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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Carvanha

Carvanha
Savage Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Carvanha is a Water and Dark Type Savage Pokémon, with a 29.4% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Carvanha can be found with Rough Skin as an Ability and has a Slow growth rate with a 1 Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Lonely Nature, based on 305 combined Base Stats.

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Carvanha Stats and Abilities

Based on Carvanha Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Carvanha Highest IV Stat is Attack 90 and the Lowest being Defense 20.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP45200294
C
Attack90166306
F
Defense2040152
E
Special Attack65121251
F
Special Defense2040152
E
Speed65121251
F
Total305
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Lonely
+10% Attack
-10% Defense
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Sour
EV Yield1 Attack
Growth RateSlow
Catch Rate225 (29.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsWater 2
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Rough Skin
Ability 1
When a Pokémon with Rough Skin is hit by a move that makes contact, the attacker receives damage equal to 1/8 of their maximum HP.
Speed Boost
Hidden Ability
Its Speed stat is gradually boosted.

How To Evolve Carvanha in BDSP

Carvanha requires (Level 30) to evolve into Sharpedo.

Base First Evo
Carvanha
Level 30
Sharpedo

Where To Find Carvanha in BDSP

Carvanha has 6 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Carvanha, within the Fountainspring 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
Great Marsh
5 - 1%
Carvanha
Lv. 15-30
Route 222
100 - 20%
Sharpedo
Lv. 40-55
Route 213
100 - 20%
Sharpedo
Lv. 40-55
Still-Water Cavern
National
Carvanha
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
National
Carvanha
Lv. 16-63
Fountainspring Cave
National
Carvanha
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Carvanha Weakness

Carvanha is a Water and Dark Type pokemon. This will cause Carvanha to take More Damage from Grass, Electric, Fighting, Bug, Fairy Type Moves, and Less Damage from Steel, Fire, Water, Ice, Ghost, Dark, Psychic Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Grass
Electric
Fighting
Bug
Fairy
0.5x
Less Damage
Steel
Fire
Water
Ice
Ghost
Dark
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Psychic

What pokemon is Carvanha Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Celebi
S
Zapdos
S
Raikou
A
Togekiss
A
Electivire

What pokemon is Carvanha Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Mewtwo
S
Lugia
S
Ho-Oh
S
Dialga
S
Palkia
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Best Moves Carvanha in BDSP

Best Moveset for Carvanha Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
44
Take Down
Physical
90
85 20 User receives recoil damage.
40
Liquidation
Physical
127.5
100 10 The user slams into the target using a full-force blast of water. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.
32
Crunch
Physical
120
100 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
20
Ice Fang
Physical
65
95 15 May cause flinching and/or freeze opponent.

Best Moveset for Carvanha TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM14
Blizzard
Special
110
70 5 May freeze opponent.
TM13
Ice Beam
Special
90
100 10 May freeze opponent.
TM95
Surf
Special
135
100 15 Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TM79
Dark Pulse
Special
120
100 15 May cause flinching.
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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Carvanha Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Aqua Jet
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

User attacks first.
1
Leer
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
4
Poison Fang
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May badly poison opponent.
8
Focus Energy
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Increases critical hit ratio.
12
Scary Face
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
16
Bite
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
20
Ice Fang
Power: 65
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching and/or freeze opponent.
24
Screech
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
28
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
32
Crunch
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
36
Agility
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
40
Liquidation
Power:
127.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

The user slams into the target using a full-force blast of water. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.
44
Take Down
Power: 90
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
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Carvanha TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM03
Water Pulse
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
TM07
Hail
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Non-Ice types are damaged for 5 turns.
TM12
Taunt
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can only use moves that attack.
TM13
Ice Beam
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM14
Blizzard
Power: 110
Acc: 70
PP: 5
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.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM41
Torment
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Opponent cannot use the same move in a row.
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:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Also steals opponent's held item.
TM49
Scald
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
TM55
Brine
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM66
Payback
Power:
75
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM78
Snarl
Power:
82.5
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Special

Lowers opponent's Special Attack.
TM79
Dark Pulse
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May cause flinching.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
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.
TM95
Surf
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TM99
Waterfall
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
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Carvanha Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Carvanha can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Ancient Power
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all user's stats at once.
Destiny Bond
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

If the user faints, the opponent also faints.
Double-Edge
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
Thrash
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
Hydro Pump
Power:
165
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Special

Swift
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
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