Destiny Knot

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Destiny Knot
あかいいと
Red Thread
Destiny Knot
Destiny Knot
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation IV
Pocket
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 10

The Destiny Knot (Japanese: あかいいと Red Thread) is a type of held item introduced in Generation IV.

In the core series

Price

Games Cost Sell price
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
N/A PokémonDollar.png100
SM N/A PokémonDollar.png2,000

Effect

Held item

In battle

If the holder becomes infatuated, the foe that the holder is in love with becomes infatuated as well.

Outside of battle

From Generation VI on, if held by a Pokémon in Day Care or Nursery, five of the parents' combined twelve IVs will be passed down to the child.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS A long, thin, bright red string to be held by a Pokémon. If the holder becomes infatuated, the foe does too.
BWB2W2 A long, thin, bright-red string to be held by a Pokémon. If the holder becomes infatuated, the foe does too.
XYORAS
SM
An item to be held by a Pokémon. If the holder becomes infatuated, the opposing Pokémon will be, too.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
DPPt Route 224
HGSS Route 27
BW Opelucid City
B2W2 Castelia City
XY Hotel Cyllage, Lumiose City (from Beauty Aimee after defeating her)
ORAS Sea Mauville (10% chance to receive from Young Couple Lois & Hal after a rematch)
Any Contest Hall (from fan after winning Master Rank)
Pickup (Lv. 51+) (1% chance)
PMC* Graffiti Eraser, Lv. 1
SM Battle Royal Dome (48 BP)
Pickup (Any level) (1% chance)

In other languages

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese あかいいと Red Thread
Chinese Cantonese 紅線 Hùhngsin
Mandarin 紅線 / 红线 Hóngxiàn
France Flag.png French Nœud Destin
Germany Flag.png German Fatumknoten
Italy Flag.png Italian Destincomune
South Korea Flag.png Korean 빨간실 Ppalgan Sil
Spain Flag.png Spanish Lazo Destino

External links


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