Pickup
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In-game description
The Pokémon may pick up items.

Pickup is an ability introduced in Generation III. So far, 4 Pokémon have this ability.

Effect

In battle

At the end of the turn in which another Pokémon has used a one-time use item (including throwing an item with Fling or using Natural Gift), a Pokémon with Pickup will collect the item if they are not holding anything. If more than one Pokémon has Pickup or the faster Pokémon will collect an item first, and if a faster Pokémon has Harvest, and used a held berry, it will restore its berry first. If multiple items can be collected, the Pokémon will collect the item most recently consumed. A single Pokémon's Pickup will not activate more than once per turn.

Pickup cannot collect an item that a Pokémon consumed before switching out, even if it switched back in again before the end of the turn. Pickup cannot collect items that have been destroyed with Incinerate, eaten with Bug Bite or Pluck, or knocked off with Knock Off.

A Pokémon may only have one consumed item at a time; if a Pokémon consumes an item, obtains another item and consumes it, the original consumed item cannot be collected, even if the second item is collected or restored then swapped away. If the Pokémon obtains another item after consuming an item, Pickup can still collect the old item as long as the Pokémon does not consume the new one.

Outside of battle

After winning a battle, any Pokémon on the team that has this Ability and is not already holding an item will create a held item for itself, even if the Pokémon was not used in battle. This Ability is still active while the Pokémon is fainted. Catching a Pokémon does not count as a victory.

Pickup Chart

Level 71% 61% 51% 41% 31% 21% 11% 7% 3% 2% 1%
1-10 Potion Antidote Super Potion Great Ball Repel Escape Rope Full Heal Hyper Potion Ultra Ball Rare Candy Max Repel
11-20 Antidote Super Potion Great Ball Repel Escape Rope Full Heal Hyper Potion Ultra Ball Revive Max Repel Nugget
21-30 Super Potion Great Ball Repel Escape Rope Full Heal Hyper Potion Ultra Ball Revive Liechi Berry Nugget King's Rock
31-40 Great Ball Repel Escape Rope Full Heal Hyper Potion Ultra Ball Revive Liechi Berry Ganlon Berry King's Rock Full Restore
41-50 Repel Escape Rope Full Heal Hyper Potion Ultra Ball Revive Liechi Berry Ganlon Berry Salac Berry Full Restore Ether
51-60 Escape Rope Full Heal Hyper Potion Ultra Ball Revive Liechi Berry Ganlon Berry Salac Berry Apicot Berry Ether Nuclear Ball
61-70 Full Heal Hyper Potion Ultra Ball Revive Liechi Berry Ganlon Berry Salac Berry Apicot Berry Petaya Berry Nuclear Ball Leftovers
71-80 Hyper Potion Ultra Ball Revive Liechi Berry Ganlon Berry Salac Berry Apicot Berry Petaya Berry Dusk Stone Leftovers Elixir
81-90 Ultra Ball Revive Liechi Berry Ganlon Berry Salac Berry Apicot Berry Petaya Berry Dusk Stone Shiny Stone Elixir Max Revive
91-100 Revive Liechi Berry Ganlon Berry Salac Berry Apicot Berry Petaya Berry Dusk Stone Shiny Stone Sun Stone Max Revive PP Up



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Pokémon with Pickup do not receive any new held items in versions prior to 1.02. Click here for more info on known bugs.

Pokémon with Pickup

Normal Ability

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#007 Chyinmunk Chyinmunk
Normal Normal
#n007 Chyinmunk Chyinmunk
Nuclear Chyinmunk
Normal Nuclear
#008 Kinetmunk Kinetmunk
Normal Electric
#n008 Kinetmunk Kinetmunk
Nuclear Kinetmunk
Normal Nuclear

Hidden Ability

Dex no. Pokémon Type
#139 Ratsy Ratsy
Dark Dark
#140 Raffiti Raffiti
Dark Dark
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