Meadow Plate

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Meadow Plate
みどりのプレート
Verdure Plate
Meadow Plate
Meadow Plate
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation IV
Pocket
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Fling
Power 90

The Meadow Plate (Japanese: みどりのプレート Verdure Plate) is a type of held item introduced in Generation IV. It is one of the Plates, which are associated with Arceus.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
N/A PokémonDollar.png500

Effect

In battle

Boosts the power of the holder's Grass-type moves by 20%. If the holder uses Judgment, it becomes a Grass-type move.

Multitype changes an Arceus holding this item to its Grass-type form. From Generation V onward, item-manipulating effects (such as Trick and Fling) cannot give Arceus a Plate or remove a Plate from Arceus. (In Generation IV, item-manipulating effects cannot affect Pokémon with Multitype.)

Outside of battle

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

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
An item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a stone tablet the boosts the power of Grass-type moves.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
An item to be held by a Pokémon. It's a stone tablet that boosts the power of Grass-type moves.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
DPPt Route 210, The Underground
HGSS S.S. Aqua (from the captain after obtaining all 16 Gym Badges)
BW Abyssal Ruins
B2W2 Abyssal Ruins
XY Route 20
ORAS Route 130 (underwater)
SM Hau'oli City Shopping District
USUM Hau'oli City Shopping District

Appearance

This is the appearance of the Meadow Plate in the Sinnoh Underground.

Mine Meadow Plate.png
Meadow Plate

In spin-off games

Meadow Plate in Pokémon: Magikarp Jump

Pokémon: Magikarp Jump

In Pokémon: Magikarp Jump, Meadow Plate is a Friendship Item that can be purchased for 450Magikarp Jump Diamond.png. It summons Rowlet as a helper Pokémon.

In the anime

Plates in the anime

The Meadow Plate, alongside the other 15 Plates at the time, appeared in Arceus and the Jewel of Life, where Arceus used them to change its type, and almost died when it lost all of the Plates after having destroyed a meteor that endangered the land that would become Michina Town. Damos found one of these lost Plates and returned it to Arceus, giving it the strength to recall the other 15 Plates. That act earned its trust and prompted it to detach the Earth Plate, Splash Plate, Meadow Plate, Zap Plate, and Draco Plate in the form of the Jewel of Life so Damos could make the land flourish. The Meadow Plate was included in the Jewel of Life to represent grass and other plant life.

In the manga

The Plates in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

The Plates first appeared in the HeartGold & SoulSilver chapter, in which Petrel was collecting them for Team Rocket's plan. After Silver stole the few Plates he had managed to find, Petrel decided to let him gather all 16 Plates, just to get them back at once later. With his Weavile leaving messages for Sneasel and Weavile across Johto, Silver soon indeed gathered all 16 Plates for himself. At the Sinjoh Ruins, Gold surrendered the Plates to Archer, who used them to seemingly take control of Arceus, ordering it to recreate Dialga, Palkia, and Giratina. When the Pokédex holders used their Pokémon's ultimate attacks to stop the creation, all the Plates were absorbed by Arceus.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 碧綠石板 Bīkluhk Sehkbáan *
碧綠板塊 Bīkluhk Báanfaai *
Mandarin 碧綠石板 / 碧绿石板 Bìlǜ Shíbǎn *
碧綠板塊 Bìlǜ Bǎnkuài *
France Flag.png French Plaque Herbe
Germany Flag.png German Wiesentafel
Italy Flag.png Italian Lastraprato
South Korea Flag.png Korean 초록플레이트 Green Plate
Spain Flag.png Spanish Tabla Pradal
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Phiến thạch Xanh ngắt

External links


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