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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Drifloon

Drifloon
Balloon Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Drifloon is a Ghost and Flying Type Balloon Pokémon, with a 16.3% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Drifloon can be found with Aftermath, Unburden and Flare Boost as an Ability and has a Fluctuating growth rate with a 1 HP EV Yield. We recommend the Hasty Nature, based on 348 combined Base Stats.

Drifloon Stats and Abilities

Based on Drifloon Base IVs we consider this pokemon E-Tier choice. Drifloon Highest IV Stat is Speed 70 and the Lowest being Defense 34.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
E
HP90290384
F
Attack5094218
F
Defense3465183
E
Special Attack60112240
F
Special Defense4483205
E
Speed70130262
E
Total348
Drifloon 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 HP
Growth RateFluctuating
Catch Rate125 (16.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsAmorphous
Egg Cycles30 (7,454–7,710 steps)
Abilities Description
Aftermath
Ability 1
If an attacker faints a Pokémon with Aftermath using a contact move, the attacker will lose 1/4 of their maximum HP.
Unburden
Ability 2
Raises Speed if a held item is used.
Flare Boost
Hidden Ability
Powers up special attacks when burned.

How To Evolve Drifloon in BDSP

Drifloon requires (Level 28) to evolve into Drifblim.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Drifloon
Level 28
Drifblim

Where To Find Drifloon in BDSP

Drifloon has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 22 Drifloon, within the Valley Windworks location using the Interact 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
Valley Windworks
Interact
Drifloon
Lv. 22

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Drifloon Weakness

Drifloon is a Ghost and Flying Type pokemon. This will cause Drifloon to take More Damage from Ghost, Dark, Rock, Electric, Ice Type Moves, and Less Damage from Poison, Grass, Normal, Fighting, Ground, Bug Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Ghost
Dark
Rock
Electric
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Poison
Grass
0.25x
Less Damage
Bug
Immune to Damage
Normal
Fighting
Ground

What pokemon is Drifloon Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Tyranitar
S
Darkrai
S
Articuno
S
Zapdos
S
Raikou

What pokemon is Drifloon Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Arceus
S
Slaking
S
Groudon
S
Regigigas
S
Celebi
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Best Moves Drifloon in BDSP

Best Moveset for Drifloon Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
44
Explosion
Physical
250
100 5 User faints.
29
Self-Destruct
Physical
200
100 5 User faints.
20
Shadow Ball
Special
120
100 15 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
16
Hex
Special
97.5
100 10 Inflicts more damage if the target has a status condition.

Best Moveset for Drifloon TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM64
Explosion
Physical
250
100 5 User faints.
TM25
Thunder
Special
110
70 10 May paralyze opponent.
TM85
Dream Eater
Special
100
100 15 User recovers half the HP inflicted on a sleeping opponent.
TM29
Psychic
Special
90
100 10 May lower opponent's Special 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
.

Drifloon Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Minimize
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Sharply raises user's Evasiveness.
1
Astonish
Power:
45
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
4
Gust
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Special

Hits Pokémon using Fly/Bounce with double power.
8
Focus Energy
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Increases critical hit ratio.
12
Payback
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
16
Hex
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Inflicts more damage if the target has a status condition.
20
Shadow Ball
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
24
Stockpile
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Stores energy for use with Spit Up and Swallow.
24
Swallow
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

The more times the user has performed Stockpile, the more HP is recovered.
24
Spit Up
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Power depends on how many times the user performed Stockpile.
29
Self-Destruct
Power: 200
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

User faints.
32
Destiny Bond
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

If the user faints, the opponent also faints.
36
Baton Pass
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

User switches out and gives stat changes to the incoming Pokémon.
40
Tailwind
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Doubles Speed for 4 turns.
44
Explosion
Power: 250
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

User faints.
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Drifloon TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM04
Calm Mind
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Special Attack and Special Defense.
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.
TM18
Rain Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM24
Thunderbolt
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

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

May paralyze opponent.
TM29
Psychic
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM30
Shadow Ball
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
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.
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.
TM48
Skill Swap
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

The user swaps Abilities with the opponent.
TM57
Charge Beam
Power: 50
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Special

May raise user's Special Attack.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM61
Will-O-Wisp
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Burns opponent.
TM64
Explosion
Power: 250
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

User faints.
TM66
Payback
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM67
Recycle
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User's used hold item is restored.
TM70
Flash
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
TM73
Thunder Wave
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Status

Paralyzes opponent.
TM74
Gyro Ball
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

The slower the user, the stronger the attack.
TM77
Psych Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Copies the opponent's stat changes.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM85
Dream Eater
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on a sleeping opponent.
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

TM97
Defog
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Lowers opponent's Evasiveness and clears fog.
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Drifloon Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Drifloon can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Memento
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

User faints, sharply lowers opponent's Attack and Special Attack.
Disable
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can't use its last attack for a few turns.
Haze
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Resets all stat changes.
Hypnosis
Power: —
Acc: 60
PP: 20
Status

Puts opponent to sleep.
Clear Smog
Power: 50
Acc: —
PP: 15
Special

Removes all of the target's stat changes.
Body Slam
Power: 85
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May paralyze opponent.
Destiny Bond
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

If the user faints, the opponent also faints.
Weather Ball
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Move's power and type changes with the weather.
Tailwind
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Doubles Speed for 4 turns.
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