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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Porygon

Porygon
Virtual Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Porygon is a Normal Type Virtual Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Porygon can be found with Trace, Download and Analytic as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 1 Special Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Quiet Nature, based on 395 combined Base Stats.

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Porygon Stats and Abilities

Based on Porygon Base IVs we consider this pokemon D-Tier choice. Porygon Highest IV Stat is Special Attack 85 and the Lowest being Speed 40.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP65240334
E
Attack60112240
E
Defense70130262
D
Special Attack85157295
E
Special Defense75139273
F
Speed4076196
D
Total395
Porygon Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Quiet
+10% Special Attack
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Dry
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield1 Special Attack
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsMineral
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Trace
Ability 1
The Pokémon copies a foe's Ability.
Download
Ability 2
Download raises either the bearer's Attack or Special Attack by one stage when switching into battle, base on the opponent's defenses.
Analytic
Hidden Ability
Boosts move power when the Pokémon moves last.

How To Evolve Porygon in BDSP

Porygon requires (trade holding Up Grade) to evolve into Porygon2 and then (trade holding Dubious Disc) to evolve into Porygon-Z.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Porygon
trade holding Up Grade
Porygon2
trade holding Dubious Disc
Porygon-Z

Where To Find Porygon in BDSP

How To Get Porygon In Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. Porygon is a Normal type Pokemon which its highest stat is its Special Attack. Using certain items can evolve it into Porygon2 and finally Poyrgon-Z. It can be found as one of the Daily Pokemon at the Mansion, the Daily Pokemon change daily, however.

Location: Trophy Garden

  1. First, obtain the National Pokedex
  2. Go to the Pokemon Mansion located on Route 212.
  3. Speak to Mr. Backlot on the east side of the Mansion to get a list of Pokemon that can be caught in the garden- be sure Porygon is one of them.
  4. Once you confirm Porygon can be found in the Trophy Garden, go out and search for it until you encounter and catch it.

Porygon has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16 Porygon, within the Trophy Garden location using the Walking 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
Trophy Garden
100 - 20%
Porygon
Lv. 16

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Porygon Weakness

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

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Fighting
0.5x
Less Damage
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Ghost

What pokemon is Porygon Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
A
Infernape
A
Blaziken
B
Lucario
B
Gallade
B
Poliwrath

What pokemon is Porygon Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
B
Dusknoir
B
Gengar
C
Drifblim
C
Mismagius
C
Spiritomb
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Best Moves Porygon in BDSP

Best Moveset for Porygon Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
60
Zap Cannon
Special
120
50 5 Paralyzes opponent.
40
Discharge
Special
80
100 15 May paralyze opponent.
45
Tri Attack
Special
120
100 10 May paralyze, burn or freeze opponent.
20
Psybeam
Special
65
100 20 May confuse opponent.

Best Moveset for Porygon TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM68
Giga Impact
Physical
225
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Special
225
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM22
Solar Beam
Special
120
100 10 Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM14
Blizzard
Special
110
70 5 May freeze 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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Porygon Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Tackle
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
1
Conversion
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Changes user's type to that of its first move.
5
Recycle
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User's used hold item is restored.
10
Magnet Rise
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User becomes immune to Ground-type moves for 5 turns.
15
Thunder Shock
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Special

May paralyze opponent.
20
Psybeam
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
25
Conversion 2
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

User changes type to become resistant to opponent's last move.
30
Agility
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
35
Recover
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User recovers half its max HP.
40
Discharge
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
45
Tri Attack
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May paralyze, burn or freeze opponent.
50
Magic Coat
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Reflects moves that cause status conditions back to the attacker.
55
Lock-On
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

User's next attack is guaranteed to hit.
60
Zap Cannon
Power: 120
Acc: 50
PP: 5
Special

Paralyzes opponent.
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Porygon TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM13
Ice Beam
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM14
Blizzard
Power: 110
Acc: 70
PP: 5
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Power:
225
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.
TM22
Solar Beam
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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: 80
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.
TM42
Facade
Power:
105
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.
TM46
Thief
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Also steals opponent's held item.
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.
TM67
Recycle
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User's used hold item is restored.
TM68
Giga Impact
Power:
225
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
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.
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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