Binding Band

The Binding Band (Japanese: しめつけバンド Binding Band) is a type of held item introduced in Generation V.

Binding Band
しめつけバンド
Binding Band
Bag Binding Band Sprite.png
Binding Band
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation V
Pocket
Generation V Bag Items pocket icon.png Items (Held items)
Generation VI Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation VII Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation VIII Bag Other Items pocket icon.png Other Items
Generation IX Bag Other Items pocket icon.png Other Items
Fling
Power 30

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
BWB2W2
XYORAS
N/A $100
SMUSUM N/A $2,000
SwSh $3,000 $2,000
SV $20,000 $5,000

Effect

Generation V

Causes binding moves used by the holder to inflict binding that deals damage equal to 1/8 (rather than 1/16) of the target's maximum HP at the end of each turn.

Generation VI onward

Causes binding moves used by the holder to inflict binding that deals damage equal to 1/6 (rather than 1/8) of the target's maximum HP at the end of each turn.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 A band that increases the power of binding moves when held.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
An item to be held by a Pokémon. A band that increases the power of binding moves used by the holder.
SwSh An item to be held by a Pokémon. It's a band that increases the power of binding moves used by the holder.
SV An item to be held by a Pokémon. This band boosts the power of binding moves used by the holder.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
BW Battle Subway (48 BP)
B2W2 Battle Subway/PWT (8 BP)
XYORAS Battle Maison (48 BP)
SMUSUM Battle Royal Dome (48 BP)
SwSh Stow-on-Side (bargain shop)
SwShCT Giant's Foot
SV Delibird Presents (Levincia Branch, after earning 4 Gym Badges)

Distribution

As a held item
Games Event Language/Region Distribution period
SM Pokémon Center Bewear Japan April 15 to May 7, 2017

Gallery

Artwork

 
Artwork from
Scarlet and Violet

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 緊綁束帶 Gánbóng Chūkdaai
Mandarin 緊綁束帶 / 紧绑束带 Jǐnbǎng Shùdài
  French Bande Étreinte*
B. Étreinte*
  German Klammerband
  Italian Legafascia
  Korean 조임밴드 Joim Band
  Spanish Ban. Atadura*
Banda Atadura*

External links



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