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Pokémon type assessment field test

Whether you are a field expert or an avid Pokemon watcher, you may want to determine the type of a Pokemon unknown to you. This guide will walk you through the steps to do so.

Important! Some of the compounds in the Type Assessment Kit are toxic, both to humans and to Pokemon. Be sure to use common sense, and always use the compounds according to to the instructions provided.

If you are a student in school, you may want to try out a test on a Pokemon whose type you already know. But always remember to ask permission before performing tests on Pokemon that belong to other people!

The Type Assessment Kit, provided by Silph Co., contains small doses of each of the seventeen known Pokemon types which you can use to determine the type of a wild Pokemon. Specifically:

Allergy Test Procedure