Garchomp • Sword & Shield Pokédex

Garchomp

Garchomp
Sprite of Garchomp in Pokémon HOME

Garchomp's Type

DRAGON
GROUND

Garchomp's Pokédex #s

National #
445
Galar #
--
Armor #
--
Crown #
118

Garchomp's Base Stats

HP:
108
Attack:
130
Defense:
95
Sp. Atk:
80
Sp. Def:
85
Speed:
102
Total:
600

Misc. Info

Height:
6'3" (1.9m)
Weight:
209.4 lbs. (95 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Monster / Dragon
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,250,000
EV Yield:
3 Attack
Base EXP:
270
Catch Rate:
45
Base Happiness:
70

Garchomp's Abilities

Here are what abilities Garchomp can possibly have, along with their effects.
Sand Veil
Raises Garchomp's base evasion by 25% in a sandstorm. Prevents sandstorm damage to Garchomp.
Rough Skin
When Garchomp is damaged by a contact move, the attacker takes 1/8 its maximum HP in damage afterwards.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Garchomp's weakness and resistance is to various types.
ICE
DRAGON
FAIRY
½
FIRE
POISON
ROCK
immune
ELECTRIC

Garchomp's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Garchomp evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Gible
Gible
starting form
Gabite
Gabite
at level 24
Garchomp
Garchomp
at level 48

Garchomp's Alternate Forms

Gender Differences

Male ♂
Garchomp (Male)
Female ♀
Garchomp (Female)

Garchomp's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Garchomp 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 Garchomp 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.
Crunch
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
1
Crunch
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
1
Dual Chop
Hits the target two times in a row.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
40 90% 15 One Target
1
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
1
Tackle
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
1
Sand Attack
Lowers the target's Accuracy by one stage.
GROUND
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
1
Dragon Breath
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
DRAGON
SPECIAL
60 100% 20 One Target
18
Bulldoze
100% chance of lowering all nearby Pokémon's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self
27
Bite
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
34
Slash
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
42
Dragon Claw
Damages the target.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
52
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
62
Sandstorm
Changes the weather to a sandstorm for 5 turns.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
72
Take Down
Garchomp takes 25% of Take Down's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
90 85% 20 One Target
82
Dragon Rush
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
100 75% 10 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Garchomp 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
Garchomp 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 Garchomp 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
TM34
Sunny Day
Changes the weather to sunny for 5 turns.
FIRE
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 Garchomp is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM40
Swift
Doesn't miss all nearby enemies.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 -- 20 Nearby Enemies
TM43
Brick Break
Breaks the opponent's Light Screen or Reflect.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 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
TM59
Fling
Throws Garchomp's held item. Type and power depend on the item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
TM65
Shadow Claw
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
GHOST
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
TM68
Fire Fang
Has a 10% chance to burn the target. Has a separate 10% chance to make the target flinch.
FIRE
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
TM94
False Swipe
Cannot knock out a Pokémon.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 40 One Target
TM97
Brutal Swing
Damages all nearby Pokémon.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self
TM98
Stomping Tantrum
Power is doubled if Garchomp missed the target last turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
75 100% 10 One Target
TM99
Breaking Swipe
Lowers all nearby enemies' Attack by one stage.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
60 100% 15 Nearby Enemies

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Garchomp 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 Garchomp'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
TR02
Flamethrower
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 One Target
TR04
Surf
Deals extra damage to targets using Dive.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 All But Self
TR10
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
TR15
Fire Blast
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
110 85% 5 One Target
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Garchomp's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR24
Outrage
Confuses Garchomp after 2–3 turns.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
120 100% 10 Random Enemy
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 Garchomp's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
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
TR47
Dragon Claw
Damages the target.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR57
Poison Jab
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 20 One Target
TR62
Dragon Pulse
Damages the target.
DRAGON
SPECIAL
85 100% 10 One Target
TR67
Earth Power
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR74
Iron Head
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
STEEL
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

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Garchomp 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 Garchomp.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Thrash
Confuses Garchomp after 2–3 turns.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 10 Random Enemy
EGG
Metal Claw
Has a 10% chance of raising Garchomp's Attack by one stage.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
50 95% 35 One Target
EGG
Double-Edge
Garchomp takes 33% of Double-Edge's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Twister
20% chance of making all nearby enemies flinch. Does double damage against Bounce, Fly, or Sky Drop.
DRAGON
SPECIAL
40 100% 20 Nearby Enemies

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Garchomp 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
Scorching Sands
Has a 30% chance to burn the target.
GROUND
SPECIAL
70 100% 10 One Target
TUTOR
Scale Shot
Hits the target two to five times in a row. If Scale Shot hits at least once, raises Garchomp's Speed by one stage and lowers Garchomp's Defense by one stage.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
25 90% 20 One Target

Garchomp's Detailed Stats

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

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Garchomp 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
326 357 389 420 108
Attack
265 296 328 359 130
Defense
195 226 258 289 95
Sp. Atk
165 196 228 259 80
Sp. Def
175 206 238 269 85
Speed
209 240 272 303 102
Total
600

Where to Find Garchomp

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

Garchomp is exclusive to Pokémon Shield, so if you are playing Pokémon Sword, you will need to trade with someone playing Pokémon Shield in order to obtain it for your Pokédex.

Special Ways to Get Garchomp

Can be found as a wandering Pokémon in the Crown Tundra (DLC).

Getting Garchomp By Evolution

Evolves from Gabite at level 48.

Pokédex Entries for Garchomp

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Sword
Garchomp makes its home in volcanic mountains. It flies through the sky as fast as a jet airplane, hunting down as much prey as it can.
Shield
Garchomp is fast both underground and above. It can bring down prey and return to its den before its body has chilled from being outside.

Generation 7 Pokédex Entries

Sun
It can fly at speeds rivaling jet planes. It dives into flocks of bird Pokémon and gulps the entire flock down whole.
Moon
The protuberances on its head serve as sensors. It can even detect distant prey.
Ultra Sun
It flies at the speed of sound while searching for prey, and it has midair battles with Salamence as the two compete for food.
Ultra Moon
Its fine scales don't just reduce wind resistance—their sharp edges also cause injury to any opponent who attacks it.

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

X Omega Ruby
When it folds up its body and extends its wings, it looks like a jet plane. It flies at sonic speed.
Y Alpha Sapphire
It flies at speeds equal to a jet fighter plane. It never allows its prey to escape.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Black White Black 2 White 2
It is said that when one runs at high speed, its wings create blades of wind that can fell nearby trees.

Generation 4 Pokédex Entries

Diamond
When it folds up its body and extends its wings, it looks like a jet plane. It flies at sonic speed.
Pearl
It flies at speeds equal to a jet fighter plane. It never allows its prey to escape.
Platinum
It is said that when one runs at high speed, its wings create blades of wind that can fell nearby trees.
HeartGold SoulSilver
Its body is covered in fine scales that reduce drag, enabling it to fly at high speeds.
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