Misty Seed

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Misty Seed
ミストシード
Mist Seed
Bag Misty Seed Sprite.png
Misty Seed
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation VII
Pocket
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Generation VIII Bag Other Items pocket icon.png Other Items
Generation IX Bag Other Items pocket icon.png Other Items
Fling
Power 10

The Misty Seed (Japanese: ミストシード Mist Seed) is a type of consumable held item introduced in Generation VII. It boosts the holder's Special Defense in Misty Terrain.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
SMUSUM
SwSh
N/A PokémonDollar.png2,000
SV PokémonDollar.png20,000 PokémonDollar.png5,000

Effect

If a Pokémon is holding a Misty Seed while the field is Misty Terrain, it consumes the Misty Seed and its Special Defense is increased by one stage. The Misty Seed is consumed even if the holder is not otherwise affected by the terrain (i.e. it is not grounded or in the semi-invulnerable turn of a move). It is not consumed if the holder already has +6 Special Defense stat stages (unless its Ability is Contrary, in which case it will not activate if the holder has -6 Special Defense stat stages).

If the terrain is changed to Misty Terrain by Misty Surge, then immediately changed by another terrain-changing Ability, the Seed is consumed before the other Ability activates; however, if a Pokémon that holds a Misty Seed and has a terrain-changing Ability is switched in during Misty Terrain, its Ability activates before its held Seed can. Magic Room and Embargo fade before terrain does, so if Misty Terrain would dissipate on the same turn as Magic Room or Embargo, the Seed will activate before the terrain dissipates. If multiple Pokémon each hold a Misty Seed when the field becomes Misty Terrain, each Pokémon will consume the Misty Seed before Symbiosis transfers any item (including Misty Seeds).

If a held Misty Seed did not activate because its holder's Special Defense is already at +6 (or -6 in the case of Contrary), it will not activate for its current holder until the terrain is changed or its holder takes damage (unless the holder is switched out).

Description

Games Description
SMUSUM An item to be held by a Pokémon. It boosts Sp. Defense on Misty Terrain. It can only be used once.
SwSh An item to be held by a Pokémon. It boosts Sp. Def on Misty Terrain. It can only be used once.
SV An item to be held by a Pokémon. If the terrain becomes Misty Terrain, the holder will use this seed to boost its own Sp. Def stat.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
SMUSUM Poni Gauntlet Held by wild Comfey (5% chance)
SwSh Slumbering Weald Held by wild Weezing (5% chance)
SwShIA Cram-o-matic (Fairy: 22-30 points)
SV Delibird Presents (Cascarrafa Branch, after completing the main storyline)
Sparkling overworld item (West Province (Area Three))

Distribution

As a held item
Games Event Language/Region Distribution period
USUM Poni Island Shiny Tapu Fini All May 21 to June 28, 2019
June 11 to July 30, 2019

Gallery

Artwork

Bag Misty Seed SV Sprite.png
Artwork from
Scarlet and Violet

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 薄霧種子 Bohkmouh Júngjí
Mandarin 薄霧種子 / 薄雾种子 Bówù Zhǒngzǐ
France Flag.png French Graine Brume
Germany Flag.png German Nebel-Samen
Italy Flag.png Italian Nebbiaseme
South Korea Flag.png Korean 미스트시드 Mist Seed
Spain Flag.png Spanish Semilla Bruma

External links




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