Axew • Generation VIII Pokédex

Axew
Pokédex Page for Axew

This is the Marriland Pokédex page for Axew, showing its information and moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Axew is not available in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond or Shining Pearl and cannot be used in or sent to those versions.

Axew

Axew
Sprite of Axew in Pokémon HOME

Axew's Type

DRAGON

Axew's Pokédex #s

National #
610
Galar #
324
Armor #
--
Crown #
--

Axew's Base Stats

HP:
46
Attack:
87
Defense:
60
Sp. Atk:
30
Sp. Def:
40
Speed:
57
Total:
320

Misc. Info

Height:
2'0" (0.6m)
Weight:
39.7 lbs. (18 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Monster / Dragon
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,250,000
EV Yield:
1 Attack
Base EXP:
64
Catch Rate:
75
Base Happiness:
35

Axew's Abilities

Here are what abilities Axew can possibly have, along with their effects.
Rivalry
Damage Axew does to Pokémon of the same gender is increased by 25%, and reduced by 25% to the opposite gender.
Mold Breaker
Axew's moves are not affected or blocked by the target's Ability.
Unnerve
No opposing Pokémon can consume any Berries while Axew is on the field.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Axew's weakness and resistance is to various types.
ICE
DRAGON
FAIRY
½
FIRE
WATER
ELECTRIC
GRASS

Axew's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Axew evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Axew
Axew
starting form
Fraxure
Fraxure
at level 38
Haxorus
Haxorus
at level 48

Axew's Moves in Sword & Shield

Below is a list of all of the moves that Axew can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM or TR number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Axew learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
1
Scratch
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
1
Leer
Lowers all nearby enemies' Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 30 Nearby Enemies
3
Bite
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
6
False Swipe
Cannot knock out a Pokémon.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 40 One Target
9
Assurance
Does double damage if the target was already damaged this turn.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
12
Taunt
Prevents the target from using Status moves for the next few turns.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
15
Slash
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
18
Dragon Claw
Damages the target.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
21
Scary Face
Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
24
Crunch
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
27
Dragon Dance
Raises Axew's Attack and Speed by one stage.
DRAGON
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
30
Dual Chop
Hits the target two times in a row.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
40 90% 15 One Target
33
Laser Focus
Axew's next move will be a critical hit.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
36
Dragon Pulse
Damages the target.
DRAGON
SPECIAL
85 100% 10 One Target
39
Swords Dance
Raises Axew's Attack by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
42
Outrage
Confuses Axew after 2–3 turns.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
120 100% 10 Random Enemy
45
Guillotine
Knocks out the target. Fails against higher-level Pokémon.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 30% 5 One Target
48
Giga Impact
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
150 90% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Axew can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught an unlimited number of times once the TM is obtained.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM09
Giga Impact
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM15
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM21
Rest
Axew restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM24
Snore
Can only be used while asleep. 30% chance of making the target flinch.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 15 One Target
TM25
Protect
Protects Axew from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM26
Scary Face
Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM33
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM34
Sunny Day
Changes the weather to sunny for 5 turns.
FIRE
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Axew is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM40
Swift
Doesn't miss all nearby enemies.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 -- 20 Nearby Enemies
TM48
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 15 One Target
TM57
Payback
Does double damage if Axew attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM58
Assurance
Does double damage if the target was already damaged this turn.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM59
Fling
Throws Axew's held item. Type and power depend on the item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
TM76
Round
Deals double damage if Round has already been used and causes any other Pokémon using Round to use it immediately afterward.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 100% 15 One Target
TM94
False Swipe
Cannot knock out a Pokémon.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 40 One Target
TM99
Breaking Swipe
Lowers all nearby enemies' Attack by one stage.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
60 100% 15 Nearby Enemies

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Axew can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area and other locations.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR00
Swords Dance
Raises Axew's Attack by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR13
Focus Energy
Raises critical hit rate by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Axew's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR21
Reversal
Does more damage when Axew's HP is low.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
TR24
Outrage
Confuses Axew after 2–3 turns.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
120 100% 10 Random Enemy
TR26
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR27
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Axew's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR31
Iron Tail
30% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
100 75% 15 One Target
TR32
Crunch
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR37
Taunt
Prevents the target from using Status moves for the next few turns.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TR39
Superpower
Lowers Axew's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
TR47
Dragon Claw
Damages the target.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR51
Dragon Dance
Raises Axew's Attack and Speed by one stage.
DRAGON
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR57
Poison Jab
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 20 One Target
TR60
X-Scissor
Damages the target.
BUG
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR62
Dragon Pulse
Damages the target.
DRAGON
SPECIAL
85 100% 10 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Axew can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Axew.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Counter
Counters Physical-based damage received this turn.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 20 Counter
EGG
Night Slash
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
DARK
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Endeavor
Does damage to set the target's HP equal to Axew's. Fails if Axew has more HP.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 5 One Target
EGG
Harden
Raises Axew's Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
EGG
First Impression
+2 priority. Fails unless used on the first turn Axew is sent out.
BUG
PHYSICAL
90 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Counter
Counters Physical-based damage received this turn.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 20 Counter

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Axew can learn from Move Tutors. Most of these require the Expansion Pass and can be found in the Isle of Armor's Dojo, costing some Armorite Ore to teach. However, there are a few moves that can be taught aside from this.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TUTOR
Scale Shot
Hits the target two to five times in a row. If Scale Shot hits at least once, raises Axew's Speed by one stage and lowers Axew's Defense by one stage.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
25 90% 20 One Target

Axew's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Axew's calculated stats, which are the stats that you actually see displayed in game. These are affected by a variety of things, such as level, Effort Values (EVs), Individual Values (IVs), and Axew's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Axew is level 100: its stats with 0 EVs, 252+ (max) EVs, 0 IVs, and 31 (max) IVs. Nature is not shown by default, so its maximum is 10% higher than shown here, and minium 10% lower.
Stats at
level 100
0 EVs 252+ EVs Base Stat
Min Max Min Max
HP
202 233 265 296 46
Attack
179 210 242 273 87
Defense
125 156 188 219 60
Sp. Atk
65 96 128 159 30
Sp. Def
85 116 148 179 40
Speed
119 150 182 213 57
Total
320

Where to Find Axew in Sword & Shield

If you're looking for where to find Axew, you'll find the various methods listed down below, along with any notes or special locations. This should help you figure out how to get Axew in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently this does not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Axew in the Wild

Galar Route 6

Overworld Encounters
Any Weather
Sword
5%
Shield
1%
Lv. 29-33

Axew's Eye

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
10% 10% 10% -- -- -- -- -- 10%
Lv. 36-40 Lv. 36-40 Lv. 36-40 Lv. 36-40

Hammerlocke Hills

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- -- --
Sword
2%
--
Lv. 29-31

Pokédex Entries for Axew

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Sword
These Pokémon nest in the ground and use their tusks to crush hard berries. Crushing berries is also how they test each other's strength.
Shield
They play with each other by knocking their large tusks together. Their tusks break sometimes, but they grow back so quickly that it isn't a concern.

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

X Omega Ruby
They use their tusks to crush the berries they eat. Repeated regrowth makes their tusks strong and sharp.
Y Alpha Sapphire
They mark their territory by leaving gashes in trees with their tusks. If a tusk breaks, a new one grows in quickly.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Black
They use their tusks to crush the berries they eat. Repeated regrowth makes their tusks strong and sharp.
White
They mark their territory by leaving gashes in trees with their tusks. If a tusk breaks, a new one grows in quickly.
Black 2 White 2
Its large tusks have a tendency to break, but each time they grow back, they grow in harder and sturdier.
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