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Rhydon

Sprite of Rhydon in Pokémon Sword/Shield

Rhydon's Type

GROUND
ROCK

Rhydon's Pokédex #s

Galar #
265
National #
112

Rhydon's Base Stats

HP:
105
Attack:
130
Defense:
120
Sp. Atk:
45
Sp. Def:
45
Speed:
40
Total:
485

Misc. Info

Egg Groups:
Monster / Field
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,250,000
EV Yield:
2 Attack

Rhydon's Abilities

Here are what abilities Rhydon can possibly have, along with their effects.
Lightning Rod
Draws in Electric moves to Rhydon, which prevents their damage and raises Rhydon's Special Attack by one stage.
Rock Head
Prevents all recoil damage Rhydon takes from moves that cause recoil damage.
Reckless
Moves Rhydon uses that cause recoil damage, or Jump Kick and High Jump Kick, have their power increased by 20%.

Weaknesses & Resistances

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

Rhydon's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Rhydon evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Rhyhorn
Rhyhorn
starting form
Rhydon
Rhydon
at level 42
Rhyperior
Rhyperior
trade while holding Protector

Rhydon's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Rhydon 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 Rhydon 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.
Hammer Arm
Lowers Rhydon's Speed by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
100 90% 10 One Target
1
Hammer Arm
Lowers Rhydon's Speed by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
100 90% 10 One Target
1
Tackle
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
1
Tail Whip
Lowers all nearby enemies' Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 30 Nearby Enemies
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
1
Bulldoze
100% chance of lowering all nearby Pokémon's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self
15
Horn Attack
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
65 100% 25 One Target
20
Scary Face
Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
25
Stomp
30% chance of making the target flinch. Does double damage against targets that used Minimize.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
65 100% 20 One Target
30
Rock Blast
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
25 90% 10 One Target
35
Drill Run
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 95% 10 One Target
40
Take Down
Rhydon takes 25% of Take Down's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
90 85% 20 One Target
47
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
54
Stone Edge
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
ROCK
PHYSICAL
100 80% 5 One Target
61
Megahorn
Damages the target.
BUG
PHYSICAL
120 85% 10 One Target
68
Horn Drill
Knocks out the target. Fails against higher-level Pokémon.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 30% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Rhydon 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
TM00
Mega Punch
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
80 85% 20 One Target
TM01
Mega Kick
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 75% 5 One Target
TM02
Pay Day
Scatters coins after the fight. $5 times Rhydon's level.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 20 One Target
TM03
Fire Punch
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM04
Ice Punch
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
ICE
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM05
Thunder Punch
Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.
ELECTRIC
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
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
Rhydon 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 Rhydon 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
TM27
Icy Wind
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Speed by one stage.
ICE
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies
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 Rhydon 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
TM48
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 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 Rhydon attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM59
Fling
Throws Rhydon's held item. Type and power depend on the item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
TM64
Avalanche
Attacks last; if damaged this turn, hits for double damage.
ICE
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM65
Shadow Claw
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
GHOST
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
TM66
Thunder Fang
Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target. Has a separate 10% chance to make the target flinch.
ELECTRIC
PHYSICAL
65 95% 15 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
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
TM96
Smart Strike
Doesn't miss the target.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
70 -- 10 One Target
TM97
Brutal Swing
Has no effect.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self
TM98
Stomping Tantrum
Power is doubled if Rhydon 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 Rhydon 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
TR00
Swords Dance
Raises Rhydon'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
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
TR08
Thunderbolt
Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 One Target
TR09
Thunder
30% chance of paralyzing the target. 100% accuracy in the rain and 50% accuracy in sunny weather.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
110 70% 10 One Target
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 Rhydon's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR21
Reversal
Does more damage when Rhydon's HP is low.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
TR24
Outrage
Confuses Rhydon 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 Rhydon'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
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
TR39
Superpower
Lowers Rhydon's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
TR46
Iron Defense
Raises Rhydon'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
TR62
Dragon Pulse
Damages the target.
DRAGON
SPECIAL
85 100% 10 One Target
TR64
Focus Blast
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
FIGHTING
SPECIAL
120 70% 5 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
TR79
Heavy Slam
Power ranges from 40–120 based on Rhydon's weight vs. the target's weight.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
TR87
Drill Run
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 95% 10 One Target
TR88
Heat Crash
Power ranges from 40–120 based on Rhydon's weight vs. the target's weight.
FIRE
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
TR94
High Horsepower
Damages the target.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
95 95% 10 One Target
TR99
Body Press
Does more damage based on how high Rhydon's Defense stat is.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Rhydon 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 Rhydon.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Counter
Counters Physical-based damage received this turn.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 20 Counter
EGG
Curse
{notghost}Raises Rhydon's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.{/notghost}{ghost}Takes 50% of Rhydon'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
Dragon Rush
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
100 75% 10 One Target
EGG
Skull Bash
Raises Rhydon's Defense by one stage. Charges for a turn, attacks on second turn.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
130 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Metal Burst
Counters any Physical- or Special-based damage Rhydon receives this turn by 1.5× to the attacker.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 Counter
EGG
Guard Split
Averages Rhydon's Defense and Special Defense stats with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
EGG
Rock Polish
Raises Rhydon's Speed by two stages.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User

Where to Find Rhydon

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

Rhydon in the Wild

Galar Route 10: Near Station

Random Encounters
Any Weather
25% Lv. 43-46

Wild Area: 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
-- -- -- -- 58% -- -- -- --
Lv. 40-45

Wild Area: 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
33%
Shield
35%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 50-52
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