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How to Locate & Use HM Rock Climb (TM100)

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This page explains how to find Rock Climb (TM100) - a Normal-type HM Move (Hidden Move) that allows you to climb rocks to reach different locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl (BDSP).

Rock Climb - Move Details

Type Category Power Accuracy PP Effect TM
Normal Physical 90 85 20 This is a charging attack that may leave the opponent with confusion. It can also be used to climb rocky surfaces outside of battles. TM100

Rock Climb HM Location

You’ll have to pass through Route 217 to get to Snowpoint City, which is a snowy path that can be hard to navigate. Head up the west side to locate a house, and inside, the man will tell you he lost his TM nearby.

The TM is right by a tree.

It’s not far. Go outside and head up and slightly right of the house to find an item, which is TM100 Rock Climb. You can also head back inside to get an Icicle Plate as thanks from the man, though he won’t ask for his TM back.

How to Use Rock Climb

To use the Hidden Move, you must defeat Candice, the gym leader in Snowpoint City.

(1 of 2) Candice uses Ice-types

Candice uses Ice-types (left), Prepare your Fire-type moves for a quick defeat (right)

You can use it by pressing the ‘A’ button close to a rocky surface and pressing the same button again to climb it.


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    29 October 2021
  • Last Updated
    16 January 2022
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