Quick Ball

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Quick Ball
Quick Ball
Quick Ball
Quick Ball
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation IV
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 Quick Ball (Japanese: クイックボール Quick Ball) is a type of Poké Ball introduced in Generation IV. It can be used to catch a wild Pokémon, being more likely to succeed if used at the start of the encounter.

In the core series games


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Manual activation

When used from the Bag in a wild encounter, it attempts to catch the wild Pokémon. If used on the first turn of the encounter, it has an increased catch rate modifier.

Generation IV

If used on the first turn of the encounter, the Quick Ball has a 4× catch rate modifier; otherwise, it has a 1× modifier.

Generation V onward

If used on the first turn of the encounter, the Quick Ball has a 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 Quick Ball.


Games Description
A somewhat different Poké Ball that provides a better catch rate if it is used at the start of a wild encounter.
A somewhat different Poké Ball that has a more successful catch rate if used at the start of a wild encounter.


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Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
DPPt Pastoria City Poké Mart, Canalave City Poké Mart, Snowpoint City Poké Mart, Pokémon League Poké Mart
Pokémon News Press
HGSS Pewter City Poké Mart, Cerulean City Poké Mart, Vermilion City Poké Mart, Saffron City Poké Mart, Lavender Town Poké Mart, Fuchsia City Poké Mart, Safari Zone Gate
Goldenrod Department Store lottery (first prize)Th
PW Stormy Beach (1500+ Steps)
BW Shopping Mall Nine, Opelucid City Poké Mart, Pokémon League Poké Mart
B2W2 Opelucid City Poké Mart, Shopping Mall Nine, Victory Road Poké Mart, Icirrus City Poké Mart, Accumula Town Poké Mart
DW Windswept Sky
XY Coumarine City Poké Mart, Snowbelle City Poké Mart, Poké Ball Boutique, Lumiose City South Boulevard Poké Mart, Poké Ball Factory, Victory Road
ORAS Fallarbor Town Poké Mart
Route 114 (rematch with Poké Maniac Steve)
PMC Mine Cart Adventure (all levels)
SM Route 8 Poké Mart, Route 11 Poké Mart, Paniola Town Poké Mart, Wela Volcano Park Poké Mart
Festival Plaza (Goody shops)M



Artwork by
Ken Sugimori


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


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In-battle model from
X, Y, Omega Ruby,
Alpha Sapphire
, Sun, Moon,
Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon

In the anime

James's Poké Ball collection

James's Poké Ball collection appeared in Acting True to Form!, which includes a Quick Ball.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

A Quick Ball

In Scizor Defends, a Quick Ball was seen amongst the Poké Balls that Y had used while trying to catch an Absol.

In the TCG

Quick Ball
Main article: Quick Ball (Mysterious Treasures 114)

The Quick Ball, released in the Mysterious Treasures expansion, allows the player to uncover cards from their deck until they find a Pokémon. Its effect is similar to the Fast Ball.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 先機球 Sīngēi Kàuh *
超速球 Chīuchūk Kàuh *
Mandarin 先機球 / 先机球 Xiānjī Qiú *
超速球 Chāosù Qiú *
France Flag.png French Rapide Ball
Germany Flag.png German Flottball
Italy Flag.png Italian Velox Ball
South Korea Flag.png Korean 퀵볼 Quick Ball
Poland Flag.png Polish Szybka Piłka*
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Poké Bola Rápida
Russia Flag.png Russian Быстрый шар Bystryy shar
Spain Flag.png Spanish Veloz Ball
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Hızlı Top

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