The Salamencite (Japanese: ボーマンダナイト Bohmandanite) is a type of held item introduced in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. It is the Mega Stone that allows Salamence to Mega Evolve into Mega Salamence.

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Introduced in Generation VI
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Power 80

In the core series games


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In battle

If held by a Salamence, allows it to Mega Evolve into Mega Salamence 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 Salamence a Salamencite or remove a Salamencite from Salamence.

Outside of battle

If held by a Salamence, allows it to Mega Evolve into Mega Salamence when it performs a Spectacular Talent during a Pokémon Contest Spectacular while its Trainer has a Key Stone. Salamence will remain a Mega Salamence until the Talent Round ends.

Pokémon holding Salamencite in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire cannot be traded to Pokémon X and Y.


Games Description
One of a variety of mysterious Mega Stones. Have Salamence hold it, and this stone will enable it to Mega Evolve during battle.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
ORAS Meteor Falls (from Zinnia's grandmother after completing the Delta Episode)
SMUSUM Battle Tree (64 BP)

In spin-off games

Pokémon Shuffle

In Pokémon Shuffle, the Salamencite allows the player to Mega Evolve Salamence.

The player can obtain the Salamencite by defeating Mega Salamence in Stage 530 found on Nacht Carnival.

The Salamencite was also available as a prize during the Mega Salamence Competitive Stage. This Competitive Stage ran on both the Nintendo 3DS and Mobile versions from January 16 to 23, 2018.

The Salamencite enables the following Mega Evolution:

Stone Pokémon Type Effect Gauge Max  
      Mega Salamence Flying Erases one kind of Pokémon with the same type as Mega Salamence (max 10).
Won't clear other Mega Salamence
22 10

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire arc

In Salamence Evolves, Zinnia was revealed to own a Salamencite. She used it and her Mega Anklet to Mega Evolve her Salamence to battle Ruby and Latios.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 暴飛龍進化石 Bouhfēilùhng Jeunfa Sehk
Mandarin 暴飛龍進化石 / 暴飞龙进化石 Bàofēilóng Jìnhuà Shí
  French Drattakite
  German Brutalandanit
  Italian Salamencite
  Korean 보만다나이트 Bomandanite
  Spanish Salamencita

External links

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