Select the conditions that currently apply on your game and then press the Refresh table view button to update the table in accordance with your selections.

Lake Verity (after Galactic intervention)

Where?

Just by your hometown, as you should remember from the beginning of the game if you're playing Diamond or Pearl. Go up from Twinleaf Town, turn left along Verity Lakefront, and then go up into the forest to Lake Verity. The grass here doesn't need you to Surf to get to it, luckily; it's at the southeastern bank of the lake, where you enter at.

How to read this table

The bolded horizontal headings stand for the main condition that affects the following slots; the big cells on the left side describe which circumstances must apply for the rows they span to be active. The percentages tell you the chance of a Pokémon from this slot (row) appearing for any given wild encounter, provided the condition on the left holds.

Each condition (i.e. each bolded horizontal heading) always has the same number of slots active. Usually it's two, though the radio condition in HG/SS has four slots and tables can have any number of static slots combined under one blank condition (-) for less cluttered viewing. This is reflected in the slots usually being displayed in pairs, which except for the aforementioned HG/SS radio conditions always means that only one pair is active at any one time. (For the radio conditions, it's either two pairs or one quadruple.)

If all this confuses you, and I don't blame you, just set the conditions in the form on the right to what actually applies for you right now and press the Refresh Table View button, which will hide all the inactive slots and leave only the Pokémon you're actually going to be seeing. This will also recalculate the statistics at the bottom of the table accordingly.

Walking in tall grass or a cave

ConditionRarityDiamondPearlPlatinum
Swarm
During a swarm 20% Surskit lv. 2 Surskit lv. 2 Starly lv. 2
20% Surskit lv. 2 Surskit lv. 2 Bidoof lv. 2
Not during a swarm 20% Starly lv. 2 Starly lv. 2 Starly lv. 2
20% Bidoof lv. 2 Bidoof lv. 2 Bidoof lv. 2
Time of day
In the morning 10% Starly lv. 3 Starly lv. 3 Starly lv. 3
10% Bidoof lv. 3 Bidoof lv. 3 Bidoof lv. 3
During the day 10% Starly lv. 3 Starly lv. 3 Starly lv. 3
10% Bidoof lv. 3 Bidoof lv. 3 Bidoof lv. 3
At night 10% Bidoof lv. 3 Bidoof lv. 3 Starly lv. 3
10% Bidoof lv. 3 Bidoof lv. 3 Bidoof lv. 3
PokeRadar
Using pokéradar 10% Wobbuffet lv. 3 Wobbuffet lv. 3 Wobbuffet lv. 3
10% Wobbuffet lv. 3 Wobbuffet lv. 3 Wobbuffet lv. 3
Not using pokéradar 10% Starly lv. 3 Starly lv. 3 Starly lv. 3
10% Bidoof lv. 3 Bidoof lv. 3 Bidoof lv. 3
-
Always 5% Starly lv. 4 Starly lv. 4 Starly lv. 4
5% Bidoof lv. 4 Bidoof lv. 4 Bidoof lv. 4
Gen 3 game in slot 2
No game in slot 2 4% Starly lv. 4 Starly lv. 4 Starly lv. 4
4% Bidoof lv. 4 Bidoof lv. 4 Bidoof lv. 4
Ruby in slot 2 4% Solrock lv. 4 Solrock lv. 4 Solrock lv. 4
4% Solrock lv. 4 Solrock lv. 4 Solrock lv. 4
Sapphire in slot 2 4% Lunatone lv. 4 Lunatone lv. 4 Lunatone lv. 4
4% Lunatone lv. 4 Lunatone lv. 4 Lunatone lv. 4
Emerald in slot 2 4% Bibarel lv. 4 Bibarel lv. 4 Starly lv. 4
4% Staravia lv. 4 Staravia lv. 4 Bidoof lv. 4
Firered in slot 2 4% Bibarel lv. 4 Bibarel lv. 4 Starly lv. 4
4% Staravia lv. 4 Staravia lv. 4 Bidoof lv. 4
Leafgreen in slot 2 4% Bibarel lv. 4 Bibarel lv. 4 Starly lv. 4
4% Staravia lv. 4 Staravia lv. 4 Bidoof lv. 4
PokeRadar
Using pokéradar 1% Wobbuffet lv. 4 Wobbuffet lv. 4 Wobbuffet lv. 4
1% Wobbuffet lv. 4 Wobbuffet lv. 4 Wobbuffet lv. 4
Not using pokéradar 1% Starly lv. 4 Starly lv. 4 Starly lv. 4
1% Bidoof lv. 4 Bidoof lv. 4 Bidoof lv. 4
Statistics
Level range 2-4 2-4 2-4
Average EXP
per Pokémon
29.69 31.39 31.39
Average effort
per 100 encounters
65 HP
2 Attack
43 Speed
2 Special Attack
56 HP
6 Attack
51 Speed
2 Special Attack
56 HP
6 Attack
51 Speed
2 Special Attack

