How To Get Spikes (TM090) in Scarlet and Violet


Pokémon Scarlet and Violet is a unique game project where you can grow your own team of Pokemon and trade with other trainers, fighting and exploring a beautiful world. To improve Pokemon power and beat your opponents faster, you can use some TM – special effects, which help you in fights. One of them is Spikes, a TM, which you can lay like a trap of spikes and damage the enemies. So, today we want to talk about how to get Spikes (TM090) in Scarlet and Violet.

What is Spikes (TM090) in Scarlet and Violet?

Spikes are Ground type TM, which have some unique effects. You can drop a Spikes at the feet of the opposing team and damage Pokemon. If you put 1 layer of Spikes, it can damage 12.5% of max HP,  2 layers damage 16% of max HP, and 3 or more layers damage 25% max HP. 

Related: How To Get Endure (TM047) in Scarlet and Violet

Put more layers to kill your enemies faster! This TM is useless to Pokemon with Levitate ability. They can dodge this damage. However, some Pokemon can use certain moves and delete your Spikes in the process of marh. So, don`t forget that!

How To Get Spikes (TM090) in Scarlet and Violet

Spikes (TM090) are a yellow poke ball-shaped item in the Pokemon Overworld. This TM has some locations where you can find it. You can find it next to a rock in the northern part of the Asado Desert near the ruins.

You can craft your copy of Spikes using TM Machine. You need some resources to do this:

  • 3000 LP
  • Qwilfish Spines x3
  • Pincurchin Spines x3

That’s all you need to know about how to get Spikes (TM090) in Scarlet and Violet. Thank you for reading the guide! Good luck! And while you are here, make sure to read our guide on how to get Swift (TM032) in Scarlet and Violet.

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