How to Defeat Gym Leader Crasher Wake in Pokemon BDSP

To help you out with defeating Crasher Wake in Pokemon BDSP, we’ve prepared this guide where we’ll be going over the strengths and weaknesses of Crasher Wake and the best counters to his team of Pokemon.

Pokemon BDSP Gym Leader Crasher Wake

Crasher Wake is the fourth gym leader that you’ll face in Pokemon BDSP. He is the gym leader in Pastoria City, and his party consists of Water-type Pokemon.

When you defeat Crasher Wake, you’ll be rewarded with a Fen Badge, five TM55s, and a collection of stickers. And if you want to take Crasher Wake down easily, you’ll need to know all about his strengths and weaknesses.

But before that, you need to know where to actually find him. Let’s start off with his location.

How to Solve Pastoria City Gym Puzzle

Make your way over to Pastoria City Gym. As you head through the front gate, you’ll realize that the entire gym is filled with water. To be able to reach Crasher Wake, you’ll need to adjust the water levels in the gym to open up a path for yourself.

You’ll see a bunch of buttons spread around the gym that is uniquely colored. The color of these buttons represents the water level in the gym. Orange is the lowest, and blue is the highest.

How to Solve Pastoria City Gym Puzzle

Start off by pressing the yellow button that you see at the top of the stairs. After pressing that, go back down the stairs and keep moving down this path until you see the green button.

How to Solve Pastoria City Gym Puzzle

Go up the stairs and press the green button and then come back down.

How to Solve Pastoria City Gym PuzzleCross to the other side and climb the stairs to press the blue button. Continue moving down that path until you see a wooden log to your right.

How to Solve Pastoria City Gym Puzzle

Go over the log and then press the green button.

How to Solve Pastoria City Gym PuzzleGo down the stairs from there and then press the yellow button.

After doing that, start moving towards the north until you see a set of staircases.

Go up the staircase that’s to the very north and then press the final button. This will open up a pathway that will lead you directly to Crasher Wake.

Recommended Pokemon Types

Since Crasher Wake’s party is full of Water-type Pokemon, the recommended Pokemon types for this battle are:

  • Grass
  • Electric

Crasher Wake’s Pokemon

The Pokemon Crasher Wake will be using in your first battle against him are:

Gyarados

  • Level: 27
  • Ability: Intimidate
  • Type: Water, Flying

Weaknesses

  • Electric
  • Rock
  • Steel
  • Fire
  • Water
  • Fighting
  • Bug

Moves

  • Brine
  • Crunch
  • Flail
  • Ice Fang

Quagsire

  • Level: 27
  • Ability: Damp
  • Type: Water, Ground

Weaknesses

  • Grass
  • Steel
  • Fire
  • Poison
  • Rock

Moves

  • Haze
  • Mud Shot
  • Rain dance
  • Scald

Floatzel

  • Level: 30
  • Ability: Swift Swim
  • Type: Water

Weaknesses

  • Electric
  • Grass

Moves

  • Aqua Jet
  • Bite
  • Brine
  • Ice Fang

Crasher Wake’s Pokemon during Rematch

The Pokemon Crasher Wake will be using in your second battle against him are:

Politoed

  • Level: 68
  • Ability: Drizzle
  • Type: Water

Moves

  • Focus Blast
  • Ice Beam
  • Perish Song
  • Surf

Kingdra

  • Level: 68
  • Ability: Swift Swim
  • Type: Water, Dragon

Moves

  • Dragon Pulse
  • Hydro Pump
  • Ice Beam
  • Rest

Ludicolo

  • Level: 68
  • Ability: Swift Swim
  • Type: Water, Grass

Moves

  • Energy Ball
  • Hydro Pump
  • Substitute
  • Teeter Dance

Huntail

  • Level: 68
  • Ability: Swift Swim
  • Type: Water, Grass

Moves

  • Aqua tail
  • Crunch
  • Ice Fang
  • Shell Smash

Gyarados

  • Level: 70
  • Ability: Intimidate
  • Type: Water, Flying

Moves

  • Aqua Tail
  • Dragon Dance
  • Earthquake
  • Stone Edge

Floatzel

  • Level: 72
  • Ability: Swift Swim
  • Type: Water

Moves

  • Aqua Tail
  • Brick Break
  • Crunch
  • Ice Fang

Best Pokemon to Defeat Crasher Wake

Since Crasher Wake’s party is full of Water-type Pokemon, we suggest using the following Pokemon for this fight.

  • Luxio
  • Torterra
  • Graveler
  • Crobat

Luxio (Opening)

Crasher’s first pick is going to be a Gyarados and that’s why we recommend kicking things off using a Luxio. Luxio is an Electric-type and He deals a lot of damage and his Thundershock and Spark abilities will prove to be very effective against Gyarados.

Torterra

Bring out your Torterra once Crasher calls his Quagsire as it’ll be able to counter it with ease using its Razer Leaf, Mega Drain and Leafage attacks.

Torterra is a Grass-type whose defense stats are as good as its attack stats which makes it a very good pick against Pokemon like Quagsire and Floatzel.

Graveler

Graveler is a Rock and Ground-type Pokemon we will be using against Crasher’s Floatzel. Graveler can use his Stealth throw, Bull Doze and Rock throw ability to crush Floatzel and send him back. Graveler cannot be knocked out with 1-hit KO attacks either.

Crobat

Crobat is a Flying-Poison Type Pokemon which is also effective against Crasher’s Pokemon Lineup as its Cross-Poison and Air cutter ability stop Quagsire from using its Rain Dance move.

How to Beat Gym Leader Crasher Wake

Crasher Wake Pokemons are mostly water types and can be dangerous if you don’t have proper Pokemons to face them. Looking at the Crasher Wake Pokemons in the Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining pearl we will highly recommend you to bring in the Electric and Grass-type Pokemon.

We will recommend you to come up with an Electric-type Pokemon like Luxray. For Grass-type you can consider Roserade or a Roselia to deal with his Pokemons.

Luxray will deal with his Pokemon Gyarados and Roselia or Roserade can deal with Quagsire. For dealing with Quagsire, Torterra is also a good option.

Pastoria City Gym Rewards

Once you’ve defeated Crasher Wake in the Pastoria Gym, you’ll earn yourself a Fen Badge. This will allow you to use HM Defog whenever you want.

This badge will help you out a lot with exploration as you’ll be able to clear out all the foggy areas in the Pokemon BDSP map.

You’ll also get five TM55s, which teach your Pokemon the “Brine” move. This is a Water-type move that deals 200% damage to any Pokemon that has <50% of your Pokemon’s HP.

You’ll also be rewarded with some cool stickers that you can use to decorate your Poke Balls.