Pearl (item)

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Pearl
しんじゅ
Pearl
Pearl
Pearl
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation II
Pocket
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Fling
Power 30

The Pearl (Japanese: しんじゅ Pearl) is a valuable item introduced in Generation II.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
GSC PokémonDollar.png650 PokémonDollar.png700
RSEFRLG
DPPt
N/A PokémonDollar.png700
HGSS PokémonDollar.png650 PokémonDollar.png700
B PokémonDollar.png6000 PokémonDollar.png700
WB2W2
XYORAS
N/A PokémonDollar.png700
SMUSUM N/A PokémonDollar.png1,000

In the Generation V games, the Pearl can be sold to the ore maniac inside the Icirrus City Pokémon Center for PokémonDollar.png1400.

Effect

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

Description

Games Description
GSC A beautiful pearl. Sell low.
RS
Colo.XD
A pretty pearl. Can be sold cheaply.
FRLG A relatively small pearl that sparkles in a pretty silver color. It can be sold cheaply.
E A pretty pearl that would sell at a cheap price.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
A somewhat-small pearl that sparkles in a pretty silver color. It can be sold cheaply to shops.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
A rather small pearl that has a very nice silvery sheen to it. It can be sold cheaply to shops.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
GSC Goldenrod Underground (bargain shop)Mo
Held by wild Shellder (23% chance)
RSE Routes 124 (underwater), 126 (underwater), and 128 (underwater)
FRLG Route 21, Rock Tunnel, Bond Bridge, Four Island, Rocket Warehouse, Trainer Tower Treasure Beach (reappears occasionally)
Resort Gorgeous (possible reward from Selphy)
Held by wild Shellder (50% chance)FR
DPPt Routes 212Pt, 213, 220DP, 222Pt, 223DP, and 224, Oreburgh CityPt, Canalave CityDP, Sunyshore CityDP, Victory RoadDP Held by wild Shellder (50% chance)
HGSS Routes 19 and 47, Olivine City, Whirl Islands, Seafoam Islands, Vermilion City Goldenrod Tunnel (bargain shop)Mo
Rock Smash (Cliff Cave)
Held by wild Shellder (50% chance)
PW Blue Lake, Warm Beach, Quiet Cave, Night Sky's Edge, Rally
BW Routes 1, 4, and 13
Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "Favorite Pokémon type?" survey)
Black City (Silvia)B
Route 18, Undella Bay (reappears occasionally)
Big Stadium and Small Court (defeat Lady Sophie)
Held by wild Shellder (50% chance) and wild Cloyster (50% chance)
B2W2 Virbank Complex, Castelia Sewers, Humilau City
Passerby Analytics HQ (complete "Favorite Pokémon type?" survey)
Join Avenue (souvenir, Antique Shop)
Routes 13 and 18, Undella Town (reappears occasionally)
Held by wild Shellder (50% chance) and wild Cloyster (50% chance)
DW Sparkling Sea
XY Ambrette Town, Cyllage City, Frost Cavern Battle Chateau
Route 8 (reappears occasionally)
Rock Smash (except Glittering Cave)
Held by wild Shellder (50% chance)Y and wild Cloyster (50% chance)Y
ORAS Routes 124 (underwater), 126 (underwater), and 128 (underwater), Shoal Cave Mirage Islands
Route 107 (20% chance after rematch with Swimmer ♂ Tony), Route 121 (20% chance after rematch with Beauty Jessica)
Rock Smash (except Mirage spots)
Secret Base ("Search for treasure" with Secret Pal)
Held by wild Clamperl (50% chance)
SM Hano Beach Routes 1, 7, 14, and 15, Hau'oli City, Kala'e Bay, Hano Beach, Secluded Shore, Poni Wilds (reappears occasionally)
Fishing spots (Routes 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, and 15, Seaward Cave, Kala'e Bay, Melemele Sea, Paniola Town, Brooklet Hill, Akala Outskirts, Malie Garden, Secluded Shore, Seafolk Village, Poni Wilds, Poni Breaker Coast, Vast Poni Canyon, Poni Meadow, Poni Gauntlet)
Festival Plaza (decline a two ★ offer)
Poké Pelago (Isle Aphun - Rare-Treasure Hunting)
Held by wild Shellder (50% chance)
USUM Hano Beach Routes 1, 7, 14, and 15, Hau'oli City, Kala'e Bay, Hano Beach, Ula'ula Beach, Poni Wilds (reappears occasionally)
Fishing spots (Routes 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, and 15, Seaward Cave, Kala'e Bay, Melemele Sea, Paniola Town, Brooklet Hill, Akala Outskirts, Malie Garden, Seafolk Village, Poni Beach, Poni Breaker Coast, Vast Poni Canyon, Poni Meadow, Poni Gauntlet)
Festival Plaza (decline a two ★ offer)
Poké Pelago (Isle Aphun - Rare-Treasure Hunting)
Held by wild Shellder (50% chance) and wild Clamperl (50% chance)

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 珍珠 Jānjyū
Mandarin 珍珠 Zhēnzhū
France Flag.png French Perle
Germany Flag.png German Perle
Italy Flag.png Italian Perla
South Korea Flag.png Korean 진주 Jinju
Spain Flag.png Spanish Perla
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Ngọc Trai


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