Dragonium Z

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Dragonium Z
Dragon Z
Bag Dragonium Z Sprite.png
Dragonium Z
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation VII
Generation VII Bag Z-Crystals pocket icon.png Z-Crystals

The Dragonium Z (Japanese: ドラゴンZ Dragon Z) is a type of Z-Crystal introduced in Pokémon Sun and Moon. It is the type-specific Z-Crystal associated with the Dragon type and allows Pokémon to upgrade their Dragon-type moves to Z-Moves.

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price


Bag Dragonium Z Sprite.png Bag item

Can create Dragonium Z held items for the player's Pokémon.

Held Dragonium Z Sprite.png Held item

In battle

Allows the holder to upgrade its Dragon-type damaging moves to the Z-Move Devastating Drake or upgrade its Dragon-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 Dragon-type form. Rayquaza cannot Mega Evolve if it holds a Z-Crystal.

Outside of battle

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

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


Bag item

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

Held item

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


Games Method
SMUSUM Vast Poni Canyon (reward for completing the trial)

In the anime

A Dragonium Z in the anime

In Showdown on Poni Island!, Gladion was shown to have obtained a Dragonium Z. He used it to have his Lycanroc perform Devastating Drake to defeat Ash's Lycanroc.

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

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

In the TCG

A Dragonium Z card

The following is a list of cards named or including Dragonium Z.

Dragonium Z
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a green background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Dragonium Z: Dragon Claw I Cosmic Eclipse Uncommon 190/236 SM-P Promotional cards   359/SM-P

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 龍Z Lùhng-Z
Mandarin 龍Z / 龙Z Lóng-Z
France Flag.png French Dracozélite
Germany Flag.png German Dracium Z
Italy Flag.png Italian Draconium Z
South Korea Flag.png Korean 드개곤Z Dragon-Z
Poland Flag.png Polish Dragonium Z
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Dragonium Z
Spain Flag.png Spanish Dracostal Z

External links

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