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Route 216 and Route 217 Pokémon, trainers and items in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Our complete guide to Pokémon BDSP's trainers, items, and wild Pokémon.

Route 216 and Route 217 are your next steps in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, following on from your second visit to Mount Coronet in your adventure.

Below we'll take you through all the key details for the location, including any Pokémon encounters, trainers, and items that might be available, plus a walkthrough of your key objectives and anything else you'll need to know.

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Route 216 Pokémon, trainers and items

On Route 216 it's snowing heavily, which means the Hail effect is active in battle, causing most Pokémon to take damage each turn unless they're Ice-type or have the ability Ice Body, Magic Guard, Overcoat, or Snow Cloak.

There's a second area to this route, which runs higher up atop a cliff that can only be accessed with the HM Rock Climb, but you can't go there now, so just continue westwards collecting Pokémon and items and battling the several trainers that are here if you fancy it. There's a building at the western end called Snowbound Lodge, which thankfully allows you to sleep in a bed to rest and heal up your Pokémon!

Available Pokémon

PokémonAvailability
SneaselGrass
SnoverGrass
MedititeGrass
MachokeGrass
GravelerGrass
ZubatGrass (night)
NoctowlGrass (night)

Items

ItemsLocation
Full HealHidden - dead end just west of beginning of first bridge
Ice HealLeft of second bridge north side
TM13 Ice BeamUp Rock Climb wall.
Mental HerbUp Rock Climb wall.
HP UpUp Rock Climb wall.

Trainers and Opponents

TrainersPokémonLevel
Ace Trainer LauraLopunnyLv.37
Ace Trainer MariaGolduck
Sudowoodo
Ponyta
Lv.34
Lv.33
Lv.35
Ace Trainer BlakeAmbipom
Kadabra
Lv.35
Lv.35
Skier EdwardSneaselLv.35
Ace Trainer GarrettMr. Mime
Sneasel
Machoke
Lv.33
Lv.35
Lv.34

Route 217 Pokémon, trainers and items

On Route 217, it's really snowing hard. This route is very long and heads north from Route 216 to Acuity Lakefront and just past that, Snowpoint City, where you can heal up.

Trudge north through the heavy snow, and once you get most of the way up the route you'll find a hut in the middle of the snow. Talk to the Hiker inside and he'll tell you he lost a TM for Rock Climb somewhere outside - that was silly of him! You'll want that. It's just behind his hut next to a tree. Get it, and it'll add Rock Climb to your Pokétch. Talk to the Hiker inside and he'll kindly let you keep it, too. Now you just need to beat the relevant Gym Leader and you can use it in the wild.

In the north-east, past a second house, there's an Icy Rock, which you can bring an Eevee to in order to evolve it into a Glaceon. There are loads of hidden items on this route buried in the heavy snow, so be prepared to use your Pokétch Item Finder app, and we've explained where they all are as best we can below!

Available Pokémon

PokémonAvailability
SnoverGrass
MachokeGrass
MedichamGrass
SneaselGrass
MeditideGrass
NoctowlGrass (night)
ZubatGrass (night)

Items

ItemsLocation
Full HealHidden - a few steps north-east of Ninja Boy Antonio
PP UpHidden - a few steps south-east of Ninja Boy Antonio
IronIn middle of area about halfway up route
TM07 HailIn middle of area, south-east of Hiker's Hut
TM100 Rock ClimbJust behind Hiker's Hut next to a tree
Max ReviveHidden - due east from Hiker's Hut south of Skier Bjorn
Max RepelHidden - very near Max Revive east of Hiker's Hut
Ultra BallHidden - north-west of Hiker's Hut, south of Skier Lexie
Icicle PlateFrom Hiker in his hut after you pick up TM100 Rock Climb
Max PotionHidden - south of Skier Bjorn closer to the eastern tree wall
Spell TagTalk to the lady in the northern house

Trainers and Opponents

TrainersPokémonLevel
Ace Trainer DaltonRaichu
Pelipper
Hippopotas
Lv.34
Lv.36
Lv.38
Ninja Boy AntonioZubat
Golbat
Zubat
Croagunk
Lv.33
Lv.33
Lv.34
Lv.36
Skier ShawnSnover
Snover
Snover
Golduck
Lv.34
Lv.33
Lv.35
Lv.34
Skier MadisonSnoverLv.37
Ninja Boy EthanSkorupi
Golbat
Lv.35
Lv.35
Skier BjornMantyke
Sneasel
Lv.36
Lv.38
Skier LexieMarill
Clefairy
Lv.35
Lv.35
Black Belt LukeCroagunk
Machoke
Onix
Lv.36
Lv.37
Lv.35
Ace Trainer OliviaRoselia
Seaking
Lv.37
Lv.37

At the very north of this lengthy route you'll reach Acuity Lakefront, where some Grunts are blocking the entrance to the lake. Ignore them and go east through the trees and long grass to Snowpoint City, your next destination!

For more guides and links to the rest of our walkthrough pages meanwhile, return to our main Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl walkthrough hub.

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