As with all new Pokémon generations, Pokémon Sword & Shield rebalances moves, stats and in the case of Pokémon Scarlet & Violet , Items. Click their names to go to the Item Database page for it.
List of Updated Items
|Ability Patch||A patch that can be used to change the regular Ability of a Pokémon to a rarer Ability.||Now converts a Hidden Ability into a regular Ability as well|
In addition, during the main game, hold items will also not be used up in the battles in the story, this includes when a wild Pokémon holds the item such as Booster Energy