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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Carnivine

Carnivine
Bug Catcher Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Carnivine is a Grass Type Bug Catcher Pokémon, with a 26.1% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Carnivine can be found with Levitate as an Ability and has a Slow growth rate with a 2 Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Brave Nature, based on 454 combined Base Stats.

Carnivine Stats and Abilities

Based on Carnivine Base IVs we consider this pokemon C-Tier choice. Carnivine Highest IV Stat is Attack 100 and the Lowest being Speed 46.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP74258352
C
Attack100184328
E
Defense72134267
C
Special Attack90166306
E
Special Defense72134267
F
Speed4687210
C
Total454
Carnivine Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Brave
+10% Attack
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield2 Attack
Growth RateSlow
Catch Rate200 (26.1% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsGrass
Egg Cycles25 (6,169–6,425 steps)
Abilities Description
Levitate
Ability 1
Levitate causes the Pokémon to be raised (like Flying-type Pokémon).

How To Evolve Carnivine in BDSP

The Pokemon Carnivine does not have an evolution in the Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Series.

Where To Find Carnivine in BDSP

Carnivine has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 20-26 Carnivine, within the Great Marsh location using the Walking method.

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
Great Marsh
20 - 5%
Carnivine
Lv. 20-26

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Carnivine Weakness

Carnivine is a Grass Type pokemon. This will cause Carnivine to take More Damage from Flying, Poison, Bug, Fire, Ice Type Moves, and Less Damage from Ground, Water, Grass, Electric Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Poison
Bug
Fire
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Ground
Water
Grass
Electric
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Carnivine Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Lugia
S
Ho-Oh
S
Rayquaza
S
Dragonite
S
Salamence

What pokemon is Carnivine Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Groudon
S
Celebi
S
Garchomp
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Best Moves Carnivine in BDSP

Best Moveset for Carnivine Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
50
Power Whip
Physical
180
85 10
41
Crunch
Physical
80
100 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
47
Seed Bomb
Physical
120
100 15
31
Leaf Tornado
Special
97.5
90 10 May lower opponent's Accuracy.

Best Moveset for Carnivine TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM68
Giga Impact
Physical
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM22
Solar Beam
Special
180
100 10 Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM53
Energy Ball
Special
135
100 10 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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Carnivine Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Bind
Power: 15
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
1
Growth
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
7
Bite
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
11
Vine Whip
Power:
67.5
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

17
Sweet Scent
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Evasiveness.
21
Ingrain
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

User restores HP each turn. User cannot escape/switch.
27
Grass Knot
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
31
Leaf Tornado
Power:
97.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Accuracy.
37
Stockpile
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Stores energy for use with Spit Up and Swallow.
37
Spit Up
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Power depends on how many times the user performed Stockpile.
37
Swallow
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

The more times the user has performed Stockpile, the more HP is recovered.
41
Crunch
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
47
Seed Bomb
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

50
Power Whip
Power:
180
Acc: 85
PP: 10
Physical

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Carnivine TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM09
Bullet Seed
Power:
37.5
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM19
Giga Drain
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM22
Solar Beam
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May poison opponent.
TM42
Facade
Power: 70
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.
TM46
Thief
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Also steals opponent's held item.
TM53
Energy Ball
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

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

Power depends on held item.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM66
Payback
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
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.
TM75
Swords Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
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: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

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Carnivine Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Carnivine can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Sleep Powder
Power: —
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Status

Puts opponent to sleep.
Stun Spore
Power: —
Acc: 75
PP: 30
Status

Paralyzes opponent.
Razor Leaf
Power:
82.5
Acc: 95
PP: 25
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Slam
Power: 80
Acc: 75
PP: 20
Physical

Synthesis
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

User recovers HP. Amount varies with the weather.
Magical Leaf
Power:
90
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
Leech Seed
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Status

Drains HP from opponent each turn.
Worry Seed
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Changes the opponent's Ability to Insomnia.
Rage Powder
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Forces attacks to hit user, not team-mates.
Acid Spray
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

Sharply lowers opponent's Special Defense.
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