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"Pokémon Ruby/Sapphire & Emerald": Full TM List With Locations

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Technical Machines are items that are used to teach your Pokémon new moves. This will allow them to be competitive in battles.

Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald includes 50 TMs with a lot of brand new moves that will help you create the perfect moveset for your Pokemon. To help you out with the struggle of finding them all, I prepared a full list with the location of every TM.

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Normal-Type TMs

Here is where is you can find Normal-type TMs.

TM05 - Roar

  • Category: Status
  • PP: 20

In the wild Roar causes opposite Pokémon to flee from the battle when his level is lower. On the other hand during trainer battles Roar forces the opponent to switch his Pokémon regardless of his level. TM is located on Route 114.

TM10 - Hidden Power

  • Category: Special
  • PP: 15
  • Power: 60
  • Accuracy: 100%

Hidden Power deals damage depending on your Pokémon's Individual Values (IV). TM is located in Fortree City (North: Answer questions Right, Right, and Left). You can also purchase this at Slateport City's Slateport Market for 3000¥.

TM15 - Hyper Beam

  • Category: Special
  • PP: 5
  • Power: 150
  • Accuracy: 90%

Hyper Beam does massive damage to a rival, but unfortunately you must pass one turn to use this move again. You can purchase this TM at Lilycove City's Lilycove Department Store for 7500¥.

TM17 - Protect

  • Category: Status
  • PP: 10

Protect prevents any attacks targeted at the user. This move's accuracy decreases by ⅓ its accuracy after the move was played. You can purchase this TM at Lilycove City's Lilycove Department Store for 3000¥.

TM20 - Safeguard

  • Category: Status
  • PP: 20

Safeguard protects the user's whole Pokémon party from status attacks. You can purchase this TM at Lilycove City's Lilycove Department Store for 3000¥.

TM21 - Frustration

  • Category: Physical
  • PP: 20
  • Accuracy: 100%
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You can receive this TM by interacting with the old man at one of the houses in Pacifidlog Town. TM is only obtainable when your Pokémon's friendship level is low.

TM27 - Return

  • Category: Physical
  • PP: 20
  • Power = Friendship ÷ 2.5
  • Accuracy: 100%

The Power of Return is higher when Pokémon like his user more. Pokemon happiness varies between 0 to 255 which means Return power varies between 1 to 102. You can receive this TM by interacting with the same old man who also gave us TM21 at one of the houses in Pacifidlog Town. TM is only obtainable when your Pokémon's friendship level is high enough.

TM32 - Double Team

  • Category: Status
  • PP: 15

Double Team increases the user's evasiveness by 1 stage. You can get this TM by exchanging 1500 coins at Mauville Game Corner.

TM42 - Facade

  • Category: Physical
  • PP: 20
  • Power: 70
  • Accuracy: 100%

Facade is a psychical move that doubles the dealt damage when the move user is burned, paralyzed or poisoned. The only way to get this TM is to defeat Norman in Petalburg City Gym.

TM43 - Secret Power

  • Category: Physical
  • PP: 20
  • Power: 70
  • Accuracy: 100%

Secret Power deals damage with 30% chances of inducing a secondary effect based on the environment. TM is located on Route 111. You can obtain it by interacting with a guy in front of a tree or by additionally purchasing TM43 at Slateport City's Slateport Market for 3000¥.

TM45 - Attract

  • Category: Status
  • PP: 15
  • Accuracy: 100%

Attract attracts Pokémon of the opposite sex with 50% chances of unabling rival to attack. TM is located in Verdanturf Town.

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Psychic-Type TMs

These are the Psychic-type TMs in the game.

TM04 - Calm Mind

  • Category: Status
  • PP: 20

Calm Mind increases the user's Sp Attack and Sp Defense by one stage. The only way to get this TM is to defeat Tate & Liza in Mossdeep City Gym.

TM16 - Light Screen

  • Category: Status
  • PP: 30

Light Screen reduces damage from Special attacks by 50% for 5 turns. You can purchase this TM at Lilycove City's Lilycove Department Store for 3000¥.

TM29 - Psychic

  • Category: Special
  • PP: 10
  • Power: 90
  • Accuracy: 100%

Psychic deals damage with 10% chance of decreasing the opponent's Sp Defense by 1 stage. TM is located in Victory Road (B1F). You can also get this TM by exchanging 3500 coins at Mauville Game Corner.

