Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX is a remake of the original; Red Rescue Team on the GameBoy Advance from 2006. After choosing a Pokemon and picking a partner to form your very own rescue team your objective is to enter randomly generated dungeons to save Pokemon that have got themselves stuck in treacherous locations like Silent Chasm and Frosty Forest. Check out our Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX cheats and tips to get help in the game.
Cheats, Tips and Strategy
Below is a collection of hints and tips that will help you to progress in the game. These include how to avoid dungeon traps and how to Link moves. As well as these hints and tips we also have a mini-guide here which goes into more details on some of the tips we have below:
How to Defeat Pokemon
You can use various items to defeat hostile Pokemon in addition to the abilities of your Rescue Team. Other ways to defeat enemy Pokemon are to lead them to traps, use moves like Roar to push them into lava or evade them by going to places only Pokemon with a specific type can go to. Check out our How to Choose the Best Partner guide to find out how you can get the perfect partner Pokemon.
How to Avoid Dungeon Traps
Make sure when exploring the later harder dungeons in Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX you do so with care otherwise you may find yourself accidentally stepping on invisible traps that will hinder the progress of you and your team. Stepping on a trap may affect your stats, inflict damage, and simply mess up with your items. There are however items that let you avoid these traps such as Trap Scarf, See-Trap Orb, Trapbust Orb and Google Specs. IQ Skills which perform similar functions are Trap Seer and Trap Avoider. You can even use traps against your enemies.
What are Monster Houses
Monster Houses in Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX contain a large number of hostile enemy Pokemon. You can either attempt to take them all down to earn a decent amount of EXP or you can run from them.
How to Link Moves
If you go to Gulpin in the Pokemon Square you will be able to link your Pokemon's moves so they will be able to perform multiple moves in a single turn. Using a Linked move comes with additional costs to a Pokemon's PP and Hunger so they must be used wisely. Check out our How to Level Up guide to find out everything you need to know about doing this at the Makuhita Dojo.
How to Mega Evolve
In order to Mega Evolve in Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX the Pokemon must consume an Empowerment Seed. This will make the Pokemon become Awakened, in this state their Linked moves will always perform a critical hit and they will also bypass any type disadvantages. Check out our How to Evolve Pokemon guide to find out how you access this ability.
What is Move Growth
A new feature in Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX is Move Growth which is a system that allows attacking moves to grow in power the more you use them. To grow a move, you just need to use the move over and over again and fill up the tiny move experience bar that is next to the move's name. The best way to grow moves is the Dojo Drills at the Makuhita Dojo as the training mazes boost your EXP rate. Another way to boost the power of your moves is to bring ethers with you and spam moves in mystery dungeons.
How to Leave a Dungeon
You can leave a dungeon in Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX by making your way to the lowest floor, or in the cases of some dungeons, the highest floor. Once you reach the last staircase the game will give you the option of leaving the dungeon. There are however some dungeons that first require you to defeat a boss before you can leave them. If you accepted a job from the Pelipper Post Office you will be able to leave the dungeon when it has been completed.
Continue Failed Dungeons
Unlike the previous Pokemon Mystery Dungeon games you can continue from where you fainted. However all the money and items you were carrying wll be lost.
We hope these tips help you out in the game, but for further help, try our beginners guide, we also have some FAQs for Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX, you can also submit your own questions there for other players to answer.
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX Questions & Answers