Mental Herb

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Mental Herb
メンタルハーブ
Mental Herb
Mental Herb
Mental Herb
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation III
Pocket
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Generation IV Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
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Fling
Power 10
Effect Cures the target of infatuation, Taunt, Encore, Torment, and Disable*

The Mental Herb (Japanese: メンタルハーブ Mental Herb) is a type of held item introduced in Generation III. It is an in-battle effect item that cures the holder of infatuation, and from Generation V onward, other mental effects.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
RSEFRLG
Colo.XD
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
N/A PokémonDollar.png50
SMUSUM
SwSh
N/A PokémonDollar.png2,000

Effect

Generations III and IV

If the holder is infatuated, it consumes the Mental Herb and is cured of infatuation.

If a Pokémon with Oblivious and holding a Mental Herb is infatuated, Oblivious will cure the Pokémon of infatuation before the Mental Herb has a chance to be consumed.

Generation V onward

If the holder is infatuated or affected by Taunt, Encore, Torment, or Disable (including from Cursed Body), it consumes the Mental Herb and is cured of all these effects.

If a Pokémon with Oblivious and holding a Mental Herb is infatuated or affected by Taunt, the Mental Herb will be consumed before Oblivious cures the Pokémon of infatuation or the Taunt. If a Pokémon holding a Mental Herb triggers Cursed Body or Cute Charm of multiple Pokémon with a single attack, the Mental Herb will be consumed immediately after the first Ability activates, so by the time the second Ability activates the holder no longer has a Mental Herb.

Description

Games Description
RSE
Colo.XD
A hold item that snaps Pokémon out of infatuation.
FRLG An item to be held by a Pokémon. It snaps the holder out of infatuation. It can be used once.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XY
An item to be held by a Pokémon. It snaps the holder out of infatuation. It can be used only once.
ORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
An item to be held by a Pokémon. The holder shakes off move-binding effects to move freely. It can be used only once.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
RSE Fortree City Battle Tower (streak of 35 or more)RS, Battle Frontier (48 BP)E
Colo. Mt. Battle (8,000 Poké Coupons)
XD Gateon Port (answer "Yes" to exactly two questions), Realgam Tower (Battle CD 23 completion prize) Mt. Battle (6,000 Poké Coupons)
DPPt Route 216
HGSS Route 7
BW Held by wild Sewaddle, wild Swadloon, and wild Leavanny (5% chance each)
B2W2 Held by wild Sewaddle, wild Swadloon, and wild Leavanny (5% chance each)
XY Route 20 Grass (in battles; using Petal Blizzard or Razor Leaf); Pokémon Village (shaking trash cans)
Held by wild Pancham (5% chance)
ORAS Fortree City Held by wild LotadAS, wild LombreAS, and wild Sewaddle (5% chance each)
SM Vast Poni Canyon (held by Totem Kommo-o) Battle Tree (24 BP)
Held by wild Pancham and wild Pangoro (5% chance each)
USUM Malie City Battle Tree (24 BP)
Held by wild Lombre, wild Pancham, and wild Pangoro (5% chance each)
SwSh Slumbering Weald Battle Tower (15 BP)
Held by wild Lotad, wild Lombre, wild Ludicolo, wild Pancham, and wild Pangoro (5% chance each)
Pickup

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 心靈香草 Sāmlìhng Hēungchóu
Mandarin 心靈香草 / 心灵香草 Xīnlíng Xiāngcǎo *
心靈藥草 Xīnlíng Yàocǎo *
France Flag.png French Herbe Mental
Germany Flag.png German Mentalkraut
Italy Flag.png Italian Mentalerba
South Korea Flag.png Korean 멘탈허브 Mental Herb
Spain Flag.png Spanish Hierba Mental*
Hier. Mental*

External links


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