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===Price===
 
===Price===
 
{{ItemPrice/head‎|Poké Balls}}
 
{{ItemPrice/head‎|Poké Balls}}
{{ItemPrice|{{gameabbrev4|DPPtHGSS}}<br>{{gameabbrev5|BWB2W2}}<br>{{gameabbrev6|XYORAS}}<br>{{gameabbrev7|SMUSUM}}
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{{ItemPrice|{{gameabbrev4|DPPtHGSS}}<br>{{gameabbrev5|BWB2W2}}<br>{{gameabbrev6|XYORAS}}<br>{{gameabbrev7|SMUSUMPE}}
 
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|N/A|N/A}}
 
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===Effect===
 
===Effect===
 
====Manual activation====
 
====Manual activation====
The Cherish Ball cannot be obtained, so cannot normally be used. If it were to be obtained, when used from the [[Bag]] in a {{pkmn2|wild}} encounter, it would attempt to catch the wild Pokémon with a [[catch rate]] modifier of 1×.
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The Cherish Ball [[List of unobtainable items|cannot be legitimately obtained]] as an item, so cannot normally be used. If it were to be obtained, when used from the [[Bag]] in a {{pkmn2|wild}} encounter, it would attempt to catch the wild Pokémon with a [[catch rate]] modifier of 1×.
   
 
====As a Pokémon's Poké Ball====
 
====As a Pokémon's Poké Ball====
From [[Generation VI]] onward, [[Pokémon breeding|bred]] Pokémon inherit their Poké Ball from their parents. However, the Cherish Ball and [[Master Ball]] cannot be passed down via breeding; instead, they act as a regular Poké Ball for inheritance purposes.
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From [[Generation VI]] onward, [[Pokémon breeding|bred]] Pokémon inherit their Poké Ball from their parents. However, the Cherish Ball and [[Master Ball]] cannot be passed down via breeding; instead, they act as a regular {{i|Poké Ball}} for inheritance purposes.
   
 
===Description===
 
===Description===
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===Acquisition===
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The Cherish Ball cannot be obtained in any game.
   
 
==Appearance==
 
==Appearance==
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|style="{{roundy|80px}} border: 2px solid #{{Poké Balls color dark}}; background: #{{Poké Balls color light}}"| [[File:Cherish Ball battle 3DS.png|100px]]
 
|style="{{roundy|80px}} border: 2px solid #{{Poké Balls color dark}}; background: #{{Poké Balls color light}}"| [[File:Cherish Ball battle 3DS.png|100px]]
 
|style="{{roundy|80px}} border: 2px solid #{{Poké Balls color dark}}; background: #{{Poké Balls color light}}"| [[File:Cherish Ball PE.png|100px]]
 
|style="{{roundy|80px}} border: 2px solid #{{Poké Balls color dark}}; background: #{{Poké Balls color light}}"| [[File:Cherish Ball PE.png|100px]]
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|style="{{roundy|80px}} border: 2px solid #{{Poké Balls color dark}}; background: #{{Poké Balls color light}}"| [[File:Cherish Ball VIII.png|100px]]
 
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| In-battle model from<br>{{color2|000|Pokémon X and Y|X, Y}}, {{color2|000|Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire|Omega Ruby,<br>Alpha Sapphire}}, {{color2|000|Pokémon Sun and Moon|Sun, Moon}},<br>{{color2|000|Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon|Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon}}
 
| In-battle model from<br>{{color2|000|Pokémon X and Y|X, Y}}, {{color2|000|Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire|Omega Ruby,<br>Alpha Sapphire}}, {{color2|000|Pokémon Sun and Moon|Sun, Moon}},<br>{{color2|000|Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon|Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon}}
 
| Model from<br>{{color2|000|Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!|Let's Go, Pikachu! and<br>Let's Go, Eevee!}}
 
| Model from<br>{{color2|000|Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!|Let's Go, Pikachu! and<br>Let's Go, Eevee!}}
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| Model from<br>{{color2|000|Generation VIII}}
 
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==In the manga==
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[[File:Cherish Ball PBW.png|thumb|150px|A Cherish Ball in [[Be the Best! Pokémon B+W]]]]
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===In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga===
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In ''[[PBW7|Victini - A New Friend!]]'', [[Monta]] received a {{p|Victini}} contained in a Cherish Ball as a prize from an {{pkmn2|event}}.
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==In the TCG==
 
==In the TCG==
[[File:CherishBallTagTeamGXStarterSet18.jpg|200px|thumb|Cherish Ball]]
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[[File:CherishBallUnifiedMinds191.jpg|200px|thumb|Cherish Ball]]
{{main|Cherish Ball (Tag Team GX Starter Set 18)}}
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{{main|Cherish Ball (Unified Minds 191)}}
The {{TCG ID|Tag Team GX Starter Set|Cherish Ball|18}}, first found in the Japanese {{TCG|Tag Team GX Starter Sets|Espeon & Deoxys-GX Tag Team GX Starter Set}}, allows the player to search their deck for a {{TCG|Pokémon-GX}}, reveal it, and add it to their hand. The player then shuffles their deck.
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The {{TCG ID|Unified Minds|Cherish Ball|191}}, first found in the Japanese {{TCG|Tag Team GX Starter Sets|Espeon & Deoxys-GX Tag Team GX Starter Set}}, allows the player to search their deck for a {{TCG|Pokémon-GX}}, reveal it, and add it to their hand. The player then shuffles their deck. A {{TCG|Secret card|Secret}} {{TCG|Full Art card}} later appeared in the Japanese {{TCG|Miracle Twin}} expansion; both prints appeared in the English {{TCG|Unified Minds}} expansion, with artwork by [[5ban Graphics]]. An alternate artwork print, illustrated by [[Ryo Ueda]], appeared in the Japanese {{TCG|Alter Genesis}} expansion and as one of the {{TCG|Yellow A Alternate cards}} in English.
 
