Dark Wasteland

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Dark Wasteland くらがりのこうや
Dark Wasteland
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Basic info
Floors: 4
Rest stops: No
Traps: Yes
Monster Houses: No
Main type: Ghost
Boss: None
Allowances
Recruiting: No
Items: 48
Money: Allowed
Starting level: Current
Team members: 2*

Dark Wasteland (Japanese: くらがりのこうや Dark Wasteland) is a dungeon that can only be played in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky's Special Episode In the Future of Darkness. This dungeon is the second dungeon in the Special Episode wherein Grovyle is accompanied by Dusknoir, who finds out that the Sableye have betrayed him.

Although internally the dungeon has 16 floors, 12 of them are not properly assigned, making this dungeon only 4 floors long. As such, this is the shortest dungeon in Explorers of Sky, with the only lower amount of floors being assigned to sections of Aegis Cave and Sky Peak Mountain Path.

Gameplay

As this is a Special Episode dungeon, the player cannot recruit Pokémon inside and cannot be rescued if knocked out.

Floors 1 through 3 are large-sized with 3-8, 3-9 and 3-10 rooms, respectively, while floor 4 is medium-sized with 3-9 rooms.

There's 3-6 items on each floor and 2-5 items buried in the walls. There's 2-3 starting enemies on each floor.

The IQ Booster does not activate in this dungeon. The turn limit is 1000. There is water on floor 3. There is light darkness in the dungeon The enemies in this dungeon have 26IQ.

The following data is never accessed due to dungeon ending early:

  • There is water on floors 5, 7, 11, 12 and 15
  • Floor 5 and 9 are medium-sized with 3-9 rooms, while floor 10 is medium-sized with 3-8 rooms
  • Floors 6 through 8 and 11 through 16 are large-sized with following amount of rooms:
    • 3-8 rooms on floor 16
    • 3-10 rooms on floors 8, 11 and 15
    • 3-11 rooms on floors 7 and 14
    • 3-12 rooms on floors 6 and 13
    • 3-14 rooms on floor 12
  • There are Monster Houses on floors 6 through 16 that have the same items as in main story dungeons and rest of this Special Episode. Floors 6 through 13 have 5% chance to spawn it, floor 14 has 50%, and floors 15 and 16 have 6%.
  • Shiftry and Skorupi are replaced by Drapion on floor 8
  • Enemy Pokémon gain one more level on floor 14

Pokémon encountered

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
Gastly (Pokémon) Gastly 1-4 31-32 Unrecruitable
Onix (Pokémon) Onix 1-4 29-30 Unrecruitable
Misdreavus (Pokémon) Misdreavus 1-4 31-32 Unrecruitable
Shiftry (Pokémon) Shiftry 1-4 28-29 Unrecruitable
Shedinja (Pokémon) Shedinja 1-4 43-44 Unrecruitable
Solrock (Pokémon) Solrock 1-4 34-35 Unrecruitable
Skorupi (Pokémon) Skorupi 1-4 28-29 Unrecruitable
Since this is a Special Episode, no Pokémon can be recruited.

