All exclusive Pokémon in Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Which game has the better exclusives?

Pokémon, ever since it began all those years ago with Red and Green, has had exclusive Pokémon in each game. This exclusivity has been one of the main selling points of the Pokémon titles, as we all want the Legendary Pokémon that looks the coolest.

However, exclusive Pokémon in every generation isn't just limited to its Legendaries. To catch 'em all, you either had to trade with another person or have access to both titles and trade with yourself. The remakes of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are no different, so it's important that you get the version that will have all the exclusive Pokémon you want.

That said, here's a list of every exclusive Pokémon for Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond exclusives

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  • Dialga
  • Murkrow
  • Honchkrow
  • Cranidos
  • Rampardos
  • Stunky
  • Skunktank

Exclusives only until you become Champion

After that, these Pokémon are available on Shining Pearl.

  • Elekid
  • Electabuzz
  • Electivire
  • Gligar
  • Gliscor
  • Mime Jr.
  • Mr. Mine

Post-endgame exclusives

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  • Caterpie
  • Metapod
  • Butterfree
  • Ekans
  • Arbok
  • Growlithe
  • Arcanine
  • Seel
  • Dewgong
  • Poochyana
  • Mightyena
  • Kecleon
  • Seedot
  • Nuzleaf
  • Shiftry
  • Aaron
  • Lairon
  • Aggron
  • Mawile
  • Zangoose
  • Solrock
  • Larvitar
  • Pupitar
  • Tyrranitar
  • Raikou
  • Entei
  • Suicune
  • Ho-Oh

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Pokémon Shining Pearl exclusives

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  • Palkia
  • Shieldon
  • Bastiodon
  • Misdreavus
  • Mismagius
  • Pinsir
  • Glameow
  • Purugly

Exclusives only until you become Champion

After that, these Pokémon are available on Brilliant Diamond.

  • Magby
  • Magmar
  • Magmortar
  • Bonsly
  • Sudowoodo
  • Teddiursa
  • Ursaring

Post-endgame exclusives

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  • Weedle
  • Kakuna
  • Beedril
  • Vulpix
  • Ninetails
  • Sandshrew
  • Sandslash
  • Slowpoke
  • Slowbro
  • Slowking
  • Lotad
  • Lombre
  • Ludicolo
  • Stantler
  • Spheal
  • Sealeo
  • Walrein
  • Lunatone
  • Serviper
  • Sableye
  • Bagon
  • Shelgon
  • Salamence
  • Articuno
  • Zapdos
  • Moltres
  • Lugia

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