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All TM Locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl (BDSP)

92 Technical Machines to collect!

November 18, 2021

Looking for the exact TM locations in Pokemon BDSP? Well, we have the full list here for you!

The wait is almost over! Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl will be available as soon as tomorrow on Nintendo Switch. But, for collections who want some guidance on finding the Techincal Machines locations in the game, we have a long list to share.

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The list below contains the detailed locations for all 92 Technical Machines (TM) in the original version of Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. Since the upcoming version is a remake of the Nintendo DS edition, we believe that locations will be the same to navigate.

Please be aware that some of the locations below include minor spoilers. So, avoid reading the locations’ list if you don’t want to have anything spoiled about the game. (Thanks, Checkli!)

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TM Locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl (BDSP)

  • TM01 Focus Punch – Oreburgh Gate B1F, at the far left of the floor (requires Rock Smash, Surf, and Strength); 1% chance to be received from a level 71-90 Pokemon with the Pickup ability
  • TM02 Dragon Claw – Mt. Coronet Upper 1F, southern end of the northern cavern (requires entering via the tunnel from the summit)
  • TM03 Water Pulse – Ravaged Path, in the northeast end of the cave (requires Surf and Rock Smash)
  • TM04 Calm Mind – Fight Area Battle Tower (Diamond & Pearl)/Battle Fronteir (Platinum), right exchange counter (48 BP)
  • TM05 Roar – Route 213, up the highest mountain looking at the beach (requires Rock Climb)
  • TM06 Toxic – Southwest corner of the larger swamp; Fight Area Battle Tower (Diamond & Pearl)/Battle Fronteir (Platinum), right exchange counter (32 BP)
  • TM07 Hail – Route 217, in the snow just southeast of the Hiker’s house; Route 212 Shard Collector’s House (trade 10 green shards, Diamond & Pearl only)
  • TM08 Bulk Up – Fight Area Battle Tower (Diamond & Pearl)/Battle Fronteir (Platinum), right exchange counter (48 BP)
  • TM09 Bullet Seed – Route 204, upper part southwest of the entrance to Floaroma Town
  • TM10 Hidden Power – Veilstone Game Corner (6000 Coins); Jubilife City Trainers’ School, from the male School Kid after defeating both school kids (Diamond & Pearl only)
  • TM11 Sunny Day – Route 212, west of the Pokemon Mansion (requires Cut or Surf); Route 212 Shard Collector’s House (trade 10 red shards, Diamond & Pearl only)
  • TM12 Taunt – Route 211, under the large bridge (requires Rock Smash)
  • TM13 Ice Beam – Route 216, east of Skier Andrea (requires Rock Climb); Veilstone Game Corner (10000 Coins)
  • TM14 Blizzard – Lake Acuity, at the northwest corner of tall grass in the northeast part of the lake (requires Surf); Veilstone Department Store (₽5500)
  • TM15 Hyper Beam – Veilstone Department Store (₽7500)
  • TM16 Light Screen – Veilstone Department Store (₽2000)
  • TM17 Protect – Veilstone Department Store (₽2000)
  • TM18 Rain Dance – Route 223, among a jumble of rocks on the west side; Route 212 Shard Collector’s House (trade 10 blue shards, Diamond & Pearl only)
  • TM19 Giga Drain – Route 209, in between the trees south of the Hallowed Tower (requires Surf)
  • TM20 Safeguard – Veilstone Department Store (₽2000)
  • TM21 Frustration – Veilstone City Team Galactic HQ 3F, behind the locked door in the generator room via underpass side; Veilstone Game Corner (8000 Coins)
  • TM22 SolarBeam – Veilstone Department Store (₽3000)
  • TM23 Iron Tail – Iron Island B2F area 1, in the western half of pit southeast of Worker Braden
  • TM24 Thunderbolt – Valley Windworks, behind the Windworks building (requires Surf); Veilstone Game Corner (10000 Coins)
  • TM25 Thunder – Lake Valor, at the right edge of tall grass in the southeast part of the lake (requires Surf); Veilstone Department Store (₽5500)
