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Route 212 - South (Encounters & Items)

Vincent Lau

This is a walkthrough for the southern half of Route 212, 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 35% (Morning/Day), 25% (Night)
402.png"Kricketune" IconKricketune pokemonbdspbug17.png 10% (Morning/Day), 30% (Night)
315.png"Roselia" IconRoselia pokemonbdspgrass17.pngpokemonbdsppoison17.png 25% (Morning/Day), 15% (Night)
194.png"Wooper" IconWooper pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png 30%

Wild Pokémon - Surfing

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
195.png"Quagsire" IconQuagsire pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png 10%
194.png"Wooper" IconWooper pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png 90%

Wild Pokémon - Fishing

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
339.png"Barboach" IconBarboach pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png 35% (Good Rod)
130.png"Gyarados" IconGyarados pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspflying17.png 65% (Super Rod)
129.png"Magikarp" IconMagikarp pokemonbdspwater17.png 100% (Old Rod), 65% (Good Rod)
340.png"Whiscash" IconWhiscash pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png 35% (Super Rod)

Wild Pokémon - Poké Radar

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
88.png"Grimer" IconGrimer pokemonbdsppoison17.png 12%

Item Locations

Item Location
DreamPinapBerrySprite.pngPinap Berry x6 Berry Patch near eastern exit.
DreamPechaBerrySprite.pngPecha Berry x2 Berry Patch near eastern exit.
DreamXSp.AtkSprite.pngX Sp. Atk Near Scientist Shaun - you’ll need HM Cut.
BagRareCandySprite.pngRare Candy (hidden) In the swamp closest to Pastoria City entrance.
DreamReviveSprite.pngRevive (hidden) Between the two hills in the bigger swamp.
DreamReviveSprite.png Revive (hidden) Beneath the first bike bridge, in the south east.
DreamTinyMushroomSprite.pngTiny Mushroom (hidden) On the hill furthest southwest.
DreamZincSprite.pngZinc South fo Parasol Lady Sabrina.
DreamProteinSprite.pngProtein Hidden in the small area near the fisherman - you’ll need HM Surf.
DreamHeartScaleSprite.pngHeart Scale (hidden) In the swamp to the left of the Honey Tree.
Rock.png TM37 Sandstorm Exchange for 10 Yellow Shards at the Shard Hunter’s House.
Water HM.png TM18 Rain Dance Exchange for 10 Blue Shards at the Shard Hunter’s House.
Fire.png TM11 Sunny Day Exchange for 10 Red Shards at the Shard Hunter’s House.
BagTMIceSprite.png TM07 Hail Exchange for 10 Green Shards at the Shard Hunter’s House.
Bug.png TM62 Bug Buzz Nearby Collector Dominique.
Poison.png TM06 Toxic Southeast corner of the biggest swamp.
Poison.png TM84 Poison Jab Behind tree, in the middle of the square of logs and bridges (need Surf).

Trainer Battles

Pokémon Ranger Jeffrey

Pokémon Level Type
394.png"Prinplup" IconPrinplup 21 pokemonbdspwater17.png
394.png"Prinplup" IconPrinplup 21 pokemonbdspwater17.png

Pokémon Ranger Allison

Pokémon Level Type
190.png"Aipom" IconAipom 21 pokemonbdspnormal17.png
183.png"Marill" IconMarill 21 pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspfairy17.png

Scientist Stefano

Pokémon Level Type
64.png"Kadabra" IconKadabra 21 pokemonbdsppsychic17.png

Police Officer Danny

Danny will only battle during the Night.

Pokémon Level Type
163.png"Hoothoot" IconHoothoot 20 pokemonbdspnormal17.pngpokemonbdspflying17.png
66.png"Machop" IconMachop 20 pokemonbdspfighting17.png

Collector Dominique

Pokémon Level Type
74.png"Geodude" IconGeodude 18 pokemonbdsprock17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png
74.png"Geodude" IconGeodude 17 pokemonbdsprock17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png
74.png"Geodude" IconGeodude 19 pokemonbdsprock17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png

Fisher Travis

Pokémon Level Type
339.png"Barboach" IconBarboach 17 pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png
339.png"Barboach" IconBarboach 18 pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png
422.png"Shellos" IconShellos (West Sea) 20 pokemonbdspwater17.png
339.png"Barboach" IconBarboach 17 pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png

Fisher Cameron

Pokémon Level Type
118.png"Goldeen" IconGoldeen 19 pokemonbdspwater17.png
339.png"Barboach" IconBarboach 19 pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspground17.png

Fisher Juan

Pokémon Level Type
130.png"Gyarados" IconGyarados 21 pokemonbdspwater17.pngpokemonbdspflying17.png

Parasol Lady Alexa

Pokémon Level Type
118.png"Goldeen" IconGoldeen 19 pokemonbdspwater17.png
418.png"Buizel" IconBuizel 19 pokemonbdspwater17.png

Pokémon Ranger Taylor

Pokémon Level Type
404.png"Luxio" IconLuxio 21 pokemonbdspelectric17.png
418.png"Buizel" IconBuizel 21 pokemonbdspwater17.png

Scientist Shaun

Pokémon Level Type
63.png"Abra" IconAbra 19 pokemonbdsppsychic17.png
64.png"Kadabra" IconKadabra 19 pokemonbdsppsychic17.png

Parasol Lady Sabrina

Pokémon Level Type
54.png"Psyduck" IconPsyduck 21 pokemonbdspwater17.png


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    Pokemon Company International
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    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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