Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl: All TMs and their locations

There have been significant changes to the Technical Machine (TM) system in the generations following the original release of Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, but their remakes for the Nintendo Switch restore the original idea of single-use TMs. You’ll need to obtain multiple copies in order to use them on multiple Pokémon. The information below will hopefully help you with teambuilding and strategizing as you play through the games.

There are 100 TMs in all. To navigate this page, we recommend using ctrl + f on a desktop to search for the move name or TM number, or use the ‘search in page’ function on mobile browsers.

Early game coverage disclaimer: All TM details have been added, however locations will be updated as we take time to research and document the game. Please be patient 🙂

TM01: Focus Punch

Type

Fighting

Category

Physical

Power

150

Accuracy

100%

PP

20

Description

The user focuses its mind before launching a punch. This move fails if the user is hit before it is used.

Location

Researching…

TM02: Dragon Claw

Type

Dragon

Category

Physical

Power

80

Accuracy

100%

PP

15

Description

The user slashes the target with huge sharp claws.

Location

Researching…

TM03: Water Pulse

Type

Water

Category

Special

Power

60

Accuracy

100%

PP

20

Description

The user attacks the target with a pulsing blast of water. This may also confuse the target.

Location

Researching…

TM04: Calm Mind

Type

Psychic

Category

Status

Power

Accuracy

PP

20

Description

The user quietly focuses its mind and calms its spirit to raise its Sp. Atk and Sp. Def stats.

Location

TM05: Roar

Type

Normal

Category

Status

Power

Accuracy

PP

20

Description

The target is scared off, and a different Pokémon is dragged out. In the wild, this ends a battle against a single Pokémon.

Location

Researching…

TM06: Toxic

Type

Poison

Category

Status

Power

Accuracy

90%

PP

10

Description

A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.

Location

Researching…

TM07: Hail

Type

Ice

Category

Status

Power

Accuracy

PP

10

Description

The user summons a hailstorm lasting five turns. It damages all Pokémon except Ice types.

Location

Researching…

TM08: Bulk Up

Type

Fighting

Category

Status

Power

Accuracy

PP

20

Description

The user tenses its muscles to bulk up its body, raising both its Attack and Defense stats.

Location

Researching…

TM09: Bullet Seed

Type

Grass

Category

Physical

Power

25

Accuracy

100%

PP

30

Description

The user forcefully shoots seeds at the target two to five times in a row.

Location

  • Route 204, south of Floaroma Town, in an Item Ball

TM10: Work Up

Type

Normal

Category

Status

Power

Accuracy

PP

30

Description

The user is roused, and its Attack and Sp. Atk stats increase.

Locations

  • Reward for defeating both Schoolkids at the Jubilife Trainer School

TM11: Sunny Day

Type

Fire

Category

Status

Power

Accuracy

PP

5

Description

The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves. It lowers the power of Water-type moves.

Location

Researching…

TM12: Taunt

Type

Dark

Category

Status

Power

Accuracy

100%

PP

20

Description

The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.

Location

  • Route 211 by the river in Item Ball

TM13: Ice Beam

Type

Ice

Category

Special

Power

90

Accuracy

100%

PP

10

Description

The target is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. This may also leave the target frozen.

Location

Researching…

TM14: Blizzard

Type

Ice

Category

Special

Power

110

Accuracy

70%

PP

5

Description

A howling blizzard is summoned to strike opposing Pokémon. This may also leave the opposing Pokémon frozen.

Location

Researching…

TM15: Hyper Beam

Type

Normal

Category

Special

Power

150

Accuracy

90%

PP

5

Description

The target is attacked with a powerful beam. The user can’t move on the next turn.

Location

Researching…

TM16: Light Screen

Type

Psychic

Category

Status

Power

Accuracy

PP

30

Description

A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from special attacks for five turns.

Location

Researching…

TM17: Protect

Type

Normal

Category

Status

Power

Accuracy

PP

10

Description

This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.

Location

Researching…

TM18: Rain Dance

Type

Water

Category

Status

Power

Accuracy

PP

5

Description

The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type moves. It lowers the power of Fire-type moves.