  • TM26 Earthquake – Wayward Cave Hidden Area, up the stairs at the end of the basement (requires Strength in Diamond & Pearl); Fight Area Battle Tower (Diamond & Pearl)/Battle Fronteir (Platinum), right exchange counter (80 BP); 1% chance to be received from a level 91-100 Pokemon with the Pickup ability
  • TM27 Return – Lost Tower 4F, north of the middle southernmost gravestone; Veilstone Game Corner (8000 Coins); Sandgem Town, obtained from Professor Rowan after leaving his Research Lab (Platinum only)
  • TM28 Dig – Ruin Maniac Cave, behind the rocks next to the entrance
  • TM29 Psychic – Route 211, at the highest hill of the eastern part of the route (requires Rock Climb and Rock Smash); Veilstone Game Corner (10000 Coins)
  • TM30 Shadow Ball – Route 210 Northern (foggy) area, across two logs (Requires Rock Smash); Fight Area Battle Tower (Diamond & Pearl)/Battle Fronteir (Platinum), right exchange counter (64 BP)
  • TM31 Brick Break – Oreburgh Gate B1F, left of the jump ramps on the floor (requires Rock Smash and either Bicycle or Surf); Fight Area Battle Tower (Diamond & Pearl)/Battle Fronteir (Platinum), right exchange counter (40 BP)
  • TM32 Double Team – Wayward Cave Main Area, southwest corner of the first floor, south of Wayne and Cassidy; Veilstone Game Corner (4000 Coins)
  • TM33 Reflect – Veilstone Department Store (₽2000)
  • TM34 Shock Wave – Route 215, south of the largest grass patch (requires Cut)
  • TM35 Flamethrower – Fuego Ironworks, next to the boiler; Veilstone Game Corner (10000 Coins)
  • TM36 Sludge Bomb – Veilstone City Team Galactic HQ Warehouse Underpass, in the west locked area furthest from the door; Fight Area Battle Tower (Diamond & Pearl)/Battle Fronteir (Platinum), right exchange counter (80 BP)
  • TM37 Sandstorm – Route 228, southwest of the pair of Pokemon Rangers; Route 212 Shard Collector’s House (trade 10 yellow shards, Diamond & Pearl only)
  • TM38 Fire Blast – Lake Verity, in the southeast corner of the western patch of grass (requires Surf); Veilstone Department Store (₽5500)
  • TM39 Rock Tomb – Ravaged Path, among the rocks left of the stairs (requires Rock Smash)
  • TM40 Aerial Ace – Route 213, east of Dr. Footstep’s house (requires Rock Smash); Fight Area Battle Tower (Diamond & Pearl)/Battle Fronteir (Platinum), right exchange counter (40 BP)
  • TM41 Torment – Victory Road 1F, north of Psychic Bryce
  • TM42 Facade – Survival Area, receive from a man in the southernmost house
  • TM43 Secret Power
    • Diamond & Pearl: Amity Square, lower west side of the grass field, near the west entrance that is south of a man with Pikachu (requires walking with a “cute” Pokemon)
    • Platinum: Amity Square, on the rock in the middle of the island (requires walking with a “cute” Pokemon or your starter)
  • TM44 Rest – Veilstone Game Corner (6000 Coins); 1% chance to be received from a level 51-70 Pokemon with the Pickup ability
  • TM45 Attract – Fight Area Battle Tower (Diamond & Pearl)/Battle Fronteir (Platinum), right exchange counter (32 BP); also:
    • Diamond & Pearl: Amity Square, upper-east side of the grass field near the boy with Drifloon
    • Platinum: Amity Square, near the warp in the middle-center north of the lake
  • TM46 Thief – Eterna City, near the Team Galactic Eterna Building (requires Cut)
  • TM47 Low Sweep – Route 209, In between the trees south of the Lost Tower (requires Cut)
  • TM48 Skill Swap – Canalave City, in the first hose upon entering from Route 218
  • TM49 Snatch – Veilstone City Team Galactic HQ 1F, accessed through the right warp panel of the first pair of panels encountered (via underpass side)
  • TM50 Overheat – Stark Mountain Main Cavern, south of Ace Trainers Stefan and Jasmin (requires Strength)
  • TM51 Roost – Route 210, riven by the girl on the hill south of the Honey Tree
  • TM52 Focus Blast – Veilstone Department Store (₽5500)
  • TM53 Energy Ball – Route 226, on the ledge west of Meister’s House (requires Rock Climb); Fight Area Battle Tower (Diamond & Pearl)/Battle Fronteir (Platinum), right exchange counter (64 BP)
