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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Moltres

Moltres
Flame Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Moltres is a Fire and Flying Type Flame Pokémon, with a 0.4% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Moltres can be found with Pressure as an Ability and has a Slow growth rate with a 3 Special Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Rash Nature, based on 580 combined Base Stats.

Shining Pearl Exclusive
National Dex Pokemon

Moltres Stats and Abilities

Based on Moltres Base IVs we consider this pokemon S-Tier choice. Moltres Highest IV Stat is Special Attack 125 and the Lowest being Special Defense 85.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
E
HP90290384
C
Attack100184328
E
Defense90166306
S
Special Attack125229383
E
Special Defense85157295
D
Speed90166306
S
Total580
Moltres Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Rash
+10% Special Attack
-10% Special Defense
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Dry
Dislikes: Bitter
EV Yield3 Special Attack
Growth RateSlow
Catch Rate3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsUndiscovered
Egg Cycles80 (20,304–20,560 steps)
Abilities Description
Pressure
Ability 1
Pressure makes any attack targeted at the ability-bearer - regardless of whether it hits - use 2 PP instead of 1.
Flame Body
Hidden Ability
If a Pokémon with Flame Body is hit by a move that makes contact, there is a 30% chance the attacker will become burned.

How To Evolve Moltres in BDSP

The Pokemon Moltres does not have an evolution in the Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Series.

Where To Find Moltres in BDSP

How To Get Moltres In Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. Moltres is a Legendary Bird Pokemon alongside Zapdos and Articuno.

Shining Pearl Exclusive Pokemon

  1. First obtain the Explorer Kit from the Old Man in Eterna City.
  2. Go underground, while in the Grand Underground you have a Rare chance while mining to mine a Mysterious Shard.
  3. After you have beat the game (Battling and Winning the Champion) - You will need 3 Mysterious Shards or 1 Mysterious Shard L to obtain the Kanto Slate.
  4. Travel to Ramanas Park located in Route 221, after you enter you can purchase the Kanto Slate from one of the Vendors.
  5. NOTE: You will need to purchase the current Slates available before new slates will appear in shop.
  6. Take the Kanto Slate to the corresponding room and place it on the pedestal, you will be transported and the Moltres encounter will begin. 1 Kanto Slate per encounter.

Moltres has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. ? Moltres, within the Ramanas Park location using the Interact method.

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
Ramanas Park
Interact
Moltres
Lv. ?

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Moltres Weakness

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

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Rock
2.0x
More Damage
Water
Electric
0.5x
Less Damage
Steel
Fire
Fairy
Fighting
0.25x
Less Damage
Bug
Grass
Immune to Damage
Ground

What pokemon is Moltres Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Tyranitar
S
Manaphy
S
Zapdos

What pokemon is Moltres Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Ho-Oh
S
Dialga
S
Groudon
S
Celebi
S
Metagross
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Best Moves Moltres in BDSP

Best Moveset for Moltres Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
70
Sky Attack
Physical
210
90 5 Charges on first turn, attacks on second. May cause flinching.
65
Burn Up
Special
195
100 5 To inflict massive damage, the user burns itself out. After using this move, the user will no longer be Fire type.
55
Hurricane
Special
165
70 10 May confuse opponent.
45
Heat Wave
Special
142.5
90 10 May burn opponent.

Best Moveset for Moltres 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.
TM50
Overheat
Special
195
90 5 Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
TM22
Solar Beam
Special
120
100 10 Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
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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Moltres Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Gust
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Special

Hits Pokémon using Fly/Bounce with double power.
1
Leer
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
5
Ember
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

May burn opponent.
10
Safeguard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 25
Status

The user's party is protected from status conditions.
15
Wing Attack
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

20
Agility
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
25
Ancient Power
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all user's stats at once.
30
Incinerate
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Destroys the target's held berry.
35
Air Slash
Power:
112.5
Acc: 95
PP: 20
Special

May cause flinching.
40
Roost
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User recovers half of its max HP and loses the Flying type temporarily.
45
Heat Wave
Power:
142.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Special

May burn opponent.
50
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
55
Hurricane
Power:
165
Acc: 70
PP: 10
Special

May confuse opponent.
60
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
65
Burn Up
Power:
195
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

To inflict massive damage, the user burns itself out. After using this move, the user will no longer be Fire type.
70
Sky Attack
Power:
210
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

Charges on first turn, attacks on second. May cause flinching.
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Moltres TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM05
Roar
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
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.
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.
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.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM35
Flamethrower
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
TM37
Sandstorm
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
TM38
Fire Blast
Power:
165
Acc: 85
PP: 5
Special

May burn opponent.
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.
TM47
Steel Wing
Power: 70
Acc: 90
PP: 25
Physical

May raise user's Defense.
TM50
Overheat
Power:
195
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
TM51
Roost
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User recovers half of its max HP and loses the Flying type temporarily.
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.
TM68
Giga Impact
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
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.
TM88
Pluck
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

If the opponent is holding a berry, its effect is stolen by user.
TM89
U-turn
Power: 70
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.
TM94
Fly
Power:
135
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Flies up on first turn, attacks on second turn.
TM97
Defog
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Lowers opponent's Evasiveness and clears fog.
TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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