The pure Fire type baby Pokemon, Magby, was introduced in Generation 2, added as the pre-evolution for the very popular Magmar introduced in Generation 1.
Magmar then — years later in Generation 4 — got an evolution called Magmortar, in the original Pokemon Diamond and Pearl games, making the hype for the Magby line even more crazy.
Read on ahead to find out where to find Magby in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl!
How to Get Magby in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
Before we get into the meat of the matter, we need to get one thing out of the way: Magby is a Pokemon Shining Pearl exclusive. This means that Magby can only be encountered in the wild in Pokemon Shining Pearl.
What this also means is that if you’re playing Pokemon Brilliant Diamond, you will simply have to resort to getting a Magby by trading with someone who is willing to part with one.
Where to Find Magby in Shining Pearl
Finding Magby is pretty simple: all you gotta do is look for it in the Grand Underground. Don’t worry, we won’t leave you hanging with such vague information, so just follow the exact steps below to catch your own Magby:
- Enter the Grand Underground using you Explorer Kit.
- Enter the Hideaways present in either: Typho Cave, Volcanic Cave, or Sandsear Cave.
- You may need to exit and re-enter these hideaways numerous times, as the encounter in these Hideaways are randomized, and the encounter rate for Magby is low.
- Once you have entered a cave and spotted a Magby, simply walk into its line of sight to get into a battle with it.
Make sure you have your stock of Quick Balls and/or Dusk Balls ready, because that is all you need to know about where to find Magby in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl!