How To Get Rock Tomb (TM036) in Scarlet and Violet


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. Rock Tomb is one of these useful Technical Machines. Find out how to get Rock Tomb (TM 036) in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

Obtaining Rock Tomb TM 036 in Scarlet and Violet

TM036 teaches a Pokemon the move Rock Tomb. Rock Tomb is an Rock type move with mid power and high accuracy. This move can lower an opposing player’s speed by one stage. Here are the stats for Rock Tomb:


Rock Tomb can be unlocked after battling Team Star Dark Crew Leader. It is found in the Alfornada Cavern in the South Province Area Six. Rock Tomb can then be crafted using the following: 1500 LP, Rockruff Rock x3, and Klawf Claw x3.

alfornana cavern pokemon scarlet violet
Rock Tomb TM 036 location in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet (via Pokemon)

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The move is super effective (x2) on Fire, Ice, Flying, and Bug type Pokemon. It has an average effect (x0.5) on Fighting, Ground and Steel type Pokemon. Drednaw can learn this move by Evolution. Rock Tomb is available to other Pokemon who level up or learn via TM.

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

  • Klawf (Level or TM)
  • Bombirdier (Level or TM)
  • Garganaci (Level or TM)
  • Iron Thorns (Level or TM)
  • Sudowoodo (Level or TM)
  • Bonsly (Level or TM)
  • Rockruff (Level or TM)
  • Lycanroc (Midday/Midnight/Dusk) (Level or TM)
  • Stonjourner (Level or TM)
  • Paidean Tauros (Fighting/Fighting-Water/Fighting-Fire) (TM)
  • Clodshire (TM)
  • Dundunsparce (TM)
  • Spidops (TM)
  • Rellor (TM)
  • Rabsca (TM)
  • Orthworm (TM)
  • Pawmot (TM)
  • Glimmet (TM)
  • Glimmora (TM)
  • Great Tusk (TM)
  • Scream Tail (TM)
  • Iron Treads (TM)
  • Iron Hands (TM)
  • Iron Jugulis (TM)
  • Ting-Lu (TM)
  • Tinkatink (TM)
  • Tinkatuff (TM)
  • Tinkaton (TM)
  • Kingambit (TM)
  • Annihilape (TM)
  • Diglet (TM)
  • Dugtrio (TM)
  • Mankey (TM)
  • Primeape (TM)
  • Grimer (TM)
  • Muk (TM)
  • Chansey (TM)
  • Dragonite (TM)
  • Wooper (TM)
  • Paidean Wooper (TM)
  • Quagshire (TM)
  • Slowking (TM)
  • Pineco (TM)
  • Forretress (TM)
  • Dunsparce (TM)
  • Hercross (TM)
  • Teddiursa (TM)
  • Ursaring (TM)
  • Phanpy (TM)
  • Donphan (TM)
  • Blissey (TM)
  • Larvitar (TM)
  • Pupitar (TM)
  • Tyranitar (TM)
  • Breloom (TM)
  • Slakoth (TM)
  • Vigoroth (TM)
  • Slaking (TM)
  • Makuhita (TM)
  • Hariyama (TM)
  • Sableye (TM)
  • Meditite (TM)
  • Medicham (TM)
  • Numel (TM)
  • Camerupt (TM)
  • Torkoal (TM)
  • Zangoose (TM)
  • Barboach (TM)
  • Whiscash (TM)
  • Bagon (TM)
  • Shelgon (TM)
  • Slamence (TM)
  • Buizel (TM)
  • Floatzel (TM)
  • Shellos (East Sea) (TM)
  • Gastrodon (East Sea) (TM)
  • Bronzor (TM)
  • Bronzong (TM)
  • Bonsly (TM)
  • Spiritomb (TM)
  • Gible (TM)
  • Gabite (TM)
  • Garchomp (TM)
  • Riolu (TM)
  • Lucario (TM)
  • Hippopotas (TM)
  • Hippowdon (TM)
  • Croagunk (TM)
  • Toxicroak (TM)
  • Abomasnow (TM)
  • Gallade (TM)
  • Sandile (TM)
  • Krokorok (TM)
  • Krookodile (TM)
  • Gothita (TM)
  • Gothorita (TM)
  • Gothitelle (TM)
  • Eelektross (TM)
  • Axew (TM)
  • Fraxure (TM)
  • Haxorus (TM)
  • Cubchoo (TM)
  • Beartic (TM)
  • Pawniard (TM)
  • Bisharp (TM)
  • Rufflet (TM)
  • Braiviary (TM)
  • Hydreigon (TM)
  • Hawlucha (TM)
  • Bergmite (TM)
  • Avalugg (TM)
  • Yungoos (TM)
  • Gumshoos (TM)
  • Crabrawler (TM)
  • Crabominable (TM)
  • Rockruff (TM)
  • Mudbray (TM)
  • Mudsdale (TM)
  • Passimian (TM)
  • Sandygast (TM)
  • Palossand (TM)
  • Komala (TM)
  • Drednaw (TM)
  • Rolycoly (TM)
  • Carkoal (TM)
  • Coalossal (TM)
  • Sillicobra (TM)
  • Sandacobra (TM)
  • Falinks (TM)
  • Cufant (TM)
  • Copperjah (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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