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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Purugly

Purugly
Tiger Cat Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Purugly is a Normal Type Tiger Cat Pokémon, with a 9.8% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Purugly can be found with Thick Fat, Own Tempo and Defiant as an Ability and has a Fast growth rate with a 2 Speed EV Yield. We recommend the Naive Nature, based on 452 combined Base Stats.

Shining Pearl Exclusive

Purugly Stats and Abilities

Based on Purugly Base IVs we consider this pokemon C-Tier choice. Purugly Highest IV Stat is Speed 112 and the Lowest being Special Defense 59.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP71252346
D
Attack82152289
F
Defense64119249
E
Special Attack64119249
F
Special Defense59110238
C
Speed112206355
C
Total452
Purugly Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Naive
+10% Speed
-10% Special Defense
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sweet
Dislikes: Bitter
EV Yield2 Speed
Growth RateFast
Catch Rate75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsField
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Thick Fat
Ability 1
Thick Fat reduces the damage taken from Fire-type and Ice-type moves by 50%.
Own Tempo
Ability 2
Prevents the Pokémon from becoming confused.
Defiant
Hidden Ability
When its stats are lowered its Attack increases.

How To Evolve Purugly in BDSP

Glameow requires (Level 38) to evolve into Purugly.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Glameow
Level 38
Purugly

Where To Find Purugly in BDSP

Purugly has 8 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Glameow, 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
Route 229
20 - 5%
Purugly
Lv. 50
Route 222
20 - 5%
Glameow
Lv. 40
Route 222
20 - 5%
Purugly
Lv. 41-42
Route 218
20 - 5%
Glameow
Lv. 29-30
Sunlit Cavern
Defog
Purugly
Lv. 16-63
Sunlit Cavern
7th Badge
Glameow
Lv. 16-63
Still-Water Cavern
Defog
Purugly
Lv. 16-63
Still-Water Cavern
7th Badge
Glameow
Lv. 16-63
Spacious Cave
Defog
Purugly
Lv. 16-63
Spacious Cave
7th Badge
Glameow
Lv. 16-63
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Riverbank Cave
Defog
Purugly
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
7th Badge
Glameow
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
Defog
Purugly
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
7th Badge
Glameow
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Purugly Weakness

Purugly is a Normal Type pokemon. This will cause Purugly 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 Purugly Weak Against?

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

What pokemon is Purugly Strong Against?

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

Best Moveset for Purugly Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
45
Body Slam
Physical
127.5
100 15 May paralyze opponent.
32
Retaliate
Physical
105
100 5 Inflicts double damage if a teammate fainted on the last turn.
37
Slash
Physical
105
100 20 High critical hit ratio.
17
Aerial Ace
Physical
60
20 Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.

Best Moveset for Purugly 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.
TM25
Thunder
Special
110
70 10 May paralyze opponent.
TM85
Dream Eater
Special
100
100 15 User recovers half the HP inflicted on a sleeping 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
.

Purugly Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
1
Fake Out
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks first, foe flinches. Only usable on first turn.
5
Scratch
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

8
Growl
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Status

Lowers opponent's Attack.
13
Hypnosis
Power: —
Acc: 60
PP: 20
Status

Puts opponent to sleep.
17
Aerial Ace
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
20
Fury Swipes
Power:
27
Acc: 80
PP: 15
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
25
Charm
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Attack.
29
Taunt
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can only use moves that attack.
32
Retaliate
Power:
105
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Inflicts double damage if a teammate fainted on the last turn.
37
Slash
Power:
105
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
45
Body Slam
Power:
127.5
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May paralyze opponent.
52
Attract
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
60
Hone Claws
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Attack and Accuracy.
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Purugly TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM03
Water Pulse
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
TM05
Roar
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
TM10
Work Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
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.
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.
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.
TM28
Dig
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
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.
TM41
Torment
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Opponent cannot use the same move in a row.
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.
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.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM65
Shadow Claw
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM66
Payback
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
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.
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.
TM83
Bulldoze
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
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.
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.
TM93
Cut
Power:
75
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

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