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This article is about the dungeon in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky. For the location in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, see Crysta Cave.
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Crystal Cave
Crystal Crossing →
Crystal Cave すいしょうのどうくつ
Crystal Cave
Basic info
Floors: 11
Rest stops: No
Traps: Yes
Monster Houses: Yes
Main type: Ground
Boss: None
Recruiting: Yes
Items: 48
Money: Allowed
Starting level: Current
Team members: 4

Crystal Cave (Japanese: すいしょうのどうくつ Crystal Cave) is a dungeon in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky. It has 11 floors. It is unlocked the day after the player beats the boss in Quicksand Cave. After clearing the dungeon initially, it cannot be revisited until after the credits.

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After the 11th floor, players must solve a puzzle to get to Crystal Crossing. To solve the puzzle, the player must turn all the crystals blue. After clearing the dungeon on subsequent visits, the player can choose to continue exploring in Crystal Crossing.
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Pokémon encountered

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
075 Graveler 1-6 24 0.5%
336 Seviper 1-7 24-25 6.4%
374 Beldum 1-7 22-23 6.4%
413G Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
1-11 26-28 8.2%
447 Riolu 4-8 TS 26-27 8.2%
408 Cranidos 5-9 25,26 8.2%
232 Donphan 6-11 25,26 0.5%
410 Shieldon 7-11 25-27 8.2%
076 Golem 8-11 28 0.5%
In Explorers of Sky, Riolu and Donphan will appear only after graduation.


Item Floors
Poké currency.png 2-113 Poké 1-11F
MDBag Scarf Sprite.png Defense Scarf 1-11F
MDBag Scarf Sprite.png Persim Band 1-11F
MDBag Scarf Sprite.png Power Band 1-11F
MDBag Scarf Sprite.png Twist Band 1-11F
MDBag Geo Pebble Sprite.png 5 Geo Pebble 1-11F
MDBag Iron Thorn Sprite.png 4 Iron Thorn 1-11F
MDBag Silver Spike Sprite.png 4 Silver Spike 1-11F
MDBag Apple Sprite.png Apple 1-11F
MDBag Clear Gummi Sprite.png Clear Gummi 1-11F
MDBag Orange Gummi Sprite.png Orange Gummi 1-11F
MDBag Sky Gummi Sprite.png Sky Gummi 1-11F
MDBag Yellow Gummi Sprite.png Yellow Gummi 1-11F
MDBag Cheri Berry Sprite.png Cheri Berry 1-11F
MDBag Pecha Berry Sprite.png Pecha Berry 1-11F
MDBag Oran Berry Sprite.png Oran Berry 1-11F
MDBag Seed Sprite.png Heal Seed 1-11F
MDBag Seed Sprite.png Pure Seed 1-11F
MDBag Seed Sprite.png Violent Seed 1-11F
MDBag Seed Sprite.png X-Eye Seed 1-11F
MDBag TM Sprite.png Brick Break 1-11F
MDBag TM Sprite.png Light Screen 1-11F
MDBag TM Sprite.png Rest 1-11F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png All-Hit Orb 1-11F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png Foe-Fear Orb 1-11F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png Foe-Seal Orb 1-11F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png Hurl Orb 1-11F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png One-Shot Orb 1-11F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png Rollcall Orb 1-11F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png Slumber Orb 1-11F
MDBag Wonder Orb Sprite.png Spurn Orb 1-11F

There seems to be no connection to items and floor.

Traps encountered

This dungeon has the same traps as Quicksand Cave.

Image Trap
ChestnutTrap.png Chestnut Trap
SelfdestructTrap.png Selfdestruct Trap
WarpTrap.png Warp Trap
SlowTrap.png Slow Trap
SpinTrap.png Spin Trap
PokémonTrap.png Pokémon Trap
SlumberTrap.png Slumber Trap
SummonTrap.png Summon Trap
GustTrap.png Gust Trap
PoisonTrap.png Poison Trap
TripTrap.png Trip Trap


Entrance End
Crystal Cave entrance.png Crystal Cave.png

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Caverne Cristal
Germany Flag.png German Kristallhöhle
Italy Flag.png Italian Grotta di cristallo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 수정 동굴 Sujeong Donggul
Spain Flag.png Spanish Cueva Cristal

Locations in Pokémon world in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky
Major locations
Sharpedo BluffTreasure TownKangaskhan StorageKecleon Shop
Marowak DojoChimecho AssemblyWigglytuff's GuildCroagunk's Swap Shop
BeachFogbound LakeHot SpringLuminous SpringPelipper Island
Spinda's CaféSShaymin VillageSSky PeakS
Beach CaveDrenched BluffMt. BristleWaterfall CaveApple Woods
Side PathCraggy CoastRock PathMt. HornForest Path
Foggy ForestSteam CaveAmp PlainsNorthern DesertQuicksand Cave
Crystal CaveCrystal CrossingChasm CaveDark HillSealed Ruin
Dusk ForestDeep Dusk ForestTreeshroud ForestBrine CaveHidden Land
Temporal TowerMystifying ForestBlizzard IslandCrevice CaveSurrounded Sea
Miracle SeaAegis CaveMt. TravailThe NightmareSpacial Rift
Dark CraterConcealed RuinsMarine ResortBottomless SeaShimmer Desert
Mt. AvalancheGiant VolcanoWorld AbyssSky StairwayMystery Jungle
Serenity RiverLandslide CaveLush PrairieTiny MeadowLabyrinth Cave
Oran ForestLake AfarHappy OutlookMt. MistralShimmer Hill
Lost WildernessMidnight ForestZero Isle NorthZero Isle EastZero Isle South
Zero Isle WestFinal Maze
Dungeons exclusive to Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky
Sky Peak Mountain PathStar CaveMurky ForestEastern Cave
Fortune RavineSpring CaveSouthern JungleBoulder Quarry
Left Cave PathRight Cave PathLimestone CavernBarren ValleyDark Wasteland
Spacial CliffsDark Ice MountainIcicle ForestVast Ice MountainZero Isle Center
Destiny TowerOblivion ForestTreacherous WatersSoutheastern IslandsInferno Cave
Demo only:
Little PlainsMt. ClearChallenge RiverTrial ForestGuiding SeaHidden Shopkeeper Village
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