Location

Researching…

TM19: Giga Drain

Type

Grass

Category

Special

Power

75

Accuracy

100%

PP

10

Description

A nutrient-draining attack. The user’s HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.

Location

Researching…

TM20: Safeguard

Type

Normal

Category

Status

Power

Accuracy

PP

25

Description

The user creates a protective field that prevents status conditions for five turns.

Location

Researching…

TM21: Dazzling Gleam

Type

Fairy

Category

Special

Power

80

Accuracy

100%

PP

10

Description

The user damages opposing Pokémon by emitting a powerful flash.

Location

Researching…

TM22: Solar Beam

Type

Grass

Category

Special

Power

120

Accuracy

100%

PP

10

Description

In this two-turn attack, the user gathers light, then blasts a bundled beam on the next turn.

Location

Researching…

TM23: Iron Tail

Type

Steel

Category

Physical

Power

100

Accuracy

75%

PP

15

Description

The target is slammed with a steel-hard tail. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat.

Location

Researching…

TM24: Thunderbolt

Type

Electric

Category

Special

Power

90

Accuracy

100%

PP

15

Description

A strong electric blast crashes down on the target. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

Location

Researching…

TM25: Thunder

Type

Electric

Category

Special

Power

110

Accuracy

70%

PP

10

Description

A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the target to inflict damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.

Location

Researching…

TM26: Earthquake

Type

Ground

Category

Physical

Power

100

Accuracy

100%

PP

10

Description

The user sets off an earthquake that strikes every Pokémon around it.

Location

Researching…

TM27: Low Sweep

Type

Fighting

Category

Physical

Power

65

Accuracy

100%

PP

20

Description

The user makes a swift attack on the target’s legs, which lowers the target’s Speed stat.

Location

  • Route 209: Lost Tower 4F

TM28: Dig

Type

Ground

Category

Physical

Power

80

Accuracy

100%

PP

10

Description

The user burrows into the ground, then attacks on the next turn.

Location

Researching…

TM29: Psychic

Type

Psychic

Category

Special

Power

90

Accuracy

100%

PP

10

Description

The target is hit by a strong telekinetic force. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.

Location

Researching…

TM30: Shadow Ball

Type

Ghost

Category

Special

Power

80

Accuracy

100%

PP

15

Description

The user hurls a shadowy blob at the target. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.

Location

Researching…

TM31: Brick Break

Type

Fighting

Category

Physical

Power

75

Accuracy

100%

PP

15

Description

The user attacks with a swift chop. It can also break barriers, such as Light Screen and Reflect.

Location

Researching…

TM32: Double Team

Type

Normal

Category

Status

Power

Accuracy

PP

15

Description

By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.

Location

Researching…

TM33: Reflect

Type

Psychic

Category

Status

Power

Accuracy

PP

20

Description

A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from physical attacks for five turns.

Location

Researching…

TM34: Shock Wave

Type

Electric

Category

Special

Power

60

Accuracy

PP

20

Description

The user strikes the target with a quick jolt of electricity. This attack never misses.

Location

Researching…

TM35: Flamethrower

Type

Fire

Category

Special

Power

90

Accuracy

100%

PP

15

Description

The target is scorched with an intense blast of fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.

Location

Researching…

TM36: Sludge Bomb

Type

Poison

Category

Special

Power

90

Accuracy

100%

PP

10

Description

Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the target. This may also poison the target.

Location

Researching…

TM37: Sandstorm

Type

Rock

Category

Status

Power

Accuracy

PP

10

Description

A five-turn sandstorm is summoned to hurt all combatants except Rock, Ground, and Steel types. It raises the Sp. Def stat of Rock types.

Location

Researching…

TM38: Fire Blast

Type

Fire

Category

Special

Power

110

Accuracy

85%

PP

5

Description

The target is attacked with an intense blast of all-consuming fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.

