Tough Candy

The Tough Candy (Japanese: まもりのアメ Defense Candy) is a type of Candy introduced in Generation VII.

Tough Candy
Defense Candy
Bag Tough Candy Sprite.png
Tough Candy
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation VII
Generation VII Bag Candy Jar pocket icon.png Candy Jar

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
PE N/A $10


When used from the Bag on a Pokémon, it increases that Pokémon's Defense by 1 AV, up until it has reached 50 AVs in Defense.


Games Description
A candy that is packed with energy. When given to a Pokémon, it will increase that Pokémon's Defense.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
PE Catch or transfer Squirtle, Wartortle, Metapod, Kakuna, Sandshrew, Sandslash, Parasect, Poliwrath, Geodude, Graveler, Golem, Slowbro, Shellder, Cloyster, Onix, Exeggcute, Cubone, Marowak, Koffing, Weezing, Rhyhorn, Tangela, Seadra, Omanyte, Omastar, or Kabuto
Hidden recurring item (Rocket Game Corner, Pokémon Mansion, Victory Road)
GO Park, Poké Ball Plus

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 守護糖果 Sáuwuh Tòhnggwó
Mandarin 守護糖果 / 守护糖果 Shǒuhù Tángguǒ
  French Bonbon Armure S
  German Robustbonbon
  Italian Caramella protezione S
  Korean 수비의사탕 Subi-ui Satang
  Spanish Caramelo Aguante

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