Big Nugget

The Big Nugget (Japanese: でかいきんのたま Giant Gold Orb) is a valuable item introduced in Generation V.

Big Nugget
Giant Gold Orb
Bag Big Nugget Sprite.png
Big Nugget
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation V
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Generation VIII Bag Treasures pocket icon.png Treasures
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Power 30Gen V-VII
130Gen VIII-IX

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
XYORAS N/A $10,000
N/A $20,000

In the Generation V games, the Big Nugget can be sold to the ore maniac inside the Icirrus City Pokémon Center for $30000.

In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, the player can purchase a Big Nugget from Office Worker Royce for $5,000 in Po Town daily.


The Big Nugget serves no practical purpose other than to be sold.


Games Description
BWB2W2 A big nugget of pure gold that gives off a lustrous gleam. A maniac will buy it for a high price.
A big nugget of pure gold that gives off a lustrous gleam. It can be sold at a high price to shops.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
BW Undella Town Held by wild Garbodor (1% chance, dark grass only)
B2W2 Route 3, Chargestone Cave, Twist Mountain, Clay Tunnel, Nature Preserve Join Avenue (souvenir, Antique Shop)
Held by wild Garbodor (1% chance, dark grass only)
XY Dendemille Town, Poké Ball Factory, Terminus Cave Sushi High Roller
Battle Chateau
Lost Hotel (shaking trash cans)Tu
ORAS Trick House, Sea Mauville Mauville Food Court
Secret Base ("Search for treasure" with Secret Pal)
SMUSUM Hau'oli CityUSUM, Malie Garden, Haina DesertUSUM, Resolution Cave, Aether Paradise (×55)USUM Po Town (once per day)USUM
Ambush encounters (Wimpod in Poni WildsSM, Poni Breaker Coast, Route 8, and Dividing Peak TunnelUSUM)
Festival Plaza (decline a five ★ offer, Lottery shop: Gold Rush first prize)
Pickup (Lv. 31-100)
Poké Pelago (Isle Aphun - Rare-Treasure Hunting, Interesting-Item Hunting)
SwSh Route 8, Hulbury, Wyndon Wyndon Stadium
Pickup (Lv. 21-100)
Poké Job reward (Tier X)
Max Raid Battles (Rolling Fields, East Lake Axewell, West Lake Axewell, Axew's Eye, Motostoke Riverbank, Bridge Field, Stony Wilderness, Dusty Bowl, Giant's Mirror, Hammerlocke Hills, Giant's Cap, Lake of Outrage)
SwShIA Hidden recurring item (Potbottom Desert)
Max Raid Battles (Fields of Honor, Soothing Wetlands, Forest of Focus, Challenge Beach, Challenge Road, Courageous Cavern, Loop Lagoon, Training Lowlands, Potbottom Desert, Workout Sea, Stepping-Stone Sea, Insular Sea, Honeycalm Sea)
Cram-o-matic (Nugget in Slots #1, #3, and #4)
SwShCT Roaring-Sea Caves Hidden recurring item (Tunnel to the Top, Lakeside Cave)
Max Raid Battles (Slippery Slope, Frostpoint Field, Giant's Bed, Snowslide Slope, Path to the Peak, Giant's Foot, Frigid Sea, Three-Point Pass, Ballimere Lake)
3★, 4★, 5★ Delibird Max Raid Battles (Old Cemetery, Crown Shrine, Dyna Tree Hill)
SV Casseroya Lake, Glaseado Mountain, North Paldean Sea, North Province (Area Two)
Reward for registering 390 Pokémon in the Paldea Pokédex (×3)
Naranja AcademyS/Uva AcademyV (from Clavell after completing the ★ Starfall Street ★ storyline)
Tera Raid Battles (3★) (Eevee Spotlight), Academy Ace Tournament
Pickup (Lv. 21-100)
SVTM Oni Mountain
Ogre Oustin' (after completing Normal difficulty for the first time)
SVID Item Printer


Games Event Language/Region Distribution period
SM Korean League Big Nugget South Korea December 17 to 18, 2016
Next Generation World Hobby Fair Winter '17 Big Nugget Japan Various
SwSh The Isle of Armor promotion packs All June 12 to 16, 2020
50 Big Nuggets All November 6 to December 31, 2020
Korean Dynamax Adventure items All March 27 to April 3, 2021
SV In the Land of Myths item set Korea January 28 to February 28, 2023
As a held item
Games Event Language/Region Distribution period
BDSP V Jump Christmas Trade Party Dedenne All December 18 and 26, 2021
SV 2023 World Championships Stretchy Form Tatsugiri Japan August 7 to 31, 2023
August 8 and 14, 2023



Artwork from
Scarlet and Violet


In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 巨大金珠 Geuihdaaih Gāmjyū
Mandarin 巨大金珠 Jùdà Jīnzhū
  French Maxi Pépite
  German Riesennugget
  Italian Granpepita
  Korean 큰금구슬 Keun Geum Guseul
  Spanish Maxipepita

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