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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Rayquaza

Rayquaza
Sky High Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Rayquaza is a Dragon and Flying Type Sky High Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Rayquaza can be found with Air Lock as an Ability and has a Slow growth rate with a 2 Attack, 1 Special Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Lonely Nature, based on 680 combined Base Stats.

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Rayquaza Stats and Abilities

Based on Rayquaza Base IVs we consider this pokemon S-Tier choice. Rayquaza Highest IV Stat is Attack 150 and the Lowest being Defense 90.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
D
HP105320414
S
Attack150274438
E
Defense90166306
S
Special Attack150274438
E
Special Defense90166306
D
Speed95175317
S
Total680
Rayquaza Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Lonely
+10% Attack
-10% Defense
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Sour
EV Yield2 Attack, 1 Special Attack
Growth RateSlow
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsUndiscovered
Egg Cycles120 (30,584–30,840 steps)
Abilities Description
Air Lock
Ability 1
Air Lock suppresses all effects brought on by weather, including move power increases, end-of-turn damage, accuracy changes, relevant abilities and so on.

How To Evolve Rayquaza in BDSP

The Pokemon Rayquaza does not have an evolution in the Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Series.

Where To Find Rayquaza in BDSP

How To Get Rayquaza In Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. Rayquaza is a Legendary Dragon Flying Type Pokemon.

  1. First obtain the Explorer Kit from the Old Man in Eterna City.
  2. Go underground, while in the Grand Underground you have a Rare chance while mining to mine a Mysterious Shard.
  3. After you have beat the game (Battling and Winning the Champion) - You will need 3 Mysterious Shards or 1 Mysterious Shard L to obtain the Stratospheric Slate.
  4. Travel to Ramanas Park located in Route 221, after you enter you can purchase the Stratospheric Slate from one of the Vendors.
  5. NOTE: You will need to purchase the current Slates available before new slates will appear in shop.
  6. Take the Stratospheric Slate to the corresponding room and place it on the pedestal, you will be transported and the Rayquaza encounter will begin. 1 Stratospheric Slate per encounter.

Rayquaza has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. ? Rayquaza, within the Ramanas Park location using the Interact 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
Ramanas Park
Interact
Rayquaza
Lv. ?

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Rayquaza Weakness

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

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Ice
2.0x
More Damage
Dragon
Fairy
Rock
0.5x
Less Damage
Fire
Water
Fighting
Bug
0.25x
Less Damage
Grass
Immune to Damage
Ground

What pokemon is Rayquaza Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Rayquaza
S
Dialga
S
Palkia
S
Dragonite
S
Tyranitar

What pokemon is Rayquaza Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Ho-Oh
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Groudon
S
Celebi
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Best Moves Rayquaza in BDSP

Best Moveset for Rayquaza Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
90
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
1
Dragon Ascent
Physical
180
100 5 Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
81
Outrage
Physical
180
100 10 User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
72
Hurricane
Special
165
70 10 May confuse opponent.

Best Moveset for Rayquaza 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.
TM50
Overheat
Special
130
90 5 Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
TM52
Focus Blast
Special
120
70 5 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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Rayquaza Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Dragon Ascent
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
1
Twister
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May cause flinching. Hits Pokémon using Fly/Bounce with double power.
1
Ancient Power
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all user's stats at once.
1
Air Slash
Power:
112.5
Acc: 95
PP: 20
Special

May cause flinching.
1
Scary Face
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
9
Crunch
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
18
Dragon Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Attack and Speed.
27
Extreme Speed
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

User attacks first.
36
Dragon Pulse
Power:
127.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth. This attack never misses.
45
Hyper Voice
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

54
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
63
Fly
Power:
135
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Flies up on first turn, attacks on second turn.
72
Hurricane
Power:
165
Acc: 70
PP: 10
Special

May confuse opponent.
81
Outrage
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
90
Hyper Beam
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
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Rayquaza TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM02
Dragon Claw
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
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.
TM08
Bulk Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Attack and Defense.
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: 150
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.
TM26
Earthquake
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
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.
TM34
Shock Wave
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM35
Flamethrower
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
TM37
Sandstorm
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
TM38
Fire Blast
Power: 110
Acc: 85
PP: 5
Special

May burn opponent.
TM39
Rock Tomb
Power: 60
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power:
90
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.
TM50
Overheat
Power: 130
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
TM52
Focus Blast
Power: 120
Acc: 70
PP: 5
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM53
Energy Ball
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM56
Fling
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power depends on held item.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM59
Dragon Pulse
Power:
127.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth. This attack never misses.
TM65
Shadow Claw
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM68
Giga Impact
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
TM71
Stone Edge
Power: 100
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM72
Avalanche
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if user took damage first.
TM73
Thunder Wave
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Status

Paralyzes opponent.
TM74
Gyro Ball
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

The slower the user, the stronger the attack.
TM75
Swords Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
TM77
Psych Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Copies the opponent's stat changes.
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: 60
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.
TM94
Fly
Power:
135
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Flies up on first turn, attacks on second turn.
TM95
Surf
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

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

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM99
Waterfall
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
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Rayquaza Tutor Moves

List of Tutor Moves Rayquaza can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Draco Meteor
Power:
195
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
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