Walkthrough to beat the Elite 4 - Guide for Pokemon Diamond
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To get you started on beating the Elite 4 you need to first have all the gym badges, get past victory road, buy at least 15 -20 revives and full restores and have your pokemon at Lv. 60 or higher. Anyway to get started the first Elite 4 member you're going to face uses bug type pokemon of the elite four members name is Aaron. Heres Aaron's pokemon team below and their attacks. Elite 4 Member Aaron Pokemon: Attacks: Lv.53 Dustox Double Team, Toxic, Bug Buzz, Light Screen Lv.54 Heracross Megahorn,Close Combat,Night Slash, Stone Edge Lv.53 Beautifly Energy Ball,Psychic,Shadow Ball,Bug Buzz Lv.54 Vespiquen Defend Order,Heal Order, Attack Order,Power Gem Lv.57 Drapion X-Scissors,Cross Poison,Ice Fang,Aerial Ace The 1st Pokemon Aaron will send out will be Dustox. By now you should be very familiar with battling Dustox through playing the game.Dustox likes to Poison you with Toxic so be careful because the damage increases. Dustox uses Double Team to raise its evasion plus it uses light screen to weaken your special based attacks.It knows Bug Buzz if your planning of killing this thing with a Psychic Pokemon. Your best bet would be to use any Fire, Rock, Psychic, and Flying type moves or Pokemon. Watch out for bug buzz if your using a psycic type mobe. The 2nd Pokemon he'll send out is Heracross another pokemon you should be familiar with fighting your rival.It has a really good array of attacks that can do some serious damage.Your best bet is to use your best flying,fire, and psychic type moves. If your using a fire or flying type pokemon watch out for stone edge which can do some serious damage and if your using a Psychic type pokemon watch out for megahorn. After Heracross he might send out Beautifly which you should be familiar with. It has an array of attacks at its disposal. If your using a rock type pokemon watch out for energy ball which can do some serious damage. Use your best rock,and fire type moves to knock it out. After Beautifly he might send out Vespiquen. Now this pokemon might take a while to knock out because of its high defensive and special defensive stats. It'll use defend order alot to raise both defense stats and it'll use heal order to get back to full health. The good thing about vespiquen is that it can't do much damage to u. Use your best rock type move to 1 hit it since its x4 weak to rock move. The last pokemon he'll probably send out is his Drapion. It has an array of attacks that can annoy u. Drapion is a Dark and Poison Type so use you're best round type move to knock it out. And thats how u beat Aaron. Now proceed to the next room and heal your pokemon if nessisary. In the next room you'll see the 2nd Elite 4 member Bertha who uses ground type pokemon. Your grass and water type pokemon might come in handy. Bertha sort of looks like Agatha from pokemon red,blue, yellow, fired and leafgree. Below is Bertha's team and their attacks. Elite 4 memeber Bertha: Pokemon: Attacks: Lv. 55 Quagsire Dig, Double Team, Protect,Sandstorm Lv. 59 Hippowdon Earthquake, Stone Edge, Crunch, Curse Lv. 56 Sudowoodu Earthquake, Sucker Punch, Hammer Arm,Sandstorm Lv. 56 Golem Brick Break, Earthquake, Gyro Ball, Sandstorm Lv. 55 Whiscash Fissure, Zen Headbutt,Rock Slide, Aqua Tail Bertha's Quagsire will start things of. It likes using double team maing it harder to hit.Just relax and use your grass type moves to tear it apart.The 2nd pokemon she might send out is her Hippowdon. It started the battle with its sand stream ability so you lost 1/16 of your HP. Same thing as sandstorm which all of her pokemon know. Hit it with your best grass or water type pokemon. after Hipowdon comes Golem with extremely high defense. Hose it down with water or grass type move since its x4 weak to grass and water type. It also has high attack also. After Golem comes Sudowoodu with strong attacks and very weak to water and grass type moves. Lastly comes her Whiscash who has the same weakness as Quagsire.Use your best Grass type moves. It might take 2 hits to kill it.That's how u beat Bertha. Heal pokemon and proceed through the next door. Next up the third member of the elite 4 Flint who u saw in Sunnyshore City. He uses Fire type pokemon even though is team has other types due to the lack of fire type pokemon in sinnoh. Below is