Electrium Z

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

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

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price


Bag Electrium Z Sprite.png Bag item

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

Held Electrium Z Sprite.png Held item

In battle

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

Outside of battle

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

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


Bag item

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

Held item

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


Games Method
SM Demo Ten Carat Hill (reward from Kukui after defeating Totem Hakamo-o)
SMUSUM Hokulani Observatory (reward for completing Sophocles's trial)



Electrium Z artwork.png
Artwork from
Sun and Moon

In the anime

An Electrium Z in the anime

In Alola to New Adventure!, Ash received an Electrium Z with his Z-Ring from Tapu Koko. It shattered after Ash performed Gigavolt Havoc with Pikachu in the following episode. In To Top a Totem!, it was revealed that Tapu Koko had taken both the Z-Ring and the Electrium Z from Hala.

In Trial and Tribulation!, Ash obtained another Electrium Z from Tapu Koko. It had swapped it with the Fightinium Z that he was supposed to receive from Hala as a reward for completing his Melemele grand trial. In 10,000,000 Reasons to Fight!, this specific Electrium Z was revealed to have the unique ability to temporarily transform into a Pikashunium Z. This transformation reoccurred in A Battle Hand-Off! and From Z to Shining Z!, with the latter transformation actually being permanent. The reason and cause for these transformations have not been explained.

Dia was revealed to have an Electrium Z in Parallel Friendships!. He uses it to perform Gigavolt Havoc with his partner, Zeraora.

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

Professor Kukui was revealed to own an Electrium Z in Z-Move Showdown!. He used in conjunction with Ash's Naganadel's Thunderbolt to perform a Gigavolt Havoc alongside Ash and Pikachu's own Gigavolt Havoc, which they used to defeat a Shiny Guzzlord attacking Manalo Stadium and send it away through an Ultra Wormhole.

A full set of replicas of the type-specific Z-Crystals, including the Electrium 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 電Z Dihn-Z
Mandarin 電Z / 电Z Diàn-Z
Denmark Flag.png Danish Elektrium Z
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Elektrium Z
Finland Flag.png Finnish Electrium Z
France Flag.png French Voltazélite
Germany Flag.png German Voltium Z
Italy Flag.png Italian Electrium Z
South Korea Flag.png Korean 전기Z Jeon-gi-Z
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Elektrium Z
Poland Flag.png Polish Elektrium Z
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Eletrium Z
Russia Flag.png Russian Электриум Z Electrium Z
Spain Flag.png Spanish Electrostal Z
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Elektrium Z

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