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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Diglett

Diglett
Mole Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Diglett is a Ground Type Mole Pokémon, with a 33.3% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Diglett can be found with Sand Veil, Arena Trap and Sand Force as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 1 Speed EV Yield. We recommend the Hasty Nature, based on 265 combined Base Stats.

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Diglett Stats and Abilities

Based on Diglett Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Diglett Highest IV Stat is Speed 95 and the Lowest being Defense 25.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP10130224
E
Attack55103229
F
Defense2549163
F
Special Attack3567185
F
Special Defense4585207
D
Speed95175317
F
Total265
Diglett 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 Rate255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsField
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Sand Veil
Ability 1
Sand Veil raises the ability-bearer's evasion by 20% in a sandstorm. It also gives immunity to sandstorm damage (if they are not already protected by being Ground/Rock/Steel type).
Arena Trap
Ability 2
Arena Trap prevents opponents from fleeing or switching out. Raised Pokémon are not affected.
Sand Force
Hidden Ability
Sand Force raises the power of Ground, Rock and Steel type moves by 30% during a sandstorm.

How To Evolve Diglett in BDSP

Diglett requires (Level 26) to evolve into Dugtrio.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Diglett
Level 26
Dugtrio

Where To Find Diglett in BDSP

Diglett has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 52-54 Dugtrio, within the Route 228 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
Route 228
100 - 20%
Diglett
Lv. 23-25
Route 228
5 - 1%
Dugtrio
Lv. 52-54

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Diglett Weakness

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

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

What pokemon is Diglett Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Celebi
S
Manaphy
S
Articuno

What pokemon is Diglett Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Tyranitar
S
Zapdos
S
Raikou
S
Regirock
A
Electivire
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Best Moves Diglett in BDSP

Best Moveset for Diglett Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
40
Earthquake
Physical
150
100 10 Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
36
Earth Power
Special
135
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
32
Dig
Physical
120
100 10 Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
24
Slash
Physical
70
100 20 High critical hit ratio.

Best Moveset for Diglett TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM26
Earthquake
Physical
150
100 10 Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Special
90
100 10 May poison opponent.
TM28
Dig
Physical
120
100 10 Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM80
Rock Slide
Physical
75
90 10 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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Diglett Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Sand Attack
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
1
Scratch
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

4
Growl
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Status

Lowers opponent's Attack.
8
Astonish
Power: 30
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
12
Mud-Slap
Power:
30
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
16
Bulldoze
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
20
Sucker Punch
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

User attacks first, but only works if opponent is readying an attack.
24
Slash
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
28
Sandstorm
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
32
Dig
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
36
Earth Power
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
40
Earthquake
Power:
150
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
44
Fissure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Physical

One-Hit-KO, if it hits.
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Diglett TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
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.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM26
Earthquake
Power:
150
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TM28
Dig
Power:
120
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: 60
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and 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.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM65
Shadow Claw
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM76
Stealth Rock
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
TM80
Rock Slide
Power: 75
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:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
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

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

May lower opponent's Defense.
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Diglett Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Diglett can learn.

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

May raise all user's stats at once.
Headbutt
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
Final Gambit
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

Inflicts damage equal to the user's remaining HP. User faints.
Memento
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

User faints, sharply lowers opponent's Attack and Special Attack.
Hone Claws
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Attack and Accuracy.
Screech
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
Beat Up
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

Each Pokémon in your party attacks.
Uproar
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User attacks for 3 turns and prevents sleep.
Astonish
Power: 30
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
Reversal
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
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