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Route 215 (Encounters & Items)

Vincent Lau

This is a walkthrough for Route 215, including what Pokémon you can encounter and items you can find.

Pokémon Encounters

Wild Pokémon - Tall Grass

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
63.png"Abra" IconAbra pokemonbdsppsychic17.png 10%
74.png"Geodude" IconGeodude pokemonbdsprock17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png 35% (Morning), 25% (Day/Night)
64.png"Kadabra" IconKadabra pokemonbdsppsychic17.png 15%
402.png"Kricketune" IconKricketune pokemonbdspbug17.png 10% (Morning/Day), 30% (Night)
77.png"Ponyta" IconPonyta pokemonbdspfire17.png 30% (Morning), 40% (Day), 20% (Night)

Wild Pokémon - Mass Outbreak

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
96.png"Drowzee" IconDrowzee pokemonbdsppsychic17.png 40%

Wild Pokémon - Poké Radar

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
229.png"Houndoom" IconHoundoom pokemonbdspdark17.pngpokemonbdspfire17.png 12% (Shining Pearl)
262.png"Mightyena" IconMightyena pokemonbdspdark17.png 12% (Brilliant Diamond)

Item Locations

Item Location
Ether Slightly past the first bridge.
TM66 Paypack x3 Obtained from Black Belt near the bridge.
Fist Plate Near Black Belt Gregory - need HM Cut.
TM34 Shock Wave South of the large grass patch near Veilstone City exit.
Full Heal (hidden) Below Jogger Scott.
Wiki Berry x2 Berry Patch east of Ace Trainer Maya.
Mago Berry x2 Berry Patch east of Ace Trainer Maya.
Honey (hidden) In the flowers on the bit of land between the bridges.
Pecha Berry x2 Berry Patch south of Black Belt Gregory.
Bluk Berry x2 Berry Patch south of Black Belt Gregory.
Guard Spec. Below Bluk and Pecha Berry Patch.
Hyper Potion Above the tree that can be cut using HM Cut.
Zinc (hidden) On a tree in the northeast corner of the large grass patch above the Veilstone City exit.

Trainer Battles

Ruin Maniac Calvin

Pokémon Level Type
436.png"Bronzor" IconBronzor 21 pokemonbdspsteel17.pngpokemonbdsppsychic17.png
410.png"Shieldon" IconShieldon 23 pokemonbdsprock17.pngpokemonbdspsteel17.png

Jogger Craig

Craig will only battle during the Morning.

Pokémon Level Type
404.png"Luxio" IconLuxio 19 pokemonbdspelectric17.png
397.png"Staravia" IconStaravia 21 pokemonbdspnormal17.pngpokemonbdspflying17.png
77.png"Ponyta" IconPonyta 20 pokemonbdspfire17.png

Black Belt Derek

Pokémon Level Type
453.png"Croagunk" IconCroagunk 25 pokemonbdsppoison17.pngpokemonbdspfighting17.png

Black Belt Gregory

Pokémon Level Type
307.png"Meditite" IconMeditite 23 pokemonbdspfighting17.pngpokemonbdsppsychic17.png
66.png"Machop" IconMachop 22 pokemonbdspfighting17.png
307.png"Meditite" IconMeditite 21 pokemonbdspfighting17.pngpokemonbdsppsychic17.png

Black Belt Nathaniel

Pokémon Level Type
453.png"Croagunk" IconCroagunk 21 pokemonbdsppoison17.pngpokemonbdspfighting17.png
66.png"Machop" IconMachop 22 pokemonbdspflying17.png
307.png"Meditite" IconMeditite 23 pokemonbdspfighting17.pngpokemonbdsppsychic17.png

Jogger Scott

Scott will only battle during the Morning.

Pokémon Level Type
397.png"Staravia" IconStaravia 23 pokemonbdspnormal17.pngpokemonbdspflying17.png

Ace Trainer Dennis

Pokémon Level Type
391.png"Monferno" IconMonferno 23 pokemonbdspfire17.pngpokemonbdspfighting17.png
130.png"Gyarados" IconGyarados 23 pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspflying17.png

Ace Trainer Maya

Pokémon Level Type
431.png"Glameow" IconGlameow 23 pokemonbdspnormal17.png
64.png"Kadabra" IconKadabra 23 pokemonbdsppsychic17.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.
  • 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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