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How To Get Drain Punch (TM073) in Scarlet and Violet

How To Get Drain Punch (TM073) 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. Drain Punch is one of these useful Technical Machines. Find out how to get Drain Punch (TM073) in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

Obtaining Drain Punch TM 073 in Scarlet and Violet

TM073 teaches a Pokemon the move Drain Punch. Drain Punch is an Fighting type move that deals good damage and great accuracy. The move gives a 10% chance to inflict paralysis to opponents.

Here are the stats for Drain Punch:

location of drain punch pokemon scarlet violet
Drain Punch Location (via Pokemon)

Drain Punch is unlocked after beating Team Star Fairy Crew. It is found in the Watch Tower situated South of Artazon. Drain Punch can also be crafted using the following: 8000 LP, Mankey Fur x3, Croagunk Poison x5, and Crabrawler Shell x3.

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The move is super effective (x2) on Normal, Ice, Rock, Dark, and Steel type Pokemon. It has an average effect (x0.5) on Poison, Flying, Psychic, Bug, and Fairy type Pokemon, but zero effect on Ghost types.

All eligible Pokemon have to learn the move via TM, except Koraidon who can also learn via Level up. Check out this list of all the Pokemon who can learn Drain Punch via TM.

  • Koraidon (Level or TM)
  • Scream Tail
  • Iron Hands
  • Iron Valiant
  • Annihilape
  • Palafin
  • Jigglypuff
  • Wigglytuff
  • Mankey
  • Primeape
  • Slowbro
  • Grimer
  • Muk
  • Gengar
  • Drowzee
  • Hypno
  • Chansey
  • Sudowoodo
  • Quagsire
  • Slowking
  • Blissey
  • Shroomish
  • Breloom
  • Vigoroth
  • Slaking
  • Makuhita
  • Hariyama
  • Sableye
  • Meditite
  • Medicham
  • Grumpig
  • Cacnea
  • Cacturne
  • Riolu
  • Lucario
  • Croagunk
  • Toxicroak
  • Gallade
  • Eelektross
  • Hawlucha
  • Crabrawler
  • Crabominable
  • Passimian
  • Mimikyu
  • Toxtricity (Amped and Low Key)
  • Impidimp
  • Morgrem
  • Grimmsnarl
  • Indeedee (Male and Female)

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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