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Cell Battery
Charge Battery
Cell Battery
Cell Battery
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation V
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
Power 30

The Cell Battery (Japanese: じゅうでんち Charge Battery) is a type of held item introduced in Generation V. It raises the holder's Attack when it is hit by a damaging Electric-type move.


In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
N/A PokémonDollar.png100
SMUSUM N/A PokémonDollar.png2,000


If the holder is hit by a Electric-type damaging move, it consumes the Cell Battery and its Attack is increased by one stage.

It does not activate if the holder already has +6 Attack stat stages (unless its Ability is Contrary, in which case it will not activate if the holder has -6 Attack stat stages). It does not activate if the holder is protected from or unaffected by the Electric-type move (e.g. due to Motor Drive or being Ground-type).

If multiple Pokémon each holding a Cell Battery are hit by an Electric-type move at once, each hit Pokémon will consume its Cell Battery before Symbiosis transfers any item (including Cell Batteries).


Games Description
BWB2W2 A consumable battery. If the holder is hit by an Electric-type move, its Attack will rise.
An item to be held by a Pokémon. It boosts Attack if hit with an Electric-type attack. It can only be used once.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
BW Opelucid City Battle Subway (32 BP)
B2W2 Battle Subway/PWT (16 BP)
XY Battle Maison (32 BP)
ORAS Battle Maison (32 BP), held by wild Plusle (5% chance) and wild Minun (5% chance)
SMUSUM Team Rocket's CastleUSUM Poni Plains (sometimes dropped after Emolga ambush encounters)
Held by wild Geodude (5% chance)SM, wild Graveler, (5% chance) and wild Charjabug (5% chance)

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 充電電池 Chūngdihn Dihnchìh
Mandarin 充電電池 / 充电电池 Chōngdiàn Diànchí
France Flag.png French Pile
Germany Flag.png German Akku
Italy Flag.png Italian Ricaripila
South Korea Flag.png Korean 충전지 Chungjeonji
Spain Flag.png Spanish Pila

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