You’ll get TM72 Volt Switch from Gym Leader Elesa after defeating her at the Nimbasa City Gym. This Gym is located in the eastern half of the city.
But before you’re able to reach Nimbasa City, you’ll need to get the Insect Badge from the Castelia City Gym. Nimbasa City and Castelia City are connected by Route 4.
As for the move itself: Volt Switch is a Electric-type attack that boasts 70 base Power and perfect Accuracy. After the attack, the user is switched out for another Pokémon in the party.
TM72 Volt Switch Location
Step 1: Head east down the road from the Nimbasa City Pokémon Center.
Step 2: Continue east through the city, passing the Battle Subway.
Step 3: Just past the Battle Subway is a colorful archway. Keep east through the archway.
Step 4: You’ll come across another colorful archway. Keep heading east here.
Step 5: Continue walking east passing the big yellow tent.
Step 6: The Nimbasa City Gym is the bright purple building with neon-themed colors just ahead.
Step 7: After you defeat Gym Leader Elesa you’ll receive TM72 Volt Switch as a reward.
Volt Switch Details + Uses
|Volt Switch Move Details|
Volt Switch is a Special Electric-type attack that deals damage at 70 base Power.
As a secondary effect, the move also switches the user with another Pokémon in its party.
Volt Switch is fairly popular in competitive play, as it can help set-up certain advantages in battle while dealing decent damage. The move is frequently used to create type disadvantages and can also rescue more fragile attackers from battle.
In Black & White, only one Pokémon (Emolga) can learn this move via level-up.
So grabbing TM72 is a must if you want to teach Volt Switch to anyone else on your team.
Some of the more popular Pokémon worth teaching Volt Switch to are great special attackers such as Magnezone, Jolteon, and Ampharos.
- How To Get TM72 Volt Switch in Pokémon Black & White