Blue Shard

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Blue Shard
Blue Shard
Bag Blue Shard Sprite.png
Blue Shard
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation III
Generation III Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items
Generation IV Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items
Generation V Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items
Generation VI Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items
Generation VII Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items
Generation VIII Bag Other Items SwSh pocket icon.png Other Items
Power 30

The Blue Shard (Japanese: あおいかけら Blue Shard) is a type of item introduced in Generation III. It is one of the Shards.

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
N/A PokémonDollar.png100
B PokémonDollar.png3000 PokémonDollar.png100
N/A PokémonDollar.png100
SMUSUM N/A PokémonDollar.png500
BDSP N/A PokémonDollar.png100
LA N/A PokémonDollar.png150

In the Generation V games, the Blue Shard can be sold to the ore maniac inside the Icirrus City Pokémon Center for PokémonDollar.png200.


In Hoenn, exchange one with the Treasure Hunter on Route 124 for a Water Stone.

In Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, exchange ten with the shard collector on Route 212 for TM18 (Rain Dance).

In Pokémon Platinum, exchange 2, 4, 6, or 8 with Move Tutors to teach Pokémon moves.

In Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, exchange one with the Juggler in Violet City for a Chesto, Oran, and Wiki Berry. Exchange one with the Juggler in Fuchsia City for a Bluk, Kelpsy, and Cornn Berry.

In Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, exchange 2, 4, 6, 8, or 10 with the Lentimas Town Move Tutor to teach Pokémon moves.

In Alola, exchange 30 with the old man who appears in the Festival Plaza castle post-game for a Bottle Cap.

In Pokémon Legends: Arceus, three Blue Shards are one of the crafting ingredients required to craft a Star Piece.


Games Description
RSE A shard from an ancient item. Can be sold cheaply.
FRLG A small blue shard. It appears to be from some sort of a tool made long ago.
Colo.XD An item brought over from a faraway place.
A small blue shard. It appears to be from some sort of implement made long ago.
A small blue shard. It appears to be a fragment of some sort of implement made long ago.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
RSE Routes 124 and 126 (underwater) Held by wild Clamperl (5% chance)
FRLG Trade
DPPt Routes 212Pt, 217Pt, and 230Pt, Team Galactic Eterna BuildingPt, Wayward CavePt, Mt. CoronetPt, Great MarshPt, Fuego IronworksPt The Underground
Great Marsh (randomly given when entering)Pt
Fuego Ironworks (trade for Star Piece with Mr. Fuego)Pt
HGSS Rock Smash
PW Beautiful Beach, Warm Beach, Scary Cave, Night Sky's Edge
BW Black CityB/White ForestW (Eliza)
B2W2 Routes 13 and 17, Desert Resort, Relic Passage, Reversal MountainB2, Village Bridge, Seaside Cave, Mistralton CaveB2, Clay Tunnel Dust clouds (Relic Passage, Reversal Mountain)
Join Avenue (Antique Shop)
Big Stadium and Small Court (defeat Worker Matthew)
Pokémon World Tournament (randomly given after losing a tournament)
Hidden Grottoes
Pokémon Dream Radar (from start of game)
DW Icy Cave
XY Trade
ORAS Routes 124, 126 (underwater), and 129 (underwater), Mirage Mountain (south of Route 129) Mirage Caves
SMUSUM Poké Pelago (Isle Aphun - Odd-Shard Hunting, Interesting-Item Hunting)
BDSP Grand Underground


Obsidian Falls (from a man, if the player chose his left hand) Space-time distortions



Mine Blue Shard.png Mine Blue Shard BDSP.png Bag Blue Shard LA Sprite.png
Underground sprite from
Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum
Grand Underground sprite from
Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
Bag sprite from
Legends: Arceus

In the anime

Shards in the anime

Ash found one of each shard in Treasure Hunt, Akala Style! during a Stoutland Search treasure hunt set up for him and his classmates by Olivia.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 藍色碎片 Làahmsīk Seuipín
Mandarin 藍色碎片 / 蓝色碎片 Lánsè Suìpiàn
Denmark Flag.png Danish Blåt skå
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Blauwe scherf
Finland Flag.png Finnish Sininen siru
France Flag.png French Tesson Blue
Germany Flag.png German Indigostück
Israel Flag.png Hebrew רסיס כחול Resis Kakhol
Italy Flag.png Italian Coccio Blu
South Korea Flag.png Korean 파랑조각 Parang Jogak
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Blue Shard
Poland Flag.png Polish Niebieski Odłamek
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Caco Azul
Spain Flag.png Spanish Parte Azul
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Blå skärva

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