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This page lists all Battle Items and other Held Items in Pokemon Sword and Shield. If you would like to know the effects of items that can be used for useful effects during Battle, as well as find out where they can be found, see the list below.

List of Trainer-Activated Battle Items

These battle items are selected by a trainer from the Items menu during a single turn of a battle. As with other items used in this way, they can't be used during competitive play, such as Ranked Battle and in the Battle Tower.

Item Effect
Ability Capsule Image Ability Capsule A capsule that allows a Pokemon with two Abilities to switch between these Abilities when it is used.
Currently Unavailable Ability Patch When used on a Pokémon, its Ability will change to its species’ Hidden Ability, if it has one.
Dire Hit Image Dire Hit An item that raises the critical-ratio greatly. It can be used only once and wears off if the Pokemon is withdrawn.
Eject Button Image Eject Button An item to be held by a Pokemon. If the holder is hit by an attack, it will be switched out of battle.
Guard Spec. Image Guard Spec. An item that prevents stat reduction among the Trainer's party Pokemon for five turns after it is used in battle.
Poke Doll Image Poke Doll A doll that attracts the attention of a Pokemon. It guarantees escape from any battle with wild Pokemon.
X Accuracy Image X Accuracy An item that sharply boosts the accuracy of a Pokemon during a battle. It wears off once the Pokemon is withdrawn.
X Attack Image X Attack An item that sharply boosts the Attack stat of a Pokemon during a battle. It wears off once the Pokemon is withdrawn.
X Defense Image X Defense An item that sharply boosts the Defense stat of a Pokemon during a battle. It wears off once the Pokemon is withdrawn.
X Sp. Atk Image X Sp. Atk An item that sharply boosts the SP.Atk stat of a Pokemon during a battle. It wears off once the Pokemon is withdrawn.
Currently Unavailable X Sp.Def An item that sharply boosts the Sp. Def stat of a Pokémon during a battle. It wears off once the Pokémon is withdrawn.
X Speed Image X Speed An item that sharply boosts the Speed stat of a Pokemon during a battle. It wears off once the Pokemon is withdrawn.

List of Held Battle Items

These items are held by a Pokemon to be take effect automatically when a certain condition is fulfilled. Held Battle Items can be used during competitive play, such as Ranked Battle and in the Battle Tower.

