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The '''Rage Candy Bar''' (Japanese: '''いかりまんじゅう''' ''Rage {{wp|Manjū}}'') is an [[item]] originally exclusive to the [[Generation II]] games and reimplemented in every game since {{game|HeartGold and SoulSilver|s}}. It is a local specialty of [[Mahogany Town]].
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The '''Rage Candy Bar''' (Japanese: '''いかりまんじゅう''' ''Rage {{wp|Manjū}}''), formatted as '''RageCandyBar''' as an item prior to [[Generation VI]], is a type of {{DL|Item|medicine}} introduced in the [[Generation II]] games. It is present in the Generation II games and every core series game since {{game|HeartGold and SoulSilver|s}}. It is a local specialty of [[Mahogany Town]].
   
 
==In the core series games==
 
==In the core series games==
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{{ItemPrice|{{gameabbrev4|HGSS}}|{{PDollar}}300|N/A}}
 
{{ItemPrice|{{gameabbrev4|HGSS}}|{{PDollar}}300|N/A}}
 
{{ItemPrice|{{gameabbrev5|BWB2W2}}<br>{{gameabbrev6|XYORAS}}|N/A|{{PDollar}}150}}
 
{{ItemPrice|{{gameabbrev5|BWB2W2}}<br>{{gameabbrev6|XYORAS}}|N/A|{{PDollar}}150}}
{{ItemPrice|{{gameabbrev7|SM}}|N/A|{{PDollar}}175}}
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{{ItemPrice|{{gameabbrev7|SMUSUM}}|N/A|{{PDollar}}175}}
 
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====Generation IV====
 
====Generation IV====
In {{game|HeartGold and SoulSilver|s}}, it is a [[Key Item]]. It may be exchanged with a [[Non-player character|NPC]] in the {{OBP|Underground Path|Kanto Routes 5-6}} on [[Route]]s {{rtn|5|Kanto}} and {{rtn|6|Kanto}} for {{TM|64|Explosion}}.
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In {{game|HeartGold and SoulSilver|s}}, it is a [[Key Item]]. It may be exchanged for {{TM|64|Explosion}} with an [[Non-player character|NPC]] on the {{OBP|Underground Path|Kanto Routes 5-6}} between [[Route]]s {{rtn|5|Kanto}} and {{rtn|6|Kanto}}.
   
 
====Generations V and VI====
 
====Generations V and VI====
 
When used from the [[Bag]] on a Pokémon, it heals the Pokémon by 20 {{stat|HP}}.
 
When used from the [[Bag]] on a Pokémon, it heals the Pokémon by 20 {{stat|HP}}.
   
In {{game|Black and White|s}}, if the {{player}} uses a RageCandyBar on one of the {{p|Darmanitan}} statues in the [[Desert Resort]], the RageCandyBar is consumed and will prompt a battle with the awakened Darmanitan. Each Darmanitan will be at [[level]] 35 and have the [[Ability]] {{a|Zen Mode}}.
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In {{game|Black and White|s}}, if the {{player}} uses a RageCandyBar on one of the {{p|Darmanitan}} statues in the [[Desert Resort]], the RageCandyBar is consumed and will prompt a battle with the awakened Darmanitan. Each Darmanitan will be at [[level]] 35 and have their {{DL|Ability|Hidden Abilities|Hidden Ability}}.
   
 
====Generation VII====
 
====Generation VII====
When used from the [[Bag]] on a Pokémon, it cures a Pokémon from {{status|poison}}, {{status|paralysis}}, {{status|sleep}}, {{status|burn}}, {{status|freeze}}, and {{status|confusion}}.
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When used from the [[Bag]] on a Pokémon, it cures a Pokémon of all {{DL|Status condition healing item|Non-volatile status|non-volatile}} [[status condition]]s ({{status|poison}}, {{status|paralysis}}, {{status|sleep}}, {{status|burn}}, {{status|freeze}}) and {{status|confusion}}.
   