  • TM54 False Swipe – Veilstone Department Store (₽2000)
  • TM55 Brine – Received from Crasher Wake after defeating the Pastoria City Gym
  • TM56 Fling – Route 222, from a man near the cliff’s edge
  • TM57 Charge Beam – Received from Volkner after defeating the Sunyshore City Gym
  • TM58 Endure – Veilstone Game Corner (2000 Coins)
  • TM59 Dragon Pulse – Victory Road B1F, northwest of Psychic Valencia, accessible by the waterfall; Fight Area Battle Tower (Diamond & Pearl)/Battle Fronteir (Platinum), right exchange counter (80 BP)
  • TM60 Drain Punch – Received from Maylene after defeating the Veilstone City Gym
  • TM61 Will-O-Wisp – Fight Area Battle Tower (Diamond & Pearl)/Battle Fronteir (Platinum), right exchange counter (32 BP)
  • TM62 Silver Wind – Route 212 Southern Rainy Area, alone in a small island near the three fishermen
  • TM63 Embargo – Veilstone City, from a Roughneck in the southwestern part of the city
  • TM64 Explosion – Veilstone Game Corner, receive from the woman behind the counter after playing ten or more bonus rounds in a row
  • TM65 Shadow Claw – Receive from Fantina after defeating the Hearthome City Gym
  • TM66 Payback – Route 215, given by the Black Belt before the second bridge
  • TM67 Recycle – Eterna City Condominiums 2F, received from an old lady
  • TM68 Giga Impact – Veistone Game Corner (20000 Coins)
  • TM69 Rock Polish – Mt. Coronet 1F, north of the entrance from Eterna City (requires Strength and Rock Smash)
  • TM70 Flash – Oreburgh Gate B1F, on the right side of the floor (requires Rock Smash); Veilstone Department Store (₽1000)
  • TM71 Stone Edge – Victory Road 2F, at the end of the third set of bike ramps; Fight Area Battle Tower (Diamond & Pearl)/Battle Fronteir (Platinum), right exchange counter (80 BP)
  • TM72 Avalanche – Receive from Candice after defeating the Snowpoint City Gym
  • TM73 Thunder Wave – Fight Area Battle Tower (Diamond & Pearl)/Battle Fronteir (Platinum), right exchange counter (32 BP)
  • TM74 Gyro Ball – Veilstone Game Corner (15000 Coins)
  • TM75 Swords Dance – Veilstone Game Corner (4000 Coins)
  • TM76 Stealth Rock – Receive from Roark after defeating the Oreburgh City Gym
  • TM77 Psych Up – Route 211, Gift from the trainer near the Ruin Maniac
  • TM78 Captivate – Route 204 Upper Area, receive from a woman at the end of the narrow path (requires Cut)
  • TM79 Dark Pulse – Victory Road 2F, in an isolated room only reachable via the stairs in the northwest corner of 1F
  • TM80 Rock Slide – Mt. Coronet 2F, northeast of the exit to Route 207 (requires Strength)
  • TM81 X-Scissor – Route 221, between the large southern patch of grass and the southeastern patch of grass; Fight Area Battle Tower (Diamond & Pearl)/Battle Fronteir (Platinum), right exchange counter (64 BP)
  • TM82 Sleep Talk – Eterna Forest Exterior, east end of the trench (requires Cut)
  • TM83 Natural Gift – Veilstone Department Store (₽2000)
  • TM84 Poison Jab – Route 212 Southern Rainy Area, behind a tree in the middle of the square of logs and bridges (requires Surf)
  • TM85 Dream Eater – Valor Lakefront, to the left of the house of the woman who lost her Suite Key, access first ledge: right of the westernmost house (requires Rock Climb)
  • TM86 Grass Knot – Receive from Gardenia after defeating the Eterna City Gym
  • TM87 Swagger – Pokemon Mansion, in Mr. Backlot’s office
  • TM88 Pluck – Floaroma Town, receive from a girl in the house to the left of the flower shop
  • TM89 U-turn – Canalave City, surf south towards the bottom of the canal, then follow the path east (requires Surf); Veilstone Game Corner (6000 Coins)
  • TM90 Substitute – Old Chateau 2F, in the easternmost bedroom; Veilstone Game Corner (2000 Coins)
  • TM91 Flash Cannon – Receive from Byron after defeating the Canalave City Gym
  • TM92 Trick Room – Hotel Grand Lake, gift from the Clown in the bungalow to the northwest of the hotel entrance

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl will be available on Nintendo Switch on November 19.

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