Spring Cave

← Fortune Ravine
Spring Cave
Southern Jungle →
Spring Cave げんせんのどうくつ
Source Cave
Spring Cave S.png
Basic info
Floors: 19
Rest stops: Yes
Traps: Yes
Monster Houses: Yes
Main type: Ground, Psychic*
Ground, Rock*
Psychic, Poison*
Boss: Haunter*
Recruiting: No
Items: 48*
Money: Allowed
Starting level: Current
Team members: 1

Spring Cave (Japanese: げんせんのどうくつ Source Cave) is a dungeon in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky. It is exclusive to the third Special Episode, Today's "Oh My Gosh".

There is a relay point between the Lower Spring Cave and the Spring Cave Depths. Spring Cave, Upper Spring Cave, Lower Spring Cave, and Spring Cave Depths have 4 floors each.

The music for the area includes Magma Cavern and Magma Cavern Pit from the first Pokémon Mystery Dungeon games as well as a remix of Magma Cavern Pit in the Spring Cave Depths.

Spring Cave is southwest to the Hot Spring.


As this is a Special Episode dungeon, the player cannot recruit Pokémon inside and cannot be rescued if knocked out.

This dungeon uses two floor layouts:

  • Medium-sized on floor 1 of Spring Cave with 3-8 rooms and floor 4 of Upper Spring Cave with 3-9 rooms
  • Large-sized, with following amount of rooms:
    • 3-7 on floor 4 on Spring Cave Depths
    • 3-8 on floor 2 of Spring Cave Depths
    • 3-9 on floor 2 of Spring Cave and floor 3 of Spring Cave Depths
    • 3-10 on floor 3 of both Spring Cave and Upper Spring Cave, and floor 1 of both Lower Spring Cave and Spring Cave Depths
    • 3-11 on floor 4 of both Spring Cave and Lower Spring Cave, and floor 2 of Upper Spring Cave
    • 3-12 on floor 1 of Upper Spring Cave and floor 3 of Lower Spring Cave
    • 3-14 on floor 2 of Lower Spring Cave

There's 4-7 items on first three floors of Spring Cave and 3-6 on later floors. There's also 2-5 items buried in the walls. There's 2-3 starting enemies on first three floors of Spring Cave and 2-4 on later floors.

The IQ Booster does not activate in this dungeon. The turn limit is 1000. There is heavy darkness in the entire dungeon. There is water in Spring Cave, as well as floors 2 and 4 of Upper Spring Cave and floor 1 of Spring Cave Depths. The enemies in this dungeon have 26IQ.

Pokémon encountered

Spring Cave

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
  Meditite 1-2 14 Unrecruitable
  Cubone 1-4 20 Unrecruitable
  Baltoy 1-4 23 Unrecruitable
  Snubbull 1-4 16 Unrecruitable
  Trapinch 3-4 22 Unrecruitable
Since this is a Special Episode, no Pokémon can be recruited.

Upper Spring Cave

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
  Haunter Top 25 Unrecruitable Boss
  Trapinch 1-2 23 Unrecruitable
  Larvitar 1-3 23 Unrecruitable
  Cacnea 1-4 20 Unrecruitable
Sandy Cloak
1-4 27 Unrecruitable
  Aron 2-4 23 Unrecruitable
  Onix 4 29 Unrecruitable
Since this is a Special Episode, no Pokémon can be recruited.

Middle Spring Cave

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
  Haunter 5 27 Unrecruitable Boss

Lower Spring Cave

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
  Onix 1-2 30 Unrecruitable
  Paras 1-4 13 Unrecruitable
  Beldum 1-4 27 Unrecruitable
  Zubat 2-4 16 Unrecruitable
  Ekans 3-4 18 Unrecruitable
  Cranidos 3-4 27 Unrecruitable
  Meditite 4 16 Unrecruitable
  Baltoy 4 25 Unrecruitable
Since this is a Special Episode, no Pokémon can be recruited.

Spring Cave Depths

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
  Paras 1 14 Unrecruitable
  Ekans 1-3 19 Unrecruitable
  Cranidos 1-3 28 Unrecruitable
  Zubat 1-4 16 Unrecruitable
  Meditite 1-4 17 Unrecruitable
  Baltoy 1-4 26 Unrecruitable
  Beldum 1-4 28 Unrecruitable
Since this is a Special Episode, no Pokémon can be recruited.