 
===Description===
 
===Description===
 
{{movedesc|Medicine}}
 
{{movedesc|Medicine}}
{{movedescentry|{{gameabbrev2|GSC}}|Restores <sc>Pok</sc>é<sc>mon</sc> HP by 20.}}
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{{movedescentry|{{gameabbrev2|GSC}}|Restores <sc>Pokémon</sc> HP by 20.}}
 
{{movedescentry|{{gameabbrev4|HGSS}}|A famous candy in Mahogany Town. Many tourists like to buy them to take home.}}
 
{{movedescentry|{{gameabbrev4|HGSS}}|A famous candy in Mahogany Town. Many tourists like to buy them to take home.}}
 
{{movedescentry|{{gameabbrev5|BWB2W2}}|A famous Mahogany Town candy tourists like to buy and take home. It restores the HP of one Pokémon by 20 points.}}
 
{{movedescentry|{{gameabbrev5|BWB2W2}}|A famous Mahogany Town candy tourists like to buy and take home. It restores the HP of one Pokémon by 20 points.}}
 
{{movedescentry|{{gameabbrev6|XYORAS}}|Mahogany Town's famous candy. When consumed, it restores 20 HP to an injured Pokémon.}}
 
{{movedescentry|{{gameabbrev6|XYORAS}}|Mahogany Town's famous candy. When consumed, it restores 20 HP to an injured Pokémon.}}
{{movedescentry|{{gameabbrev7|SM}}|Mahogany Town's famous candy. It can be used once to heal all the status conditions of a Pokémon.}}
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{{movedescentry|{{gameabbrev7|SMUSUM}}|Mahogany Town's famous candy. It can be used once to heal all the status conditions of a Pokémon.}}
 
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| {{gameabbrev2|GSC}}
 
| {{gameabbrev2|GSC}}
 
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| [[Mahogany Town]] (purchase from man who stops the player from going to {{rt|44|Johto}} before the [[Red Gyarados]] is defeated or captured)<br>[[Mahogany Town]] {{DL|Mahogany Town|Just a Souvenir Shop|Souvenir Shop}} (after defeating the {{tc|Executive|Rocket Executives}} at [[Goldenrod Radio Tower]])
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| [[Mahogany Town]] (purchase before the [[Red Gyarados]] is defeated or captured)<br>{{DL|Mahogany Town|Just a Souvenir Shop}} (after defeating [[Team Rocket]])
 
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| {{gameabbrev4|HGSS}}
 
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| {{gameabbrev5|BW}}
 
| {{gameabbrev5|BW}}
| [[Icirrus City]], [[Desert Resort]]
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| [[Icirrus City]]{{sup/s|W}}, [[Desert Resort]] (from [[Professor Juniper]] after defeating [[Ghetsis]])
| [[Royal Unova]]
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| [[Royal Unova]]{{dotw|Sat}}
 
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| {{gameabbrev5|B2W2}}
 
| {{gameabbrev5|B2W2}}
 
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| [[Pokéstar Studios]], [[Royal Unova]], [[Join Avenue]] ({{DL|Join Avenue|Market}})
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| [[Pokéstar Studios]] (gift after completing a movie)<br>[[Royal Unova]]{{dotw|Sat}}<br>[[Join Avenue]] ({{DL|Join Avenue|Market}})<br>[[Nimbasa City]] (held by certain Pokémon [[In-game trade#Yancy/Curtis|traded]] from [[Curtis]]/[[Yancy]])
 
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| {{gameabbrev6|XY}}
 
| {{gameabbrev6|XY}}
| Received from a {{tc|Waiter}} in {{DL|Camphrier Town|Hotel Camphrier}}, {{DL|Cyllage City|Hotel Cyllage}}, {{DL|Ambrette Town|Hotel Ambrette}}, {{DL|Geosenge Town|Hotel Marine Snow}}, {{DL|Coumarine City|Hotel Coumarine}}, or {{DL|Couriway Town|Hotel Couriway}}
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| Any [[Kalos hotels|hotel]] (from a {{tc|Waiter}} after meeting him four times)
 
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| {{gameabbrev6|ORAS}}
 
| {{gameabbrev6|ORAS}}
 
| [[Trick House]]
 
| [[Trick House]]
| Any [[Pokémon Contest|Contest Spectacular]] [[Contest Hall|Hall]] (random gift from a fan after completing a Contest of any rank)
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| Any [[Pokémon Contest|Contest Spectacular]] [[Contest Hall|Hall]] (random gift from a fan after completing a Contest)
 
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| [[Malie Garden]]
 
| [[Malie Garden]]
| [[Pokémon Center Café]], [[Festival Plaza]] ({{DL|Festival Plaza|Goody shops}})
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| [[Pokémon Center Café]]{{dotw|Tue}}<br>[[Festival Plaza]] ([[Festival Plaza#Goody shops|General Store]])
 
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===Spelling differences between generations===
 
In [[Generation II]], the [[item]]'s name is spelled in all caps and with no spaces, thus rendering it as "<sc>Ragecandybar</sc>".
 
