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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Murkrow

Murkrow
Darkness Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Murkrow is a Dark and Flying Type Darkness Pokémon, with a 3.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Murkrow can be found with Insomnia, Super Luck and Prankster as an Ability and has a Medium Slow growth rate with a 1 Speed EV Yield. We recommend the Hasty Nature, based on 405 combined Base Stats.

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Murkrow Stats and Abilities

Based on Murkrow Base IVs we consider this pokemon D-Tier choice. Murkrow Highest IV Stat is Speed 91 and the Lowest being Defense 42.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP60230324
D
Attack85157295
F
Defense4280201
D
Special Attack85157295
F
Special Defense4280201
D
Speed91168309
D
Total405
Murkrow Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Hasty
+10% Speed
-10% Defense
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sweet
Dislikes: Sour
EV Yield1 Speed
Growth RateMedium Slow
Catch Rate30 (3.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsFlying
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Insomnia
Ability 1
Insomnia prevents the ability-bearer from falling asleep, both from moves by other Pokémon like Sing, and self-inflicted sleep like Rest.
Super Luck
Ability 2
Super Luck raises the ability-bearer's critical-hit ratio by one stage (for most moves this increases from a 1/16 chance to 1/8).
Prankster
Hidden Ability
Prankster increases the priority of status moves by +1.

How To Evolve Murkrow in BDSP

Murkrow requires (use Dusk Stone) to evolve into Honchkrow.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Murkrow
use Dusk Stone
Honchkrow

Where To Find Murkrow in BDSP

Murkrow has 7 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Murkrow, 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
Lost Tower
20 - 5%
Murkrow
Lv. 17
Eterna Forest
20 - 5%
Murkrow
Lv. 10-11
Sunlit Cavern
Start
Murkrow
Lv. 16-63
Still-Water Cavern
Start
Murkrow
Lv. 16-63
Spacious Cave
Start
Murkrow
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
Start
Murkrow
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
Start
Murkrow
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Murkrow Weakness

Murkrow is a Dark and Flying Type pokemon. This will cause Murkrow to take More Damage from Fairy, Rock, Electric, Ice Type Moves, and Less Damage from Ghost, Dark, Grass, Psychic, Ground Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Fairy
Rock
Electric
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Ghost
Dark
Grass
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Psychic
Ground

What pokemon is Murkrow Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Tyranitar
S
Articuno
S
Zapdos
S
Raikou
S
Regirock

What pokemon is Murkrow Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Mewtwo
S
Lugia
S
Groudon
S
Tyranitar
S
Celebi
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Best Moves Murkrow in BDSP

Best Moveset for Murkrow Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
45
Foul Play
Physical
142.5
100 15 Uses the opponent's Attack stat.
55
Sucker Punch
Physical
105
100 5 User attacks first, but only works if opponent is readying an attack.
35
Air Cutter
Special
90
95 25 High critical hit ratio.
25
Assurance
Physical
90
100 10 Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.

Best Moveset for Murkrow TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM85
Dream Eater
Special
100
100 15 User recovers half the HP inflicted on a sleeping opponent.
TM94
Fly
Physical
135
95 15 Flies up on first turn, attacks on second turn.
TM29
Psychic
Special
90
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM79
Dark Pulse
Special
120
100 15 May cause flinching.
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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Murkrow Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Peck
Power:
52.5
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

1
Astonish
Power: 30
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
5
Gust
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Special

Hits Pokémon using Fly/Bounce with double power.
11
Haze
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Resets all stat changes.
15
Wing Attack
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

21
Night Shade
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Inflicts damage equal to user's level.
25
Assurance
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.
31
Taunt
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can only use moves that attack.
35
Air Cutter
Power:
90
Acc: 95
PP: 25
Special

High critical hit ratio.
41
Mean Look
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Opponent cannot flee or switch.
45
Foul Play
Power:
142.5
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Uses the opponent's Attack stat.
50
Tailwind
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Doubles Speed for 4 turns.
55
Sucker Punch
Power:
105
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

User attacks first, but only works if opponent is readying an attack.
61
Torment
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Opponent cannot use the same move in a row.
65
Quash
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Makes the target act last this turn.
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Murkrow TM Moves

List of Moves Murkrow 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.
TM29
Psychic
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
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.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power:
90
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:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Also steals opponent's held item.
TM47
Steel Wing
Power: 70
Acc: 90
PP: 25
Physical

May raise user's Defense.
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.
TM66
Payback
Power:
75
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
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.
TM78
Snarl
Power:
82.5
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Special

Lowers opponent's Special Attack.
TM79
Dark Pulse
Power:
120
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.
TM88
Pluck
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

If the opponent is holding a berry, its effect is stolen by user.
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.
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Murkrow Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Murkrow can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Whirlwind
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
Drill Peck
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Wing Attack
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

Sky Attack
Power:
210
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

Charges on first turn, attacks on second. May cause flinching.
Confuse Ray
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Confuses opponent.
Feather Dance
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Attack.
Perish Song
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Any Pokémon in play when this attack is used faints in 3 turns.
Psycho Shift
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Status

Gives the opponent the user's status condition, if it hits.
Screech
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
Brave Bird
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
Assurance
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.
Flatter
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Confuses opponent, but raises its Special Attack by two stages.
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