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Key Item

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'''Key items''' are special [[item]]s that players can only obtain once, and either aid the progression of the storyline or allow access to new areas. They rarely have anything to do with the player's [[{{OBP|Pokémon]]|species}} and are mostly specific to the different {{pkmn|games}}. The items cannot be bought or sold at [[Poké MartsMart]]s, disposed of, or given to Pokémon to hold. Since [[Generation II]], these items have been given their own classification and have been stored in a separate pocket in the [[bag]].
==Obtaining key items==
[[Image:key_gen1and2c.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Key items cannot be sold.]]
Key items are not generally found lying around on the ground. They are usually obtained throughout the storyline and are given to the player by other people. Once a player has obtained a key item, there is no way of getting rid of it unless it is part of the main storyline. For example, the {{DL|List of key items in Generation II|Machine Part}} found in [[Kanto]] in [[Generation II]] as part of the mission to save the [[Power Plant]] could only be removed when the player had taken it back to the Plant and given it to the manager. Some key items, such as the {{DL|List of key items in Generation II|SquirtbottleSquirtBottle}}, are not deleted once their usefulness has passed, and remain in the inventory for the remainder of the game. Prior to [[Generation IV]], Key Items can be deposited in a PC.
==Common key items==
[[Category:Key items]]