Great Canyon

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Great Canyon
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Great Canyon いなる峡谷
Great Canyon
Great Canyon PMD RTDX.png
Basic info
Floors: 12
Rest stops: No
Traps: NoRB
Monster Houses: No
Main type: Normal, Grass, FlyingRB
Grass, Normal, FlyingRTDX
Boss: None
Recruiting: Yes
Items: Allowed
Money: Allowed
Starting level: Current
Team members: 3
Great Canyon Map.png

Great Canyon (Japanese: いなる峡谷 Great Canyon) is the seventh dungeon in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX. It consists of 12 floors.

Spoiler warning: this article may contain major plot or ending details.

The protagonist and partner travels through this dungeon to reach the Hill of the Ancients, the home of a Xatu who helps out the protagonist with its precognition. Immediately after completing the mystery dungeon for the first time, the player becomes a fugitive and is not permitted to return to Pokémon Square until after completing Mt. Freeze Peak.


In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, there is no chance of finding a Monster House, a Kecleon Shop, or a buried item in this dungeon. In Rescue Team DX, Kecleon Shops and buried items can appear in this dungeon.

Pokémon encountered

Generation III

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
  Skiploom 1-3 13 -19%
  Dunsparce 1-3 13 7.6%
  Phanpy 1-3 14 8.2%
  Doduo 1-4 14 7.2%
  Vileplume 4-6 14 Unrecruitable
  Breloom 4-6 14 Unrecruitable
  Murkrow 5-7 14 7.2%
  Cacturne 5-8 14 Unrecruitable
  Noctowl 6-8 14 Unrecruitable
  Heracross 7-9 14 2.6%
  Ariados 8-11 14 Unrecruitable
  Tauros 10-12 15 7.9%
  Houndoom 10-12 15 Unrecruitable

Generation VIII

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
  Vileplume 1-3 21 10.8%
  Doduo 1-3 16 10.8%
  Skiploom 1-3 18 10.8%
  Dunsparce 1-3 16 10.8%
  Phanpy 4-6 16 10.8%
  Breloom 4-7 23 10.8%
  Murkrow 4-8 16 10.8%
  Cacturne 4-9 32 10.8%
  Heracross 7-11 16 10.8%
  Ariados 8-12 22 10.8%
  Tauros 9-12 16 10.8%
  Houndoom 10-12 24 10.8%
Fainted Pokémon
  Nidorina 2-12 18 100%
  Nidorino 2-12 18 100%
  Aerodactyl 2-12 20 100%
  Shuckle 2-12 18 100%
  Spheal 2-12 18 100%
  Bagon 2-12 18 100%
Strong Foe*
  Ambipom 3-12 16 Unrecruitable
Shiny Ambipom can only be recruited with a Friend Bow.


Generation III

Item Floors
  4-278 Poké 1-12F
  Power Band 1-12F
  Special Band 1-12F
  3-4 Gravelerock 1-12F
  Apple 1-12F
  Brown Gummi 1-12F
  Clear Gummi 1-12F
  Gold Gummi 1-12F
  Gray Gummi 1-12F
  Orange Gummi 1-12F
  Pink Gummi 1-12F
  Red Gummi 1-12F
  Silver Gummi 1-12F
  Sky Gummi 1-12F
  White Gummi 1-12F
  Yellow Gummi 1-12F
  Cheri Berry 1-12F
  Oran Berry 1-12F
  Pecha Berry 1-12F
  Rawst Berry 1-12F
  Blast Seed 1-12F
  Max Elixir 1-12F
  Aerial Ace 1-12F
  Attract 1-12F
  Brick Break 1-12F
  Bullet Seed 1-12F
  Dig 1-12F
  Facade 1-12F
  Frustration 1-12F
  Giga Drain 1-12F
  Hidden Power 1-12F
  Return 1-12F
  Roar 1-12F
  Safeguard 1-12F
  Secret Power 1-12F
  Shadow Ball 1-12F
  Shock Wave 1-12F
  Taunt 1-12F
  Thief 1-12F
  Torment 1-12F
  Toxic 1-12F
  Link Box 1-12F

Generation VIII

Great Canyon

Item Floors
  10-70 Poké 1-12F
  Apple 1-12F
  Cheri Berry 1-12F
  Oran Berry 1-12F
  Pecha Berry 1-12F
  Rawst Berry 1-12F
  Blast Seed 1-12F
  Eyedrop Seed 1-12F
  Sleep Seed 1-12F
  Stun Seed 1-12F
  Tiny Reviver Seed 1-12F
  Totter Seed 1-12F
  Training Seed 1-12F
  Max Ether 1-12F

Sparkling Floor

Item Floors
  Gold Ribbon 1-12F
  Sitrus Berry 1-12F
  Life Seed 1-12F
  Max Elixir 1-12F
  Calcium 1-12F
  Carbos 1-12F
  Iron 1-12F
  Protein 1-12F
  Zinc 1-12F

Kecleon Shop

Item Floors
  Apple 1-12F
  Cheri Berry 1-12F
  Oran Berry 1-12F
  Pecha Berry 1-12F
  Rawst Berry 1-12F
  Eyedrop Seed 1-12F
  Blast Seed 1-12F
  Sleep Seed 1-12F
  Tiny Reviver Seed 1-12F
  Totter Seed 1-12F
  Max Ether 1-12F
  All Power-Up Orb 1-12F
  Foe-Hold Orb 1-12F
  Foe-Seal Orb 1-12F
  Nullify Orb 1-12F
  Petrify Orb 1-12F
  Quick Orb 1-12F
  Rollcall Orb 1-12F
  Slow Orb 1-12F
  Slumber Orb 1-12F
  Totter Orb 1-12F
  Wigglytuff Orb 1-12F

Traps encountered

Generation VIII

Note: The percentages are calculated from trap frequencies observed across 27 dungeon runs involving a total of 599 traps. Confidence intervals are given at a 95% confidence level.

Image Trap Floor 1-12
  Gust Trap 18.2 ± 2.2 %
  Slumber Trap 44.7 ± 3.6 %
  Spiky Trap 17.7 ± 3.6 %
  Spin Trap 19.4 ± 2.0 %


Entrance Interior


By Pokémon
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In other languages

Language Title
  French Grand Ravin
  German Riesenschlucht
  Italian Canyon Maestoso
  Korean 위대한 대협곡 Widaehan daehyeobgog
  Spanish Gran Cañón

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
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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