Choice Specs

Choice Specs
Fixation Glasses
Choice Specs
Choice Specs
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Introduced in Generation IV
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The Choice Specs (Japanese: こだわりメガネ Fixation Glasses) is a type of held item introduced in Generation IV. It boosts the holder's Special Attack, but locks it into only using one move. It has two counterparts that boost different stats: Choice Band and Choice Scarf.

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
N/A  100
N/A  2,000
BDSP N/A  100


When held by a Pokémon, it boosts the Pokémon's Special Attack by 50%, but only allows the use of the first move selected. This effect resets when the holder is withdrawn.

Generation IV

In Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, due to a glitch, if a Pokémon uses U-turn and switches into a Pokémon holding Choice Specs that also knows U-turn, that Pokémon will be locked into U-turn. This was fixed in subsequent games.

Generation V to VI

From Generation V onward, if a Pokémon is already locked into a move due to held Choice Specs, if the held Choice Specs is removed while its effect is negated, the Pokémon will be affected by the Choice item lock glitch.

Generation VII

If a Pokémon holding Choice Specs uses a move other than the one it's locked into (such as through Instruct or Dancer), the move will fail and no PP will be deducted.

Generation VIII

Dynamax Pokémon are unaffected by Choice Specs (both the move-lock effect and the stat boost). If a Pokémon is locked into a move due to Choice Specs and then Dynamaxes, when the Dynamax ends, the Pokémon once again can only use the move it was already locked into.


Games Description
DPPtHGSS An item to be held by a Pokémon. These distinctive glasses boost Sp. Atk, but allow only one kind of move to be used.
BWB2W2 An item to be held by a Pokémon. These distinctive glasses boost Sp. Atk but allow the use of only one of its moves.
An item to be held by a Pokémon. These curious glasses boost Sp. Atk but only allow the use of one move.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
DPPt Celestic TownMorning
HGSS Lake of Rage
PBR 7200 Poké Coupons
PW Winner's Path
BW Battle Subway (48 BP)
B2W2 Battle Subway/PWT (24 BP)
XY Battle Maison (48 BP)
ORAS Battle Maison (48 BP)
SMUSUM Tapu VillageUSUM Battle Tree (48 BP)
SwSh Spikemuth Battle Tower (25 BP)
BDSP Celestic TownMorning Battle Park (25 BP)

In the manga

Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!!

In Yū vs. Shin, Rival Showdown!!, Shin had given his Wailord Choice Specs to hold, allowing its powered-up Water Spout to defeat 's Heatran. However, this strategy was turned against Shin when Yū used his Quagsire, whose Water Absorb rendered Water Spout useless, thus allowing Yū to snatch a victory from his rival.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 講究眼鏡 Gónggau Ngáahngeng
Mandarin 講究眼鏡 / 讲究眼镜 Jiǎngjiù Yǎnjìng *
限定招式的眼鏡 Xiàndìng Zhāoshì-de Yǎnjìng *
  French Lunettes Choix*
Lunet. Choix*
  German Wahlbrille*
  Italian Lentiscelta
  Korean 구애안경 Guae An-gyeong
  Brazilian Portuguese Óculos de Escolha
  Spanish Gafas Elección*
Gafas Elegid*

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