PP Max

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If you were looking for the item with the same Japanese name, see Max Elixir.
PP Max
Point Max
PP Max
PP Max
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation III
Generation III Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation IV Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation V Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VI Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Generation VII Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Power 30

The PP Max (Japanese: ポイントマックス Point Max) is a type of vitamin introduced in Generation III. It raises the PP of a selected move to 8/5 of the move's base PP.

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
N/A PokémonDollar.png4900
SM N/A PokémonDollar.png5,000


When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, raises the PP of a selected move to 8/5 of the move's base PP. It also increases the Pokémon's friendship a little. It cannot be used on Sketch or a move which has already had its PP boosted by a PP Max or three PP Ups.

The PP Max is consumed upon use and cannot be used in battle.


Games Description
Raises the PP of a move to its maximum points.
FRLG Raises the PP of a selected move to its maximum level for one Pokémon.
It maximally raises the top PP of a selected move that has been learned by the target Pokémon.
A medicine that can optimally raise the maximum PP of a single move that has been learned by the target Pokémon.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
RSE Trick House (Seventh Puzzle), Magma HideoutE
FRLG Cape Brink
XD Citadark Isle
DPPt Routes 224, 226, 228Pt
HGSS Route 45, Diglett's Cave, Vermilion City
BW Pinwheel Forest, Relic Castle
Castelia City Pokémon Center (have outsider Pokémon from 40 different original Trainers)
B2W2 Routes 2 and 18, Abundant Shrine, Victory Road, Dragonspiral Tower Join Avenue (Raffle Shop)
Big Stadium and Small Court (defeat Veteran Arlen or Sayuri)
Hidden Grottoes
XY Sycamore Pokémon Lab (for a Poké Radar chain of 21-30)
Loto-ID Center (3 digits)
Secret Super Training (Lv. 8)
ORAS Route 119, Meteor Falls, Team Magma HideoutOR, Team Aqua HideoutAS Lilycove Department Store Pokémon Lottery Corner (3 digits)
Route 119 (5% chance after rematch with Brains & Brawn Jael & Kael), Meteor Falls (5% chance after rematch with Old Couple John & Jay), Victory Road (5% chance after rematch with Ace Duo Jude & Rory)
Secret Super Training (Lv. 8)
Secret Base ("Pick something up" with Secret Pal)
PMC Graffiti Eraser (all levels)
SM Route 15, Vast Poni Canyon, Mount Lanakila, Poni Plains Loto-ID Center (3 digits)
Battle Tree (win streak of 40)
Festival Plaza (Lottery shops)


  • The PP Max's English name is the same as the Japanese name of the Max Elixir.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese PP極限提升劑 PP Gihkhaahn Tàihsīngjaih
Mandarin PP極限提升劑 / PP极限提升剂 PP Jíxiàn Tíshēngjì
France Flag.png French PP Max
Germany Flag.png German AP-Top
Italy Flag.png Italian PP-Max
South Korea Flag.png Korean 포인트 맥스 Point Max
Spain Flag.png Spanish Máx. PP*
PP Máximos*

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