Held Items are objects equipped to the monster which increase flat stats and skill power. Some of them increase different types of skill (such as fire or water) while others are for specific monsters. Campaign can drop all Held Items except for Monster specific ones. Those can be obtained through events.
Arceus has a wide variety of plates, which will not only change its type, but also the effects of its skills. Same type pokemon will also receive a buff.
- Zap Plate (Electro type) - the Ulti has a chance to stun all enemies if the AoE skill has been used
- Icicle Plate (Ice type) - the Ulti has a chance to freeze all enemies if the AoE skill has been used, weather buff instead of heal
- Splash Plate (Water type) - ??
- Insect Plate (Bug type) - ??
- Pixie Plate (Fairy type) - any fairy skill in the team will trigger a speed bost
- Fist Plate (Fighting type) - buff (??) instead of heal
- Stone Plate (Rock type) - the Ulti has a chance to lower all enemies' speed after if the AoE skill has been used, affects opponents' accuracy negatively, weather buff instead of heal
- Earth Plate (Ground type) - the Ulti has a chance to stun all enemies if the AoE skill has been used
- Meadow Plate (Grass type) - the Ulti has a chance to poison all enemies if the AoE skill has been used
- ?? (Ghost type) - ??
Deoxys can take 3 different forms with its meteorites, which will greatly change its skills and buffs.
- Speed meteorite, increases its speed
- Attack meteorite, increases its skill power
- Defense meteorite, increases its defense
Giratina's Griseous Orb
Increases all of Giratina's Skills.
Pikachu's Light Ball
Increases Pikachu type's Skills.
Changes one attack into the respective type and increases its resistence to this type, increases all of Genesect's Skills.
- Douse drive (Water type)
- Shock drive (Electric type)
- Chill drive (Ice type)
- Burn drive (Fire type)
Chansey's Lucky Punch
Cubone's Thick Club
Increases Cubone's Attack.
Latias' Soul Dew
Increases Latias' and Latios' Sp-Atk and Sp-Def.
Dialga's Adamant Orb
Increases Dialga's Skill Power.
Palkia's Lustrous Orb
Increases Palkia's Skill Power.
Specific Skill Type
It doesn't matter which type your monster is, only the skill type will be buffed, so decide which of your monster's skills is most important.
Increases Steel, Psycho, Normal skill types.
Increases Dragon, Flying, Dark skill types.
Increases Fighting, Poison, Ghost skill types.
Increases Fire, Ground, Rock skill types.
Increases Water, Ice, Bug skill types.
Increases Electric, Grass, Fairy skill types.
Increases skill accuracy.
Recovers each turn a percentage of monster's max. HP.
Increases power of Sp-Atk Skills.
Increases power of P-Atk Skills.
Chance to increase the monster's SPD.
In order to upgrade a Held Item to the next level you need doubles. Flat stats improve your pokemon from level 0, while skill buffs apply starting from level 3.