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Pokémon: Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

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.pngAbra pokemon_bdsp_psychic17.png 10%
74.pngGeodude pokemon_bdsp_rock17.pngpokemon_bdsp_ground17.png 35% (Morning), 25% (Day/Night)
64.pngKadabra pokemon_bdsp_psychic17.png 15%
402.pngKricketune pokemon_bdsp_bug17.png 10% (Morning/Day), 30% (Night)
77.pngPonyta pokemon_bdsp_fire17.png 30% (Morning), 40% (Day), 20% (Night)

Wild Pokémon - Mass Outbreak

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
96.pngDrowzee pokemon_bdsp_psychic17.png 40%

Wild Pokémon - Poké Radar

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
229.pngHoundoom pokemon_bdsp_dark17.pngpokemon_bdsp_fire17.png 12% (Shining Pearl)
262.pngMightyena pokemon_bdsp_dark17.png 12% (Brilliant Diamond)

Trainer Battles

Ruin Maniac Calvin

Pokémon Level Type
436.pngBronzor 21 pokemon_bdsp_steel17.pngpokemon_bdsp_psychic17.png
410.pngShieldon 23 pokemon_bdsp_rock17.pngpokemon_bdsp_steel17.png

Jogger Craig

Craig will only battle during the Morning.

Pokémon Level Type
404.pngLuxio 19 pokemon_bdsp_electric17.png
397.pngStaravia 21 pokemon_bdsp_normal17.pngpokemon_bdsp_flying17.png
77.pngPonyta 20 pokemon_bdsp_fire17.png

Black Belt Derek

Pokémon Level Type
453.pngCroagunk 25 pokemon_bdsp_poison17.pngpokemon_bdsp_fighting17.png

Black Belt Gregory

Pokémon Level Type
307.pngMeditite 23 pokemon_bdsp_fighting17.pngpokemon_bdsp_psychic17.png
66.pngMachop 22 pokemon_bdsp_fighting17.png
307.pngMeditite 21 pokemon_bdsp_fighting17.pngpokemon_bdsp_psychic17.png

Black Belt Nathaniel

Pokémon Level Type
453.pngCroagunk 21 pokemon_bdsp_poison17.pngpokemon_bdsp_fighting17.png
66.pngMachop 22 pokemon_bdsp_flying17.png
307.pngMeditite 23 pokemon_bdsp_fighting17.pngpokemon_bdsp_psychic17.png

Jogger Scott

Scott will only battle during the Morning.

Pokémon Level Type
397.pngStaravia 23 pokemon_bdsp_normal17.pngpokemon_bdsp_flying17.png

Ace Trainer Dennis

Pokémon Level Type
391.pngMonferno 23 pokemon_bdsp_fire17.pngpokemon_bdsp_fighting17.png
130.pngGyarados 23 pokemon_bdsp_water17.pngpokemon_bdsp_flying17.png

Ace Trainer Maya

Pokémon Level Type
431.pngGlameow 23 pokemon_bdsp_normal17.png
64.pngKadabra 23 pokemon_bdsp_psychic17.png


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    Pokemon Company International
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  • Guide Release
    29 October 2021
  • Last Updated
    5 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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