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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Tyranitar

Tyranitar
Armor Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Tyranitar is a Rock and Dark Type Armor Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Tyranitar can be found with Sand Stream as an Ability and has a Slow growth rate with a 3 Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Brave Nature, based on 600 combined Base Stats.

Brilliant Diamond Exclusive
National Dex Pokemon

Tyranitar Stats and Abilities

Based on Tyranitar Base IVs we consider this pokemon S-Tier choice. Tyranitar Highest IV Stat is Attack 134 and the Lowest being Speed 61.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
E
HP100310404
S
Attack134245403
D
Defense110202350
C
Special Attack95175317
D
Special Defense100184328
E
Speed61114243
S
Total600
Tyranitar Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Brave
+10% Attack
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield3 Attack
Growth RateSlow
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsMonster
Egg Cycles40 (10,024–10,280 steps)
Abilities Description
Sand Stream
Ability 1
Sand Stream creates a sandstorm when the ability-bearer enters battle. The effect lasts 5 turns, unless it is cleared via Air Lock or Cloud Nine or replaced by another weather condition.
Unnerve
Hidden Ability
Makes the foe nervous and unable to eat Berries.

How To Evolve Tyranitar in BDSP

Larvitar requires (Level 30) to evolve into Pupitar and then (Level 55) to evolve into Tyranitar.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Larvitar
Level 30
Pupitar
Level 55
Tyranitar

Where To Find Tyranitar in BDSP

Tyranitar has 3 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Pupitar, 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 207
20 - 5%
Larvitar
Lv. 7
Rocky Cave
National
Larvitar
Lv. 16-63
Rocky Cave
National
Pupitar
Lv. 16-63
Big Bluff Cavern
National
Larvitar
Lv. 16-63
Big Bluff Cavern
National
Pupitar
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Tyranitar Weakness

Tyranitar is a Rock and Dark Type pokemon. This will cause Tyranitar to take More Damage from Ground, Steel, Water, Grass, Bug, Fairy, Fighting Type Moves, and Less Damage from Normal, Flying, Poison, Fire, Ghost, Dark, Psychic Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Fighting
2.0x
More Damage
Ground
Steel
Water
Grass
Bug
Fairy
0.5x
Less Damage
Normal
Flying
Poison
Fire
Ghost
Dark
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Psychic

What pokemon is Tyranitar Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Dialga
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Groudon
S
Celebi

What pokemon is Tyranitar Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Arceus
S
Mewtwo
S
Lugia
S
Ho-Oh
S
Rayquaza
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Best Moves Tyranitar in BDSP

Best Moveset for Tyranitar Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
59
Giga Impact
Physical
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
52
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
42
Thrash
Physical
120
100 10 User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
33
Earthquake
Physical
100
100 10 Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.

Best Moveset for Tyranitar TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM01
Focus Punch
Physical
150
100 20 If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
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.
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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Tyranitar Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Iron Defense
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Sharply raises user's Defense.
1
Thunder Fang
Power: 65
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching and/or paralyze opponent.
1
Ice Fang
Power: 65
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching and/or freeze opponent.
1
Fire Fang
Power: 65
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching and/or burn opponent.
1
Tackle
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
1
Leer
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
1
Rock Throw
Power:
75
Acc: 90
PP: 15
Physical

1
Payback
Power:
75
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
9
Bite
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
12
Scary Face
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
15
Rock Slide
Power:
112.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
18
Stomping Tantrum
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Driven by frustration, the user attacks the target. If the user's previous move has failed, the power of this move doubles.
21
Screech
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
24
Dark Pulse
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May cause flinching.
27
Crunch
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
33
Earthquake
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
37
Stone Edge
Power:
150
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
42
Thrash
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
47
Sandstorm
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
52
Hyper Beam
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
59
Giga Impact
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
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Tyranitar TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM01
Focus Punch
Power: 150
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
TM02
Dragon Claw
Power: 80
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.
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.
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.
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.
TM28
Dig
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
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:
90
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
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: 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.
TM52
Focus Blast
Power: 120
Acc: 70
PP: 5
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: 85
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.
TM66
Payback
Power:
75
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.
TM69
Rock Polish
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
TM71
Stone Edge
Power:
150
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.
TM76
Stealth Rock
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
TM78
Snarl
Power:
82.5
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Special

Lowers opponent's Special Attack.
TM79
Dark Pulse
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May cause flinching.
TM80
Rock Slide
Power:
112.5
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.
TM93
Cut
Power: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

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.
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