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- If you were looking for the the equivalent of Badges in Pokémon Trading Card Game, see Master Medal. For the Pokéathlon prize, see Pokéathlon → Medals. For the currency used for items in Pokémon Battrio, see Items (Battrio).
Medals (Japanese: メダル Medal) are a type of achievement in the Pokémon games.
In the core series
- Main article: List of Medals in Pokémon Black 2 and White 2
In Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, Medals are given by Mr. Medal in the Pokémon Center when talking to him after meeting their requirements, and are stored in the Medal Box. Mr. Medal will only appear when the player has unclaimed Medals they have achieved. There are 255 Medals in all, along with Hint Medals.
- Main article: List of Medals in Pokémon X and Y
- Main article: List of Medals in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
In Pokémon X, Y, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire, Medals were a part of the Pokémon Global Link rather than in-game items. When the player performed a Game Sync, any achieved Medals were automatically unlocked.
Due to the closure of the Generation VI Pokémon Global Link on November 1, 2016, these Medals can no longer be earned.
In the spin-off games
Learn with Pokémon: Typing Adventure
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In Learn with Pokémon: Typing Adventure, each course has specific requirements to obtain a bronze, silver and gold medal on that course. Obtaining a large number of medals grants the player access to unlockables.
- Main article: Pokémon Picross → Medals
Medals in Pokémon Picross are rewards for completing specific requirements in-game.
In Pokémon GO, there are a number of medals that the player can earn. Each potential medal can be earned at several different ranks. With the exception of medals named after regions and Unown, the medals are all named after Trainer classes.
From October 10, 2016 onward, the type-specific medals provide capture bonuses when attempting to catch Pokémon of that type. Bronze medals provide +1, Silver medals provide +2, Gold medals provide +3. If a Pokémon has two types, the bonus is the average of the medals for each of its types.
There are also special medals, that can be obtained during real life events.
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In Mr. Perfect, Blake inserted a Light Walker Medal into a jukebox to gain access to his armory located beneath a casino in Aspertia City. Blake also later used a different Medal to catch the attention of Keldeo, which he then offered to partner with.
In other languages