Buginium Z

From Bulbapedia, the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia.
Jump to: navigation, search
Buginium Z
ムシZ
Bug Z
Buginium Z
Buginium Z
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation VII
Pocket
Generation VII Bag Z-Crystals pocket icon.png Z-Crystals

The Buginium Z (Japanese: ムシZ Bug Z) is a type of Z-Crystal introduced in Pokémon Sun and Moon. It is the type-specific Z-Crystal associated with the Bug type and allows Pokémon to upgrade their Bug-type moves to Z-Moves.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
SMUSUM N/A N/A

Effect

Bag Buginium Z Sprite.png Bag item

Can create Buginium Z held items for Pokémon in the party.

Held Buginium Z Sprite.png Held item

In battle

Allows the holder to upgrade its Bug-type damaging moves to the Z-Move Savage Spin-Out or upgrade its Bug-type status moves into Z-Moves.

Unaffected by item negating effects (such as Embargo and Klutz). Item manipulating effects (such as Trick and Fling) cannot remove a Z-Crystal from a Pokémon.

Multitype changes an Arceus holding this item to its Bug-type form. Rayquaza cannot Mega Evolve if it holds a Z-Crystal.

Outside of battle

A held Buginium Z is automatically removed if the Pokémon is traded between players.

Multitype changes an Arceus holding this item to its Bug-type form.

Description

Bag item

Games Description
SMUSUM It converts Z-Power into crystals that upgrade Bug-type moves to Bug-type Z-Moves.

Held item

Games Description
SMUSUM This is a crystallized form of Z-Power. It upgrades Bug-type moves to Z-Moves.

Acquisition

Games Method
SM Shady House (after defeating Guzma)
USUM Shady House (after defeating Guzma)

In the anime

A Buginium Z in the anime

A full set of type-specific Z-Crystals, including the Buginium Z, appeared in SM109, where Hapu allowed Ash to choose his grand trial prize from them.

A Buginium Z appeared in SM114, where it was one of the Z-Crystals stolen by a Pheromosa.

A full set of replicas of the type-specific Z-Crystals, including the Buginium Z, appeared in A Team-on-Team Tussle!, where they were shown to Ash and his classmates by Professor Kukui.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 蟲Z Chùhng-Z
Mandarin 蟲Z / 虫Z Chong-Z
France Flag.png French Insectozélite
Germany Flag.png German Insectium Z
Italy Flag.png Italian Insectium Z
South Korea Flag.png Korean 벌레Z Beolle-Z
Spain Flag.png Spanish Insectostal Z

External links


Project ItemDex logo.png This item article is part of Project ItemDex, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on all items.