Dawn Stone

The Dawn Stone (Japanese: めざめいし Awakening Stone) is a type of Evolution stone introduced in Generation IV.

Dawn Stone
Awakening Stone
Bag Dawn Stone Sprite.png
Dawn Stone
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation IV
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Power 80

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
N/A $1,050
B $10000 $1050
B2W2 $60000 $1050
N/A $1,500
N/A $750

In the Generation V games, the Dawn Stone can be sold to an item maniac inside the Icirrus City Pokémon Center for $3000.


Can be used to evolve one of several Pokémon. This consumes the Dawn Stone.


Games Description
A peculiar stone that makes certain species of Pokémon evolve. It sparkles like eyes.
A peculiar stone that can make certain species of Pokémon evolve. It sparkles like a glittering eye.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
DPPt Routes 212Pt and 225, Mt. Coronet Pickup (Lv. 51-100)
HGSS Mt. Silver Cave
Silph Co. (held by in-game trade Beldum)
Route 17 (gift from Biker Aiden), Bug-Catching Contest first prize (post-National Pokédex), Pokéathlon Dome (post-National Pokédex) (3000 Pts.)TuWeFrSa
PBR Shop (7200 Poké Coupons)
BW Route 10 Dust clouds, Black CityB/White ForestW (Grace)
B2W2 Route 2, Dreamyard, Moor of Icirrus Join Avenue (Antique Shop), Black City (Store 4)
Dust clouds (Chargestone Cave, Mistralton Cave, Clay Tunnel, Twist Mountain, Underground Ruins, Victory Road, Wellspring Cave, Seaside Cave, Giant Chasm)
Hidden Grotto (Route 3)
Transfer from Dream Radar
DW* Rugged Mountain
PDR Dream Clouds (Simulator β)
XY Route 3 Secret Super Training (Those Long Shots Are No Long Shot!), Route 18 (from Psychic Inver)
ORAS Victory Road Mauville City (Inverse Battle Stop), Secret Super Training (Those Long Shots Are No Long Shot!), Sea Mauville (rematch with Mysterious Sisters Scall & Ion), Secret Base ("Pick up stones" with Secret Pal)
PMC* Balloon Popping (Lv. 1)
SMUSUM Hau'oli CitySM, Royal AvenueUSUM Poké Pelago (Isle Aphun - Brilliant-Stone Hunting, Interesting-Item Hunting)
SwSh Giant's Cap Hidden recurring item (Lake of Outrage)
Bridge Field (Digging Duo)
SwShCT Ballimere Lake Hidden recurring item (Old Cemetery)
BDSP Route 225, Mount Coronet Pickup (Lv. 11-100)
LA Galaxy Hall (reward for completing Request 82: "Traces of a Lost Village")
Obsidian Fieldlands (reward for completing Request 102: "Daybreak")
Blue ore deposits (Coronet Highlands, Alabaster Icelands)
Trading post (1,200 MP)
Ginkgo Guild cart (randomly sold by Ginter, as "Eye-Like Rock")
Space-time distortions
SV East Province (Area Three), West Province (Area Three)
Reward for registering 270 Pokémon in the Paldea Pokédex
Porto Marinada auction
Sparkling overworld item (Glaseado Mountain)
SVID Sparkling overworld item (Canyon Biome)
Item Printer


Games Event Language/Region Distribution period
PW Pokéwalker Spot items Korean January 7 to 31, 2011



Artwork from
Scarlet and Violet


Bag sprite from
Legends: Arceus

In the spin-off games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

The Dawn Stone appears in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky.


Games Cost Sell price
MDTDS 1000  1 


If the player offers a Dawn Stone at Luminous Spring, male Kirlia and female Snorunt can be evolved into Gallade and Froslass, respectively. This consumes the Dawn Stone.

If thrown, it will deal 1 damage (2 if sticky). Using this item in a dungeon will consume it, with no effect.


Games Description
MDTDS An odd stone that glints like an eye. It allows certain kinds of Pokémon to evolve.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
MDTDS Treasure Boxes, Job requests (★3-★9)
Happy Outlook (Kecleon Shop: B3F, B5F, B7F, B9F, B11F, B13F, B15F, B17F, B19F), Mt. Mistral (Kecleon Shop: 3F, 5F, 7F, 9F, 11F, 13F, 15F, 17F, 19F), Shimmer Hill (Kecleon Shop: 2F, 4F, 6F, 8F, 10F, 12F, 14F, 16F), Lost Wilderness (Kecleon Shop: B3F, B5F, B7F, B9F, B11F, B13F, B15F, B17F)


Sprite from
Explorers of Time,
, and Sky

Pokémon Conquest

In Pokémon Conquest, a male Warrior's Kirlia and a female Warrior's Snorunt evolve into Gallade and Froslass, respectively, if their link is improved while their Warrior is equipped with a Dawn Stone.

A Dawn Stone can be purchased from the traveling merchant for 5000 gold, and sold for 2500-3250 gold.


Games Description
Conq. Enables certain Pokémon to evolve.

In the anime

A Dawn Stone in the anime

Mystery on a Deserted Island! featured the Dawn Stone along with all of the other Evolution stones available as of Generation V.

A full set of Evolution stones was seen on display in a stone shop in Geosenge Town in The Cave of Trials!.

In the manga

A Dawn Stone in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

Platinum arc

In Leaping Past Lopunny, a Dawn Stone was seen amongst the rare stones that Steven had found during his stay in Sinnoh.

Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire arc

In Metagross Investigates, Sapphire's Kirlia, Kirly, evolved into a Gallade due to a Dawn Stone hitting him while training with Rara, who had evolved into a Gardevoir. Later, Steven found another Dawn Stone on the ground.



  • The Dawn Stone has only two applications, the least amount out of all Evolution stones.
  • The Dawn Stone is the only stone which can only evolve a Pokémon if it is a specific gender, with this requirement applying to both of the Pokémon it can evolve.
  • The Dawn Stone is the only evolution stone not to receive any new application past its debut generation.
    • Generation V introduced at least one new application for each of all available Evolution stones at the time, other than the Dawn Stone.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 覺醒之石 Gokséng-jī Sehk
Mandarin 覺醒之石 Juéxǐng-zhī Shí
  Finnish Aamukivi
  French Pierre Aube
  German Funkelstein
  Italian Pietralbore
  Korean 각성의돌 Gakseong-ui Dol
  Polish Kamień Świtu
Portuguese   Brazil Pedra da Alvorada
  Portugal Pedra Alvorada
  Spanish Piedra Alba
  Turkish Şafak Taşı
  Vietnamese Đá Thức Tỉnh

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