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Hidden Land

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Hidden Land
Temporal Tower →
Hidden Land まぼろしのだいち
Phantom Land
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Basic info
Floors: 24*
Rest stops: Yes
Traps: Yes
Main type: None
Boss: Dusknoir
Sableye ×6*
Allowances
Recruiting: No
Items: 48
Money: Allowed
Starting level: Current
Team members: 2

The Hidden Land (Japanese: まぼろしのだいち Phantom Land) is a Dungeon in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky. The Hidden Land has 15 floors, and the Hidden Highland has eight. The Hidden Land was passed down in oral legends for a long time, but nobody had ever found it. It is an area located in a gap in time, or between the split of a second, as Lapras put it. It was hidden to prevent anything happening to Temporal Tower, home to Dialga, controller of time. If Temporal Tower started to collapse, time itself would stop, and the planet would be paralyzed, in a shroud of darkness. That is, if the flow of time was disrupted. The only key to entering this land is the partner's Relic Fragment.

When Torkoal, the town elder, is asked about the Hidden Land at the Hot Spring, he mentions that one needs "proof" to enter, but then forgets. He comes the next day and tells the guild that the proof is of a strange certain marking. The player remembers that their partner's Relic Fragment has a strange pattern on it, and tells him/her to show it to Torkoal. He is astonished when he sees the needed pattern on the Relic Fragment. When the fragment is brought to a larger marking in Brine Cave, the two react and a light shines from the large marking, summoning Lapras, who will ferry Grovyle, the player, and their partner to the Hidden Land. At the end of the Hidden Land is the Old Ruins, where the Rainbow Stoneship lies, as well as Dusknoir, who ambushes the party with his Sableye.

No Pokémon, excluding Grovyle, the player, the player's partner and Lapras, can enter the Hidden Land. Ironically, this means that if the player recruits Dialga, it will not be able to go back to Temporal Tower. Even on post-game visits, the player must be the leader, and the player will be kicked out and lose items and money if the partner is knocked out.

The floating island explored during the player and partner's visit to the future appears to be the future version of the Hidden Land, due to the Temporal Tower being there and the two landmasses having the exact same shape. Presumably, Dialga's maniacal behavior caused the Hidden Land to become visible to all.

The weather can often become Sunny, however it can become Hail if an Abomasnow is on the floor due to its Snow Warning Ability.

Pokémon encountered

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
149 Dragonite All 37-41 Unrecruitable
310 Manectric All 28-32 Unrecruitable
357 Tropius All 35-39 Unrecruitable
409 Rampardos All 40-44 Unrecruitable
411 Bastiodon All 35-39 Unrecruitable
432 Purugly All 37-41 Unrecruitable
445 Garchomp All 37-41 Unrecruitable
460 Abomasnow All 40-44 Unrecruitable
467 Magmortar All 36-40 Unrecruitable
302 Sableye Ruins 38 Unrecruitable Boss
477 Dusknoir Ruins 45 Unrecruitable Boss

Traps encountered

Along the way though this dungeon, players will encounter as many traps as they did in Brine Cave.

Image Trap
ChestnutTrap.png Chestnut Trap
SelfdestructTrap.png Selfdestruct Trap
WarpTrap.png Warp Trap
SlowTrap.png Slow Trap
SpinTrap.png Spin Trap
PokemonTrap.png Pokémon Trap
SlumberTrap.png Slumber Trap
SummonTrap.png Summon Trap
GustTrap.png Gust Trap
PoisonTrap.png Poison Trap
TripTrap.png Trip Trap


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
Dungeons
Beach CaveDrenched BluffMt. BristleWaterfall CaveApple Woods
Craggy CoastMt. HornFoggy ForestSteam CaveAmp Plains
Northern DesertQuicksand CaveCrystal CaveCrystal CrossingChasm Cave
Dark HillSealed RuinsDusk ForestDeep Dusk ForestTreeshroud Forest
Brine CaveHidden LandTemporal TowerMystifying ForestBlizzard Island
Crevice CaveSurrounded SeaMiracle SeaAegis CaveMt. Travail
The NightmareSpacial RiftDark CraterConcealed RuinsMarine Resort
Bottomless SeaShimmer DesertMt. AvalancheGiant VolcanoWorld Abyss
Sky StairwayMystery JungleSerenity RiverLandslide CaveLush Prairie
Tiny MeadowLabyrinth CaveOran ForestLake AfarHappy Outlook
Mt. MistralShimmer HillLost WildernessMidnight ForestZero Isle North
Zero Isle EastZero Isle SouthZero Isle WestFinal Maze
Dungeons exclusive to Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky
Sky Peak Station PassesSky 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
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