Nuzlocke Tracker

Pokémon Platinum Nuzlocke Guide

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

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Platinum 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 Platinum so you can quickly see who you might want on your team!

Pokémon Platinum has 56 different encounter locations with 172 different Pokémon available as wild encounters. Hover over a Pokémon to see where to encounter it!

2 Dragon Pokémon encounters

5 Ghost Pokémon encounters

6 Fire Pokémon encounters

6 Fighting Pokémon encounters

6 Steel Pokémon encounters

7 Dark Pokémon encounters

8 Ice Pokémon encounters

9 Rock Pokémon encounters

11 Electric Pokémon encounters

14 Grass Pokémon encounters

19 Bug Pokémon encounters

19 Psychic Pokémon encounters

19 Normal Pokémon encounters

21 Ground Pokémon encounters

21 Flying Pokémon encounters

23 Poison Pokémon encounters

33 Water Pokémon encounters

2Dragon Pokémon

5Ghost Pokémon

6Fire Pokémon

6Fighting Pokémon

6Steel Pokémon

7Dark Pokémon

8Ice Pokémon

9Rock Pokémon

11Electric Pokémon

14Grass Pokémon

19Bug Pokémon

19Psychic Pokémon

19Normal Pokémon

21Ground Pokémon

21Flying Pokémon

23Poison Pokémon

33Water Pokémon

Platinum Boss Battles

In order to complete a Platinum Nuzlocke and become the Champion, you will need to win 29 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 Piplup to Lucian's Gallade.

8 Gym Leader fights

5 Elite Four fights

7 Rival fights

9 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 Platinum Nuzlocke Challenge, why not keep track of all your encounters with the Nuzlocke Tracker?