Pokémon Gold Power-Up Item List

You can use this type of item to make your Pokémon stronger. Also, Pokémon like to be fed Power-Ups and are happy when you care for them. This is an expensive but fast way to evolve those Pokémon that evolve when they love you. Some Power-Ups, like Element Stones, will make a Pokémon evolve! Other Power-Ups boost attributes like Attack and Defense.

*Power ups like Dire Hit and X-Attack will only work when in battle. Also, the effect fades after the battle is over. It’s a lot cheaper just to get a move The other Power-Ups, however, are permanent.



Where to get it


Increases a Pokémon's Special Attack and Special Defense.

Buy in Department Stores


Increases a Pokémon's Speed.

Buy in Department Stores

Dire Hit*

Increases Critical Hit Probability.

Buy in Stores

Fire Stone

Use to evolve Vulpix, Growlithe, and Eevee.

Route 25 (Bill's Grandpa)

Guard Special*

Prevents Pokémon's attributes from being lowered.

Buy in Department Stores


Increases Pokémon's Maximum Hit Points.

Buy in Department Stores


Increases a Pokémon's Defense.

Buy in Department Stores

Leaf Stone

Use to evolve Gloom, Weepinbell, and Exeggcute.

Route 25 (Bill's Grandpa)

Moon Stone

Use to evolve Nidorina, Nidorino, Jigglypuff, and Clefairy.

Mt. Moon, Route 27


Increases Maximum Power Points for a technique.

Mystery Gift...


Increases a Pokémon's Attack.

Buy in Department Stores

Rare Candy

Raises a Pokémon 1 Level.

Pikachu2, Mystery Gift...

Sun Stone

Use to evolve Skiploom and Gloom.

Bug-Catching Contest


Use to evolve Pikachu and Eevee.

Route 25 (Bill's Grandpa)

Water Stone

Use to evolve Poliwhirl, Shellder, Staryu, and Evee

Route 25 (Bill's Grandpa)

X Accuracy*

Increases your Accuracy.

Buy in Department Stores

X Attack*

Increases your Attack.

Buy in Pokémarts

X Defend*

Increases your Defense.

Buy in Pokémarts

X Special*

Increases your Special.

Buy in Pokémarts

X Speed*

Increases your Speed.

Buy in Pokémarts


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