Metal Powder

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Metal Powder
メタルパウダー
Metal Powder
Metal Powder
Metal Powder
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation II
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The Metal Powder (Japanese: メタルパウダー Metal Powder) is a type of held item introduced in Generation II. It boosts the Defense stat of a Ditto that holds it.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
GSC
RSEFRLG
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
N/A PokémonDollar.png5
SM N/A PokémonDollar.png500

Effect

Generation II

If held by a Ditto, increases its Defense and Special Defense by 50%, even when transformed.

Generation III onward

If held by a Ditto, doubles its Defense stat. It does not work when Ditto is transformed.

Description

Games Description
GSC Raises Defense of Ditto. (HOLD)
RSColo. A hold item that raises Defense.
EXD A hold item that raises Ditto's Defense.
FRLG A fine, hard powder to be held by a Ditto. It raises Ditto's Defense stat.
DPPtHGSS An item to be held by Ditto. Extremely fine yet hard, this odd powder boosts the Defense stat.
BWB2W2 An item to be held by Ditto. Extremely fine yet hard, this odd powder boosts the Defense stat.
XYORAS
SM
An item to be held by Ditto. Extremely fine yet hard, this odd powder boosts the Defense stat.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
GSC Held by Ditto traded from Generation I
RSE Held by wild Ditto (5% chance)
FRLG Held by wild Ditto (5% chance)
DPPt Held by wild Ditto (5% chance)
HGSS Held by wild Ditto (5% chance)
BW Route 13 (treasure hunter), held by wild Ditto (5% chance)
B2W2 Held by wild Ditto (5% chance)
XY Held by wild Ditto (5% chance)
ORAS Held by wild Ditto (5% chance)
SM Held by wild Ditto (5% chance)

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 金屬粉 Metal Powder
Mandarin 金屬粉 / 金属粉 Metal Powder
France Flag.png French Poudre Metal
Germany Flag.png German Metallstaub
Italy Flag.png Italian Metalpolvere
South Korea Flag.png Korean 금속파우더 Geumsok Powder
Spain Flag.png Spanish Polvo Metálico

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