Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX: Bulbasaur Guide - Moveset, Evolution And How To Get Bulbasaur

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Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX included Bulbasaur as one of the 12 starter Pokemon that you can choose to start with.

If the popular Kanto starter Pokemon is your choice in the new Mystery Dungeon game, here's our guide to this Pokemon.

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Bulbasaur Guide

The Generation 1 Grass-Poison-type is available as the player of partner through the main game.

Usually, Bulbasaur is chosen if the personality results are either Docile (for males) or Calm (for females) in nature.

Unless given an item that enhances mobility, Bulbasaur cannot walk on water, fire or cloud tiles and cannot walk through wall tiles.

Bulbasaur is a grass type, which means it is weak to fire, ice and flying types, so you should pair it with fire, water or electric types such as Pikachu, Charmander, Squirtle, Psyduck, Totodile, Cyndaquil, Torchic or Mudkip.

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How To Get Bulbasaur

Bulbasaur can be chosen at the start of the game as either the player or partner.

can be recruited in the first few levels of Joyous Tower.

You will come across a Lv1 Bulbasaur with a rarity of:

  • 1st floor (27.59%)
  • 2nd-3rd floor (21.62%)
  • 4th floor (20%)
  • 5th floor (19.05%)

Evolving Bulbasaur


Evolution does not play a massive part in Pokemon Mystery Dungeon, so it is perfectly ok to keep Bulbasaur as he is.

Although stats do not increase from evolution, moves can vary. Once it evolves into Venusaur, it can learn moves such as Frenzy Plant.

If you do wish to evolve Bulbasaur, you will need to finish the main story and enter the Luminous Cave - be sure to check our evolution guide for more details.

Read More: Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX: Evolution, How To Evolve Your Pokemon And Partner


Moveset And Abilities

Bulbasaur's ability is Overgrow, which boosts the power of Grass-type moves when HP is low

Bulbasaur will begin with the following attacks:

  • Vine Whip: 17/17
  • Sludge: 17/17
  • Tackle: 25/25
  • Seed Bomb: 16/16


Here are the moves that Bulbasaur can learn by levelling up:

  • Lv1 Tackle
  • Lv4 Growl
  • Lv7 Leech Seed
  • Lv10 Vine Whip
  • Lv15 Poisonpowder
  • Lv15 Sleep Powder
  • Lv20 Razor Leaf
  • Lv25 Sweet Scent
  • Lv32 Growth
  • Lv39 Synthesis
  • Lv46 Solarbeam

Here are the moves that Bullbasar can learn from TMs:

  • Cut
  • Rock Smash
  • Return
  • Strength
  • Double Team
  • Facade
  • Giga Drain
  • Solarbeam
  • Bullet Seed
  • Toxic
  • Sunny Day
  • Rest
  • Secret Power
  • Flash
  • Sludge Bomb
  • Protect
  • Hidden Power
  • Attract
  • Frustration
  • Wide Slash