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Pokémon: Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

Route 205 - South (Encounters & Items)

Vincent Lau

This is a walkthrough for the southern 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 10%
418.pngBuizel pokemon_bdsp_water17.png 35%
417.pngPachirisu pokemon_bdsp_electric17.png 10%
422.pngShellos (West Sea) pokemon_bdsp_water17.png 45%

Wild Pokémon - Surfing

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
279.pngPelipper pokemon_bdsp_water17.pngpokemon_bdsp_flying17.png 5%
72.pngTentacool pokemon_bdsp_water17.pngpokemon_bdsp_poison17.png 60%
73.pngTentacruel pokemon_bdsp_water17.pngpokemon_bdsp_poison17.png 5%
278.pngWingull pokemon_bdsp_water17.pngpokemon_bdsp_flying17.png 30%

Wild Pokémon - Fishing

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
456.pngFinneon pokemon_bdsp_water17.png 45% (Good Rod)
130.pngGyarados pokemon_bdsp_water17.pngpokemon_bdsp_flying17.png 40% (Super Rod)
457.pngLumineon pokemon_bdsp_water17.png 45% (Super Rod)
129.pngMagikarp pokemon_bdsp_water17.png 100% (Old Rod), 55% (Good Rod)
90.pngShellder pokemon_bdsp_water17.png 15% (Super Rod)

Wild Pokémon - Poké Radar

Pokémon Type Encounter Rate
187.pngHoppip pokemon_bdsp_grass17.pngpokemon_bdsp_flying17.png 12%

Trainer Battles

Camper Jacob

Pokémon Level Type
77.pngPonyta 14 pokemon_bdsp_fire17.png

Hiker Daniel

Pokémon Level Type
74.pngGeodude 11 pokemon_bdsp_rock17.pngpokemon_bdsp_ground17.png
66.pngMachop 11 pokemon_bdsp_fighting17.png
74.pngGeodude 11 pokemon_bdsp_rock17.pngpokemon_bdsp_ground17.png
399.pngBidoof 11 pokemon_bdsp_normal17.png

Aroma Lady Elizabeth

Pokémon Level Type
406.pngBudew 14 pokemon_bdsp_grass17.pngpokemon_bdsp_poison17.png

Camper Zackary

Pokémon Level Type
74.pngGeodude 14 pokemon_bdsp_rock17.pngpokemon_bdsp_ground17.png

Picnicker Siena

Pokémon Level Type
403.pngShinx 12 pokemon_bdsp_electric17.png
417.pngPachirisu 12 pokemon_bdsp_electric17.png

Hiker Nicholas

Pokémon Level Type
95.pngOnix 14 pokemon_bdsp_rock17.pngpokemon_bdsp_ground17.png

Battle Girl Kelsey

Pokémon Level Type
66.pngMachop 15 pokemon_bdsp_fighting17.png

Picnicker Karina

Pokémon Level Type
393.pngPiplup 14 pokemon_bdsp_water17.png


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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    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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