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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Misdreavus

Misdreavus
Screech Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Misdreavus is a Ghost Type Screech Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Misdreavus can be found with Levitate as an Ability and has a Fast growth rate with a 1 Special Defense EV Yield. We recommend the Timid Nature, based on 435 combined Base Stats.

Shining Pearl Exclusive

Misdreavus Stats and Abilities

Based on Misdreavus Base IVs we consider this pokemon D-Tier choice. Misdreavus Highest IV Stat is Speed 85 and the Lowest being Attack 60.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP60230324
E
Attack60112240
F
Defense60112240
D
Special Attack85157295
E
Special Defense85157295
D
Speed85157295
D
Total435
Misdreavus Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Timid
+10% Speed
-10% Attack
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sweet
Dislikes: Spicy
EV Yield1 Special Defense
Growth RateFast
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsAmorphous
Egg Cycles25 (6,169–6,425 steps)
Abilities Description
Levitate
Ability 1
Levitate causes the Pokémon to be raised (like Flying-type Pokémon).

How To Evolve Misdreavus in BDSP

Misdreavus requires (use Dusk Stone) to evolve into Mismagius.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Misdreavus
use Dusk Stone
Mismagius

Where To Find Misdreavus in BDSP

Misdreavus has 4 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Misdreavus, within the Dazzling 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
Lost Tower
20 - 5%
Misdreavus
Lv. 17
Eterna Forest
20 - 5%
Misdreavus
Lv. 10-11
Stargleam Cavern
Start
Misdreavus
Lv. 16-63
Dazzling Cave
Start
Misdreavus
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Misdreavus Weakness

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

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Ghost
Dark
0.5x
Less Damage
Poison
Bug
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Normal
Fighting

What pokemon is Misdreavus Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Tyranitar
S
Darkrai
B
Umbreon
B
Dusknoir
B
Weavile

What pokemon is Misdreavus Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Arceus
S
Slaking
S
Regigigas
A
Snorlax
A
Blissey
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Best Moves Misdreavus in BDSP

Best Moveset for Misdreavus Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
55
Power Gem
Special
80
100 20 The user attacks with a ray of light that sparkles as if it were made of gemstones.
41
Shadow Ball
Special
120
100 15 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
23
Hex
Special
97.5
100 10 Inflicts more damage if the target has a status condition.
28
Psybeam
Special
65
100 20 May confuse opponent.

Best Moveset for Misdreavus TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM25
Thunder
Special
110
70 10 May paralyze opponent.
TM85
Dream Eater
Special
100
100 15 User recovers half the HP inflicted on a sleeping opponent.
TM29
Psychic
Special
90
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM24
Thunderbolt
Special
90
100 15 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
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Misdreavus Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Growl
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Status

Lowers opponent's Attack.
1
Confusion
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

May confuse opponent.
5
Spite
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

The opponent's last move loses 2-5 PP.
10
Astonish
Power:
45
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
14
Confuse Ray
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Confuses opponent.
19
Mean Look
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Opponent cannot flee or switch.
23
Hex
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Inflicts more damage if the target has a status condition.
28
Psybeam
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
32
Pain Split
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

The user's and opponent's HP becomes the average of both.
37
Payback
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
41
Shadow Ball
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
46
Perish Song
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Any Pokémon in play when this attack is used faints in 3 turns.
50
Grudge
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

If the users faints after using this move, the PP for the opponent's last move is depleted.
55
Power Gem
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

The user attacks with a ray of light that sparkles as if it were made of gemstones.
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Misdreavus TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM04
Calm Mind
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Special Attack and Special Defense.
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.
TM21
Dazzling Gleam
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Hits all adjacent opponents.
TM24
Thunderbolt
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

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

May paralyze opponent.
TM29
Psychic
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM30
Shadow Ball
Power:
120
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.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power: 60
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.
TM48
Skill Swap
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

The user swaps Abilities with the opponent.
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.
TM61
Will-O-Wisp
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Burns opponent.
TM63
Nasty Plot
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
TM66
Payback
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM70
Flash
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
TM73
Thunder Wave
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Status

Paralyzes opponent.
TM77
Psych Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Copies the opponent's stat changes.
TM79
Dark Pulse
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May cause flinching.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM85
Dream Eater
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on a sleeping opponent.
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.
TM92
Trick Room
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Slower Pokémon move first in the turn for 5 turns.
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Misdreavus Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Misdreavus can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Screech
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
Destiny Bond
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

If the user faints, the opponent also faints.
Imprison
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Opponent is unable to use moves that the user also knows.
Memento
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

User faints, sharply lowers opponent's Attack and Special Attack.
Sucker Punch
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

User attacks first, but only works if opponent is readying an attack.
Shadow Sneak
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
Curse
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Ghosts lose 50% of max HP and curse the opponent; Non-Ghosts raise Attack, Defense and lower Speed.
Spite
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

The opponent's last move loses 2-5 PP.
Wonder Room
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Swaps every Pokémon's Defense and Special Defense for 5 turns.
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Spiritomb
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