In the core series games
When held by a Pokémon, increases to that Pokémon's friendship are increased by 50%.
The Soothe Bell increases only the original the friendship boost, not bonuses from the Luxury Ball and met location.
Generation IV onward
The Soothe Bell increases the friendship boost after applying bonuses from the Luxury Ball and met location.
|| A held item that calms spirits and fosters friendship.
|| An item to be held by a Pokémon. A bell with a comforting chime that makes the holder calm and friendly.
|| A hold item that calms spirits and fosters friendship.
| An item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a bell with a comforting chime that calms the holder and makes it friendly.
| An item to be held by a Pokémon. The comforting chime of this bell calms the holder, making it friendly.
In spin-off games
Soothe Bell in Pokémon: Magikarp Jump
Pokémon: Magikarp Jump
In Pokémon: Magikarp Jump, Soothe Bell is a Friendship Item that can be purchased for 500. It summons Eevee as a helper Pokémon.
In the anime
In the manga
In the TCG
In other languages