Bright Powder

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Bright Powder
ひかりのこな
Light Powder
Bag Bright Powder Sprite.png
Bright Powder
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation II
Pocket
Generation II Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items
Generation III Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items
Generation IV Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items
Generation V Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items (Held items)
Generation VI Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items
Generation VII Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items
Generation VIII Bag Other Items SwSh pocket icon.png Other Items
Generation IX Bag Other Items SwSh pocket icon.png Other Items
Fling
Power 10

The Bright Powder (Japanese: ひかりのこな Light Powder), formatted BrightPowder prior to Generation VI, is a type of held item introduced in Generation II that decreases the opponent's accuracy.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
GSC
RSEFRLG
Colo.XD
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
BDSP
N/A PokémonDollar.png5
SMUSUM
SwSh
N/A PokémonDollar.png2,000
SV PokémonDollar.png30,000 PokémonDollar.png7,500

Effect

Held item

Generation II

Moves targeted at the holder have an additional 20/256 (~8%) chance to miss.

Generation III onward

Bright Powder now reduces accuracy of moves targeting the holder by 10% of what their accuracy would be otherwise.

Description

Games Description
GSC Lowers the foe's accuracy. (HOLD)
RSEColo.XD A hold item that casts a glare to reduce accuracy.
FRLG An item to be held by a Pokémon. It casts a tricky glare that lowers the opponent's accuracy.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
An item to be held by a Pokémon. It casts a tricky glare that lowers the opponent's accuracy.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwShBDSP
An item to be held by a Pokémon. It casts a tricky glare that lowers the opposing Pokémon's accuracy.
SV An item to be held by a Pokémon. This glittery powder casts a tricky glare that lowers the accuracy of opposing Pokémon's moves.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
GSC Held by Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres, and Mewtwo when traded from Generation I
RSE Battle Tower (35+ win streak)RS/Battle Frontier (64 BP)E
FRLG Trade
Colo. Mt. Battle (10,000 Poké Coupons)
XD Mt. Battle (8,000 Poké Coupons)
DPPt Battle ParkDP/FrontierPt (48 BP)
HGSS Goldenrod Radio Tower Battle Frontier (48 BP)
BW Chargestone Cave Battle Subway (48 BP)
B2W2 Route 4W2, Anville Town Battle Subway/PWT (12 BP)
XY Battle Maison (48 BP)
ORAS Battle Maison (48 BP)
Held by wild Wurmple, wild Volbeat, and wild Illumise (5% chance each)
SMUSUM Route 5 (held by in-game trade BounsweetSM/NoibatUSUM) Battle Royal Dome (48 BP)
SwSh Glimwood Tangle
SwShIA Cram-o-matic (Bug: 32-40 points)
SwShCT Hidden recurring item (Ballimere Lake)
BDSP Battle Park (48 BP)
Held by wild Wurmple, wild Volbeat, and wild Illumise (5% chance each)
SV Delibird Presents (Cascarrafa Branch, after completing the main storyline)
Sparkling overworld item (Area Zero)

Distribution

As a held item
Games Event Language/Region Distribution period
RS Ancient & Aliens Week Sableye United States August 14 to 20, 2004
B2W2 Strongest Class Single Battle Garchomp Japanese September 15 to October 28, 2012
Strongest Class Garchomp Korean February 24 to May 5, 2013

Gallery

Artwork

Bag Bright Powder SV Sprite.png
Artwork from
Scarlet and Violet

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 光粉 Gwōngfán *
亮光之粉 Leuhnggwōng-jī Fán *
Mandarin 光粉 Guāngfěn *
亮光之粉 Liàngguāng-zhī Fěn *
France Flag.png French Poudre Claire*
Poudreclaire*
Germany Flag.png German Blendpuder
Italy Flag.png Italian Luminpolvere
South Korea Flag.png Korean 반짝가루 Banjjak Garu
Spain Flag.png Spanish Polvo Brillo

External links



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