Item Effect
Absorb Bulb Image Absorb Bulb An item to be held by a Pokemon. It boosts Sp.Atk if hit with a Water-type attack. It can only be used once.
Adrenaline Orb Image Adrenaline Orb If held by a Pokemon, it boosts Speed when intimidated.
Air Balloon Image Air Balloon An item to be held by a Pokemon. The holder will float in the air until hit. Once hit, this item will burst.
Assault Vest Image Assault Vest An item to be held by a Pokemon. This offensive vest raises Sp.Def but prevents the use of status moves.
Big Root Image Big Root An item to be held by a Pokemon. It boosts the amount of HP the holder recovers from HP-stealing movcs.
Binding Band Image Binding Band An item to be held by a Pokemon. A band that increases the power of binding moves used by the holder.
Black Belt Image Black Belt Am item to be held by a Pokemon. This belt helps the wearer to focus and boosts the power of Fighting-type moves.
Black Glasses Image Black Glasses An item to be held by a Pokemon. A pair of shady-looking glasses that boost the power of Dark-type moves.
Black Sludge Image Black Sludge An item to be held by a Pokemon. It gradually restores HP to Poison-type Pokemon. It damage any other type.
Blunder Policy Image Blunder Policy Raises Speed sharply when a Pokemon misses with a move because of accuracy.
Bright Powder Image Bright Powder An item to be held by a Pokémon. It casts a tricky glare that lowers the opposing Pokémon's accuracy.
Cell Battery Image Cell Battery An item to be held by a Pokemon. It boosts Attack if hit with an Electric-type attack. It can only be used once.
Charcoal Image Charcoal An item to be held by a Pokémon. It’s a combustible fuel that boosts the power of Fire-type moves.
Choice Band Image Choice Band An item to be hled by a Pokemon. This curious headband boosts Attack but only allows the use of one move.
Choice Scarf Image Choice Scarf An item to be held by a Pokemon. This curious scarf boosts Speed but only allows the use of one move.
Choice Specs Image Choice Specs An item to be held by a Pokemon. These curious glasses boost Sp.Atk but only allow the use of one move.
Cleanse Tag Image Cleanse Tag An item to be held by a Pokemon. It helps keep wild Pokemon away if the holder is the head of the party.
Damp Rock Image Damp Rock An item to be held by a Pokemon. It extends the duration of the move Rain Dance when used by the holder.
Dragon Fang Image Dragon Fang An item to be held by a Pokémon. This hard and sharp fang boosts the power of Dragon-type moves.
Eject Pack Image Eject Pack Enables Pokemon with a lowered stat to switch out of battle.
Electric Seed Image Electric Seed An item to be held by a Pokemon. It boosts Defense on Electric Terrain. It can only be used once.
Eviolite Image Eviolite A mysterious Evolutionary lump. When held by a Pokemon that can still evolve, it raises both Defense and Sp.Def.
Expert Belt Image Expert Belt An item to be held by a Pokemon. It's a well-worn belt that slightly boosts the power of supereffective moves.
Flame Orb Image Flame Orb An item to be held by a Pokémon. It's a bizarre orb that will afflict the holder with a burn during battle.
Float Stone Image Float Stone An item to be held by a Pokemon. This very light stone reduces the weight of a Pokemon when held.
Focus Band Image Focus Band An item to be held by a Pokémon. The holder may endure a potential KO attack, leaving it with just 1 HP.
Focus Sash Image Focus Sash An item to be held by a Pokemon. If the holder has full HP, it will endure a potential KO attack with 1 HP. The item then disappears.
Grassy Seed Image Grassy Seed An item to be held by a Pokémon. It boosts Defense on Grassy Terrain. It can only be used once.
Grip Claw Image Grip Claw An item to be held by a Pokemon. It extends the duration of multi-turn attacks like Bind and Wrap.
Hard Rock Image Hard Rock An item to be held by a Pokemon. It's a durable stone that boosts the power of Rock-type moves.
Hard Stone Image Hard Stone An item to be held by a Pokémon. It's a durable stone that boosts the power of Rock-type moves.
Heat Rock Image Heat Rock An item to be held by a Pokemon. It extends the duration of the move Sunny Day when used by the holder.
Heavy-Duty Boots Image Heavy-Duty Boots These boots prevent the effects of traps set on the battlefield.
Icy Rock Image Icy Rock An item to be held by a Pokemon. It extends the duration of the move Hail when used by the holder.
Iron Ball Image Iron Ball An item to be held by a Pokemon. It lowers Speed and allows Ground-type moves to hit Flying-type and Levitating holders.
KingKing's Rock An item to be held by a Pokemon. When the holder successfully inflicts damage, the target may also flinch.
Lagging Tail Image Lagging Tail An item to be held by a Pokemon. It is tremendously heavy and makes the holder move slower than usual.
Leek Image Leek An item to be held by Farfetch'd. This very long and stiff stalk of leek boosts its critical-hit ratio.
Leftovers Image Leftovers An item to be held by a Pokemon. The holder's HP is slowly but steadiily restored throughout every battle.
Life Orb Image Life Orb An item to be held by a Pokémon. It boosts the power of moves, but at the cost of some HP on each hit.
Light Ball Image Light Ball An item to be held by Pikachu. It's a puzzling orb that boosts its Attack and Sp. Atk stats.
Light Clay Image Light Clay An item to be held by a Pokémon. Protective moves like Light Screen and Reflect will be effective longer.
Luminous Moss Image Luminous Moss An item to held by a Pokemon. It boosts Sp.Def if hit with a Water-type attack. It can only be used once.
