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Pokémon’s fourth generation was full of evolutions, including a handful that utilized newly introduced held items to trigger them. These can happen by either leveling up or being traded while holding the necessary item, though a few have additional requirements, such as being locked to a certain time. One of these evolutions is Gliscor, the Gen IV evolution of Gen II’s Gligar.

Read on to learn where to find Gligar and eventually evolve it into Gliscor!



Where to find Gligar in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl


Gliscor was yet another new evolution introduced in Diamond and Pearl, this time for Gligar. Like its time back in Gold and Silver, Gligar is a version exclusive Pokémon yet again on Switch. It’s only be available in Brilliant Diamond. Previously it could be caught via having a copy of Emerald in your DS’ GBA slot, but now it’s found in the Great Underground. Be on the lookout for it as a rare spawn in rocky and swampy Hideaways like the Rocky Cave, Swampy Cave, Sunlit Cavern, Big Bluff Cavern, and Bogsunk Cavern.


How to evolve Gligar into Gliscor in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl


To evolve Gligar into Gliscor, you’ll need to level it up at night while it holds a Razor Fang.


Where to find a Razor Fang in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl


You can find a Razor Fang postgame, at the Battle Park. Head to the southwest corner of the map (outside Battle Tower) and you’ll get this necessary item. You can also purchase on at the Battle Tower for 5 BP.


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Written by Ricky Berg

When he isn’t writing for Nintendo Wire, Ricky’s anticipating the next Kirby, Fire Emblem, or if the stars ever align, Mother 3 to be released. Till then he’ll have the warm comfort of Super Smash Bros. to keep him going.