The Star Piece (Japanese: ほしのかけら Star Piece) is a valuable item introduced in Generation II.
In the core series games
In the Generation V games, the Star Piece can be sold to the ore maniac inside the Icirrus City Pokémon Center for 9800.
In the Generation VIII games, the Star Piece can be sold to the valuable item buyer in Stow-on-Side for 14,000.
In Pokémon Platinum, it can be exchanged with Mr. Fuego in Fuego Ironworks for one of each color of Shard.
In Unova, it can be exchanged with a man in Anville Town for a PP Up (only on Saturday and Sunday).
Three Star Pieces and an additional item can be inserted into the Cram-o-matic to produce a Comet Shard.
Scarlet and Violet
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Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum
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Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
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In spin-off games
Using a Star Piece increases the amount of Stardust the player earns by 50% for the next 30 minutes.
Star Pieces can be obtained by purchasing special boxes that are available in the in-game shop during special events.
Additionally, the player receives a Star Piece when completing part 3 of the Special Research "A Mythical Discovery", part 5 of the Special Research "A Ripple in Time", and part 8 of the Special Research "Let's GO, Meltan".
In the anime
In Treasure Hunt, Akala Style!, Sophocles found a Star Piece during a Stoutland Search treasure hunt set up for Ash and his classmates by Olivia. In the dub, it was incorrectly referred to as a Comet Shard.
In the manga
Magical Pokémon Journey
In Hazel VS Almond!, Almond won a Star Piece in a contest held by Grandpa, giving it to Hazel.
In the TCG
- Main article: Star Piece (Skyridge 139)
Star Piece was introduced as a Pokémon Tool card in the Pokémon Trading Card Game during the English e-Card Series (the Japanese e-Card Era) in the Skyridge expansion.
At any time between turns, if the Pokémon this card is attached to is Benched and has 2 or more damage counters on it, the player may place the appropriate Evolution card from their deck on top of that Pokémon. This counts as evolving that Pokémon.
- Meloetta is programmed to always hold a Star Piece when encountered in the wild in Pokémon Black and White. However, Meloetta cannot be found in the wild in any game.
In other languages
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