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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Tangrowth

Tangrowth
Vine Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Tangrowth is a Grass Type Vine Pokémon, with a 3.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Tangrowth can be found with Chlorophyll, Leaf Guard and Regenerator as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 2 Defense EV Yield. We recommend the Relaxed Nature, based on 535 combined Base Stats.

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Tangrowth Stats and Abilities

Based on Tangrowth Base IVs we consider this pokemon A-Tier choice. Tangrowth Highest IV Stat is Defense 125 and the Lowest being Speed 50.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
E
HP100310404
C
Attack100184328
C
Defense125229383
B
Special Attack110202350
F
Special Defense5094218
F
Speed5094218
A
Total535
Tangrowth Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sour
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield2 Defense
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate30 (3.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsGrass
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Chlorophyll
Ability 1
Chlorophyll doubles the ability-bearer's Speed during bright sunshine.
Leaf Guard
Ability 2
Leaf Guard prevents the bearer from succumbing to major status ailments (sleep, burns, poisoning, paralysis or freezing) during sunny weather.
Regenerator
Hidden Ability
A Pokémon with Regenerator restores 1/3 of its maximum HP when switching out.

How To Evolve Tangrowth in BDSP

Tangela requires (after Ancient Power learned) to evolve into Tangrowth.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Tangela
after Ancient Power learned
Tangrowth

Where To Find Tangrowth in BDSP

Tangrowth has 2 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Tangrowth, within the Bogsunk Cavern 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
Swampy Cave
National
Tangela
Lv. 16-63
Swampy Cave
National
Tangrowth
Lv. 16-63
Bogsunk Cavern
National
Tangela
Lv. 16-63
Bogsunk Cavern
National
Tangrowth
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Tangrowth Weakness

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

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Poison
Bug
Fire
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Ground
Water
Grass
Electric
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Tangrowth Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Lugia
S
Ho-Oh
S
Rayquaza
S
Dragonite
S
Salamence

What pokemon is Tangrowth Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Groudon
S
Celebi
S
Garchomp
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Best Moves Tangrowth in BDSP

Best Moveset for Tangrowth Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
48
Power Whip
Physical
180
85 10
40
Slam
Physical
80
75 20
32
Giga Drain
Special
112.5
100 10 User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
28
Knock Off
Physical
65
100 20 Removes opponent's held item for the rest of the battle.

Best Moveset for Tangrowth 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.
TM52
Focus Blast
Special
120
70 5 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM22
Solar Beam
Special
180
100 10 Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
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
.

Tangrowth Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Block
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Opponent cannot flee or switch.
1
Absorb
Power:
30
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
1
Bind
Power: 15
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
1
Stun Spore
Power: —
Acc: 75
PP: 30
Status

Paralyzes opponent.
1
Growth
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
12
Mega Drain
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
16
Vine Whip
Power:
67.5
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

20
Poison Powder
Power: —
Acc: 75
PP: 35
Status

Poisons opponent.
24
Ancient Power
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all user's stats at once.
28
Knock Off
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Removes opponent's held item for the rest of the battle.
32
Giga Drain
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
36
Sleep Powder
Power: —
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Status

Puts opponent to sleep.
40
Slam
Power: 80
Acc: 75
PP: 20
Physical

44
Tickle
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Attack and Defense.
48
Power Whip
Power:
180
Acc: 85
PP: 10
Physical

52
Ingrain
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

User restores HP each turn. User cannot escape/switch.
56
Grassy Terrain
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Restores a little HP of all Pokémon for 5 turns.
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Tangrowth TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM09
Bullet Seed
Power:
37.5
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
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.
TM19
Giga Drain
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM22
Solar Beam
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
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.
TM33
Reflect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Halves damage from Physical attacks for 5 turns.
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.
TM39
Rock Tomb
Power: 60
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power: 60
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.
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.
TM52
Focus Blast
Power: 120
Acc: 70
PP: 5
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM53
Energy Ball
Power:
135
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.
TM66
Payback
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM68
Giga Impact
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
TM70
Flash
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
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.
TM84
Poison Jab
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

May poison the opponent.
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.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM93
Cut
Power: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

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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