In the core series games
Generation V games, the Moon 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 Moon Stone.
Stad A Stone used for making certain kinds of Pokémon evolve.
G S C Evolves certain kinds of Pokémon.
R S E Makes certain species of Pokémon evolve.
FR LG A peculiar stone that makes certain species of Pokémon evolve. It is as black as the night sky.
XD Makes certain species of Pokémon evolve.
D P Pt HG SS
B W B2 W2 A peculiar stone that makes certain species of Pokémon evolve. It is as black as the night sky.
X Y OR AS
S M US UM P E A peculiar stone that can make certain species of Pokémon evolve. It is as black as the night sky.
R G B Y
R B Y
Route 2, Mt. Moon (×2), Rocket Hideout, Pokémon Mansion
G S C
Tohjo Falls, Ruins of Alph , purchased by C Mom
Mt. Moon Square Mo , held by Night wild Clefairy (2% chance)
R S E
Held by wild Lunatone (5% chance)
Mt. Moon (×2), Rocket Hideout, Pokémon Mansion, Joyful Game Corner
Held by wild Clefairy (5% chance)
D P Pt
Eterna City , Pt Mt. Coronet
Pt The Underground; held by wild Lunatone (5% chance), wild Clefairy (5% chance), and wild Cleffa (5% chance)
Tohjo Falls, Ruins of Alph, purchased by the player's Mom
Mt. Moon Square Mo , Night Bug-Catching Contest first prize (post- National Pokédex), Pokéathlon Dome (3000 Pts.) Mo , held by We wild Clefairy (5% chance) and wild Lunatone (5% chance)
Volcano Path, Night Sky's Edge, Amity Meadow
Pinwheel Forest, Twist Mountain
Dust clouds; Pickup; Black City / B White Forest (Rosa); held by W wild Clefairy (5% chance), Clefable (5% chance) and wild Lunatone (5% chance)
Route 6, Giant Chasm
Pickup; Join Avenue ( Antique Shop); held by wild Clefairy (5% chance), Clefable (5% chance), and wild Lunatone (5% chance); Dust clouds ( Chargestone Cave, Mistralton Cave, Clay Tunnel, Twist Mountain, Underground Ruins, Victory Road, Wellspring Cave, Seaside Cave, Giant Chasm); Hidden Grottoes ( Routes 6, 13; Abundant Shrine); Pokémon Dream Radar (regular areas after catching Tornadus)
Reflection Cave, Terminus Cave
Pickup, Secret Super Training (Drag Down Hydreigon!), Route 18 (from Psychic Inver), held by wild Lunatone (5% chance)
Pickup, Mauville City ( Inverse Battle Stop), Secret Super Training (Drag Down Hydreigon!), Jagged Pass (rematch with Expert Shelby), Secret Base ("Pick up stones" with Secret Pal), held by wild Clefairy (5% chance) and wild Lunatone (5% chance)
Balloon Popping (Lv. 3)
Route 13, Haina Desert
M Poké Pelago (Isle Aphun - Brilliant-Stone Hunting, Interesting-Item Hunting); held by wild Cleffa (5% chance), wild Clefairy (5% chance), and wild Jigglypuff (5% chance), Pickup
Route 13, Haina Desert
UM Poké Pelago (Isle Aphun - Brilliant-Stone Hunting, Interesting-Item Hunting); held by wild Cleffa (5% chance), wild Clefairy (5% chance), and wild Jigglypuff (5% chance), Pickup
Mt. Moon (daily)
This is the appearance of the Moon Stone in the
Artwork In spin-off games
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series
The Moon Stone appears in
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, Explorers of Time, Darkness, and Sky, and Gates to Infinity.
Can be used to evolve one of several Pokémon by offering it at the
Luminous Cave or R B Luminous Spring or by using it in a dungeon T D S . This consumes the Moon Stone.
If thrown, it will deal 1
R B /2 T D S damage (2 if GtI sticky). In Red Rescue Team, Blue Rescue Team, Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky, using this item in a dungeon will consume it, with no effect.
MD R B It enables certain kinds of Pokémon to evolve. Give it to the Pokémon when it's ready to evolve.
MD T D S An odd stone that gleams like the moon in the evening sky. It allows certain kinds of Pokémon to evolve.
MD GtI An odd stone that gleams like the moon in the evening sky. It helps certain kinds of Pokémon to evolve.
