Rescue Team DX:Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX
|Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX|
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX (Japanese: ポケモン不思議のダンジョン 救助隊DX) is a Generation VII Pokémon spin-off game developed by Spike Chunsoft and The Pokémon Company and published by Nintendo and The Pokémon Company on Nintendo Switch in 2020. It is the seventh game of the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series.
The community commonly called the game Rescue Team DX.
Plot[edit | edit source]
Become the hero the Pokémon world needs you to be!
One sunny afternoon, you awaken as a Pokémon in the middle of the woods with no idea as to how you got there. After giving your name and explaining your predicament to the Pokémon who found you, you are both thrust into a rescue to save a young Caterpie from Tiny Woods. Once, you have completed this first challenge, you and your new partner decide to form a Rescue Team, a band of Pokémon dedicated to help those in need. Thus begins your journey towards fulfilling your destiny, saving the Pokémon world from total destruction.
Reception[edit | edit source]
The game received "mixed or average" reviews based on seventy-four critic reviews, according to the review aggregator Metacritic. The game was seen as an overall improvement from the original games because of its improved story and art style, but criticized for its repetitive dungeons and the lack of enemy HP bars. Giving the game a score of 6/10, '[IGN's Travis Northup called the game an "unremarkable, grindy experience", while GameSpot's Cian Maher stated the dungeons can only "still be a tad annoying at times" and gave the game an 8/10.
Sales[edit | edit source]
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX was the bestselling game in Japan during its first week of release, with 138,548 physical copies being sold. It was placed first in the United Kingdom and France sales charts during the first week. Over 360,000 copies have been sold in Japan and over 890,000 copies were sold overseas, resulting with over 1.26 million copies sold in total by the end of March It is ranked 36th on the list of best-selling Nintendo Switch video games as of January 8, 2021. The game was ranked twenty-first in Japan's Top 30 best-selling games of 2020 on the Nintendo eShop.
Categories[edit | edit source]
All content about Rescue Team DX are organized into these categories. Click on a section name to learn more, and to drill down further to more specific and detailed pages.
|Categories about Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX|
|Gameplay Elements||Information on aspects of the game that make it unique from other games in the series and other roguelikes.|
|Buried items • Defeat • Dungeon Shops • Kangaskhan Rest Stops • Monster Houses • Mystery Houses • Rare Qualities • Recruiting • States • Traps & Floor Tiles • Weather • Evolution • Missions • Ranks & Rescue Points • Title Screen Icons • Introduction to Basic Gameplay (Pokémon) • Leveling • Power • Stairs • Removed and Unused content|
|Guides||Topics of interest to help players master this challenging game.|
|Items||Information on all items.|
|Equipment • Projectiles • Berries • Food • Health Drinks • Seeds • TMs • Wands • Wonder Orbs • Misc. Items|
|Locations||Information on towns and dungeons.|
|Rescue Team Camp||Information on every friend area available.|
|Pokémon Square||Rescue Team Base • Whiscash Pond (Luminous Cave)|
|Pokémon||Information on all Pokémon but not NPCs.|
|Generation 1 • Generation 2 • Generation 3 • Other Generation|
|Special Enemies||Information on all bosses and special enemies.|
|NPCs||Information on the NPCs that can be found in towns and dungeons.|
|Characters||Bellsprout • Diglett • Dugtrio • Gulpin • Jumpluff • Kecleon Bros. • Lombre • Pelipper • Snubbull • Spinda • Whiscash • Wigglytuff • Absol • Gardevoir • Latias • Latios • Ninetales • Xatu|
|Teams||Team A.C.T. • Team Meanies • Team Shiftry • Team Constrictor • Team Hydro • Team Rumblerock|
|Quests||All the various story related, post game and side quests you can do.|
|The Legend of Ninetales • The Meteor|
|Post-Story Quest||Gardevoir • Miscenalleous|
|Community||Miscellaneous interesting stories, challenges and archived information from the Pokémon player community.|
|Other||Content gathered or related to the games that does not otherwise fit into the important categories.|
|Version Differences||Everything about the differences between the original DS release and the Switch remake.|
Gallery[edit | edit source]
- For this subject's image gallery, see Gallery:Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX.
In other language[edit | edit source]
Other Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Series Titles[edit | edit source]
|Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series|
|Mainline||Titles||Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team (GBA) & Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team (DS) • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness (DS) • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Adventure Squad Titles (Wii) • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity (3DS) • Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon (3DS)|
|Ports & Remakes||Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky (DS) • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX (Switch)|
External Sources[edit | edit source]
- Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX (en).
- Northup, Travis (March 5, 2020). Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX Review.
- Romano, Sal (March 11, 2020). Famitsu Sales: 3/2/20 – 3/8/20. Gematsu.
- Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX Debuts in Top Spot on Weekly UK Sales Chart (en). DualShockers (March 9, 2020).
- Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX Debuts No. 1 in France (en). NintendoSoup (March 16, 2020).
- Fiscal Year Ended March 2020 Financial Results Explanatory Material.
- 2020年 ダウンロードランキング (ja). Nintendo.