Mt. Bristle

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Mt. Bristle
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Mt. Bristle トゲトゲやま
Mt. Spiny
Basic info
Floors: 10*
Rest stops: No
Traps: No
Monster Houses: No
Main type: Poison, Normal, Flying
Boss: Drowzee
Recruiting: Yes
Items: 48
Money: Allowed
Starting level: Current
Team members: 4

Mt. Bristle (Japanese: トゲトゲやま Mt. Spiny) is a dungeon in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time, Darkness, and Sky. It is unlocked after completing Drenched Bluff. It has 9 floors. At the end of the dungeon is Mt. Bristle Peak (Japanese: トゲトゲやま ちょうじょう), where the player and their partner battle Drowzee to save Azurill.


The jobs here are ranked E-C by default, depending on the floor.

The size of floors varies, with floor 1 and 8 being on the smaller side and floor 6 being large. The average amount of rooms slowly rises as the player goes through the dungeon, with usually 1-2 Wonder Tiles, 3-5 enemies, as well as 1-4 items on earlier floors and 2-5 on later ones.

The IQ Booster activates on 6th and 8th floor. The turn limit is 1000 on each floor. There is a guaranteed Big Apple in this dungeon.

Pokémon encountered

Mt. Bristle

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
  Machop 1-9 6-7 8.2%
  Geodude 1-9 6-7 8.2%
  Doduo 1-9 7-8 6.4%
  Spinarak 1-9 7-8 6.4%
  Starly 1-9 8-9 8.2%
  Nidorina 4-9 5-6 0.5%
  Nidorino 4-9 5-6 0.5%

Mt. Bristle Peak

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
  Drowzee Peak 12 Unrecruitable Boss
Drowzee can only be found here once.


Item Floors
  2-40TD/70S Poké 1-9F
  5 Geo Pebble 1-9F
  T 4-5 Iron Thorn 1-9F
  DS 4-5 Stick 1-9F
  Apple 1-4, 6-9F
  TS Blue Gummi 1-9F
  TS Grass Gummi 1-9F
  TS Orange Gummi 1-9F
  TS White Gummi 1-9F
  D Clear Gummi 1-9F
  D Pink Gummi 1-9F
  D Red Gummi 1-9F
  D Yellow Gummi 1-9F
  Oran Berry 1-9F
  S Oren Berry 1-9F
  Pecha Berry 1-9F
  Rawst Berry 5-9FTS, 1-9DF
  Cheri Berry 1-9F
  Blast Seed 1-9F
  S Dough Seed 1-9F
  S Dropeye Seed 1-9F
  Heal Seed 1-9F
  S Reviser Seed 1-9F
  Reviver Seed 1-9F
  TS Sleep Seed 1-9F
  S Slip Seed 1-9F
  TS Stun Seed 1-9F
  S Via Seed 1-9F
  TS Warp Seed 1-9F
  DS X-Eye Seed 1-9F
  Max Elixir 1-9F
  S Mix Elixir 1-9F
  DS All-Hit Orb 1-9F
  TS Blowback Orb 1-9F
  Decoy Orb 1-9FD, 1-4SF
  Drought Orb 1-9F
  Escape Orb 1-9F
  T Evasion Orb 1-9F
  D Foe-Fear Orb 1-9F
  DS Foe-Seal Orb 1-9F
  TS Hurl Orb 1-9F
  Luminous Orb 1-9FD, 1-4SF
  Rollcall Orb 1-9F
  Slumber Orb 1-9FD, 1-4SF
  TS Spurn Orb 1-9F
  D Stayaway Orb 1-9F
  TS Switcher Orb 1-9F
  Totter Orb 1-9FD, 1-4SF
  Transfer Orb 1-9FD, 1-4SF
  TS Warp Orb 1-9F
Fixed spawn
  Big Apple 5F


Game Entrance Peak

In other languages

Mt. Bristle

Language Title
  French Mt Hérissé
  German Stachelberg
  Italian Monte Crespo
  Korean 삐죽삐죽 산 Ppijukppijuk San
  Spanish Monte Árido

Mt. Bristle Peak

Language Title
  French Mt Hérissé pic
  German Stachelberggipfel
  Italian Vetta Crespa
  Korean 삐죽삐죽 산 최상층 Ppijukppijuk San Choesangcheung
  Spanish Pico Árido

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 West
Zero Isle SouthFinal Maze
Dungeons exclusive to Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky
Zero Isle CenterDestiny TowerOblivion ForestTreacherous WatersSoutheastern IslandsInferno Cave
Star CaveSky Peak Mountain PathMurky ForestEastern CaveFortune RavineSpring Cave
Southern JungleBoulder QuarryLeft Cave PathRight Cave PathLimestone CavernBarren Valley
Dark WastelandSpacial CliffsDark Ice MountainIcicle ForestVast Ice Mountain
Demo only:
Little PlainsMt. ClearChallenge RiverTrial ForestGuiding SeaHidden Shopkeeper Village
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