Where to Find Lucky Egg in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

This held item will boost the experience gains of your Pokemon - How lucky!

by Thomas Cunliffe
Lucky Egg in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

The Lucky Egg is a useful and well sought after item, allowing the Pokémon that holds it to earn extra Experience and level up faster. In this guide, we’ll detail how to find your own Lucky Egg in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl.

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How to find a Lucky Egg in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

The ‘Lucky Egg’ is a held item that allows the Pokémon holding it to gain 150% of the usual Experience it would earn. It’s a fantastic item for levelling up Pokémon faster, which is especially useful when training for the Elite Four. It’s a permanent held item, which means it isn’t consumed after use, unlike the Lucky Egg in Pokémon GO.

There are two ways to get a Lucky Egg in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl with the first one being to find it in Grand Underground. Head to Acuity Lakefront and enter the Underground using the Explorer’s Kit. Walk into the most North-West corner of the map to the Hideaway labelled ‘Icy Cave’. Walk straight forward inside the Icy Cave to the edge of the lake, here you will find a Poké Ball on the ground. Press ‘A’ in front of it and the Lucky Egg will be yours!

The other method is to buy one from the Battle Tower for 77 BP, which is the currency earned by battling there. The Battle Tower is only available after the player has defeated the Elite Four, and can be accessed via the boat in Snowpoint City. BP is

It was previously believed that you could steal Lucky Eggs from wild Chansey using the Dark-type move ‘Thief’, however,  this is untrue. No Pokémon in BDSP hold a Lucky Egg in the wild due to the lack of wild Blissey.

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl are available now for Nintendo Switch.


- This article was updated on November 27th, 2021

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Thomas has been a freelance writer since 2021 and considers himself a connoisseur of all things Nintendo, Blizzard, and Marvel. Since amassing 145,000+ followers on a Facebook page about Diddy Kong with a backward hat in 2015, Thomas has become a trusted voice in the gaming community across publications such as AOTF, PC Invasion, and Gfinity. His greatest achievements include catching every Pokémon, completing every quest in World of Warcraft (yes, all of them), and naming his dog 'Mass Effect 3.' Thomas is extraordinarily passionate about the video game industry and its community. He enjoys writing about various topics, including popular games like Destiny 2, Fortnite, and WoW, and exploring the latest AAA and indie titles.