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A Technical Record (Japanese: わざレコードMove Record), or TR for short, is a type of item introduced in Generation VIII that can be used to teach a Pokémon a move. They are single-use items that are consumed after use, making them functionally similar to TMs prior to Generation V. However, TRs differ in one respect: once a TR is used to teach a Pokémon a move, that move is added to the Pokémon's move pool which allows the move to be relearned at the Move Reminder for free.
Fling can be used if the user is holding a TR. Its power is determined based on the TR's contained move. If it contains a status move, it will default to power 10. Moves with variable power will also use 10 rather than any of the move's usual power calculations, except the TR for Stored Power will use 20.
Although most Pokémon are able to learn a wide range of TR moves, there are 8 Pokémon who cannot learn any outside of their natural level-up moveset. Typically, these Pokémon are low in their evolutionary line or rely on a set moveset.