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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Ledian

Ledian
Five Star Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Ledian is a Bug and Flying Type Five Star Pokémon, with a 11.8% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Ledian can be found with Swarm, Early Bird and Iron Fist as an Ability and has a Fast growth rate with a 2 Special Defense EV Yield. We recommend the Calm Nature, based on 390 combined Base Stats.

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Ledian Stats and Abilities

Based on Ledian Base IVs we consider this pokemon E-Tier choice. Ledian Highest IV Stat is Special Defense 110 and the Lowest being Attack 35.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP55220314
F
Attack3567185
F
Defense5094218
E
Special Attack55103229
D
Special Defense110202350
D
Speed85157295
E
Total390
Ledian Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Calm
+10% Special Defense
-10% Attack
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Bitter
Dislikes: Spicy
EV Yield2 Special Defense
Growth RateFast
Catch Rate90 (11.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsBug
Egg Cycles15 (3,599–3,855 steps)
Abilities Description
Swarm
Ability 1
Swarm increases the power of Bug-type moves by 50% (1.5x) when the ability-bearer's HP falls below a third of its maximum (known in-game as in a pinch).
Early Bird
Ability 2
The Pokémon awakens quickly from sleep.
Iron Fist
Hidden Ability
Iron Fist increases the power of all punching moves by 20%.

How To Evolve Ledian in BDSP

Ledyba requires (Level 18) to evolve into Ledian.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Ledyba
Level 18
Ledian

Where To Find Ledian in BDSP

Ledian has 8 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Ledian, 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
Route 229
20 - 5%
Ledian
Lv. 52
Swampy Cave
National
Ledian
Lv. 16-63
Sunlit Cavern
National
Ledian
Lv. 16-63
Still-Water Cavern
National
Ledian
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
National
Ledian
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
National
Ledian
Lv. 16-63
Fountainspring Cave
National
Ledian
Lv. 16-63
Bogsunk Cavern
National
Ledian
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Ledian Weakness

Ledian is a Bug and Flying Type pokemon. This will cause Ledian to take More Damage from Flying, Fire, Electric, Ice, Rock Type Moves, and Less Damage from Bug, Ground, Fighting, Grass Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Rock
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Fire
Electric
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Bug
0.25x
Less Damage
Fighting
Grass
Immune to Damage
Ground

What pokemon is Ledian Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Lugia
S
Ho-Oh
S
Rayquaza
S
Dragonite
S
Tyranitar

What pokemon is Ledian Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Groudon
S
Celebi
S
Garchomp
A
Swampert
A
Tangrowth
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Best Moves Ledian in BDSP

Best Moveset for Ledian Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
47
Double-Edge
Physical
120
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
38
Bug Buzz
Special
135
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
42
Air Slash
Special
112.5
95 20 May cause flinching.
8
Swift
Special
60
20 Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.

Best Moveset for Ledian 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.
TM68
Giga Impact
Physical
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM52
Focus Blast
Special
120
70 5 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
.

Ledian Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Tackle
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
5
Supersonic
Power: —
Acc: 55
PP: 20
Status

Confuses opponent.
8
Swift
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
12
Light Screen
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Halves damage from Special attacks for 5 turns.
12
Reflect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Halves damage from Physical attacks for 5 turns.
12
Safeguard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 25
Status

The user's party is protected from status conditions.
15
Mach Punch
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
20
Roost
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User recovers half of its max HP and loses the Flying type temporarily.
24
Struggle Bug
Power:
75
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

Lowers opponent's Special Attack.
29
Baton Pass
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

User switches out and gives stat changes to the incoming Pokémon.
33
Agility
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
38
Bug Buzz
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
42
Air Slash
Power:
112.5
Acc: 95
PP: 20
Special

May cause flinching.
47
Double-Edge
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
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Ledian TM Moves

List of Moves Ledian 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.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
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.
TM19
Giga Drain
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM20
Safeguard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 25
Status

The user's party is protected from status conditions.
TM22
Solar Beam
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
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.
TM33
Reflect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Halves damage from Physical attacks for 5 turns.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power:
90
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

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.
TM51
Roost
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User recovers half of its max HP and loses the Flying type temporarily.
TM52
Focus Blast
Power: 120
Acc: 70
PP: 5
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
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.
TM60
Drain Punch
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM62
Bug Buzz
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM68
Giga Impact
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
TM70
Flash
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
TM75
Swords Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
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.
TM89
U-turn
Power:
105
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.
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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