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Meteor Cave いんせきの どうくつ
Meteorite Cave
Meteor Cave.png
Basic info
Floors: 20
Rest stops: No
Traps: Yes
Monster Houses: No
Main type: Psychic
Boss: Deoxys
Recruiting: Yes*
Items: 3
Money: Allowed
Starting level: Current
Team members: 1

Meteor Cave (Japanese: いんせきの どうくつ Meteorite Cave) is a dungeon in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team. It is home to Deoxys. Only one Pokémon is allowed to enter, and only Poké is found in the dungeon. A maximum of three items may be carried into the dungeon at once. However, this does not include the player's held item.

Meteor Cave was created when rocks from the destroyed meteor crashed into a mountain. The morning after Lugia is recruited from Silver Trench, Blastoise reports discovering the cave to Xatu, who then gives the cave its name. The partner then suggests the rescue team investigates it.

One random Deoxys form is created on every floor when the leader enters: Attack, Speed, or Defense. The random Deoxys must be defeated to unlock the stairs down. The Normal Deoxys is on the 20th floor, and it is the only one that can be recruited. After Deoxys is recruited, the player gains access to the Enclosed Island Friend Area, of which Deoxys is the only inhabitant.

Floors 1-5 are slightly dark, while floors 6-19 are very dark.


Pokémon encountered

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
386A Deoxys
Attack Forme
1-19 35 Unrecruitable
386D Deoxys
Defense Forme
1-19 35 Unrecruitable
386S Deoxys
Speed Forme
1-19 35 Unrecruitable
386 Deoxys
Normal Forme
20 35 -10%


Item Floors
Poké currency.png 4-226 Poké 1-19F

Traps encountered

Note: The % are rough estimates.

Image Trap Floor 1-9 Floor 10-19
ExplosionTrap.png Explosion Trap 5.64% 5.03%
GrimyTrap.png Grimy Trap 8.06% 7.20%
GustTrap.png Gust Trap 4.03% 3.59%
MudTrap.png Mud Trap 24.19% 21.58%
PitfallTrap.png Pitfall Trap 3.59%
PP-ZeroTrap.png PP-Zero Trap 8.07% 7.20%
PokémonTrap.png Pokémon Trap* 8.06% 7.19%
SealTrap.png Seal Trap 8.07% 7.20%
SelfdestructTrap.png Selfdestruct Trap 2.42% 2.16%
SlowTrap.png Slow Trap 4.03% 3.59%
SlumberTrap.png Slumber Trap 4.03% 3.60%
SpinTrap.png Spin Trap 7.26% 6.48%
StickyTrap.png Sticky Trap 8.07% 14.39%
WarpTrap.png Warp Trap 8.07% 7.20%


  • If a mirage Deoxys is recruited through means of a cheating device, then the game will immediately crash after accepting the mirage into the party.

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Grotte Météore
Germany Flag.png German Meteorhöhle
Italy Flag.png Italian Grotta Meteora
South Korea Flag.png Korean 운석의 동굴 Unseog-ui dong-gul
Spain Flag.png Spanish Cueva Meteora

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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