 
When referred to in {{game|FireRed and LeafGreen|s}}, it is instead rendered as "Rage Candybar" as it is mentioned exclusively in dialogue due to it not being an item in these games. Likewise in {{game|Platinum}}, the item is only specified in dialogue but its name is rendered normally as "Rage Candy Bar".
 
 
After returning to its status as an [[item]] in {{game|HeartGold and SoulSilver|s}} and in all [[Generation V]] games, it is spelled in {{wp|CamelCase}} (as "RageCandyBar"), due to the twelve-character limit and capitalization change for item names.
 
 
Since the character limit was bumped in [[Generation VI]], the item's name is now rendered correctly as "Rage Candy Bar".
 
   
 
==In the anime==
 
==In the anime==
[[File:Rage Candy Bar anime.png|thumb|200px|A Rage Candy Bar in the anime]]
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[[File:Rage Candy Bar anime.png|thumb|250px|A Rage Candy Bar in the {{pkmn|anime}}]]
 
Rage Candy Bars appeared in ''[[DP143|An Egg Scramble!]]'', where they were one of the items being sold by [[Khoury]] at the [[Johto Festival]]. Some of them were also seen amongst the food stolen by {{TRT}}.
 
Rage Candy Bars appeared in ''[[DP143|An Egg Scramble!]]'', where they were one of the items being sold by [[Khoury]] at the [[Johto Festival]]. Some of them were also seen amongst the food stolen by {{TRT}}.
 
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In ''[[PS482|To Make a Musical]]'', [[Ryoku]] of the [[Seven Sages]] was seen holding a box of Rage Candy Bars in his hand before entering the [[Relic Castle]] to catch {{p|Volcarona}} for [[Ghetsis]].
 
In ''[[PS482|To Make a Musical]]'', [[Ryoku]] of the [[Seven Sages]] was seen holding a box of Rage Candy Bars in his hand before entering the [[Relic Castle]] to catch {{p|Volcarona}} for [[Ghetsis]].
 
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==Name==
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In [[Generation II]], the [[item]]'s name is rendered <sc>Ragecandybar</sc> in all caps (like all items) and with no spaces.
   
==Design basis==
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In {{game|FireRed and LeafGreen|s}}, where it is only mentioned in dialogue and does not appear as an item, its name is rendered "Rage Candybar". In {{game|Platinum}}, where it likewise is only mentioned in dialogue, its name is rendered as "Rage Candy Bar".
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In {{game|HeartGold and SoulSilver|s}} and in all [[Generation V]] games, where it once again appears as an item, its name is rendered as "RageCandyBar", spelled in {{wp|CamelCase}} due to the 12-character limit and capitalization of item names.
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From [[Generation VI]] onward, due to the increased character limit, its name is rendered as "Rage Candy Bar" with spaces.
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==Origin==
 
The Rage Candy Bar is based on the Japanese {{wp|manjū}}, a type of pounded rice cake. Manjū are sold in Japan as {{wp|confectionery}}, and are often unique to certain places (much as the Rage Candy Bar is to [[Mahogany Town]]). A direct translation would thus prove confusing for English-speaking {{player}}s, providing reasoning behind naming it as a {{wp|Chocolate bar|candy bar}}. Its in-[[Bag]] sprite depicts it in a small box, which could pass for a candy bar wrapper, preventing revelation of the translation issue.
 
The Rage Candy Bar is based on the Japanese {{wp|manjū}}, a type of pounded rice cake. Manjū are sold in Japan as {{wp|confectionery}}, and are often unique to certain places (much as the Rage Candy Bar is to [[Mahogany Town]]). A direct translation would thus prove confusing for English-speaking {{player}}s, providing reasoning behind naming it as a {{wp|Chocolate bar|candy bar}}. Its in-[[Bag]] sprite depicts it in a small box, which could pass for a candy bar wrapper, preventing revelation of the translation issue.
   
