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So in Pokemon emerald Shroomish learns giga drain at level 40 something, but Breloom does not. However, I'm lazy and want to evolve mine right away. I know where it is, route 122, but does anyone know if TM19 (Giga Drain) is post game or not? Because I don't want to do the league with only Mega Drain. Thanks!

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From the girl next to the soft soil bed near Route 122 if shown a Grass-type Pokémon


Doesn't seem like it is. If it was, Bulbapedia would probably specify something like "post-Elite 4 only".

Hope I helped!

I played Emerald and can confirm that it's possible to get the TM before getting 6 badges. But why would you want to teach giga drain to Breloom? Sky uppercut is almost always a better move to use, even when giga drain is super effective.
84 Atk Breloom Sky Uppercut vs. 0 HP / 0 Def Azumarill: 74-88 (42.2 - 50.2%) -- 1.2% chance to 2HKO
84 SpA Breloom Giga Drain vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Azumarill: 57-68 (32.5 - 38.8%) -- 99.3% chance to 3HKO
You can get Giga Drain near Lilicove City... that is *after* 6 gym badges.
nah blaze, you can go there without the badge.
I really don't care that breloom is a physical attacker and that sky uppercut would do more, grass is my 2nd favorite type and I want at least 1 move for it. Also its 100% accurate, so when both will ohko, itll ohko. And I just think breloom is cool and want to use one on a team. This isn't competitive.