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Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX | Up To Thunderwave Cave - Story Walkthrough

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Check out this guide for the story walkthrough up to Thunderwave Cave in Pokemon Dungeon DX. Includes battle strategies, choices, tips, item locations, and more!

Table of Contents

Story Progression
-Mt. Steel >>
Check Out The Main Story List Here

Choosing A Starter Pokemon - Walkthrough & Tips

Which Starter Should You Get?

1Answer the questions
2Choose a starter Pokemon
3Choose your partner Pokemon

1~2: Answering The Questions

Choosing a starter Pokemon

The game starts with a series of questions. The game will then recommend a Pokemon depending on how you answered in the interview. Note that you can simply choose the Pokemon that you like after the interview.

Check Out The Best Starters List & Quiz Guide Here

3: Choosing A Partner Pokemon

Choosing your partner Pokemon

Your partner Pokemon will be your constant companion during your adventures in Pokemon Dungeon DX. Choose well and consider the weaknesses and strengths of each type!

Tiny Woods - Walkthrough & Tips

Pokemon In Tiny Woods

Pidgey iconPidgey
(Normal, Flying)
Exeggcute iconExeggcute
(Grass, Psychic)
Sunkern iconSunkern
Wurmple iconWurmple

Any Pokemon Is Okay!

As the tutorial dungeon, Pokemon here are weak and can be defeated by any of the starters. So play around and practice your starter's and partner's moves here!

Check Out The Pokedex Here!

Rescuing Caterpie

1Finish the cutscene and explore Tiny Woods
2Mind the cutscenes and pop-up tutorials explaining the basics of dungeon exploration
3Descend down to B5F to rescue Caterpie and finish the dungeon

1~3: First Dungeon Mission

first dungeon mission

The first mission will be to find lost Caterpie in Tiny Woods. There is no need to eliminate all enemy Pokemon here. Take note of the tutorials as you explore the dungeon. Reaching B4F will end the mission.

Thunderwave Cave Rescue - Walkthrough & Tips

Pokemon In Thunderwave Cave

Rattata IconRattata
Nidoran♀ iconNidoran♀
Voltorb iconVoltorb
Elekid iconElekid
Poochyena iconPoochyena
Plusle iconPlusle
Minun iconMinun

Bring Ground Pokemon

Ground-type Pokemon will make things very easy in the Thunderwave Cave as most of the Pokemon here are of the Thunder type. For those that chose Mudkip and Cubone, this rescue job will be a walk in the park.

Check Out The Pokedex Here!

Forming A Rescue Team

1Form a rescue team with your partner and think of a name
2Continue with the cutscenes to receive a Rescue Team Starter Set
3Interact with the Mailbox and go to Thunderwave Cave
4Fight your way down to B6F to finish the dungeon

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1~3: Create A Rescue Team

forming a rescue team

This part will only be a series of cutscenes that require minimal player input. To proceed, check the mailbox and then go to Thunderwave Cave for your next mission.

4: Rescuing The Magnemites


The Magnemites will be located in B6F. This dungeon will serve as an extension of the tutorial and will teach you new dungeon mechanics and gimmicks.

Story Progression
-Mt. Steel >>

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