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Rare Candy (Japanese: ふしぎなアメ Mysterious Candy) is a type of consumable item introduced in Generation I.
In the games
A Rare Candy raises the consuming Pokémon's level by one, up until level 100. It adds experience to a Pokémon until it levels up, and then stops, even if it just added a single experience point. Also, it revives the consuming Pokémon if it has fainted (the amount of HP remaining is varied). It is consumed upon use and cannot be used in battle.
In Generations I and II, Pokémon above level 100 could level up using Rare Candies until level 255, after which another Rare Candy would revert it to level 0 where no more could be used.
The Rare Candy can be held, but has no effect as a held item.
In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
In the anime
Rare Candy appeared in Caterpie's Big Dilemma. However, unlike in the games, where Rare Candy levels up a Pokémon, in the episode it actually makes the Pokémon larger (and in some cases uncontrollable) due to the fact that this was a specially modified and experimental version of it. Brock said that the original would merely "enhance a Pokémon's abilities". Also, due to a dubbing error, the Rare Candy was referred by a direct translation of its Japanese name, Mystery Candy.
In the TCG
The following is a list of cards named Rare Candy.
| Related cards|
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
|Rare Candy||I||EX Sandstorm||88/100||Miracle of the Desert||050/053|
|EX Emerald||83/106||Holon Phantom||048/052|
|EX Holon Phantoms||90/110||Moonlit Pursuit/Dawn Dash|
|POP Series 5||7/17||Leafeon vs Metagross Expert Deck||009/014|
|Great Encounters||102/106||Reviving Legends||071/080|
|POP Series 8||10/17||Dark Rush||065/069|
|Unleashed||82/95||Hydreigon Half Deck||011/015|
|Dark Explorers||100/108||Garchomp Half Deck||011/015|
|BW-P Promotional cards||138/BW-P|
|Master Deck Build Box EX||031/046|
|Black Kyurem-EX Battle Strength Deck||011/018|
|White Kyurem-EX Battle Strength Deck||011/018|