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Route 208 (Encounters & Items)

Vincent Lau

This is a walkthrough for Route 208, including what Pokémon you can encounter and items you can find.

Pokémon Encounters

Wild Pokémon - Tall Grass

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
400.png"Bibarel" IconBibarel pokemonbdspnormal17.pngpokemonbdspwater17.png 10%
399.png"Bidoof" IconBidoof pokemonbdspnormal17.png 20%
401.png"Kricketot" IconKricketot pokemonbdspbug17.png 10% (Morning/Night)
66.png"Machop" IconMachop pokemonbdspfighting17.png 20% (Morning/Day), 10% (Night)
307.png"Meditite" IconMeditite pokemonbdspfighting17.pngpokemonbdsppsychic17.png 20% (Morning/Day), 10% (Night)
54.png"Psyduck" IconPsyduck pokemonbdspwater17.png 30%
41.png"Zubat" IconZubat pokemonbdsppoison17.pngpokemonbdspflying17.png 20% (Night)

Wild Pokémon - Surfing

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
54.png"Psyduck" IconPsyduck pokemonbdspwater17.png 90%
55.png"Golduck" IconGolduck pokemonbdspwater17.png 10%

Wild Pokémon - Fishing

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
339.png"Barboach" IconBarboach pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png 45% (Good Rod)
130.png"Gyarados" IconGyarados pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspflying17.png 55% (Super Rod)
129.png"Magikarp" IconMagikarp pokemonbdspwater17.png 100% (Old Rod), 55% (Good Rod)
340.png"Whiscash" IconWhiscash pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png 45% (Super Rod)

Wild Pokémon - Mass Outbreak

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
206.png"Dunsparce" IconDunsparce pokemonbdspnormal17.png 40%

Wild Pokémon - Poké Radar

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
236.png"Tyrogue" IconTyrogue pokemonbdspfighting17.png 12%

Item Locations

Item Locations
BagXSpeedSprite.pngX Speed South of Black Belt Kyle.
rarepokemonicon.pngPoké Ball On a ledge to the east of the waterfall - you’ll need HM Rock Smash.
BagIronSprite.pngIron (hidden) North of Hiker Alexander - need Rock Smash and Rock Climb to reach it.
BagCarbosSprite.pngCarbos In the area above the waterfall - you’ll need HM Surf and Waterfall.
BagOddKeystoneSprite.pngOdd Keystone Receive it from the man near the tree in the southwest of the map.
DreamNanabBerrySprite.pngNanab Berry x2 Berry Patch next to the Berry Master’s House
DreamRazzBerrySprite.pngRazz Berry x2 Berry Patch next to the Berry Master’s House
DreamBlukBerrySprite.pngBluk Berry x2 Berry Patch next to the Berry Master’s House
DreamPinapBerrySprite.pngPinap Berry x2 Berry Patch next to the Berry Master’s House
DreamHoneySprite.pngHoney (hidden) Near the Honey Tree

Berry Master

Once a day, you’ll be able to talk to the Berry Master on Route 207 and receive one random berry from him.

Trainer Battles

Hiker Robert

Pokémon Level Type
74.png"Geodude" IconGeodude 17 pokemonbdsprock17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png
74.png"Geodude" IconGeodude 17 pokemonbdsprock17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png

Black Belt Kyle

Pokémon Level Type
66.png"Machop" IconMachop 19 pokemonbdspfighting17.png

Hiker Jonathan

Pokémon Level Type
95.png"Onix" IconOnix 19 pokemonbdsprock17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png

Aroma Lady Hannah

Pokémon Level Type
415.png"Combee" IconCombee 16 pokemonbdspbug17.pngpokemonbdspflying17.png
315.png"Roselia" IconRoselia 18 pokemonbdspgrass17.pngpokemonbdsppoison17.png

Artist William

Pokémon Level Type
439.png"Mime Jr." IconMime Jr. 17 pokemonbdsppsychic17.pngpokemonbdspfairy17.png
438.png"Bonsly" IconBonsly 17 pokemonbdsprock17.png

Fisher Cody

To reach Cody, you need to use HM Surf.

Pokémon Level Type
339.png"Barboach" IconBarboach 31 pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png
130.png"Gyarados" IconGyarados 31 pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspflying17.png

Hiker Alexander

To reach Alexander, you need to use HM Rock Climb.

Pokémon Level Type
42.png"Golbat" IconGolbat 35 pokemonbdsppoison17.pngpokemonbdspflying17.png
75.png"Graveler" IconGraveler 35 pokemonbdsprock17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png
95.pngOnix 35 pokemonbdsprock17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png


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Guide Information

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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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  • A complete walkthrough of the main story and postgame.
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  • Explanation of advanced mechanics, such as IVs and EVs.
  • A detailed Sinnoh region Pokédex.

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