Desert Region

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Desert Region
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Desert Region 砂漠地帯
Desert Area
Desert Region RTRB.png
Basic info
Floors: 20
Rest stops: No
Traps: Yes
Monster Houses: Yes
Main type: Ground
Boss: None
Allowances
Recruiting: Yes
Items: Allowed
Money: Allowed
Starting level: Current
Team members: 3

Desert Region (Japanese: 砂漠地帯 Desert Area) is a dungeon in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX that contains 20 floors. It is automatically unlocked on purchasing the Furnace DesertRB/Withering DesertRTDX Rescue team camp.

Gameplay

Sandstorms are very common in this dungeon.

Generation III

In the original games, keys can be found here, on floors 19 and 20. Additionally, sandstorm is the default weather on floors 3, 6, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15 and 18

Generation VIII

In the remake, 20 Golden Fossils, 20 Golden Spikes, and a Deluxe Box can be found on 20F.

Pokémon encountered

Generation III

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
  Sandshrew 1-6 30 10.4%
  Shedinja 1-6 5 Unrecruitable
  Nosepass 1-6 31 7.4%
  Trapinch 1-11 35 8.3%
  Hitmontop 7-13 30 Unrecruitable
  Nidoqueen 7-14 33 Unrecruitable
  Baltoy 12-20 35 5.6%
  Sandslash 15-20 35 Unrecruitable
  Gligar 15-20 12 8.5%
  Dusclops 15-20 33 Unrecruitable


Generation VIII

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Reason: Mystery House
Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
  Sandshrew 1-6 35 ???%
  Shedinja 1-6 35 Unrecruitable
  Nosepass 1-6 35 ???%
  Trapinch 1-11 35 ???%
  Hitmontop 7-13 35 ???%
  Nidoqueen 7-14 35 ???%
  Baltoy 12-19 35 ???%
  Sandslash 15-19 35 ???%
  Gligar 15-19 35 ???%
  Dusclops 15-19 37 ???%
Fainted Pokémon
  Spearow 2-19 37 100%
  Diglett 2-19 37 100%
  Meowth 2-19 37 100%
  Doduo 2-19 39 100%
  Seaking 2-19 39 100%
  Wooper 2-19 ? 100%
  Wurmple 2-19 37 100%
  Cascoon 2-19 ? 100%
  Shelgon 2-19 ? 100%
  Chingling 2-19 ? 100%
Strong Foe
  Sudowoodo 5-13, 15-19 60 ???%


Items

Generation III

Desert Region

Item Floors
  6-226 Poké 1-20F
  Gold Ribbon 1-20F
  Heal Ribbon 1-20F
  Pecha Scarf 1-20F
  Power Band 1-20F
  Stamina Band 1-20F
  Insomniscope 1-20F
  3-4 Gravelerock 1-20F
  Key 19-20F
  Aerial Ace 1-20F
  Attract 1-20F
  Brick Break 1-20F
  Bullet Seed 1-20F
  Calm Mind 1-20F
  Dig 1-20F
  Earthquake 1-20F
  Facade 1-20F
  Fire Blast 1-20F
  Flamethrower 1-20F
  Focus Punch 1-20F
  Frustration 1-20F
  Giga Drain 1-20F
  Hidden Power 1-20F
  Ice Beam 1-20F
  Light Screen 1-20F
  Psychic 1-20F
  Reflect 1-20F
  Rest 1-20F
  Return 1-20F
  Roar 1-20F
  Safeguard 1-20F
  Secret Power 1-20F
  Shadow Ball 1-20F
  Shock Wave 1-20F
  Solarbeam 1-20F
  Taunt 1-20F
  Thief 1-20F
  Thunderbolt 1-20F
  Torment 1-20F
  Toxic 1-20F
  Blowback Orb 1-20F
  Cleanse Orb 1-20F
  Escape Orb 1-20F
  Evasion Orb 1-20F
  Hurl Orb 1-20F
  Petrify Orb 1-20F
  Pounce Orb 1-20F
  Radar Orb 1-20F
  Rebound Orb 1-20F
  Rollcall Orb 1-20F
  Scanner Orb 1-20F
  Switcher Orb 1-20F
  Trapbust Orb 1-20F
  Trawl Orb 1-20F
  Warp Orb 1-20F

Monster House

Item Floors
  6-226 Poké 1-20F
  Aerial Ace 1-20F
  Attract 1-20F
  Brick Break 1-20F
  Bullet Seed 1-20F
  Calm Mind 1-20F
  Dig 1-20F
  Earthquake 1-20F
  Facade 1-20F
  Fire Blast 1-20F
  Flamethrower 1-20F
  Focus Punch 1-20F
  Frustration 1-20F
  Giga Drain 1-20F
  Hidden Power 1-20F
  Ice Beam 1-20F
  Light Screen 1-20F
  Psychic 1-20F
  Reflect 1-20F
  Rest 1-20F
  Return 1-20F
  Roar 1-20F
  Safeguard 1-20F
  Secret Power 1-20F
  Shadow Ball 1-20F
  Shock Wave 1-20F
  Solarbeam 1-20F
  Taunt 1-20F
  Thief 1-20F
  Thunderbolt 1-20F
  Torment 1-20F
  Toxic 1-20F
  Blowback Orb 1-20F
  Cleanse Orb 1-20F
  Escape Orb 1-20F
  Evasion Orb 1-20F
  Hurl Orb 1-20F
  Petrify Orb 1-20F
  Pounce Orb 1-20F
  Radar Orb 1-20F
  Rebound Orb 1-20F
  Rollcall Orb 1-20F
  Scanner Orb 1-20F
  Switcher Orb 1-20F
  Trawl Orb 1-20F
  Warp Orb 1-20F

Kecleon Shop

Item Floors
  Apple 1-20F
  Gray Gummi 1-20F
  Silver Gummi 1-20F

Traps encountered

Generation III

Note: The % are approximations.

Image Trap Floor 1-20
  Explosion Trap 18.18%
  Grimy Trap 9.09%
  Mud Trap 9.09%
  PP-Zero Trap 9.09%
  Seal Trap 9.10%
  Selfdestruct Trap 18.18%
  Slow Trap 9.09%
  Sticky Trap 9.09%
  Warp Trap 9.09%

Other encounters

Generation III

Image Tile Floor 1-20
  Kecleon Carpet 6%
  Monster House 3%

In other languages

Language Title
  French Erg Sans Fin
  German Wüstenregion
  Italian Regione Arida
  Korean 사막 지대 Samak Jidae
  Spanish Gran Desierto



Locations in the Pokémon world in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team, Blue Rescue Team, and Rescue Team DX
Major locations
Friend Areas/Rescue team campsTeam BasePokémon SquareKecleon Shop
Kangaskhan StorageMakuhita DojoWhiscash PondLuminous CaveHill of the Ancients
Dungeons
Tiny WoodsThunderwave CaveMt. SteelSinister WoodsSilent Chasm
Mt. ThunderGreat CanyonLapis CaveRock PathMt. BlazeSnow Path
Frosty ForestMt. FreezeMagma CavernSky TowerUproar Forest
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 Strait
Unknown DungeonRB
Illusory GrottoRTDX


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