Team Base

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Pikachu and Squirtle in front of the Team Base

The rescue team base (Japanese: 救助隊基地 rescue team base) is a place in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX that can be used to save. The leader of the rescue team sleeps here. The rescue team's mail is delivered to the Mailbox in front of the Team Base.

To the east of the Team Base is Pokémon Square, Friend Areas are to the west, while dungeons are to the south.


After successfully rescuing Caterpie from Tiny Woods, the partner brings the player to a cottage. They decide to make the cottage their Team Base.

After completing Wynaut and Wobbuffet's mission, which involves defeating the Mankey gang in the Uproar Forest, they offer a peeled Chestnut, which is in turn used to convince the Mankey gang to help renovate the Team Base. The Team Base is upgraded to look like the player.


Outside the Team Base there is a flag whose design represents the player. After receiving access to the Friend Area Sky Blue Plains and renovating the Team Base, a mission to rescue Smeargle may appear on the noticeboard. Accepting the mission will unlock Howling Forest. After completing the mission, Smeargle will offer to join the rescue team. When visited in its Friend Area, Sky Blue Plains, Smeargle will offer to change the flag's design once per day.


After doing certain things in Red and Blue Rescue Team, the player's rescue team may obtain figures. They are placed outside the Team Base. There are four figures in total:

  Bonsly Figure Complete the 17 type-based mazes at the Makuhita Dojo.
  Mime Jr. Figure Complete a mission which has the "Mime Jr. Fig" as the reward (S or ★ rank)
  Lucario Figure Reach Lucario Rank.
  Weavile Figure Complete a mission which has the "Weavile Fig" as the reward (S or ★ rank)

In Rescue Team DX, these are located at the Pelipper Post Office instead, and are obtained by ranking up.


The design of the team base is different depending on the Pokémon the player is.



During renovation





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In the anime

Team Base interior in the anime
Team Base in the anime

A Team Base, based on the pre-renovation design of the Team Base for Squirtle, Totodile, Mudkip, and Psyduck, briefly appeared in the beginning of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Team Go-Getters Out of the Gate!, serving as the base of operations for the newly formed Team Go-Getters. The interior of the base contains a pond where Squirtle, who was newly requited by Team Go-Getters and was in reality a human who had turned into a Pokémon, took a swim during his first visit here.

In the manga

Team Base in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Ginji's Rescue Team

In the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Ginji's Rescue Team manga

A Team Base, based on the pre-renovation design of the Team Base for Charmander, Cyndaquil, and Torchic, appeared in I Want to be Human Again!, as the base of Mudkip. He let Ginji sleep there for a night after their first mission together.

In other languages

Language Title
French   Canada Base*
  Europe Base Equipe
  German Teambasis
  Italian Base della Squadra di Soccorso
  Korean 기지 Giji
  Portuguese Base da Equipa*
  Spanish Base

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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