TM44 - Rest

  • Category: Status
  • PP: 10

Rest forces pokémon to sleep for 2 turns, but after that Pokémon is fully healed. TM is located in a man's house in the east of Lilycove City.

TM48 - Skill Swap

  • Category: Status
  • PP: 10

Skill Swap swaps yours and your opponent Pokémon abilities. TM is located outside 2F in Mount Pyre.

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Fire-Type TMs

Here is where to find the Fire-type TMs.

TM11 - Sunny Day

  • Category: Status
  • PP: 5

Sunny Day boosts the power of Fire-type moves for 5 turns. TM is located in Scorched Slab (requires Surf) but you can also obtain this TM by defeating every trainers on Training Hill in under 12 minutes.

TM35 - Flamethrower

  • Category: Special
  • PP: 15
  • Power: 90
  • Accuracy: 100%

Flamethrower is a powerful, fire attack that has a 10% chance to inflict a burn .You can get this TM by exchanging 4000 coins at Mauville Game Corner.

TM38 - Fire Blast

  • Category: Special
  • PP: 5
  • Power: 110
  • Accuracy: 85%

A Fire Blast that scorches all that has a 10% chance to cause a burn. You can purchase this TM at Lilycove City's Lilycove Department Store for 5500¥.

TM50 - Overheat

  • Category: Special
  • PP: 5
  • Power: 130
  • Accuracy: 90%

Overheat allows a full-power attack, but sharply lowers your SP Attack by two stages. The only way to get this TM is to defeat Flannery in Lavaridge Town Gym.

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Dark-Type TMs

Here are the Dark-type TMs in the game.

TM12 - Taunt

  • Category: Status
  • PP: 20
  • Accuracy: 100%

Move taunts the foe into only using attack moves. TM is obtainable as a reward for completing 5th Puzzle in Trick House at Route 110.

TM41 - Torment

  • Category: Status
  • PP: 15
  • Accuracy: 100%

Makes the opponent unable to use the same move in a row. TM is located in Slateport City.

TM46 - Thief

  • Category: Physical
  • PP: 25
  • Power: 60
  • Accuracy: 100%

Thief deals damage and steals the target's held item. Items are stored in backpack after the battle ends. TM is located in Slateport City.

TM49 - Snatch

  • Category: Status
  • PP: 10

Snatch moves first and steals the effects of the next status move used by the opponents played in that turn. TM is located in SS Tidal.

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Electric-Type TMs

Here is where you can find the Electric-type TMs.

TM24 - Thunderbolt

  • Category: Special
  • PP: 15
  • Power: 90
  • Accuracy: 100%

Thunderbolt strikes with strong electrical attack with 10% of paralyzing the opponent's Pokémon. You can get this TM from Wattson after shutting down the generator in Mauville City. There is also another way to get this TM which is exchanging 4000 coins at Mauville Game Corner.

TM25 - Thunder

  • Category: Special
  • PP: 10
  • Power: 110
  • Accuracy: 70%

This move is a lightning attack that has a 30% chante to cause paralysis. You can purchase this TM at Lilycove City's Lilycove Department Store for 5500¥

TM34 - Shock Wave

  • Category: Special
  • PP: 20
  • Power: 60
  • Accuracy: ∞%

Shock Wave strikes with a quick jolt of electricity which never misses. The only way to get this TM is to defeat Wattson in Mauville City Gym.

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Grass-Type TMs

Here is where you can find the Grass-type TMs in the game.

TM09 - Bullet Seed

  • Category: Physical
  • PP: 30
  • Power: 25
  • Accuracy: 100%

Bullet Seed shoots 2 to 5 seeds in a row to strike the foe. TM is located on Route 104.

TM19 - Giga Drain

  • Category: Special
  • PP: 10
  • Power: 75
  • Accuracy: 100%

Giga Drain absorbs half the damage it inflicted to restore HP. TM is located on Route 123 but you can also obtain this TM by defeating every trainer on Training Hill in under 12 minutes.

TM22 - Solar Beam

  • Category: Special
  • PP: 10
  • Power: 120
  • Accuracy: 100%

In this two-turn attack, the user gathers light, then blasts a bundled beam on the next turn. TM is located in the Safari Zone.

