List of in-game event Pokémon in Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

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This is a list of Pokémon obtainable from events found in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Most of these Pokémon can only be obtained once per game; however, some may also be obtained in other ways as well. Unless stated otherwise, all Pokémon listed here can be Shiny.

Sinnoh starter Pokémon

These Pokémon are found in Professor Rowan's suitcase. The player has to use either Turtwig, Chimchar, or Piplup to save themselves from a wild Starly.

Turtwig

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Turtwig / Dex No. 387 Lake Verity Normal Tackle
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Water Withdraw
387Turtwig.png Grass Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
None None - Ability Overgrow
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Chimchar

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Chimchar / Dex No. 390 Lake Verity Normal Scratch
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Leer
390Chimchar.png Fire Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
None None - Ability Blaze
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Piplup

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Piplup / Dex No. 393 Lake Verity Normal Pound
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
393Piplup.png Water Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
None None - Ability Torrent
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Eevee

This Pokémon is obtained from Bebe in Hearthome City after obtaining the National Pokédex.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Eevee / Dex No. 133 Hearthome City Normal Tackle
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Growl
133Eevee.png Normal Unknown - Normal Tail Whip
Item - Ground Sand Attack
None None - Ability Run Away or Adaptability
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Drifloon

This Pokémon can be found at the Valley Windworks every Friday after Mars is defeated for the first time.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Drifloon / Dex No. 425 Valley Windworks Normal Focus Energy
Lv.22 Type Met at Lv. 22. Dark Payback
425Drifloon.png Ghost Flying - Ghost Hex
Item - Ghost Shadow Ball
None None - Ability Aftermath or Unburden
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Happiny

A Hiker NPC in Hearthome City will give the player a Happiny Egg.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Happiny Dex No. 440 Traveling Man Normal Minimize
Lv.1 Type Egg received. Normal Pound
440Happiny.png Normal Unknown (Date hatched) Normal Copycat
Item (Place hatched) -- --
None None Egg hatched. Ability Natural Cure or Serene Grace
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Spiritomb

This Pokémon can be found at the Hallowed Tower after placing the Odd Keystone and speaking to people in Grand Underground 32 times.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Spiritomb / Dex No. 442 Route 209 Ghost Spite
Lv.25 Type Met at Lv. 25. Dark Payback
442Spiritomb.png Ghost Dark - Dark Nasty Plot
Item - Ghost Hex
None None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Riolu

Riley will give the player a Riolu Egg after making it through Iron Island.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Riolu / Dex No. 447 Traveling Man Normal Quick Attack
Lv.1 Type Egg received. Normal Endure
447Riolu.png Fighting Unknown (Date hatched) -- --
Item (Place hatched) -- --
None None Egg hatched. Ability Steadfast or Inner Focus
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Rotom

This Rotom appears in the Old Chateau at night after the player obtains the National Pokédex.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Rotom Dex No. 479 Old Chateau Normal Double Team
Lv.15 Type Met at Lv. 15. Electric Thunder Shock
479Rotom.png Electric Ghost - Ghost Confuse Ray
Item - Electric Charge
None None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Floaroma Town Mythical Pokémon

If the Nintendo Switch system being used has save data from previous mainline Pokémon games, the player may talk to an appropriate NPC in Floaroma Town to receive these Mythical Pokémon. Players of Let's Go, Pikachu! or Let's Go, Eevee! can receive a Mew, while players of Sword or Shield can receive a Jirachi. These Mythical Pokémon cannot be Shiny.

Mew

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Mew Dex No. 151 Floaroma Town Normal Pound
Lv.1 Type Met at Lv. 1. Normal Reflect Type
151Mew.png Psychic Unknown - -- --
Item - -- --
None None - Ability Synchronize
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Jirachi

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Jirachi Dex No. 385 Floaroma Town Psychic Confusion
Lv.5 Type Met at Lv. 5. Normal Wish
385Jirachi.png Steel Psychic - -- --
Item - -- --
None None - Ability Serene Grace
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Ramanas Park Legendary Pokémon

These Legendary Pokémon are available at the Ramanas Park (version 1.1.0 update is required) after the player obtains the National Pokédex from Professor Oak. These Pokémon can only have their Hidden Ability if possible.

Legendary birds

These Pokémon can be encountered by inserting Kanto Slates three times into a pedestal inside the Kanto Room.

Articuno
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Articuno Dex No. 144 Ramanas Park Flying Hurricane
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Mind Reader
144Articuno.png Ice Flying - Ice Blizzard
Item - Ice Sheer Cold
None None - Ability Snow Cloak
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Zapdos
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Zapdos Dex No. 145 Ramanas Park Electric Thunder
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Fighting Detect
145Zapdos.png Electric Flying - Electric Magnetic Flux
Item - Electric Zap Cannon
None None - Ability Static
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Moltres
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Moltres Dex No. 146 Ramanas Park Flying Hurricane
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Endure
146Moltres.png Fire Flying - Fire Burn Up
Item - Flying Sky Attack
None None - Ability Flame Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Mewtwo

This Pokémon can be encountered by inserting a Genome Slate into a pedestal inside the Genome Room.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Mewtwo Dex No. 150 Ramanas Park Psychic Psychic
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Power Swap
150Mewtwo.png Psychic Unknown - Psychic Guard Swap
Item - Ice Mist
None None - Ability Unnerve
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Legendary beasts

These Pokémon can be encountered by inserting Johto Slates three times into a pedestal inside the Johto Room.

