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Dark Wasteland くらがりのこうや
Dark Wasteland
Basic info
Floors: 4
Rest stops: No
Traps: Yes
Monster Houses: Yes
Main type: Ghost
Boss: None
Recruiting: No
Items: 48
Money: Allowed
Starting level: Current
Team members: 2*

Dark Wasteland (Japanese: くらがりのこうや Dark Wasteland) is a dungeon that can only be played in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky's Special Episode In the Future of Darkness. This dungeon is the second dungeon in the Special Episode wherein Grovyle is accompanied by Dusknoir, who finds out that the Sableye have betrayed him.


Pokémon encountered

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
092 Gastly 1-4 31-32 Unrecruitable
095 Onix 1-4 29-30 Unrecruitable
200 Misdreavus 1-4 31-32 Unrecruitable
275 Shiftry 1-4 28-29 Unrecruitable
292 Shedinja 1-4 43-44 Unrecruitable
338 Solrock 1-4 34-35 Unrecruitable
451 Skorupi 1-4 28-29 Unrecruitable
Since this is a Special Episode, no Pokémon can be recruited.


Traps encountered and density

As Grovyle and Dusknoir wander through the wasteland, they will encounter up to 7 traps at a time on the first 3 floors. To the "last floor", the 4th floor and the other inaccessible 12 floors, as the venture ends after the fourth floor, up to 8 of them can be found on the same map.

Trap Floors Appearance %
Wonder Tile RTRB TDS.png Wonder Tile 1-4 25.32%
Slumber Trap RTRB TDS.png Slumber Trap 1-4 7.60%
Grimy Trap RTRB TDS.png Grimy Trap 1-4 6.33%
Slow Trap RTRB TDS.png Slow Trap 1-4 6.33%
Poison Trap RTRB TDS.png Poison Trap 1-4 6.33%
PP-Zero Trap RTRB TDS.png PP-Zero Trap 1-4 6.33%
Chestnut Trap RTRB TDS.png Chestnut Trap 1-4 6.33%
Warp Trap RTRB TDS.png Warp Trap 1-4 6.33%
Pokémon Trap RTRB TDS.png Pokémon Trap 1-4 6.33%
Spin Trap RTRB TDS.png Spin Trap 1-4 5.69%
Gust Trap RTRB TDS.png Gust Trap 1-4 3.17%
Seal Trap RTRB TDS.png Seal Trap 1-4 3.16%
Mud Trap RTRB TDS.png Mud Trap 1-4 3.16%
Trip Trap RTRB TDS.png Trip Trap 1-4 3.16%
Explosion Trap RTRB TDS.png Explosion Trap 1-4 2.53%
Selfdestruct Trap RTRB TDS.png Self-Destruct Trap 1-4 1.90%


Entrance Exit
Dark Wasteland entrance S.png Dark Wasteland exit S.png Dark Wasteland exit 2 S.png


In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Désert Noir
Germany Flag.png German Dunkles Ödland
Italy Flag.png Italian Deserto Oscuro
Spain Flag.png Spanish Valle Desolado

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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