If you were looking for the item with the same Japanese name, see Max Elixir.
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Introduced in Generation III
PP Max (Japanese: ポイントマックス Point Max) is a type of vitamin introduced in Generation III. It raises the PP of a selected move to 8/5 of the move's base PP.
It is an improved version of the
Contents In the core series games
When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, raises the
PP of a selected move to 8/5 of the move's base PP. It also increases the Pokémon's friendship a little. It cannot be used on Sketch or a move which has already had its PP boosted by a PP Max or three PP Ups.
The PP Max is consumed upon use and cannot be used in battle.
R S E Colo.
XD Raises the PP of a move to its maximum points.
FR LG Raises the PP of a selected move to its maximum level for one Pokémon.
D P Pt HG SS
B W B2 W2 It maximally raises the top PP of a selected move that has been learned by the target Pokémon.
X Y OR AS
S M US UM A medicine that can optimally raise the maximum PP of a single move that has been learned by the target Pokémon.
P E A medicine that optimally raises the maximum PP of a single selected move that has been learned by a Pokémon.
Sw Sh A medicine that optimally raises the max PP of a single selected move that has been learned by a Pokémon.
R S E
Trick House (Seventh Puzzle), Magma Hideout
D P Pt
Routes 224, 226, 228
Route 45, Diglett's Cave, Vermilion City
Relic Castle Castelia City Pokémon Center (from a man in black for having Pokémon from 40 different original Trainers)
Routes 2 and 18, Abundant Shrine, Victory Road, Pinwheel Forest, Dragonspiral Tower
Join Avenue ( Raffle Shop) Big Stadium and Small Court (defeat Veteran Arlen or Sayuri) Hidden Grottoes
Sycamore Pokémon Lab (for a Poké Radar chain of 21-30) Loto-ID Center (3 digits) Secret Super Training (Lv. 8)
Route 119, Meteor Falls, Team Magma Hideout , OR Team Aqua Hideout
AS Lilycove Department Store Pokémon Lottery Corner (3 digits) Route 119 (5% chance after rematch with Brains & Brawn Jael & Kael), Meteor Falls (5% chance after rematch with Old Couple John & Jay), Victory Road (5% chance after rematch with Ace Duo Jude & Rory) Secret Super Training (Lv. 8) Secret Base ("Pick something up" with Secret Pal)
Graffiti Eraser (all levels)
S M US UM
Route 15 , S M Hokulani Observatory , US UM Vast Poni Canyon, Mount Lanakila, Poni Plains
Loto-ID Center (3 digits) Battle Tree (win streak of 40) Festival Plaza ( Lottery shop: third prize)
Celadon Condominiums (×10), Victory Road, Cerulean Cave
Cerulean Cave ( regenerates daily)
Loto-ID (3 digits)
The PP Max's English name is the same as the Japanese name of the Max Elixir. In other languages