According to [[Nob Ogasawara]], under his alias of ''Douglas Dinsdale'' (also ''Doug Dinsdale''), in a thread<ref>[http://lparchive.org/Pokemon-Blue/code.html Lets Break PKMN Blue Thread Bits.txt] (itself found [http://lparchive.org/Pokemon-Blue/ here])</ref> apparently archived from the [http://forums.somethingawful.com/ Something Awful] forums and available at the ''[http://lparchive.org/ Let's Play Archive]'', the name ''Rage Candy Bar'' is a mistranslation that was decided by his handlers at Nintendo of America. He claims that the correct translation of いかりまんじゅう is "Rage {{wp|Dumpling}}" or, given the twelve-character limit at the time, "Rage {{wp|Bun}}". The name ''Cake of Rage'' was also suggested by him for the English localization<ref>[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Woolseyism/VideoGames Woolseyism/Video Games - Television Tropes & Idioms]</ref>, which would match the [[Lake of Rage]].
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===Etymology===
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According to [[Nob Ogasawara]], under his alias of ''Douglas Dinsdale'' (also ''Doug Dinsdale''), in a thread<ref>[http://lparchive.org/Pokemon-Blue/code.html Lets Break PKMN Blue Thread Bits.txt] (itself found [http://lparchive.org/Pokemon-Blue/ here])</ref> apparently archived from the [http://forums.somethingawful.com/ Something Awful] forums and available at the ''[http://lparchive.org/ Let's Play Archive]'', the name ''Rage Candy Bar'' is a mistranslation that was decided by his handlers at Nintendo of America. He claims that the correct translation of いかりまんじゅう is "Rage {{wp|Dumpling}}" or, given the twelve-character limit at the time, "Rage {{wp|Bun}}". During the localization process, Ogasawara had suggested ''Cake of Rage'' as a possible English name,<ref>[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Woolseyism/VideoGames Woolseyism/Video Games - Television Tropes & Idioms]</ref> which would match the [[Lake of Rage]].
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* Though the [[item]] does not exist in the internal data of the [[Generation III]] and [[Sinnoh]]-based [[Generation IV]] games, it is mentioned repeatedly.
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* Though the [[item]] does not exist in the internal data of the [[Generation III]] and [[Sinnoh]]-based [[Generation IV]] games, it is mentioned repeatedly in those games:
** In {{game|FireRed and LeafGreen|s}}, it is mentioned by a [[Non-player character|NPC]] in {{OBP|Two Island|town}} on [[Two Island]], who claims that is the favorite delicacy of [[Bruno]] of the {{DL|Elite Four|Kanto/Johto Elite Four|Kanto Elite Four}}, who left the island disappointed when he discovered that the shop was sold out of them.
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** In {{game|FireRed and LeafGreen|s}}, it is mentioned by an [[Non-player character|NPC]] in {{OBP|Two Island|town}} on [[Two Island]], who claims that is the favorite delicacy of [[Bruno]] of the [[Elite Four]], who left the island in disappointment when he discovered that the local shop was sold out of them.
** No mention is made in {{game|Diamond and Pearl|s}} but in {{game|Platinum}} it is claimed to be sold out in the [[Veilstone Department Store]]'s basement. It is also said to be favored by [[Professor Rowan]], who can be found occasionally in the basement of the Veilstone Department Store sulking about the fact that the mall has run out of them.
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** In {{game|Platinum}}, it is supposed to be sold at [[Veilstone Department Store]]'s basement, but the vendor selling them always says they're sold out of them. They are also said to be favored by [[Professor Rowan]], who can occasionally be found in the Department Store basement, sulking about the fact that the store has run out of them. An NPC in the basement claims to be the one who has bought all the available Rage Candy Bars.
 
* While it is obtained as a [[Key Item]] in Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, the Rage Candy Bar is still required to be bought for {{PDollar}}300. Due to this, it is thus far the only Key Item available for purchase.
 
