Mega Bracelet

A Mega Bracelet (Japanese: メガバングル Mega Bangle) is a Key Item introduced in Generation VI. It is a Key Stone accessory that enables Mega Evolution.

Mega Bracelet
Mega Bangle
Bag Mega Bracelet Sprite.png
Mega BraceletMega Bracelet
Artwork of Brendan and May's Mega Bracelets
from Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
Introduced in Generation VI
Generation VI Bag Key Items HGSS pocket icon.png Key items (ORAS)
Generation VII Bag Key Items HGSS pocket icon.png Key items

In the core series games

Steven gives the Mega Bracelet to the player on Southern Island after LatiosOR or LatiasAS, holding its respective Mega Stone, joins the player.

The player character also wears a special Mega Bracelet during Pokémon Contest Spectaculars. Brendan's is a Mega Cuff (Japanese: メガブレス Mega Bracelet), a black band with a circle of large, connected red diamonds affixed to it, with the Key Stone embedded in the band; May's is a Mega Charm (Japanese: メガチャーム Mega Charm), a chain of cream bows with the Key Stone embedded into a pink heart charm.

Non-player character appearances

  • After the player has defeated the Champion, their neighbor Brendan/May is revealed to have obtained a Mega Bracelet of their own, which they use in a post-credits battle on Route 103.
  • Secret Base Trainer avatars of player characters that have a Mega Bracelet will use it in battle if possible.


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Allows the player to Mega Evolve their Pokémon if they hold the appropriate Mega Stone. Each Trainer can only Mega Evolve one Pokémon per battle.


Games Description
This cuff contains an untold power that somehow enables Pokémon carrying a Mega Stone to Mega Evolve in battle.


Games Method
ORAS Southern Island (from Steven after obtaining LatiosOR/LatiasAS)



Brendan's Mega Bracelet from Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire May's Mega Bracelet from
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
Brendan's Mega Cuff from
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
May's Mega Charm from
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire


Mega Bracelet Mega Cuff Mega Charm

In other games

Pokémon GO

On August 27, 2020, in conjunction with the release of Mega Evolution in Pokémon GO, the Mega Bracelet was added to the Style Shop. However, unlike the core series games, they are not required to Mega Evolve a Pokémon; rather, they are merely for cosmetic purposes.


GO Mega Bracelet
models for male characters (left)
and female characters (right)
as seen in Pokémon GO.
Team Valor GO Mega Bracelet
models for male characters (left)
and female characters (right)
as seen in Pokémon GO.
Team Mystic GO Mega Bracelet
models for male characters (left)
and female characters (right)
as seen in Pokémon GO.
Team Instinct GO Mega Bracelet
models for male characters (left)
and female characters (right)
as seen in Pokémon GO.

In the anime

Mega Bracelets in the animated trailer

Pokémon Generations

In The Vision, Brendan was seen wearing his Mega Bracelet, although he was never seen using it.

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer

In the Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer, Brendan and May were seen wearing their Mega Bracelets. They used them to Mega Evolve the Hoenn starter Pokémon.

May was also briefly seen wearing her Mega Charm during a Pokémon Contest Spectacular while performing with a Mega Altaria and Mega Audino.

Pokémon Evolutions

In The Wish, May was seen wearing her Mega Bracelet. She used it first to Mega Evolve her Swampert and later her newly-caught Rayquaza.

In the manga

Mega Bracelets in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire arc

Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald acquired Mega Bracelets from Ultima and Steven in preparation for another disaster coming to Hoenn. In PS598, Ruby successfully used his Mega Bracelet and Latios's Latiosite to Mega Evolve the Eon Pokémon and soar with it to the Sky Pillar. The three aforementioned Pokédex holders can also use their Mega Bracelets to Mega Evolve their respective Hoenn starter Pokémon.

In Omega Alpha Adventure 21, Ruby and Sapphire were also seen wearing a Mega Cuff and a Mega Charm, respectively, during a Contest Spectacular. Ruby used his Mega Cuff to Mega Evolve Diancie for his Appeal.



Diantha's Mega Charm
  • Diantha's Key Stone accessory is also known as a Mega Charm. Unlike May's item, Diantha's Mega Charm is a golden necklace, and it does not have its own Bag sprite.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 超級手鐲 Chīukāp Sáujuhk *
Mandarin 超級手鐲 / 超级手镯 Chāojí Shǒuzhuó *
  French Méga-Bracelet
  German Mega-Armreif
  Italian Megabracciale
  Korean 메가뱅글 Mega Bangle
  Polish Mega Bransoleta
  Brazilian Portuguese Megabracelete
  Spanish Megapulsera

Mega Cuff

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 超級護腕 Chīukāp Wuhwún
Mandarin 超級護腕 / 超级护腕 Chāojí Hùwàn
  French Méga-Manchette
  German Mega-Armbänder
  Italian Megapolsiera
  Korean 메가블레스 Mega Brace
  Spanish Megabrazalete

Mega Charm

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 超級墜飾 Chīukāp Jeuihsīk
Mandarin 超級墜飾 / 超级坠饰 Chāojí Zhuìshì
  French Méga-Charme
  German Megaillon
  Italian Megaciondolo
  Korean 메가참 Mega Charm
  Spanish Megacolgante

See also

  This item article is part of Project ItemDex, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on all items.