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This latest diecast replica from The Pokémon Company is a recreation of the Friend Ball, a very useful tool from the games that makes it a little easier to interact with the other species you encounter.
The Friend Ball is one of the signatures of iconic tinkerer Kurt, who created a gold and silver Poké Ball to help him find a few more allies in Gold, Silver & Crystal of the Pokemon Adventures manga.
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In franchise lore, the Friend Ball is made from green Apricorns – and usually retains the shape and color of the apricot and acorn hybrid.
The replica is made of cast steel and made sensitive to touch, in a presentation that can be illuminated in different colors at the touch of a button. Batteries are included in the set.
An illustrated manual is included with the set to explain the features of the Friend Ball, as well as details on how this recreation was produced.
Only a limited number of these uniquely produced Friend Balls will be released – you can pre-order yours now for £99.99 ahead of an official release in September.
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Replica Poké Balls are now being released quite regularly by the gaming company, with previous iterations including the Ultra Ball, Great Ball and Premier Ball.
All of these Poké Balls are made from cast steel and come in matching presentation cases – with lighting features – to ensure they are level with each other.
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Picking up the Friend Ball is the perfect addition to your Pokémon collection, especially if you can use a few more allies!