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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Ampharos

Ampharos
Light Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Ampharos is a Electric Type Light Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Ampharos can be found with Static as an Ability and has a Medium Slow growth rate with a 3 Special Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Quiet Nature, based on 510 combined Base Stats.

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Ampharos Stats and Abilities

Based on Ampharos Base IVs we consider this pokemon B-Tier choice. Ampharos Highest IV Stat is Special Attack 115 and the Lowest being Speed 55.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
E
HP90290384
D
Attack75139273
E
Defense85157295
A
Special Attack115211361
E
Special Defense90166306
F
Speed55103229
B
Total510
Ampharos Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Quiet
+10% Special Attack
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Dry
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield3 Special Attack
Growth RateMedium Slow
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsField, Monster
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Static
Ability 1
If a Pokémon with Static is hit by a move making contact, there is a 30% chance the foe will become paralyzed.
Plus
Hidden Ability
Ups Sp. Atk if another Pokémon has Plus or Minus.

How To Evolve Ampharos in BDSP

Mareep requires (Level 15) to evolve into Flaaffy and then (Level 30) to evolve into Ampharos.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Mareep
Level 15
Flaaffy
Level 30
Ampharos

Where To Find Ampharos in BDSP

Ampharos has 5 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Mareep, within the Grassland Cave location using the Walking method.

Underground Pokemon Spawns
After you reach Check Points in the game progression NEW Pokemon will begin to spawn in the Grand Underground.
Start = Default spawns in the Grand Underground
Strength = After obtaining the TM96 Strength
Defog = After obtaining the TM97 Defog
7th Badge = After obtaining the Icicle Badge from Candice
Waterfall = After obtaining the TM99 Waterfall
National = After obtaining the National Pokedex.
World Pokemon Spawns
Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Valley Windworks
20 - 5%
Mareep
Lv. 8-9
Route 222
20 - 5%
Flaaffy
Lv. 41-42
Whiteout Cave
National
Flaaffy
Lv. 16-63
Whiteout Cave
National
Mareep
Lv. 16-63
Sunlit Cavern
National
Flaaffy
Lv. 16-63
Sunlit Cavern
National
Mareep
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
National
Flaaffy
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
National
Mareep
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Ampharos Weakness

Ampharos is a Electric Type pokemon. This will cause Ampharos to take More Damage from Ground Type Moves, and Less Damage from Flying, Steel, Electric Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Ground
0.5x
Less Damage
Flying
Steel
Electric
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Ampharos Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Groudon
S
Garchomp
A
Swampert
A
Rhyperior
A
Mamoswine

What pokemon is Ampharos Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Lugia
S
Ho-Oh
S
Rayquaza
S
Dialga
S
Dragonite
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Best Moves Ampharos in BDSP

Best Moveset for Ampharos Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
1
Zap Cannon
Special
180
50 5 Paralyzes opponent.
62
Thunder
Special
165
70 10 May paralyze opponent.
20
Take Down
Physical
90
85 20 User receives recoil damage.
65
Dragon Pulse
Special
85
100 10 The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth. This attack never misses.

Best Moveset for Ampharos TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM01
Focus Punch
Physical
150
100 20 If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
TM68
Giga Impact
Physical
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM52
Focus Blast
Special
120
70 5 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
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Ampharos Level Up Moves

List of Moves Ampharos can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Thunder Punch
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May paralyze opponent.
1
Zap Cannon
Power:
180
Acc: 50
PP: 5
Special

Paralyzes opponent.
1
Magnetic Flux
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises Defense and Sp. Defense of Plus/Minus Pokémon.
65
Dragon Pulse
Power: 85
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth. This attack never misses.
1
Fire Punch
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May burn opponent.
1
Tackle
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
1
Growl
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Status

Lowers opponent's Attack.
4
Thunder Wave
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Status

Paralyzes opponent.
8
Thunder Shock
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Special

May paralyze opponent.
11
Cotton Spore
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
16
Charge
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Special Defense and next Electric move's power increases.
20
Take Down
Power: 90
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
25
Electro Ball
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

The faster the user, the stronger the attack.
29
Confuse Ray
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Confuses opponent.
35
Power Gem
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

The user attacks with a ray of light that sparkles as if it were made of gemstones.
40
Discharge
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
46
Cotton Guard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Drastically raises user's Defense.
51
Charge Beam
Power:
75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Special

May raise user's Special Attack.
57
Light Screen
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Halves damage from Special attacks for 5 turns.
62
Thunder
Power:
165
Acc: 70
PP: 10
Special

May paralyze opponent.
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Ampharos TM Moves

List of Moves Ampharos can learn using (TMs) Technical Machine Items.

TM Move Desc
TM01
Focus Punch
Power: 150
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
TM16
Light Screen
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Halves damage from Special attacks for 5 turns.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM18
Rain Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM20
Safeguard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 25
Status

The user's party is protected from status conditions.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM24
Thunderbolt
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM25
Thunder
Power:
165
Acc: 70
PP: 10
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM31
Brick Break
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM33
Reflect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Halves damage from Physical attacks for 5 turns.
TM34
Shock Wave
Power:
90
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM42
Facade
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM43
Volt Switch
Power:
105
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

User must switch out after attacking.
TM44
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM45
Attract
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM52
Focus Blast
Power: 120
Acc: 70
PP: 5
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM56
Fling
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power depends on held item.
TM57
Charge Beam
Power:
75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Special

May raise user's Special Attack.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM59
Dragon Pulse
Power: 85
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth. This attack never misses.
TM68
Giga Impact
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
TM70
Flash
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
TM73
Thunder Wave
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Status

Paralyzes opponent.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM83
Bulldoze
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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