Yellow Shard

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Yellow Shard
Yellow Shard
Bag Yellow Shard Sprite.png
Yellow Shard
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation III
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Power 30

The Yellow Shard (Japanese: きいろいかけら Yellow 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 $100
B $3000 $100

In the Generation V games, the Yellow Shard can be sold to the ore maniac inside the Icirrus City Pokémon Center for $200.


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

In Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, exchange ten with the shard collector on Route 212 for TM37 (Sandstorm).

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 an Iapapa, Aspear, and Sitrus Berry. Exchange one with the Juggler in Fuchsia City for a Pinap, Grepa, and Nomel Berry.

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

In Alola, 30 Yellow Shards can be exchanged with the old man who appears in the Festival Plaza castle post-game for a Bottle Cap.


Games Description
RSE A shard from an ancient item. Can be sold cheaply.
FRLG A small yellow shard. It appears to be from some sort of a tool made long ago.
ColoXD An item brought over from a faraway place.
A small yellow shard. It appears to be from some sort of implement made long ago.
A small yellow 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 Chinchou (5% chance)
FRLG Trade
DPPt Routes 213Pt and 227Pt, Oreburgh CityPt, Wayward CavePt, Mt. CoronetPt, Great MarshPt, Fuego IronworksPt, Iron IslandPt Underground
Great Marsh (randomly given when entering)Pt
Fuego Ironworks (trade for Star Piece with Mr. Fuego)Pt
HGSS Saffron City (held by in-game trade Pikachu) Rock Smash
PW Dim Cave, Warm Beach, Scary Cave, Night Sky's Edge
BW Black CityB/White ForestW (Collin)
B2W2 Routes 4, 12, and 23, Desert Resort, Relic Passage, Mistralton Cave, Chargestone Cave, Reversal MountainW2, Giant Chasm, Twist Mountain, Striaton City Dust clouds (Relic Passage, Reversal Mountain)
Join Avenue (Antique Shop)
Big Stadium and Small Court (defeat Worker Tyler)
Pokémon World Tournament (randomly given after losing a tournament)
Hidden Grottoes
Transfer from Dream Radar
DW* Icy Cave
PDR Dream Clouds
XY Trade
ORAS Routes 107 (underwater), 124, and 126 (underwater), Mirage Cave (west of Route 115) Mirage Mountains
SMUSUM Poké Pelago (Isle Aphun - Odd-Shard Hunting, Interesting-Item Hunting)
BDSP Grand Underground



Mine Yellow Shard.png Mine Yellow Shard BDSP.png
Underground sprite from
Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum
Grand Underground sprite from
Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

In the anime

A Yellow Shard 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 黃色碎片 Wòhngsīk Seuipín
Mandarin 黃色碎片 / 黄色碎片 Huángsè Suìpiàn
Denmark Flag.png Danish Gul skå
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Gele scherf
Finland Flag.png Finnish Keltainen siru
France Flag.png French Tesson Jaun
Germany Flag.png German Gelbstück
Israel Flag.png Hebrew רסיס צהוב Resis Tzahov
Italy Flag.png Italian Coccio Gial.*
Coccio Giallo*
South Korea Flag.png Korean 노랑조각 Norang Jogak
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Yellow Shard
Poland Flag.png Polish Żółty Odłamek
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Caco Amarelo
Spain Flag.png Spanish P. Amarilla*
Parte Amarilla*
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Gul skärva

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