Silver Powder

The Silver Powder (Japanese: ぎんのこな Silver Powder), formatted SilverPowder prior to Generation VI, is a type of held item introduced in Generation II that boosts the power of Bug-type moves.

Silver Powder
ぎんのこな
Silver Powder
Bag Silver Powder Sprite.png
Silver Powder
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation II
Pocket
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Fling
Power 10

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
GSC
RSEFRLG
ColoXD
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
BDSP
N/A $50
SMUSUM N/A $500
SwSh $3,000 $500
SV $3,000 $750

Effect

Generations II and III

Boosts the power of the holder's Bug-type moves by 10%.

Generation IV onward

Boosts the power of the holder's Bug-type moves by 20%.

Description

Games Description
GSC Powers up bug-type moves. (HOLD)
RSEColoXD A hold item that raises the power of Bug-type moves.
FRLG An item to be held by a Pokémon. A shiny silver powder that boosts the power of Bug-type moves.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
An item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a shiny, silver powder that ups the power of Bug-type moves.
XYORAS An item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a shiny, silver powder that will boost the power of Bug-type moves.
SM An item to be held by a Pokémon. It's a shiny, silver powder that will boost the power of Bug-type moves.
USUM
SwShBDSP
An item to be held by a Pokémon. It's a shiny silver powder that will boost the power of Bug-type moves.
SV An item to be held by a Pokémon. It's a shiny silver powder that boosts the power of the holder's Bug-type moves.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
GSC Held by wild Butterfree (2% chance)
RSE Route 120 (held by Bug Maniac Brandon'sRS/Jeffrey'sE Masquerain from the fourth rematch onward)
FRLG Held by wild Venomoth (5% chance)
Colo Held by Shadow Ariados
XD Held by Shadow Venomoth
DPPt Eterna Forest Held by wild MasquerainPt (5% chance)
HGSS Held by wild Butterfree and wild Masquerain (5% chance each)
PW Dim Cave
BW Pinwheel Forest Held by wild Butterfree (5% chance) and wild Volcarona (100% chance)
B2W2 Held by wild Volcarona (100% chance)
DW* Windswept Sky
XY Route 7 Held by wild Masquerain (5% chance)
ORAS Held by wild Masquerain (5% chance)
SMUSUM Berry fields Held by wild Butterfree, wild Masquerain (5% chance each), and wild Volcarona (100% chance)USUM
SwSh Route 4 Stow-on-Side (bargain shop)
Held by wild Butterfree (5% chance)
SwShIA Cram-o-matic (Bug: 52-60 points)
Held by wild Volcarona (100% chance)
SwShCT Hidden recurring item (Ballimere Lake)
BDSP Eterna Forest
SV Delibird Presents (Mesagoza Branch)
SVID Item Printer

Distribution

As a held item
Games Event Language/Region Distribution period
XY Winter 2013 Scizor American November 27, 2013 to June 30, 2014

Gallery

Artwork

 
Artwork from
Scarlet and Violet

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 銀粉 Ngàhnfán *
銀色的粉 Ngàhnsīk-jī fán *
Mandarin 銀粉 / 银粉 Yínfěn *
銀色的粉 Yínsè-de Fěn *
  French Poudre Arg.*
Poudre Argentée*
  German Silberstaub
  Italian Argenpolvere
  Korean 은빛가루 Eunbit Garu
  Spanish Polvo Plata

External links



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