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Black Belt
くろおび
Black Obi
Black Belt
Black Belt
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Introduced in Generation II
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The Black Belt (Japanese: くろおび Black Obi), formatted Blackbelt in Generation II, is a type of held item introduced in Generation II that boosts the power of Fighting-type moves.

Contents

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
GSC
RSEFRLG
Colo.XD
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
N/A PokémonDollar.png50
SMUSUM N/A PokémonDollar.png500

Effect

Generations II and III

Boosts the power of the holder's Fighting-type moves by 10%.

Generation IV onward

Boosts the power of the holder's Fighting-type moves by 20%.

Description

Games Description
GSC Boosts fighting-type moves. (HOLD)
RSE
Colo.XD
A hold item that boosts Fighting-type moves.
FRLG An item to be held by a Pokémon. A belt that boosts determination and Fighting-type moves.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
An item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a belt that boosts determination and Fighting-type moves.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
An item to be held by a Pokémon. This belt helps the wearer to focus and boosts the power of Fighting-type moves.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
GSC Lake of RageWe
RSE Route 115 (held by Black Belt Nob's Machamp from the fourth rematch onward)
FRLG Viridian Gym (held by Black Belt Kiyo, Atsushi, and Takashi's Pokémon)
Victory Road (held by Black Belt Daisuke's Pokémon)
Route 15 (held by Crush Kin Ron & Mya's Pokémon)
Sevault Canyon (held by Crush Girl Cyndy's Pokémon)
Kindle Road (from the first rematch onward, held by Crush Girl Tanya and Sharon, Crush Kin Mik & Kia, and Black Belt Hugh and Shea's Pokémon)
Colo. Held by Shadow Hitmontop
XD Held by Shadow Hitmonlee
DPPt Route 221 (one item per day)
HGSS Lake of RageWe
BW Challenger's Cave Held by wild Sawk (5% chance) and wild Throh (5% chance)
B2W2 Icirrus City Held by wild Sawk (5% chance) and wild Throh (5% chance)
DW Rugged Mountain
XY Reflection Cave Held by wild Sawk (5% chance) and wild Throh (5% chance)
ORAS Held by wild Makuhita (5% chance), wild Sawk (5% chance), and wild Throh (5% chance)
SM Poni Plains (dropped after Hariyama ambush encounters), held by wild Makuhita (5% chance)
USUM Held by wild Makuhita (5% chance)

In the anime

A Black Belt in the anime

In Climbing the Tower of Success!, a Black Belt appeared as an item Stephan had to find during the Wishing Bell Festival scavenger hunt.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 黑帶 Hāakdaai
Mandarin 黑帶 / 黑带 Hēidài *
黑色帶子 Hēisè Dàizǐ *
Finland Flag.png Finnish Musta vyö
France Flag.png French Ceint.Noire*
Ceinture Noire*
Germany Flag.png German Schwarzgurt
Italy Flag.png Italian Cinturanera
South Korea Flag.png Korean 검은띠 Geomeun Tti
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Faixa Preta
Spain Flag.png Spanish Cinturón Negro

External links


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