Gigaton Ball

The Gigaton Ball (Japanese: ギガトンボール Gigaton Ball) is a type of Poké Ball introduced in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. It is an upgraded version of the Leaden Ball.

Gigaton Ball
Gigaton Ball
Bag Gigaton Ball HOME Sprite.png
Gigaton Ball
Pokémon Legends: Arceus sprite
Introduced in Generation VIII
Generation VIII Bag Poké Balls HGSS pocket icon.png Poké Balls (Satchel)

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
LA N/A  160


The Gigaton Ball can be used to catch Pokémon. It cannot be thrown very far, but is more effective if the Pokémon it's used on hasn't noticed the player. If so, it attempts to catch the Pokémon with a catch rate modifier of 2.75×. Otherwise, it has a 2.5× modifier.

During a battle, the modifier is always 2.75×, as the game defaults to that bonus being active, regardless of whether the Pokémon had previously noticed the player before initiating the battle.


Games Description
LA The ultimate iteration of the Heavy Ball. A ball that is too heavy to fly high or far, but it is highly effective if you manage to hit an unsuspecting Pokémon.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
LA Crafting: 1 Apricorn, 2 Black Tumblestones, and 2 Iron Chunks
Jubilife Village (randomly available from Ginter)



Summary sprite from
Legends: Arceus

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 巨重球 Geuihchúhng Kàuh
Mandarin 巨重球 Jùzhòng Qiú
  French Gigamasse Ball
  German Tonnenball
  Italian Gigaton Ball
  Korean 기가톤볼 Gigaton Ball
  Spanish Quintal Ball

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