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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Parasect

Parasect
Mushroom Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Parasect is a Bug and Grass Type Mushroom Pokémon, with a 9.8% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Parasect can be found with Effect Spore, Dry Skin and Damp as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 2 Attack, 1 Defense EV Yield. We recommend the Brave Nature, based on 405 combined Base Stats.

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Parasect Stats and Abilities

Based on Parasect Base IVs we consider this pokemon D-Tier choice. Parasect Highest IV Stat is Attack 95 and the Lowest being Speed 30.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP60230324
C
Attack95175317
E
Defense80148284
E
Special Attack60112240
E
Special Defense80148284
F
Speed3058174
D
Total405
Parasect Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Brave
+10% Attack
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield2 Attack, 1 Defense
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsBug, Grass
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Effect Spore
Ability 1
Contact may poison or cause paralysis or sleep.
Dry Skin
Ability 2
Dry Skin causes several effects:
Damp
Hidden Ability
Damp prevents all Pokémon on the field from using the moves Selfdestruct and Explosion. It also prevents damage (to the Damp Pokémon only) from the ability Aftermath.

How To Evolve Parasect in BDSP

Paras requires (Level 24) to evolve into Parasect.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Paras
Level 24
Parasect

Where To Find Parasect in BDSP

Parasect has 5 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Paras, within the Bogsunk Cavern 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
Great Marsh
20 - 5%
Paras
Lv. 20-26
Swampy Cave
National
Paras
Lv. 16-63
Sunlit Cavern
National
Paras
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
National
Paras
Lv. 16-63
Bogsunk Cavern
National
Paras
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Parasect Weakness

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

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

What pokemon is Parasect Weak Against?

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

What pokemon is Parasect Strong Against?

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

Best Moveset for Parasect Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
66
X-Scissor
Physical
120
100 15 The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
44
Giga Drain
Special
112.5
100 10 User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
1
Cross Poison
Physical
70
100 20 High critical hit ratio. May poison opponent.
29
Slash
Physical
70
100 20 High critical hit ratio.

Best Moveset for Parasect 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.
TM53
Energy Ball
Special
135
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
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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Parasect Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Cross Poison
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio. May poison opponent.
1
Scratch
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

6
Stun Spore
Power: —
Acc: 75
PP: 30
Status

Paralyzes opponent.
6
Poison Powder
Power: —
Acc: 75
PP: 35
Status

Poisons opponent.
11
Absorb
Power:
30
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
17
Fury Cutter
Power:
60
Acc: 95
PP: 20
Physical

Power increases each turn.
22
Spore
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Puts opponent to sleep.
29
Slash
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
37
Growth
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
44
Giga Drain
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
51
Aromatherapy
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Cures all status problems in your party.
59
Rage Powder
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Forces attacks to hit user, not team-mates.
66
X-Scissor
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
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Parasect TM Moves

List of Moves Parasect 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.
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.
TM22
Solar Beam
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM28
Dig
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM31
Brick Break
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May poison opponent.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power: 60
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.
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.
TM53
Energy Ball
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM54
False Swipe
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Physical

Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.
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.
TM81
X-Scissor
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
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: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

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

May lower opponent's Defense.
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