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Bonsly

Bonsly

Bonsly's Type

ROCK

Bonsly's Pokédex #s

Galar #
252
National #
438

Bonsly's Base Stats

HP:
50
Attack:
80
Defense:
95
Sp. Atk:
10
Sp. Def:
45
Speed:
10
Total:
290

Misc. Info

Egg Groups:
Undiscovered
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
1 Defense

Bonsly's Abilities

Here are what abilities Bonsly can possibly have, along with their effects.
Sturdy
If Bonsly has full HP and would be knocked out by a single hit, it survives with 1 HP. Also protects against OHKO moves.
Rock Head
Prevents all recoil damage Bonsly takes from moves that cause recoil damage.
Rattled
Raises Bonsly's Speed by one stage after each hit it takes from a Bug-, Ghost-, or Dark-type move.

Weaknesses & Resistances

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

Bonsly's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Bonsly evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Bonsly
Bonsly
level up w/ Rock Incense held
Sudowoodo
Sudowoodo
level up w/ Mimic known

Bonsly's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Bonsly 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 Bonsly 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
Fake Tears
Lowers the target's Special Defense by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
1
Copycat
Copies the last used move of any Pokémon and uses it immediately.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
4
Flail
Does more damage when Bonsly's HP is low.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
8
Rock Throw
Damages the target.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
50 90% 15 One Target
12
Block
Prevents the target from fleeing or switching out.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 5 One Target
16
Mimic
Replaces this move with the last move used by the foe until the battle ends.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
20
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 15 One Target
24
Tearful Look
Lowers the target's Attack and Special Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 One Target
28
Sucker Punch
Has +1 priority. Fails unless the target uses a damaging move.
DARK
PHYSICAL
70 100% 5 One Target
32
Rock Slide
Has a 30% chance of causing all nearby enemies to flinch.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
75 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
36
Low Kick
Does more damage depending on how heavy the target is.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 20 One Target
40
Counter
Counters Physical-based damage received this turn.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 20 Counter
44
Double-Edge
Bonsly takes 33% of Double-Edge's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 15 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Bonsly 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
TM15
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM20
Self-Destruct
Bonsly is knocked out after using Self-Destruct.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
200 100% 5 All But Self
TM21
Rest
Bonsly 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
TM23
Thief
Damages the target and steals its held item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
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 Bonsly 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
TM34
Sunny Day
Changes the weather to sunny for 5 turns.
FIRE
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Bonsly is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM41
Helping Hand
Increases the power of ally Pokémon's moves for the rest of the turn.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 Ally
TM43
Brick Break
Breaks the opponent's Light Screen or Reflect.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM47
Fake Tears
Lowers the target's Special Defense by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- 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
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
TM98
Stomping Tantrum
Power is doubled if Bonsly missed the target last turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
75 100% 10 One Target

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Bonsly 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
TR07
Low Kick
Does more damage depending on how heavy the target is.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 20 One Target
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Bonsly'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 Bonsly's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR35
Uproar
Lose control for up to 5 turns. While the Uproar is active, no Pokémon can be asleep.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 Random Enemy
TR49
Calm Mind
Raises Bonsly's Special Attack and Special Defense by one stage.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR67
Earth Power
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 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
TR81
Foul Play
Foul Play uses the target's Attack stat instead of Bonsly's to calculate damage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
95 100% 15 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Bonsly 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
Headbutt
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Harden
Raises Bonsly's Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
EGG
Defense Curl
Raises Bonsly's Defense by one stage. Rollout and Ice Ball do double damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 40 User
EGG
Curse
{notghost}Raises Bonsly's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.{/notghost}{ghost}Takes 50% of Bonsly'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
Rollout
Lose control for up to 5 turns, with each hit doing 2× as much. Doubles damage if Defense Curl was used beforehand.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
30 90% 20 One Target
EGG
Rock Polish
Raises Bonsly's Speed by two stages.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User

Where to Find Bonsly

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

Bonsly in the Wild

Wild Area: Stony Wilderness

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- 35% --
Lv. 28-30

Wild Area: Stony Wilderness (2)

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- 45% --
Lv. 28-30

Wild Area: Stony Wilderness (3)

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- 50% --
Lv. 28-30

Wild Area: Bridge Field

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- 40% --
Lv. 27-29
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