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====Generation III to VII====
When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, adds 10 {{stat|Special Defense}} {{EV}}s to the target Pokémon per use, until it has 100 Special Defense EVs. It also increases the Pokémon's [[friendship]] a little.
Zinc is consumed upon use and cannot be used in battle.
====Generation VIII onward====
Zinc can now be used even on a Pokémon that has 100 Special Defense EVs or more, allowing the Special Defense EVs to be raised to the single-stat cap of 252 or the total cap of 510 this way.