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Boldore

Boldore

Boldore's Type

ROCK

Boldore's Pokédex #s

Galar #
169
National #
525

Boldore's Base Stats

HP:
70
Attack:
105
Defense:
105
Sp. Atk:
50
Sp. Def:
40
Speed:
20
Total:
390

Misc. Info

Egg Groups:
Mineral
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,059,860
EV Yield:
1 Attack, 1 Defense

Boldore's Abilities

Here are what abilities Boldore can possibly have, along with their effects.
Sturdy
If Boldore has full HP and would be knocked out by a single hit, it survives with 1 HP. Also protects against OHKO moves.
Weak Armor
Raises Boldore's Speed and lowers its Defense by one stage whenever it is hit by a Physical-based move.
Sand Force
Boldore's Rock-, Ground-, and Steel-type moves do 30% more damage in a sandstorm. Prevents sandstorm damage to Boldore.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Boldore's weakness and resistance is to various types.
WATER
GRASS
FIGHTING
GROUND
STEEL
½
NORMAL
FIRE
POISON
FLYING

Boldore's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Boldore evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Roggenrola
Roggenrola
starting form
Boldore
Boldore
at level 25
Gigalith
Gigalith
upon trading

Boldore's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Boldore 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 Boldore 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
Evo.
Power Gem
Damages the target.
ROCK
SPECIAL
80 100% 20 One Target
1
Power Gem
Damages the target.
ROCK
SPECIAL
80 100% 20 One Target
1
Sand Attack
Lowers the target's Accuracy by one stage.
GROUND
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
1
Tackle
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
1
Harden
Raises Boldore's Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
1
Stealth Rock
Sets floating rocks on the enemy's field. Does 1/8 max HP to enemies that switch in. Weakness/resistance to Rock affects this damage.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 20 Enemy Field
12
Mud-Slap
100% chance of lowering the target's Accuracy by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
20 100% 10 One Target
16
Smack Down
The target can be hit by Ground-type moves after being hit by Smack Down.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 15 One Target
20
Iron Defense
Raises Boldore's Defense by two stages.
STEEL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
24
Headbutt
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
30
Rock Slide
Has a 30% chance of causing all nearby enemies to flinch.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
75 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
36
Rock Blast
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
25 90% 10 One Target
42
Sandstorm
Changes the weather to a sandstorm for 5 turns.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
48
Stone Edge
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
ROCK
PHYSICAL
100 80% 5 One Target
54
Explosion
Boldore is knocked out after using Explosion.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
250 100% 5 All But Self

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Boldore 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
TM21
Rest
Boldore restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM22
Rock Slide
Has a 30% chance of causing all nearby enemies to flinch.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
75 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
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 Boldore from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM32
Sandstorm
Changes the weather to a sandstorm for 5 turns.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Boldore is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM48
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 15 One Target
TM49
Sand Tomb
Traps the target for 2–5 turns; does 1/16 max HP per turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
35 85% 15 One Target
TM54
Rock Blast
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
25 90% 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
TM81
Bulldoze
100% chance of lowering all nearby Pokémon's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self
TM98
Stomping Tantrum
Power is doubled if Boldore missed the target last turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
75 100% 10 One Target

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Boldore can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR10
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Boldore's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
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 Boldore's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR46
Iron Defense
Raises Boldore's Defense by two stages.
STEEL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
TR63
Power Gem
Damages the target.
ROCK
SPECIAL
80 100% 20 One Target
TR67
Earth Power
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR70
Flash Cannon
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
STEEL
SPECIAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TR75
Stone Edge
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
ROCK
PHYSICAL
100 80% 5 One Target
TR76
Stealth Rock
Sets floating rocks on the enemy's field. Does 1/8 max HP to enemies that switch in. Weakness/resistance to Rock affects this damage.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 20 Enemy Field
TR79
Heavy Slam
Power ranges from 40–120 based on Boldore's weight vs. the target's weight.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
TR99
Body Press
Does more damage based on how high Boldore's Defense stat is.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Boldore can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Curse
{notghost}Raises Boldore's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.{/notghost}{ghost}Takes 50% of Boldore's max HP to curse the last Pokémon to hit it, damaging the last Pokémon to hit it by 1/4 its max HP after each turn.{/ghost}
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 10 Counter
EGG
Autotomize
Raises Boldore's Speed by two stages and reduces its weight by half.
STEEL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
EGG
Take Down
Boldore takes 25% of Take Down's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
90 85% 20 One Target
EGG
Gravity
Lowers all Pokémon's base evasion by 30% and grounds all Pokémon for the next 5 turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
EGG
Wide Guard
Protects your team from moves that hit multiple targets for the turn.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 User's Field

Where to Find Boldore

If you're looking for where to find Boldore, 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 Boldore in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently the encounters do not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Boldore in the Wild

Galar Route 8

Overworld Encounters
Any Weather
Sword
10%
Shield
25%
Lv. 39-41

Wild Area: Stony Wilderness

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
Shield
40%
-- --
Shield
30%
Shield
30%
Shield
10%
--
Sword
20%
Shield
40%
--
Lv. 27-29 Lv. 26-28 Lv. 26-28 Lv. 26-28 Lv. 26-28

Wild Area: Giant's Mirror

On the Ground
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
Sword
10%
Shield
30%
Sword
10%
Shield
30%
Sword
10%
Shield
30%
Sword
10%
Shield
30%
Sword
10%
Shield
30%
Sword
10%
Shield
30%
Sword
10%
Shield
30%
Sword
10%
Shield
30%
Sword
10%
Shield
30%
Lv. 31-34 Lv. 31-34 Lv. 31-34 Lv. 31-34 Lv. 31-34 Lv. 31-34 Lv. 31-34 Lv. 31-34 Lv. 31-34

Wild Area: Lake of Outrage

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- 30% --
Lv. 55-58
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