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A type-enhancing item, when held, enhances the power of attacks with the corresponding type. As of Generation IV, these items boost attacks by 20%; in previous generations, they only boost attacks by 10%. If these items are sold, Poké Marts will pay PokémonDollar.png50 for them with the exception of Charcoal, for which Poké Marts will pay PokémonDollar.png4,900, and the Adamant, Lustrous, and Griseous Orbs for which Poké Marts will offer PokémonDollar.png5,000.

In Johto, several of these items can be obtained from the Week Siblings.

List of type-enhancing items


Main article: Incense


Main article: Plate


Main article: Gem


These are artwork of the items as seen in the Pokémon Dream World

Dream Black Belt Sprite.png Dream Black Glasses Sprite.png Dream Charcoal Sprite.png Dream Dragon Fang Sprite.png
Black Belt BlackGlasses Charcoal Dragon Fang
Dream Hard Stone Sprite.png Dream Magnet Sprite.png Dream Metal Coat Sprite.png Dream Miracle Seed Sprite.png
Hard Stone Magnet Metal Coat Miracle Seed
Dream Mystic Water Sprite.png Dream Never-Melt Ice Sprite.png Dream Poison Barb Sprite.png Dream Sharp Beak Sprite.png
Mystic Water NeverMeltIce Poison Barb Sharp Beak
Dream Silk Scarf Sprite.png Dream Silver Powder Sprite.png Dream Soft Sand Sprite.png Dream Spell Tag Sprite.png
Silk Scarf SilverPowder Soft Sand Spell Tag
Dream Twisted Spoon Sprite.png


  • In Generation II, there was one item that would power up each type, with the exception of the Normal type, which had both the Pink Bow and Polkadot Bow. In Generation IV, this is reversed, where each type powered up by one of the items as well as by a plate, except the Normal type.
    • However, some types have even more than this, due to incenses.
  • Charcoal is the only item available for purchase in a regular store. Some other type-enhancing items can be purchased, but only from Game Corners.

Type-enhancing items
Bag Silk Scarf Sprite.png
Bag Meadow Plate Sprite.png
Bag Sea Incense Sprite.png
Bag Griseous Orb Sprite.png
Bag Fire Gem Sprite.png
Bag Soul Dew Sprite.png
Soul Dew

Held items
In-battle effect items
BerriesColored orbsDrivesEV-enhancing itemsEvolution-inducing held items
Experience-affecting itemsGemsIncenseMega StonesMemoriesPlates
Stat-enhancing itemsType-enhancing itemsZ-Crystals
Out-of-battle effect items
EV-enhancing itemsEvolution-inducing held itemsIncenseMailScarves

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