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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.png"Buneary" IconBuneary pokemonbdspnormal17.png -

Rare Spawns

Pokémon Type Notes
239.png"Elekid" IconElekid pokemonbdspelectric17.png Brilliant Diamond only
362.png"Glalie" IconGlalie pokemonbdspice17.png -
81.png"Magnemite" IconMagnemite pokemonbdspelectric17.pngpokemonbdspsteel17.png -
238.png"Smoochum" IconSmoochum pokemonbdspice17.pngpokemonbdsppsychic17.png -
361.png"Snorunt" IconSnorunt pokemonbdspice17.png -
333.png"Swablu" IconSwablu pokemonbdspnormal17.pngpokemonbdspflying17.png -
220.png"Swinub" IconSwinub pokemonbdspice17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png -
216.png"Teddiursa" IconTeddiursa pokemonbdspnormal17.png Shining Pearl only

Available After Obtaining Strength

Pokémon Type Notes
436.png"Bronzor" IconBronzor pokemonbdspsteel17.pngpokemonbdsppsychic17.png -

Available After Icicle Badge

Pokémon Type Notes
122.png"Mr. Mime" IconMr. Mime pokemonbdsppsychic17.pngpokemonbdspfairy17.png -
215.png"Sneasel" IconSneasel pokemonbdspdark17.pngpokemonbdspice17.png -
459.png"Snover" IconSnover pokemonbdspgrass17.pngpokemonbdspice17.png -

Available After National Pokédex


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    Pokemon Company International
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  • Guide Release
    29 October 2021
  • Last Updated
    23 April 2022
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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.

Currently included in our guide:

The following will be available via free updates to our guide:

  • A complete walkthrough of the main story and postgame.
  • A full guide for Super Contest Shows.
    • How to cook the best quality Poffins.
  • Explanation of advanced mechanics, such as IVs and EVs.
  • A detailed Sinnoh region Pokédex.

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