Howling Forest Dungeon Strategy Guide and Encountered Pokemon | Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX Switch

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This is a page about the Dungeon Howling Forest 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

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Basic Information
No. of Floors 15
Boss -
Required? No

Howling Forest Dungeon Guide

Related Story Missions

No Story Missions take place in this Dungeon.

Encountered Pokemon

Poochyena ImagePoochyena Exeggcute ImageExeggcute Houndour ImageHoundour Houndoom ImageHoundoom
Mightyena ImageMightyena Loudred ImageLoudred Whismur ImageWhismur Grumpig ImageGrumpig
Spoink ImageSpoink

Tips and Strategies

Best Items to Bring

Escape Orb ImageEscape Orb Inviting Orb ImageInviting Orb

The rare Pokemon Whismur and Spoink appear in Howling Forest so you might want to have Inviting Orbs on hand so you can increase the recruitment rate and Escape Orbs so you can safely escape from the dungeon and properly recruit them into your rescue team.

Best Pokemon to Use

Gastly ImageGastly Machamp ImageMachamp Marowak ImageMarowak Absol ImageAbsol

Howling Forest has a good mix of different types, so we recommend having a good mix of types on your team as well. In particular, a strong Fighting-type Pokemon like Machamp is a great Pokemon to have due to its type advantage against Normal-types and Dark-types.

Also, despite the disadvantage Ghost-types face against Dark-types, Gastly is immune to Normal-type Pokemon, making it a great pick for your team.

Pokemon to Watch Out For

Exeggcute ImageExeggcute Loudred ImageLoudred Whismur ImageWhismur

All three Pokemon have attacks to watch out for. Exeggcute uses Barrage, which not only attacks continuously but even hits Pokemon that aren't in line with the Exeggcute. Meanwhile, Whismur and Loudred both use Uproar, which affects the entire room.

That being said, these are all Normal-type moves, so at the very least, Gastlys will be protected against these.

Items Found in Howling Forest

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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

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