In the core series games
If held by a
Pinsir (or is present in the player's Bag) , allows it to P E Mega Evolve into Mega Pinsir if its Trainer has a Key Stone. Each Trainer can only Mega Evolve one Pokémon per battle.
Unaffected by item negating effects (such as
Embargo and Klutz). Item manipulating effects (such as Trick and Fling) cannot give Pinsir a Pinsirite or remove a Pinsirite from Pinsir.
Outside of battle
If held by a Pinsir, allows it to Mega Evolve into Mega Pinsir when it performs a
Spectacular Talent during a Pokémon Contest Spectacular while its Trainer has a Key Stone. Pinsir will remain a Mega Pinsir until the Talent Round ends.
X Y One variety of the mysterious Mega Stones. Have Pinsir hold it, and this stone will enable it to Mega Evolve during battle.
OR AS S M US UM
Sw Sh One of a variety of mysterious Mega Stones. Have Pinsir hold it, and this stone will enable it to Mega Evolve during battle.
P E One of a variety of mysterious Mega Stones. This stone will enable Pinsir to Mega Evolve during battle.
Distribution In spin-off games
Pokémon Shuffle, the Pinsirite allows the player to Mega Evolve Pinsir.
The player can obtain the Pinsirite by completing the
Competitive Stage available in Week 13 of the event rotation.
The Pinsirite enables the following Mega Evolutions:
Bug Erases Pokémon and disruptions around two spots you tap.
Erases five tiles in a + shape surrounding each spot. Does not activate if the foe is defeated. Only gives 3 seconds to tap. Can erase fewer than 2.
In the manga In other languages
凱羅斯進化石 Hóilòhsī Jeunfa Sehk
凱羅斯進化石 / 凯罗斯进化石 Kǎiluósī Jìnhuà Shí