Quick Ball

Quick Ball
クイックボール
Quick Ball
Quick Ball
Quick Ball
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation IV
Pocket
Generation IV Bag Poké Balls pocket icon.png Poké Balls
Generation V Bag Items pocket icon.png Items (Poké Balls)
Generation VI Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation VII Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation VIII Bag Poké Balls pocket icon.png Poké Balls

The Quick Ball (Japanese: クイックボール Quick Ball) is a type of Poké Ball introduced in Generation IV. It can be used to catch a wild Pokémon, being more likely to succeed if used at the start of the encounter.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwSh
 1000  500

Effect

Manual activation

When used from the Bag in a wild encounter, it attempts to catch the wild Pokémon. If used on the first turn of the encounter, it has an increased catch rate modifier.

Generation IV

If used on the first turn of the encounter, the Quick Ball has a 4× catch rate modifier; otherwise, it has a 1× modifier.

Generation V onward

If used on the first turn of the encounter, the Quick Ball has a 5× catch rate modifier; otherwise, it has a 1× modifier. If used on an Ultra Beast, the catch rate modifier is instead always set to 0.1×.

Held item

Fling fails if the user is holding a Quick Ball.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
A somewhat different Poké Ball that provides a better catch rate if it is used at the start of a wild encounter.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwSh
A somewhat different Poké Ball that has a more successful catch rate if used at the start of a wild encounter.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
DPPt Route 222Pt Pastoria, Canalave, Snowpoint, and Pokémon League Poké Marts
Pokémon News Press
HGSS Pewter, Cerulean, Vermilion, Saffron, Lavender, and Fuchsia Poké Marts, Safari Zone Gate
Goldenrod Department Store lottery (second prize)Th
PW Stormy Beach (1500+ steps)
BW Castelia City
Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "The most common hobby?" survey)
Opelucid and Pokémon League Poké Marts, Shopping Mall Nine
Black CityB/White ForestW (Ryder)
B2W2 Castelia City
Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "The most common hobby?" survey)
Opelucid, Victory Road, Icirrus, and Accumula Poké Marts, Shopping Mall Nine
Big Stadium and Small Court (defeat Pilot Leonard)
DW Windswept Sky
XY Lumiose City (South Boulevard), Poké Ball Factory, Victory Road Coumarine and Snowbelle Poké Marts, Poké Ball Boutique
ORAS Fallarbor Poké Mart
Route 114 (20% chance after a rematch with Poké Maniac Steve)
PMC Mine Cart Adventure (all levels)
SMUSUM Route 11, Paniola Town, Wela Volcano Park Route 8 Poké Mart
Festival Plaza (Ball Shop)MUM
SwSh Route 7 Southern Wyndon Poké Mart
All Watt Traders (50 W)
SwShIoA Cram-o-matic (Yellow Apricorn)

Appearance

Artwork

 
Artwork by
Ken Sugimori

Sprites

       
Summary sprite from
Generations IV and V
In-battle sprite in
Generation IV
Summary sprite from
Battle Revolution
In-battle sprite in
Generation V

Models

   
In-battle model
X, Y, Omega Ruby,
Alpha Sapphire
, Sun, Moon,
Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon
Model from
Generation VIII

In the anime

 
A Quick Ball in the anime

A Quick Ball appeared in Which One ~ Is It?, a Japanese ending theme from Pokémon the Series: Diamond and Pearl.

In Acting True to Form!, a Quick Ball appeared as a part of James's Poké Ball collection. It reappeared in Splash, Dash, and Smash for the Crown!.

In JN081, Blutus was shown to keep his Croagunk in a Quick Ball.

In the manga

 
A Quick Ball in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

Black 2 & White 2 chapter

In Abyssal Ruins, Blake gave Whitley a Quick Ball and had her use it to catch a Karrablast, which was shortly afterwards traded for Blake's newly caught Shelmet, causing both of them to evolve.

X & Y chapter

In Scizor Defends, a Quick Ball was seen amongst the Poké Balls that Y had used while trying to catch an Absol.

In the TCG

 
Quick Ball
Main article: Quick Ball (Mysterious Treasures 114)

The Quick Ball, released in the Mysterious Treasures expansion, allows the player to uncover cards from their deck until they find a Pokémon. Its effect is similar to the Fast Ball.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 先機球 Sīngēi Kàuh *
超速球 Chīuchūk Kàuh *
Mandarin 先機球 / 先机球 Xiānjī Qiú *
超速球 Chāosù Qiú *
  French Rapide Ball
  German Flottball
  Italian Velox Ball
  Korean 퀵볼 Quick Ball
  Polish Szybka Piłka*
Portuguese   Brazil Bola Rápida*
Poké Bola Rápida*
  Portugal Bola Rápida
  Russian Быстрый шар Bystryy shar
  Spanish Veloz Ball
  Turkish Hızlı Top




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