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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Cradily

Cradily
Barnacle Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Cradily is a Rock and Grass Type Barnacle Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Cradily can be found with Suction Cups as an Ability and has a Erratic growth rate with a 2 Special Defense EV Yield. We recommend the Sassy Nature, based on 495 combined Base Stats.

National Dex Pokemon

Cradily Stats and Abilities

Based on Cradily Base IVs we consider this pokemon C-Tier choice. Cradily Highest IV Stat is Special Defense 107 and the Lowest being Speed 43.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
E
HP86282376
D
Attack81150287
D
Defense97179322
D
Special Attack81150287
D
Special Defense107197344
F
Speed4381203
C
Total495
Cradily Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Sassy
+10% Special Defense
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Bitter
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield2 Special Defense
Growth RateErratic
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsWater 3
Egg Cycles30 (7,454–7,710 steps)
Abilities Description
Suction Cups
Ability 1
Suction Cups prevents opponents forcing the ability-bearer to switch out or flee via the moves Roar, Whirlwind, Circle Throw, or Dragon Tail, or the item Red Card.
Storm Drain
Hidden Ability
Storm Drain forces all single-target Water-type moves - used by any other Pokémon on the field - to target this Pokémon, and with 100% accuracy. The ability is most useful in double/triple battles.

How To Evolve Cradily in BDSP

Lileep requires (Level 40) to evolve into Cradily.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Lileep
Level 40
Cradily

Where To Find Cradily in BDSP

Cradily has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 20 Lileep, within the Mining Museum location using the Fossil 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
Mining Museum
Interact
Lileep
Lv. 20

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Cradily Weakness

Cradily is a Rock and Grass Type pokemon. This will cause Cradily to take More Damage from Fighting, Steel, Bug, Ice Type Moves, and Less Damage from Normal, Electric Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Fighting
Steel
Bug
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Normal
Electric
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Cradily Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Dialga
S
Metagross
S
Heatran
S
Jirachi
S
Articuno

What pokemon is Cradily Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Arceus
S
Slaking
S
Regigigas
S
Zapdos
S
Raikou
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Best Moves Cradily in BDSP

Best Moveset for Cradily Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
48
Energy Ball
Special
135
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
36
Giga Drain
Special
112.5
100 10 User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
24
Brine
Special
65
100 10 Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.
16
Ancient Power
Special
90
100 5 May raise all user's stats at once.

Best Moveset for Cradily 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.
TM26
Earthquake
Physical
100
100 10 Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
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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Cradily Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Leech Seed
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Status

Drains HP from opponent each turn.
1
Wrap
Power: 15
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Physical

Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
1
Astonish
Power: 30
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
1
Acid
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
1
Confuse Ray
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Confuses opponent.
12
Ingrain
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

User restores HP each turn. User cannot escape/switch.
16
Ancient Power
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all user's stats at once.
20
Mega Drain
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
24
Brine
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.
28
Amnesia
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Special Defense.
32
Gastro Acid
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Cancels out the effect of the opponent's Ability.
36
Giga Drain
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
43
Stockpile
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Stores energy for use with Spit Up and Swallow.
43
Spit Up
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Power depends on how many times the user performed Stockpile.
43
Swallow
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

The more times the user has performed Stockpile, the more HP is recovered.
48
Energy Ball
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
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Cradily TM Moves

List of Moves Cradily 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.
TM26
Earthquake
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TM28
Dig
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
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.
TM37
Sandstorm
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
TM39
Rock Tomb
Power:
90
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
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.
TM53
Energy Ball
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM55
Brine
Power: 65
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.
TM68
Giga Impact
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
TM69
Rock Polish
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
TM70
Flash
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
TM71
Stone Edge
Power:
150
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM75
Swords Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
TM76
Stealth Rock
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
TM80
Rock Slide
Power:
112.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
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.
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.
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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