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Southern Cavern
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Southern Cavern 洞穴
Southern Cave
Southern Cavern RTRB.png
Basic info
Floors: 50
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

Southern Cavern (Japanese: 洞穴 Southern Cave) is a dungeon in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX that contains 50 floors. It is automatically unlocked on obtaining the Boulder Cave Friend Area from an optional rescue mission, after the completion of the main story.

Contents

Gameplay

Generation III

Metal Coat can be found on 49F and 50F. Additionally, all floors are shrouded in darkness, limiting field of view in hallways to 2 tiles.

Generation VIII

The last floor contains 5 Evolution Crystals, 2 Deluxe Boxes, and 1 Focus Blast TM.

Pokémon encountered

Generation III

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
074 Geodude 1-6 27 9.1%
050 Diglett 1-7 33 10.9%
273 Seedot 1-9 30 11.2%
104 Cubone 5-10 28 10.5%
034 Nidoking 8-19 30 Unrecruitable
231 Phanpy 10-19 31 8.2%
329 Vibrava 12-20 30 -19%
343 Baltoy 12-22 32 5.6%
207 Gligar 15-25 22 8.5%
246 Larvitar 16-26 28 12.2%
168 Ariados 20-30 27 Unrecruitable
051 Dugtrio 20-31 30 Unrecruitable
105 Marowak 21-30 24 Unrecruitable
075 Graveler 25-36 35 -19%
111 Rhyhorn 31-39 30 7.7%
330 Flygon 31-39 35 Unrecruitable
232 Donphan 31-40 30 Unrecruitable
247 Pupitar 37-45 35 -19%
076 Golem 40-50 29 -30%
095 Onix 40-50 40 9.6%
112 Rhydon 40-50 28 Unrecruitable



Generation VIII

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Please feel free to edit this section to add missing information and complete it.
Reason: Fainted Pokémon, Mystery Houses.
Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
074 Geodude 1-6 42  ???%
273 Seedot 1-6 42  ???%
050 Diglett 1-7 42  ???%
100 Voltorb 4-8 42  ???%
231 Phanpy 4-12 42  ???%
034 Nidoking 9-19 42  ???%
104 Cubone 10-19 42  ???%
330 Flygon 12-20 45  ???%
343 Baltoy 12-22 42  ???%
207 Gligar 15-25 42  ???%
246 Larvitar 16-26 42  ???%
111 Rhyhorn 20-30 42  ???%
168 Ariados 20-30 42  ???%
051 Dugtrio 20-31 42  ???%
075 Graveler 25-36 42  ???%
105 Marowak 30-40 42  ???%
329 Vibrava 31-39 42  ???%
232 Donphan 31-40 42  ???%
247 Pupitar 37-45 42  ???%
095 Onix 40-49 42  ???%
076 Golem 40-49 42  ???%
112 Rhydon 40-49 42  ???%
Fainted Pokémon
043 Oddish 2-49  ? 100%
057 Primeape 2-49 46 100%
066 Machop 2-49 44 100%
082 Magneton 2-49 44 100%
115 Kangaskhan 2-49  ? 100%
116 Horsea 2-49  ? 100%
138 Omanyte 2-49 44 100%
175 Togepi 2-49  ? 100%
205 Forretress 2-49 44 100%
214 Heracross 2-49 46 100%
232 Donphan 2-49 46 100%
271 Lombre 2-49 44 100%
281 Kirlia 2-49  ? 100%
286 Breloom 2-49 44 100%
307 Meditite 2-49 44 100%
374 Beldum 2-49 55 100%
375 Metang 2-49 55 100%
Mystery House
093 Haunter 16 42 100%
Strong Foe
213 Shuckle 12-49 60  ???%


