Drednaw • Generation VIII Pokédex

Drednaw
Pokédex Page for Drednaw

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

Drednaw

Drednaw
Sprite of Drednaw in Pokémon HOME

Drednaw's Type

WATER
ROCK

Drednaw's Pokédex #s

National #
834
Galar #
43
Armor #
57
Crown #
--

Drednaw's Base Stats

HP:
90
Attack:
115
Defense:
90
Sp. Atk:
48
Sp. Def:
68
Speed:
74
Total:
485

Misc. Info

Height:
3'3" (1m)
Weight:
254.6 lbs. (115.5 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Monster / Water 1
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
2 Attack
Base EXP:
170
Catch Rate:
75

Drednaw's Abilities

Here are what abilities Drednaw can possibly have, along with their effects.
Strong Jaw
Raises the power of Drednaw's biting moves by 50%.
Shell Armor
Damaging moves targeting Drednaw cannot inflict critical hits.
Swift Swim
Doubles Drednaw's Speed while the weather is rainy.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Drednaw's weakness and resistance is to various types.
GRASS
ELECTRIC
FIGHTING
GROUND
½
NORMAL
ICE
POISON
FLYING
¼
FIRE

Drednaw's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Drednaw evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Chewtle
Chewtle
starting form
Drednaw
Drednaw
at level 22

Drednaw's Alternate Forms

Cosmetic Forms

Gigantamax Drednaw
Gigantamax Drednaw
Gigantamax

Drednaw's Moves in Sword & Shield

Below is a list of all of the moves that Drednaw 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 Drednaw 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.
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 15 One Target
1
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 15 One Target
1
Razor Shell
50% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
WATER
PHYSICAL
75 95% 10 One Target
1
Crunch
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
1
Rock Polish
Raises Drednaw's Speed by two stages.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
1
Tackle
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
1
Water Gun
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
40 100% 25 One Target
1
Bite
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
1
Protect
Protects Drednaw from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
21
Headbutt
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
30
Counter
Counters Physical-based damage received this turn.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 20 Counter
39
Jaw Lock
Prevents Drednaw or the target from switching out until either faint.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
48
Liquidation
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
WATER
PHYSICAL
85 100% 10 One Target
57
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
66
Head Smash
Drednaw takes 50% of Head Smash's damage as recoil damage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
150 80% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Drednaw 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
TM15
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM21
Rest
Drednaw 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 Drednaw 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
TM32
Sandstorm
Changes the weather to a sandstorm for 5 turns.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM33
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM36
Whirlpool
Traps the target for 2–5 turns; does 1/16 max HP per turn. Deals extra damage to targets using Dive.
WATER
SPECIAL
35 85% 15 One Target
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Drednaw is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM42
Revenge
Attacks last; if damaged this turn, hits for double damage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM45
Dive
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
WATER
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 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
TM53
Mud Shot
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 One Target
TM54
Rock Blast
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
25 90% 10 One Target
TM57
Payback
Does double damage if Drednaw 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
TM67
Ice Fang
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target. Has a separate 10% chance to make the target flinch.
ICE
PHYSICAL
65 95% 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
TM83
Razor Shell
50% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
WATER
PHYSICAL
75 95% 10 One Target
TM94
False Swipe
Cannot knock out a Pokémon.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 40 One Target
TM96
Smart Strike
Doesn't miss the target.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
70 -- 10 One Target
TM98
Stomping Tantrum
Power is doubled if Drednaw missed the target last turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
75 100% 10 One Target

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Drednaw 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 Drednaw's Attack by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR01
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
TR03
Hydro Pump
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
110 80% 5 One Target
TR04
Surf
Deals extra damage to targets using Dive.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 All But Self
TR05
Ice Beam
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
ICE
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR06
Blizzard
Has a 10% chance to freeze all nearby enemies. 100% accuracy while it is hailing.
ICE
SPECIAL
110 70% 5 Nearby Enemies
TR10
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
TR16
Waterfall
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
WATER
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Drednaw'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 Drednaw's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR28
Megahorn
Damages the target.
BUG
PHYSICAL
120 85% 10 One Target
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
TR39
Superpower
Lowers Drednaw's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
TR45
Muddy Water
30% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Accuracy by one stage.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 85% 10 Nearby Enemies
TR46
Iron Defense
Raises Drednaw'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
TR67
Earth Power
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
90 100% 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
TR84
Scald
Has a 30% chance to burn the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR94
High Horsepower
Damages the target.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
95 95% 10 One Target
TR95
Throat Chop
Prevents the target from using any sound-based moves for the next two turns.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR98
Liquidation
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
WATER
PHYSICAL
85 100% 10 One Target
TR99
Body Press
Does more damage based on how high Drednaw's Defense stat is.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Drednaw 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 Drednaw.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Skull Bash
Raises Drednaw's Defense by one stage. Charges for a turn, attacks on second turn.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
130 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Gastro Acid
Disables the target's ability until the target switches out.
POISON
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Dragon Tail
-6 priority. After doing damage, forces the foe to switch out, or ends wild battles.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
60 90% 10 One Target

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Drednaw 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 Drednaw's Sp. Atk by one stage. Charges for a turn, attacks on second turn.
ROCK
SPECIAL
120 90% 10 One Target
TUTOR
Scale Shot
Hits the target two to five times in a row. If Scale Shot hits at least once, raises Drednaw's Speed by one stage and lowers Drednaw's Defense by one stage.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
25 90% 20 One Target

Drednaw's Detailed Stats

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

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Drednaw 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
290 321 353 384 90
Attack
235 266 298 329 115
Defense
185 216 248 279 90
Sp. Atk
101 132 164 195 48
Sp. Def
141 172 204 235 68
Speed
153 184 216 247 74
Total
485

Where to Find Drednaw in Sword & Shield

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

Special Ways to Get Drednaw

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

Drednaw in the Wild

Galar Route 6

Fishing Rod Encounters
20% Lv. 28-30

Bridge Field

Fishing Rod Encounters
30% Lv. 26-28

Dusty Bowl

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- 40% -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 40-45

Giant's Mirror

Fishing Rod Encounters
50% Lv. 26-28

Giant's Cap

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- 40% 35% -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 28-30 Lv. 28-30

Lake of Outrage

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- --
Sword
23%
Shield
25%
-- -- -- -- --
Lv. 50-52

Getting Drednaw By Evolution

Evolves from Chewtle at level 22.

Pokédex Entries for Drednaw

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Normal

Sword
With jaws that can shear through steel rods, this highly aggressive Pokémon chomps down on its unfortunate prey.
Shield
This Pokémon rapidly extends its retractable neck to sink its sharp fangs into distant enemies and take them down.

Gigantamax

Sword
It responded to Gigantamax energy by becoming bipedal. First it comes crashing down on foes, and then it finishes them off with its massive jaws.
Shield
In the Galar region, there's a tale about this Pokémon chewing up a mountain and using the rubble to stop a flood.
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