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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Rattata

Rattata
Mouse Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Rattata is a Normal Type Mouse Pokémon, with a 33.3% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Rattata can be found with Run Away, Guts and Hustle as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 1 Speed EV Yield. We recommend the Jolly Nature, based on 253 combined Base Stats.

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Rattata Stats and Abilities

Based on Rattata Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Rattata Highest IV Stat is Speed 72 and the Lowest being Special Attack 25.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP30170264
E
Attack56105232
F
Defense3567185
F
Special Attack2549163
F
Special Defense3567185
E
Speed72134267
F
Total253
Rattata Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Jolly
+10% Speed
-10% Special Attack
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sweet
Dislikes: Dry
EV Yield1 Speed
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsField
Egg Cycles15 (3,599–3,855 steps)
Abilities Description
Run Away
Ability 1
Run Away allows the bearer to flee a battle with a wild Pokémon without fail, even if the opposing Pokémon has used a move like Mean Look or Bind, or has an ability such as Arena Trap.
Guts
Ability 2
Guts raises the ability-bearer's Attack by 50% when inflicted by a major status ailment (poison, burn, paralysis, freeze or sleep). If burnt, the Pokémon does not suffer the usual drop in Attack.
Hustle
Hidden Ability
Hustle increases the ability-bearer's Attack by 50%, however, it also reduces the Accuracy of all Physical moves by 20%.

How To Evolve Rattata in BDSP

Rattata requires (Level 20) to evolve into Raticate.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Rattata
Level 20
Raticate
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Rattata
Level 20
Raticate

Where To Find Rattata in BDSP

Rattata has 7 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Rattata, 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 226
100 - 20%
Rattata
Lv. 20-22
Route 226
5 - 1%
Raticate
Lv. 51-52
Route 225
100 - 20%
Rattata
Lv. 20-22
Route 225
5 - 1%
Raticate
Lv. 50-52
Sunlit Cavern
National
Raticate
Lv. 16-63
Sunlit Cavern
National
Rattata
Lv. 16-63
Still-Water Cavern
National
Raticate
Lv. 16-63
Still-Water Cavern
National
Rattata
Lv. 16-63
Spacious Cave
National
Raticate
Lv. 16-63
Spacious Cave
National
Rattata
Lv. 16-63
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Riverbank Cave
National
Raticate
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
National
Rattata
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
National
Raticate
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
National
Rattata
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Rattata Weakness

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

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

What pokemon is Rattata Strong Against?

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

Best Moveset for Rattata Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
31
Double-Edge
Physical
180
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
16
Take Down
Physical
135
85 20 User receives recoil damage.
22
Crunch
Physical
80
100 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
25
Sucker Punch
Physical
70
100 5 User attacks first, but only works if opponent is readying an attack.

Best Moveset for Rattata TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM14
Blizzard
Special
110
70 5 May freeze opponent.
TM25
Thunder
Special
110
70 10 May paralyze opponent.
TM23
Iron Tail
Physical
100
75 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
TM13
Ice Beam
Special
90
100 10 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
.

Rattata Level Up Moves

List of Moves Rattata 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
Tail Whip
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
4
Quick Attack
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
7
Focus Energy
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Increases critical hit ratio.
10
Bite
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
13
Laser Focus
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

User's next attack is guaranteed to result in a critical hit.
16
Take Down
Power:
135
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
19
Assurance
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.
22
Crunch
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
25
Sucker Punch
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

User attacks first, but only works if opponent is readying an attack.
28
Super Fang
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

Always takes off half of the opponent's HP.
31
Double-Edge
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
34
Endeavor
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Reduces opponent's HP to same as user's.
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Rattata TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
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.
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.
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.
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May poison opponent.
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.
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.
TM73
Thunder Wave
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Status

Paralyzes opponent.
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.
TM88
Pluck
Power: 60
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.
TM93
Cut
Power:
75
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

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

May lower opponent's Defense.
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Rattata Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Rattata can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Screech
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
Flame Wheel
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May burn opponent.
Fury Swipes
Power:
27
Acc: 80
PP: 15
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Bite
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
Counter
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

When hit by a Physical Attack, user strikes back with 2x power.
Reversal
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
Uproar
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User attacks for 3 turns and prevents sleep.
Last Resort
Power:
210
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Can only be used after all other moves are used.
Revenge
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power increases if user was hit first.
Final Gambit
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

Inflicts damage equal to the user's remaining HP. User faints.
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