* While it is obtained as a [[Key Item]] in Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, the Rage Candy Bar is still required to be bought for {{PDollar}}300. Due to this, it is thus far the only Key Item available for purchase.
* [http://www.blue-reflections.net/ragecandybar/main/ RAGECANDYBAR], a Pokémon project site, takes its name from this [[item]].
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* [http://www.blue-reflections.net/ragecandybar/main/ RAGECANDYBAR], a Pokémon fansite, takes its name from this [[item]].
   
 
==In other languages==
 
==In other languages==
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|pt_br=Barra Doce da Fúria
 
|pt_br=Barra Doce da Fúria
 
|es={{tt|Caram.|Caramelo}} Furia
 
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==References==
 
==References==
 
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==See also==
 
*[https://veekun.com/dex/items/key/rage%20candy%20bar On Eevee's ItemDex]
 
 
 
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[[Category:Key Items]]
 
[[Category:Key Items]]
 
[[Category:Medicine]]
 
[[Category:Medicine]]
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[[Category:HP-restoring items]]
 
[[Category:Status condition healing items]]
 
[[Category:Status condition healing items]]
   
 
[[de:Wutkeks]]
 
[[de:Wutkeks]]
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[[es:Caramelo furia]]
 
[[fr:Bonbon Rage]]
 
[[fr:Bonbon Rage]]
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[[it:Elenco degli strumenti base nella quarta generazione#Iramella]]
 
[[ja:いかりまんじゅう]]
 
[[ja:いかりまんじゅう]]
 
[[zh:愤怒馒头(道具)]]
 
[[zh:愤怒馒头(道具)]]

Revision as of 01:59, 16 June 2019

Rage Candy Bar
いかりまんじゅう
Rage Manjū
Rage Candy Bar
Rage Candy Bar
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation II
Pocket
Generation II Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation IV Bag Key items pocket icon.png Key items
Generation V Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VI Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VII Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Fling
Power 30

The Rage Candy Bar (Japanese: いかりまんじゅう Rage Manjū), formatted as RageCandyBar as an item prior to Generation VI, is a type of medicine introduced in the Generation II games. It is present in the Generation II games and every core series game since Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver. It is a local specialty of Mahogany Town.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
GSC PokémonDollar.png300 PokémonDollar.png150
HGSS PokémonDollar.png300 N/A
BWB2W2
XYORAS
N/A PokémonDollar.png150
SMUSUM N/A PokémonDollar.png175

In the Generation V games, the RageCandyBar can be sold to the gourmet maniac on Route 5 for PokémonDollar.png6000.

Effect

Generation II

When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, it heals the Pokémon by 20 HP.

Generation IV

In Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, it is a Key Item. It may be exchanged for TM64 (Explosion) with an NPC on the Underground Path between Routes 5 and 6.

Generations V and VI

When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, it heals the Pokémon by 20 HP.

In Pokémon Black and White, if the player uses a RageCandyBar on one of the Darmanitan statues in the Desert Resort, the RageCandyBar is consumed and will prompt a battle with the awakened Darmanitan. Each Darmanitan will be at level 35 and have their Hidden Ability.

Generation VII

When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, it cures a Pokémon of all non-volatile status conditions (poison, paralysis, sleep, burn, freeze) and confusion.

Description

Games Description
GSC Restores Pokémon HP by 20.
HGSS A famous candy in Mahogany Town. Many tourists like to buy them to take home.
BWB2W2 A famous Mahogany Town candy tourists like to buy and take home. It restores the HP of one Pokémon by 20 points.
XYORAS Mahogany Town's famous candy. When consumed, it restores 20 HP to an injured Pokémon.
SMUSUM Mahogany Town's famous candy. It can be used once to heal all the status conditions of a Pokémon.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
GSC Mahogany Town (purchase before the Red Gyarados is defeated or captured)
Just a Souvenir Shop (after defeating Team Rocket)
HGSS Mahogany Town
BW Icirrus CityWinter, Desert Resort (from Professor Juniper after defeating Ghetsis) Royal UnovaSa
B2W2 Pokéstar Studios (gift after completing a movie)
Royal UnovaSa
Join Avenue (Market)
Nimbasa City (held by certain Pokémon traded from Curtis/Yancy)
XY Any hotel (from a Waiter after meeting him four times)
ORAS Trick House Any Contest Spectacular Hall (random gift from a fan after completing a Contest)
SMUSUM Malie Garden Pokémon Center CaféTu
Festival Plaza (General Store)

In the anime

A Rage Candy Bar in the anime

Rage Candy Bars appeared in An Egg Scramble!, where they were one of the items being sold by Khoury at the Johto Festival. Some of them were also seen amongst the food stolen by Team Rocket.