Spring Cave Pit

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
  Haunter Pit 29 Unrecruitable Boss
There are three Haunter



Item Floors
  2-200 Poké AllF
  Insomniscope All F
  Def. Scarf All F
  Pecha Scarf All F
  Persim Band All F
  Power Band All F
  Special Band All F
  Stamina Band All F
  Zinc Band All F
  5 Gravelerock All F
  4 Iron Thorn All F
  Apple All F
  Cheri Berry All F
  Chesto Berry All F
  Oran Berry All F
  Pecha Berry All F
  Rawst Berry All F
  Blinker Seed All F
  Eyedrop Seed All F
  Reviver Seed All F
  Totter Seed All F
  Max Elixir All F
  All-Hit Orb All F
  All-Mach Orb All F
  Decoy Orb All F
  Escape Orb All F
  Foe-Fear Orb All F
  Foe-Hold Orb All F
  Foe-Seal Orb All F
  Luminous Orb All F
  Petrify Orb All F
  Quick Orb All F
  Radar Orb All F
  Scanner Orb All F
  Spurn Orb All F
  Sunny Orb All F
  Warp Orb All F

Kecleon Shop

Item Floors
  Scope Lens B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Def. Scarf B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Heal Ribbon B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Patsy Band B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Persim Band B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Power Band B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Special Band B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Twist Band B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Zinc Band B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Big Apple B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Cheri Berry B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Chesto Berry B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Pecha Berry B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Rawst Berry B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Sitrus Berry B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Max Elixir B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Blinker Seed B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Eyedrop Seed B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Heal Seed B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Hunger Seed B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Life Seed B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Reviver Seed B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Sleep Seed B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Stun Seed B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Totter Seed B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Vile Seed B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Violent Seed B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Warp Seed B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Attract B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Brine B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Bullet Seed B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Calm Mind B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Dig B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Embargo B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  False Swipe B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Flash B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Giga Drain B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Giga Impact B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Hidden Power B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Hyper Beam B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Iron Tail B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Light Screen B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Payback B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Poison Jab B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Recycle B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Reflect B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Rest B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Roar B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Rock Slide B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Roost B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Safeguard B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Shadow Claw B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Shock Wave B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  SolarBeam B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Stealth Rock B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Steel Wing B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Swords Dance B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Thunderbolt B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Vacuum-Cut B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Wide Slash B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  All-Hit Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  All-Mach Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Decoy Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Foe-Fear Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Foe-Hold Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Foe-Seal Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Hurl Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Luminous Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  One-Shot Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Petrify Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Pounce Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Radar Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Scanner Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  See-Trap Orb B4F, UB2-UB4F
  Shocker Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Silence Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Slow Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Slumber Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Spurn Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Stairs Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Stayaway Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Totter Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F
  Trapbust Orb B4F, UB2-UB4F
  Warp Orb B1-B4F, UB1-UB4F

