Legendary Pokémon

Like every Pokémon game, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX features a myriad of Legendary Pokémon. Each of these you will appear either through the story or through a myriad of different means. This page details all the Pokémon you can find in the game, their locations and how to recruit them.

Legendary Pokémon List

#144 Articuno

Dungeon: Frosty Forest

You will first encounter Articuno as you go through the Freezey Forest when a Fugitive from Pokémon Square. In this encounter you won't be able to befriend it.

When you return to Freezy Forest after saving the world in the postgame, you'll find Articuno there. Defeat it and it'll be recruited and, if you haven't already got it yet, give you the Legendary Island Camp

Articuno
Level 50
Rare SkillSqueeze Out
Ability:Pressure
Articuno - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#145 Zapdos

Dungeon: Mt. Thunder

You will first encounter Zapdos as you go through the Mt. Thunder. In this encounter you won't be able to befriend it.

When you return to Mt. Thunder after saving the world in the postgame, you'll find Zapdos there. Defeat it and it'll be recruited and, if you haven't already got it yet, give you the Legendary Island Camp

Zapdos
Level 50
Rare SkillSqueeze Out
Ability:Pressure
Zapdos - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#146 Moltres

Dungeon: Mt. Blaze

You will first encounter Moltres as you go through the Mt. Blaze when a Fugitive from Pokémon Square. In this encounter you won't be able to befriend it.

When you return to Mt. Blaze after saving the world in the postgame, you'll find Moltres there. Defeat it and it'll be recruited and, if you haven't already got it yet, give you the Legendary Island Camp

Moltres
Level 50
Rare SkillSqueeze Out
Ability:Pressure
Moltres - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#150 Mewtwo

Dungeon: Western Cave

After you have encountered Ho-Oh in Mt. Faraway, you will see Charizard and Blastoise have gone off on an adventure in a cave to the west where the most powerful Pokémon is said to exist. This opens up Western Cave for you. Upon completing the dungeon, on B20F you will find the Legendary Pokémon Mewtwo. It will Mega Evolve half way through the battle. Defeat it and it will automatically recruit and give you the Cryptic Cave Camp

Mewtwo
Level 70
Rare SkillSteamroll
Ability:Pressure
Mewtwo - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#243 Raikou

Dungeon: Lightning Field

You'll first encounter Raikou in Lightning Field after defeating Entei in the Fiery Field. Your first encounter has it enfuse colour into the Rainbow Wing, but after you have recruited Ho-Oh, you can return there and battle it again. When you do, it will join you and, if you haven't already received it, give you the Sacred Field Camp

Raikou
Level 50
Rare SkillLeap Ahead
Ability:Pressure
Raikou - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#244 Entei

Dungeon: Fiery Field

You'll first encounter Entei in Fiery Field after you encounter Spinda in the Pokémon Square. It will tell you of a Mirage Pokémon that it has seen and gives you a Clear Wing. Your first encounter has it enfuse colour into the Wing, but after you have recruited Ho-Oh, you can return there and battle it again. When you do, it will join you and, if you haven't already received it, give you the Sacred Field Camp

Entei
Level 50
Rare SkillRiled Up
Ability:Pressure
Entei - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#245 Suicune

Dungeon: Northwind Field

You'll first encounter Suicune in Northwind Field after defeating Raikou in the Lightning Field. Your first encounter has it enfuse colour into the Rainbow Wing, but after you have recruited Ho-Oh, you can return there and battle it again. When you do, it will join you and, if you haven't already received it, give you the Sacred Field Camp

Suicune
Level 50
Rare SkillStrike Back
Ability:Pressure
Suicune - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#249 Lugia

Dungeon: Silver Trench

After you have befriended Latios and Latias, you will be able to recruit the Legendary Birds. If you do, Alakazam will appear and mention that there is a disturbance in Legendary Island. If you go there, the Legendary Birds will create a vortex to take you to the Silver Trench. Complete all 99 Floors of the Dungeon and you'll find Lugia at the top. Battle it and it will join you and give you the Deepsea Current Camp

Lugia
Level 65
Rare SkillNotorious Healing
Ability:Pressure
Lugia - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#250 Ho-Oh

Dungeon: Mt. Faraway

After you have visited Raikou, Entei, Suicune and restored the Rainbow Wing, you'll gain access to the Mt. Faraway dungeon. At the top of the 60 floor dungeon, you'll find Ho-Oh. Battle it and it'll join you and you'll get the Rainbow Peak Camp

Ho-Oh
Level 60
Rare SkillRecoil Boost
Ability:Pressure
Ho-Oh - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#377 Regirock

Dungeon: Buried Relic

After defeating Kyogre in Stormy Sea, you'll learn through a letter in the mail a few days afterwards, of the Buried Relic where Mythical Pokémon are seen. After speaking to Lombre and then to Shiftry, the cave opens up. On Floor 15 you will find Regirock. Defeat it first time and you'll get the Rock Part which is used to make the Music Box. On your second encounter, you will be able to recruit Regirock if you have the Ancient Relic Camp area from Wigglytuff

Regirock
Level 50
Rare SkillBlast Control
Ability:Clear Body
Regirock - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#378 Regice

Dungeon: Buried Relic

After defeating Kyogre in Stormy Sea, you'll learn through a letter in the mail a few days afterwards, of the Buried Relic where Mythical Pokémon are seen. After speaking to Lombre and then to Shiftry, the cave opens up. On Floor 25 you will find Regice. Defeat it first time and you'll get the Ice Part which is used to make the Music Box. On your second encounter, you will be able to recruit Regirock if you have the Ancient Relic Camp area from Wigglytuff

