Where to find Carbink in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet DLC

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Pokemon Scarlet & Violet’s Teal Mask DLC brings back Gen 6’s Carbink, which is quite tricky to find. Here’s how trainers can catch one in Generation 9.

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet’s Teal Mask expansion introduced a handful of brand new Pokemon but also brought back many monsters from every past Generation.

One of those returning Pokemon is Generation 6’s oddball, Carbink. Though Carbink is loosely related to X & Y’s Mythical Pokemon, Dianice, in the game’s lore the in-game connection isn’t as strong.

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What’s more, Carbink is deceptively difficult to find in the Teal Mask DLC. Thankfully, we can help with a step-by-step guide on how to find this Rock/Fairy-type Pokemon.

Where to find Carbink in the Teal Mask DLC

According to Carbink’s Pokedex entry, it likes to live in caves. This is true, as Carbink only spawns in one location on all of Kitakami: a cave below the Crystal Pool at the top of Oni Mountain.

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To find Carbink’s cave, trainers first need to travel or fly to the Crystal Pool and head to the southern edge of the mountain. Here, trainers will find a small cave entrance that drops down into a large tunnel with multiple ledges along the tunnel walls.

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Trainers will want to land on one of the ledges along the tunnel. From here, hover down the tunnel with Koraidon or Miraidon and look for another cave opening along the wall.

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This cave is the only location that Carbink can spawn, and players should immediately see a handful of Carbink hovering around, surrounded by a handful of Item Balls.

Does Carbink evolve in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet?

Unfortunately, Carbink did not receive a new evolution in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet’s Teal Mask DLC.

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While it is loosely connected to Diancie through the game’s lore, it’s impossible to evolve Carbink or change its form into Diancie or any new evolution.

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And there you have it! That’s everything you need to know about finding Carbink in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet. Check out some more handy Pokemon Scarlet & Violet guides below:

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