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This is a page about the Pokemon Psyduck in the game Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX for Nintendo Switch. Read on to find out about Psyduck's Base Stats, Abilities, and Moves on starting the game.

Basic Information

Type

Psyduck
Psyduck Image
Type 1 Type 2
Water -

Base Stats

HP Attack Defense Special Attack Special Defense Speed
41 13 11 15 11 14

Ability

Ability Effect
Cloud Nine This Ability causes the floor to have Ineffective Weather, removing the effects of weather.
Damp No moves, traps, or items that cause explosions will work on the floor this Pokemon is on.

Is Recruiting Psyduck Worth It?

Check out our list on Best Pokemon for the Story to find out which Pokemon are best to recruit!

Best Pokemon for the Story

Best Partner for Psyduck

Pokemon Type
Cubone Image
Cubone
Type 1:
Ground
Ground

Type 2:

With its power to draw Electric-type moves away from other Pokemon, Cubone is easily the best partner for Psyduck.

It also has access to a lot of Fire-type moves via TM, so Cubone can take care of pesky Grass-types as well.

Best Moveset

Move Type Effect
Fury Swipes
Normal
Normal
It damages an enemy 2 to 5 times in a row.
Ice Beam
Ice
Ice
It fires off a cold beam, damaging a Pokemon, even one far away. It could also make the enemy Frozen.
Psychic
Psychic
Psychic
It damages an enemy. It could also lower the enemy's Sp. Def.
Water Pulse
Water
Water
It damages a Pokemon, even one far away. It could also make the enemy Confused.

Notes

  • This moveset provides Psyduck with excellent coverage for the entire game.
  • It also provides Psyduck with ranged options with Ice Beam and Water Pulse. Both these moves provide some utility through their secondary effects as well.
  • Other moves to consider are Blizzard, Shadow Claw and Waterfall.

Learned Moves

Starting Moves

Move Type Effect
Confusion
Psychic
Psychic
It damages an enemy. It could also ake the enemy Confused..
Scratch
Normal
Normal
It damages an enemy.
Water Gun
Water
Water
It damages an enemy. It reaches up to 2 tiles away.
Zen Headbutt
Psychic
Psychic
It damages an enemy. It could also cause the enemy to Flinch.

Moves Learned By Level Up

Lv. Move Type Effect
Base Water Sport
Water
Water
It change the entire floor to the Water Sport condition. Damage caused by Fire-type moves goes down.
Base Scratch
Normal
Normal
It damages an enemy.
4 Tail Whip
Normal
Normal
It lowers the enemy's Defense.
7 Water Gun
Water
Water
It damages an enemy. It reaches up to 2 tiles away.
10 Confusion
Psychic
Psychic
It damages an enemy. It could also ake the enemy Confused..
13 Fury Swipes
Normal
Normal
It damages an enemy 2 to 5 times in a row.
16 Water Pulse
Water
Water
It damages a Pokemon, even one far away. It could also make the enemy Confused.
19 Disable
Normal
Normal
It causes the move the enemy last used to be Sealed, which prevents the Pokemon from using it. The seal willl be removed when you go to the next floor.
22 Screech
Normal
Normal
It sharply lowers the enemy's Defense.
25 Zen Headbutt
Psychic
Psychic
It damages an enemy. It could also cause the enemy to Flinch.
28 Aqua Tail
Water
Water
It damages an enemy.
31 Soak
Water
Water
It changes the theype of the target to Water. The type returns to normal when the Pokemon goes to the next floor or faints.
34 Psych Up
Normal
Normal
You copy the target's changes in Attack, Defense, Sp. Atk, Sp. Def, accuracy, and evasiveness.The stats return to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.
37 Amnesia
Psychic
Psychic
It sharply boosts your Sp. Def. The stat returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.
40 Hydro Pump
Water
Water
It fires off water with incredible force to damage even faraway Pokemon.
43 Wonder Room
Psychic
Psychic
It changes the floor to the Wonder Room condition. Defense and Sp. Def will be swapped. The status returns to normal after a while or after you use this move again.

