False Swipe is one of the most useful moves to have in the whole Pokémon series, especially in Scarlet And Violet. The process is very simple, but it does require a few factors before you can get your hands on it. As such, this guide will teach players where to get the False Swipe TM, and which Pokémon is best suited for this skill.
What is False Swipe in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet?
False Swipe is a Normal-Type Move that is very useful in knocking out wild Pokémon to only 1 point left and making it easy for them to catch. In other Pokémon games, this move has helped players catch the likes of Groudon, Kyorge, Rayquaza, and more. This move is mostly used by Pokémon gaming experts and has spared no effort less in constantly using this.
How to get the False Swipe TM in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet
To unlock False Swipe TM, players will need to head to the Naranja Academy or Uva Academy and speak to Professor Jacq in the Biology Lab. He will ask players to register at least 30 Pokémon in the Pokédex.
Once players have at least 30 Pokémon registered in their Pokédex, talk to Professor Jacq once more and he will present players the False Swipe TM as a gift for completing his request.
Once the False Swipe TM is unlocked, players can craft it at any Pokémon Center using the following materials:
Chewtle Claws x 3
Kricketot Shells x 3
Best Pokémon to teach False Swipe TM
False Swipe can be learned by a diverse list of Pokémon, but the best Pokémon to use this TM are the following:
This Pokémon is best suited for this move the most as it has moves that can inflict ailments such as Thunder Wave, Hypnosis, and more.
Another top Pokémon that is recommended to use is this green-slashing bug as it can boost the damage it can inflict on wild Pokémon by 50%.
Early on in the game, players can teach Kricketot this TM move as it can prove to be useful and boost the abilities from the start.