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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Dewgong

Dewgong
Sea Lion Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Dewgong is a Water and Ice Type Sea Lion Pokémon, with a 9.8% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Dewgong can be found with Thick Fat, Hydration and Ice Body as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 2 Special Defense EV Yield. We recommend the Calm Nature, based on 475 combined Base Stats.

Brilliant Diamond Exclusive
National Dex Pokemon

Dewgong Stats and Abilities

Based on Dewgong Base IVs we consider this pokemon C-Tier choice. Dewgong Highest IV Stat is Special Defense 95 and the Lowest being Attack 70.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
E
HP90290384
E
Attack70130262
E
Defense80148284
D
Special Attack70130262
D
Special Defense95175317
E
Speed70130262
C
Total475
Dewgong Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Calm
+10% Special Defense
-10% Attack
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Bitter
Dislikes: Spicy
EV Yield2 Special Defense
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsField, Water 1
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Thick Fat
Ability 1
Thick Fat reduces the damage taken from Fire-type and Ice-type moves by 50%.
Hydration
Ability 2
A Pokémon with Hydration will cure itself of any status conditions during rain, at the end of each turn. This includes self-inflicted conditions such as from using Rest.
Ice Body
Hidden Ability
A Pokémon with Ice Body will recover 1/16 of its maximum HP during hail, after each turn. It also grants immunity to the hailstorm damage, if not already immune.

How To Evolve Dewgong in BDSP

Seel requires (Level 34) to evolve into Dewgong.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Seel
Level 34
Dewgong

Where To Find Dewgong in BDSP

Dewgong has 6 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Seel, 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
Route 230
100 - 20%
Dewgong
Lv. 40-55
5 - 1%
Seel
Lv. 35-40
Route 226
100 - 20%
Dewgong
Lv. 40-55
5 - 1%
Seel
Lv. 35-40
Whiteout Cave
National
Dewgong
Lv. 16-63
National
Seel
Lv. 16-63
Icy Cave
National
Dewgong
Lv. 16-63
National
Seel
Lv. 16-63
Glacial Cavern
National
Dewgong
Lv. 16-63
National
Seel
Lv. 16-63
Fountainspring Cave
National
Dewgong
Lv. 16-63
National
Seel
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Dewgong Weakness

Dewgong is a Water and Ice Type pokemon. This will cause Dewgong to take More Damage from Grass, Electric, Fighting, Rock Type Moves, and Less Damage from Water, Ice Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Grass
Electric
Fighting
Rock
0.5x
Less Damage
Water
0.25x
Less Damage
Ice
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Dewgong Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Tyranitar
S
Celebi
S
Zapdos
S
Raikou
S
Regirock

What pokemon is Dewgong Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Manaphy
S
Articuno
S
Suicune

Best Moves Dewgong in BDSP

Best Moveset for Dewgong Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
49
Aqua Tail
Physical
135
90 10
55
Ice Beam
Special
135
100 10 May freeze opponent.
39
Take Down
Physical
90
85 20 User receives recoil damage.
45
Dive
Physical
120
100 10 Dives underwater on first turn, attacks on second turn.

Best Moveset for Dewgong 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.
TM14
Blizzard
Special
165
70 5 May freeze opponent.
TM23
Iron Tail
Physical
100
75 15 May lower opponent's 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
.

Dewgong Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Sheer Cold
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Special

One-Hit-KO, if it hits.
1
Headbutt
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
3
Growl
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Status

Lowers opponent's Attack.
7
Bubble Beam
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May lower opponent's Speed.
11
Icy Wind
Power:
82.5
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Special

Lowers opponent's Speed.
13
Encore
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Status

Forces opponent to keep using its last move for 3 turns.
17
Ice Shard
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
21
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
23
Aqua Ring
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Restores a little HP each turn.
27
Aurora Beam
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May lower opponent's Attack.
31
Aqua Jet
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

User attacks first.
33
Brine
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.
39
Take Down
Power: 90
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
45
Dive
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Dives underwater on first turn, attacks on second turn.
49
Aqua Tail
Power:
135
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

55
Ice Beam
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
61
Safeguard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 25
Status

The user's party is protected from status conditions.
65
Hail
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Non-Ice types are damaged for 5 turns.

Dewgong TM Moves

List of Moves Dewgong 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.
TM13
Ice Beam
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM14
Blizzard
Power:
165
Acc: 70
PP: 5
Special

May freeze opponent.
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.
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.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
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.
TM55
Brine
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.
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.
TM68
Giga Impact
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
TM72
Avalanche
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if user took damage first.
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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