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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Linoone

Linoone
Rushing Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Linoone is a Normal Type Rushing Pokémon, with a 11.8% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Linoone can be found with Pickup, Gluttony and Quick Feet as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 2 Speed EV Yield. We recommend the Jolly Nature, based on 420 combined Base Stats.

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Linoone Stats and Abilities

Based on Linoone Base IVs we consider this pokemon D-Tier choice. Linoone Highest IV Stat is Speed 100 and the Lowest being Special Attack 50.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
E
HP78266360
E
Attack70130262
F
Defense61114243
F
Special Attack5094218
F
Special Defense61114243
C
Speed100184328
D
Total420
Linoone Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Jolly
+10% Speed
-10% Special Attack
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
50% Potion
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sweet
Dislikes: Dry
EV Yield2 Speed
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate90 (11.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsField
Egg Cycles15 (3,599–3,855 steps)
Abilities Description
Pickup
Ability 1
When another Pokémon on the field uses a single-use held item, a Pokémon with Pickup will obtain the used item (if they are not already holding anything) and it can be used again.
Gluttony
Ability 2
A Pokémon with Gluttony will use a pinch berry when its HP drops to 50%, rather than the usual 25%.
Quick Feet
Hidden Ability
Quick Feet raises the ability-bearer's Speed by 50% when inflicted by a major status ailment (poison, burn, paralysis, freeze or sleep). If paralyzed, the Pokémon does not suffer the usual drop in Speed.

How To Evolve Linoone in BDSP

Zigzagoon requires (Level 20) to evolve into Linoone.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Zigzagoon
Level 20
Linoone

Where To Find Linoone in BDSP

Linoone has 4 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 3 Zigzagoon, within the Route 202 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
Spacious Cave
National
Zigzagoon
Lv. 16-63
Rocky Cave
National
Zigzagoon
Lv. 16-63
Big Bluff Cavern
National
Zigzagoon
Lv. 16-63
Route 202
5 - 1%
Zigzagoon
Lv. 3

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Linoone Weakness

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

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Fighting
0.5x
Less Damage
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Ghost

What pokemon is Linoone Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
A
Infernape
A
Blaziken
B
Lucario
B
Gallade
B
Poliwrath

What pokemon is Linoone Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
B
Dusknoir
B
Gengar
C
Drifblim
C
Mismagius
C
Spiritomb
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Best Moves Linoone in BDSP

Best Moveset for Linoone Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
48
Double-Edge
Physical
180
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
28
Take Down
Physical
135
85 20 User receives recoil damage.
12
Headbutt
Physical
105
100 15 May cause flinching.
1
Slash
Physical
105
100 20 High critical hit ratio.

Best Moveset for Linoone TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM68
Giga Impact
Physical
225
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Special
225
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM14
Blizzard
Special
110
70 5 May freeze opponent.
TM25
Thunder
Special
110
70 10 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
.

Linoone Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Slash
Power:
105
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
1
Switcheroo
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Swaps held items with the opponent.
1
Pin Missile
Power: 25
Acc: 95
PP: 20
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
1
Baby-Doll Eyes
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Always goes first. Lowers the target's attack.
1
Tackle
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
1
Growl
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Status

Lowers opponent's Attack.
1
Sand Attack
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
1
Tail Whip
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
9
Covet
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Opponent's item is stolen by the user.
12
Headbutt
Power:
105
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
15
Hone Claws
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Attack and Accuracy.
18
Fury Swipes
Power:
27
Acc: 80
PP: 15
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
23
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
28
Take Down
Power:
135
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
33
Fling
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power depends on held item.
38
Flail
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
43
Belly Drum
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User loses 50% of its max HP, but Attack raises to maximum.
48
Double-Edge
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
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Linoone TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM03
Water Pulse
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
TM05
Roar
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
TM10
Work Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny 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.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Power:
225
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
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.
TM24
Thunderbolt
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM25
Thunder
Power: 110
Acc: 70
PP: 10
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM28
Dig
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM30
Shadow Ball
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM34
Shock Wave
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM42
Facade
Power:
105
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.
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.
TM65
Shadow Claw
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM68
Giga Impact
Power:
225
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
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.
TM86
Grass Knot
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
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:
75
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

TM95
Surf
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TM96
Strength
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

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

May lower opponent's Defense.
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