Guides

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Duskull

Duskull
Requiem Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Duskull is a Ghost Type Requiem Pokémon, with a 24.8% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Duskull can be found with Levitate as an Ability and has a Fast growth rate with a 1 Special Defense EV Yield. We recommend the Relaxed Nature, based on 295 combined Base Stats.

Duskull Stats and Abilities

Based on Duskull Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Duskull Highest IV Stat is Defense 90 and the Lowest being Speed 25.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP20150244
F
Attack4076196
E
Defense90166306
F
Special Attack3058174
E
Special Defense90166306
F
Speed2549163
F
Total295
Duskull Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sour
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield1 Special Defense
Growth RateFast
Catch Rate190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsAmorphous
Egg Cycles25 (6,169–6,425 steps)
Abilities Description
Levitate
Ability 1
Levitate causes the Pokémon to be raised (like Flying-type Pokémon).
Frisk
Hidden Ability
The Pokémon can check a foe's held item.

How To Evolve Duskull in BDSP

Duskull requires (Level 37) to evolve into Dusclops and then (trade holding Reaper Cloth) to evolve into Dusknoir.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Duskull
Level 37
Dusclops
trade holding Reaper Cloth
Dusknoir

Where To Find Duskull in BDSP

Duskull has 3 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Dusclops, within the Dazzling 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 224
100 - 20%
Duskull
Lv. 23
Route 224
20 - 5%
Dusclops
Lv. 53
Stargleam Cavern
Start
Duskull
Lv. 16-63
Stargleam Cavern
National
Dusclops
Lv. 16-63
Dazzling Cave
Start
Duskull
Lv. 16-63
Dazzling Cave
National
Dusclops
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Duskull Weakness

Duskull is a Ghost Type pokemon. This will cause Duskull to take More Damage from Ghost, Dark Type Moves, and Less Damage from Poison, Bug, Normal, Fighting Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Ghost
Dark
0.5x
Less Damage
Poison
Bug
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Normal
Fighting

What pokemon is Duskull Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Tyranitar
S
Darkrai
B
Umbreon
B
Dusknoir
B
Weavile

What pokemon is Duskull Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Arceus
S
Slaking
S
Regigigas
A
Snorlax
A
Blissey
advertisement

Best Moves Duskull in BDSP

Best Moveset for Duskull Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
44
Future Sight
Special
120
100 10 Damage occurs 2 turns later.
40
Shadow Ball
Special
120
100 15 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
32
Hex
Special
97.5
100 10 Inflicts more damage if the target has a status condition.
20
Payback
Physical
50
100 10 Power doubles if the user was attacked first.

Best Moveset for Duskull TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM14
Blizzard
Special
110
70 5 May freeze opponent.
TM85
Dream Eater
Special
100
100 15 User recovers half the HP inflicted on a sleeping opponent.
TM13
Ice Beam
Special
90
100 10 May freeze 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
.

Duskull Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Astonish
Power:
45
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
1
Leer
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
4
Disable
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can't use its last attack for a few turns.
8
Shadow Sneak
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
12
Confuse Ray
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Confuses opponent.
16
Night Shade
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Inflicts damage equal to user's level.
20
Payback
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
24
Will-O-Wisp
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Burns opponent.
28
Mean Look
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Opponent cannot flee or switch.
32
Hex
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Inflicts more damage if the target has a status condition.
36
Curse
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Ghosts lose 50% of max HP and curse the opponent; Non-Ghosts raise Attack, Defense and lower Speed.
40
Shadow Ball
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
44
Future Sight
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Damage occurs 2 turns later.
advertisement

Duskull TM Moves

List of Moves Duskull 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.
TM12
Taunt
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can only use moves that attack.
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.
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.
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.
TM41
Torment
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Opponent cannot use the same move in a row.
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.
TM56
Fling
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power depends on held item.
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.
TM66
Payback
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM70
Flash
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
TM77
Psych Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Copies the opponent's stat changes.
TM79
Dark Pulse
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May cause flinching.
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.
TM92
Trick Room
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Slower Pokémon move first in the turn for 5 turns.
advertisement

Duskull Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Duskull can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Pain Split
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

The user's and opponent's HP becomes the average of both.
Grudge
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

If the users faints after using this move, the PP for the opponent's last move is depleted.
Memento
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

User faints, sharply lowers opponent's Attack and Special Attack.
Haze
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Resets all stat changes.
Imprison
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Opponent is unable to use moves that the user also knows.
Destiny Bond
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

If the user faints, the opponent also faints.
advertisement
Gastly
Haunter
Gengar
Misdreavus
Shuppet
Banette
Dusclops
Drifloon
Drifblim
Mismagius
Spiritomb
Dusknoir
Giratina Altered
Giratina Origin
advertisement
advertisement
advertisement