If you’re touching down in Paldea and don’t know where to start, you’re not alone. With each generation, there’s new ‘mons, moves, and items. We’re concentrating on the latter in our Pokémon Scarlet and Violet held items guide, with every new and returning piece of Pokégear included in our list so you can figure out the contents of your bag with ease.
Before we dive into the full guide, be sure to check out our other great Pokémon Scarlet and Violet content, including guides on Pokémon Scarlet and Violet new Pokemon, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet tera raid battles, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet picnics, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet legendaries, and Pokémon Scarlet and Violet gym leaders.
Alright trainers, let’s dive into our Pokémon Scarlet and Violet held items guide
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet held items
As with every generation of Pokemon, a litany of held items debut in Scarlet and Violet, helping to add even more depth to the decision-making process in building a competitive team. So, we’ve listed all the held items new to Pokémon Scarlet and Violet below, just in case you wanted to try out something different.
|Pokémon Scarlet and Violet held item||Effect Pokémon|
|Booster Energy||Boost the power of paradox|
|Ability Shield||Your ability cannot be changed|
|Clear Amulet||Your stats cannot be lowered|
|Mirror Herb||Mirror an opponent’s stat increase once|
|Punching Glove||Boosts punching moves and protects from contact abilities like Poison Point|
|Covert Cloak||Protects from the additional effects of moves (for example, no burn from Scald)|
|Loaded Dice||Multistrike moves hit more times|
Outside of these new held items, all the classics return for Scarlet and Violet. This goes for the “Power” items that help with EV training, to classic battle items like Leftovers and White Herb.
That’s all you need to know about the new Pokémon Scarlet and Violet held items. For even more tips on how to get by in Paldea, see our Pokémon Scarlet and Violet gym leaders guide.