Amulet Coin

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Amulet Coin
おまもりこばん
Amulet Koban
Amulet Coin VI
Amulet Coin
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation II
Pocket
Generation II Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation III Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation IV Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation V Bag Items pocket icon.png Items (Held items)
Generation VI Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation VII Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Fling
Power 30

The Amulet Coin (Japanese: おまもりこばん Amulet Koban) is a type of held item introduced in Generation II that increases the amount of prize money earned from Trainer battles.

In the core series

Price

Games Cost Sell price
GSC
RSEFRLG
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
N/A PokémonDollar.png50
SM N/A PokémonDollar.png5,000

Effect

Held item

The Amulet Coin doubles the amount of prize money received after battle if the holder takes part in the battle. It also doubles the amount of coins picked up from Pay Day. In Pokémon Colosseum's Story Mode and Pokémon XD's colosseums, this bonus can be applied to the prize money earned after clearing a set.

Amulet Coin does not stack with Luck Incense or other Amulet Coins; however, it does stack with Happy Hour and Prize Money Power.

Once the Pokémon has participated in battle while holding it, it takes effect; it is unaffected by Klutz and takes effect even if the holding Pokémon faints or the Amulet Coin is removed or negated.

Description

Games Description
GSC Doubles monetary earnings. (HOLD)
RSE
Colo.XD
Doubles money in battle if the holder takes part.
FRLG An item to be held by a Pokémon. It doubles the battle money if the holding Pokémon takes part.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
An item to be held by a Pokémon. It doubles a battle's prize money if the holding Pokémon joins in.
XY An item to be held by a Pokémon. It doubles any prize money received if the holding Pokémon joins in a battle.
ORAS
SM
An item to be held by a Pokémon. It doubles any prize money received if the holding Pokémon joins a battle.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
GSC Goldenrod Department Store Basement
RSE Littleroot Town (from Mom after obtaining Balance Badge)
FRLG Route 16 gate 2F (from Oak's aide after obtaining 40 Pokémon)
Colo. The Under (using the L-Disk)
XD Gateon Port (answer "Yes" to all questions)
DPPt Amity Square
HGSS Goldenrod Department Store basement
BW Castelia City (unite Dancers Edmond, Mickey, and Raymond)
B2W2 Castelia City
XY Parfum Palace 2F
ORAS Littleroot Town (from Mom after obtaining Balance Badge)
SM Paniola Ranch

Appearance

Bag Amulet Coin Sprite.png Bag Amulet Coin VI Sprite.png
Bag sprite from
Generation III to V
Bag sprite from
Generation VI onward

In spin-off games

Amulet Coin in Pokémon: Magikarp Jump

Pokémon: Magikarp Jump

In Pokémon: Magikarp Jump, the Amulet Coin is a Friendship Item that is obtained as a prize for beating the Great League. It summons Meowth as a helper Pokémon.

In the anime

An Amulet Coin in the anime

An Amulet Coin appeared in Capacia Island UFO!, where it was found by Ash. Later, when he and Team Rocket entered a UFO belonging to a group of Beheeyem, the Beheeyem told them that they lost an item looking like the Amulet Coin that was a vital part in getting the UFO to fly. Ash gave them the Amulet Coin he found, but it was not the right item. Instead, the Beheeyem sought a similar-looking item, which was found by James earlier on.

In the TCG

Amulet Coin
Main article: Amulet Coin (Great Encounters 97)

Amulet Coin was introduced as a Pokémon Tool card in the Pokémon Trading Card Game during the English Diamond & Pearl Series (the Japanese DP Era) in the Great Encounters expansion. When a player attaches this Trainer card to their Active Pokémon, they can draw an additional card at the end of their turn.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 護符金幣 Wuhfùh Gāmbaih
Mandarin 護符金幣 / 护符金币 Hùfú Jīnbì *
護身金幣 Hùfú Jīnbì *
Finland Flag.png Finnish Amulettikolikko
France Flag.png French Pièce Rune
Germany Flag.png German Münzamulett
Italy Flag.png Italian Monetaamuleto
South Korea Flag.png Korean 부적금화 Bujeok Geumhwa
Poland Flag.png Polish Moneta Amulet
Spain Flag.png Spanish Mon. Amuleto*
Moneda Amuleto*
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Amulettmynt

External links


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