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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Meganium

Meganium
Herb Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Meganium is a Grass Type Herb Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Meganium can be found with Overgrow as an Ability and has a Medium Slow growth rate with a 1 Defense, 2 Special Defense EV Yield. We recommend the Relaxed Nature, based on 525 combined Base Stats.

National Dex Pokemon

Meganium Stats and Abilities

Based on Meganium Base IVs we consider this pokemon B-Tier choice. Meganium Highest IV Stat is Defense 100 and the Lowest being Speed 80.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
E
HP80270364
D
Attack82152289
D
Defense100184328
D
Special Attack83153291
D
Special Defense100184328
D
Speed80148284
B
Total525
Meganium Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sour
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield1 Defense, 2 Special Defense
Growth RateMedium Slow
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsGrass, Monster
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Overgrow
Ability 1
Overgrow increases the power of Grass-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).
Leaf Guard
Hidden Ability
Leaf Guard prevents the bearer from succumbing to major status ailments (sleep, burns, poisoning, paralysis or freezing) during sunny weather.

How To Evolve Meganium in BDSP

Chikorita requires (Level 16) to evolve into Bayleef and then (Level 32) to evolve into Meganium.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Chikorita
Level 16
Bayleef
Level 32
Meganium

Where To Find Meganium in BDSP

Meganium has 4 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Chikorita, within the Grassland 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
Sunlit Cavern
National
Chikorita
Lv. 16-63
Still-Water Cavern
National
Chikorita
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
National
Chikorita
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
National
Chikorita
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Meganium Weakness

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

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

What pokemon is Meganium Weak Against?

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

What pokemon is Meganium Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Groudon
S
Celebi
S
Garchomp
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Best Moves Meganium in BDSP

Best Moveset for Meganium Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
1
Petal Dance
Special
180
100 10 User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
66
Solar Beam
Special
180
100 10 Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
70
Petal Blizzard
Physical
135
100 15 Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
46
Body Slam
Physical
85
100 15 May paralyze opponent.

Best Moveset for Meganium TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM68
Giga Impact
Physical
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM22
Solar Beam
Special
180
100 10 Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM26
Earthquake
Physical
100
100 10 Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
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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Meganium Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Petal Dance
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
70
Petal Blizzard
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
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.
1
Growl
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Status

Lowers opponent's Attack.
6
Razor Leaf
Power:
82.5
Acc: 95
PP: 25
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
9
Poison Powder
Power: —
Acc: 75
PP: 35
Status

Poisons opponent.
12
Synthesis
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

User recovers HP. Amount varies with the weather.
18
Reflect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Halves damage from Physical attacks for 5 turns.
22
Magical Leaf
Power:
90
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
26
Nature Power
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Uses a certain move based on the current terrain.
34
Sweet Scent
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Evasiveness.
40
Light Screen
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Halves damage from Special attacks for 5 turns.
46
Body Slam
Power: 85
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May paralyze opponent.
54
Safeguard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 25
Status

The user's party is protected from status conditions.
60
Aromatherapy
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Cures all status problems in your party.
66
Solar Beam
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
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Meganium TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM09
Bullet Seed
Power:
37.5
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
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.
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:
112.5
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:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM26
Earthquake
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
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.
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.
TM53
Energy Ball
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
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.
TM83
Bulldoze
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
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: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

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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Meganium Tutor Moves

List of Tutor Moves Meganium can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Frenzy Plant
Power:
225
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
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Bulbasaur
Ivysaur
Venusaur
Oddish
Gloom
Vileplume
Bellsprout
Weepinbell
Victreebel
Exeggcute
Exeggutor
Tangela
Chikorita
Bayleef
Bellossom
Hoppip
Skiploom
Jumpluff
Sunkern
Sunflora
Treecko
Grovyle
Sceptile
Seedot
Nuzleaf
Shiftry
Shroomish
Breloom
Roselia
Cacnea
Cacturne
Tropius
Turtwig
Grotle
Torterra
Budew
Roserade
Cherubi
Cherrim
Carnivine
Snover
Abomasnow
Tangrowth
Leafeon
Shaymin Land
Shaymin Sky
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