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The '''Net Ball''' (Japanese: '''ネットボール''' ''Net Ball'') is a type of [[Poké Ball]] introduced in [[Generation III]]. It can be used to catch a [[wild Pokémon]], being more likely to succeed against lower [[level]] Pokémon.
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The '''Net Ball''' (Japanese: '''ネットボール''' ''Net Ball'') is a type of [[Poké Ball]] introduced in [[Generation III]]. It can be used to catch a [[wild Pokémon]], being more likely to succeed against a {{t|Water}}- and {{type|Bug}} Pokémon.
   
 
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In ''[[PS192|Stick This in Your Craw, Crawdaunt I]]'', [[Mr. Briney]] used Net Balls to {{pkmn2|caught|catch}} a trio of {{p|Wailmer}} he reeled in.
 
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Latest revision as of 10:29, 18 June 2019

Net Ball
ネットボール
Net Ball
Net Ball
Net Ball
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation III
Pocket
Generation III Bag Poké Balls pocket icon.png Poké Balls
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

The Net Ball (Japanese: ネットボール Net Ball) is a type of Poké Ball introduced in Generation III. It can be used to catch a wild Pokémon, being more likely to succeed against a Water- and Bug-type Pokémon.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
RSEFRLG
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
PokémonDollar.png1000 PokémonDollar.png500

Effect

Manual activation

When used from the Bag in a wild encounter, it attempts to catch the wild Pokémon. If used against a Water- or Bug-type, it has an increased catch rate modifier.

Generation IV

If used against a Water- or Bug-type Pokémon, the Net Ball has a 3× catch rate modifier; otherwise, it has a 1× modifier.

Generation VII onward

If used against a Water- or Bug-type Pokémon, the Net Ball has a 3.5× catch rate modifier; otherwise, it has a 1× modifier. If used on an Ultra Beast, the catch rate modifier is instead always set to 0.1×.

Held item

Fling fails if the user is holding a Net Ball.

Description

Games Description
RSE A Ball that works well on Water- and Bug-type Pokémon.
FRLG A somewhat different Ball that works especially well on Water- and Bug-type Pokémon.
Colo.XD A Ball that works well on Water- and Bug-type Pokémon.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
A somewhat different Poké Ball that works especially well on Water- and Bug-type Pokémon.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
A somewhat different Poké Ball that is more effective when attempting to catch Water- or Bug-type Pokémon.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
RSE Mossdeep City Mossdeep Poké Mart
FRLG Rocket Hideout, Outcast Island, Rocket Warehouse Route 12 (reward for a record-breaking Magikarp)
Colo. Outskirt Stand
XD Outskirt Stand
DPPt Eterna ForestPt Oreburgh, Eterna, Hearthome, Solaceon, and Pokémon League Poké Marts
Pokémon News Press
HGSS Azalea, Ecruteak, Blackthorn, Frontier Access, and Viridian Poké Marts
Goldenrod Department Store lottery (second place)We
PW Noisy Forest (5000+ steps), Blue Lake (4000+ steps)
BW Pinwheel Forest, Cold Storage
Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "The first Pokémon you picked?" survey)
Nacrene, Castelia, Driftveil, and Pokémon League Poké Marts, Shopping Mall Nine
B2W2 Lostlorn Forest, Mistralton City, Pinwheel Forest
Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "The first Pokémon you picked?" survey)
Virbank, Castelia, Driftveil, Humilau, and Victory Road Poké Marts, Shopping Mall Nine
XY Routes 4, 12, 15, and 19 Lumiose City (North Boulevard), Cyllage, and Snowbelle Poké Marts, Poké Ball Boutique
ORAS Mossdeep City Rustboro Poké Mart (after speaking to scientist on Route 116)
Petalburg Woods (20% chance after rematch with a Bug Catcher James), Route 120 (20% chance after a rematch with Bug Maniac Brandon)
PMC Mine Cart Adventure (all levels)
SMUSUM Route 9, Melemele Meadow, Kala'e BaySM, Brooklet Hill Paniola Town Poké Mart
Route 7 (reappears occasionally)

Artwork

SugimoriNetBall.png
Artwork by
Ken Sugimori

Sprites

Net Ball III.png Net Ball summary Colo.png Net Ball summary XD.png
In-battle and
Summary sprite from
Generation III
Summary sprite from
Colosseum
Summary sprite from
XD: Gale of Darkness
Net Ball summary IV.png Net Ball battle IV.png Net Ball battle V.png
Summary sprite from
Generations IV and V
In-battle sprite in
Generation IV
In-battle sprite in
Generation V

Models

Net Ball battle 3DS.png
In-battle model from
X, Y, Omega Ruby,
Alpha Sapphire
, Sun, Moon,
Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon

Cameo appearances

Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon

In Pokémon Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon, Lana keeps her Pokémon in Net Balls.

In the anime

A Net Ball in the anime

A Net Ball appeared in Which One ~ Is It?, a Japanese ending theme from the Diamond & Pearl series.

In A Frenzied Factory Fiasco!, multiple Net Balls were seen at the Poké Ball Factory.

In the manga

Net Balls in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In Stick This in Your Craw, Crawdaunt I, Mr. Briney used Net Balls to catch a trio of Wailmer he reeled in.

A Net Ball appeared in A Sketchy Smattering of Smeargle while Emerald was thinking which of his Poké Balls he should use to catch Jirachi.

In the TCG

Net Ball
Main article: Net Ball (Lost Thunder 187)

The Net Ball, first found in Fairy Rise, allows the player to search their deck for a Basic Grass Pokémon or a Grass Energy card and put it into their hand.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 捕網球 Bouhmóhng Kàuh
Mandarin 捕網球 / 捕网球 Bǔwǎng Qiú
Finland Flag.png Finnish Verkkopallo
France Flag.png French Filet Ball
Germany Flag.png German Netzball
Italy Flag.png Italian Rete Ball
South Korea Flag.png Korean 넷트볼 Net Ball
Poland Flag.png Polish Siecioball
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Bola Tela
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Bola Rede
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Malla Bola
Spain Flag.png Spain Malla Ball
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Bóng Net



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