MD R B
Solar Cave (1-20F), Wish Cave (Kecleon Shop: 13, 26, 33, 41, 49, 59, 65, 71, 78, 83, 88, 93F)
MD T D S
Treasure boxes, Job requests (★3-★9) Mystifying Forest (Kecleon Shop: 5F, 7F, 9F, 11F, 13F), Lake Afar (Kecleon Shop: B3F, B5F, B7F, B9F, B11F, B13F, B15F, B17F, B19F, B21F, B23F), Midnight Forest (Kecleon Shop: B5F, B7F, B9F, B11F, B13F, B15F, B17F, B19F, B21F, B23F)
Treasure boxes Pokémon Paradise (Sunken Treasure, Beartic Slide, Prize Palace) Skill Treasury, Treasure Trove
Pokémon Conquest, Jigglypuff and Munna evolve into Wigglytuff and Musharna, respectively, if their link is improved while their Warrior is equipped with a Moon Stone.
A Moon Stone can be purchased from the
traveling merchant for 5000 gold, and sold for 2500-3250 gold.
Conq. Enables certain Pokémon to evolve.
In the anime
A Moon Stone in the
, a giant Moon Stone appeared deep within Clefairy and the Moon Stone Mt. Moon, being worshipped by a group of Clefairy who lived there. It was soon stolen by Team Rocket, and ultimately ended up being blown up; the shards from the shattered giant Moon Stone rained down on the Clefairy and caused some of them to evolve into Clefable. In this episode, the characters speculated that the Moon Stone was how various Pokémon—Clefairy in particular—arrived in the Pokémon world. Another giant Moon Stone was later seen in the same location in .
A Real Cleffa-Hanger
A flashback in
revealed that Delcatty Got Your Tongue Abby decided to study to become a Pokémon Doctor shortly after winning the title of Top Coordinator. Dr. Moss took her under his wing and taught her how to treat Pokémon, and in recognition of her efforts gave her a Moon Stone, which Abby used to evolve her Skitty, nicknamed Johnny, into Delcatty.
, the Moon Stone was featured along with all of the other Evolution stones available as of Mystery on a Deserted Island! Generation V.
A full set of Evolution stones was seen on display in a stone shop in
Geosenge Town in .
The Cave of Trials!
A Moon Stone appeared in a fantasy in
, where it was revealed that A Dream Encounter! Lusamine had used one to evolve her Clefairy into Clefable.
In the manga
In The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga
Evolution stones in The Electric Tale of Pikachu
, Clefairy Tale Ash, Professor Oak, and Bill witnessed a Clefairy evolution ceremony involving a large Moon Stone.
The focus of the chapter
was Evolution stones, including the Moon Stone.
To Evolve or Not to Evolve, That Is the Question!
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
A Moon Stone in Pokémon Adventures
A Moon Stone was first mentioned by
Professor Oak in as a rock with a crescent moon-shaped indentation that boosts a Pokémon's power immensely. In Gyarados Splashes In! the next round, Team Rocket searched for one in Mt. Moon. However, it was Red who eventually found it. In , Red used his Moon Stone to evolve The Winged Legends Green's Clefairy into a Clefable in order to fight Thu-Fi-Zer during the Silph Co. showdown with Team Rocket.
, Guile from Mawile Ruby's Kiki evolved into a Delcatty due to being exposed to one of Steven's Moon Stones. Another one of Steven's Moon Stones was seen in .
Ring Ring Goes Beldum
, during the battle against the Give It Your Best, Blastoise Deoxys Duplicates, Green evolved her Jiggly and Nido into Wigglytuff and Nidoqueen, respectively, using two Moon Stones.
, it was revealed that Homecoming Black's Musha evolved into a Musharna using a Moon Stone received from Caitlin.
In the TCG Trivia
Generation IV onward, the Moon Ball is more likely to catch Pokémon that evolve via Moon Stone. While this was intended to be the case in Generation II, the Poké Ball always has 1× effectiveness due to a bug.
Though six known Pokémon families evolve with Moon Stones, only the four introduced in Generation I can be caught in the games in which Moon Balls are obtainable. Through
a glitch in the Generation I games, Pokémon that would normally require an Evolution stone to evolve can be evolved without it, provided that the Pokémon levels up in the battle and the player has sent out a specific Pokémon in the same battle. In the case of the Moon Stone, this Pokémon is Exeggutor. The
Moon Stone shares its name with an actual gemstone. In the Chuang Yi translation of Pokémon Pocket Monsters, the Moon Stone is called "Moon Rock". In other languages