Repel

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Repel
むしよけスプレー
Repellent Spray
Repel
Repel
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation I
Pocket
Generation I Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation II Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation III Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation IV Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation V Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation VI Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation VII Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Fling
Power 30

The Repel (Japanese: むしよけスプレー Repellent Spray) is a type of item introduced in Generation I.

In the games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
RGBY/RBY
GSC
RSEFRLG
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
PokémonDollar.png350 PokémonDollar.png175
SM PokémonDollar.png400 PokémonDollar.png200

Effect

Generation I to II

When used from the Bag in the overworld, it prevents wild Pokémon with a lower level than the first member of the party from appearing for 100 steps.

Generation III to V

When used from the Bag in the overworld, it prevents wild Pokémon with a lower level than the first conscious member of the party from appearing for 100 steps.

Generation VI onward

When used from the Bag in the overworld, it prevents wild Pokémon with a lower level than the first member of the party from appearing for 100 steps.

Description

Games Description
Stad An aerosol spray that keeps wild Pokémon away.
GSC Repels weak Pokémon for 100 steps.
RSE Repels weak wild Pokémon for 100 steps.
FRLG Prevents weak wild Pokémon from appearing for 100 steps.
Colo.XD An item brought over from a faraway place.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
An item that prevents weak wild Pokémon from appearing for 100 steps after its use.
XYORAS An item that prevents any low-level wild Pokémon from jumping out at you for 100 steps after its use.
SM An item that prevents any low-level wild Pokémon from jumping out at you for a while.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
RGBY
RBY
Cerulean and Vermilion Poké Marts
GSC Route 32C
Purchased by the player's Mom
Azalea Poké Mart, Goldenrod Department Store, Mt. Moon Square shop
RSE Routes 116 and 117, Granite Cave Petalburg, Rustboro, Slateport, and Verdanturf Poké Marts, Lilycove Department Store
PickupE
FRLG Rock Tunnel Pewter, Cerulean, and Vermilion Poké Marts
DPPt Routes 203 and 205, Solaceon RuinsDP All Poké Marts (after obtaining 1 Badge), Veilstone Department Store, Celestic Town shop
Pickup
HGSS Route 32, Ilex Forest
Purchased by the player's Mom
All Poké Marts (after obtaining 1 Badge), Goldenrod Department Store, Mt. Moon Square shop, Celadon Department Store
Pickup
PW Rugged Road, Scary Cave
BW Route 3, Dreamyard, Mistralton CityW All Poké Marts (after obtaining 1 Badge), Shopping Mall Nine
Pickup
B2W2 Castelia City All Poké Marts (after obtaining 1 Badge), Shopping Mall Nine, Hidden Grottoes, Join Avenue (souvenir)
Pickup
DW Dream Park
XY Routes 4 and 16 All Poké Marts (after obtaining 1 Badge)
Pickup
ORAS Route 116, Granite Cave, Verdanturf Town All Poké Marts (after obtaining 1 Badge), Lilycove Department Store
Pickup
SM Route 2, Berry fields, Paniola Ranch All Poké Marts, Thrifty Megamart
Pickup

In the anime

In Cutting the Ties that Bind!, Scott uses a Repel to keep the Beedrill in the woods away.

In the manga

A Repel in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

A Bug Catcher was seen using a Repel before entering a forest full of Bug Pokémon in Wake Up—You’re Snorlax!.

A Repel made a brief appearance as one of the items in Red's Bag in A Hollow Victreebel.

In the TCG

Repel
Main article: Repel (Sun & Moon 130)

Repel was introduced as an Item card in the Pokémon Trading Card Game during the English Sun & Moon Series (the Japanese Sun & Moon Era) in the Sun & Moon expansion. It was also printed in the Japanese Sun & Moon Starter Set.

This Trainer card forces the player's opponent to switch one of their Active Pokémon with one of their Benched Pokémon.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 除蟲噴霧 Chèuihchùhng Panmouh
Mandarin 除蟲噴霧 / 除虫喷雾 Chúchóng Pēnwù
Finland Flag.png Finnish Karkotin
France Flag.png French Repousse
Germany Flag.png German Schutz
Italy Flag.png Italian Repellente
South Korea Flag.png Korean 벌레회피스프레이 Bŏlreh Hoepi Sŭpŭrei
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Repelente
Russia Flag.png Russian Репеллент Repellent
Spain Flag.png Spanish Repelente
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Thuốc xịt ngừa bọ

External links


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