Bonsly • Generation VIII Pokédex

Bonsly
Pokédex Page for Bonsly

This is the Marriland Pokédex page for Bonsly, showing its information and moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield as well as Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

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Bonsly

Bonsly
Sprite of Bonsly in Pokémon HOME

Bonsly's Type

ROCK

Bonsly's Pokédex #s

National #
438
Galar #
252
Armor #
--
Crown #
--
Sinnoh #
92

Bonsly's Base Stats

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

Misc. Info

Height:
1'8" (0.5m)
Weight:
33.1 lbs. (15 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Undiscovered
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
1 Defense
Base EXP:
58
Catch Rate:
255
Base Happiness:
70

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

Bonsly does not evolve into any other known or available Pokémon.

Bonsly's Moves in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

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 4–5 turns, preventing them from switching or fleeing and also doing 1/8 max HP after every 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 and other locations.
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. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Bonsly.
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
Raises Bonsly's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.
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
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
Raises Bonsly's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.
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

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 once per use of the TM.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM04
Calm Mind
Raises Bonsly's Special Attack and Special Defense by one stage.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TM11
Sunny Day
Changes the weather to sunny for 5 turns.
FIRE
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM17
Protect
Protects Bonsly from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM28
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM31
Brick Break
Breaks the opponent's Light Screen or Reflect.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM32
Double Team
Raises Bonsly's Evasion by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
TM37
Sandstorm
Changes the weather to a sandstorm for 5 turns.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM39
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 15 One Target
TM42
Facade
Does double damage if Bonsly is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM44
Rest
Bonsly restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM45
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM46
Thief
Damages the target and steals its held item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
TM58
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM64
Explosion
Bonsly is knocked out after using Explosion.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
250 100% 5 All But Self
TM69
Rock Polish
Raises Bonsly's Speed by two stages.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TM76
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
TM77
Psych Up
Copies all stat modifiers on the target.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
TM80
Rock Slide
Has a 30% chance of causing all nearby enemies to flinch.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
75 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
TM82
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Bonsly's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM87
Swagger
Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses it.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 15 One Target
TM90
Substitute
Costs 25% of Bonsly's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User

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. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Bonsly.
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
Raises Bonsly's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.
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
Self-Destruct
Bonsly is knocked out after using Self-Destruct.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
200 100% 5 All But Self
EGG
Sand Tomb
Traps the target for 4–5 turns, preventing them from switching or fleeing and also doing 1/8 max HP after every turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
35 85% 15 One Target
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
Raises Bonsly's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.
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
Self-Destruct
Bonsly is knocked out after using Self-Destruct.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
200 100% 5 All But Self
EGG
Sand Tomb
Traps the target for 4–5 turns, preventing them from switching or fleeing and also doing 1/8 max HP after every turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
35 85% 15 One Target

Bonsly's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Bonsly'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 Bonsly's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Bonsly 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
210 241 273 304 50
Attack
165 196 228 259 80
Defense
195 226 258 289 95
Sp. Atk
25 56 88 119 10
Sp. Def
95 126 158 189 45
Speed
25 56 88 119 10
Total
290

Where to Find Bonsly in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

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 this does not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Special Ways to Get Bonsly

Breed a female Sudowoodo holding a Rock Incense Rock Incense (or male with a Ditto) with a compatible Pokémon and then hatch the resulting egg to receive a Bonsly.

Bonsly in the Wild

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

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

Stony Wilderness (Brown Grass)

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

Stony Wilderness (Northwest Grass)

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
Location information on where to find Bonsly in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl will be coming to the Marriland Pokédex in a future update! Thank you for your patience!

Pokédex Entries for Bonsly

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Sword
It expels both sweat and tears from its eyes. The sweat is a little salty, while the tears have a slight bitterness.
Shield
This Pokémon lives in dry, rocky areas. As its green spheres dry out, their dull luster increases.

Generation 7 Pokédex Entries

Sun
It does not deal well with water, so it lives in dry locales. Since its surroundings tend to lack greenery, it stands out noticeably.
Moon
From its eyes, it can expel excess moisture from its body. This liquid is similar in composition to human sweat.
Ultra Sun
It discharges moisture from its eyes, making it look like it's crying—apparently an effective way of getting enemies to let down their guard.
Ultra Moon
If its body gets too damp, it will die. So, in a process reminiscent of sweating, its eyes expel moisture.

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

X Omega Ruby
It prefers arid environments. It leaks water from its eyes to adjust its body's fluid levels.
Y Alpha Sapphire
It prefers an arid atmosphere. It leaks water that looks like tears when adjusting its moisture level.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Black White Black 2 White 2
It prefers an arid atmosphere. It leaks water that looks like tears when adjusting its moisture level.

Generation 4 Pokédex Entries

Diamond
It looks as if it is always crying. It is actually adjusting its body's fluid levels by eliminating excess.
Pearl
It prefers arid environments. It leaks water from its eyes to adjust its body's fluid levels.
Platinum
It prefers an arid atmosphere. It leaks water that looks like tears when adjusting its moisture level.
HeartGold SoulSilver
In order to adjust the level of fluids in its body, it exudes water from its eyes. This makes it appear to be crying.
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