Desert Region Dungeon Strategy Guide and Encountered Pokemon | Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX Switch

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This is a page about the Dungeon Desert Region 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

Desert Region 1.jpg

Basic Information
No. of Floors 20
Boss -
Required? No

Desert Region Dungeon Guide

Related Story Missions

No Story Missions take place in this Dungeon.

Encountered Pokemon

Baltoy ImageBaltoy Trapinch ImageTrapinch Gligar ImageGligar Nosepass ImageNosepass
Sandslash ImageSandslash Sandshrew ImageSandshrew Nidoqueen ImageNidoqueen Dusclops ImageDusclops
Shedinja ImageShedinja Hitmontop ImageHitmontop

Tips and Strategies

Best Items to Bring

Escape Orb ImageEscape Orb Slumber Orb ImageSlumber Orb Totter Orb ImageTotter Orb

This is in addition to the always needed Apples, Oran Berries and Tiny Reviver Seeds

There are many rooms in this dungeon that will pose a threat to you as they contain several Pokemon that are bunched up. It is a good stratergy to have Orbs that can disable the whole room.

An Escape Orb is good to have in case some of the more crowded rooms get too troublesome to deal with.

Best Pokemon to Use

Treecko ImageTreecko Chikorita ImageChikorita Squirtle ImageSquirtle Flygon ImageFlygon

Many Ground Pokemon

These Pokemon are strong against Ground types. Pokemon with Levitate like Flygon is also recommended as they are immune to Ground moves.

Pokemon to Watch Out For

Trapinch ImageTrapinch Shedinja ImageShedinja

Room-wide Attacks

Trapinch can use Earth Power to damage the whole room and lower your Sp. Def be careful and take him out as soon as possible.

Shedinja Mechanics

Shedinja can be defeated by enemies and those Pokemon will be buffed. Avoid this by eliminating all the Shedinja you see. You will be notified in chat if an enemy Pokemon has been able to defeat a Shedinja so pay attention.

Items Found in Desert Region

Golden Spike IconGolden Spike Golden Fossil IconGolden Fossil Deluxe Box IconDeluxe Box

Selling all of the Golden Spikes and Fossils will earn you a total of 5000 Poke!

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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