Magnet Image Magnet An item to be held by a Pokemon. It's a powerful magnet that bootst the power of Electric-type moves.
Mental Herb Image Mental Herb An item to be held by a Pokemon. The holder shakes off move-binding effects to meve freely. It can be used only once.
Metronome Image Metronome An item to be held by a Pokémon. It boosts moves used consecutively but only until a different move is used.
Miracle Seed Image Miracle Seed An item to be held by a Pokemon. It's a seed imbued weth life force that boosts the power of Grass-type moves.
Misty Seed Image Misty Seed An item to be held by a Pokemon. It boosts Sp.Def on Misty Terrain. It can only be used once.
Muscle Band Image Muscle Band An item to be held by a Pokemon. This headband exudes strength, slightly boosting the power of physical moves.
Mystic Water Image Mystic Water An item to be held by a Pokémon. This teardrop-shaped gem boosts the power of Water-type moves.
Currently Unavailable Never-Melt Ice An item to be held by a Pokémon. It's a heat-repelling piece of ice that boosts the power of Ice-type moves.
Normal Gem Image Normal Gem A gem with an ordinary essence. When held, it strenghens the power of a Normal-type move one time.
Pixie Plate Image Pixie Plate Ån item to be held by a Pokemon. It's a stone tablet that boosts the power of Fairy-type moves.
Poison Barb Image Poison Barb An item to be held by a Pokémon. This small, poisonous barb boosts the power of Poison-type moves.
Power Herb Image Power Herb A single-use item to be held by a Pokémon. It allows the holder to immediately use a move that normally requires a turn to charge.
Protective Pads Image Protective Pads An item to be held by a Pokémon. These pads protect the holder from effects caused by making direct contact with the target.
Psychic Seed Image Psychic Seed An item to be held by a Pokemon. It boosts Sp.Def on Psychic Terrain. It can only be used once.
Currently Unavailable Quick Claw An item to be held by a Pokémon. This light, sharp claw lets the bearer move first occasionally.
Red Card Image Red Card An item to be held by a Pokemon. When the holder is hit by an attack, the attacker is removed from battle.
Ring Target Image Ring Target An item to be held by a Pokémon. Moves that normally have no effect will land on a Pokémon holding it.
Rocky Helmet Image Rocky Helmet An item to be held by a Pokemon. If the holder is hit, the attacker will also be damaged upon contact.
Room Service Image Room Service Lowers the user's speed during Trick Room.
Currently Unavailable Rusted Shield It is said that a hero used this shield to halt a terrible disaster in ancient times. But it's grown rusty and worn.
Currently Unavailable Rusted Sword It is said that a hero used this sword to halt a terrible disaster in ancient times. But it's grown rusty and worn.
Safety Goggles Image Safety Goggles An item to be held by a Pokemon. These goggles protect the holder from both weather-related damage and powder.
Scope Lens Image Scope Lens An item to be held by a Pokemon. It's a lens for scoping out weak points. It boosts the holder's critical-hit ratio.
Sharp Beak Image Sharp Beak An item to be held by a Pokemon. It's a long, sharp beak that boosts the power of Flying-type moves.
Shed Shell Image Shed Shell An item to be held by a Pokemon. This discarded carapace enables the holder to switch out of battle without fail.
Shell Bell Image Shell Bell An item to be held by a Pokemon. The holder regains a little HP every time it inflicts damage on others.
Silk Scarf Image Silk Scarf An item to be held by a Pokemon. It's a sumptuous scarf that boosts the power of Normal-type moves.
Silver Powder Image Silver Powder An item to be held by a Pokemon. It's a shiny silver powder that will boost the power of Bug-type moves.
Smooth Rock Image Smooth Rock An item to be held by a Pokemon. It extends the duration of the move Sandstorm when used by the holder.
Snowball Image Snowball An item to be held by a Pokemon. It boosts Attack if the holder is hit with an Ice-type attack. It can only be used once.
Soft Sand Image Soft Sand An item to be held by a Pokemon. It's a loose, silky sand boosts the power of Ground-type moves.
Sticky Barb Image Sticky Barb An item to be held by a Pokémon. It damages the holder every turn and may latch on to Pokémon that touch the holder.
Terrain Extender Image Terrain Extender An item to be held by a Pokémon. It extends the duration of the terrain caused by the holder's move or Ability.
Throat Spray Image Throat Spray Raises Sp. Atk when a Pokémon uses a sound-based move.
Toxic Orb Image Toxic Orb An item to be held by a Pokémon. It's a bizarre orb that will badly poison the holder during battle.
Twisted Spoon Image Twisted Spoon An item to be held by a Pokémon. This spoon is imbued with telekinetic power and boosts Psychic-type moves.
Utility Umbrella Image Utility Umbrella An item to be held by a Pokémon. This sturdy umbrella protects the holder from the effects of weather.
Weakness Policy Image Weakness Policy An item to be held by a Pokémon. Attack and Sp. Atk sharply increase if the holder is hit with a move it's weak to.
White Herb Image White Herb An item to be held by a Pokemon. It will restore any lowered stat in battle. It can be used only once.
Wide Lens Image Wide Lens An item to be held by a Pokemon. It's a magnifying lens that slightly boosts the accuracy of moves.
Wise Glasses Image Wise Glasses An item to be held by a Pokemon. This thick pair of glasses slightly boosts the power of special moves.
Zoom Lens Image Zoom Lens An item to be held by a Pokemon. If the holder moves after its target moves, its accuracy will be boosted.

