Wishing Star

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Wishing Star
Wishing Star
Wishing Star
Wishing Star
Model from Sword and Shield
Introduced in Generation VIII
Generation VIII Bag Key items pocket icon.png Key items

The Wishing Star (Japanese: ねがいぼし Wishing Star) is a Key Item introduced in Generation VIII. It is a source of Dynamax energy, which can be fit into a Dynamax Band in order to allow a Trainer to Dynamax their Pokémon. According to Professor Magnolia, the Wishing Stars are parts of Eternatus, which is said to have some sort of connection to the Dynamax phenomenon.

In the core series games

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In Pokémon Sword and Shield, two Wishing Stars fall from the sky near the player and Hop after their battle on Route 2. Professor Magnolia then takes them and fits them into Dynamax Bands for the two. Bede is later revealed to be collecting Wishing Stars for Chairman Rose, gathering them from Galar Mine and Galar Mine No. 2. He also attempts to destroy the famous mural in Stow-on-Side to get more of them. During the game's climax, Rose reveals that Macro Cosmos has been giving the gathered Wishing Stars to Eternatus in order to solve the energy crisis that is facing Galar in one thousand years.

During the post-game, Sonia is revealed to hold the Wishing Stars confiscated from Chairman Rose after his arrest at her laboratory. They're later stolen by Sordward and Shielbert with the help of Sonia's treacherous assistant in order to advance their plans.

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Games Cost Sell price
SwSh N/A N/A


The Wishing Star is given to Professor Magnolia, who fits it into a Dynamax Band, before giving it back to the player.


Games Description
SwSh A stone found in the Galar region with a mysterious power. It's said that your dreams come true if you find one.


Games Method
SwSh Route 2 (from Hop after battling him)

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 許願星 Héuiyuhn Sīng
Mandarin 許願星 / 许愿星 Xǔyuàn Xīng
France Flag.png French Étoile Vœu
Germany Flag.png German Wunschstern
Italy Flag.png Italian Desiostella
South Korea Flag.png Korean 소원의별 Sowon-ui Byeol
Spain Flag.png Spanish Estrella Deseo

See also

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