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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Krabby

Krabby
River Crab Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Krabby is a Water Type River Crab Pokémon, with a 29.4% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Krabby can be found with Hyper Cutter, Shell Armor and Sheer Force as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 1 Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Adamant Nature, based on 325 combined Base Stats.

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Krabby Stats and Abilities

Based on Krabby Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Krabby Highest IV Stat is Attack 105 and the Lowest being Special Attack 25.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP30170264
C
Attack105193339
E
Defense90166306
F
Special Attack2549163
F
Special Defense2549163
F
Speed5094218
F
Total325
Krabby Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Adamant
+10% Attack
-10% Special Attack
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Dry
EV Yield1 Attack
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate225 (29.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsWater 3
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.
Shell Armor
Ability 2
Shell Armor prevents the Pokémon from receiving a critical hit.
Sheer Force
Hidden Ability
Sheer Force increases the power of moves that have beneficial secondary effects by 30%, but removes those additional effects.

How To Evolve Krabby in BDSP

Krabby requires (Level 28) to evolve into Kingler.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Krabby
Level 28
Kingler

Where To Find Krabby in BDSP

Krabby has 4 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 52 Krabby, within the Route 226 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
Stargleam Cavern
National
Krabby
Lv. 16-63
Spacious Cave
National
Krabby
Lv. 16-63
Dazzling Cave
National
Krabby
Lv. 16-63
Route 226
5 - 1%
Krabby
Lv. 52

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Krabby Weakness

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

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

What pokemon is Krabby Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Celebi
S
Zapdos
S
Raikou
A
Electivire
A
Tangrowth

What pokemon is Krabby Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Ho-Oh
S
Dialga
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Metagross
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Best Moves Krabby in BDSP

Best Moveset for Krabby Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
44
Crabhammer
Physical
150
90 10 High critical hit ratio.
36
Slam
Physical
80
75 20
32
Razor Shell
Physical
112.5
95 10 May lower opponent's Defense.
20
Bubble Beam
Special
97.5
100 20 May lower opponent's Speed.

Best Moveset for Krabby TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM14
Blizzard
Special
110
70 5 May freeze opponent.
TM13
Ice Beam
Special
90
100 10 May freeze opponent.
TM95
Surf
Special
135
100 15 Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TM28
Dig
Physical
80
100 10 Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
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
.

Krabby Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Water Gun
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

1
Leer
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
4
Harden
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Raises user's Defense.
8
Metal Claw
Power: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 35
Physical

May raise user's Attack.
12
Mud Shot
Power: 55
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Special

Lowers opponent's Speed.
16
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
20
Bubble Beam
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May lower opponent's Speed.
24
Stomp
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

May cause flinching.
29
Flail
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
32
Razor Shell
Power:
112.5
Acc: 95
PP: 10
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
36
Slam
Power: 80
Acc: 75
PP: 20
Physical

40
Swords Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
44
Crabhammer
Power:
150
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
48
Guillotine
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Physical

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

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

TM Move Desc
TM03
Water Pulse
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

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

Non-Ice types are damaged 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.
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.
TM28
Dig
Power: 80
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.
TM39
Rock Tomb
Power: 60
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
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.
TM49
Scald
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
TM54
False Swipe
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Physical

Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.
TM55
Brine
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.
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.
TM75
Swords Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
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.
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

TM95
Surf
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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Krabby Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Krabby can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Knock Off
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Removes opponent's held item for the rest of the battle.
Ancient Power
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all user's stats at once.
Hammer Arm
Power: 100
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

Lowers user's Speed.
Slash
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Night Slash
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Haze
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

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

Sharply raises user's Special Defense.
Flail
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
Slam
Power: 80
Acc: 75
PP: 20
Physical

Tickle
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Attack and Defense.
Agility
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
Ally Switch
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

User switches with opposite teammate.
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