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Capsules

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Capsule
カプセル Kapuseru
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The five different types of Capsules in EarthBound Beginnings. Artwork from Encyclopedia Mother.
Type Status boosters
Appears in EarthBound Beginnings
EarthBound

Capsules (カプセル Capsule) are stat incriminating items in EarthBound Beginnings and EarthBound which permanently increase a specific stat of a party member. They can only be obtained through opening certain presents, so the amount of capsules are limited.

In EarthBound Beginnings

Capsules will permanently increase a stat by either 4 or 5.There are five different types of capsules, and a total of nine capsules, that can be found throughout the game. The capsules can also be lost to enemies with the ability to steal items, such as Crows, Gorillas, Seagulls and Oh-Mooks.

Types of capsules

Fight Capsule

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The Fight Capsule (ファイトカプセル Fight Capsule), alternatively FightCapsul, increases one party member's fight. There is a total of two Fight Capsules present in the game; one being in the upper right present in the room in Queen Mary's Castle, where only one of six presents is openable, and one being located in the western portion of Sweet's Little Factory.

In-game description

"Take this capsule to raise your FIGHT."

Force Capsule

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The Force Capsule (フォースカプセル Force Capsule), alternatively ForceCapsul, increases one party member's force. There is only one Force Capsule in the entire game, which is located in the most northern point of Duncan's Factory.

In-game description

"Take this capsule to raise your FORCE."

Physical Capsule

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The Physical Capsule (フィジカルカプセル Physical Capsule), alternatively PhysicalCap, increases one party member's strength. One is located in the southern portion of Sweet's Little Factory, and one is located in the southern portion of Duncan's Factory.

In-game description

"Take this capsule to raise your STRENGTH."

Quick Capsule

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The Quick Capsule (スピードカプセル Speed Capsule), alternatively QuickCapsul, increases one party member's speed. There are three Quick Capsules present in the game, which makes it the Capsule with the highest frequency. One is located in the eastern portion of Sweet's Little Factory, one in southern portion of Duncan's Factory, and one can be obtained from a monkey in the southern portion of the lower floor of the Ruins of Desert.

In-game description

"Take this capsule to raise your SPEED."

Wisdom Capsule

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The Wisdom Capsule (ウィスダムカプセル Wisdom Capsule), alternatively Wisdom Caps, increases one party member's wisdom. There is only one obtainable Wisdom Capsule in the game, which can be found in the southern portion of Duncan's Factory.

In-game description

"Take this capsule to raise your WISDOM."

In EarthBound

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Artwork of the capsules in EarthBound.

Stat capsules can now only increase a given stat by only 1. Like in EarthBound Beginnings there are five different types of capsules that can only be found by opening presents.

Types of capsules

Guts capsule

Guts capsules will permanently increase a character's guts. One can be found in the Gold Mine guarded by a Guardian Digger.

IQ capsule

IQ capsules will permanently increase a character's IQ. Their locations are: the southern-eastmost room in Belch's Factory, the Gold Mine guarded by a Guardian Digger, the second floor of the Dungeon Man (when exiting for the first time), in Deep Darkness by the bird where the Photo Man appears and in Stonehenge Base.

Luck capsule

Luck capsules will permanently increase a character's luck. One is located in the center portion of Peaceful Rest Valley, and another in the Gold Mine.

Speed capsule

Speed capsules will permanently increase a character's speed. They are located in: the Scaraba Pyrmid, Stonehenge Base, Fire Spring

Vital capsule

Vital capsules will permanently increase a character's vitality. One is located in the northern-westmost room in Belch's Factory and another in the Monotoli Building.


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Battle itemsCapsulesEquippable itemsKey itemsMiscellaneous itemsRecovery itemsStatus boosters
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