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Solar Cave たいようの どうくつ
Solar Cave
Solar Cave.png
Basic info
Floors: 20
Rest stops: No
Traps: Yes
Monster Houses: {{{monsterhouses}}}
Main type: Psychic
Boss: None
Recruiting: Yes
Items: Allowed
Money: Allowed
Starting level: Current
Team members: 4

Solar Cave (Japanese: たいようの どうくつ Solar Cave) is a dungeon in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team that contains 20 floors. It is accessible after the completion of the main story, right after the player talks to Whiscash about Stormy Sea.

Three HMs can be found in this dungeon: Dive on 10F, Waterfall on 15F and Surf on 20F. Keys can be found on the ground, which are required for obtaining Dive and Waterfall. A Pokémon that can travel over water is also required to reach Dive and Surf. Moon Stones and Sun Stones may also be found on the ground, and Link Cables will replace any HMs already obtained by the player. All Pokémon in this dungeon are at least part Psychic-type.

Wild Pokémon

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
360 Wynaut 1-3 20 9.6%
203 Girafarig 1-4 26 7.6%
374 Beldum 1-4 30 7.8%
096 Drowzee 1-5 35 7.9%
177 Natu 1-5 20 9.4%
325 Spoink 1-5 20 7.5%
124 Jynx 1-6 32 Unrecruitable
307 Meditite 4-8 30 5.5%
063 Abra 5-8 16 10.4%
122 Mr. Mime 7-12 29 7.4%
337 Lunatone 8-12 24 5.0%
375 Metang 8-12 24 -19.0%
097 Hypno 9-14 33 Unrecruitable
281 Kirlia 10-15 20 -19.0%
202 Wobbuffet 11-15 30 Unrecruitable
358 Chimecho 12-17 30 6.9%
064 Kadabra 13-20 30 -19.0%
308 Medicham 15-20 32 Unrecruitable
326 Grumpig 16-20 25 Unrecruitable
344 Claydol 16-20 26 Unrecruitable


Item Floors
Poké currency.png 4-262 Poké  ??F
MDBag Scarf Sprite.png Defense Scarf  ??F
MDBag Scarf Sprite.png Detect Band  ??F
MDBag Scarf Sprite.png Heal Ribbon  ??F
MDBag Scarf Sprite.png Pass Scarf  ??F
MDBag Scarf Sprite.png Stamina Band  ??F
MDBag Scarf Sprite.png Twist Band  ??F
MDBag Scarf Sprite.png Weather Band  ??F
MDBag Glasses Sprite.png X-Ray Specs  ??F
MDBag Stone Sprite.png 3-4 Gravelerock  ??F
MDBag Stick Sprite.png 6-9 Stick  ??F
MDBag Cheri Berry Sprite.png Cheri Berry  ??F
MDBag Oran Berry Sprite.png Oran Berry  ??F
MDBag Pecha Berry III Sprite.png Pecha Berry  ??F
MDBag Seed Sprite.png Blast Seed  ??F
MDBag Seed Sprite.png Heal Seed  ??F
MDBag Seed Sprite.png Hunger Seed  ??F
MDBag Health drink Sprite.png Max Elixir  ??F
Bag Moon Stone Sprite.png Moon Stone  ??F
Bag Sun Stone Sprite.png Sun Stone  ??F
MDBag Key Sprite.png Key  ??F
MDBag TM Sprite.png Aerial Ace  ??F
MDBag TM Sprite.png Dive 10F
MDBag TM Sprite.png Facade  ??F
MDBag TM Sprite.png Hidden Power  ??F
MDBag TM Sprite.png Psychic  ??F
MDBag TM Sprite.png Reflect  ??F
MDBag TM Sprite.png Return  ??F
MDBag TM Sprite.png Surf 20F
MDBag TM Sprite.png Taunt  ??F
MDBag TM Sprite.png Thunderbolt  ??F
MDBag TM Sprite.png Torment  ??F
MDBag TM Sprite.png Waterfall 15F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png Blowback Orb  ??F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png Cleanse Orb  ??F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png Escape Orb  ??F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png Hurl Orb  ??F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png Petrify Orb  ??F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png Pounce Orb  ??F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png Scanner Orb  ??F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png Switcher Orb  ??F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png Trapbust Orb  ??F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png Trawl Orb  ??F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png Warp Orb  ??F

HM Dive can only be found on floor 10; HM Waterfall can only be found on floor 15; and HM Surf can only be found on floor 20. Other than these items, there seems to be no connection between items and floor.

Locations in the Pokémon world in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Major locations
Friend AreasTeam BasePokémon SquareKecleon ShopKangaskhan Storage
Makuhita DojoWhiscash PondLuminous CaveHill of the Ancients
Tiny WoodsThunderwave CaveMt. SteelSinister WoodsSilent Chasm
Mt. ThunderGreat CanyonLapis CaveRock PathMt. BlazeSnow Path
Frosty ForestMt. FreezeUproar ForestMagma CavernSky Tower
Howling ForestStormy SeaSilver TrenchMeteor CaveFiery Field
Lightning FieldNorthwind FieldMt. FarawayWestern CaveNorthern Range
Pitfall ValleyBuried RelicWish CaveMurky CaveDesert Region
Southern CavernWyvern HillSolar CaveDarknight RelicGrand Sea
Waterfall PondUnown RelicJoyous TowerFar-off SeaPurity Forest
Oddity CaveRemains IslandMarvelous SeaFantasy StraitUnknown Dungeon
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