Battle Royal Dome (2 BP), Festival Plaza (Haunted houses, Goody shops)

In spin-off games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

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Reason: Super Mystery Dungeon cost.
Artwork from Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team

The Protein appears in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity, and Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon.

Price

Games Cost Sell price
MDRB 5000Poké currency.png 5Poké currency.png
MDTDS 4000Poké currency.png 400Poké currency.png
MDGtI 1500Poké currency.png 150Poké currency.png
SMD  ???Poké currency.png 150Poké currency.png

Effect

A consumable item that raises the Attack of Pokémon that ingests it by 3 and restores 5 Belly for it.

If thrown, it will grant the same effect as if it was consumed by the Pokémon it hits (it cannot be caught); if it is sticky, it will also deal 2 damage. Protein can be blended into a drink at Spinda's Juice Bar, although it has no special effects.

Description

Games Description
MDRB A drink that boosts the Pokémon's Attack.
It also slightly fills the Pokémon's Belly.
MDTDS A drink that permanently raises the Pokémon's Attack. It also slightly fills the Pokémon's Belly.
MDGtI Drink it to raise your Attack.
SMD Drinking it raises your Attack. The effect lasts even after this adventure.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
MDRB Fiery Field, Lightning Field
MDTD Achieve Diamond Rank Sentry Duty, Treasure box, Job reward (★5-★9)

Zero Isle North, Zero Isle East, Zero Isle West, Zero Isle South

MDS Achieve Diamond Rank Sentry Duty, Treasure box, Recycle Shop (Oran Berry×3 and X-Eye Seed), Sky Gift, Job reward (★5-★9)
Silver Ticket Big Win prize, Gold Ticket Win and Big Win prize, Prism Ticket Big Win prize,

Zero Isle North, Zero Isle East, Zero Isle West, Zero Isle South, Oblivion Forest, Treacherous Waters, Southeastern Islands, Inferno Cave, Zero Isle Center, Destiny Tower

MDGtI Password, Various dungeons
SMD Achieve Diamond Rank Treasure box, Glorious Gold, Sparkling Floor, Various dungeons, mission reward

Appearance

MDBag Health drink Sprite.png MDBag Protein V Sprite.png
Sprite from
Red Rescue Team,
Blue Rescue Team
,
Explorers of Time,
Darkness
, and Sky
Sprite from
Gates to Infinity,
Super Mystery Dungeon

In the anime

Vitamins in the anime

In The Clubsplosion Begins!, a full set of vitamins (excluding PP Up and PP Max) were announced to be the prize for the Clubsplosion tournament, like how the set of wings was the prize for the Club Battle tournament. They were won by Stephan.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Vitamins in Pokémon Adventures

In Weavile Wobbles But It Won't Fall Down, several kinds of vitamins were seen being sold at the Safari Zone Gate.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 攻擊增強劑 Gūnggīk Jāngkèuhngjaih *
攻擊牛磺劑 Gūnggīk Ngàuhwòhngsyūn *
力量增強 Lihkleuhng Jāngkèuhng *
Mandarin 攻擊增強劑 / 攻击增强剂 Gōngjí Zēngqiángjì / Gōngjī Zēngqiángjì *
攻擊牛磺劑 Gōngjí Niúhuángjì *
氨基乙磺酸 Ānjī-yǐ-huáng Suān *
Finland Flag.png Finnish Proteiini
France Flag.png French Proteine
Germany Flag.png German Protein
Italy Flag.png Italian Proteina
South Korea Flag.png Korean 타우린 Taurine
Poland Flag.png Polish Proteiny
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Proteína
Spain Flag.png Spanish Proteínas*
Proteína*
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Protein

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