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Big Pearl
おおきなしんじゅ
Big Pearl
Big Pearl
Big Pearl
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation II
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Fling
Power 30

The Big Pearl (Japanese: おおきなしんじゅ Big Pearl) is an item introduced in Generation II.

Contents

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
GSC PokémonDollar.png3500 PokémonDollar.png3750
RSEFRLG
DPPt
N/A PokémonDollar.png3750
HGSS PokémonDollar.png3500 PokémonDollar.png3750
B PokémonDollar.png38000 PokémonDollar.png3750
WB2W2
XYORAS
N/A PokémonDollar.png3750
SM N/A PokémonDollar.png4,000

In the Generation V games, the Big Pearl can be sold to the ore maniac inside the Icirrus City Pokémon Center for PokémonDollar.png7500.

Effect

The Big Pearl serves no practical purpose other than to be sold.

Description

Games Description
GSC A big, beautiful pearl. Sell high.
RSE
Colo.XD
A lovely large pearl that would sell at a high price.
FRLG A quite-large pearl that sparkles in a pretty silver color. It can be sold at a high price.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
A quite-large pearl that sparkles in a pretty silver color. It can be sold at a high price to shops.
XYORAS
SM
A rather large pearl that has a very nice silvery sheen. It can be sold to shops for a high price.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
GSC Goldenrod Tunnel (bargain shop)Mo
Held by wild Shellder (8% chance)
RSE Routes 105E, 124 (underwater), 125E, 126 (underwater), and 133, Safari ZoneE, Shoal Cave
Quiz LadyE
Held by wild Gulpin (5% chance)
FRLG Seafoam Islands, Rocket Warehouse, Memorial Pillar, Trainer Tower Treasure Beach (reappears occasionally)
Resort Gorgeous (possible reward from Selphy)
Held by wild Shellder (5% chance)FR
DPPt Routes 213, 220Pt, 223DP, 224, and 226, Oreburgh GatePt, Old ChateauPt, Canalave CityPt, Victory RoadDP Held by wild Shellder (5% chance), wild Gulpin (5% chance), and wild Clamperl (5% chance)DP
HGSS Route 19, Union Cave, Cliff Edge Gate, Vermilion City, Seafoam Islands, Cerulean Cave Goldenrod Tunnel (bargain shop)Mo
Rock Smash (Cliff Cave)
Held by wild Shellder (5% chance), wild Gulpin (5% chance)SS, and wild Clamperl (5% chance)
PW Beautiful Beach, Warm Beach, Quiet Cave
BW Routes 17 and 18, Striaton City, Driftveil City
Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "About seasons" survey)
Black City (Miho)B
Route 13 (treasure hunter)
Big Stadium and Small Court (defeat Socialite Emilia)
Held by wild Shellder (5% chance), wild Cloyster (5% chance), and wild Clamperl (5% chance)
B2W2 Routes 8, 14, and 21, Relic Passage, Undella Town, Village Bridge, Striaton City
Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "About the future" survey)
Join Avenue (Antique Shop)
Route 13 (reappears occasionally)
Pokéstar Studios (possible gift after completing a movie)
Big Stadium and Small Court (defeat Socialite Emilia)
Held by wild Shellder (5% chance), wild Cloyster (5% chance), wild Swalot (5% chance), and wild Clamperl (5% chance)
DW Sparkling Sea
XY Azure Bay Battle Chateau
Rock Smash (except Glittering Cave)
Held by wild Shellder (5% chance)Y, wild Cloyster (5% chance)Y, and wild Clamperl (5% chance)
ORAS Routes 105, 109, 124 (underwater), 125, 126 (underwater), 129, and 133, Safari Zone, Shoal Cave, Mossdeep City, Pacifidlog Town, Battle Resort, Mirage Cave (north of Route 132), Mirage Island (west of Dewford Town) Mirage Islands
Route 124 (15% chance after rematch with Sis & Bro Rita & Sam)
Rock Smash (except Mirage spots)
Secret Base ("Search for treasure" with Secret Pal)
Held by wild Clamperl (5% chance)
SM Route 8, Konikoni City, Exeggutor Island, Poni Gauntlet Route 14, Kala'e Bay, Secluded Shore, Poni Wilds (reappears occasionally)
Sometimes dropped after ambush encounters with Wimpod or Pokémon from water splashes (Route 8, Poni Wilds, Poni Breaker Coast)
Fishing spots (Routes 7, 8, 9, 14, and 15, Seaward Cave, Kala'e Bay, Melemele Sea, Brooklet Hill, Akala Outskirts, Malie Garden, Secluded Shore)
Festival Plaza (decline a four ★ offer, Goody shops)
Poké Pelago (Isle Aphun - Rare-Treasure Hunting)
Held by wild Shellder (5% chance)

In the manga

A Big Pearl in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

A Big Pearl appeared in Crossing Crobat, where it was retrieved by Janine as a part of a test to check the security of the Goldenrod Museum.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 大珍珠 Daaih Jānjyū
Mandarin 大珍珠 Dà Zhēnzhū
France Flag.png French Grande Perle
Germany Flag.png German Riesenperle
Italy Flag.png Italian Grande Perla
South Korea Flag.png Korean 큰진주 Keun Jinju
Spain Flag.png Spanish Perla Grande
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Viên ngọc trai khổng lồ

External links


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