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Here you can see how to choose your starter Pokemon when you first start playing Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX for Nintendo Switch. You can find a list of possible starters and partner Pokemon, and a guide to the personality quiz!
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Refuse the Pokemon that you are assigned with so that you can manually choose the Pokemon that you want to play with.
Similar to Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, you will be given a personality quiz at the start of the game. Based on your answers to the quiz, you will be recommended a Pokemon to start with.
However, in Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX, you can refuse the Pokemon you are assigned and choose freely from the 16 Starter Pokemon.
In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, some starters were far stronger than others because of typing and specific moves. Mystery Dungeon DX has evened out the playing field a little bit by revamping the starting move pools completely.
However, because of the typing, specific moves learned and move coverage, some starters are still more powerful than others. For tips on what starter to choose, check out the Best Starter page and Starter Tier list!
You are given the ability to choose the Partner Pokemon as well! You are not able to choose Pokemon of the same type, so keep that in mind. It is for your own good as Move Coverage is very important. However, we think that some Pokemon are stronger than others so in addition to managing your Pokemon's weaknesses and strengths, so check our guides below on choosing the perfect Partner Pokemon.
|Best Partner to Choose||Best Partner for Each Starter Pokemon|
The game recommends a Pokemon based on your answers, but you can manually choose your Pokemon. The Partner Pokemon cannot be the same type as the Hero Pokemon.
Type 1: Electric
Type 2: Poison
Type 1: Ground
Type 1: Fighting
|What is Mystery Dungeon?||How to Choose Your Starter and Partner||How to Use Felicity Bank|
|How to Raise Your Rank and Rewards||What Happens On Game Over? How to Get Rescued||Leveling Up at Makuhita Dojo|
|How to Leave a Dungeon||What is Move Growth?||Shiny Pokemon and How to Get Them|
|Strong Foes and Rewards||Unrepeatable One-time Events||What is a Mystery House?|
|How to Farm Stat Boost Items||Best Items to Sell||What Items to Bring to Dungeons|
|Kangaskhan Storage||How to Use Friend Rescue||-|
|Best Gameplay Strategies|
|How to Level Up Fast||How to Get Money Fast||Dungeon Crawling Guide|
|How to Grow Moves Fast||How to Recruit Pokemon Easily||How to Clear Monster Houses|
|Recommended Settings and Controls||Best Linked Moves||How to Steal from Kecleon|
|How Much Money Should I Carry Into Dungeons?||What to Buy from Kecleon Shops||How to Save Money Using Wigglytuff Orb and Bargain|
|How to Clear Dungeons Fast||How to Beat Moltres and Articuno||-|
|Best Starter Pokemon||Best Partner Pokemon||Best Partner for Each Starter|
|Starter Tier List||Best Friend Pokemon for the Story||Best Moves
|Best Items for Boss Battles||Best Equipment Ranking||Best Rare Qualities|
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