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Waterfall Pond たきつぼの いけ
Basin Pond
Waterfall Pond.png
Basic info
Floors: 19
Rest stops: No
Traps: Yes
Monster Houses:
Main type: Water
Boss: None
Recruiting: Yes
Items: Allowed
Money: Allowed
Starting level: Current
Team members: 4

Waterfall Pond (Japanese: たきつぼの いけ Basin Pond) is a dungeon in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team that contains 19 floors. It is automatically accessible after the completion of the main story, though HM Waterfall is required from Solar Cave to enter the dungeon. This is also the first dungeon where the player will be able to recruit any of the starter Pokémon. Spawned items have 5% chance to be sticky.


Pokémon encountered

Pokémon Floors Levels Recruit Rate
258 Mudkip 1-3 28 12.3%
270 Lotad 1-3 30 8%
060 Poliwag 1-5 40 8.1%
118 Goldeen 1-5 25 11.9%
339 Barboach 1-5 25 8.3%
194 Wooper 3-6 32 11.9%
283 Surskit 4-7 24 3.8%
158 Totodile 6-10 29 11.4%
341 Corphish 6-12 25 8.8%
129 Magikarp 7-11 B 5 9.2%
007 Squirtle 8-12 26 11.7%
061 Poliwhirl 9-13 28 -19%
284 Masquerain 12-19 40 Unrecruitable
271 Lombre 13-16 25 -19%
259 Marshtomp 13-18 28 -19%
195 Quagsire 15-19 24 Unrecruitable
340 Whiscash 15-19 30 Unrecruitable
349 Feebas 16-19 R 5 9.2%
062 Poliwrath 16-19 30 Unrecruitable


Item Floors
Poké currency.png 4-226 Poké 1-19F
MDBag Stone Sprite.png 7-9 Geo Pebble 1-19F
MDBag Cheri Berry Sprite.png Cheri Berry 1-19F
MDBag Oran Berry Sprite.png Oran Berry 1-19F
MDBag Pecha Berry III Sprite.png Pecha Berry 1-19F
MDBag Seed Sprite.png Blast Seed 1-19F
MDBag Seed Sprite.png Heal Seed 1-19F
MDBag Seed Sprite.png Warp Seed 1-19F
MDBag Health drink Sprite.png Max Elixir 1-19F

Traps encountered

Note: The % are rough estimates.

Image Trap Floor 1-19
GrimyTrap.png Grimy Trap 21.43%
MudTrap.png Mud Trap 21.43%
PP-ZeroTrap.png PP-Zero Trap 14.29%
SealTrap.png Seal Trap 14.28%
StickyTrap.png Sticky Trap 14.28%
WarpTrap.png Warp Trap 14.29%

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Bassin Cascade
Germany Flag.png German Kaskadenteich
Italy Flag.png Italian Stagno Cascata
South Korea Flag.png Korean 용소의 연못 Yungso-yi Eonmot
Spain Flag.png Spanish Estanque Cascada

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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