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In-battle effect item

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In-battle effect items are held items that take effect during a battle.

Choice items

Condition boosters


HP restoration

Power boosters

Turn order alteration

Focus items

Negative effect on holder

Other items

EV-enhancing items

Main article: EV-enhancing item

Evolution-inducing items with in-battle effects

Main article: Evolution-inducing held item

Experience-affecting items

Main article: Experience-affecting item


Main article: Drive


Main article: Gem


Main article: Incense


Main article: Plate

Stat-enhancing items

Main article: Stat-enhancing item

Type-enhancing items

Main article: Type-enhancing item



This is the artwork of the items as seen in the Sinnoh Underground.

Mine Iron Ball.png Mine Light Clay.png
Iron Ball Light Clay

Global Link

This is the artwork of the items as seen on the Pokémon Global Link.

Dream Choice Band Sprite.png Dream Choice Scarf Sprite.png Dream Choice Specs Sprite.png Dream Damp Rock Sprite.png Dream Heat Rock Sprite.png
Choice Band Choice Scarf Choice Specs Damp Rock Heat Rock
Dream Icy Rock Sprite.png Dream Smooth Rock Sprite.png Dream Grip Claw Sprite.png Dream Light Clay Sprite.png Dream Binding Band Sprite.png
Icy Rock Smooth Rock Grip Claw Light Clay Binding Band
Dream Mental Herb Sprite.png Dream Power Herb Sprite.png Dream White Herb Sprite.png Dream Big Root Sprite.png Dream Black Sludge Sprite.png
Mental Herb Power Herb White Herb Big Root Black Sludge
Dream Leftovers Sprite.png Dream Shell Bell Sprite.png Dream Absorb Bulb Sprite.png Dream Assault Vest Sprite.png Dream Cell Battery Sprite.png
Leftovers Shell Bell Absorb Bulb Assault Vest Cell Battery
Dream Expert Belt Sprite.png Dream Life Orb Sprite.png Dream Luminous Moss Sprite.png Dream Metronome Sprite.png Dream Muscle Band Sprite.png
Expert Belt Life Orb Luminous Moss Metronome Muscle Band
Dream Scope Lens Sprite.png Dream Snowball Sprite.png Dream Wide Lens Sprite.png Dream Weakness Policy Sprite.png Dream Wise Glasses Sprite.png
Scope Lens Snowball Wide Lens Weakness Policy Wise Glasses
Dream Zoom Lens Sprite.png Dream Lagging Tail Sprite.png Dream Quick Claw Sprite.png Dream Focus Band Sprite.png Dream Focus Sash Sprite.png
Zoom Lens Lagging Tail Quick Claw Focus Band Focus Sash
Dream Flame Orb Sprite.png Dream Toxic Orb Sprite.png Dream Sticky Barb Sprite.png Dream Iron Ball Sprite.png Dream Ring Target Sprite.png
Flame Orb Toxic Orb Sticky Barb Iron Ball Ring Target
Dream Air Balloon Sprite.png Dream Amulet Coin Sprite.png Dream BrightPowder Sprite.png Dream Destiny Knot Sprite.png Dream Eject Button Sprite.png
Air Balloon Amulet Coin Bright Powder Destiny Knot Eject Button
Dream Float Stone Sprite.png Dream King's Rock Sprite.png Dream Red Card Sprite.png Dream Rocky Helmet Sprite.png Dream Safety Goggles Sprite.png
Float Stone King's Rock Red Card Rocky Helmet Safety Goggles
Dream Shed Shell Sprite.png Dream Smoke Ball Sprite.png
Shed Shell Smoke Ball

In the anime

An Amulet Coin appeared in Capacia Island UFO!, where it was found by Ash. Later, when he and Team Rocket entered a UFO belonging to a group of Beheeyem, the Beheeyem told them that they lost an item looking like the Amulet Coin that was a vital part in getting the UFO to fly. Ash gave them the Amulet Coin he found, but it was not the right item. Instead, the Beheeyem sought a similar-looking item, which was found by James earlier on.

In The Journalist from Another Region!, a Pokémon Sumo tournament was held during the Harvest Festival on Harvest Island, and the prize was a Focus Band. Eventually it was won by Ash, who gave it to his Pignite to wear.

In the manga

Air Balloon in Be the Best! Pokémon B+W

In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga

An Air Balloon appeared in Challenge the Battle Subway!, being held by Monta's Snivy.

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Leftovers was seen various times in the Emerald chapter as a held item for various rental Pokémon, first debuting in Pinsir Me, I Must Be Dreaming, where it was used by an opponent's Lairon in the Battle Factory.

A Choice Scarf was the item held by the Linoone Emerald rented from the Battle Factory. It was used to strengthen its Frustration in some of its matches. This item later proved to be instrumental in taking down Noland's Mawile when Linoone used Trick to switch items with Mawile.

An Iron Ball appeared in the Diamond & Pearl chapter. Diamond and Pearl found it amongst the metal items drawn out of the ground in Celestic Town by the magnetic field from Cyrus's Magnezone. It later appeared as an item that was used in conjunction with Lax's Fling in Platinum's battle against Fantina in Mirages of Mismagius II.

A Zoom Lens was seen in Magnificent Meditite & Really Riolu I as a prize Diamond won in the Veilstone Game Corner using the coins Platinum gained from the slot machines. Platinum tried the Zoom Lens on Chimler for training.

A Focus Sash was seen held by Darach's Houndoom, allowing it to survive a super-effective Focus Blast by Platinum's Lopunny. Platinum also rented a Focus Sash for her Empoleon to hold in the Battle Castle.


  1. Smogon's list of King's Rock and Razor Fang-affected moves

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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