Items are game-related objects with a large variety of functions, ranging from power boosts to giving access to game areas. In Skylanders both digital (ingame) and physical (toy figure) items exist. Listed below are the various kinds of items that appear in the Skylanders games.
These items are found in the game and have an immediate effect when picked up.
|Name||Game Version||Primary Effect|
|Bombs||Console||Can blow up rocks and purple Tzo Crystals.|
|Coins||Console & Webgame||Used to pay for upgrades.|
|Food||Console & 3DS||Restore health to the Skylander.|
|Legendary Treasures||Console||Grant a large amount of coins.|
|Lore Tablets||Webgame||Contain background information on the Skylanders.|
|Minor Treasures||Console||Grant a medium amount of coins.|
|Mystic Seeker Scrolls||3DS||Gives the Skylander a 20% damage, speed or health boost.|
|Oil Can||Console||Used to oil machines in the Ruins.|
|Plants||Webgame||Grant experience and add power to the magic bar.|
|Pick Axe||Console||Can destroy rock formations.|
|Soul Gems||Console||Needed to buy Soul Gem abilities.|
|Story Scrolls||Console||Contain background information on the Skylanders.|
|Treasure Chests||Console & 3DS||Contain larger amount of coins or radiance vials.|
|Winged Sapphires||Console||Reduces the amount of gold needed for upgrades by 2% each.|
|Victory Points||Console, 3DS & Webgame||When collected, these items give the Skylanders the experience needed to level up.|
Toy Figure Items
These items come with adventure packs or limited sale offers. To use an item, simply place it on the Portal of Power in the same way you would a Skylander. Only one item can be active at the same time.
|Anvil Rain||-||Empire of Ice
|Rains anvils all over the area to damage enemies.|
|Darklight Crypt||Darklight Crypt
|Gives access to the Darklight Crypt.|
|Dragon Peak||-||Dragon's Peak
|Gives access to Dragon's Peak.|
|Healing Elixir||Darklight Crypt
|Ghost Pirate Swords||Pirate Seas
|Console: Help defeat enemies.|
3DS: Increases attack power.
|Hidden Treasure||Pirate Seas
|Console: Reveals location of hidden treasure chest.|
3DS: Helps collect radiance.
|Ice Cave||-||Empire of Ice
|Gives access to the Empire of Ice.|
|Pirate Ship||Pirate Seas
|Gives access to the Pirate Seas.|
|Sky-Iron Shield||-||Empire of Ice
|Raises the Skylander's armor for a while.|
|Sparx the Dragonfly||-||Dragon's Peak
|Attacks surrounding enemies using fireballs.|
|Time Twister Hourglass||Darklight Crypt
|Slows down time for everything but the Skylander.|
|Volcanic Vault||Special Offer at
Best Buy & GAME
|Console: Unlocks the Volcanic Vault battle mode level.|
3DS: Cannot be used.
|Winged Boots||-||Dragon's Peak
|Raises the Skylander's speed for a short time.|