As you play Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX on the Nintendo Switch, you’ll notice that some Pokemon possess Rare Qualities, each with its own unique benefits. At first glance, it can be difficult to decipher what each of these Rare Qualities doesbased on its name alone. To make things easier, we’ve put together a list featuring all Rare Qualities and what they do in Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX!
All Rare Qualities in Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX
In Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX, Pokemon you catch have a chance of having Rare Qualities. Alternatively, you can give Rare Qualities to a Pokemon using DX Gummis and Rainbow Gummis.
Having a hard time getting a hold of these Gummis? Be sure to check out our previous guide featuring all Wonder Mail codes in Pokemon Mystery Dungeon as one of them will give you some Rainbow and DX Gummis for free. Good deal, right?
When you have a Pokemon with Rare Qualities, understanding what these Rare Qualities are used for can help you better strategize your gameplay. If you’re wondering about a specific Rare Quality, or simply want to review all of the ones that are available, we’ve got you covered.
Below, we’ve put together a list featuring all Rare Qualities in Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX!
- Bargain: Reduces item prices in Dungeon Shops.
- Blast Control: Reduces explosion damage to your team.
- Brawl: Increases the power of your moves based on the number of enemies in the area.
- Defensive Rhythm: Boosts a Pokemon’s Sp. Def and Defense when they’re hit by enemy attacks for one turn.
- Evasive Rhythm: Boosts a Pokemon’s evasiveness when they’re hit by enemy attacks for one turn.
- Food Finder: Increases the spawn rate of Tiny Apples on dungeon floors.
- Forge a Path: Lets you break walks when walking at the expense of hunger. Move will not work if your Pokemon is 100% hungry, so be sure to feed your Pokemon in order to make use of this Rare Ability.
- Friendly: Increases the odds that Pokemon you battle become your friends.
- Funnel Fun: Increases the speed at which your Pokemon’s HP restores organically.
- Leap Ahead: Moves the Pokemon behind you to the front using a single tile move. After the move ends, the Pokemon will return to its original position.
- Leave Half: If you use a Big Apple, Perfect Apple, Max Elixir, or Revive Seed, your Toolbox will retain an Apple, Max Ether, or Tiny Revive Seed.
- Link Boost: Increases the power of Linked Moves, the more moves that are linked, the more powerful they are.
- Lonely Courage: If a Pokemon has no nearby teammates, its stats increase.
- Mind Over Matter: If a Pokemon steps on a Wonder Tile, conditions such as Poisoned heal and its Strength is restored.
- Moving Up: Increases your Move Experience.
- Narrow Focus: Moves used in corridors will never miss.
- Notorious Fasting: Your Pokemon won’t incur the normal damage they would when 100% hungry. That said, they won’t be able to heal HP on their own until they’re fed again.
- Notorious Healing: Increases the amount of HP that is restored organically.
- Notorious Restoration: Increases the efficacy of food items and items that restore HP.
- PP Pouch: Will restore some of the PP of your Pokemon’s learned moves when they defeat an enemy.
- Rapid Bull’s-Eyes: Moves that hit multiple times never miss.
- Recoil Boost: Increases the power of moves with recoil.
- Riled Up: Increases your Pokemon’s Sp. Attack and Attack when they take damage from an enemy.
- Sales Pitch: Increases the sale price of your items at Shops.
- Shared Happiness: Shares the healing of status conditions to another teammate when one teammate has theirs healed.
- Small Stomach: You can fill your belly completely no matter the food you eat.
- Squad Up: Increases the odds that an enemy Pokemon will want to become friends based on the number of Pokemon you have on your team.
- Squeeze Out: May restore a move’s PP after it reaches 0.
- Steamroll: Will always deal damage to an enemy even if that move’s Type would normally have little to no effect.
- Strike Back: Reduces an enemy’s Sp. Atk and Attack when they are adjacent to your Pokemon and your Pokemon takes damage from them.
- Thrown Item Boost: Increases the efficacy of Stones and Spikes, prevents enemies from catching throwable items.
- Tight Formation: Reduces the damage of wide range moves based on the number of Pokemon you have in your team nearby.
- Wary Walk: Increases the odds that a Trap can be disabled or broken should your Pokemon step on it.
- XP Boost: Increases the XP your Pokemon receives after defeating an enemy while also affecting your full team even if they are at Rescue Team Camps.
As you can tell by the Rare Qualities listed above, having Pokemon with Rare Qualities is extremely useful as they all benefit you in one way or another. To acquire Pokemon with Rare Qualities, you’ll want to acquire Pokemon while exploring various floors, or use items like DX and Rainbow Gummis.
Now that you know all of the Rare Qualities a Pokemon can have in Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX, be sure to read through some of our other helpful guides including how long it’ll take you to beat Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX, all Wonder Mail codes in Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX, and all Starters and Starter Moves in Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX.