Wondering where to collect Black Sludge from in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl? Well, it is a pretty interesting held item in the game that benefits only the Poison-type Pokemons by increasing their health points. If equipped with other Pokemons, it will reduce their health points. A selectively poisonous item! We can’t wait to share the location of Black Sludge with you. Let’s start our adventure to find Black Sludge in the game.
Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl offers a host of interesting game mechanics for players to challenge themselves and each other. Held items are precious items that help enhance Pokemon abilities. One of the held items of BDSP, Black Sludge, cannot be found in traditional locations like the Grand Underground or Routes. You will be able to collect Black Sludge while battling Poison-type Pokemons or when you capture one. As of now, you can collect Black Sludge when you defeat and capture any of these four Pokemons – Grimer, Muk, Croagunk, and Toxicroak. While Grimer, Croagunk, Toxicroak only has a 5% chance of holding Black Sludge for you, you are likely to get Black Sludge if you capture a Muk (50% chance). Keep reading to know a second way to get Black Sludge.
Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl: How to get Black Sludge?
There’s another way you can get Black Sludge in BDSP. While battling with a Croagunk or Toxicroak, use a Thief move on them to steal their held item. Thief is a dark-type move that Thievul (Pokemon) can perform by default. If you are wondering, the Thief move is also a Technical Machine (TM) which can be taught to a long list of Pokemons. If a Poison-type Pokemon is holding a Black Sludge, your Pokemon can steal it for you. However, there’s still a 5% chance for this to turn out positively.
Although collecting Black Sludge is a relatively easier task among the hard ones, it can get overwhelming when luck refuses to favor. You will find Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl to be extremely easy at times. However, some parts of it are very tough to solve and will require a lot of patience from your side. The most probable way to get it is by capturing a Muk Pokemon or using the Thief move on it.
We hope you were able to collect a Black Sludge by now. For more such guides on Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl, stay tuned to Androidgram!