Card Key (Kanto)

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Card Key
Card Key
Bag Card Key III Sprite.pngBag Card Key Sprite.png
Card Key
Artwork from Pokémon Red and Green
Introduced in Generation I
Generation I Bag Key Items HGSS pocket icon.png Key items
Generation III Bag Key Items HGSS pocket icon.png Key items (FRLGE)
Generation VII Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items (PE)

The Card Key (Japanese: カードキー Card Key) is a Key Item introduced in Generation I. It is used to open locked doors inside the Silph Co. office building in Saffron City.

In the games


Games Cost Sell price


The Card Key opens various locked doors in the Silph Co. building, allowing the player to reach Giovanni on the top floor.


Games Description
Stad The security card key for opening doors in a certain building.
FRLG A card-type key that unlocks doors in Silph Co.'s Head Office in Saffron City.
E A card-type door key used in Silph Co's office.
PE A card key that unlocks doors in Silph Co.'s head office in Saffron City.


Games Method
Silph Co. 5F
PE Silph Co. 5F (from Trace after defeating Archer)

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 鑰匙卡 Yeuhksìhká *
電子鎖 Dihnjí Só *
Mandarin 鑰匙卡 Yàoshíkǎ
France Flag.png European French Carte Magnétique *
Carte Magn. *
Germany Flag.png German Schlüsselkarte *
Türöffner *
Italy Flag.png Italian Apriporta
South Korea Flag.png Korean 카드키 Card Key
Spain Flag.png European Spanish Llave Magnética

See also

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