X Sp. Def

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X Sp. Def
スペシャルガード
Special Guard
X Sp. Def
X Sp. Def
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation IV
Pocket
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Generation VII Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Fling
Power 30

The X Sp. Def (Japanese: スペシャルガード Special Guard) is a type of battle item introduced in Generation IV. It temporarily boosts the Special Defense stat.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
PokémonDollar.png350 PokémonDollar.png175
SMUSUM PokémonDollar.png2,000 PokémonDollar.png1,000

Effect

Generations IV to VI

Raises the Special Defense of a Pokémon currently in battle by 1 level. In Generation VI, it also increases the Pokémon's friendship a little.

Generation VII

Raises the Special Defense of a Pokémon currently in battle by 2 levels. It also increases the Pokémon's friendship a little.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
An item that raises the Sp. Def stat of a Pokémon in battle. It wears off if the Pokémon is withdrawn.
XYORAS An item that boosts the Sp. Def stat of a Pokémon during a battle. It wears off once the Pokémon is withdrawn.
SMUSUM An item that sharply boosts the Sp. Def stat of a Pokémon during a battle. It wears off once the Pokémon is withdrawn.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
DPPt Route 205Pt Veilstone Department Store
HGSS Team Rocket HQ Goldenrod and Celadon Department Stores
PW Suburban Area, Town Outskirts
BW Nacrene City, Shopping Mall Nine
B2W2 Castelia Sewers Nacrene City, Shopping Mall Nine
Join Avenue (Market)
XY Route 7, Frost Cavern Santalune City Poké Mart
ORAS Slateport City Poké Mart, Lilycove Department Store (Level 3)
SM Ula'ula Meadow Route 2, Route 8, and Hau'oli City Poké Marts
Festival Plaza (Goody shops)
USUM Paniola Ranch, Ula'ula Meadow, Vast Poni Canyon Route 2, Route 5, Route 8, and Hau'oli City Poké Marts
Festival Plaza (Goody shops)

Wonder Launcher

Bag X Sp. Def WL Sprite.png Bag X Sp. Def 2 Sprite.png Bag X Sp. Def 3 Sprite.png Bag X Sp. Def 6 Sprite.png The X Sp. Def appears as four Wonder Launcher items, increasing the Defense stat by 1, 2, 3 or 6 levels. It costs 3, 5, 7, or 11 points to use respectively.

In other languages

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Reason: Chinese and Korean transcriptions, Portuguese.
Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 特防强化
Mandarin 特防強化
France Flag.png French Déf. Spé. +
Germany Flag.png German X-Spezial-Vert.
Italy Flag.png Italian Dif. Speciale X
South Korea Flag.png Korean 스페셜가드
Spain Flag.png Spanish Def. Especial X


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