Retro Mail

The Retro Mail (Japanese: レトロメール Retro Mail) is a type of Mail exclusive to the Generation III games.

Retro Mail
Retro Mail
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Retro Mail
Retro Mail
Introduced in Generation III
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In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
RSE N/A $25
FRLG $50 $25


Held item

Causes the secondary effect of Thief and Covet to fail when used on holder. Pokémon holding this cannot be placed in the PC.


Games Description
RSE Mail featuring the drawings of three Pokémon.
FRLG A piece of Mail featuring a print of three cute Pokémon. It is to be held by a Pokémon.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
RS Trade
E Battle Frontier (held by in-game trade Meowth)
FRLG Celadon Department Store

Generation II Eon MailFlower MailLitebluemailLovely Mail
Morph MailMusic MailPortraitmailSurf Mail
Event-only: Bluesky MailMirage Mail
Generation III Bead MailDream MailFab MailGlitter MailHarbor MailMech Mail
Orange MailRetro MailShadow MailTropic MailWave MailWood Mail
Generation IV Air MailBloom MailBubble MailFlame MailGrass Mail
Heart MailSnow MailSpace MailSteel MailTunnel Mail
Event-only: Brick MailUnobtainable: Mosaic Mail
Generation V BridgeMail DBridgeMail MBridgeMail SBridgeMail TBridgeMail V
Favored MailGreet MailInquiry MailLike Mail
Reply MailRSVP MailThanks Mail

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