How To Get Sword Dance (TM088) in Scarlet and Violet and Pokémon That Learn It


Scarlet and Violet is an incredibly addicting RPG Game Freak creation for the Nintendo Switch. As always, players will have to explore a new region, namely the Paldea region. In it, you can find about 400 different Pokémon. Some of them are familiar to you, and some are new. And to teach them new Moves, you need to find the appropriate TMs. Therefore, this guide will tell you how to get Sword Dance (TM088) in Scarlet and Violet.

What Is Sword Dance (TM088)

In Scarlet and Violet, there are many ways to make your Pokémon stronger. And one of the ways is to use different TMs. These are special items that you can use to train a Pokémon with new Moves.

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Sword Dance is a Normal-type TM. And even though this Move does not deal damage, it is very useful. When using Sword Dance, your Pokémon will increase its Attack by two steps.

How To Get Sword Dance (TM088)

You can craft almost all TMs in the game. But to find out the “recipe” you must first find this TM. Luckily, TM088 is not hidden very far, and you can quickly find it. To do this, head to the lake between North Province (Area One) and North Province (Area Two). At the center of the lake, you will be able to pay for TM088. Moreover, once you do that, you will be able to craft this TM using the following materials:

  • Gible Scales – 3
  • Zangoose Claw-3
  • Scyther Claw-3
  • 5000LP

Pokémon That Can Learn Sword Dance

And although there are a huge number of TMs in the game, not every Pokémon will be able to learn them. Therefore, you must use each of your TMs wisely. And below, we’ve put together a list of all Pokémon that can learn Sword Dance:

  • Koraidon
  • Miraidon
  • Grafaiai
  • Ceruledge
  • Klawf
  • Quaquaval
  • Flamigo
  • Lokix
  • Shroodle
  • Frigibax
  • Arctibax
  • Baxcalibur
  • Iron Hands
  • Iron Thorns
  • Iron Valiant
  • Chien-Pao
  • Tinkatink
  • Tinkatuff
  • Tinkaton
  • Kingambit
  • Diglett
  • Dugtrio
  • Galarian Meowth
  • Scyther
  • Hoppip
  • Skiploom
  • Jumpluff
  • Sunflora
  • Qwilfish
  • Scizor
  • Heracross
  • Sneasel
  • Teddiursa
  • Ursaring
  • Breloom
  • Gulpin
  • Swalot
  • Cacnea
  • Cacturne
  • Zangoose
  • Seviper
  • Banette
  • Tropius
  • Kricketune
  • Gible
  • Gabite
  • Garchomp
  • Riolu
  • Lucario
  • Toxicroak
  • Snover
  • Abomasnow
  • Weavile
  • Leafeon
  • Gallade
  • Lilligant
  • Zorua
  • Zoroark
  • Sawsbuck
  • Axew
  • Fraxure
  • Haxorus
  • Beartic
  • Pawniard
  • Bisharp
  • Fletchling
  • Fletchinder
  • Talonflame
  • Clauncher
  • Clawitzer
  • Hawlucha
  • Oricorio (Baile Style)
  • Rockruff
  • Lycanroc (Midday Form)
  • Lycanroc (Midnight Form)
  • Lycanroc (Dusk Form)
  • Fomantis
  • Lurantis
  • Komala
  • Mimikyu
  • Bruxish
  • Greedent
  • Drednaw
  • Hatterene
  • Perrserker
  • Falinks

That’s all you need to know about Sword Dance (TM088) in Scarlet and Violet. Use our tips, and you will be able to stock up on this useful TM quickly. And while you are here, take a look at our guide on how to play Co-Op in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

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