Lunalium Z

The Lunalium Z (Japanese: ルナアーラZ Lunala Z) is a type of Z-Crystal introduced in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. It is a Pokémon-specific Z-Crystal associated with Lunala and Dawn Wings Necrozma and allows either to upgrade its Moongeist Beam into the special Z-Move Menacing Moonraze Maelstrom.

Lunalium Z
Lunala Z
Bag Lunalium Z Sprite.png
Lunalium Z
Artwork from Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
Introduced in Generation VII
Generation VII Bag Z-Crystals pocket icon.png Z-Crystals (USUM)

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price


  Bag item

Can create Lunalium Z held items for the player's Pokémon.

  Held item

In battle

Allows Lunala and Dawn Wings Necrozma (or a Pokémon transformed into one of these Pokémon) to upgrade their Moongeist Beam into the special Z-Move Menacing Moonraze Maelstrom.

Unaffected by item negating effects (such as Embargo and Klutz). Item manipulating effects (such as Trick and Fling) cannot remove a Z-Crystal from a Pokémon.

Rayquaza cannot Mega Evolve if it holds a Z-Crystal.

Outside of battle

A held Lunalium Z is automatically removed if the Pokémon is traded between players.


Bag item

Games Description
USUM It converts Z-Power into crystals that upgrade Lunala's Moongeist Beam to an exclusive Z-Move.

Held item

Games Description
USUM This is a crystallized form of Z-Power. It upgrades Lunala's Moongeist Beam to a Z-Move.


Games Method
USUM Mahalo Trail (from Lillie after catching Nebby)UM
Lake of the Sunne (after obtaining Cosmog)US


This is artwork of the Lunalium Z as seen on the official Pokémon Global Link.

Lunalium Z

In the anime

A Lunalium Z in the anime

In Securing the Future!, Gladion received a Lunalium Z from Lunala. Together with Ash and Nebby's Searing Sunraze Smash, Gladion and Lunala performed Menacing Moonraze Maelstrom to help give Necrozma enough Z-Power for it to restore itself to Ultra Necrozma.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 露奈雅拉Z Louhnoihngáhlāai-Z
Mandarin 露奈雅拉Z Lùnàiyǎlā-Z
  French Lunazélite
  German Lunalium Z
  Italian Lunalium Z
  Korean 루나아라Z Lunala-Z
  Russian Луналиум Z Lunalium Z
  Spanish Lunalastal Z

External links

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