Please remember to follow the manual of style and code of conduct at all times.
Check BNN and Bulbanews for up-to-date Pokémon news and discuss it on the forums or in our IRC channel #bulbagarden on

Difference between revisions of "Quicksand Cave"

From Bulbapedia, the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia.
Jump to: navigation, search
(Added "Traps encountered" section.)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{DungeonPrevNext|Northern Desert|Crystal Cave|2}}
{{DungeonPrevNext|Northern Desert|Crystal Cave|2}}
{{Dungeon infobox
{{Dungeon infobox

Revision as of 12:33, 31 March 2013

← Northern Desert
Quicksand Cave
Crystal Cave →
Quicksand Cave りゅうさのどうくつ
Quicksand Cave
Basic info
Floors: 21*
Rest stops: Yes
Traps: Yes
Main type: Ground
Boss: Mesprit*
Recruiting: Yes
Items: 48
Money: Allowed
Starting level: Current
Team members: 4

Quicksand Cave (Japanese: りゅうさのどうくつ Quicksand Cave) is a dungeon in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky. It has a total of 21 floors, with Quicksand Cave consisting of ten floors, Quicksand Pit of ten floors, and Underground Lake of one floor. Mesprit serves as the boss of the dungeon, and after the credits can be recruited on the second battle. The dungeon is unlocked the day after the player completes the Northern Desert dungeon.

Pokémon encountered

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
027 Sandshrew B1F-B7F 29 6.4%
290 Nincada B1F-B7F 23-24 6.4%
329 Vibrava B1F-B9F 27,28 0.5%
247 Pupitar B1F-B11F 23,25 0.5%
451 Skorupi B1F-B15F 24-26 8.2%
028 Sandslash B1F-B20F 23-27 0.5%
303 Mawile B8F-B15F 24,25 6.4%
248 Tyranitar B12F-B20F 29 -12%
449 Hippopotas B13F-B20F 26,27 8.2%
291 Ninjask B15F-B20F 23,27 0.5%
481 Mesprit Underground Lake (B21F) 18/42 100%

Traps encountered

This dungeon has the same traps as what Northern Desert had.

Image Trap
WarpTrap.png Warp Trap
TripTrap.png Trip Trap


  • Silver Spikes (4)
  • Iron Thorns (4)
  • Grimey Food
  • Orbs
    • Escape
    • Transfer
    • Decoy
    • Luminous
    • Foe-Fear

Poké encountered here is found in packs of 2-113. There seems to be no connection to items and floor.

Locations in Pokémon world in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky
Major locations
Treasure TownWigglytuff's GuildKecleon ShopKangaskhan Storage
Marowak DojoCroagunk's Swap ShopSharpedo BluffBeach
Fogbound LakeHot SpringLuminous SpringPelipper Island
Spinda's CaféSShaymin VillageSSky PeakS
Beach CaveDrenched BluffMt. BristleWaterfall CaveApple Woods
Side PathCraggy CoastRock PathMt. HornForest Path
Foggy ForestSteam CaveAmp PlainsNorthern DesertQuicksand Cave
Crystal CaveCrystal CrossingChasm CaveDark HillSealed Ruin
Dusk ForestDeep Dusk ForestTreeshroud ForestBrine CaveHidden Land
Temporal TowerMystifying ForestBlizzard IslandCrevice CaveSurrounded Sea
Miracle SeaAegis CaveMt. TravailThe NightmareSpacial Rift
Dark CraterConcealed RuinsMarine ResortBottomless SeaShimmer Desert
Mt. AvalancheGiant VolcanoWorld AbyssSky StairwayMystery Jungle
Serenity RiverLandslide CaveLush PrairieTiny MeadowLabyrinth Cave
Oran ForestLake AfarHappy OutlookMt. MistralShimmer Hill
Lost WildernessMidnight ForestZero Isle NorthZero Isle EastZero Isle South
Zero Isle WestFinal Maze
Dungeons exclusive to Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky
Sky Peak Mountain PathSky Peak Summit PassStar CaveMurky Forest
Eastern CaveFortune RavineSpring CaveSouthern JungleBoulder Quarry
Left Cave PathRight Cave PathLimestone CavernBarren ValleyDark Wasteland
Spacial CliffsDark Ice MountainIcicle ForestVast Ice MountainZero Isle Center
Destiny TowerOblivion ForestTreacherous WatersSoutheastern IslandsInferno Cave
Demo only:
Little PlainsMt. ClearChallenge RiverTrial ForestGuiding SeaHidden Shopkeeper Village
Project Locations logo.png This article is part of both Project Locations and Project Sidegames, Bulbapedia projects that, together, aim to write comprehensive articles on the Pokémon Locations and Sidegames, respectively. Project Sidegames logo.png