The PP Up (Japanese: ポイントアップ Point Up) is a type of vitamin introduced in Generation I. It increases the PP of a selected train by 1/5 of the train’s base PP. The PP Max is an improved version of this article.
The PP Max (Japanese: ポイントマックス Point Max) is a type of vitamin introduced in Generation III. It increases the PP of a selected move to 8/5 of the move’s base PP. It is an improved version of the PP Up.
PP Ups increase the move’s PP by 20% of its original value per PP Up and can be used up to three times on the same move. PP maxes increase a move’s PP by 60% of its original value and can only be used once and count as 3 PP ups.
(+1 for all Happiness values) Give the Pokémon Vitamins [HP Up, Carbos, Iron, Protein, Calcium, Zinc, PP Up] ( +5 0-99, +3 100-199, +2 200-254)
You can get PP Max as a reward after getting 40 victories in Battle Tower. For more advice on how to get through the Battle Tower and a list of rewards, check out our full guide and walkthrough below.
In the core series games
The PP Up is consumed on use and cannot be used in combat.
PP is an abbreviation for Power Points. Power points measure how many times a move can be used. The higher the PP, the more often you can use the attack.
No, they can’t. In Gen I alone, Trainer Pokémon and Wild Pokémon have infinite PP for all of their turns.
If you have no moves available, your move is combat. When you run out of PP, this turn comes out instead. It damages an enemy, but it also damages you.
Yes, your opponents also have PP. This means they use Struggle when they run out of PP. Several people on Gamefaqs have seen a Legendary Pokemon fare with Struggle after a long battle.
Equipping the Soothe Bell to a Pokémon will require you to walk approximately 20,000 steps to fully unlock the friendship.
In all games, friendship is a value ranging from 0 to 255 (stored as a single byte).
General notes. Eevee generally evolves into Espeon or Umbreon when leveling up if its Luck (or “Friendship”) stat is 220 or more (before Sw/Sh) or 160 or more (after Sw/Sh) is .
PP Up is available in the Battle Tower for 10 BP. You must defeat Cynthia and become the champion before gaining access to the battle tower where you can earn BP.