List of Memories

Silvally can hold a Memory to change its type using its Ability RKS System. Silvally's signature move Multi-Attack will also change type depending on the Memory it holds.

Item Effect
Bug Memory Image Bug Memory A memory disc that contains Bug-type data. It changes the type of the holder if held by a certain species of Pokémon.
Dark Memory Image Dark Memory A memory disc that contains Dark-type data. It changes the type of the holder if held by a certain species of Pokémon.
Dragon Memory Image Dragon Memory A memory disc that contains Dragon-type data. It changes the type of the holder if held by a certain species of Pokémon.
Electric Memory Image Electric Memory A memory disc that contains Electric-type data. It changes the type of the holder if held by a certain species of Pokémon.
Fairy Memory Image Fairy Memory A memory disc that contains Fairy-type data. It changes the type of the holder if held by a certain species of Pokémon.
Fighting Memory Image Fighting Memory A memory disc that contains Fighting-type data. It changes the type of the holder if held by a certain species of Pokémon.
Fire Memory Image Fire Memory A memory disc that contains Fire-type data. It changes the type of the holder if held by a certain species of Pokémon.
Flying Memory Image Flying Memory A memory disc that contains Flying-type data. It changes the type of the holder if held by a certain species of Pokémon.
Ghost Memory Image Ghost Memory A memory disc that contains Ghost-type data. It changes the type of the holder if held by a certain species of Pokémon.
Grass Memory Image Grass Memory A memory disc that contains Grass-type data. It changes the type of the holder if held by a certain species of Pokémon.
Ground Memory Image Ground Memory A memory disc that contains Ground-type data. It changes the type of the holder if held by a certain species of Pokémon.
Ice Memory Image Ice Memory A memory disc that contains Ice-type data. It changes the type of the holder if held by a certain species of Pokémon.
Poison Memory Image Poison Memory A memory disc that contains Poison-type data. It changes the type of the holder if held by a certain species of Pokémon.
Psychic Memory Image Psychic Memory A memory disc that contains Psychic-type data. It changes the type of the holder if held by a certain species of Pokémon.
Rock Memory Image Rock Memory A memory disc that contains Rock-type data. It changes the type of the holder if held by a certain species of Pokémon.
Steel Memory Image Steel Memory A memory disc that contains Steel-type data. It changes the type of the holder if held by a certain species of Pokémon.
Water Memory Image Water Memory A memory disc that contains Water-type data. It changes the type of the holder if held by a certain species of Pokémon.

Other Held Items

Item Effect
Amulet Coin Image Amulet Coin An item to be held by a Pokemon. It doubles any prize money received if the holding Pokemon joins a battle.
Lucky Egg Image Lucky Egg An item to be held by a Pokémon. It's an egg filled with happiness that earns extra Exp. Points in battle.
Smoke Ball Image Smoke Ball An item to be held by a Pokemon. It enables the holder to flee from any wild Pokemon encounter without fail.

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      I also technically need a Frosmoth and Sirfetch'd, but I can get those in my own game, they just will take me a bit to evolve.

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