How To Get Air Cutter (TM040) in Scarlet and Violet

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In Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, players can obtain Technical Machines (TM), a type of data disc that help Pokemon learn new moves. TMs are a quick and easy way to learn a new move without too much grinding or waiting. Air Cutter is one of these useful Technical Machines. Find out how to get Air Cutter (TM 040) in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

Obtaining Air Cutter TM 040 in Scarlet and Violet

TM040 teaches a Pokemon the move Air Cutter. Air Cutter is an Flying type move with mid-high power and good accuracy. This move has 1-stage increase on Critical Hit ratio for the Pokemon who learns it. Here are the stats for Air Cutter:

air cutter location pokemon scarlet violet
Air Cutter TM 040 location in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet (via Pokemon)

Air Cutter can be crafted at the TM Machine only once the Poke Center has been discovered. It is also available in an area to the east of Artazon. Air Cutter can then be crafted using the following: 400 LP, Combee Honey x3.

air cutter location pokemon scarlet violet
The Air Cutter TM 40 can also be found here (via Pokemon)

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The move is super effective (x2) on Grass, Fighting, and Bug type Pokemon. It has an average effect (x0.5) on Electric, Steel, and Rock type Pokemon. Iron Jugulis can learn this move by default, while Wingull and Pelipper learn by Egg Move. Any other Pokemon have to level up or learn via TM.

Check out this list of all the Pokemon who can learn this move via TM or level up.

  • Masquerain (Level or TM)
  • Noibat (Level or TM)
  • Noivern (Level or TM)
  • Oricorio (Baile Style) (Level or TM)
  • Quaxly (TM)
  • Quaxwell (TM)
  • Quaquaval (TM)
  • Flamigo (TM)
  • Wattrel (TM)
  • Kilowattrel (TM)
  • Bombirdier (TM)
  • Iron Jugulis (TM)
  • Iron Bundle (TM)
  • Squawkabilly (TM)
  • Venomoth (TM)
  • Scyther (TM)
  • Dragonite (TM)
  • Murkrow (TM)
  • Scizor (TM)
  • Delibird (TM)
  • Wingull (TM)
  • Pelipper (TM)
  • Troplus (TM)
  • Starly (TM)
  • Staravia (TM)
  • Staraptor (TM)
  • Drifloon (TM)
  • Drifblim (TM)
  • Honchkrow (TM)
  • Lumineon (TM)
  • Rufflet (TM)
  • Braviary (TM)
  • Volcarona (TM)
  • Fletchling (TM)
  • Fletchinder (TM)
  • Talonflame (TM)
  • Vivillon (TM)
  • Rookidee (TM)
  • Corvisquire (TM)
  • Corviknight (TM)

That’s it for this particular Technical Machine and how to obtain it. We hope that has helped you teach your Pokemon the move you require. Let us know if you have any more hints or tips in the comments below. Next up, why not check out how to get Dragon Claw in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet? Good luck!

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