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Pokémon: Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

Route 204 (Encounters & Items)

Vincent Lau

This is a walkthrough for Route 204, including what Pokémon you can encounter and items you can find.

Pokémon Encounters

Wild Pokémon - Tall Grass

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
399.pngBidoof pokemon_bdsp_normal17.png 25%
406.pngBudew pokemon_bdsp_grass17.pngpokemon_bdsp_poison17.png 25% (Morning/Day), 15% (Night)
401.pngKricketot pokemon_bdsp_bug17.png 10% (Morning/Night)
403.pngShinx pokemon_bdsp_electric17.png 15%
396.pngStarly pokemon_bdsp_normal17.pngpokemon_bdsp_flying17.png 25% (Morning/Night), 35% (Day)
41.pngZubat pokemon_bdsp_poison17.pngpokemon_bdsp_flying17.png 10% (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
118.pngGoldeen pokemon_bdsp_water17.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)
119.pngSeaking pokemon_bdsp_water17.png 45% (Super Rod)

Wild Pokémon - Poké Radar

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
281.pngKirlia pokemon_bdsp_psychic17.pngpokemon_bdsp_fairy17.png 1% (South)
280.pngRalts pokemon_bdsp_psychic17.pngpokemon_bdsp_fairy17.png 11% (South)
191.pngSunkern pokemon_bdsp_grass17.png 12% (North)

Trainer Battles (South)

Lass Sarah

Pokémon Level Type
399.pngBidoof 7 pokemon_bdsp_normal17.png

Lass Sarah sends out a Bidoof.

Youngster Tyler

Pokémon Level Type
129.pngMagikarp 5 pokemon_bdsp_water17.png
396.pngStarly 5 pokemon_bdsp_normal17.pngpokemon_bdsp_flying17.png

Lass Samantha

Pokémon Level Type
406.pngBudew 7 pokemon_bdsp_grass17.pngpokemon_bdsp_poison17.png

Trainer Battles (North)

Aroma Lady Teighler

Pokémon Level Type
406.pngBudew 7 pokemon_bdsp_grass17.pngpokemon_bdsp_poison17.png
420.pngCherubi 7 pokemon_bdsp_grass17.png

Bug Catcher Brandon

Pokémon Level Type
401.pngKricketot 7 pokemon_bdsp_bug17.png
265.pngWurmple 7 pokemon_bdsp_bug17.png

Twins Liv and Liz

Pokémon Level Type
417.pngPachirisu 9 pokemon_bdsp_electric17.png
417.pngPachirisu 9 pokemon_bdsp_electric17.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
    27 November 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 current pre-release version of our guide contains:

  • Tips for Adventuring in Sinnoh.
  • Tips for Pokémon battling.
  • An introduction to the Grand Underground.
  • An introduction to Super Contest Shows.

The finished version of our guide will contain:

  • 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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