Prism Scale

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Prism Scale
Beautiful Scale
Bag Prism Scale Sprite.png
Prism Scale
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation V
Generation V Bag Items HGSS pocket icon.png Items (Held 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 Prism Scale (Japanese: きれいなウロコ Beautiful Scale) is a type of held item introduced in Generation V. It allows Feebas to evolve into Milotic.

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
N/A PokémonDollar.png250
N/A PokémonDollar.png1,000


Held item

Causes Feebas to evolve into Milotic when traded while holding it. This consumes the Prism Scale.

This item was introduced in Generation V due to the lack of a means to increase Beauty in these games. However, even in games in which the Prism Scale exists, a Feebas can still evolve if leveled up while its Beauty is high enough.


Games Description
BWB2W2 A mysterious scale that evolves certain Pokémon. It shines in rainbow colors.
A mysterious scale that causes a certain Pokémon to evolve. It shines in rainbow colors.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
BW Route 13, Undella Town Pickup
B2W2 Route 1, Undella Town Join Avenue (Antique Shop), Pickup
XY Lumiose City (North Boulevard) Couriway Town (reappears over time), Pokémon Village (shaking trash cans)Th, Pickup
ORAS Trade
PMC Balloon Popping (Lv. 1)
SM Exeggutor Island Fishing at Ula'ula Island (Malie Garden, Secluded Shore, Route 14, Route 15)
USUM Kala'e Bay Fishing at Ula'ula Island (Malie Garden, Route 14, Route 15)
SwSh Route 2 South Lake Miloch (reappears over time)
SwShIoA Cram-o-matic (Water: 72-80 points)

In spin-off games

Detective Pikachu

A Prism Scale appears during Chapter 4 of Detective Pikachu, being worn by Milo Green on his headband. He mentions that he obtained the scale when he was once saved from drowning by a Pokémon, which is later revealed to have been a Milotic. The presence of this Prism Scale also acts as the trigger to the evolution of a Feebas that Milo has befriended.

In the anime

A Prism Scale in the anime

A Prism Scale appeared in The Cuteness Quotient!, where it was attached to Jinny's Feebas. During an attack by Team Rocket, the Prism Scale fell off, but Jinny reattached it to Feebas, causing it to evolve into Milotic.


In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 美麗鱗片 Méihlaih Lèuhnpin
Mandarin 美麗鱗片 / 美丽鳞片 Měilì Línpiàn
France Flag.png French Bel'Écaille
Germany Flag.png German Schönschuppe
Italy Flag.png Italian Squama Bella
South Korea Flag.png Korean 고운비늘 Goun Bineul
Spain Flag.png Spanish Escama Bella

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