How To Get Fling (TM043) 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. Fling is one of these useful Technical Machines. Find out how to get Fling (TM 043) in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

Obtaining Fling TM 043 in Scarlet and Violet

TM043 teaches a Pokemon the move Fling. Fling is an Dark type move with altering power level and perfect accuracy. The power level and effects is dependant on the Held Item being used at the time, it also causes the user to lose the Held Item.

Here are the stats for Fling:

PowerDependant on user’s Held Item
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Fling TM 43 location in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet (via Pokemon)

Fling can be found in two areas: by a flower sculpture inside Artazon, and hidden in tall grass behind a tree near Artazon. Fling can then be crafted using the following: 3000 LP, Sneasel Claw x3, and Happiny Dust x3.

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Fling TM 43 can also be found here (via Pokemon)

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The move is super effective (x2) on Psychic, and Ghost type Pokemon. It has an average effect (x0.5) on Fighting, Dark, and Fairy type Pokemon. Annihilape, Primeape, and Teddiursa can learn this move by default. Other eligible Pokemon have to level up or learn via TM.

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

  • Chansey (Level or TM)
  • Blissey (Level or TM)
  • Pelipper (Level or TM)
  • Slaking (Level or TM)
  • Weavile (Level or TM)
  • Passimian (Level or TM)
  • Pawmi (TM)
  • Grafaiai (TM)
  • Armarouge (TM)
  • Ceruledge (TM)
  • Klawf (TM)
  • Floragato (TM)
  • Meowscarada (TM)
  • Quaquaval (TM)
  • Flamigo (TM)
  • Lokix (TM)
  • Shroodle (TM)
  • Spidops (TM)
  • Rellor (TM)
  • Rabsca (TM)
  • Finizen (TM)
  • Arboliva (TM)
  • Pawmo (TM)
  • Pawmot (TM)
  • Garganaci (TM)
  • Gholdengo (TM)
  • Scream Tail (TM)
  • Iron Hands (TM)
  • Iron Thorns (TM)
  • Iron Bundle (TM)
  • Iron Valiant (TM)
  • Tinkatink (TM)
  • Tinkatuff (TM)
  • Tinkaton (TM)
  • Kingambit (TM)
  • Annihilape (TM)
  • Palafin (TM)
  • Pikachu (TM)
  • Raichu (TM)
  • Jigglypuff (TM)
  • Wigglytuff (TM)
  • Galarian Meowth (TM)
  • Psyduck (TM)
  • Golduck (TM)
  • Mankey (TM)
  • Primeape (TM)
  • Slowbro (TM)
  • Grimer (TM)
  • Muk (TM)
  • Haunter (TM)
  • Gengar (TM)
  • Drowzee (TM)
  • Hypno (TM)
  • Dragonite (TM)
  • Pichu (TM)
  • Igglybuff (TM)
  • Flaaffy (TM)
  • Ampharos (TM)
  • Marill (TM)
  • Azumarill (TM)
  • Sudowoodo (TM)
  • Hoppip (TM)
  • Skiploom (TM)
  • Jumpluff (TM)
  • Quagsire (TM)
  • Slowking (TM)
  • Scizor (TM)
  • Heracross (TM)
  • Sneasel (TM)
  • Teddiursa (TM)
  • Ursaring (TM)
  • Delibird (TM)
  • Tyranitar (TM)
  • Ralts (TM)
  • Kirlia (TM)
  • Gardevoir (TM)
  • Breloom (TM)
  • Slakoth (TM)
  • Vigoroth (TM)
  • Makuhita (TM)
  • Hariyama (TM)
  • Sableye (TM)
  • Meditite (TM)
  • Medicham (TM)
  • Gulpin (TM)
  • Swalot (TM)
  • Grumpig (TM)
  • Cacnea (TM)
  • Cacturne (TM)
  • Zangoose (TM)
  • Banette (TM)
  • Vespiquen (TM)
  • Pachirisu (TM)
  • Buizel (TM)
  • Floatzel (TM)
  • Drifblim (TM)
  • Happiny (TM)
  • Garchomp (TM)
  • Riolu (TM)
  • Lucario (TM)
  • Croagunk (TM)
  • Toxicroak (TM)
  • Abomasnow (TM)
  • Weavile (TM)
  • Gallade (TM)
  • Froslass (TM)
  • Sandile (TM)
  • Krokorok (TM)
  • Krookodile (TM)
  • Zorua (TM)
  • Zoroark (TM)
  • Gothita (TM)
  • Gothorita (TM)
  • Gothitelle (TM)
  • Axew (TM)
  • Fraxure (TM)
  • Haxorus (TM)
  • Cubchoo (TM)
  • Beartic (TM)
  • Pawniard (TM)
  • Bisharp (TM)
  • Hawiucha (TM)
  • Dedenne (TM)
  • Gumshoos (TM)
  • Crabawler (TM)
  • Crabominable (TM)
  • Lycanroc (Midnight) (TM)
  • Fomantis (TM)
  • Lurantis (TM)
  • Salandit (TM)
  • Salazzle (TM)
  • Steenee (TM)
  • Tsareena (TM)
  • Oranguru (TM)
  • Passimian (TM)
  • Sandygast (TM)
  • Palossand (TM)
  • Komala (TM)
  • Mimikyu (TM)
  • Skwovet (TM)
  • Greedent (TM)
  • Toxtricity (Amped/Low Key) (TM)
  • Impidimp (TM)
  • Morgrem (TM)
  • Grimmsnarl (TM)
  • Perrserker (TM)
  • Cufant (TM)
  • Copperajah (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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