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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Dratini

Dratini
Dragon Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Dratini is a Dragon Type Dragon Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Dratini can be found with Shed Skin as an Ability and has a Slow growth rate with a 1 Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Lonely Nature, based on 300 combined Base Stats.

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Dratini Stats and Abilities

Based on Dratini Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Dratini Highest IV Stat is Attack 64 and the Lowest being Defense 45.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP41192286
E
Attack64119249
F
Defense4585207
F
Special Attack5094218
F
Special Defense5094218
F
Speed5094218
F
Total300
Dratini Detail
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 Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsDragon, Water 1
Egg Cycles40 (10,024–10,280 steps)
Abilities Description
Shed Skin
Ability 1
The Pokémon may heal its own status problems.
Marvel Scale
Hidden Ability
Marvel Scale raises the ability-bearer's Defense by 50% when inflicted by a major status ailment (poison, burn, paralysis, freeze or sleep).

How To Evolve Dratini in BDSP

Dratini requires (Level 30) to evolve into Dragonair and then (Level 55) to evolve into Dragonite.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Dratini
Level 30
Dragonair
Level 55
Dragonite

Where To Find Dratini in BDSP

Dratini has 2 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Dratini, 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
Mt. Coronet
100 - 20%
Dragonair
Lv. 15-40
Mt. Coronet
5 - 1%
Dratini
Lv. 15-20
Fountainspring Cave
National
Dratini
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Dratini Weakness

Dratini is a Dragon Type pokemon. This will cause Dratini to take More Damage from Ice, Dragon, Fairy Type Moves, and Less Damage from Fire, Water, Grass, Electric Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Ice
Dragon
Fairy
0.5x
Less Damage
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Dratini Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Rayquaza
S
Dialga
S
Palkia
S
Dragonite
S
Salamence

What pokemon is Dratini Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Ho-Oh
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Celebi
S
Heatran
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Best Moves Dratini in BDSP

Best Moveset for Dratini Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
60
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
55
Outrage
Physical
180
100 10 User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
35
Dragon Rush
Physical
150
75 10 May cause flinching.
31
Aqua Tail
Physical
90
90 10 The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.

Best Moveset for Dratini 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
110
70 5 May freeze opponent.
TM38
Fire Blast
Special
110
85 5 May burn opponent.
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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Dratini Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Wrap
Power: 15
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Physical

Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
1
Leer
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
5
Twister
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May cause flinching. Hits Pokémon using Fly/Bounce with double power.
10
Thunder Wave
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Status

Paralyzes opponent.
15
Dragon Tail
Power:
90
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
20
Agility
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
25
Slam
Power: 80
Acc: 75
PP: 20
Physical

31
Aqua Tail
Power: 90
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
35
Dragon Rush
Power:
150
Acc: 75
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
40
Safeguard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 25
Status

The user's party is protected from status conditions.
45
Rain Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it rain for 5 turns.
50
Dragon Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Attack and Speed.
55
Outrage
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
60
Hyper Beam
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
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Dratini TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM03
Water Pulse
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

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

Non-Ice types are damaged for 5 turns.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

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

User must recharge next turn.
TM16
Light Screen
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Halves damage from Special attacks for 5 turns.
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.
TM24
Thunderbolt
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM25
Thunder
Power: 110
Acc: 70
PP: 10
Special

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

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM34
Shock Wave
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM35
Flamethrower
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
TM38
Fire Blast
Power: 110
Acc: 85
PP: 5
Special

May burn 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.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM59
Dragon Pulse
Power:
127.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth. This attack never misses.
TM68
Giga Impact
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
TM73
Thunder Wave
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Status

Paralyzes opponent.
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: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TM99
Waterfall
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
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Dratini Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Dratini can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Aqua Jet
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

User attacks first.
Dragon Breath
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May paralyze opponent.
Extreme Speed
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

User attacks first.
Mist
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

User's stats cannot be changed for a period of time.
Supersonic
Power: —
Acc: 55
PP: 20
Status

Confuses opponent.
Haze
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Resets all stat changes.
Dragon Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Attack and Speed.
Dragon Rush
Power:
150
Acc: 75
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
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Dratini Tutor Moves

List of Tutor Moves Dratini can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Draco Meteor
Power:
195
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
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Dragonair
Dragonite
Altaria
Bagon
Shelgon
Salamence
Latias
Latios
Rayquaza
Gible
Gabite
Garchomp
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