Sparkling Stone (Japanese: かがやくいし Sparkling Stone) is a Key Item introduced in Generation VII. They are gifted to worthy Trainers by the tapu. It is the raw material needed to create a Z-Ring or Z-Power Ring. According to Professor Kukui and Lillie, Sparkling Stones are actually the parts of Necrozma's body that were lost due to the actions of the Ultra Recon Squad's ancestors. These parts then came to Alola after passing through an Ultra Wormhole.
Sparkling Stone かがやくいし Sparkling Stone
Introduced in Generation VII
In the core series games
player receives a Sparkling Stone from Tapu Koko in recognition of their bravery in protecting Nebby from a swarm of wild Spearow. After the player defeats Hau for the first time or simply returns to S M Iki Town , US UM Hala recognizes the stone, and upon realizing that the player has been recognized by the guardian deity of Melemele Island, offers to refine it. The player receives the finished product, a Z-Ring or Z-Power Ring S M , after completing the ceremony battle with US UM Hau.
Another, unobtainable Sparkling Stone is given to
Hapu by Tapu Fini when the former is made the island kahuna of Poni Island. She later fastens it into her own Z-Ring /Z-Power Ring S M . This Sparkling Stone is colored brown, unlike the white US UM /black S M one the player received earlier.
S M US UM N/A
The player needs to give this item to
Hala in Iki Town so that he can make the player a Z-Ring or S M Z-Power Ring out of it.
S M US UM A stone entrusted by a Pokémon that has been venerated as a guardian deity in the Alola region. There is said to be some secret in how it sparkles.
Concept art for the Sparkling Stone
Models In the anime In the manga
, The Delivery of Rotom and the Girl Sun received a Sparkling Stone from Tapu Koko. In , Sun used the Sparkling Stone as a splint for his broken arm. When angered by The Party Crasher and Guzma the Destroyer Gladion in , Sun accidentally used the Z-Move The Final Match and a Surprising Finale! Inferno Overdrive with his Litten, Dollar, defeating Gladion's Type: Null. Due to the strain of using the attack, Sun immediately passed out from exhaustion. Hala took the Sparkling Stone in order to convert it into a Z-Ring for Sun to use. Once completed, Hala had Kahili deliver it to Sun at the Ruins of Life.
, The Wild Full-Power Pose of Fire Kiawe is revealed to own a Z-Ring, which he received as a Sparkling Stone from Tapu Lele five years prior to the . In order to prevent Sun from using Inferno Overdrive against him again, Gladion had his Type: Null shatter Kiawe's Z-Ring when the latter attempted to lend it to Sun, leaving only the Sparkling Stone intact.
Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon chapter
, The Truth and Island Kahuna Hapu Hapu received a Sparkling Stone from Tapu Fini after it accepted her as the next kahuna of Poni Island.
, Shock!! Father in the Pendant! Hau revealed that, in the midst of his training, he had managed to obtain a Sparkling Stone, which Olivia had fashioned into a Z-Ring for him.
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