Monster House

Item Floors
  2-200 Poké All after B4F
  Black Gummi All after B4F
  Blue Gummi All after B4F
  Brown Gummi All after B4F
  Clear Gummi All after B4F
  Gold Gummi All after B4F
  Grass Gummi All after B4F
  Gray Gummi All after B4F
  Green Gummi All after B4F
  Orange Gummi All after B4F
  Pink Gummi All after B4F
  Purple Gummi All after B4F
  Red Gummi All after B4F
  Royal Gummi All after B4F
  Silver Gummi All after B4F
  Sky Gummi All after B4F
  White Gummi All after B4F
  Yellow Gummi All after B4F
  Aerial Ace All after B4F
  Attract All after B4F
  Brick Break All after B4F
  Brine All after B4F
  Bullet Seed All after B4F
  Calm Mind All after B4F
  Dig All after B4F
  Dive All after B4F
  Embargo All after B4F
  Energy Ball All after B4F
  Explosion All after B4F
  False Swipe All after B4F
  Flash All after B4F
  Focus Blast All after B4F
  Focus Punch All after B4F
  Giga Drain All after B4F
  Giga Impact All after B4F
  Hidden Power All after B4F
  Hyper Beam All after B4F
  Iron Tail All after B4F
  Light Screen All after B4F
  Natural Gift All after B4F
  Payback All after B4F
  Poison Jab All after B4F
  Protect All after B4F
  Recycle All after B4F
  Reflect All after B4F
  Rest All after B4F
  Roar All after B4F
  Rock Slide All after B4F
  Roost All after B4F
  Safeguard All after B4F
  Shadow Claw All after B4F
  Shock Wave All after B4F
  SolarBeam All after B4F
  Stealth Rock All after B4F
  Steel Wing All after B4F
  Swords Dance All after B4F
  Taunt All after B4F
  Thunder Wave All after B4F
  Thunderbolt All after B4F
  Torment All after B4F
  Vacuum-Cut All after B4F
  Water Pulse All after B4F
  Wide Slash All after B4F
  All-Hit Orb All after B4F
  All-Mach Orb All after B4F
  Blowback Orb All after B4F
  Cleanse Orb All after B4F
  Decoy Orb All after B4F
  Evasion Orb All after B4F
  Foe-Fear Orb All after B4F
  Foe-Hold Orb All after B4F
  Foe-Seal Orb All after B4F
  Hurl Orb All after B4F
  Invisify Orb All after B4F
  Itemizer Orb All after B4F
  Luminous Orb All after B4F
  Mug Orb All after B4F
  One-Shot Orb All after B4F
  Petrify Orb All after B4F
  Pounce Orb All after B4F
  Radar Orb All after B4F
  Rebound Orb All after B4F
  Scanner Orb All after B4F
  See-Trap Orb All after B4F
  Silence Orb All after B4F
  Slumber Orb All after B4F
  Snatch Orb All after B4F
  Spurn Orb All after B4F
  Switcher Orb All after B4F
  Totter Orb All after B4F
  Transfer Orb All after B4F
  Trapbust Orb All after B4F
  Trawl Orb All after B4F
  Warp Orb All after B4F

Buried items

Item Floors
  2-200 Poké AllF


The amount of traps depends on the floor:

  • 0 on floor 1 of Spring Cave
  • 3-6 on floor 2 of Spring Cave
  • 3-7 on floor 3 of Spring Cave
  • 4-8 on all later floors

Game will spawn extra in a Monster House.

Image Trap Appearance %
  Gust Trap 6.25%
  Poison Trap 6.25%
  Slow Trap 6.25%
  Slumber Trap 6.25%
  Spin Trap 6.25%
  Summon Trap 6.25%
  Trip Trap 6.25%
  Warp Trap 6.25%
  Wonder Tile 50%

Other encounters

Image Encounter B1F, B4F B2F, B3F UB1F UB2F UB3F, UB4F LB1F, LB4F, DB1-DB3F LB2F LB3F DB4F
  Kecleon Shop 30% 50% 30% 50% 10% 0%
  Monster House 0% 6% 7% 8% 50%


Upper Spring Cave Middle Spring Cave Lower Spring Cave
Rest stop Spring Cave Depths Spring Cave Pit


In other languages

Spring Cave

Language Title
  French Caverne Source
  German Quellhöhle
  Italian Grotta Sorgente
  Spanish Cueva Fuente

Upper Spring Cave

Language Title
  Japanese げんせんのどうくつ じょうそうぶ Gensen no Dōkutsu Jōsōbu
  French Caverne Source - haut
  German Obere Quellhöhle
  Italian Grotta Sorgente Alta
  Spanish Alta Cueva Fuente

Middle Spring Cave

Language Title
  Japanese げんせんのどうくつ ちゅうそうぶ Gensen no Dōkutsu Chūsōbu
  French Caverne Source - milieu
  German Mittlere Quellhöhle
  Italian Grotta Sorgente Media
  Spanish Media Cueva Fuente

Lower Spring Cave

Language Title
  Japanese げんせんのどうくつ かそうぶ Gensen no Dōkutsu Kasōbu
  French Caverne Source - bas
  German Untere Quellhöhle
  Italian Grotta Sorgente Bassa
  Spanish Baja Cueva Fuente

Spring Cave Depths

Language Title
  Japanese げんせんのどうくつ さいしんぶ Gensen no Dōkutsu Saishinbu
  French Caverne Source entrailles
  German Quellhöhlentiefen
  Italian Abisso Sorgente
  Spanish Fosa Fuente

Spring Cave Pit

Language Title
  Japanese げんせんのどうくつ おくそこ ''Gensen no Dōkutsu Okuchi
  French Caverne Source - fond
  German Quellhöhlengrube
  Italian Voragine Sorgente
  Spanish Sima Fuente

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Zero Isle SouthFinal Maze
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