How to Craft TM in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Craft TM to unlock more advanced moves for your Pokemon.

Moves are the most important part of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. Trainers can teach new moves to their Pokémon. By learning new moves their level will be increased. Which will help you a lot to beat the raids and Pokémon.

TM is Technical Machine that is used to teach moves to a specific Pokémon. Each move is determined by its specific material and item that you need to get before crafting a Move.

TM moves will not be taught in a natural method like hyper training. You can use the TM for unlimited times. TM can be accessed through any Poke Center in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.  

In this guide, we will discuss how to craft TM in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

TM Crafting Locations in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

These are some of the TMs in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

Mud-SlapSouth Province (Area Two)
Thunder FangWest Province (Area Three)
Water Pulse Socarrat Trail
Struggle BugLevincia
Chilling WaterCascarrafa Gym Reward
Metal ClawWest Province (Area One)

How to Unlock TM in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

First, unlock Technical Machine (TM) by winning the Academy Ace Tournament. Because the moves you will learn are the end-level moves that will increase Pokémon level to 100. Most of the time TM moves are learned to increase the EV stats of the Pokémon which is required by the Tera Raid Events.

Once you have unlocked then follow these two methods to craft TM in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

  1. Hyper Training
  2. TM’s

Hyper is the natural method to teach moves to a Pokémon but for TMs you need to do multiple things.

How to Craft a TM in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

To craft a TM you need to go to the Poke Center in any area there you will see a Machine that has a Wi-Fi Sign on it. Interact with the Machine and you will have the option to make a TM or Exchange Materials for LP.

Select TM Made Option and you will see a TM moves that you can learn. Each move has specific material and some moves are also hidden. There are a total of 171 TM Moves in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

Once you learned a move you can’t undo it. So you need to choose carefully what move you want to learn.

How to Craft a TM in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet at poke center

How to Craft Take Down TM

Take Down is a hidden Move that you will be able to find in the Northeast Zapapico. Go to the location and you will find this move in the form of a Poke Ball in front of a hole situated in front of the rock.

take down tm location

These are materials that are required to craft this move.

  • Yungoos Fur (3)
  • Lechonk Hair (3)
  • 400 LP
  • You will get Yungoos Fur by evolving the Yungoos into Gumshoos.
  • You can get Lechonk Hair by evolving the Lechok into Onikologone Male or Female.
  • You can get the League Points by crafting the items and getting the items by evolving the Pokemon.

After getting all these items you can craft the Take Down Move at the TM Machine. After crafting you can switch the moves by going into the Pokemon Menu.

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