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Pokémon: Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Vincent Lau
Editor(s): Vincent Lau, Claire Farnworth
First Published: 28-11-2014 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 01-11-2019 / 16:06 GMT
Version: 1.0 (????) 30-03-2020 / 20:00 GMT

Pokémon: Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Guide

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Pokemon Breeding

Notable Items and Species

Important Items

This section is here just in case people want to know the specific items associated with breeding

Note : The effects below do not represent their whole cumulative effects, just what pertains to breeding. All of the items must be held by a parent to obtain the named effects, which are still random without both holding the same item unless otherwise stated.

Item Effects
Destiny Knot Allows five random IVs to be inherited from the parents.
Everstone Guarantees the holder's Nature to be passed down.
Full Incense Lets Snorlax breed Munchlax when held.
Lax Incense Lets Wobbuffet breed Wynaut when held.
Light Ball Lets Pikachu breed Pichu that know Volt Tackle.
Luck Incense Lets Chansey/Blissey breed Happiny when held.
Odd Incense Lets Mr. Mime breed Mime Jr. when held.
Power Anklet May pass down the Speed IVs of the holder.
Power Band May pass down the Special Defense IVs of the holder.
Power Belt May pass down the Defense IVs of the holder.
Power Bracer May pass down the Attack IVs of the holder.
Power Lens May pass down the Special Attack IVs of the holder.
Power Weight May pass down the Max HP IVs of the holder.
Pure Incense Lets Chimecho breed Chingling when held.
Rock Incense Lets Sudowoodo breed Bonsly when held.
Item Effects
Rose Incense Lets Roselia/Roserade breed Budew when held.
Sea Incense Lets Marill/Azumarill breed Azurill when held.
Wave Incense Lets Mantine breed Mantyke when held.

Exclusive Species

When it comes to Pokédex completion, some species of Pokémon can only be found by breeding them. This section denotes which Pokémon are typically breeding-exclusive and how to get them. Some actually can be found in the game by other means, but since we’re here anyway.

Pokémon Parents Method
Azurill Marill, Azumarill Breed while holding Sea Incense.
Bonsly Sudowoodo Breed while holding Rock Incense.
Budew Roselia, Roserade Breed while holding Rose Incense.
Chingling Chimecho Breed while holding Pure Incense.
Cleffa Clefairy, Clefable Just breed; nothing special to note.
Elekid Electabuzz, Electivire Just breed; nothing special to note.
Happiny Chansey, Blissey Breed while holding Luck Incense.
Igglybuff Jigglypuff, Wigglytuff Just breed; nothing special to note.
Magby Magmar, Magmortar Just breed; nothing special to note.
Mantyke Mantine Breed while holding Wave Incense.
Mime Jr. Mr Mime Breed while holding Odd Incense.
Munchlax Snorlax Breed while holding Full Incense.
Phione Manaphy & Ditto Breed Manaphy and Ditto together for Phione.
Pichu Pikachu, Raichu Just breed; hold Light Ball to learn Volt Tackle.
Pokémon Parents Method
Smoochum Jinx Just breed; nothing special to note.
Tyrogue Hitmonlee, Hitmonchan, Hitmontop Just breed; nothing special to note.
Wynaut Wobbuffet Breed while holding Lax Incense.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Pokemon Company International
  • Platforms
  • Genre
  • Guide Release
    28 November 2014
  • Last Updated
    1 November 2019
  • Guide Author
    Vincent Lau

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