The Hyper Potion (Japanese: すごいキズぐすり Amazing Wound Medicine) is a type of medicine introduced in Generation I. It can be used to restore a Pokémon's HP.
It is an improved counterpart of the Potion and Super Potion; it has two improved counterparts: Max Potion and Full Restore.
In the core series games
In Pokémon Crystal, Hyper Potion costs 1000 during the Goldenrod Department Store rooftop sale.
At Join Avenue's Market, Hyper Potion can be bought in dozens at 10800 each, which equates to 900 per Hyper Potion.
Generation I to VI
When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, it heals the Pokémon by 200 HP.
In Pokémon Yellow, it also increases the friendship when used on the starter Pikachu.
In Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, once per day a lady in Shopping Mall Nine will ask the player to buy her a Hyper Potion and provides the money to do so. If the player talks to her again in the same day with a Hyper Potion in their Bag, she will reward the player with an Energy Root. If the player instead talks to her after that day, she will reward the player with an EnergyPowder.
When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, it heals the Pokémon by 120 HP.
In Pokémon Sword and Shield, as well as Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, it heals the Pokémon by 120 HP.
In Pokémon Legends: Arceus it heals the Pokémon by 150 HP.
The Hyper Potion appears as a Wonder Launcher item. It costs 8 points to use.
Scarlet and Violet
|Bag sprite from Legends Arceus|
In spin-off games
In Pokémon Conquest, the Hyper Potion can be used to heal a Pokémon by 200 HP.
A Hyper Potion can be purchased from any Level 2 or 3 Shop for 1200-840 gold, and sold for 600-780 gold.
Hyper Potions can be used outside of battle to heal a Pokémon by 200 HP. They cannot be used during battle.
Starting at level 15, Hyper Potions be obtained (repeatedly) by the following methods.
- Spinning PokéStops or Gyms
- Completing certain Field Research tasks
- Winning a level 4 or higher Raid Battle
- Opening a Gift
- Defeating a Team GO Rocket Leader
- Getting a gift from a Great Buddy
Additionally, the player is awarded Hyper Potions when they level up to any level from 15 to 24.
In the anime
A Hyper Potion briefly appeared in The Discovery in Green's Bag.
In the manga
Diamond & Pearl chapter
In Double Trouble with Dialga and Palkia I, Byron used a Hyper Potion to heal Gardenia's Cherubi during the Sinnoh Gym Leaders' battle against the Team Galactic Commanders at the Spear Pillar.
In The Final Dimensional Duel VI, Charon mentioned using a Hyper Potion on his Heatran after it had been injured while battling against Reg.
In the TCG
- Main article: Hyper Potion (Skyridge 127)
Hyper Potion was introduced as a Trainer card in the Pokémon Trading Card Game during the English e-Card Series (the Japanese e-Card Era) in the Skyridge expansion with artwork by Katsura Tabata.
This card causes the player to discard one or two basic Energy cards attached to one of their Pokémon. If the player discarded one Energy card, they remove up to three damage counters from that Pokémon. If the player discarded two Energy cards, they remove up to five damage counters from that Pokémon.
- In Generation VII, of the Potions that heal a specific amount of HP (Potion, Super Potion, and Hyper Potion), Hyper Potion is the least cost-effective at the normal price, only giving 1 HP per 12.5, while Potion is the most cost-effective with 1 HP per 10, and Super Potion is in the middle with 1 HP per 11.67.
- Prior to Generation VII, of the Potions that heal a specific amount of HP (Potion, Super Potion, and Hyper Potion), Hyper Potion is the most cost-effective at the normal price, as it is 1 HP per 6, while Potion is the least cost-effective with 1 HP per 15, and Super Potion is in the middle with 1 HP per 14.
- Hyper Potion is the only variation of Potion that has not been seen in the main series anime.
In other languages
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