Fishing with an Old Rod

RarityDiamondPearlPlatinum
60% Magikarp lv. 3-6 Magikarp lv. 3-6 Magikarp lv. 4-6
30% Magikarp lv. 4-7 Magikarp lv. 4-7 Magikarp lv. 3-7
5% Magikarp lv. 5-10 Magikarp lv. 5-10 Magikarp lv. 5-10
4% Magikarp lv. 5-10 Magikarp lv. 5-10 Magikarp lv. 5-10
1% Magikarp lv. 5-10 Magikarp lv. 5-10 Magikarp lv. 5-15
Statistics
Level range 3-15 3-10 3-10
Average EXP
per Pokémon
14.77 14.25 14.25
Average effort
per 100 encounters
100 Speed
100 Speed
100 Speed

Fishing with a Good Rod

RarityDiamondPearlPlatinum
40% Magikarp lv. 15-20 Magikarp lv. 15-20 Magikarp lv. 15-20
40% Goldeen lv. 15-20 Goldeen lv. 15-20 Goldeen lv. 15-20
15% Magikarp lv. 10-25 Magikarp lv. 10-25 Magikarp lv. 10-25
4% Goldeen lv. 10-25 Goldeen lv. 10-25 Seaking lv. 25-35
1% Goldeen lv. 10-25 Goldeen lv. 10-25 Seaking lv. 25-35
Statistics
Level range 10-35 10-25 10-25
Average EXP
per Pokémon
174.45 151.88 151.88
Average effort
per 100 encounters
50 Attack
55 Speed
45 Attack
55 Speed
45 Attack
55 Speed

Fishing with a Super Rod

RarityDiamondPearlPlatinum
40% Gyarados lv. 30-40 Gyarados lv. 30-40 Gyarados lv. 30-40
40% Seaking lv. 30-40 Seaking lv. 30-40 Seaking lv. 30-40
15% Gyarados lv. 40-55 Gyarados lv. 40-55 Gyarados lv. 40-55
4% Seaking lv. 20-50 Seaking lv. 20-50 Seaking lv. 40-55
1% Seaking lv. 20-50 Seaking lv. 20-50 Seaking lv. 40-55
Statistics
Level range 30-55 20-55 20-55
Average EXP
per Pokémon
1042.97 1027.8 1027.8
Average effort
per 100 encounters
200 Attack
200 Attack
200 Attack

Surfing

RarityDiamondPearlPlatinum
60% Psyduck lv. 20-30 Psyduck lv. 20-30 Psyduck lv. 20-30
30% Psyduck lv. 20-40 Psyduck lv. 20-40 Psyduck lv. 20-30
5% Golduck lv. 30-40 Golduck lv. 30-40 Golduck lv. 20-40
4% Golduck lv. 30-40 Golduck lv. 30-40 Golduck lv. 20-40
1% Golduck lv. 20-40 Golduck lv. 20-40 Golduck lv. 20-40
Statistics
Level range 20-40 20-40 20-40
Average EXP
per Pokémon
331.05 359.46 359.46
Average effort
per 100 encounters
110 Special Attack
110 Special Attack
110 Special Attack

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