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Pokémon: Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

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.pngBibarel pokemon_bdsp_normal17.pngpokemon_bdsp_water17.png 10%
399.pngBidoof pokemon_bdsp_normal17.png 20%
401.pngKricketot pokemon_bdsp_bug17.png 10% (Morning/Night)
66.pngMachop pokemon_bdsp_fighting17.png 20% (Morning/Day), 10% (Night)
307.pngMeditite pokemon_bdsp_fighting17.pngpokemon_bdsp_psychic17.png 20% (Morning/Day), 10% (Night)
54.pngPsyduck pokemon_bdsp_water17.png 30%
41.pngZubat pokemon_bdsp_poison17.pngpokemon_bdsp_flying17.png 20% (Night)

Wild Pokémon - Surfing

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
54.pngPsyduck pokemon_bdsp_water17.png 90%
55.pngGolduck pokemon_bdsp_water17.png 10%

Wild Pokémon - Fishing

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
339.pngBarboach pokemon_bdsp_water17.pngpokemon_bdsp_ground17.png 45% (Good Rod)
130.pngGyarados pokemon_bdsp_water17.pngpokemon_bdsp_flying17.png 55% (Super Rod)
129.pngMagikarp pokemon_bdsp_water17.png 100% (Old Rod), 55% (Good Rod)
340.pngWhiscash pokemon_bdsp_water17.pngpokemon_bdsp_ground17.png 45% (Super Rod)

Wild Pokémon - Mass Outbreak

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
206.pngDunsparce pokemon_bdsp_normal17.png 40%

Wild Pokémon - Poké Radar

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
236.pngTyrogue pokemon_bdsp_fighting17.png 12%

Trainer Battles

Hiker Robert

Pokémon Level Type
74.pngGeodude 17 pokemon_bdsp_rock17.pngpokemon_bdsp_ground17.png
74.pngGeodude 17 pokemon_bdsp_rock17.pngpokemon_bdsp_ground17.png

Black Belt Kyle

Pokémon Level Type
66.pngMachop 19 pokemon_bdsp_fighting17.png

Hiker Jonathan

Pokémon Level Type
95.pngOnix 19 pokemon_bdsp_rock17.pngpokemon_bdsp_ground17.png

Aroma Lady Hannah

Pokémon Level Type
415.pngCombee 16 pokemon_bdsp_bug17.pngpokemon_bdsp_flying17.png
315.pngRoselia 18 pokemon_bdsp_grass17.pngpokemon_bdsp_poison17.png

Artist William

Pokémon Level Type
439.pngMime Jr. 17 pokemon_bdsp_psychic17.pngpokemon_bdsp_fairy17.png
438.pngBonsly 17 pokemon_bdsp_rock17.png

Fisher Cody

To reach Cody, you need to use HM Surf.

Pokémon Level Type
339.pngBarboach 31 pokemon_bdsp_water17.pngpokemon_bdsp_ground17.png
130.pngGyarados 31 pokemon_bdsp_water17.pngpokemon_bdsp_flying17.png

Hiker Alexander

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

Pokémon Level Type
42.pngGolbat 35 pokemon_bdsp_poison17.pngpokemon_bdsp_flying17.png
75.pngGraveler 35 pokemon_bdsp_rock17.pngpokemon_bdsp_ground17.png
95.pngOnix 35 pokemon_bdsp_rock17.pngpokemon_bdsp_ground17.png


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    Pokemon Company International
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  • Guide Release
    29 October 2021
  • Last Updated
    3 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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