Crustle • Generation VIII Pokédex

Crustle
Pokédex Page for Crustle

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

Crustle

Crustle
Sprite of Crustle in Pokémon HOME

Crustle's Type

BUG
ROCK

Crustle's Pokédex #s

National #
558
Galar #
87
Armor #
123
Crown #
--

Crustle's Base Stats

HP:
70
Attack:
105
Defense:
125
Sp. Atk:
65
Sp. Def:
75
Speed:
45
Total:
485

Misc. Info

Height:
4'7" (1.4m)
Weight:
440.9 lbs. (200 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Bug / Mineral
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
2 Defense
Base EXP:
170
Catch Rate:
75
Base Happiness:
70

Crustle's Abilities

Here are what abilities Crustle can possibly have, along with their effects.
Sturdy
If Crustle has full HP and would be knocked out by a single hit, it survives with 1 HP. Also protects against OHKO moves.
Shell Armor
Damaging moves targeting Crustle cannot inflict critical hits.
Weak Armor
Raises Crustle's Speed and lowers its Defense by one stage whenever it is hit by a Physical-based move.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Crustle's weakness and resistance is to various types.
WATER
ROCK
STEEL
½
NORMAL
POISON

Crustle's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Crustle evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Dwebble
Dwebble
starting form
Crustle
Crustle
at level 34

Crustle's Moves in Sword & Shield

Below is a list of all of the moves that Crustle 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 Crustle 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
Fury Cutter
Each consecutive hit increases Fury Cutter's power by 40.
BUG
PHYSICAL
40 95% 20 One Target
1
Sand Attack
Lowers the target's Accuracy by one stage.
GROUND
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
1
Withdraw
Raises Crustle's Defense by one stage.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 40 User
1
Smack Down
The target can be hit by Ground-type moves after being hit by Smack Down.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 15 One Target
12
Bug Bite
Does double damage if the target has a Berry and then Crustle consumes that Berry immediately.
BUG
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 One Target
16
Flail
Does more damage when Crustle's HP is low.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
20
Slash
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
24
Rock Slide
Has a 30% chance of causing all nearby enemies to flinch.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
75 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
28
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
32
Rock Blast
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
25 90% 10 One Target
38
X-Scissor
Damages the target.
BUG
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
44
Rock Polish
Raises Crustle's Speed by two stages.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
50
Shell Smash
Raises Crustle's Attack, Special Attack, and Speed by two stages. Lowers Crustle's Defense and Special Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
56
Rock Wrecker
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
ROCK
PHYSICAL
150 90% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Crustle 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
TM08
Hyper Beam
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
SPECIAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM09
Giga Impact
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM11
Solar Beam
Charges for a turn, attacks on the second turn. No charge time in the sun; half damage in the rain.
GRASS
SPECIAL
120 100% 10 One Target
TM12
Solar Blade
Charges for a turn, attacks on the second turn. No charge time in the sun; half damage in the rain.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
125 100% 10 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
Crustle 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 Crustle 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 Crustle 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 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
TM54
Rock Blast
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
25 90% 10 One Target
TM65
Shadow Claw
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
GHOST
PHYSICAL
70 100% 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
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 Crustle missed the target last turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
75 100% 10 One Target

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Crustle 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 Crustle's Attack by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR10
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Crustle's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR23
Spikes
Sets a layer of spikes to do damage upon switching in. Up to three layers can be set.
GROUND
STATUS
-- -- 20 Enemy Field
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 Crustle's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR46
Iron Defense
Raises Crustle's Defense by two stages.
STEEL
STATUS
-- -- 15 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
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 Crustle's weight vs. the target's weight.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
TR99
Body Press
Does more damage based on how high Crustle's Defense stat is.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Crustle 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 Crustle.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Night Slash
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
DARK
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Counter
Counters Physical-based damage received this turn.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 20 Counter
EGG
Curse
Raises Crustle's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 10 Counter
EGG
Block
Prevents the target from fleeing or switching out.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 5 One Target
EGG
Wide Guard
Protects your team from moves that hit multiple targets for the turn.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 User's Field
EGG
Knock Off
Double damage if the target has a held item and knocks it off.
DARK
PHYSICAL
65 100% 20 One Target

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Crustle 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
Skitter Smack
100% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Atk by one stage.
BUG
PHYSICAL
70 90% 10 One Target
TUTOR
Meteor Beam
Raises Crustle's Sp. Atk by one stage. Charges for a turn, attacks on second turn.
ROCK
SPECIAL
120 90% 10 One Target

Crustle's Detailed Stats

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

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Crustle 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
250 281 313 344 70
Attack
215 246 278 309 105
Defense
255 286 318 349 125
Sp. Atk
135 166 198 229 65
Sp. Def
155 186 218 249 75
Speed
95 126 158 189 45
Total
485

Where to Find Crustle in Sword & Shield

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

Special Ways to Get Crustle

Catchable during Dynamax Adventures in Crown Tundra (DLC), level 65.

Crustle in the Wild

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
-- -- -- -- 60% -- -- 10% --
Lv. 36-40 Lv. 36-40
Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- 30% --
Lv. 35-40

Getting Crustle By Evolution

Evolves from Dwebble at level 34.

Pokédex Entries for Crustle

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Sword
This highly territorial Pokémon prefers dry climates. It won't come out of its boulder on rainy days.
Shield
Its thick claws are its greatest weapons. They're mighty enough to crack Rhyperior's carapace.

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

X Omega Ruby
It possesses legs of enormous strength, enabling it to carry heavy slabs for many days, even when crossing arid land.
Y Alpha Sapphire
Competing for territory, Crustle fight viciously. The one whose boulder is broken is the loser of the battle.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Black
Competing for territory, Crustle fight viciously. The one whose boulder is broken is the loser of the battle.
White
It possesses legs of enormous strength, enabling it to carry heavy slabs for many days, even when crossing arid land.
Black 2 White 2
When its boulder is broken in battles for territory, it feels unsure and begins to weaken.
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