Items

Ground

Item Floors
MDBag Poké TDS Sprite.png 2-200 Poké 1-4F
MDBag Scope TDS Sprite.png Insomniscope 1-4F
MDBag Scarf TDS Sprite.png Def. Scarf 1-4F
MDBag Scarf TDS Sprite.png Pecha Scarf 1-4F
MDBag Scarf TDS Sprite.png Persim Band 1-4F
MDBag Scarf TDS Sprite.png Power Band 1-4F
MDBag Scarf TDS Sprite.png Special Band 1-4F
MDBag Scarf TDS Sprite.png Stamina Band 1-4F
MDBag Scarf TDS Sprite.png Zinc Band 1-4F
MDBag Gravelerock TDS Sprite.png 5 Gravelerock 1-4F
MDBag Iron Thorn RTRB TDS Sprite.png 4 Iron Thorn 1-4F
MDBag Apple TDS Sprite.png Apple 1-4F
MDBag Cheri Berry TDS Sprite.png Cheri Berry 1-4F
MDBag Chesto Berry RTRB TDS Sprite.png Chesto Berry 1-4F
MDBag Oran Berry TDS Sprite.png Oran Berry 1-4F
MDBag Pecha Berry TDS Sprite.png Pecha Berry 1-4F
MDBag Rawst Berry TDS Sprite.png Rawst Berry 1-4F
MDBag Seed TDS Sprite.png Blinker Seed 1-4F
MDBag Seed TDS Sprite.png Eyedrop Seed 1-4F
MDBag Seed TDS Sprite.png Reviver Seed 1-4F
MDBag Seed TDS Sprite.png Totter Seed 1-4F
MDBag Drink TDS Sprite.png Max Elixir 1-4F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png All-Hit Orb 1-4F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png All-Mach Orb 1-4F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Decoy Orb 1-4F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Escape Orb 1-4F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Foe-Fear Orb 1-4F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Foe-Hold Orb 1-4F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Foe-Seal Orb 1-4F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Luminous Orb 1-4F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Petrify Orb 1-4F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Quick Orb 1-4F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Radar Orb 1-4F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Scanner Orb 1-4F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Spurn Orb 1-4F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Sunny Orb 1-4F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Warp Orb 1-4F

Buried items

Item Floors
MDBag Poké TDS Sprite.png 2-200 Poké 1-10F

Traps

The amount of traps depends on the floor:

  • 3-7 on floors 1, 2 and 3
  • 4-8 on floor 4, as well as the unused floors.
Image Trap Appearance %
Chestnut Trap RTRB TDS.png Chestnut Trap 6.33%
Explosion Trap RTRB TDS.png Explosion Trap 2.53%
Grimy Trap RTRB TDS.png Grimy Trap 6.33%
Gust Trap RTRB TDS.png Gust Trap 3.17%
Mud Trap RTRB TDS.png Mud Trap 3.16%
PP-Zero Trap RTRB TDS.png PP-Zero Trap 6.33%
Poison Trap RTRB TDS.png Poison Trap 6.33%
Pokémon Trap RTRB TDS.png Pokémon Trap 6.33%
Seal Trap RTRB TDS.png Seal Trap 3.16%
Selfdestruct Trap RTRB TDS.png Selfdestruct Trap 1.90%
Slow Trap RTRB TDS.png Slow Trap 6.33%
Slumber Trap RTRB TDS.png Slumber Trap 7.60%
Spin Trap RTRB TDS.png Spin Trap 5.69%
Trip Trap RTRB TDS.png Trip Trap 3.16%
Warp Trap RTRB TDS.png Warp Trap 6.33%
Wonder Tile RTRB TDS.png Wonder Tile 25.32%

Layout

Entrance Exit
Dark Wasteland entrance S.png Dark Wasteland exit S.png Dark Wasteland exit 2 S.png
 

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Désert Noir
Germany Flag.png German Dunkles Ödland
Italy Flag.png Italian Deserto Oscuro
Spain Flag.png Spanish Valle Desolado



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Major locations
Sharpedo BluffTreasure TownKangaskhan StorageKecleon Shop
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BeachFogbound LakeHot SpringLuminous SpringPelipper Island
Spinda's CaféSShaymin VillageSSky PeakS
Dungeons
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Side PathCraggy CoastRock PathMt. HornForest Path
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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
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Serenity RiverLandslide CaveLush PrairieTiny MeadowLabyrinth Cave
Oran ForestLake AfarHappy OutlookMt. MistralShimmer Hill
Lost WildernessMidnight ForestZero Isle NorthZero Isle EastZero Isle West
Zero Isle SouthFinal Maze
Dungeons exclusive to Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky
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Star CaveSky Peak Mountain PathMurky ForestEastern CaveFortune RavineSpring Cave
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Dark WastelandSpacial CliffsDark Ice MountainIcicle ForestVast Ice Mountain
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