Location

Researching…

TM39: Rock Tomb

Type

Rock

Category

Physical

Power

60

Accuracy

95%

PP

15

Description

Boulders are hurled at the target. This also lowers the target’s Speed stat by preventing its movement.

Location

  • Ravaged Path in an Item Ball. Left of both entrances

TM40: Aerial Ace

Type

Flying

Category

Physical

Power

60

Accuracy

PP

20

Description

The user confounds the target with speed, then slashes. This attack never misses.

Location

Researching…

TM41: Torment

Type

Dark

Category

Status

Power

Accuracy

100%

PP

15

Description

The user torments and enrages the target, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.

Location

Researching…

TM42: Facade

Type

Normal

Category

Physical

Power

70

Accuracy

100%

PP

20

Description

This attack move doubles its power if the user is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.

Location

Researching…

TM43: Volt Switch

Type

Electric

Category

Special

Power

70

Accuracy

100%

PP

20

Description

After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.

Location

  • Amity Square: South of fountain in an Item Ball

TM44: Rest

Type

Psychic

Category

Status

Power

Accuracy

PP

10

Description

The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user’s HP and heals any status conditions.

Location

Researching…

TM45: Attract

Type

Normal

Category

Status

Power

Accuracy

100%

PP

15

Description

If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.

Location

  • Amity Square: North of fountain in an Item Ball
  • TM46: Thief

    Type

    Dark

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    60

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    25

    Description

    The user attacks and steals the target’s held item simultaneously. The user can’t steal anything if it already holds an item.

    Location

    • Eterna City: Use Cute to the left of Team Galactic building to access path which has one TM46 in an Item Ball

    TM47: Steel Wing

    Type

    Steel

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    70

    Accuracy

    90%

    PP

    25

    Description

    The target is hit with wings of steel. This may also raise the user’s Defense stat.

    Location

    • Route 209: Use Cut south of the Lost Tower to access small path to an Item Ball containing TM47

    TM48: Skill Swap

    Type

    Psychic

    Category

    Status

    Power

    Accuracy

    PP

    10

    Description

    The user employs its psychic power to exchange Abilities with the target.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM49: Scald

    Type

    Water

    Category

    Special

    Power

    80

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    15

    Description

    The user shoots boiling hot water at its target. This may also leave the target with a burn.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM50: Overheat

    Type

    Fire

    Category

    Special

    Power

    130

    Accuracy

    90%

    PP

    5

    Description

    The user attacks the target at full power. The attack’s recoil harshly lowers the user’s Sp. Atk stat.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM51: Roost

    Type

    Flying

    Category

    Status

    Power

    Accuracy

    PP

    10

    Description

    The user lands and rests its body. This move restores the user’s HP by up to half of its max HP.

    Location

    • Route 210: Bird Keeper standing on hill south of Honey Tree will give you several copies of TM51

    TM52: Focus Blast

    Type

    Fighting

    Category

    Special

    Power

    120

    Accuracy

    70%

    PP

    5

    Description

    The user heightens its mental focus and unleashes its power. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM53: Energy Ball

    Type

    Grass

    Category

    Special

    Power

    90

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    10

    Description

    The user draws power from nature and fires it at the target. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM54: False Swipe

    Type

    Normal

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    40

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    40

    Description

    A restrained attack that prevents the target from fainting. The target is left with at least 1 HP.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM55: Brine

    Type

    Water

    Category

    Special

    Power

    65

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    10

    Description

    If the target’s HP is half or less, this attack will hit with double the power.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM56: Fling

    Type

    Dark

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    10

    Description

    The user flings its held item at the target to attack. This move’s power and effects depend on the item.

