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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Phanpy

Phanpy
Long Nose Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Phanpy is a Ground Type Long Nose Pokémon, with a 15.7% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Phanpy can be found with Pickup as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 1 HP EV Yield. We recommend the Brave Nature, based on 330 combined Base Stats.

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Phanpy Stats and Abilities

Based on Phanpy Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Phanpy Highest IV Stat is Attack 60 and the Lowest being Speed 40.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
E
HP90290384
E
Attack60112240
F
Defense60112240
F
Special Attack4076196
F
Special Defense4076196
F
Speed4076196
F
Total330
Phanpy 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 Yield1 HP
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsField
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Pickup
Ability 1
When another Pokémon on the field uses a single-use held item, a Pokémon with Pickup will obtain the used item (if they are not already holding anything) and it can be used again.
Sand Veil
Hidden Ability
Sand Veil raises the ability-bearer's evasion by 20% in a sandstorm. It also gives immunity to sandstorm damage (if they are not already protected by being Ground/Rock/Steel type).

How To Evolve Phanpy in BDSP

Phanpy requires (Level 25) to evolve into Donphan.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Phanpy
Level 25
Donphan

Where To Find Phanpy in BDSP

Phanpy has 3 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 5 Phanpy, within the Route 207 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
Rocky Cave
National
Phanpy
Lv. 16-63
Big Bluff Cavern
National
Phanpy
Lv. 16-63
Route 207
5 - 1%
Phanpy
Lv. 5

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Phanpy Weakness

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

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Water
Grass
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Poison
Rock
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Electric

What pokemon is Phanpy Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Celebi
S
Manaphy
S
Articuno

What pokemon is Phanpy Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Tyranitar
S
Zapdos
S
Raikou
S
Regirock
A
Electivire
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Best Moves Phanpy in BDSP

Best Moveset for Phanpy Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
37
Last Resort
Physical
140
100 5 Can only be used after all other moves are used.
42
Double-Edge
Physical
120
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
28
Take Down
Physical
90
85 20 User receives recoil damage.
24
Slam
Physical
80
75 20

Best Moveset for Phanpy TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM26
Earthquake
Physical
150
100 10 Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TM23
Iron Tail
Physical
100
75 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
TM96
Strength
Physical
80
100 15
TM80
Rock Slide
Physical
75
90 10 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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Phanpy Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
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.
1
Defense Curl
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

Raises user's Defense.
6
Flail
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
10
Rollout
Power: 30
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Physical

Doubles in power each turn for 5 turns.
15
Bulldoze
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
19
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
24
Slam
Power: 80
Acc: 75
PP: 20
Physical

28
Take Down
Power: 90
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
33
Charm
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Attack.
37
Last Resort
Power: 140
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Can only be used after all other moves are used.
42
Double-Edge
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
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Phanpy TM Moves

List of Moves Phanpy 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.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM26
Earthquake
Power:
150
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.
TM37
Sandstorm
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
TM39
Rock Tomb
Power: 60
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
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.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM76
Stealth Rock
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
TM80
Rock Slide
Power: 75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

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

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM83
Bulldoze
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
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.
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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Phanpy Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Phanpy can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Focus Energy
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Increases critical hit ratio.
Body Slam
Power: 85
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May paralyze opponent.
Ancient Power
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all user's stats at once.
Snore
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
Counter
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

When hit by a Physical Attack, user strikes back with 2x power.
Fissure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Physical

One-Hit-KO, if it hits.
Endeavor
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Reduces opponent's HP to same as user's.
Ice Shard
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
Head Smash
Power: 150
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
Mud-Slap
Power:
30
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
Heavy Slam
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

The heavier the user, the stronger the attack.
Play Rough
Power: 90
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May lower opponent's Attack.
High Horsepower
Power:
142.5
Acc: 95
PP: 10
Physical

The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.
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