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Introduced in Generation VII
Icium Z (Japanese: コオリＺ Ice Z) is a type of Z-Crystal introduced in Pokémon Sun and Moon. It is the type-specific Z-Crystal associated with the Ice type and allows Pokémon to upgrade their Ice-type moves to Z-Moves.
Contents In the core series games
S M US UM N/A
Can create Icium Z held items for Pokémon in the party.
Allows the holder to upgrade its
Ice-type damaging moves to the Z-Move Subzero Slammer or upgrade its Ice-type status moves into Z-Moves.
Unaffected by item negating effects (such as
Embargo and Klutz). Item manipulating effects (such as Trick and Fling) cannot remove a Z-Crystal from a Pokémon.
Multitype changes an Arceus holding this item to its Ice-type form. Rayquaza cannot Mega Evolve if it holds a Z-Crystal.
Outside of battle
A held Icium Z is automatically removed if the Pokémon is
traded between players.
Multitype changes an Arceus holding this item to its Ice-type form.
S M US UM It converts Z-Power into crystals that upgrade Ice-type moves to Ice-type Z-Moves.
S M US UM This is a crystallized form of Z-Power. It upgrades Ice-type moves to Z-Moves.
Acquisition In the anime
An Icium Z was first seen in
, where it was given to Not Caving Under Pressure! Lillie by an Alolan Sandslash after she had helped driving off a wild Tyranitar that had tried to take over the cave inhabited by Sandslash and a group of Alolan Sandshrew. In SM114, the Ultra Guardians used it, along with Ash's Normalium Z, Grassium Z, Rockium Z, Solganium Z, and Steelium Z, as bait for a Pheromosa.
A full set of
type-specific Z-Crystals, including the Icium Z, appeared in SM109, where Hapu allowed Ash to choose his grand trial prize from them.
A full set of replicas of the type-specific Z-Crystals, including the Icium Z, appeared in
, where they were shown to Ash and A Team-on-Team Tussle! his classmates by Professor Kukui.
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