Drain Punch Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Drain Punch in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet is one of the more powerful TMs you can get. It restores the health of the Pokemon that uses it while dealing damage to the opponent. The name pretty much says it all. So, giving it to the right Pokemon can turn it into a devastator. So, let’s find out where to find the location of the Drain Punch and how to get it, shall we?

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Drain Punch Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

How to Get Drain Punch in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

To find the location of and get the Drain Punch TM in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you need to find it in the wild. Specifically, there’s a tower at the top of the hill in the southeast of South Province (Area Three). You can see exactly where it is in the screenshots below. Walk around the tower until you see the ladder. Climb it to the first floor and circle the spire until you spot the little yellow pillar of light. You know, the one that signifies that there’s something to pick up. That’s the Drain Punch. Collect it and explore the rest of the tower while you’re at it. After that, you can craft it for 8000 LP, 3x Mankey Fur, 5x Croagunk Poison, and 3x Crabrawler Shell.

And there you have it, that’s where to find the location of the Drain Punch TM in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and how to get it. If you know of any other locations, feel free to tell us in the comments. Now, some of you might be wondering why this move is so important. Well, it’s extremely powerful in the right hands. Iron Hands, to be exact. As we’ve explained in our Best Iron Hands Tera Raid Build guide, Drain Punch is a part of optimizing this Pokemon for Tera Raids. In concert with Belly Drum and a few other things, it allows Iron Hands to destroy pretty much everything you put in front of it.

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