Pure Incense

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Pure Incense
Purify Incense
Bag Pure Incense Sprite.png
Pure Incense
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation IV
Generation IV Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items
Generation V Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items (Held items)
Generation VI Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items
Generation VII Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items
Generation VIII Bag Other Items SwSh pocket icon.png Other Items
Power 10

The Pure Incense (Japanese: きよめのおこう Purify Incense) is a type of held item introduced in Generation IV. It allows Chimecho to produce Chingling Eggs. In the overworld, its effect is identical to the Cleanse Tag.

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
DPPtHGSS N/A PokémonDollar.png4800
PokémonDollar.png9,600 PokémonDollar.png4,800
PokémonDollar.png6,000 PokémonDollar.png3,000
BDSP N/A PokémonDollar.png4,800


In the overworld

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Reason: Does it apply if the holder is fainted?
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If held by the first member in the player's party, it lowers the encounter rate of wild Pokémon by a third.


If held by either parent of a pairing in Pokémon Day Care or the Pokémon Nursery that would produce a Chimecho Egg, a Chingling Egg is produced instead.


Games Description
An item to be held by a Pokémon. It helps keep wild Pokémon away if the holder is the first one in the party.
An item to be held by a Pokémon. It helps keep wild Pokémon away if the holder is the head of the party.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
DPPt Route 221
HGSS Mt. Silver
BW Driftveil Market (post-National Pokédex)
B2W2 Driftveil Market
XY Coumarine City Incense shop
ORAS Slateport City Market
SMUSUM Konikoni City Incense stall
SwSh Hulbury Incense merchant
BDSP Route 221



Bag Pure Incense SV Sprite.png
Unused artwork from
Scarlet and Violet

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 潔淨薰香 Gitjehng Fānhēung
Mandarin 潔淨薰香 / 洁净薰香 Jiéjìng Xūnxiāng
France Flag.png French Encens Pur
Germany Flag.png German Scheuchrauch
Italy Flag.png Italian Puroaroma
South Korea Flag.png Korean 순결의향로 Sungyeol-ui Hyangno
Spain Flag.png Spanish Incienso puro

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