Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX Switch

Mt. Faraway Dungeon Strategy Guide and Encountered Pokemon

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This is a page about the Dungeon Mt. Faraway in the game Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX for the Nintendo Switch. Read on for information about its boss, the number of floors and which Pokemon can be found here.

Basic Information

Basic Information
No. of Floors 40
Boss Ho-oh
Required? No

Mt. Faraway Dungeon Guide

Related Story Missions

No Story Missions take place in this Dungeon.

Encountered Pokemon

Skarmory ImageSkarmory Growlithe ImageGrowlithe Arcanine ImageArcanine Glalie ImageGlalie
Glalie ImageGlalie Steelix ImageSteelix Magcargo ImageMagcargo Golem ImageGolem
Machamp ImageMachamp Alakazam ImageAlakazam Ninetales ImageNinetales Blastoise ImageBlastoise
Charizard ImageCharizard Feraligatr ImageFeraligatr Typhlosion ImageTyphlosion Hariyama ImageHariyama
Swampert ImageSwampert Blaziken ImageBlaziken Tyranitar ImageTyranitar Absol ImageAbsol
Castform ImageCastform

Tips and Strategies

Best Items to Bring

Guiding Wand ImageGuiding Wand Pure Seed ImagePure Seed

With 60 floors to explore, Mt. Faraway can be a difficult dungeon to go through, especially considering the tough boss battle you'll have to face at the end of it.

To that end, we suggest bringing Guiding Wands and Pure Seeds that can get you to the floor's stairs as fast as possible. Guiding Wands are especially useful since you can use one up to 40 times, so these wands won't take up too much space in your toolbox.

Best Pokemon to Use

Poliwrath ImagePoliwrath Blastoise ImageBlastoise Ludicolo ImageLudicolo

Since most of the Pokemon roaming around Mt. Faraway are Fire-type, we suggest bringing powerful Water-type Pokemon like those above. That said, make sure that they don't just have Water-type moves as Mt. Faraway is also home to many Water- and Ice-type Pokemon.

Vs. Ho-oh

Ho-Oh ImageHo-Oh

The best strategy you can use for Ho-oh is to hit it with as many super-effective attacks as possible and aim for a short battle.

Not only can Ho-oh do massive amounts of damage (over a 100!) with Sacred Fire, but it can give your team the Burn status too. On top of that, Ho-oh will eventually start recovering HP after a change in terrain, which can draw out the battle even further.

That said, just keep on hitting Ho-oh with powerful attacks, and you should be able to take it down.

Pokemon to Watch Out For

Glalie ImageGlalie Steelix ImageSteelix Alakazam ImageAlakazam Blastoise ImageBlastoise
Charizard ImageCharizard Swampert ImageSwampert Blaziken ImageBlaziken Tyranitar ImageTyranitar
Absol ImageAbsol

A lot of Pokemon in Mt. Faraway can Mega-Evolve so be extra careful when exploring. They could even take you out from afar with long-range attacks, so proceed with caution!

Items Found in Mt. Faraway

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Related Links

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List of Dungeons

Main Story Dungeons
Tiny Woods Thunderwave Cave Mt. Steel
Sinister Woods Silent Chasm Mt. Thunder
Great Canyon Lapis Cave Mt. Blaze
Frosty Forest Mt. Freeze Uproar Forest
Magma Cavern Sky Tower -
Optional Dungeons
Oddity Cave Rock Path Snow Path
Illusory Grotto - -

Story Guide & Walkthrough

Post-Game Dungeons
Stormy Sea Buried Relic Northern Range
Pitfall Valley Silver Trench Meteor Cave
Fiery Field Lightning Field Northwind Field
Mt. Faraway Western Cave Wish Cave
Murky Cave Solar Cave Waterfall Pond
Joyous Tower Purity Forest Howling Forest
Fantasy Strait Marvelous Sea Remains Island
Darknight Relic Desert Region Grand Sea
Southern Cavern Unown Relic Wyvern Hill
Far-off Sea - -

Post-Game Content Walkthrough


5 Anonymousover 3 years

It is between floors 20-30, thanks to that bloody Sand Stream ability from the Tyranitar. These mid-floors are obscenely rough if you don't have a team member with Cloud Nine or Air Lock abilities.

4 Anonymousover 3 years

No they can’t?? They are like every wand and can have up to 40 with only taking 1 item space in ur bag. You can use the wand once every floor, but that’s common sense


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