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Introduced in Generation VII
Rockium Z (Japanese: イワＺ Rock Z) is a type of Z-Crystal introduced in Pokémon Sun and Moon. It is the type-specific Z-Crystal associated with the Rock type and allows Pokémon to upgrade their Rock-type moves to Z-Moves.
Contents In the core series games
S M US UM N/A
Can create Rockium Z held items for the player's Pokémon.
Allows the holder to upgrade its
Rock-type damaging moves to the Z-Move Continental Crush or upgrade its Rock-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.
Multitype changes an Arceus holding this item to its Rock-type form. Rayquaza cannot Mega Evolve if it holds a Z-Crystal.
Outside of battle
A held Rockium Z is automatically removed if the Pokémon is
traded between players.
Multitype changes an Arceus holding this item to its Rock-type form.
S M US UM It converts Z-Power into crystals that upgrade Rock-type moves to Rock-type Z-Moves.
S M US UM This is a crystallized form of Z-Power. It upgrades Rock-type moves to Z-Moves.
Acquisition In the anime
Gladion used his Rockium Z with his Lycanroc to defeat Team Rocket in . He obtained it by completing A Glaring Rivalry! Olivia's grand trial prior to the episode.
Olivia was revealed to have a Rockium Z in
The Island Whisperer! Ash obtained a Rockium Z from Olivia after completing the Akala Island grand trial in . He first used it with his Trials and Determinations! Lycanroc in . In Mimikyu Unmasked! , the Beauty is Only Crystal Deep! Ultra Guardians used it, along with Ash's Grassium Z, Normalium Z, Solganium Z, and Steelium Z, and Lillie's Icium Z, as bait for a Pheromosa.
A full set of
type-specific Z-Crystals, including the Rockium Z, appeared in , where A Grand Debut! Hapu allowed Ash to choose his grand trial prize from them.
A full set of replicas of the type-specific Z-Crystals, including the Rockium Z, appeared in
, where they were shown to Ash and A Team-on-Team Tussle! his classmates by Professor Kukui.
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