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Pokémon: Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

Route 205 - North (Encounters & Items)

Vincent Lau

This is a walkthrough for the northern half of Route 205, 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 45%
418.pngBuizel pokemon_bdsp_water17.png 35%
417.pngPachirisu pokemon_bdsp_electric17.png 10%
422.pngShellos (West Sea) pokemon_bdsp_water17.png 10%

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 - Poké Radar

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
187.pngHoppip pokemon_bdsp_grass17.pngpokemon_bdsp_flying17.png 10% (Diamond)
188.pngSkiploom pokemon_bdsp_grass17.pngpokemon_bdsp_flying17.png 2% (Diamond)
79.pngSlowpoke pokemon_bdsp_water17.pngpokemon_bdsp_psychic17.png 12% (Pearl)

Trainer Battles

Fisher Joseph

Pokémon Level Type
118.pngGoldeen 14 pokemon_bdsp_water17.png

Fisher Andrew

Pokémon Level Type
129.pngMagikarp 10 pokemon_bdsp_water17.png
129.pngMagikarp 10 pokemon_bdsp_water17.png
129.pngMagikarp 10 pokemon_bdsp_water17.png
129.pngMagikarp 10 pokemon_bdsp_water17.png
129.pngMagikarp 10 pokemon_bdsp_water17.png

Fisher Zachary

Pokémon Level Type
129.pngMagikarp 10 pokemon_bdsp_water17.png
118.pngGoldeen 13 pokemon_bdsp_water17.png
129.pngMagikarp 10 pokemon_bdsp_water17.png


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    Pokemon Company International
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  • Guide Release
    29 October 2021
  • Last Updated
    2 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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