    Location

    TM57: Charge Beam

    Type

    Electric

    Category

    Special

    Power

    50

    Accuracy

    90%

    PP

    10

    Description

    The user attacks the target with an electric charge. The user may use any remaining electricity to raise its Sp. Atk stat.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM58: Endure

    Type

    Normal

    Category

    Status

    Power

    Accuracy

    PP

    10

    Description

    The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM59: Dragon Pulse

    Type

    Dragon

    Category

    Special

    Power

    85

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    10

    Description

    The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM60: Drain Punch

    Type

    Fighting

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    75

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    10

    Description

    An energy-draining punch. The user’s HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM61: Will-O-Wisp

    Type

    Fire

    Category

    Status

    Power

    Accuracy

    85%

    PP

    15

    Description

    The user shoots a sinister flame at the target to inflict a burn.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM62: Bug Buzz

    Type

    Bug

    Category

    Special

    Power

    90

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    10

    Description

    The user generates a damaging sound wave by vibration. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM63: Nasty Plot

    Type

    Dark

    Category

    Status

    Power

    Accuracy

    PP

    20

    Description

    The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. This sharply raises the user’s Sp. Atk stat.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM64: Explosion

    Type

    Normal

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    250

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    5

    Description

    The user attacks everything around it by causing a tremendous explosion. The user faints upon using this move.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM65: Shadow Claw

    Type

    Ghost

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    70

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    15

    Description

    The user slashes with a sharp claw made from shadows. Critical hits land more easily.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM66: Payback

    Type

    Dark

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    50

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    10

    Description

    The user stores power, then attacks. If the user moves after the target, this attack’s power will be doubled.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM67: Recycle

    Type

    Normal

    Category

    Status

    Power

    Accuracy

    PP

    10

    Description

    The user recycles a held item that has been used in battle so it can be used again.

    Location

    TM68: Giga Impact

    Type

    Normal

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    150

    Accuracy

    90%

    PP

    5

    Description

    The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user can’t move on the next turn.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM69: Rock Polish

    Type

    Rock

    Category

    Status

    Power

    Accuracy

    PP

    20

    Description

    The user polishes its body to reduce drag. This sharply raises the Speed stat.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM70: Flash

    Type

    Normal

    Category

    Status

    Power

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    20

    Description

    The user flashes a bright light that cuts the target’s accuracy.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM71: Stone Edge

    Type

    Rock

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    100

    Accuracy

    80%

    PP

    5

    Description

    The user stabs the target from below with sharpened stones. Critical hits land more easily.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM72: Avalanche

    Type

    Ice

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    60

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    10

    Description

    The power of this attack move is doubled if the user has been hurt by the target in the same turn.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM73: Thunder Wave

    Type

    Electric

    Category

    Status

    Power

    Accuracy

    90%

    PP

    20

    Description

    The user launches a weak jolt of electricity that paralyzes the target.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM74: Gyro Ball

    Type

    Steel

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    5

    Description

    The user tackles the target with a high-speed spin. The slower the user compared to the target, the greater the move’s power.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM75: Swords Dance

    Type

    Normal

    Category

    Status

    Power

    Accuracy

    PP

    20

    Description

    A frenetic dance to uplift the fighting spirit. This sharply raises the user’s Attack stat.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM76: Stealth Rock

    Type

    Rock

    Category

    Status

    Power

    Accuracy

    PP

    20

    Description

    The user lays a trap of levitating stones around the opposing team. The trap hurts opposing Pokémon that switch into battle.

    Location

    • Receive from Gym Leader Roark after defeating him

    TM77: Psych Up

    Type

    Normal

    Category

    Status

    Power

    Accuracy

    PP

    10

    Description

    The user hypnotizes itself into copying any stat change made by the target.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM78: Snarl

    Type

    Dark

    Category

    Special

    Power

    55

    Accuracy

    95%

    PP

    15

    Description

    The user yells as if it’s ranting about something, which lowers the Sp. Atk stats of opposing Pokémon.

    Location

    • Route 204: South of Floaroma Town, use Cut to access path next to a garden-like area

    TM79: Dark Pulse

    Type

    Dark

    Category

    Special

    Power

    80

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    15

    Description

    The user releases a horrible aura imbued with dark thoughts. This may also make the target flinch.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM80: Rock Slide

    Type

    Rock

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    75

    Accuracy

    90%

    PP

    10

    Description

    Large boulders are hurled at opposing Pokémon to inflict damage. This may also make the opposing Pokémon flinch.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM81: X-Scissor

    Type

    Bug

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    80

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    15

    Description

    The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM82: Sleep Talk

    Type

    Normal

    Category

    Status

    Power

    Accuracy

    PP

    10

    Description

    While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.

