In Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, Trainers will come across certain trees that can be covered in honey. The honey will attract Pokémon over time, giving Trainers a chance to catch some rare Pokémon. In certain instances, the honey trees may not seem like they’re working. Today, we’ll tell you how to fix honey trees that are not working in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl!

How to Fix Honey Trees

There are honey trees littered throughout the region of Sinnoh. You can place honey on these trees to attract wild Pokémon, but you’ll need to wait a very long time for them to show up. At the very minimum, it takes 6 hours for a Pokémon to show up, and that’s not even guaranteed.

That’s why it may not seem like honey trees aren’t working – they are, but they just take a very long time to attract Pokémon. The key is to be patient! Sleep your Switch while you’re in front of the tree, and then set an alarm to check back in a few hours.

If there’s no Pokémon on the tree after 6 hours, come back later. If you still don’t see any Pokémon after 24 hours, your honey will disappear, and you can reapply more. You have to be careful, because if you do get a Pokémon to bite, you have to check the tree before your honey disappears. If you’re too slow, the Pokémon will finish eating the honey and escape!

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Whatever you do, DO NOT change the internal clock of your Switch! Doing so will lock you out of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl’s time-sensitive activities for a full 24 hours, meaning that you won’t be able to use the honey trees at all. Many people don’t know about this and are messing with their Switch’s clock to speed things up, only to be confused when no Pokémon show up.

That concludes our guide on the honey trees in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. If you have any other questions or tips about the trees, let us know in the comments below!

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