Zygarde Cube

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Zygarde Cube
Zygarde Cube
Bag Zygarde Cube Sprite.png
Zygarde Cube
Obtain sprite from Generation VII
Introduced in Generation VII
Generation VII Bag Key items pocket icon.png Key items
Generation VIII Bag Key items pocket icon.png Key items (SwSh)

The Zygarde Cube (Japanese: ジガルデキューブ Zygarde Cube) is a Key Item introduced in Generation VII. It holds Zygarde Cells and Cores.

A Reassembly Unit can use the Cells and Cores in the Zygarde Cube to assemble a new Zygarde. The Zygarde Cube can also memorize the moves retained by Cores it takes in and teach them to any Zygarde.

The Zygarde Cube was apparently found by Professor Sycamore.

In the core series games


Generation VII

The Zygarde Cube stores Zygarde Cells and Cores for the player to use with the Reassembly Unit. The Zygarde Cube can hold a maximum of 999 Cells and Cores (by using the Reassembly Unit's separation function).

In Pokémon Sun and Moon, Cells and Cores can be found in most locations in Alola, but none are present until the player obtains the Zygarde Cube. There are 95 Cells and 5 Cores to be found across the Alola region. They appear as small sparks of light on the ground, with Cells shining green and Cores shining pink. If the Zygarde Cube is full, the player can still collect Cells and Cores from the field.

If the player selects the "Check" option on the Zygarde Cube, it will tell them how many Cells and Cores they have collected from the locations in their game and how many they currently have in total. As the player reaches certain collection milestones, Dexio and Sina will contact the player to explain the Zygarde Cube, Cells, and Cores.

In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, no Zygarde Cells or Cores are found in the field, and the player obtains the Zygarde Cube after catching the 50% Forme Zygarde in Resolution Cave and obtaining a 10% Forme Zygarde from Dexio afterwards, with the Cube already containing 40 Cells and Cores when obtained. This effectively gives the player 100 Cells and Cores to use with the Reassembly Unit (if they separate at least one of the Zygarde).

Cell locations in Sun and Moon
Main article: Zygarde Cell → Locations
Teachable moves
Main article: Zygarde Core

The Zygarde Cube can teach five moves to Zygarde. In Pokémon Sun and Moon, the player must find specific Zygarde Cores to be able to teach each move. In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, all five moves are teachable as soon as the Zygarde Cube is received.

Generation VIII

The Zygarde Cube no longer teaches Zygarde moves. Zygarde can instead learn its signature moves any time as level 1 moves via Jack's Move Reminding service, and Dragon Dance via TR51; it is no longer possible for it to learn Extreme Speed in Generation VIII. The Zygarde Cube can be used to change Zygarde's form between its 10% and 50% Formes and to change its Ability between Aura Break and Power Construct (Ability Capsules and Ability Patches have no effect on Zygarde).


Games Description
An item to store Zygarde Cores and Cells. You can also use it to teach Zygarde moves.
SwSh* An item in which Zygarde Cores and Cells are gathered. You can also use it to change Zygarde's forms.


Games Method
SM Heahea City (defeat DexioS/SinaM)
USUM Route 16 (defeat Dexio, after catching Zygarde in Resolution Cave)
SwSh Stow-on-Side (from the bargain shop keeper, if the player owns a Zygarde)


Zygarde Cube Key Zygarde Cube Sprite.png Key Zygarde Cell Sprite.png Key Zygarde Core Sprite.png
Bag sprite from
Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
Obtain sprite from
Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
Zygarde Cell obtain sprite from
Sun and Moon
Zygarde Core obtain sprite from
Sun and Moon

In the spin-off games

Pokémon GO

Zygarde Cube in Pokémon GO

The Zygarde Cube allows the player to store up to 250 Zygarde Cells, which can be used to change Zygarde's form.


Games Description
GO An item in which Zygarde Cells are gathered. You can use it to change Zygarde's form. It can hold up to 250 Zygarde Cells.


The Zygarde Cube can only be obtained by completing 3/8 of the Special Research set From A to Zygarde.

In the manga

The Zygarde Cube in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon arc

The Zygarde Cube first appeared in Confusion and Monsters from Another World. Sun was hired by Sina and Dexio to assist them in finding the remaining Cells and Cores of Zygarde scattered across Alola. To aid him in this job, Dexio gave Sun the Zygarde Cube in order to store any Cells and Cores he could find.


  • Despite being called a cube, the Zygarde Cube far more closely resembles a truncated octahedron.
    • Both, however, can be seen to exhibit octahedral symmetry, as can be seen by comparing the squares on the Zygarde Cube and the fact they can be made to align perfectly with the faces of an actual cube.
  • In Pokémon Sun and Moon, a Zygarde Core can be found at each island kahuna's home.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 基格爾德多面體 Gēigaakyíhdāk Dōmihntái
Mandarin 基格爾德多面體 / 基格尔德多面体 Jīgé'ěrdé Duōmiàntǐ
France Flag.png French Boîte Zygarde
Germany Flag.png German Zygarde-Würfel
Hungary Flag.png Hungarian Zygarde Kocka
Italy Flag.png Italian Teca Zygarde
South Korea Flag.png Korean 지가르데큐브 Zygarde Cube
Russia Flag.png Russian Куб Зайгарда Kub Zaygarda
Spain Flag.png Spanish Arca de Zygarde

See also

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