|Rock Head Pokémon|
|#371|| Rock Head|
|2' (0.6m)||92.8 lbs. (42.1kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||1 Attack Point|
Bagon has the Rock Head Ability, which makes it immune to the effects of recoil from moves that cause recoil, with the exception of Struggle. A second Ability is available to Bagon from the Dream World, the Sheer Force Ability. This Ability gives attacks that have a secondary effect a 33% Increase in power, but those attacks lose their secondary effect as a result.
Bagon is in the Dragon Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 10,240 Steps to hatch. It takes Bagon 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Bagon takes on the appearance of a short, wingless dragon with stubby arms and a thick skull.
 Gender Differences
Bagon doesn't have any gender differences to differentiate between male and female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Bagon appears at the North End of Route 210 in Pearl and Platinum when using the Poké Radar. Bagon can also be found at the Safari Zone's Swamp area in Heart Gold and Soul Silver after placing 9 Forest Objects & 19 Peak Objects, then waiting 110 Days from their initial placement for a Bagon to appear, the longest wait time for all Pokémon that appear by way of block placement in the Safari Zone.
In each game that a Bagon appears in, a wild Bagon has a 5% chance of holding a Dragon-related item. In the Generation III games it has a 5% chance of holding a Dragon Scale; from Generation IV onward it has a 5% chance of holding a Dragon Fang.
 Spin-off Games
Bagon doesn't appear often, but when it does, it'll be at Huge Storage 5 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Bagon appears at Lapis Cave 9F-13F, Wish Cave 45F-49F, Wyvern Hill 1F-4F and Joyous Tower 42F-45F in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness & Explorers of Sky, Bagon appears at Crystal Crossing B1-B7 and Final Maze B1-B48. Bagon is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Sunset Rockland B1-B9 and Final Mountain 9F-13F.
Bagon only appears during Missions in Pokémon Ranger. Bagon appears inside the Volcano Cave in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, and returns in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs at the Entrance of Mt. Sorbet and the Western Mountainside in the Present, and in the Dark Temple Missions Danger! Surrounded by Pokémon and Ground-Shaking Dragon Pokémon in the Past by capturing it and obtaining its Slate. Both missions have difficult bosses to beat, making beating the missions to keep those slates a considerably difficult challenge.
Bagon can be found at Sunny Seashore Canyon 4-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
 Trading Card Game
Bagon appears in a total of 12 sets, the EX Trainer Kit Latias and the Dragon Vault sub-set. It is listed as a Common Card in the EX Dragon (2), EX Deoxys, EX Delta Species (2; both Delta Species Cards), EX Dragon Froniters (Delta Species Card), EX Power Keepers, Secret Wonders, Stormfront, and Arceus sets. Its lone listing as an Uncommon Card is in the EX Dragon set, and its lone listing as a Rare Card is in the Arceus set as a Shiny Rare card.
 Anime/Manga Information
A trainer used a Bagon in the episode Let Bagons Be Bagons!, and used it in a battle against Ash. The battle would be uncerimoniously interrupted by Team Rocket, who tries to steal Bagon, then Pikachu. Team Rocket failed, and Bagon evolved into a Shelgon as a result.
Most recently, another trainer used a Bagon in the episode Camping It Up.
Wild Bagon appear in the film Arceus and the Jewel of Life, its lone appearance in the films to date.
Team Magma Grunts use a Bagon to battle Ruby and Sapphire in the Seafloor Cavern in Chapter 243. This is Bagon's only appearance in the Manga as of writing.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Bagon is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is a first-stage Pokémon.
 Area Location
|Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald||Uncommon||Meteor Falls (Room where TM02 is found)|
|Diamond||None||PalPark or Trade|
|Pearl/Platinum||12% (Use Poké Radar)||Route 210: North|
|Heart Gold/Soul Silver||Unknown%||Safari Zone: Swamp (Place 9 Forest Objects & 19 Peak Objects; 110 Day Wait|
|Black||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World, or Trade from White|
|Black 2/White 2||Unknown%||Pinwheel Forest: Outside (Hidden Grotto)|
 Pokédex Entries
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Bagon has a dream of one day soaring in the sky. In doomed efforts to fly, this Pokémon hurls itself off cliffs. As a result of its dives, its head has grown tough and as hard as tempered steel.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Bagon harbors a never-ending dream of one day soaring high among the clouds. As if trying to dispel its frustration over its inability to fly, this Pokémon slams its hard head against huge rocks and shatters them into pebbles.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||Although it is small, this Pokémon is very powerful because its body is a bundle of muscles. It launches head-butts with its ironlike skull.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||Its steel-hard head can shatter boulders. It longingly hopes for wings to grow so it can fly.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||Its steel-hard head can shatter boulders. It longingly hopes for wings to grow so it can fly.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||Dreaming of one day flying, it practices by leaping off cliffs every day.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||Dreaming of one day flying, it practices by leaping off cliffs every day.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||Dreaming of one day flying, it practices by leaping off cliffs every day.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||Its well-developed neck muscles and ironlike head can smash boulders into pieces.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||Its well-developed neck muscles and ironlike head can smash boulders into pieces.|
|V||Pokémon Black||Dreaming of one day flying, it practices by leaping off cliffs every day.|
|V||Pokémon White||Dreaming of one day flying, it practices by leaping off cliffs every day.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||Dreaming of one day flying, it practices by leaping off cliffs every day.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||Dreaming of one day flying, it practices by leaping off cliffs every day.|
 Pokéathlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor
 All Generation 5 Games
 Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves
 Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves (Fire Red/Leaf Green)
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor (Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver)