Rotom’s VGC Resources: Useful TMs

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Useful TMs

These TMs below are the ones we’ve deemed most important for VGC play and where to locate them. This list can also be extrapolated for use with singles play, however it was created with doubles in mind.

TMNameCategoryTypeDescriptionLocation
TM03PsyshockspcThis attack does special damage. Lake of the Moone/Lake of the Sunne
TM04Calm MindopcRaises its Sp. Atk and Sp. Def stats. Seafolk Village PokéMart
TM07HailoieSummons a hailstorm lasting five turns. It damages all Pokémon except the Ice type. Royal Avenue - PokéMart
TM11Sunny DayofeIntensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves. It lowers the power of Water-type moves. Royal Avenue PokéMart
TM12TauntodkAllows target to only use attack moves for three turns.Route 13
TM13Ice BeamsieThis attack does special damage that may also leave the target frozen.Mount Lanakila
TM14BlizzardsieThis attack does that may also leave the target frozen. Seafolk Village PokéMart
TM16Light ScreenopcReduces damage from special attacks for five turns.Heahea City PokéMart
TM17ProtectonlEnables the user to evade all attacks.Heahea City PokéMart
TM18Rain DanceowrSummons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type moves. It lowers the power of Fire-type moves. Royal Avenue PokéMart
TM19RoostofyRestores the user's HP by up to half of its max HP. Malie City PokéMart
TM22Solar BeamsgsThis attack does special damage but takes two-turns.Seafolk Village PokéMart
TM24ThunderboltsecThis attack does special damage that may also leave the target with paralysis.Poni Plains
TM25ThundersecThis attack does special damage that may also leave the target with paralysis.Seafolk Village PokéMart
TM26EarthquakepgdThis attack does physical damage that strikes every Pokémon around it.Resolution Cave
TM27ReturnpnlThis attack does physic damage, with its power dependent on how much the user likes its Trainer.Malie City
TM28Leech LifepbgThis attack does physical damage where the user drains the target's HP. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken.Akala Outskirts
TM29PsychicspcThis attack does special damage that may also lower the target's SP. Def stat.Aether Paradise
TM30Shadow BallsgtThis attack does special damage that may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.Route 14
TM33ReflectopcReduces damage from physical attacks for five turns.Heahea City PokéMart
TM34Sludge Wavespn
This attack does special damage that strikes every Pokémon around it. This may also poison those hit.Seafolk Village PokéMart
TM35FlamethrowersfeThis attack does special damage that may also leave the target with a burn.Vast Poni Canyon
TM36Sludge Bombspn
This attack does special damage that may also poison the target.Shady House
TM38Fire BlastsfeThis attack does special damage that may also leave the target with a burn.Seafolk Village PokéMart
TM44RestopcThe user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user's HP and heals any status conditions. Royal Avenue - Thrifty Megamart
TM50OverheatsfeThis attack does special damage with recoil that harshly lowers the user's SP. Atk stat.Poni Meadow
TM52Focus BlastsftThe user heightens its mental focus and unleashes its power. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat. Seafolk Village PokéMart
TM53Energy BallsgsThis attack does special damage that may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.Route 8
TM55ScaldswrThis attack does special damage that may also leave the target with a burn.Brooklet Hill
TM58Sky DroppfyThe user takes the target into the sky, then drops it during the next turn. The target cannot attack while in the sky.Route 8
TM60QuashodkThe user suppresses the target and makes its move go last. Poni Plains
TM61Will-O-WispofeInflicts burn onto the target.Konikoni City
TM64ExplosionpnlThis attack does physical damage that attacks everything around it. The user faints upon using this move.Ten Carat Hill
TM67Smart StrikepslThe user stabs the target with a sharp horn. This attack never misses.Lush Jungle
TM70Aurora VeiloieThis move reduces damage from physical and special moves for five turns. This can be used only in a hailstorm. Heahea City PokéMart
TM71Stone EdgeprkThis attack does physical damage.Seafolk Village PokéMart
TM72Volt SwitchsecAfter making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting. Mount Hokulani
TM73Thunder WaveoecParalyses the target.Route 7
TM74Gyro BallpslThe slower the user compared to the target, the greater the move's power.Route 11
TM75Swords DanceonlSharply raises the user's Attack stat. Malie City PokéMart
TM77Psych UpopcThe user hypnotises itself into copying any stat change made by the target. Route 12
TM78BulldozepgdThe user strikes everything around it by stomping down on the ground. This lowers the Speed stat of those hit. Malie City PokéMart
TM80Rock SlideprkThis attack does physical damage that may also make the target flinch.Melemele Sea
TM81X-ScissorpbgThis attack does physical damage.Route 16
TM84Poison Jabppn
This attack does physical damage that may also poison the target.Route 17
TM86Grass KnotsgsThis attack does special damage. The heavier the target, the greater the move's power.Lush Jungle
TM87SwaggeronlThis attack confuses the target but also sharply raises the target's Attack stat.Route 2
TM89U-turnpbgAfter making it's attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon.Malie City PokéMart
TM90SubstituteonlThe user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user's decoy.Route 1
TM91Flash CannonsslThis attack does special damage that may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.Seafolk Village
TM92Trick RoomopcFor five turns, slower Pokémon get to move first.Hano Grand Resort
TM93Wild ChargepecThis attack does physical damage that may also damage the user a little.Route 15
TM94SurfswrThis attack does special damage that hits everything around it.Poni Breaker Coast
TM95SnarlsdkLowers the Sp. Atk stat of the target.Mount Hokulani
TM97Dark PulsesdkThis attack does special damage that may also make the target flinch.Poni Coast
TM98WaterfallpwrThis attack does physical damage that may also make the target flinch.Poni Breaker Coast
TM99Dazzling GleamsfyThis attack does special damage.Vast Poni Canyon

 

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