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How To Get Electro Ball (TM072) in Scarlet and Violet

How To Get Electro Ball (TM072) 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. Electro Ball is one of these useful Technical Machines. Find out how to get Electro Ball (TM072) in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

Obtaining Electro Ball TM 072 in Scarlet and Violet

TM072 teaches a Pokemon the move Electro Ball. Electro Ball is an Electric type move that deals no damage but instead has an effect on damage dealt. The move increases damage based on the difference in Speed between the player and the opponent. The base power increases if the opponent’s speed is lower.

Here are the stats for Electro Ball:

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Electro Ball Location (via Pokemon)

Electro Ball is unlocked after beating Team Star Fairy Crew. It is also found in a corner of the base of Glaseado Mountain, or at the South Province Area Two Watchtower which is north west of South Province Area Two Pokemon Center.

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Electro Ball location in Scarlet & Violet (via Pokemon)

Electro Ball can also be crafted using the following: 5000 LP, Voltorb Sparks x3, Pachirisu Fur x3, and Tadbulb Mucus x3.

The move is super effective (x2) on Water and Flying type Pokemon. It has an average effect (x0.5) on Grass and Dragon type Pokemon, but zero effect on Ground types.

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All eligible Pokemon have to learn the move via TM, except Raichu who can also learn by Default, and Kilowattrel by Evolution. Check out this list of all the Pokemon who can learn Electro Ball via Level or TM.

  • Pikachu (Level or TM)
  • Magnemite (Level or TM)
  • Magneton (Level or TM)
  • Voltorb (Level or TM)
  • Electrode (Level or TM)
  • Mareep (Level or TM)
  • Flaaffy (Level or TM)
  • Amparos (Level or TM)
  • Pachirisu (Level or TM)
  • Magnezone (Level or TM)
  • Rotom (Level or TM)
  • Miraidon (TM)
  • Pawmi (TM)
  • Bellibolt (TM)
  • Rabsca (TM)
  • Tadbulb (TM)
  • Pawmo (TM)
  • Pawmot (TM)
  • Wattrel (TM)
  • Kilowattrel (TM)
  • Gholdengo (TM)
  • Sandy Shocks (TM)
  • Iron Treads (TM)
  • Iron Thorns (TM)
  • Raichu (TM)
  • Jolteon (TM)
  • Pichu (TM)
  • Shinx (TM)
  • Luxio (TM)
  • Luxray (TM)
  • Eelectrik (TM)
  • Eelectross (TM)
  • Dedenne (TM)
  • Toxtricity (Amped or Low Key) (TM)
  • Pincurchin (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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