Replacing the IQ skills, the Rare Qualities are the newest additions to Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX. These can range anywhere from various effects, from shop discounts to chance to PP regeneration. Here is a simplified guide about the various Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX Rare Qualities available for your Pokemon.
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX Rare Qualities
There are two ways you can get these rare abilities, first one is to recruit as many Pokemon as you can, each new pokemon you get has a chance of having a rare quality.
The second and more reliable way to get Pokemon with Rare Qualities are Rainbow Gummis and DX Gummis. You can find these in dungeons and shops, as well as via Wonder Mail Codes.
You can get rare qualities by going to a Rescue Camp and selecting the Pokemon which you want to have a Rare Quality. Feeding that Pokemon either Gummi has a chance to grant the Pokemon that eats them a Rare Quality.
Below is a list of all the rare pokemon qualities available in Mystery Dungeon.
Items can be bought at a lower price from shops in dungeons. Rare Qualities affect your whole team.
Damage your team takes from explosions is reduced.
The more enemies there are in a room, the more powerful your moves will be.
Whenever Pokemon are hit by attacks, their Defense and Sp. Def are boosted. The effect only lasts for one turn, but it’s useful when you’re hit by a concentrated attack.
Whenever Pokemon are hit by attacks, their evasiveness is boosted, making it easier to dodge attacks. This effect only lasts for one turn.
You’re more likely to see Tiny Apples in dungeons.
Forge a Path
You can break walls as you walk. But your belly gets significantly emptier if you break walls, and you can’t break any more walls if your belly reaches zero.
Pokemon you battle against are more likely to become your friends.
The rate at which HP restores naturally when Pokemon are in a corridor is greatly sped up.
The Pokemon behind you in a corridor jumps in front and uses a one-tile move. After it uses the move, that Pokemon returns to its original spot.
An Apple, Max Ether, or Tiny Reviver Seed will remain in your Toolbox after you use a Big Apple, Perfect Apple, Max Elixir, or Reviver Seed.
The power of linked moves is boosted. The more moves that are linked, the more powerful they become.
When a Pokemon has no nearby teammates, it gets very strong.
Mind Over Matter
When a Pokemon steps on a Wonder Tile and its strength is restored, its bad conditions, such as being poisoned or burned, also heal.
Move Experience earned when you use moves in a dungeon is increased more than usual.
Moves used in corridors will never miss.
Pokemon won’t take damage even when their belly reaches zero. Beware that HP won’t restore naturally while the Pokémon’s belly is empty, and they will take damage if they’re in a wall.
The rate at which HP restores naturally is sped up.
When you use items that help restore HP or fill your belly, those items will restore more than usual.
The PP of a learned move restores a bit when an enemy is defeated.
Moves that hit multiple times will never miss.
Moves that have recoil damage or moves that hurt the user if they miss are greatly powered up.
Attack and Sp. Atk are boosted when you take damage from an enemy.
Items can be sold at a higher price to shops in dungeons.
When a teammate’s bad conditions are healed, a bad condition of another team member also gets healed.
Whatever food you eat, it will fill your belly completely. Be sure to chew your food well!
The more members you have on your team, the more likely it is that Pokemon you battle against will want to be your friends.
The PP of a move that has zero PP may sometimes be restored.
Even moves that have no effect or are not very effective due to Abilities or bad type matchups will be able to steamroll opponents and deal damage.
When the Pokemon takes damage from an adjacent enemy, it reduces the Attack and Sp. Atk of that enemy.
Thrown Item Boost
Spikes and stones are powered up. On top of that, enemies won’t be able to catch items.
The more team members there are nearby, the lower the damage will be when Pokemon are hit by wide-ranging moves, such as Magnitude.
When a Pokemon steps on a trap, the trap can be broken and disabled.
The experience points Pokemon earn after defeating an enemy in a dungeon are boosted. This affects the whole team. On top of that, this effect also applies to Pokemon at Rescue Team Camps.