Items

Generation III

Southern Cavern

Item Floors
MDBag Poké RTRB Sprite.png 6-226 Poké 1-48F
MDBag Scarf RTRB Sprite.png Bounce Band 1-48F
MDBag Scarf RTRB Sprite.png Def. Scarf 1-48F
MDBag Scarf RTRB Sprite.png Diet Ribbon 1-48F
MDBag Scarf RTRB Sprite.png Joy Ribbon 1-48F
MDBag Scarf RTRB Sprite.png No-Stick Cap 1-48F
MDBag Scarf RTRB Sprite.png Pierce Band 1-48F
MDBag Scarf RTRB Sprite.png Racket Band 1-48F
MDBag Scarf RTRB Sprite.png Sneak Scarf 1-48F
MDBag Scarf RTRB Sprite.png Special Band 1-48F
MDBag Scarf RTRB Sprite.png Zinc Band 1-48F
MDBag Glasses RTRB Sprite.png X-Ray Specs 1-48F
MDBag Stone RTRB Sprite.png 3-4 Gravelerock 1-48F
MDBag Apple TDS Sprite.png Big Apple 1-48F
MDBag Cheri Berry TDS Sprite.png Cheri Berry 1-48F
MDBag Oran Berry TDS Sprite.png Oran Berry 1-48F
MDBag Pecha Berry TDS Sprite.png Pecha Berry 1-48F
MDBag Seed RTRB Sprite.png Heal Seed 1-48F
MDBag Metal Coat RTRB Sprite.png Metal Coat 49-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Aerial Ace 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Attract 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Brick Break 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Bullet Seed 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Calm Mind 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Dig 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Earthquake 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Facade 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Fire Blast 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Flamethrower 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Focus Punch 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Frustration 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Giga Drain 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Hidden Power 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Ice Beam 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Light Screen 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Psychic 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Reflect 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Rest 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Return 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Roar 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Safeguard 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Secret Power 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Shadow Ball 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Shock Wave 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Solarbeam 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Taunt 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Thief 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Thunderbolt 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Torment 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Toxic 1-50F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Blowback Orb 1-48F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Cleanse Orb 1-48F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Escape Orb 1-48F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Evasion Orb 1-48F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Hurl Orb 1-48F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Petrify Orb 1-48F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Pounce Orb 1-48F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Radar Orb 1-48F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Rebound Orb 1-48F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Rollcall Orb 1-48F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Scanner Orb 1-48F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Switcher Orb 1-48F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Trapbust Orb 1-48F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Trawl Orb 1-48F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Warp Orb 1-48F

Monster House

Item Floors
MDBag Poké RTRB Sprite.png 6-226 Poké 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Aerial Ace 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Attract 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Brick Break 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Bullet Seed 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Calm Mind 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Dig 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Earthquake 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Facade 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Fire Blast 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Flamethrower 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Focus Punch 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Frustration 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Giga Drain 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Hidden Power 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Ice Beam 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Light Screen 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Psychic 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Reflect 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Rest 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Return 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Roar 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Safeguard 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Secret Power 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Shadow Ball 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Shock Wave 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Solarbeam 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Taunt 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Thief 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Thunderbolt 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Torment 1-50F
MDBag TM RTRB Sprite.png Toxic 1-50F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Blowback Orb 1-50F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Cleanse Orb 1-50F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Escape Orb 1-50F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Evasion Orb 1-50F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Hurl Orb 1-50F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Petrify Orb 1-50F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Pounce Orb 1-50F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Radar Orb 1-50F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Rebound Orb 1-50F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Rollcall Orb 1-50F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Scanner Orb 1-50F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Switcher Orb 1-50F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Trawl Orb 1-50F
MDBag Wonder Orb TDS Sprite.png Warp Orb 1-50F

Traps encountered

Generation III

Note: The % are approximated.

Image Trap Floor 1-9 Floor 10-29 Floor 30 Floor 31-39 Floor 40-49 Floor 50
Explosion Trap RTRB TDS.png Explosion Trap 6.14% 5.42% 5.23% 5.88% 5.69% 4.72%
Grimy Trap RTRB TDS.png Grimy Trap 8.77% 7.75% 7.47% 8.41% 4.87% 4.05%
Mud Trap RTRB TDS.png Mud Trap 26.32% 23.26% 22.39% 25.21% 24.39% 27.03%
Pitfall Trap RTRB TDS.png Pitfall Trap 3.88% 3.73% 4.20% 4.07%
PP-Zero Trap RTRB TDS.png PP-Zero Trap 8.77% 7.75% 7.46% 8.41% 8.13% 6.76%
Pokémon Trap RTRB TDS.png Pokémon Trap 4.39% 3.88% 3.73% 4.20% 4.07% 3.38%
Seal Trap RTRB TDS.png Seal Trap 8.77% 7.75% 11.19% 12.60% 16.26% 13.52%
Selfdestruct Trap RTRB TDS.png Selfdestruct Trap 2.63% 2.33% 2.24% 2.52% 2.44% 2.03%
Slow Trap RTRB TDS.png Slow Trap 4.39% 3.88% 3.73% 4.21% 4.06%
Slumber Trap RTRB TDS.png Slumber Trap 4.38% 3.87% 3.73% 4.20% 6.50% 5.40%
Spin Trap RTRB TDS.png Spin Trap 7.90% 6.98% 6.72% 7.56% 7.32% 6.08%
Sticky Trap RTRB TDS.png Sticky Trap 8.77% 15.50% 14.92% 4.20% 4.07% 13.51%
Summon Trap RTRB TDS.png Summon Trap 6.76%
Warp Trap RTRB TDS.png Warp Trap 8.77% 7.75% 7.46% 8.40% 8.13% 6.76%

Generation III

Image Tile Floor 1-50
MDBag Wonder Orb RTRB Sprite.png Monster House 5%

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