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Pokémon: Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

Dazzling Cave

Vincent Lau

This page outlines all the wild Pokémon you can encounter in the Dazzling Cave hideaways.

Icon Description Number of
pokemon_bdsp_icon_dazzling.jpg An ethereal cave with glowing crystals. Mysterious creatures like to dwell here. 4

(1 of 2) Dazzling Caves are quite rare in the Grand Underground.

Dazzling Caves are quite rare in the Grand Underground. (left), The interior is full of beautiful crystals. (right)

Wild Pokémon

Available From the Start

Pokémon Type Notes
92.pngGastly pokemon_bdsp_ghost17.pngpokemon_bdsp_poison17.png -
200.pngMisdreavus pokemon_bdsp_ghost17.png Shining Pearl only

Rare Spawns

Pokémon Type Notes
359.pngAbsol pokemon_bdsp_dark17.png -
239.pngElekid pokemon_bdsp_electric17.png Brilliant Diamond only
355.pngDuskull pokemon_bdsp_ghost17.png -
229.pngHoundoom pokemon_bdsp_dark17.pngpokemon_bdsp_fire17.png -
280.pngRalts pokemon_bdsp_psychic17.pngpokemon_bdsp_fairy17.png -
238.pngSmoochum pokemon_bdsp_ice17.pngpokemon_bdsp_psychic17.png -
175.pngTogepi pokemon_bdsp_fairy17.png -

Available After Obtaining Strength

Pokémon Type Notes
436.pngBronzor pokemon_bdsp_steel17.pngpokemon_bdsp_psychic17.png -
433.pngChingling pokemon_bdsp_psychic17.png -
307.pngMeditite pokemon_bdsp_fighting17.pngpokemon_bdsp_psychic17.png -

Available After Obtaining Defog

Pokémon Type Notes
203.pngGirafarig pokemon_bdsp_normal17.pngpokemon_bdsp_psychic17.png -
64.pngKadabra pokemon_bdsp_psychic17.png -

Available After Icicle Badge

Pokémon Type Notes
122.pngMr. Mime pokemon_bdsp_psychic17.pngpokemon_bdsp_fairy17.png -

Available After National Pokédex


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    Pokemon Company International
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  • Guide Release
    29 October 2021
  • Last Updated
    2 December 2021
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This strategy guide for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl contains all the information Pokémon trainers will need to complete the game and catch every single Pokémon!

In this remake of the classic Pokémon Diamond & Pearl, you’ll journey through the mystical Sinnoh region to become a Pokémon master. Along the way, you’ll confront the scheming Team Galactic and witness the awesome power of the Legendary Dialga or Palkia.

The finished version of our guide will contain:

  • Tips for Adventuring in Sinnoh.
  • Tips for Pokémon battling.
  • An introduction to the Grand Underground.
  • An introduction to Super Contest Shows.
  • A complete walkthrough of the main story and postgame.
  • Strategies for defeating the Gym Leaders and Elite Four.
  • Wild Pokémon and item locations for each route and dungeon.
  • A full breakdown of the Grand Underground.
    – All the Pokémon that inhabit the Hideways.
    – Information for all the treasure you can dig up.
  • A full guide for Super Contest Shows.
    – How to cook the best quality Poffins.
  • Explanation of advanced mechanics, such as IVs and EVs.
  • How to breed Pokémon.
  • A detailed Sinnoh region Pokédex.

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