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Pokémon: Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

Glacial Cavern

Vincent Lau

This page outlines all the wild Pokémon you can encounter in Glacial Cavern in the Grand Underground.

(1 of 2) Glacial Cavern.

Glacial Cavern. (left), Get your tasty Leftovers here! (right)

Glacial Cavern is a large hideaway located towards the north-west corner of the Grand Underground. It’s a bigger version of an Icy Cave, but the rare spawns are combined with a Whiteout Cave.

How to Reach Glacial Cavern

You can access Glacial Cavern from Route 216 and all the areas after it, ending at (and including) Snowpoint City.

Item Locations

Item Location
TM80 Rock Slide Somewhat near the north-east corner.
Leftovers North-west corner.

Wild Pokémon

Available From the Start

Pokémon Type Notes
427.pngBuneary pokemon_bdsp_normal17.png -

Rare Spawns

Pokémon Type Notes
239.pngElekid pokemon_bdsp_electric17.png Brilliant Diamond only
362.pngGlalie pokemon_bdsp_ice17.png -
81.pngMagnemite pokemon_bdsp_electric17.pngpokemon_bdsp_steel17.png -
238.pngSmoochum pokemon_bdsp_ice17.pngpokemon_bdsp_psychic17.png -
361.pngSnorunt pokemon_bdsp_ice17.png -
333.pngSwablu pokemon_bdsp_normal17.pngpokemon_bdsp_flying17.png -
220.pngSwinub pokemon_bdsp_ice17.pngpokemon_bdsp_ground17.png -
216.pngTeddiursa pokemon_bdsp_normal17.png Shining Pearl only

Available After Obtaining Strength

Pokémon Type Notes
436.pngBronzor pokemon_bdsp_steel17.pngpokemon_bdsp_psychic17.png -

Available After Icicle Badge

Pokémon Type Notes
122.pngMr. Mime pokemon_bdsp_psychic17.pngpokemon_bdsp_fairy17.png -
215.pngSneasel pokemon_bdsp_dark17.pngpokemon_bdsp_ice17.png -
459.pngSnover pokemon_bdsp_grass17.pngpokemon_bdsp_ice17.png -

Available After National Pokédex


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    Pokemon Company International
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  • Guide Release
    29 October 2021
  • Last Updated
    2 December 2021
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This strategy guide for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl contains all the information Pokémon trainers will need to complete the game and catch every single Pokémon!

In this remake of the classic Pokémon Diamond & Pearl, you’ll journey through the mystical Sinnoh region to become a Pokémon master. Along the way, you’ll confront the scheming Team Galactic and witness the awesome power of the Legendary Dialga or Palkia.

The finished version of our guide will contain:

  • Tips for Adventuring in Sinnoh.
  • Tips for Pokémon battling.
  • An introduction to the Grand Underground.
  • An introduction to Super Contest Shows.
  • A complete walkthrough of the main story and postgame.
  • Strategies for defeating the Gym Leaders and Elite Four.
  • Wild Pokémon and item locations for each route and dungeon.
  • A full breakdown of the Grand Underground.
    – All the Pokémon that inhabit the Hideways.
    – Information for all the treasure you can dig up.
  • A full guide for Super Contest Shows.
    – How to cook the best quality Poffins.
  • Explanation of advanced mechanics, such as IVs and EVs.
  • How to breed Pokémon.
  • A detailed Sinnoh region Pokédex.

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