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Balls are items (but they have their own pocket in the bag) that you can catch Pokémon with. They are very vital to the game, because you will need it to catch Pokémon for your journey. It starts with Poké Ball, to Master Balls, which are very rare and will always catch any Pokémon.

Your first ball will be when you go back to Elm's Lab, (after seeing your rival) where his lowest assistant will walk over to you (like he did when you got a potion from him) and give you a Poké Ball. Once you receive the last gym battle (beating Clair and getting the badge in the cave), Professor Elm will call you over the PokéGear and tell you he has something for you. Fly over to his lab to receive a Master Ball.

Poké Ball List[edit]

Normal Poké Balls[edit]

Name Description Catch Rate Buy Price Sell Price
Poké Ball The regular and most common Ball. 1 x 200Pokebuck.png 100Pokebuck.png
Great Ball This Ball is better than the regular Ball, and can catch Pokémon better. 1.5 x 600Pokebuck.png 300Pokebuck.png
Park Ball This Ball is given to you on the National Park event. 1.5 x -- --
Ultra Ball This Ball is the best general Ball available on the store. 2 x 1200Pokebuck.png 600Pokebuck.png
Master Ball The ultimate Ball. Will catch any Pokémon without failing. 255 x -- 0Pokebuck.png

Special Balls[edit]

Name Effect Catch Rate Obtained From Sell Price
Level Ball Catch rate increases with the level ratio between your Pokémon and the opponent's If your level is higher than opponent's: 2x

If your level is 2 times or more than your opponent's: 4x
If your level is 4 times or more than your opponent's: 8x

Red Apricorn 500Pokebuck.png
Lure Ball Works better if the Pokémon was hooked using a rod. 3x if Pokémon was hooked using a rod. Blue Apricorn
Moon Ball Works better if the Pokémon can evolve using a Moon Stone. 4x is the Pokémon can evolve using a Moon Stone. Yellow Apricorn
Friend Ball A Pokémon captured with this Ball will have a happiness value of 200. 1x Green Apricorn
Fast Ball Works well if the Pokémon can flee.

List of Pokémon who flee: Abra, Natu, Magnemite, Grimer, Tangela, Mr. Mime, Eevee, Porygon, Dratini, Dragonair, Entei, Suicune and Raikou.

4x if the Pokémon is from the list above. White Apricorn
Heavy Ball The heavier the Pokémon, the higher the catch rate If the Pokémon weight is:
  • Between 100-200kg: Normal.
  • Between 200-300kg: +20 to catch rate.
  • Over 300kg: +30.
  • Lower than 100: -10.
Black Apricorn
Love Ball Higher catch rate if your Pokémon and the wild Pokémon are opposite in genders. 8x if the Pokémon are in opposite genders. Pink Apricorn