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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Buneary

Buneary
Rabbit Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Buneary is a Normal Type Rabbit Pokémon, with a 24.8% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Buneary can be found with Run Away, Klutz and Limber as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 1 Speed EV Yield. We recommend the Hasty Nature, based on 350 combined Base Stats.

Buneary Stats and Abilities

Based on Buneary Base IVs we consider this pokemon E-Tier choice. Buneary Highest IV Stat is Speed 85 and the Lowest being Defense 44.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP55220314
E
Attack66123254
F
Defense4483205
F
Special Attack4483205
F
Special Defense56105232
D
Speed85157295
E
Total350
Buneary Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Hasty
+10% Speed
-10% Defense
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sweet
Dislikes: Sour
EV Yield1 Speed
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsField, Human-Like
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Run Away
Ability 1
Run Away allows the bearer to flee a battle with a wild Pokémon without fail, even if the opposing Pokémon has used a move like Mean Look or Bind, or has an ability such as Arena Trap.
Klutz
Ability 2
The Pokémon can't use any held items.
Limber
Hidden Ability
The Pokémon is protected from paralysis.

How To Evolve Buneary in BDSP

Buneary requires (high Friendship) to evolve into Lopunny.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Buneary
high Friendship
Lopunny

Where To Find Buneary in BDSP

Buneary has 9 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Buneary, within the Glacial Cavern 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
Eterna Forest
20 - 5%
Buneary
Lv. 10-12
Whiteout Cave
Start
Buneary
Lv. 16-63
Sunlit Cavern
Start
Buneary
Lv. 16-63
Still-Water Cavern
Start
Buneary
Lv. 16-63
Spacious Cave
Start
Buneary
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
Start
Buneary
Lv. 16-63
Icy Cave
Start
Buneary
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
Start
Buneary
Lv. 16-63
Glacial Cavern
Start
Buneary
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Buneary Weakness

Buneary is a Normal Type pokemon. This will cause Buneary to take More Damage from Fighting Type Moves, and Less Damage from Ghost Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Fighting
0.5x
Less Damage
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Ghost

What pokemon is Buneary Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
A
Infernape
A
Blaziken
B
Lucario
B
Gallade
B
Poliwrath

What pokemon is Buneary Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
B
Dusknoir
B
Gengar
C
Drifblim
C
Mismagius
C
Spiritomb
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Best Moves Buneary in BDSP

Best Moveset for Buneary Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
48
Bounce
Physical
85
85 5 Springs up on first turn, attacks on second. May paralyze opponent.
32
Headbutt
Physical
105
100 15 May cause flinching.
1
Pound
Physical
60
100 35
16
Quick Attack
Physical
60
100 30 User attacks first.

Best Moveset for Buneary 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.
TM22
Solar Beam
Special
120
100 10 Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM23
Iron Tail
Physical
100
75 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
TM13
Ice Beam
Special
90
100 10 May freeze opponent.
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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Buneary Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Splash
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

Doesn't do ANYTHING.
1
Pound
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

4
Defense Curl
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

Raises user's Defense.
8
Baby-Doll Eyes
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Always goes first. Lowers the target's attack.
12
After You
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Gives target priority in the next turn.
16
Quick Attack
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
20
Double Kick
Power: 30
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

Hits twice in one turn.
24
Charm
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Attack.
28
Baton Pass
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

User switches out and gives stat changes to the incoming Pokémon.
32
Headbutt
Power:
105
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
36
Agility
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
40
Entrainment
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Makes target's ability same as user's.
44
Flatter
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Confuses opponent, but raises its Special Attack by two stages.
48
Bounce
Power: 85
Acc: 85
PP: 5
Physical

Springs up on first turn, attacks on second. May paralyze opponent.
52
Healing Wish
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

The user faints and the next Pokémon released is fully healed.
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Buneary TM Moves

List of Moves Buneary 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.
TM03
Water Pulse
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
TM10
Work Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM13
Ice Beam
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
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.
TM22
Solar Beam
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM24
Thunderbolt
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM27
Low Sweep
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM28
Dig
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM30
Shadow Ball
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM34
Shock Wave
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM42
Facade
Power:
105
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
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.
TM56
Fling
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power depends on held item.
TM57
Charge Beam
Power: 50
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.
TM60
Drain Punch
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM66
Payback
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
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.
TM86
Grass Knot
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
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.
TM93
Cut
Power:
75
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

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

May lower opponent's Defense.
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Buneary Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Buneary can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Circle Throw
Power: 60
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
Copycat
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Copies opponent's last move.
Double Hit
Power:
52.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

Hits twice in one turn.
Fake Out
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks first, foe flinches. Only usable on first turn.
Flail
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
Sweet Kiss
Power: —
Acc: 75
PP: 10
Status

Confuses opponent.
Switcheroo
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Swaps held items with the opponent.
Teeter Dance
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Confuses all Pokémon.
Fake Tears
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Special Defense.
Encore
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Status

Forces opponent to keep using its last move for 3 turns.
Low Kick
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
Thunder Punch
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May paralyze opponent.
Ice Punch
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May freeze opponent.
Fire Punch
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May burn opponent.
Cosmic Power
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Defense and Special Defense.
Power-Up Punch
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Raises Attack.
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