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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Tauros

Tauros
Wild Bull Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Tauros is a Normal Type Wild Bull Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Tauros can be found with Intimidate, Anger Point and Sheer Force as an Ability and has a Slow growth rate with a 1 Attack, 1 Speed EV Yield. We recommend the Jolly Nature, based on 490 combined Base Stats.

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Tauros Stats and Abilities

Based on Tauros Base IVs we consider this pokemon C-Tier choice. Tauros Highest IV Stat is Speed 110 and the Lowest being Special Attack 40.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP75260354
C
Attack100184328
D
Defense95175317
F
Special Attack4076196
E
Special Defense70130262
C
Speed110202350
C
Total490
Tauros 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 Attack, 1 Speed
Growth RateSlow
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsField
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Intimidate
Ability 1
Intimidate lower's the Attack of all opponents by one stage when the ability-bearer switches in (including the start of a battle).
Anger Point
Ability 2
Anger Point raises the ability-bearer's Attack to its maximum level - +6 stages or 4x usual power - when a move targeting it receives a critical hit.
Sheer Force
Hidden Ability
Sheer Force increases the power of moves that have beneficial secondary effects by 30%, but removes those additional effects.

How To Evolve Tauros in BDSP

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

Where To Find Tauros in BDSP

Tauros has 13 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Tauros, within the Big Bluff 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
Route 210
100 - 20%
Tauros
Lv. 20
Route 209
100 - 20%
Tauros
Lv. 16
Whiteout Cave
National
Tauros
Lv. 16-63
Sunlit Cavern
National
Tauros
Lv. 16-63
Still-Water Cavern
National
Tauros
Lv. 16-63
Spacious Cave
National
Tauros
Lv. 16-63
Rocky Cave
National
Tauros
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
National
Tauros
Lv. 16-63
Icy Cave
National
Tauros
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
National
Tauros
Lv. 16-63
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Glacial Cavern
National
Tauros
Lv. 16-63
Fountainspring Cave
National
Tauros
Lv. 16-63
Big Bluff Cavern
National
Tauros
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Tauros Weakness

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

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

What pokemon is Tauros Strong Against?

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

Best Moveset for Tauros Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
60
Giga Impact
Physical
225
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
55
Double-Edge
Physical
180
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
50
Thrash
Physical
180
100 10 User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
35
Take Down
Physical
135
85 20 User receives recoil damage.

Best Moveset for Tauros 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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Tauros Level Up Moves

List of Moves Tauros 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.
5
Work Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
10
Payback
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
15
Assurance
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.
20
Horn Attack
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

25
Scary Face
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
30
Zen Headbutt
Power: 80
Acc: 90
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
35
Take Down
Power:
135
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
40
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
45
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
50
Thrash
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
55
Double-Edge
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
60
Giga Impact
Power:
225
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
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Tauros TM Moves

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

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

May confuse opponent.
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.
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.
TM26
Earthquake
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
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.
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.
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:
225
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

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

High critical hit ratio.
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.
TM95
Surf
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TM96
Strength
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

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

May lower opponent's Defense.
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