Muscle Band

Muscle Band
Power Headband
Muscle Band
Muscle Band
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation IV
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The Muscle Band (Japanese: ちからのハチマキ Power Headband) is a type of held item introduced in Generation IV. It boosts the power of the holder's physical moves.

In the core series games


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


Boosts the power of the holder's physical moves by 10%.


Games Description
An item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a headband that slightly boosts the power of physical moves.
An item to be held by a Pokémon. This headband exudes strength, slightly boosting the power of physical moves.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
DPPt Battle ParkDP/FrontierPt (48 BP)
HGSS Purchased by the player's Mom Battle Frontier (48 BP)
BW Battle Subway (48 BP)
B2W2 Battle Subway/PWT (8 BP)
XY Battle Maison (48 BP)
ORAS Battle Maison (48 BP)
SM Konikoni City Battle Royal Dome (48 BP)
USUM Route 10 Battle Royal Dome (48 BP)
SwSh Hammerlocke
SwShIoA Cram-o-matic (Fighting: 32-40 points)
BDSP Battle Park (48 BP)

In spin-off games

Muscle Band in Pokémon UNITE

Pokémon UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, the Muscle Band increases the equipped Pokémon's Attack by 15 and Attack Speed by 7.5%, and deals additional damage with basic attacks based on the target's remaining HP.

In the TCG

Muscle Band
Main article: Muscle Band (XY 121)

Muscle Band was introduced as an Item card in the Pokémon Trading Card Game during the English XY Series (the Japanese XY Era) in the XY expansion.

The attacks of the Pokémon Muscle Band is attached to do 20 more damage to the opponent's Active Pokémon (before applying Weakness and Resistance).

Additionally, a Muscle Band appeared in the artwork of Pikachu (BW-P Promo 120).

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 力量頭帶 Lihkleuhng Tàuhdaai
Mandarin 力量頭帶 / 力量头带 Lìliàng Tóudài
  French Band. Muscle*
Bandeau Muscle*
  German Muskelband
  Italian Muscolbanda
  Korean 힘의머리띠 Himui Meoritti
  Brazilian Portuguese Faixa Musculosa
  Russian Мускульная Повязка Muskul'naya Povyazka
  Spanish Cinta Fuerte

External links

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