Moves Learned By TM

Move Type Effect
Aerial Ace
Flying
Flying
It damages an enemy. It never misses.
Attract
Normal
Normal
It makes an enemy Infatuated, which makes the enemy's moves more likely to fail.
Blizzard
Ice
Ice
It damages enemies in the same room. It could also make them Frozen. During Hail, the move never misses!
Brick Break
Fighting
Fighting
It damages an enemy. It also shatters the enemy's Reflect, Light Screen, and Aurora Veil conditions.
Calm Mind
Psychic
Psychic
It boosts your Sp. Atk and Sp. Def. The stats return to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.
Confide
Normal
Normal
It lowers the enemy's Sp. Atk.
Double Team
Normal
Normal
It boosts your evasiveness. The stat returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.
Facade
Normal
Normal
It damages an enemy. The damage it causes goes up if you have a bad status. It also prevents your Attack from being lowered when you use this move while you have a Burn.
Fling
Dark
Dark
You throw an item in an arc, hitting another Pokemon with it. It causes the same effect as throwing an item at an enemy.
Frustration
Normal
Normal
It damages an enemy. The less you have opened up to your team, the more powerful this move will be.
Hail
Ice
Ice
It changes the floor's weather to Hail. During the Hail, all Pokemon except Ice types keep taking damage.
Hidden Power
Normal
Normal
It damages an enemy. The move's type changes on each adventure.
Ice Beam
Ice
Ice
It fires off a cold beam, damaging a Pokemon, even one far away. It could also make the enemy Frozen.
Light Screen
Psychic
Psychic
You and your teammates in the same room get the Light Screen condition, which reduces the damage taken from special moves.
Protect
Normal
Normal
You'll Protect yourself from enemies' moves. But its chance of failure rises if you use it after you've already used a move that blocks enemies' attacks.
Psych Up
Normal
Normal
You copy the target's changes in Attack, Defense, Sp. Atk, Sp. Def, accuracy, and evasiveness.The stats return to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.
Psychic
Psychic
Psychic
It damages an enemy. It could also lower the enemy's Sp. Def.
Psyshock
Psychic
Psychic
It damages an enemy. The damage is determined by the enemy's Defense stat.
Rain Dance
Water
Water
It changes the floor's weather to Rain. The power of Fire-type moves goes down, and the power of Water-type moves goes up.
Rest
Psychic
Psychic
You'll get the Napping condition. With the Napping condition, you'll fall asleep, awakening later with all your HP restored and bad statuses healed.
Return
Normal
Normal
It damages an enemy. The more you've opened up to your team, the more powerful this move will be.
Round
Normal
Normal
It damages an enemy. It causes more damage if your teammate in the same room just used the same move.
Scald
Water
Water
It damages an enemy. It could also leave the enemy with a Burn. It will thaw a Frozen Pokemon.
Shadow Claw
Ghost
Ghost
It damages an enemy. It has a high critical-hit rate.
Sleep Talk
Normal
Normal
If you're sleeping, a move you know will be used automatically on an enemy near you. But keep in mind that nothing will happen if you use this while you're wide awake.
Substitute
Normal
Normal
You'll create a Substitute if you have more than half your max HP. Every time you use this move, your HP decreases. When you create a Substitute, you won't be targeted by enemies, but you can't use moves or items, and you can't restore your HP naturally.
Surf
Water
Water
It damages all Pokemon in the same room except you. It can hit a Pokemon with the Dive status.
Swagger
Normal
Normal
It makes an enemy Confused, but it also sharply raises the enemy's Attack.
Toxic
Poison
Poison
It makes the enemy Badly Poisoned. It never misses if used by a Poison-type Pokemon. It will even hit a Pokemon that's used Dig, Fly, or the like.
Waterfall
Water
Water
It damages an enemy. It could also make the enemy Flinch.

Evolution

Evolution Chain

Pokemon How to Evolve
Psyduck
Psyduck
-
GolduckGolduck Evolves from Psyduck at Lv. 33

Can Psyduck Mega Evolve?

This Pokemon can not Mega Evolve.

How to Get Psyduck

Dungeons Where Psyduck is Found

This Pokemon is not found in any Dungeons.

Psyduck's Rescue Camp

Rescue Camp Price
Turtleshell Pond 6000

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