Keep these two items safe: they're essential for any serious breeder!

Listed below are specific items associate with breeding. 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 Name Effects
Destiny Knot Allows five random IVs to be inherited from the holder
Everstone Guarantees the holder’s nature to be passed down
Full Incense Lets "Snorlax" IconSnorlax breed "Munchlax" IconMunchlax when held
Lax Incense Lets "Wobbuffet" IconWobbuffet breed "Wynaut" IconWynaut when held
Light Orb Lets "Pikachu" IconPikachu breed "Pichu" IconPichu that know Volt Tackle
Luck Incense Lets "Chansey" IconChansey/"Blissey" IconBlissey breed "Happiny" IconHappiny when held
Odd Incense Lets "Mr. Mime" IconMr. Mime breed "Mime Jr." IconMime 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" IconChimecho breed "Chingling" IconChingling when held
Rock Incense Lets "Sudowoodo" IconSudowoodo breed "Bonsly" IconBonsly when held
Item Name Effects
Rose Incense Lets "Roselia" IconRoselia/"Roserade" IconRoserade breed "Budew" IconBudew when held
Sea Incense Lets "Marill" IconMarill/"Azumarill" IconAzumarill breed "Azurill" IconAzurill when held
Wave Incense Lets "Mantine" IconMantine breed "Mantyke" IconMantyke when held


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    Pokemon Company International
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    1 November 2013
  • Last Updated
    11 July 2022
  • Guide Author
    Daniel Chaviers

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