to catch ELECTRIKE,you will need a pokeradar.Go to route 224 and use you pokeradar.use this until the tall grass shakes wildly and turns blue,then walk over and there should be an ELECTRIKE there.Happy hunting!
you can get a electrike which evolves into manectric at level 26 when you talk to dawn's little sister wait for her to say she saw something on the news that there were tons of electrike at a certain spot and only then can you get it in diamond write back if something goes wrong
you can catch Electrike under the Cycling Road on diamond, pearl, and platinum but on emerald its at the end of Slateport city. Also on diamond pearl and platinum they are at the giant windmill area. Safari Zone