Raikou
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Raikou Dex No. 243 Ramanas Park Psychic Extrasensory
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Electric Discharge
243Raikou.png Electric Unknown - Psychic Reflect
Item - Water Rain Dance
None None - Ability Inner Focus
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Entei
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Entei Dex No. 244 Ramanas Park Psychic Extrasensory
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Fire Lava Plume
244Entei.png Fire Unknown - Normal Swagger
Item - Fire Sunny Day
None None - Ability Inner Focus
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Suicune
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Suicune Dex No. 245 Ramanas Park Psychic Extrasensory
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Water Surf
245Suicune.png Water Unknown - Psychic Mirror Coat
Item - Water Rain Dance
None None - Ability Inner Focus
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Tower duo

Lugia

This Pokémon can be encountered by inserting a Squall Slate into a pedestal inside the Squall Room.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Lugia Dex No. 249 Ramanas Park Psychic Extrasensory
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Recover
249Lugia.png Psychic Flying - Flying Aeroblast
Item - Water Rain Dance
None None - Ability Multiscale
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Ho-Oh

This Pokémon can be encountered by inserting a Rainbow Slate into a pedestal inside the Rainbow Room.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Ho-Oh Dex No. 250 Ramanas Park Psychic Extrasensory
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Recover
250Ho-Oh.png Fire Flying - Fire Sacred Fire
Item - Fire Sunny Day
None None - Ability Regenerator
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Legendary titans

These Pokémon can be encountered by inserting Discovery Slates three times into a pedestal inside the Discovery Room.

Regirock
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Regirock Dex No. 377 Ramanas Park Rock Stone Edge
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Fighting Superpower
377Regirock.png Rock Unknown - Normal Lock-On
Item - Electric Zap Cannon
None None - Ability Sturdy
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Regice
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Regice Dex No. 378 Ramanas Park Ice Blizzard
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Fighting Superpower
378Regice.png Ice Unknown - Normal Lock-On
Item - Electric Zap Cannon
None None - Ability Ice Body
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Registeel
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Registeel Dex No. 379 Ramanas Park Steel Heavy Slam
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Fighting Superpower
379Registeel.png Steel Unknown - Normal Lock-On
Item - Electric Zap Cannon
None None - Ability Light Metal
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Eon duo

These Pokémon can be encountered by inserting Soul Slates twice into a pedestal inside the Soul Room.

Latias
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Latias Dex No. 380 Ramanas Park Normal Reflect Type
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Psychic
380Latias.png Dragon Psychic - Psychic Guard Split
Item - Psychic Healing Wish
None None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Latios
Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Latios Dex No. 381 Ramanas Park Normal Simple Beam
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Psychic
381Latios.png Dragon Psychic - Psychic Power Split
Item - Dark Memento
None None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Super-ancient Pokémon

Kyogre

This Pokémon can be encountered by inserting a Oceanic Slate into a pedestal inside the Oceanic Room.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Kyogre Dex No. 382 Ramanas Park Ice Ice Beam
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Ice Sheer Cold
382Kyogre.png Water Unknown - Water Aqua Ring
Item - Water Origin Pulse
None None - Ability Drizzle
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Groudon

This Pokémon can be encountered by inserting a Tectonic Slate into a pedestal inside the Tectonic Room.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Groudon Dex No. 383 Ramanas Park Fighting Hammer Arm
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Ground Fissure
383Groudon.png Ground Unknown - Psychic Rest
Item - Ground Precipice Blades
None None - Ability Drought
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP
Rayquaza

This Pokémon can be encountered by inserting a Stratospheric Slate into a pedestal inside the Stratospheric Room.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Rayquaza Dex No. 384 Ramanas Park Dragon Dragon Pulse
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Hyper Voice
384Rayquaza.png Dragon Flying - Psychic Rest
Item - Flying Fly
None None - Ability Air Lock
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Lake guardians

Uxie

Uxie appears in Lake Acuity after Team Galactic is defeated and the player faces Dialga or Palkia.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Uxie Dex No. 480 Acuity Cavern Psychic Imprison
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Psychic Extrasensory
480Uxie.png Psychic Unknown - Psychic Amnesia
Item - Psychic Psychic
None None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Mesprit

Mesprit appears in Lake Verity after Team Galactic is defeated and the player faces Dialga or Palkia. After the player talks to Mesprit, it will roam Sinnoh.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Mesprit Dex No. 481 (Place caught) Psychic Imprison
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Psychic Extrasensory
481Mesprit.png Psychic Unknown - Fairy Charm
Item - Psychic Psychic
None None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Azelf

Azelf appears in Lake Valor after Team Galactic is defeated and the player faces Dialga or Palkia.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Azelf Dex No. 482 Valor Cavern Psychic Imprison
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Psychic Extrasensory
482Azelf.png Psychic Unknown - Dark Nasty Plot
Item - Psychic Psychic
None None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Dialga and Palkia

The player can face Dialga or Palkia at the Spear Pillar after Cyrus is defeated.

