Prof's Letter

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Prof's Letter
Dr.'s Letter
Bag Prof's Letter Sprite.png
Prof's Letter
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation VI
Generation VI Bag Key items pocket icon.png Key items
Generation VII Bag Key items pocket icon.png Key items

The Prof's Letter (Japanese: はかせのてがみ Dr.'s Letter) is a Key Item introduced in Generation VI. It is a letter Professor Sycamore wrote to the player's mother explaining the request he asked of her child.

In the core series games


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When given to the player's mother, she gives them her blessing, giving them a Town Map and Potion.


Games Description
A letter that Professor Sycamore wrote to your mother. A faint but pleasant perfume seems to cling to the paper.


Games Method
XY Aquacorde Town (from Tierno after receiving a first partner Pokémon and the Pokédex)

In the TCG

Professor's Letter
Main article: Professor's Letter (XY 123)

The Professor's Letter is an Item card in the Pokémon Trading Card Game during the English XY Series (the Japanese XY Era). First released in the XY expansion, this Item card allows the player to search their deck for up to 2 basic Energy cards, and, after revealing them to their opponent, add them to their hand. The player shuffles their deck afterward.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 博士的信 Boksih-dīk Seun
Mandarin 博士的信 Bóshì-de Xìn
France Flag.png French Lettre du Prof
Germany Flag.png German Brief vom Prof
Italy Flag.png Italian Lettera del Prof
South Korea Flag.png Korean 박사의편지 Baksa-ui Pyeonji
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Carta do Professor
Spain Flag.png Spanish Carta Profesor

See also

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