Normalium Z

The Normalium Z (Japanese: ノーマルZ Normal Z) is a type of Z-Crystal introduced in Pokémon Sun and Moon. It is the type-specific Z-Crystal associated with the Normal type and allows Pokémon to upgrade their Normal-type moves to Z-Moves.

Normalium Z
Normal Z
Bag Normalium Z Sprite.png
Normalium Z
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation VII
Generation VII Bag Z-Crystals pocket icon.png Z-Crystals

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price


  Bag item

Can create Normalium Z held items for the player's Pokémon.

  Held item

In battle

Allows the holder to upgrade its Normal-type damaging moves to the Z-Move Breakneck Blitz or upgrade its Normal-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.

Rayquaza cannot Mega Evolve if it holds a Z-Crystal.

Outside of battle

A held Normalium Z is automatically removed if the Pokémon is traded between players.


Bag item

Games Description
SMUSUM It converts Z-Power into crystals that upgrade Normal-type moves to Normal-type Z-Moves.

Held item

Games Description
SMUSUM This is a crystallized form of Z-Power. It upgrades Normal-type moves to Z-Moves.


Games Method
SMUSUM Verdant Cavern (reward for completing Ilima's trial)

In the anime

A Normalium Z in the anime

Ash obtained a Normalium Z from a Totem Gumshoos after completing the Verdant Cavern trial in To Top a Totem!. He and Pikachu first used it to perform Breakneck Blitz in Trial and Tribulation!. In Beauty is Only Crystal Deep!, the Ultra Guardians used it, along with Ash's Grassium Z, Rockium Z, Solganium Z, and Steelium Z, and Lillie's Icium Z, as bait for a Pheromosa.

Gladion was revealed to have obtained a Normalium Z in The Prism Between Light and Darkness!, where he and Silvally used it to perform Breakneck Blitz while attacking Necrozma.

A full set of type-specific Z-Crystals, including the Normalium Z, appeared in A Grand Debut!, where Hapu allowed Ash to choose his grand trial prize from them.

A full set of replicas of the type-specific Z-Crystals, including Normalium Z, appeared in A Team-on-Team Tussle!, where they were shown to Ash and his classmates by Professor Kukui.

In the TCG

A Normalium Z card

The following is a list of cards named or including Normalium Z.

Normalium Z
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a green background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Rarity # Japanese
Rarity #
Normalium Z: Tackle I Unified Minds   203/236 Sky Legend   044/054

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 一般Z Yātbūn-Z
Mandarin 一般Z Yībān-Z
  Danish Normalium Z
  Dutch Normalium Z
  Finnish Normalium Z
  French Normazélite
  German Normium Z
  Italian Normium Z
  Korean 노말Z Normal-Z
  Norwegian Normalium Z
  Polish Normalium Z
  Portuguese Normalium Z
  Spanish Normastal Z
  Swedish Normailum Z

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