In the core series games
Generation V games, the Star Piece can be sold to the ore maniac inside the Icirrus City Pokémon Center for 9800.
Pokémon Platinum, exchange with Mr. Fuego in Fuego Ironworks for one of each color of Shard.
Unova, exchange with a man in Anville Town for a PP Up ( Saturday and Sunday only).
G S C A hunk of red gem. Sell very high.
R S E Colo.
XD A red gem shard. It would sell for a very high price.
FR LG A shard of a pretty gem that sparkles in a red color. It can be sold at a high price.
D P Pt HG SS
B W B2 W2 A shard of a pretty gem that sparkles in a red color. It can be sold at a high price to shops.
X Y OR AS
S M US UM A small shard of a beautiful gem that demonstrates a distinctly red sparkle. It can be sold at a high price to shops.
P E A small shard of a beautiful gem that gives off a distinctly red sparkle. It can be sold at a high price to shops.
G S C
Ruins of Alph
C Goldenrod Underground ( bargain shop) Mo Route 27 (gift from Bird Keeper Jose) C Held by wild Staryu (2% chance)
R S E
Routes 108 , E 127, 133, and 134 E Quiz Lady
E Held by wild Staryu (5% chance)
Mt. Moon, Four Island, Resort Gorgeous, Outcast Island
Treasure Beach ( reappears occasionally) Resort Gorgeous (possible reward from Selphy) Held by wild Staryu (5% chance)
D P Pt
Routes 208 , Pt 227 , and Pt 228 , Pt Mt. Coronet , Pt Veilstone City , Pt Fuego Ironworks , Pt Stark Mountain
Pt The Underground, Iron Island Pt Held by wild Staryu (5% chance)
Route 3, Ruins of Alph, Cinnabar Island
Rock Smash (except Ruins of Alph and Cliff Cave) Goldenrod Tunnel ( bargain shop) Mo Route 27 (gift from Bird Keeper Jose) Held by wild Staryu (5% chance)
Rugged Road, Blue Lake, Night Sky's Edge, Amity Meadow
Chargestone Cave, Dragonspiral Tower, Challenger's Cave, Giant Chasm Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "About art" survey)
Pinwheel Forest (daily, smash the challenge rock with a Fighting-type Pokémon) Black City (Piper) B Held by wild Staryu (5% chance) and wild Starmie (5% chance)
Routes 13, 18, and 23, Desert Resort, Reversal Mountain, Giant Chasm, Victory Road Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "Which songs can you relate to?" survey) Join Avenue ( Avenue rank reward)
Pokéstar Studios (gift after completing a movie) Held by wild Staryu (5% chance) and wild Starmie (5% chance) Pokémon Dream Radar (Simulator α, Simulator β, Simulator γ)
Route 13, Lumiose City, Camphrier Town, Azure Bay, Victory Road, Terminus Cave
Battle Chateau Rock Smash (except Glittering Cave) Held by wild Staryu (5% chance) and X wild Starmie (5% chance)
Routes 108, 127, 133, and 134, Meteor Falls, Mossdeep City, Shoal Cave, Mirage Island (north of Route 113)
Any Contest Spectacular Hall (random gift from a fan after completing a Hyper Rank Contest) Route 111 (15% chance after rematch with Ruin Maniac Dusty) Rock Smash (except Mirage spots) Held by wild Staryu (5% chance)
S M US UM
Routes 2, 5, and 11, Seaward Cave, Ten Carat Hill, Poni Plains
S M Hano Beach (sometimes dropped after Staryu ambush encounters) Smashing rocks with Tauros Charge or Sharpedo Jet ( Routes 15 and 17, Vast Poni Canyon, Poni Breaker Coast , US UM Poni Plains, Resolution Cave, Poni Coast) Poké Pelago (Isle Aphun - Odd-Shard Hunting, Interesting-Item Hunting) Held by wild Staryu (5% chance), wild Starmie (5% chance), and wild Minior (5% chance)
Pokémon Tower, Silph Co.
This is the appearance of the Star Piece in the
In spin-off games
A Star Piece in Pokémon GO
Using a Star Piece increases the amount of
Stardust the player earns by 50% for the next 30 minutes.
GO A small shard of a beautiful gem. Earns 50% more Stardust for 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 the manga 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.
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