There are 21 total Pokétch apps in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. Some are just for fun, such as the ‘Dot Artist’ app, while others are genuinely useful, like the Dowsing Machine, or the Egg Monitor, which shows the current status of Pokémon in the nursery.
All Pokétch Apps and Locations in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
The Digital Watch displays a digital clockface based on the time your Nintendo Switch is set to. It is included with the Pokétch.
A simple, standard calculator. It is included with the Pokétch.
The Memo Pad is used for writing or drawing using the touch screen or cursor. It can be obtained by talking to the President of the Pokétch company in Jubilife City after earning one badge. He can be found on the ground floor of the Pokétch Company building in the West of Jubilife City.
The pedometer tracks your in-game steps and can be cleared by tapping ‘C’. It is included with the Pokétch.
‘Pokémon List’ displays your current party, their health and if they’re holding an item. It is included with the Pokétch.
The Friendship Checker can be obtained by talking to the woman in the Eterna City Pokémon Center. It allows the player to track the friendship values of their Pokémon. Two full hearts indicate maximum friendship.
The Dowsing Machine is given to the player by Dawn or Lucas on Route 207. It can find hidden items by scanning when the player taps on the app.
The Egg Monitor can be obtained inside the Solaceon Town Nursery. Any Pokémon currently in the Nursery will be displayed on this app, as well as if they currently have an egg.
To obtain the Pokémon History Pokétch app, talk to the Pokémon Ranger to the left of Solaceon Town Pokémon Center. This app displays the last twelve Pokémon hatched, evolves or captured.
The ‘Counter’ Pokétch app can be obtained by talking to a man in the Veilstone City Department Store. Every time the ‘+’ button is pressed, the counter will go up. This is primarily used for counting encounters in chains when hunting for shinies, or the number of egg hatches.
The Analog Watch Pokétch app can be obtained by talking to the Blackbelt in the bottom-left house of Celestic Town. Similarly to the Digital Watch, this displays the time set on the Nintendo Switch, but in the style of a traditional clock.
The Marking Map can be obtained by talking to the President of the Pokétch company in Jubilife City after obtaining three badges. This app displays the location of Mesprit and Cresselia and allows the player to mark icons on a map of Sinnoh.
The ‘Coin Toss’ Pokétch app can be obtained by talking to the Rich Boy in the secluded Hotel Grand Lake house, which required Rock Climb to reach. It’s a basic coin-flipping app that lands on either heads or tails at random.
The Calendar can be obtained by showing a Pokémon with a Serious nature to the man in the Eastern house in Sunyshore City. It simply displays a calendar of the current month and highlights the date.
The ‘Dot Artist’ Pokétch app can be obtained by showing a Pokémon with a Naive nature to the man in the Eastern house in Sunyshore City. Dot Artist allows the player to draw pixel art. You can make a pixel darker by drawing over it.
The ‘Spinner’ Pokétch app can be obtained by showing a Pokémon with a Quirky nature to the man in the Eastern house in Sunyshore City. You can draw on this app and spin the spinner in the centre.
The ‘Kitchen Timer’ Pokétch app can be obtained by showing the girl in Ramanas Park a Snorlax. The timer goes up to 100 minutes and will count down from the number the player sets.
The ‘Kitchen Timer’ Pokétch app can be obtained by showing the girl in Ramanas Park a Kecleon. This allows the player to permanently change the color of their Pokétch’s screen.
The ‘Hidden Moves’ Pokétch app is obtained naturally through Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl’s story. It allows the players to use Hidden Moves to unlock new areas and traversal methods. New Hidden Moves will be automatically added to the app when obtained in the story.
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl are available now for Nintendo Switch.