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Fighting-Type TMs

Here are the Fighting-type TMs you can obtain in the game.

TM01 - Focus Punch

  • Category: Physical
  • PP: 20
  • Power: 150
  • Accuracy: 100%

This move user Pokémon focuses its mind before launching a punch. This move fails if the user is hit before it is used. TM is located on Route 115.

TM08 - Bulk Up

  • Category: Status
  • PP: 20

Bulk Up bulks up the body to boost both Attack and Defense by one stage. The only way to get this TM is to defeat Brawly in Dewford Town Gym.

TM31 - Brick Break

  • Category: Physical
  • PP: 15
  • Power: 75
  • Accuracy: 100%

This fighting-type move attacks with tough fists. It can also break any barrier such as Light Screen and Reflect. TM is located in the north-west of Sootopolis City.

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Ice-Type TMs

Here are the Ice-type TMs you can use to cool down your opponents.

TM07 - Hail

  • Category: Status
  • PP: 10

Hail summons a hailstorm that strikes every turn and induces additional effects. TM is located in Shoal Cave.

TM13 - Ice Beam

  • Category: Special
  • PP: 10
  • Power: 90
  • Accuracy: 100%

The target is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. This have also 10% chance to leave the target frozen. TM is located on Abandoned Ship Storage Room (Requires HM Surf). You can also obtain this TM by exchanging 4000 coins at Mauville Game Corner.

TM14 - Blizzard

  • Category: Special
  • PP: 5
  • Power: 110
  • Accuracy: 70%

This move summons a howling blizzard to strike opposing Pokémon. This move also have 10% chances to freeze the opponent's Pokémon. You can purchase this TM Lilycove City's Lilycove Department Store for 5500¥.

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Water-Type TMs

Use these Water-type TMs to wash out your opponents.

TM03 - Water Pulse

  • Category: Special
  • PP: 20
  • Power: 60
  • Accuracy: 100%

Water Pulse strikes the opponent with an ultrasonic blast of water and has the 30% chance to. The only way to get this TM is to defeat Wallace/Juan in Sootopolis City Gym.

TM18 - Rain Dance

  • Category: Status
  • PP: 5

This move summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns which powers up Water-type moves and lowers the power of Fire-type moves. TM is located in Abandoned Ship B1F.

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Ground-Type TMs

Here is where you can find the Ground-type TMs.

TM26 - Earthquake

  • Category: Physical
  • PP: 10
  • Power: 100
  • Accuracy: 100%

Pokémon sets off a powerful earthquake. Move deals double damage when the opponent is underground because of Dig move. TM is located in the Seafloor Cavern Final Room.

TM28 - Dig

  • Category: Physical
  • PP: 10
  • Power: 80
  • Accuracy: 100%

Dig makes Pokémon dig underground and attack next turn. TM is located on Route 114.

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Rock-Type TMs

Here are the Rock-type TMs you can obtain.

TM37 - Sandstorm

  • Category: Status
  • PP: 10

A five-turn sandstorm is summoned to hurt all combatants except the Rock, Ground, and Steel types. It raises the Sp. Defense stat of Rock types. TM is located on Route 111.

TM39 - Rock Tomb

  • Category: Special
  • PP: 15
  • Power: 60
  • Accuracy: 95%

Rock Tomb deals damage with lowering the opponent's speed by one stage. The only way to get this TM is to defeat Roxanne in Rustboro City Gym.

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Steel-Type TMs

Feel the power of steel with these TMs.

TM23 - Iron Tail

  • Category: Physical
  • PP: 15
  • Power: 100
  • Accuracy: 75%

The target is slammed with a steel-hardtail. Move has a 30% chance to lower the target’s Defense stat by one stage. TM is located in Meteor Falls.

TM47 - Steel Wing

  • Category: Physical
  • PP: 25
  • Power: 70
  • Accuracy: 90%

Steel Wing strikes the foe with hard wings spread wide and has a 10% chance of raising your defense by one stage. TM is located in Granite Cave.

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Poison-Type TMs

You can poison your opponents with these TMs.

TM06 - Toxic

  • Category: Status
  • PP: 10
  • Accuracy: 90%