Utility Umbrella

Utility Umbrella (Japanese: ばんのうがさ Utility Umbrella) is a type of held item introduced in Generation VIII.

Utility Umbrella
Utility Umbrella
Bag Utility Umbrella Sprite.png
Utility Umbrella
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet artwork
Introduced in Generation VIII
Generation VIII Bag Other Items SwSh pocket icon.png Other Items
Generation IX Bag Other Items SwSh pocket icon.png Other Items
Power 60

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
SwSh N/A  2,000
SV  15,000  3,750


  This Ability effect may be in need of research.
Reason: If a Pokémon holds a Utility Umbrella, is it unaffected by its ally's Flower Gift? Is Hydro Steam affected by the Utility Umbrella?
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In battle

The Pokémon holding Utility Umbrella is unaffected by effects of rain and harsh sunlight. All effects of sandstorm, hail, and snow work as normal.

The holder's Abilities and self-targeting moves behave as if there was no rain or sunlight present (with the exceptions of Protosynthesis and Orichalcum Pulse). For example, if the holder has Chlorophyll or uses Growth or Synthesis in harsh sunlight, it will not have its speed doubled, boost stats by only 1 stage, and heal only half of its HP, respectively.

Water-type and Fire-type moves targeted at the holder will not have their power decreased or increased in rain or sun. Moves with a different accuracy in rain or sun, such as Thunder, have their normal accuracy when targeted at the holder. Conversely, these weather effects are applied as normal to the holder's moves.[1]

In rain or harsh sunlight, Solar Beam's number of turns to charge and power is unaffected by weather if used by a Pokémon holding the Utility Umbrella. During rain or harsh sunlight, the holder's Weather Ball will be Normal-type and its power will not be doubled (as if no weather was present). However, weather effects are applied as normal to Solar Beam and Weather Ball targeted at the holder.[1]

A Pokémon holding the Utility Umbrella can be frozen in harsh sunlight.

Overcast Form Cherrim holding a Utility Umbrella cannot change to Sunshine Form. If a Sunshine Form Cherrim gains the Utility Umbrella (through a move such as Trick), it will immediately change to Overcast Form. Likewise, a Cherrim losing the Utility Umbrella in the sun will immediately change to Sunshine Form.[1]

Outside of battle

The Utility Umbrella has no effect outside of battle, so Sliggoo is still able to evolve while holding the Utility Umbrella.


Games Description
SwSh* An item to be held by a Pokémon. This sturdy umbrella protects the holder from the effects of weather.
An item to be held by a Pokémon. This sturdy umbrella protects the holder from the effects of rain and harsh sunlight.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
SwSh Hammerlocke
SwShIoA Cram-o-matic (Steel: 52-60 points)
SwShCT Freezington
SV Delibird Presents (Cascarrafa Branch, after earning 4 Gym Badges)

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 萬能傘 Maahnnàhng Saan
Mandarin 萬能傘 / 万能伞 Wànnéng Sǎn
  French Parapluie Solide
  German Allzweckschirm
  Italian Superombrello
  Korean 만능우산 Maneung Usan
  Spanish Parasol Multiuso

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