Nuzlocke Tracker

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond Nuzlocke Guide

This guide contains useful information for a Brilliant Diamond Nuzlocke. Lists of all of the available Pokémon, the number of encounters, and detailed overviews of all Boss battles.

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Brilliant Diamond Encounters

A fun aspect of Nuzlocke runs is the variety of encounters forcing you to try out new Pokémon you've never used before. That is why it's important to know which Pokémon will be available during a run. We've compiled a list of every encounter for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond so you can quickly see who you might want on your team!

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond has 72 different encounter locations with 231 different Pokémon available as wild encounters. Hover over a Pokémon to see where to encounter it!

4 Ghost Pokémon encounters

5 Dragon Pokémon encounters

8 Steel Pokémon encounters

9 Fighting Pokémon encounters

11 Fairy Pokémon encounters

11 Ice Pokémon encounters

12 Fire Pokémon encounters

13 Electric Pokémon encounters

13 Dark Pokémon encounters

14 Rock Pokémon encounters

22 Psychic Pokémon encounters

23 Bug Pokémon encounters

24 Grass Pokémon encounters

26 Flying Pokémon encounters

26 Ground Pokémon encounters

27 Poison Pokémon encounters

35 Normal Pokémon encounters

52 Water Pokémon encounters

4Ghost Pokémon

5Dragon Pokémon

8Steel Pokémon

9Fighting Pokémon

11Fairy Pokémon

11Ice Pokémon

12Fire Pokémon

13Electric Pokémon

13Dark Pokémon

14Rock Pokémon

22Psychic Pokémon

23Bug Pokémon

24Grass Pokémon

26Flying Pokémon

26Ground Pokémon

27Poison Pokémon

35Normal Pokémon

52Water Pokémon

Brilliant Diamond Boss Battles

In order to complete a Brilliant Diamond Nuzlocke and become the Champion, you will need to win 26 Boss battles throughout the Sinnoh region - ranging from bickering Rival & Evil team fights, to Gym Leaders & ultimately the Elite Four.

These can be a challenge, especially when your dear nicknamed nuzlocke mons are at risk. So below we've listed detailed overviews of all these fights! Giving you all the information you'll need to face everything from Barry's Starly to Lucian's Bronzong.

8 Gym Leader fights

5 Elite Four fights

5 Rival fights

8 Evil Team fights

Select your starter type

Like all Pokémon games, you will have to select a starter. The type will update some of the boss teams to match. For example, if your starter was a grass type Barry might have a fire type to take advantage!

Gym Leader fights

Elite Four fights

Rival fights

Evil Team fights

Now that you're ready to take on the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond Nuzlocke Challenge, why not keep track of all your encounters with the Nuzlocke Tracker?