How to Get Heavy Slam (TM 121) in Pokémon 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. Heavy Slam is one of these useful Technical Machines. Find out how to get Heavy Slam (TM121) in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

Obtaining Heavy Slam TM 121 in Scarlet and Violet

TM 121 teaches a Pokemon the move Heavy Slam. Heavy Slam is a Steel type move. This move alters the attack power based on the opponent’s weight. If the opponent is heavy then the attack will be lighter, and if not as heavy then the attack will be bigger.

Here are the stats for Heavy Slam:

heavy slam location pokemon scarlet and violet
Heavy Slam Location (via Pokemon)

Heavy Slam is unlocked after beating Team Star Fighting Crew. It is also found near the Fighting Crew Squad base. It can be crafted using the following: 5000 LP, Bronzor Fragment x3, Cufant Tarnish x3, and Dondozo Whisker x3.

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The move is super effective (x2) on Ice, Rock and Fairy, type Pokemon. It has an average effect (x0.5) on Fire, Water, Electric, and Steel type Pokemon.

Phanphy and Donphan learn Heavy Slam by Egg Move. Only Forretress and Copperjah learn Heavy Slam by Evolution. The rest of the eligible Pokemon learn by TM. Check out this list of all the Pokemon who can learn Heavy Slam via TM.

  • Koraidon
  • Miraidon
  • Cetitan
  • Cetoddle
  • Nacil
  • Clodsire
  • Dundunsparce
  • Dondozo
  • Revavroom
  • Orthworm
  • Nacistack
  • Garganaci
  • Gholdengo
  • Great Tusk
  • Sandy Shicks
  • Slither Wing
  • Iron Treads
  • Iron Hands
  • Iron Thorns
  • Ting-Lu
  • tinkaton
  • Magnemite
  • Magneton
  • Forretress
  • Phanphy
  • donphan
  • Tyranitar
  • Slaking
  • Makuhita
  • Hariyama
  • Numel
  • Camerupt
  • Torkoal
  • Bronzor
  • Bronzong
  • Hippowdon
  • Magnezone
  • Eelektross
  • Cubchoo
  • Beartic
  • Avalugg
  • Mudbray
  • Mudsdale
  • Corviknight
  • Carkol
  • Coalossal
  • Flapple
  • Appletun
  • Perrserker
  • Stonjourner
  • Cufant
  • Copperjah

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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