|TM04 Calm Mind|
|1||Saffron City Gym – Reward for beating Gym Leader Sabrina||No|
TM04 Calm Mind is given to you as a reward for defeating Gym Leader Sabrina at her Gym in Saffron City. But you can only access the Gym once Team Rocket has been defeated at the Silph Co. Headquarters, which is also located in Saffron City.
TM04 Calm Mind Location
Step 1: Starting at the Saffron City Pokémon Center, head northwest through the city.
Step 2: Continue north past the large yellow building.
Step 3: Take a right turn down the road with the accessible yellow building that has a purple door. (This is a row above the pacing NPC)
Step 4: Ahead to the east you’ll come across two Gym buildings. Enter the Gym all the way to the right with the closed doors & you’ll be able to challenge Sabrina.
Step 5: After defeating Sabrina, she’ll give you TM04 Calm Mind along with the Marsh Badge.
TM04 Calm Mind Details + Uses
|Calm Mind Move Details|
Calm Mind is a Status move that increases the user’s Special Attack and Special Defense stat by one stage. This attack can seriously boost your Pokémon’s stats, especially if used more than once.
So while this is a very rare TM that you can only get 1 copy of, it is a move that can be worth using (with the right strategy).
The chart below displays how Special Attack and Special Defense are increased by each stage:
|1||Sp. Attack/Sp. Defense 1.5x|
|2||Sp. Attack/Sp. Defense 2x|
|3||Sp. Attack/Sp. Defense 2.5x|
|4||Sp. Attack/Sp. Defense 3x|
|5||Sp. Attack/Sp. Defense 3.5x|
|6||Sp. Attack/Sp. Defense 4x|
Who To Teach Calm Mind To
You’ll want to use Calm Mind on a Pokémon with already strong Special Attack and Defense stats, that also features a Special-type moveset.
In Gen 3 there are specific typings that categorize as Special moves. These typings are:
Pokémon that could benefit greatly from learning Calm Mind include solid Special defenders such as Chansey, Clefable, and Hypno. Another great option is Slowbro, who has balanced stats across the board.