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Pokémon: Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

Lake Acuity (Encounters & Items)

Vincent Lau

This is a walkthrough for Lake Acuity, including what Pokémon you can encounter and items you can find.

(1 of 2) Lake Acuity is the third and final lake (or is it?).

Lake Acuity is the third and final lake (or is it?). (left), In the center of the lake is Acuity Cavern. (right)

Lake Acuity is one of the three lakes in Sinnoh, located west from Snowpoint City. You’ll be unable to enter until you’ve defeat Gym Leader Candice. During your initial visit, you’ll bump into your rival who just lost against a Team Galactic Commander.

She’ll discourage you from heading to Team Galactic’s HQ in Veilstone City. Or perhaps she’s goading you using reverse psychology? Yes, that must be it. Let’s head to their HQ at once!

Pokémon Encounters

Wild Pokémon - Tall Grass

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
400.pngBibarel pokemonbdspnormal17.pngpokemonbdspwater17.png 35% (Morning/Day), 25% (Night)
433.pngChingling pokemonbdsppsychic17.png 10%
164.pngNoctowl pokemonbdspnormal17.pngpokemonbdspflying17.png 20% (Night)
54.pngPsyduck pokemonbdspwater17.png 30% (Morning/Day), 20% (Night)
215.pngSneasel pokemonbdspdark17.pngpokemonbdspice17.png 25%

Wild Pokémon - Interact

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
480.pngUxie pokemonbdsppsychic17.png 100%

Wild Pokémon - Surfing

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
55.pngGolduck pokemonbdspwater17.png 10%
54.pngPsyduck pokemonbdspwater17.png 90%

Wild Pokémon - Fishing

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
118.pngGoldeen pokemonbdspwater17.png 45% (Good Rod)
130.pngGyarados pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspflying17.png 55% (Super Rod)
129.pngMagikarp pokemonbdspwater17.png 100% (Old Rod), 55% (Good Rod)
119.pngSeaking pokemonbdspwater17.png 45% (Super Rod)

Wild Pokémon - Mass Outbreak

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
238.pngSmoochum pokemonbdspice17.pngpokemonbdsppsychic17.png 40%

Wild Pokémon - Poké Radar

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
202.pngWobbuffet pokemonbdsppsychic17.png 12%

Item Locations

TM14 Blizzard.

Item Location
BagTMIceSprite.png TM14 Blizzard North-east corner of the lake, at western end of the tall grass.


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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.

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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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