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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Gligar

Gligar
FlyScorpion Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Gligar is a Ground and Flying Type FlyScorpion Pokémon, with a 7.8% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Gligar can be found with Hyper Cutter, Sand Veil and Immunity as an Ability and has a Medium Slow growth rate with a 1 Defense EV Yield. We recommend the Impish Nature, based on 430 combined Base Stats.

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Gligar Stats and Abilities

Based on Gligar Base IVs we consider this pokemon D-Tier choice. Gligar Highest IV Stat is Defense 105 and the Lowest being Special Attack 35.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP65240334
D
Attack75139273
D
Defense105193339
F
Special Attack3567185
F
Special Defense65121251
D
Speed85157295
D
Total430
Gligar Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Impish
+10% Defense
-10% Special Attack
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sour
Dislikes: Dry
EV Yield1 Defense
Growth RateMedium Slow
Catch Rate60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsBug
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Hyper Cutter
Ability 1
Hyper Cutter prevents the bearer's Attack stat from being lowered by other Pokémon, through moves such as Growl or abilities such as Intimidate.
Sand Veil
Ability 2
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).
Immunity
Hidden Ability
Prevents the Pokémon from getting poisoned.

How To Evolve Gligar in BDSP

Gligar requires (hold Razor Fang, Nighttime) to evolve into Gliscor.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Gligar
hold Razor Fang , Nighttime
Gliscor

Where To Find Gligar in BDSP

Gligar has 5 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Gligar, within the Bogsunk Cavern 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
Big Bluff Cavern
National
Gligar
Lv. 16-63
Swampy Cave
Start
Gligar
Lv. 16-63
Sunlit Cavern
Start
Gligar
Lv. 16-63
Rocky Cave
Start
Gligar
Lv. 16-63
Bogsunk Cavern
Start
Gligar
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Gligar Weakness

Gligar is a Ground and Flying Type pokemon. This will cause Gligar to take More Damage from Water, Ice Type Moves, and Less Damage from Poison, Fighting, Bug, Ground Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Ice
2.0x
More Damage
Water
0.5x
Less Damage
Poison
Fighting
Bug
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Ground

What pokemon is Gligar Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Manaphy
S
Articuno
S
Suicune

What pokemon is Gligar Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Groudon
S
Garchomp
A
Swampert
A
Crobat
A
Rhyperior
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Best Moves Gligar in BDSP

Best Moveset for Gligar Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
45
Earthquake
Physical
150
100 10 Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
40
X-Scissor
Physical
80
100 15 The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
27
Slash
Physical
70
100 20 High critical hit ratio.
30
U-turn
Physical
70
100 20 User switches out immediately after attacking.

Best Moveset for Gligar 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.
TM23
Iron Tail
Physical
100
75 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
TM71
Stone Edge
Physical
100
80 5 High critical hit ratio.
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Special
90
100 10 May poison 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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Gligar Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Poison Sting
Power: 15
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

May poison the opponent.
4
Sand Attack
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
7
Harden
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Raises user's Defense.
10
Knock Off
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Removes opponent's held item for the rest of the battle.
13
Quick Attack
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
16
Fury Cutter
Power: 40
Acc: 95
PP: 20
Physical

Power increases each turn.
19
Mud-Slap
Power:
30
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
22
Acrobatics
Power:
82.5
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Stronger when the user does not have a held item.
27
Slash
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
30
U-turn
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

User switches out immediately after attacking.
35
Screech
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
40
X-Scissor
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
45
Earthquake
Power:
150
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
50
Swords Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
55
Guillotine
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Physical

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

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

TM Move Desc
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.
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.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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.
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.
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:
90
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and 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.
TM47
Steel Wing
Power: 70
Acc: 90
PP: 25
Physical

May raise user's Defense.
TM51
Roost
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User recovers half of its max HP and loses the Flying type temporarily.
TM54
False Swipe
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Physical

Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.
TM56
Fling
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power depends on held item.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM66
Payback
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM69
Rock Polish
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
TM71
Stone Edge
Power: 100
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM75
Swords Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
TM76
Stealth Rock
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
TM79
Dark Pulse
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May cause flinching.
TM80
Rock Slide
Power: 75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
TM81
X-Scissor
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
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.
TM84
Poison Jab
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

May poison the opponent.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM89
U-turn
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

User switches out immediately after attacking.
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

TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

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

Lowers opponent's Evasiveness and clears fog.
TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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Gligar Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Gligar can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Metal Claw
Power: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 35
Physical

May raise user's Attack.
Wing Attack
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

Counter
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

When hit by a Physical Attack, user strikes back with 2x power.
Sand Tomb
Power:
52.5
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Physical

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

Sharply raises user's Speed.
Baton Pass
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

User switches out and gives stat changes to the incoming Pokémon.
Double-Edge
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
Feint
Power: 30
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Only hits if opponent uses Protect or Detect in the same turn.
Night Slash
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Cross Poison
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio. May poison opponent.
Power Trick
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User's own Attack and Defense switch.
Poison Tail
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

High critical hit ratio. May poison opponent.
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