In the core series games
Generations IV to VI
Raises the Special Defense of a Pokémon currently in battle by 1 level. In Generation VI, it also increases the Pokémon's friendship a little.
Raises the Special Defense of a Pokémon currently in battle by 2 levels. It also increases the Pokémon's friendship a little.
| An item that raises the Sp. Def stat of a Pokémon in battle. It wears off if the Pokémon is withdrawn.
|| An item that boosts the Sp. Def stat of a Pokémon during a battle. It wears off once the Pokémon is withdrawn.
|| An item that sharply boosts the Sp. Def stat of a Pokémon during a battle. It wears off once the Pokémon is withdrawn.
|| Finite methods
|| Repeatable methods
|| Route 205Pt
|| Veilstone Department Store
|| Team Rocket HQ
|| Goldenrod Department Store, Celadon Department Store
|| Suburban Area, Town Outskirts
|| Nacrene City, Shopping Mall Nine
|| Castelia Sewers
|| Nacrene City, Shopping Mall Nine|
Join Avenue (Market)
|| Route 7, Frost Cavern
|| Santalune City Poké Mart
|| Slateport City Poké Mart, Lilycove Department Store (Level 3)
|| Paniola RanchUSUM, Ula'ula Meadow, Vast Poni CanyonUSUM
|| Route 2, Route 5USUM, Route 8, and Hau'oli Poké Marts|
Festival Plaza (Battle Store)MUM
|| Route 24, Saffron City, Power Plant
|| All Poké Marts (after obtaining 1 Badge), Celadon Department Store
The X Sp. Def appears as four Wonder Launcher items, increasing the Defense stat by 1, 2, 3 or 6 levels. It costs 3, 5, 7, or 11 points to use respectively.
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