How to get Glimmet in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

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Want to know how to get Glimmet in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet? One of the new additions to the Pokedex is Glimmet, a rarely-seen and vaguely plant-shaped Pokemon in Paldea. Let's see where to catch it, and how to evolve it.

Glimmet and its evolution are both Rock- and Poison-type, and can be very useful in battles due to their resistances and moves they can learn. The design of them is also something different, looking a bit like the Terastal jewels that appear on Pokemon in the new games. Whether or not there's a connection there remains to be seen, however.

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If you need more Pokemon help, we recommend our guides on how to get Herba Mystica, or where you can find Rare Candy, and all the sandwich recipes that you can make at Picnics for boosts. Stuck in school? Not to worry, here are all the Pokemon Scarlet and Violet answers and rewards!

How to get Glimmet in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

The Ore Pokemon is a tiny, blueish purple, floating Pokemon that spawns inside caves, hugging the walls. For this reason, it can be a rare spawn and may take some time to find.

There are some locations that spawn more Glimmets than others. These include the caves in East Province (Area Three), especially near the river towards the Tagtree Thicket, the Asado Desert caves, and South Province (Area Six), on the way to Alfornada.

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We found a cluster of two Glimmets at once in East Province as we were looking for one! They tend to be around level 25-30, so aren't too tiresome of a battle.

A sleeping Glimmet in a trainer's selfie in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Does Glimmet evolve in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet?

Not only is Glimmet's little self useful in a team, it evolves into something that can learn a new move.

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Starting at level 35, Glimmet will evolve into Glimmora, a vaguely more flower-shaped Pokemon. This can learn Mortal Spin - the only Pokemon that can - which is a very useful move. When used it will inflict damage, and also remove the effects of binding moves from the user (Leech Seed and Wrap, for instance). It can also poison the opposing Pokemon.

And there you go - all you need to know about Glimmet. If you're stuck trying to fill out your Pokedex, check out our guide on how to evolve Sinistea, where to find a Paldean Tauros, and where to find a Mimikyu!