Groundium Z

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Groundium Z
ジメンZ
Ground Z
Groundium Z
Groundium Z
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation VII
Pocket
Generation VII Bag Z-Crystals pocket icon.png Z-Crystals

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

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
SMUSUM N/A N/A

Effect

Bag Groundium Z Sprite.png Bag item

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

Held Groundium Z Sprite.png Held item

In battle

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

Outside of battle

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

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

Description

Bag item

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

Held item

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

Acquisition

Games Method
SM Vast Poni Canyon (from Hapu for defeating her in the Poni Island grand trial)
USUM Exeggutor Island (from Hapu for defeating her in the Poni Island grand trial)

In the anime

Z-Crystal replicas in the anime

A full set of replicas of the type-specific Z-Crystals, including the Groundium 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 地面Z Deihmín-Z
Mandarin 地面Z Dìmiàn-Z
France Flag.png French Terrazélite
Germany Flag.png German Terrium Z
Italy Flag.png Italian Terrium Z
South Korea Flag.png Korean 땅Z Ttang-Z
Spain Flag.png Spanish Geostal Z

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