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* The first [[event Pokémon]] to be distributed in a Cherish Ball was [[Shōko Nakagawa|Shokotan]]'s [[List of local Japanese event Pokémon distributions in Generation IV#Shokotan Tropius|Tropius]].
 
* The first [[event Pokémon]] to be distributed in a Cherish Ball was [[Shōko Nakagawa|Shokotan]]'s [[List of local Japanese event Pokémon distributions in Generation IV#Shokotan Tropius|Tropius]].
 
* The Cherish Ball is the only Poké Ball that the {{player}} cannot use to {{pkmn2|caught|catch}} a Pokémon in any game.
 
* The Cherish Ball is the only Poké Ball that the {{player}} cannot use to {{pkmn2|caught|catch}} a Pokémon in any game.
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* In {{game|Platinum}}, if the player [[cheating|hacks]] Cherish Balls into the game and uses one to catch the in-game {{p|Regigigas}}, the game considers it having been obtained from an event and thus unlocks the {{si|Rock Peak Ruins|Rock Peak}}, {{si|Iceberg Ruins|Iceberg}}, and {{si|Iron Ruins}}.
   
 
==In other languages==
 
==In other languages==
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|it=Pregio Ball
 
|it=Pregio Ball
 
|ko=프레셔스볼 ''Precious Ball''
 
|ko=프레셔스볼 ''Precious Ball''
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|pt_br=Bola Estima
 
|ru=Драго-Болл ''Drago-Boll''{{tt|*|Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon website}}<br>Охраняющий Шар ''Okhranyayushchit Shar''{{tt|*|Sun and Moon website}}
 
|ru=Драго-Болл ''Drago-Boll''{{tt|*|Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon website}}<br>Охраняющий Шар ''Okhranyayushchit Shar''{{tt|*|Sun and Moon website}}
 
|es=Gloria Ball
 
|es=Gloria Ball

Revision as of 09:13, 24 January 2021

Cherish Ball
プレシャスボール
Precious Ball
Cherish Ball
Cherish Ball
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation IV
Pocket
Generation IV Bag Poké Balls pocket icon.png Poké Balls
Generation V Bag Items pocket icon.png Items (Poké Balls)
Generation VI Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation VII Bag Items pocket icon.png Items (Catching PocketPE)

The Cherish Ball (Japanese: プレシャスボール Precious Ball) is a type of Poké Ball introduced in Generation IV. Event Pokémon are often contained in a Cherish Ball.

In the core series games

From Generation IV onward, event Pokémon are usually distributed inside a Cherish Ball, unless they are distributed as Eggs. This is the only way to obtain a Pokémon in a Cherish Ball.

Price

Games Cost Sell price
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
N/A N/A

Effect

Manual activation

The Cherish Ball cannot be legitimately obtained as an item, so cannot normally be used. If it were to be obtained, when used from the Bag in a wild encounter, it would attempt to catch the wild Pokémon with a catch rate modifier of 1×.

As a Pokémon's Poké Ball

From Generation VI onward, bred Pokémon inherit their Poké Ball from their parents. However, the Cherish Ball and Master Ball cannot be passed down via breeding; instead, they act as a regular Poké Ball for inheritance purposes.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
A quite rare Poké Ball that has been specially crafted to commemorate an occasion of some sort.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
A quite rare Poké Ball that has been crafted in order to commemorate a special occasion of some sort.

Acquisition

The Cherish Ball cannot be obtained in any game.

Appearance

Artwork

SugimoriCherishBall.png
Artwork by
Ken Sugimori

Sprites

Cherish Ball summary IV.png Cherish Ball battle IV.png Cherish Ball battle V.png
Summary sprite from
Generations IV and V
In-battle sprite in
Generation IV
In-battle sprite in
Generation V

Models

Cherish Ball battle 3DS.png Cherish Ball PE.png Cherish Ball VIII.png
In-battle model from
X, Y, Omega Ruby,
Alpha Sapphire
, Sun, Moon,
Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
Model from
Let's Go, Pikachu! and
Let's Go, Eevee!
Model from
Generation VIII

In the manga

A Cherish Ball in Be the Best! Pokémon B+W

In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga

In Victini - A New Friend!, Monta received a Victini contained in a Cherish Ball as a prize from an event.

In the TCG

Cherish Ball
Main article: Cherish Ball (Unified Minds 191)

The Cherish Ball, first found in the Japanese Espeon & Deoxys-GX Tag Team GX Starter Set, allows the player to search their deck for a Pokémon-GX, reveal it, and add it to their hand. The player then shuffles their deck. A Secret Full Art card later appeared in the Japanese Miracle Twin expansion; both prints appeared in the English Unified Minds expansion, with artwork by 5ban Graphics. An alternate artwork print, illustrated by Ryo Ueda, appeared in the Japanese Alter Genesis expansion and as one of the Yellow A Alternate cards in English.

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 貴重球 Gwaijuhng Kàuh
Mandarin 貴重球 / 贵重球 Guìzhòng Qiú *
珍貴球 Zhēnguì Qiú *
寶物球 Bǎowù Qiú *
France Flag.png French Mémoire Ball
Germany Flag.png German Jubelball
Italy Flag.png Italian Pregio Ball
South Korea Flag.png Korean 프레셔스볼 Precious Ball
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Bola Estima
Russia Flag.png Russian Драго-Болл Drago-Boll*
Охраняющий Шар Okhranyayushchit Shar*
Spain Flag.png Spanish Gloria Ball
Thailand Flag.png Thai พรีเชียสบอล Precious Ball




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