    Location

    • Sphere trader in the Grand Underground
    • Eterna Forest: Before going into the forest from its south entrance, use cut and follow the path north and then east. There are two Item Balls on the rocky area, one of which is TM82 (the other is Silver Powder)

    TM83: Bulldoze

    Type

    Ground

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    60

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    20

    Description

    The user strikes everything around it by stomping down on the ground. This lowers the Speed stats of those hit.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM84: Poison Jab

    Type

    Poison

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    80

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    20

    Description

    The target is stabbed with a tentacle, arm, or the like steeped in poison. This may also poison the target.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM85: Dream Eater

    Type

    Psychic

    Category

    Special

    Power

    100

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    15

    Description

    The user eats the dreams of a sleeping target. The user’s HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM86: Grass Knot

    Type

    Grass

    Category

    Special

    Power

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    20

    Description

    The user snares the target with grass and trips it. The heavier the target, the greater the move’s power.

    Location

    • Five given to you after defeating Gym Leader Gardenia

    TM87: Swagger

    Type

    Normal

    Category

    Status

    Power

    Accuracy

    85%

    PP

    15

    Description

    The user enrages and confuses the target. However, this also sharply raises the target’s Attack stat.

    Location

  • Sphere trader in the Grand Underground
  • TM88: Pluck

    Type

    Flying

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    60

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    20

    Description

    The user pecks the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.

    Location

    • From NPC in Floaroma Town in the house north of the Pokémon Center
    • Sphere trader in the Grand Underground

    TM89: U-Turn

    Type

    Bug

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    70

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    20

    Description

    After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM90: Substitute

    Type

    Normal

    Category

    Status

    Power

    Accuracy

    PP

    10

    Description

    The user creates a substitute for itself using some of its HP. The substitute serves as the user’s decoy.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM91: Flash Cannon

    Type

    Steel

    Category

    Special

    Power

    80

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    10

    Description

    The user gathers all its light energy and releases it all at once. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM92: Trick Room

    Type

    Psychic

    Category

    Status

    Power

    Accuracy

    PP

    5

    Description

    The user creates a bizarre area in which slower Pokémon get to move first for five turns.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM93: Cut

    Type

    Normal

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    50

    Accuracy

    95%

    PP

    30

    Description

    The target is cut with a scythe or claw.

    Location

    • Several given to you by Cynthia in Eterna City

    TM94: Fly

    Type

    Flying

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    90

    Accuracy

    95%

    PP

    15

    Description

    The user flies up into the sky and then strikes its target on the next turn.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM95: Surf

    Type

    Water

    Category

    Special

    Power

    90

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    15

    Description

    The user attacks everything around it by swamping its surroundings with a giant wave.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM96: Strength

    Type

    Normal

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    80

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    15

    Description

    The target is slugged with a punch thrown at maximum power.

    Location

    • Route 209: Lost Tower, 5F from NPC

    TM97: Defog

    Type

    Flying

    Category

    Status

    Power

    Accuracy

    PP

    15

    Description

    A strong wind blows away the target’s barriers such as Reflect or Light Screen. This also lowers the target’s evasiveness.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM98: Rock Smash

    Type

    Fighting

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    40

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    15

    Description

    The user attacks with a punch. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat.

    Location

    • From Hiker NPC when entering Oreburgh Gate from Route 203

    TM99: Waterfall

    Type

    Water

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    80

    Accuracy

    100%

    PP

    15

    Description

    The user charges at the target and may make it flinch.

    Location

    Researching…

    TM100: Rock Climb

    Type

    Normal

    Category

    Physical

    Power

    90

    Accuracy

    85%

    PP

    20

    Description

    This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.

    Location

    Researching…

    Note: Some data, particularly move descriptions, is pulled from Pokémon Sword and Shield as we explore Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. This note will be removed when all data is complete.