Dialga

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Dialga Dex No. 483 Spear Pillar Rock Ancient Power
Lv.47 Type Met at Lv. 47. Normal Slash
483Dialga.png Steel Dragon - Steel Flash Cannon
Item - Dragon Roar of Time
None None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Palkia

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Palkia Dex No. 484 Spear Pillar Rock Ancient Power
Lv.47 Type Met at Lv. 47. Normal Slash
484Palkia.png Water Dragon - Water Aqua Ring
Item - Dragon Spacial Rend
None None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Heatran

After Buck returns the Magma Stone, Heatran can be encountered at Stark Mountain.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Heatran / Dex No. 485 Stark Mountain Steel Metal Sound
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Ground Earth Power
485Heatran.png Fire Steel - Fire Heat Wave
Item - Rock Stone Edge
None None - Ability Flash Fire
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Regigigas

If the player has a Regirock, Regice, and Registeel in their party, Regigigas can be faced at the Snowpoint Temple. The temple is inaccessible until the player obtains the National Pokédex.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Regigigas Dex No. 486 Snowpoint Temple Rock Wide Guard
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Psychic Zen Headbutt
486Regigigas.png Normal Unknown - Steel Heavy Slam
Item - Fighting Hammer Arm
None None - Ability Slow Start
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Giratina

After obtaining the National Pokédex, Giratina can be found in the last room of Turnback Cave.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Giratina Dex No. 487 Turnback Cave Ghost Shadow Force
Lv.70 Type Met at Lv. 70. Normal Pain Split
487Giratina-Altered.png Ghost Dragon - Fighting Aura Sphere
Item - Dragon Dragon Claw
None None - Ability Pressure
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

Cresselia

After obtaining the National Pokédex, a sailor in Canalave City will ask the player to obtain a Lunar Feather to heal his son. The player can travel to Fullmoon Island, where a Cresselia will be waiting. After talking to Cresselia, it will roam Sinnoh and leave a Lunar Feather behind.

Pokémon Info Trainer Memo Pokémon Skills
Bag Poké Ball Sprite.png Cresselia Dex No. 488 (Place caught) Normal Slash
Lv.50 Type Met at Lv. 50. Psychic Psycho Cut
488Cresselia.png Psychic Unknown - Fairy Moonlight
Item - Normal Safeguard
None None - Ability Levitate
Its Poké Ball depends on the one used to catch it.
Can be obtained in: Sw Sh BD SP

See also


Event distributions
Standard event Pokémon distributions
Generation I: JapaneseEuropean language
Generation II: JapaneseEuropean language
Generation III: JapaneseEnglishGermanSpanishFrenchItalian
Generation IV: Japanese (local | Wi-Fi) • English (local | Wi-Fi) • German (local | Wi-Fi)
Spanish (local | Wi-Fi) • French (local | Wi-Fi) • Italian (local | Wi-Fi) • Korean (local | Wi-Fi)
Trading (GTS)
Generation V: Japanese (local | Wi-Fi) • English (local | Wi-Fi) • German (local | Wi-Fi)
Spanish (local | Wi-Fi) • French (local | Wi-Fi) • Italian (local | Wi-Fi) • Korean (local | Wi-Fi)
Global Link promotions
Generation VI: Japanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • American region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
PAL region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • Korean region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
Taiwanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
LocalTrading
Generation VII: 3DS: Japanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • American region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
PAL region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • Korean region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
Taiwanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
LocalQR Codes
Switch: Serial code
Generation VIII: InternetSerial code
Specific events: Gather More Pokémon! Campaign
PCNY (Gen II | Gen III) • Trade and Battle DayJourney Across AmericaParty of the Decade
Special Pokémon from games
In-game: Gen IGen IIGen IIIGen IVGen VGen VI
Gen VII (3DSSwitch) • Gen VIII (SwShBDSP)
Wild PokémonIn-game trades (Hayley's trades)
Game-based: Gen IGen IIGen IIIGen IVGen VIGen VIIGen VIII
Other: Undistributed
Non-Pokémon event distributions
Gen IIIGen IVGen VGen VIGen VII (Game-based) • Gen VIII
Global Link
Other lists
Notable ID numbers (Gens I-IIIII onward) • Wonder Cards (Gen VGen VIGen VII) • Serial code prefixes
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