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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Elekid

Elekid
Electric Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Elekid is a Electric Type Electric Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Elekid can be found with Static as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 1 Speed EV Yield. We recommend the Hasty Nature, based on 360 combined Base Stats.

Elekid Stats and Abilities

Based on Elekid Base IVs we consider this pokemon E-Tier choice. Elekid Highest IV Stat is Speed 95 and the Lowest being Defense 37.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP45200294
E
Attack63117247
F
Defense3771190
E
Special Attack65121251
F
Special Defense55103229
D
Speed95175317
E
Total360
Elekid 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 Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsUndiscovered
Egg Cycles25 (6,169–6,425 steps)
Abilities Description
Static
Ability 1
If a Pokémon with Static is hit by a move making contact, there is a 30% chance the foe will become paralyzed.
Vital Spirit
Hidden Ability
Vital Spirit prevents the ability-bearer from falling asleep. This means that it also prevents the use of the move Rest.

How To Evolve Elekid in BDSP

Elekid requires (Level 30) to evolve into Electabuzz and then (trade holding Electirizer) to evolve into Electivire.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Elekid
Level 30
Electabuzz
trade holding Electirizer
Electivire

Where To Find Elekid in BDSP

Elekid has 4 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Elekid, 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
Whiteout Cave
Start
Elekid
Lv. 16-63
Stargleam Cavern
Start
Elekid
Lv. 16-63
Glacial Cavern
Start
Elekid
Lv. 16-63
Dazzling Cave
Start
Elekid
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Elekid Weakness

Elekid is a Electric Type pokemon. This will cause Elekid to take More Damage from Ground Type Moves, and Less Damage from Flying, Steel, Electric Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Ground
0.5x
Less Damage
Flying
Steel
Electric
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Elekid Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Groudon
S
Garchomp
A
Swampert
A
Rhyperior
A
Mamoswine

What pokemon is Elekid Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Lugia
S
Ho-Oh
S
Rayquaza
S
Dialga
S
Dragonite
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Best Moves Elekid in BDSP

Best Moveset for Elekid Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
48
Thunder
Special
165
70 10 May paralyze opponent.
40
Thunderbolt
Special
135
100 15 May paralyze opponent.
32
Discharge
Special
120
100 15 May paralyze opponent.
28
Thunder Punch
Physical
112.5
100 15 May paralyze opponent.

Best Moveset for Elekid TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM01
Focus Punch
Physical
150
100 20 If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
TM25
Thunder
Special
165
70 10 May paralyze opponent.
TM29
Psychic
Special
90
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM24
Thunderbolt
Special
135
100 15 May paralyze 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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Elekid Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Quick Attack
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
1
Leer
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
4
Thunder Shock
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Special

May paralyze opponent.
8
Charge
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Special Defense and next Electric move's power increases.
12
Swift
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
16
Shock Wave
Power:
90
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
20
Thunder Wave
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Status

Paralyzes opponent.
24
Screech
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
28
Thunder Punch
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May paralyze opponent.
32
Discharge
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
36
Low Kick
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
40
Thunderbolt
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
44
Light Screen
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Halves damage from Special attacks for 5 turns.
48
Thunder
Power:
165
Acc: 70
PP: 10
Special

May paralyze opponent.
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Elekid TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM01
Focus Punch
Power: 150
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
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.
TM24
Thunderbolt
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM25
Thunder
Power:
165
Acc: 70
PP: 10
Special

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

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM31
Brick Break
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM34
Shock Wave
Power:
90
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.
TM43
Volt Switch
Power:
105
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

User must switch out after attacking.
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.
TM56
Fling
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power depends on held item.
TM57
Charge Beam
Power:
75
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.
TM70
Flash
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
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.
TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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Elekid Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Elekid can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Cross Chop
Power: 100
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Dynamic Punch
Power: 100
Acc: 50
PP: 5
Physical

Confuses opponent.
Hammer Arm
Power: 100
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

Lowers user's Speed.
Feint
Power: 30
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Only hits if opponent uses Protect or Detect in the same turn.
Fire Punch
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May burn opponent.
Ice Punch
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May freeze opponent.
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