Where to Catch Charmander, Bulbasaur, and Squirtle in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Check out where to catch Charmander, Bulbasaur, and Squirtle in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

by Franklin Bellone Borges
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Who doesn’t love Charmander, Bulbasaur, and Squirtle? The starters of the first generation of Pokémon, they have a special place in the heart of all fans o the acclaimed franchise. With that said, we will now tell you where you can catch Charmander, Bulbasaur, and Squirtle in both Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl.

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Where to Catch Charmander, Bulbasaur, and Squirtle in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

First things first, to be able to catch the Pokémon you must have acquired the National Pokédex, given to players after they visit Professor Rowan on Sandgem Town after defeating the Elite Four and completing your Sinnoh Pokédex. With that out of the way, you can find Charmander, Bulbasaur, and Squirtle in the Grand Underground, with Charmander being found on Volcanic Cave, Typhlo Cavern, and Sandsear Cave, Bulbasaur being found on Grassland Cave, Riverbank Cave, Still-Water Cavern, and Sunlit Cavern, and Squirtle being found in Fountainspring Cave, Riverbank Cave, and Still-Water Cavern. To recap, here’s where to find Charmander, Bulbasaur, and Squirtle in both Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl:

  • Charmander: Can be found on Volcanic Cave, Typhlo Cavern, and Sandsear Cave.
  • Bulbasaur: Can be found on Grassland Cave, Riverbank Cave, Still-Water Cavern, and Sunlit Cavern.
  • Squirtle: Can be found on Fountainspring Cave, Riverbank Cave, and Still-Water Cavern.

If you don’t spot them when entering their respective areas, just exit and enter again. With that said, if you are on a quest to find Pokémon of the first generation, don’t forget to check out where to catch Pikachu and Eevee, as well as how to get Mew on both Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl.

Both Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl are available now, exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. If you are unsure about which version to get, don’t forget to check out the main differences between Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

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Franklin is a writer and journalist. A video game fanatic with more than 3 years of experience, his work can also be seen on sites such as The Click, Games Atlas, and Try Hard Guides. When not writing, he is most likely making his wallet cry while playing Gacha Games or ending the reign of the Crystals in Final Fantasy XVI.