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Quick Ball
Quick Ball
Quick Ball
Quick Ball
Artwork by Ken Sugimori
Introduced in Generation IV
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The Quick Ball (Japanese: クイックボール Quick Ball) is a type of Poké Ball introduced in Generation IV. It can be used to capture wild Pokémon.


In the core series games


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When used from the Bag in a wild encounter, it will attempt to capture the wild Pokémon with a catch rate modifier of 4×Gen IV/5×Gen V+ if used on the first turn of a battle or 1× if otherwise.


Games Description
A somewhat different Poké Ball that provides a better catch rate if it is used at the start of a wild encounter.
XYORAS A somewhat different Poké Ball that has a more successful catch rate if used at the start of a wild encounter.
SMUSUMPE A somewhat different Poké Ball that has a more successful catch rate if used at the start of a wild encounter.


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Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
DPPt Pastoria City Poké Mart, Canalave City Poké Mart, Snowpoint City Poké Mart, Pokémon League Poké Mart, Pokémon News Press
HGSS Goldenrod Department Store lotteryTh, Safari Zone Gate, Pewter City Poké Mart, Cerulean City Poké Mart, Vermilion City Poké Mart, Saffron City Poké Mart, Lavender Town Poké Mart, Fuchsia City Poké Mart

Pokéwalker: Stormy Beach (1500+ Steps)

BW Shopping Mall Nine, Opelucid City Poké Mart, Pokémon League Poké Mart
B2W2 Opelucid City Poké Mart, Shopping Mall Nine, Victory Road Poké Mart, Icirrus City Poké Mart and Accumula Town Poké Mart
XY Coumarine City Poké Mart, Snowbelle City Poké Mart and the Poké Ball Boutique and South Boulevard, Poké Ball Factory, Victory Road, PokéMileage Club (Mine Cart Adventure)
ORAS Fallarbor Town Poké Mart, PokéMileage Club (Mine Cart Adventure), Route 114 (rematch with Poké Maniac Steve)
SM Route 8, Route 11, Paniola Town, Wela Volcano Park, Festival Plaza

In the anime

In the main series

James's Poké Ball collection

James's Poké Ball collection appeared in Acting True to Form!, where it was revealed to contain a Great, Ultra, Premier, Dusk, Heal, and Quick Ball, marking the first proper anime appearance of a Quick Ball.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

A Quick Ball

In Scizor Defends, a Quick Ball was seen amongst the Poké Balls that Y had used while trying to catch an Absol.

In the TCG

Quick Ball
Main article: Quick Ball (Mysterious Treasures 114)

The Quick Ball released in the Mysterious Treasures expansion has a similar effect to the Fast Ball released in Skyridge, allowing the player to uncover cards from their deck until they find a Pokémon. An expansion of the Fast Ball's use, any Pokémon can be found, though this may prove an issue if the player is looking for an Evolution card specifically and finds a Basic Pokémon first, and vice versa.

In other languages

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese クイックボール Quick Ball
Chinese Cantonese 先機球 Sīngēi Kàuh *
超速球 Chīuchūk Kàuh *
Mandarin 先機球 / 先机球 Xiānjī Qiú *
超速球 Chāosù Qiú *
France Flag.png French Rapide Ball
Germany Flag.png German Flottball
Italy Flag.png Italian Velox Ball
South Korea Flag.png Korean 퀵볼 Quick Ball
Poland Flag.png Polish Szybka Piłka*
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Poké Bola Rápida
Russia Flag.png Russian Быстрый шар Bystryy shar
Spain Flag.png Spanish Veloz Ball
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Hızlı Top

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