Carbos

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Carbos
インドメタシン
Indometacin
Carbos
Carbos
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 Carbos (Japanese: インドメタシン Indometacin) is a type of vitamin introduced in Generation I. It increases the Speed 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 Hoenn, Carbos costs PokémonDollar.png4900 during the Energy Guru sale.

Effect

Generation I to II

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

Carbos is consumed upon use and cannot be used in battle.

Generation III onward

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

Carbos is consumed upon use and cannot be used in battle.

Description

Games Description
Stad Increases the Speed of the selected Pokémon.
GSC Raises Speed of one Pokémon.
RSColo. Raises the stat Speed of one Pokémon.
FRLG A nutritious drink for Pokémon. It raises the base Speed stat of one Pokémon.
EXD Raises the base Speed stat of one Pokémon.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
A nutritious drink for Pokémon. It raises the base Speed stat of a single Pokémon.
XYORAS
SM
A nutritious drink for Pokémon. When consumed, it raises the base Speed stat of a single Pokémon.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
RBY
RGBY
Power Plant, Silph Co., Safari Zone, Pokémon Mansion Celadon Department Store
GSC Route 2, Tin Tower, Whirl Islands, Mt. MortarC, Ice Path Celadon Department Store, Goldenrod Department Store
Route 44 (after defeating Bird Keeper Vance in a rematch)C
Battle Tower (×5 - win 7 battles in a row)C, Goldenrod Radio Tower (5 Blue Card points)C
RSE Routes 114, 121, 124, 127, and 134E, Artisan CaveE
Favor LadyE
Battle Frontier Poké MartE, Lilycove Department Store, Slateport City (Energy Guru)
Slateport City (1000 Berry Powder)E, Battle Tower (streak of 7-35)RS, Battle Frontier (1 BP)E
FRLG Silph Co., Pokémon Mansion Celadon Department Store
Cerulean City (1000 Berry Powder)
Colo. Pyrite Cave Agate Poké Mart
XD Realgam Tower Phenac Poké Mart
DPPt Routes 208, 211Pt, 214Pt, 220, 221, 222, 226, and 230DP, Sunyshore CityPt Veilstone Department Store
Battle ParkDP/Battle FrontierPt (1 BP)
HGSS Routes 2 and 10, Bell Tower, Whirl Islands, Mt. Mortar, Ice Path Celadon Department Store, Goldenrod Department Store, Safari Zone Gate Poké Mart
Route 44 (after defeating Bird Keeper Vance in a rematch)
Goldenrod Radio Tower (15 Blue Card points), Battle Frontier (1 BP)
BW Mistralton Cave, Moor of Icirrus, Victory Road, Giant Chasm
Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "Favorite time in school?" survey)
Shopping Mall Nine
Battle Subway (1 BP)
Anville Town (lost-and-found)
B2W2 Routes 2 and 22, Chargestone Cave, Village Bridge, Giant Chasm, Dragonspiral Tower, Wellspring Cave
Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "Where would you go with a time machine?" survey)
Shopping Mall Nine, Join Avenue (Market)
Battle Subway/PWT (1 BP), Black Tower/White Treehollow (Area 1-5 reward)
Big Stadium and Small Court (defeat a Striker), Anville Town (lost-and-found)
DW Spooky Manor
XY Victory Road Laverre City Poké Mart
Battle Maison (2 BP)
Lost Hotel (Trash Cans)
ORAS Routes 114, 121, 124, 127, and 134, Mt. Pyre, Battle Resort, Mirage Cave (north of Fortree City) Lilycove Department Store, Slateport City (Energy Guru)
Battle Maison (2 BP)
Route 115 (15% chance after rematch with Battle Girl Cyndy)
PMC Graffiti Eraser (Lv. 3)
SM Route 6, Poni Plains Mount Hokulani Poké Mart
Battle Royal Dome (2 BP)
Festival Plaza (Haunted houses)

In spin-off games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

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Reason: Super Mystery Dungeon cost.

The Carbos appears in Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon.

Price

Games Cost Sell price
SMD  ???Poké currency.png 150Poké currency.png

Effect

A consumable item that raises the Speed of Pokémon that drink 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.

Description

Games Description
SMD Drinking it raises your Speed. The effect lasts even after this adventure.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
SMD Achieve Ace Rank Treasure box, Glorious Gold, Sparkling Floor, Various dungeons, mission reward

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

Vitamins in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

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 速度增強劑 Chūkdouh Jāngkèuhngjaih
Mandarin 速度增強劑 / 速度增强剂 Sùdù Zēngqiángjì
Finland Flag.png Finnish Tankkaus
France Flag.png French Carbone
Germany Flag.png German Carbon
Italy Flag.png Italian Carburante
South Korea Flag.png Korean 알칼로이드 Alkaloid
Poland Flag.png Polish Węglowodany
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Carbos
Spain Flag.png Spanish Carburante
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Karbon

External links


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