Regice
Level 50
Rare SkillDefensive Rhythm
Ability:Clear Body
Regice - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#379 Registeel

Dungeon: Buried Relic

After defeating Kyogre in Stormy Sea, you'll learn through a letter in the mail a few days afterwards, of the Buried Relic where Mythical Pokémon are seen. After speaking to Lombre and then to Shiftry, the cave opens up. On Floor 35 you will find Registeel. Defeat it first time and you'll get the Steel Part which is used to make the Music Box. On your second encounter, you will be able to recruit Regirock if you have the Ancient Relic Camp area from Wigglytuff

Registeel
Level 50
Rare SkillThrown Item Boost
Ability:Clear Body
Registeel - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#380 Latias

Dungeon:

After visiting Solar Cave and purchasing the Southern Island camp area, when you return to Pokémon Square, you'll learn of a robbery at Kecleon's shop and that they went towards the Northern Range. Follow them into the dungeon and at the end you'll find Latios who you have to battle. Defeat it and it'll mention its sister, Latias is stuck in the Pitfall Valley. Go to the dungeon and rescue Latias and they will both join you and give you the Southern Island

Latias
Level 35
Rare SkillShared Happiness
Ability:Levitate
Latias - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#381 Latios

Dungeon:

After visiting Solar Cave and purchasing the Southern Island camp area, when you return to Pokémon Square, you'll learn of a robbery at Kecleon's shop and that they went towards the Northern Range. Follow them into the dungeon and at the end you'll find Latios who you have to battle. Defeat it and it'll mention its sister, Latias is stuck in the Pitfall Valley. Go to the dungeon and rescue Latias and they will both join you and give you the Southern Island

Latios
Level 35
Rare SkillMind Over Matter
Ability:Levitate
Latios - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#382 Kyogre

Dungeon: Stormy Sea

Right after finishing the game, when you return you will learn from Lombre and Whiscash of a big dungeon, Stormy Sea. When you get to the end of that dungeon, you'll encounter Kyogre. Battle it, where it undergoes Primal Reversion, and it will automatically recruit and give you the Seafloor Cave Camp

Kyogre
Level 40
Rare SkillTight Formation
Ability:Drizzle
Kyogre - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#383 Groudon

Dungeon: Magma Cavern

You'll first encounter Groudon during the story when you're a Fugitive and, when you first defeat it, you won't recruit it. After completing the game, when you return to visit Groudon you will battle it again, but this time it will undergo Primal Reversion. Defeat it and you'll receive the Volcanic Pit Camp and it'll be recruited

Groudon
Level 50
Rare SkillNotorious Restoration
Ability:Drought
Groudon - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#384 Rayquaza

Dungeon: Sky Tower

You'll first encounter Rayquaza at the end of the main storyline. After climbing Sky Tower, it will battle you and you'll defeat it and ask for its help as a giant asteroid is heading towards the planet. When you return in the postgame, it will battle you again. In this battle, it will Mega Evolve. Defeat it and it will automatically recruit and give you the Stratos Lookout Camp

Rayquaza
Level 70
Rare SkillBrawl
Ability:Air Lock
Rayquaza - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

Mythical Pokémon List

#151 Mew

Dungeon: Buried Relic

Getting Mew is different to most Pokémon. After defeating Kyogre in Stormy Sea, you'll learn through a letter in the mail a few days afterwards, of the Buried Relic where Mythical Pokémon are seen. After speaking to Lombre and then to Shiftry, the cave opens up. After beating Regirock, Regice and Registeel in the dungeon, you'll get the Music Box. From here, Mew will appear randomly at on B40F, B50F, B60F, B70F, B80F, B90F and B98F to battle. It has a random chance of joining you, however in order to do so you need to have purchased Final Island Camp from Wigglytuff in Pokémon Square

Mew
Level 35
Rare SkillXP Booster
Ability:Pressure
Mew - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#251 Celebi

Dungeon: Purity Forest

After you have befriended Latios and Latias, the Purity Forest Dungeon will appear. At the top of this 99 Floor Dungeon, you'll be able to find Celebi. Talk to it and it'll join you and give you the Healing Forest Camp

Celebi
Level 55
Rare SkillFriendly
Ability:Natural Cure
Celebi - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#385 Jirachi

Dungeon: Wish Cave

After you have befriended Latios & Latias, you'll find Whiscash and Medicham by Whiscash's pond talking about a dungeon. Return each day and they'll tell you more. The following day, Ekans will say Medicham is missing as he was KO'd in that dungeon. You'll find Medicham's request at the post office bulletin board. From there, you can enter Wish Cave. In your first run, it will stop at B20F and you get a Wish Stone from Medicham. Return there and get to B99F and you'll find Jirachi. Defeat it and it will offer you a chance to make a wish, selecting between multiple different options you will get a myriad of items. Jirachi will also be automatically recruited if you have the Mt. Moonview Camp

Jirachi
Level 45
Rare SkillFriendly
Ability:Serene Grace
Jirachi - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

#386 Deoxys

Dungeon: Meteor Cave

After defeating Lugia in the Silver Trench, Xatu will appear at your base and you'll soon learn of a new cave that has opened up, which Xatu dubs the Meteor Cave. When you go in there, you will find lots of shadows of Deoxys to defeat. However, you cannot get past the stairs until you find and defeat the real Deoxys. In B20F, you'll finally corner Deoxys and battle it. If successful, it will automatically recruit and give you the Enclosed Island Camp

Deoxys
Level 55
Rare SkillWary Walk
Ability:Pressure
Deoxys - Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX