Quick Ball

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Quick Ball
クイックボール
Quick Ball
Quick Ball
Quick 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

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

Price

Games Cost Sell price
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 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.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
A somewhat different Poké Ball that provides a better catch rate if it is used at the start of a wild encounter.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
A somewhat different Poké Ball that has a more successful catch rate if used at the start of a wild encounter.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
DPPt Route 222Pt Pastoria, Canalave, Snowpoint, and Pokémon League Poké Marts
Pokémon News Press
HGSS Pewter, Cerulean, Vermilion, Saffron, Lavender, and Fuchsia Poké Marts, Safari Zone Gate
Goldenrod Department Store lottery (second prize)Th
PW Stormy Beach (1500+ steps)
BW Castelia City
Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "The most common hobby?" survey)
Opelucid and Pokémon League Poké Marts, Shopping Mall Nine
Black CityB/White ForestW (Ryder)
B2W2 Castelia City
Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "The most common hobby?" survey)
Opelucid, Victory Road, Icirrus, and Accumula Poké Marts, Shopping Mall Nine
Big Stadium and Small Court (defeat Pilot Leonard)
DW Windswept Sky
XY Lumiose City (South Boulevard), Poké Ball Factory, Victory Road Coumarine and Snowbelle Poké Marts, Poké Ball Boutique
ORAS Fallarbor Poké Mart
Route 114 (20% chance after a rematch with Poké Maniac Steve)
PMC Mine Cart Adventure (all levels)
SMUSUM Route 11, Paniola Town, Wela Volcano Park Route 8 Poké Mart
Festival Plaza (Goody shops)MUM

Appearance

Artwork

SugimoriQuickBall.png
Artwork by
Ken Sugimori

Sprites

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

Models

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

In the anime

A Quick Ball in the anime

In Acting True to Form!, a Quick Ball appeared as a part of James's Poké Ball collection.

In the manga

A Quick Ball in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

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

In PS543, Blake gave Whitley a Quick Ball and had her catch a Shelmet with it.

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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