Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Tera Shards: What Do They Do

Confused about how these shards work? Check out our guide on what do the Tera Shards do in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet.

The recent release of Pokemon Scarlet & Violet features several new gameplay and battle mechanics. Terastallization or Terastallizing is one of the newest gameplay elements in PSV. It’s an ability that allows players to change their type of Pokemon to Tera type. But as players explore the Paldea region, they are finding different types of Tera Shards. Now, players are quite confused about how it works. So, check out our guide on what do the Tera Shards do in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

What do the Tera Shards do in Pokemon Scarlet Violet

Tera Shards are the items or resources that can change your Pokemon’s Tera type to a different type of Tera. But for that, you need 50 Tera shards of that type. Before you use these Tera Shards, you need to complete the Normal Gym challenge in Medali.

Follow the below steps to use the Tera Shards in Pokemon SV:

  • Once you have beaten Gym leader Larry in the challenge, head to the famed Treasure Eatery.
  • Over there, interact and speak with the chef.
  • The first time you visit him, he will reward you with 50 Normal Tera Shards. You can use it to change your Tera-type Pokemon to Normal.
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  • Select the Pokemon when the cook asks about the Pokemon you want to use it.
  • Finally, select the Yes option to change your Tera Pokemon to normal.
  • In addition to that, you can also change the Tera type to a different Tera type. But as mentioned earlier, you need 50 Tera shards of that type for that.

You can also check out our guide on how to change Tera Type Pokemon for more insight. If you are confused about finding these Tera shards, scroll till the end.

Where to Get Tera Shards in PSV

  • You can get the Tera shards for defeating a Tera Pokemon during Battles. As you defeat these Pokemon, their Tera jewel shatters into pieces dropping the Tera Shards.
  • Then, you can find and collect these shards around the place. The Tera shards you get depends on the Tera Pokemon you have defeated.
  • You can also get the Teras shards by completing different Tera Raids. You can find these raids on the Map.
  • Alternatively, you can also find the Tera Shards across the open world.

That’s everything covered about what do the Tera Shards do in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet. If you liked this guide, check out our guides on how to get Shiny Charm, where to get Bottle Caps, how to get Mirror Herb, and more Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Guides on our dedicated section right here on Gamer Tweak.