his team and their attacks. Elite 4 member Flint: Pokemon: Attacks: Lv. 58 Rapidash Solarbeam,Flare Blitz, Bounce, Sunny Day Lv. 61 Infernape Mach Punch, Thunderpunch, Earthquake, Flare Blitz Lv. 57 Loppuny Mirror Coat, Fire Punch, Sunny Day, Charm Lv. 57 Steelix Fire Fang, Rock Tomb, Screech, Sunny Day Lv. 58 Drifblim Ominous Wind, Will-o-Wisp, Double Team, Baton Pass Rapidash starts things out since its very speedy, and pretty powerful. But with its low defensive stats just put it out of its misery with any water, ground, and rock moves. Next comes Infernape the monster of his team with very high attack and very fast. Use your best Water, ground, psychic, and flying type moves. Beware of ThunderPunch. After Infernape Comes his Lopunny. It has Mirror Coat so try taking it out with your best psychical based fighting type moves. Next come his Steelix the very slow but very defensive thing. Knock it out with your special based fighting, water, ground, and fire type moves. Last up the high HP and a bit annoyance Drifblim. Knock it out with yourbest ghost, dark, electric, ice and rock type moves. Heal up your pokemon and proceed to the next room. After beating Flint the last elite 4 member Lucian who specializes in Psychic type.So use your best ghost, dark, and bug type moves. Below is his team and attacks listed. Elite 4 member Lucian: Pokemon: Attacks: Lv. 58 Mr. Mime Thunderbolt,Psychic, Light Screen, Reflect Lv. 60 Medicham Drain Punch,Fire Punch, Thunder Punch, Ice Punch Lv. 60 Alakazam Focus Blast, Psychic, Energy Ball, Recover Lv. 63 Bronzong Earthquake, Psychic, Gyro Ball, Calm Mind Lv. 59 Girafarig Psychic, Double Hit, Shadow Ball, Crunch Lucian will start out with Mr. Mime with Light Screen and Reflect making your special attacks, and phtsical attacks weaker.It also has Psychicand Thunderbolt doing some damage.Use your ghost, bug, and dak types to put it out. Next up Medicham the powerhouse with fire, ice, and thunder punch and drain punch covering alot of the types. Use your best flying and ghost type moves quicky. After Medicham comes Alakazam with high special attack and speed. It knows focus blast a very powerful special based attack which can destroy your dark dark type. So wipe it out with your best bug and ghost type moves. Next up Bronzong the very defensive and special defensiveyetlow attack and special attack thing.It has levitate so ground move dont work.. Use your best Fire, and ghost type moves.Last up Girafarig who likes to throw Psychic around. It is a Normal/Psychic type moves. Dont use ghost type move insteaduse an bug or dark type move. That's how u beat Lucian. Heal up all your Pokemon and be ready to take on the champ. Finally comes the Champion Cynthia the one who u encounted throughout the game. She has a variety of pokemon types so be ready for a tough battle. Below is her Pokemon team and their attackslisted. Champion Cynthia: Pokemon Attacks: Lv.61 Spiritomb Dark Pulse,Silver Wind,Psychic, Embaargo Lv.60 Gastrodon Muddy Water,Earthquake,Sludge Bomb,Stone Edge Lv.63 Milotic Surf,Mirror Coat, Ice Beam, Aqua Ring Lv.63 Lucario Aura Sphere,Dark Pulse, Psychic, Earthquake Lv.60 Roserade Energy Ball, Shadow Ball,Sludge Bomb,Extrasensory Lv.66 Garchomp Dragon Rush,Brick Break, Earthquake, Giga Impact Cynthia will start out with her Spiritomb with no weakness and high special defense and physical defense which means it'll take a few hits. Next up is her Gastrodon whose only weakness is grass so it might take 2 hits to take down.It has low defense, and high special defense. Next in her arsonal is Milotic areal pain to take down due to its high denensive stats.Take it down with your most powerful electric, and grass type move. It has high HP and takes time to take down. After Milotic is Garchomp the monster of he team with High attack even though it has a x4 weakness to ice types. So tear Garchomp with your strongest Ice, and Dragon type moves. Next upcomes her Lucario with only ground, fighting, and fire type weakness. It has very powerful moves such as Psychic, Aura Sphere, and Earthhquake which does serious damage. Lastly comes her Roserade which shouldn'tbe threatening unlike the rest of her Pokemon. Hit it with your best fire, ice, Psychic, and flying type moves.It has High Special Defense and Special Attack. Beat Roserade and you've beaten the Champion. Congragulations! You are the New Champion