In the manga

A Rage Candy Bar in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In Out-Odding Oddish, while on his way to the Pokéathlon Dome, Gold was seen eating some Rage Candy Bars that he had recently purchased. He also threw one into Whitney's mouth, almost causing her to choke. Gold later gave a Rage Candy Bar to Bruno, who immediately fell in love with its delicious taste. In All About Arceus IX, Whitney, who was shown to have a crush on Bruno, was seen sending the Elite Four member a boxful of Rage Candy Bars, much to his pleasure.

In To Make a Musical, Ryoku of the Seven Sages was seen holding a box of Rage Candy Bars in his hand before entering the Relic Castle to catch Volcarona for Ghetsis.

Name

In Generation II, the item's name is rendered Ragecandybar in all caps (like all items) and with no spaces.

In Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen, where it is only mentioned in dialogue and does not appear as an item, its name is rendered "Rage Candybar". In Pokémon Platinum, where it likewise is only mentioned in dialogue, its name is rendered as "Rage Candy Bar".

In Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver and in all Generation V games, where it once again appears as an item, its name is rendered as "RageCandyBar", spelled in CamelCase due to the 12-character limit and capitalization of item names.

From Generation VI onward, due to the increased character limit, its name is rendered as "Rage Candy Bar" with spaces.

Origin

The Rage Candy Bar is based on the Japanese manjū, a type of pounded rice cake. Manjū are sold in Japan as confectionery, and are often unique to certain places (much as the Rage Candy Bar is to Mahogany Town). A direct translation would thus prove confusing for English-speaking players, providing reasoning behind naming it as a candy bar. Its in-Bag sprite depicts it in a small box, which could pass for a candy bar wrapper, preventing revelation of the translation issue.

Etymology

According to Nob Ogasawara, under his alias of Douglas Dinsdale (also Doug Dinsdale), in a thread[1] apparently archived from the Something Awful forums and available at the Let's Play Archive, the name Rage Candy Bar is a mistranslation that was decided by his handlers at Nintendo of America. He claims that the correct translation of いかりまんじゅう is "Rage Dumpling" or, given the twelve-character limit at the time, "Rage Bun". During the localization process, Ogasawara had suggested Cake of Rage as a possible English name,[2] which would match the Lake of Rage.

Trivia

  • Though the item does not exist in the internal data of the Generation III and Sinnoh-based Generation IV games, it is mentioned repeatedly in those games:
    • In Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen, it is mentioned by an NPC in Two Island on Two Island, who claims that is the favorite delicacy of Bruno of the Elite Four, who left the island in disappointment when he discovered that the local shop was sold out of them.
    • In Pokémon Platinum, it is supposed to be sold at Veilstone Department Store's basement, but the vendor selling them always says they're sold out of them. They are also said to be favored by Professor Rowan, who can occasionally be found in the Department Store basement, sulking about the fact that the store has run out of them. An NPC in the basement claims to be the one who has bought all the available Rage Candy Bars.
  • While it is obtained as a Key Item in Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, the Rage Candy Bar is still required to be bought for PokémonDollar.png300. Due to this, it is thus far the only Key Item available for purchase.
  • RAGECANDYBAR, a Pokémon fansite, takes its name from this item.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 憤怒饅頭 Fáhnnouh Màahntàuh
Mandarin 憤怒饅頭 / 愤怒馒头 Fènnù Mántou *
憤怒豆沙包 Fènnù Dòushābāo *
France Flag.png French Bonbon Rage
Germany Flag.png German Wutkeks
Italy Flag.png Italian Iramella
South Korea Flag.png Korean 분노의호두과자 Bunno-ui Hodugwaja
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Barra Doce da Fúria
Spain Flag.png Spanish Caram. Furia
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Bánh bao Ikari

References



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