Honey Tree Guide for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl: All Spawns, Mechanics and More

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There are rare Pokemon scattered all throughout the Sinnoh region, and in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, finding them can be quite the challenge; that is, if you don’t know what you’re supposed to be doing.

Which is why we have we have written this Honey Tree Guide for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl! To know everything there is about Honey Trees, just read on ahead!

How Many Honey Trees Exist in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl?

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl have 21 Honey Trees present through its Sinnoh Region, each scattered throughout different corners of the region, some requiring more effort than others to find.

How do Honey Trees Work in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl?

Honey Trees are a feature implemented to encounter rare Pokemon. To encounter any Pokemon at these trees, you will need slather the Honey Tree’s bark with Honey, and wait for 6 hours.

If a Pokemon was attracted to the Honey, the Tree should be seen shaking when you visit it again. Walk up to it and press A to get into a Pokemon encounter.

Don’t wait for too long after slathering Honey onto the tree though. If you fail to check on the slathered Honey Tree within 24 hours, the Pokemon encounter you could have gotten will disappear, and along with it, your Honey.

Which are the Different Pokemon You Can Find in Honey Trees?

The Pokemon that you will encounter through the Honey trees are separated into 3 different categories: Normal, Rare, and Very Rare. The Pokemon from Normal encounters have a 70% chance to spawn, a 20% chance for Rare encounters, and a 1% chance for a Very Rare encounter.

Quite a few Pokemon found in the Honey Trees are what you would find elsewhere too, but these are usually the Normal encounters. The Rare and Very Rare encounters consist of the Honey Tree-exclusive Pokemon, such as Burmy, Aipom, Cherubi, and the only Very Rare encounter, Munchlax.

Below are all the Pokemon that can be found in Honey Trees:

Normal Encounters

Encounter rate: 70%

  • Wurmple – 40%
  • Silcoon / Cascoon – 20% (encounter depending on your game’s version)
  • Combee – 20%
  • Burmy – 10%
  • Cherubi – 5%
  • Aipom 5%

Rare Encounters

Encounter rate: 20%

  • Combee – 40%
  • Burmy – 20%
  • Cherubi – 20%
  • Aipom – 10%
  • Heracross – 5%
  • Wurmple – 5%

Super Rare Encounter

Encounter Rate: 1% (only present in 4 trees from the 21)

  • Munchlax – 100%

No Encounter

Encounter rate: 9%

Yup, that’s right; there is also a chance for you to get no encounter at all through Honey Trees. So join your hands, pray to the RNG Gods for some luck, and get out there to slather some Honey Trees!

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