HP Up

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HP Up
マックスアップ
Max Up
Bag HP Up Sprite.png
HP Up
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation I
Pocket
Generation I Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items
Generation II Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items
Generation III Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items
Generation IV Bag Medicine HGSS pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation V Bag Medicine HGSS pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VI Bag Medicine HGSS pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VII Bag Medicine HGSS pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VIII Bag Other Items SwSh pocket icon.png Other Items
Generation IX Bag Other Items SwSh pocket icon.png Other Items
Fling
Power 30

The HP Up (Japanese: マックスアップ Max Up) is a type of vitamin introduced in Generation I. It increases the HP of a Pokémon.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
RGBY/RBY
GSC
RSEFRLG
Colo.XD
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
PokémonDollar.png9,800 PokémonDollar.png4,900
SMUSUM
SwSh
PokémonDollar.png10,000 PokémonDollar.png5,000
BDSP PokémonDollar.png9,800 PokémonDollar.png4,900
SV PokémonDollar.png10,000 PokémonDollar.png2,500

In Hoenn, HP Up costs PokémonDollar.png4900 during the Energy Guru sale.

At Join Avenue's Market, HP Up can be bought in dozens at PokémonDollar.png99960 each, which equates to PokémonDollar.png8330 per bottle.

Effect

Generation I to II

When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, adds 2560 HP Stat Experience to the target Pokémon per use, until it has 25600 HP Stat Experience. In Generation II, it also increases the Pokémon's friendship a little.

The HP Up is consumed upon use and cannot be used in battle.

Generation III to VII

When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, adds 10 HP EVs to the target Pokémon per use, until it has 100 HP EVs. It also increases the Pokémon's friendship a little.

The HP Up is consumed upon use and cannot be used in battle.

Generation VIII onward

HP Up can now be used even on a Pokémon that has 100 HP EVs or more, allowing the HP EVs to be raised to the single-stat cap of 252 or the total cap of 510 this way.

Description

Games Description
Stad Increases the maximum HP of the selected Pokémon.
GSC
RSColo.
Raises the HP of one Pokémon.
FRLG A nutritious drink for Pokémon. It raises the base HP of one Pokémon.
EXD Raises the base HP of one Pokémon.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
A nutritious drink for Pokémon. It raises the base HP of a single Pokémon.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
A nutritious drink for Pokémon. When consumed, it raises the base HP of a single Pokémon.
SwShBDSP A nutritious drink for Pokémon. When consumed, it raises the HP base points of a single Pokémon.
SV A nutritious drink for Pokémon. This drink increases base points for a Pokémon's HP stat.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
RBY
RGBY
Route 2, Mt. Moon, Power Plant, Rocket Hideout, Silph Co., Pokémon Tower Celadon Department Store (except Japanese Pokémon Red and Green)
GSC Routes 4 and 35, Bell TowerC, Burned Tower, Victory RoadC, Vermilion City
Route 30 (after defeating Youngster Joey in fourth rematch)C
Celadon Department Store, Goldenrod Department Store
Battle Tower (×5 - win 7 battles in a row)C, Goldenrod Radio Tower (5 Blue Card points)C
Mystery Gift
RSE Routes 111, 116, 121, and 127, Artisan CaveE
Favor LadyE
Battle Frontier Poké MartE, Lilycove Department Store, Slateport City (Energy Guru)
Slateport City (1000 Berry Powder)E, Battle Tower (streak of 7-35)RS, Battle Frontier (1 BP)E
Pickup
FRLG Silph Co., Pokémon Mansion, Ruin Valley Celadon Department Store
Cerulean City (1000 Berry Powder)
Colo. Shadow PKMN Lab Agate Poké Mart
XD ONBS, Cipher Key Lair Phenac Poké Mart
Pickup
DPPt Routes 204, 213Pt, 215Pt, 216, 225, and 230DP, Mt. CoronetDP, Lake Valor, Iron Island, Victory RoadPt Veilstone Department Store
Battle ParkDP/Battle FrontierPt (1 BP)
HGSS Routes 4, 35, and 38, Bell Tower, Burned Tower, Mt. Mortar, Victory Road, Rock Tunnel Celadon Department Store, Goldenrod Department Store, Safari Zone Gate shop
Route 30 (after defeating Youngster Joey in a rematch)
Goldenrod Radio Tower (30 Blue Card points), Battle Frontier (1 BP)
BW Routes 3 and 9, Chargestone Cave, Village Bridge
Passerby Analytics HQ (complete survey about TV and movies)
Shopping Mall Nine
Battle Subway (1 BP)
Anville Town (lost-and-found)
B2W2 Routes 9, 11, 15, and 23, Dreamyard, Pinwheel Forest, Castelia SewersSpringSummer, Mistralton City, Clay Tunnel
Passerby Analytics HQ (complete survey about TV and movies)
Shopping Mall Nine, Join Avenue (Market)
Battle Subway/PWT (1 BP), Black Tower/White Treehollow (Area 1-5 reward)
Anville Town (lost-and-found)
DW Spooky Manor
XY Routes 8, 15, and 19 Laverre City Poké Mart
Battle Maison (2 BP)
Lost Hotel (shaking trash cans)
ORAS Routes 111, 116, 121, and 127, Battle Resort Lilycove Department Store, Slateport City (Energy Guru)
Battle Maison (2 BP)
PMC Graffiti Eraser (Lv. 3)
SMUSUM Royal Avenue, Resolution Cave, Team Rocket's CastleUSUM Mount Hokulani Poké Mart
Big Wave BeachUSUM, Battle Royal Dome (2 BP)
Festival Plaza (Haunted houses, PharmacySUS)
Battle Buffet (35-49 points)
SwSh Wyndon Poké Mart (south)
Hammerlocke (2 BP)
SwShIoA Vending machine in Master Dojo (after upgrading it)
BDSP Routes 204, 216, 225, and 230, Mt. Coronet, Lake Valor, Iron Island Veilstone Department Store
Battle Park (1 BP)
SV Chansey Supply

In the anime

Vitamins in the anime

In The Clubsplosion Begins!, a full set of vitamins (excluding PP Up and PP Max) were announced to be the prize for the Clubsplosion tournament, like how the set of wings was the prize for the Club Battle tournament. They were won by Stephan.

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

Red, Green & Blue chapter

In Wartortle Wars, Red tried to use an "HP Up" sold to him by Green on Pika, but, like with all the other items she had sold him, it proved to be fake and ineffective.

HeartGold & SoulSilver chapter

In Weavile Wobbles But It Won't Fall Down, several kinds of vitamins were seen being sold at the Safari Zone Gate.

Trivia

  • HP Up appears to be consumable by humans, as indicated by a Hiker in Johto Route 45 saying that he drinks HP Up.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese HP增強劑 HP Jāngkèuhngjaih *
HP提升劑 HP Tàihsīngjāi *
HP增加劑 HP Jānggājaih *
全力出擊 Chyùhnlihk Chēutgīk *
Mandarin HP增強劑 / HP增强剂 HP Zēngqiángjì *
HP提升劑 / HP提升剂 HP Tíshēngjì *
HP增加劑 / HP增加剂 HP Zēngjiājì *
Denmark Flag.png Danish HP-øgning*
HP op*
Finland Flag.png Finnish Palautus
France Flag.png French PV Plus
Germany Flag.png German KP-Plus
Italy Flag.png Italian PS-Su
South Korea Flag.png Korean 맥스업 Max Up
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Elevador de HP
Spain Flag.png Spanish Más PS
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Öka HP*
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Tăng Tối Đa




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