Assault Vest

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Assault Vest
とつげきチョッキ
Assault Vest
Assault Vest
Assault Vest
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation VI
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Power 80

The Assault Vest (Japanese: とつげきチョッキ Assault Vest) is a type of held item introduced in Generation VI.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
XYORAS
SM
N/A PokémonDollar.png500

Effect

Raises the holder's Special Defense by 50%, but also prevents the holder from using status moves.

The Assault Vest only prevents the Pokémon from choosing status moves, not from using them. If a Pokémon has selected a status move to use, but obtains an Assault Vest before executing the move, the move can still be executed successfully. A Pokémon holding an Assault Vest can still use status moves via Instruct or Dancer.

If the holder can only use status moves (due to Encore, Torment, knowing no non-status moves that have PP, etc.), it is forced to use Struggle.

Description

Games Description
XYORAS
SM
An item to be held by a Pokémon. This offensive vest raises Sp. Def but prevents the use of status moves.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
XY Battle Maison (48 BP)
ORAS Battle Maison (48 BP)
SM Battle Tree (48 BP)

In the TCG

Main article: Assault Vest (BREAKthrough 133)
Assault Vest

Assault Vest was introduced as an Pokémon Tool card in the Pokémon Trading Card Game during the Japanese XY BREAK Era. It was first released in the Japanese Red Flash expansion before debuting in English in the BREAKthrough expansion. When this Pokémon Tool card is attached to a Pokémon, any damage done to that Pokémon by attacks from an opponent's Pokémon that have any Special Energy attached to them is reduced by 40 (after applying Weakness and Resistance).

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 突擊背心 Dahtgīk Buisām
Mandarin 突擊背心 / 突击背心 Tújí Bèixīn / Tújī Bèixīn
France Flag.png French Veste de Combat
Germany Flag.png German Offensivweste
Italy Flag.png Italian Corpetto assalto
South Korea Flag.png Korean 돌격조끼 Dolgyeok Jokki
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Colete de Ataque
Russia Flag.png Russian Штурмовой Жилет Shturmovoy Zhilet
Spain Flag.png Spanish Chaleco Asalto

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