Roggenrola < Boldore > Gigalith

Species Type
Ore Pokémon Rock.png
Number Ability
#525 Sturdy
Sand Force
Height Weight
2'11" (0.9m) 224.9 lbs. (102kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Roggenrola Gigalith
Egg Group Catch Rate
Mineral 120
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Attack Point
1 Defense Point

Boldore (ガントル) is the 31st Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is a Rock type, and it is known as the Ore Pokémon.

Boldore's ability is Sturdy, which nullifies the effect of One-Hit Knock Out moves such as Fissure or Horn Drill, and starting with Generation V, all Pokémon that have this ability cannot be knocked out when its HP is full. In this instance the Pokémon will have 1 HP left instead. A second ability exclusive to Boldore captured in the Dream World, called Sand Force, increases the power of Ground, Rock, and Steel-Type moves by 33% during a Sandstorm.

Boldore are the evolved form of Roggenrola, which can evolve into Boldore when they reach Level 25. Boldore can only evolve into Gigalith when it is traded to another Pokémon Black or White game card

Boldore is in the Mineral Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 steps to hatch. It takes Boldore 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.




Boldore takes the appearance of a rock monster with two eyes towards the center of its face.

Gender Differences

Boldore doesn't have any distinguishable characteristics to help differentiate between male and female.

Game Information

Original Games

Boldore can be found at Chargestone Cave, Mistralton Cave, Twist Mountain, Victory Road, and Giant Chasm in Black and White. In Black 2 and White 2, Boldore appears at Chargestone Cave, Clay Road, Mistralton Cave, Rebirth Mountain, Relic Path, Seaside Cave, Twist Mountain, Victory Road and Wellspring Cave.

Spin-off Games

Boldore appears at the Colosseum's Crag Area in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond. It can be befriended by defeating it in a battle, but there's one problem: it's sleeping. Awakening it with some water will get it out of its slumber; after defeating it you'll be able to call it into battle.

Boldore appears in the Pointy Rock Nation in Pokémon Conquest.

Trading Card Game

Two Boldore are listed as Uncommon Cards in the Emerging Powers set.

Anime/Manga Information


During the episode Battling the King of the Mines!, Ash's Roggenrola would evolve into a Boldore during his Gym Battle against Clay. It would defeat Clay's Excadrill to win the match. Since then, it has been a strong member of Ash's stable of Pokémon.


Boldore has yet to make an appearance in the Movies.


Boldore hasn't appeared in the manga as of writing.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Boldore is listed in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it has yet to reach its final evolution.

Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Black/White 5% Giant Chasm: Cave
Giant Chasm: Inner Cave
Black/White 10% Chargestone Cave: 1F, B1 & B2
Black/White 20% Challenger's Cave: 1F, B1 & B2
Victory Road: 1F & 3F
Black/White 30% Twist Mountain: 1F-3F & Extra (Winter)
Victory Road: 2F; 4F-7F
Black/White 45% Twist Mountain: 1F-3F & Extra (Summer)
Black/White 49% Twist Mountain: 1F-3F & Extra (Spring & Autumn)
Black/White 50% Mistralton Cave: 1F-3F
Black2/White2 5% Chargestone Cave: 1F, B1 & B2
Black2/White2 15% Seaside Cave: 1F
Black2/White2 20% Twist Mountain: B1; 1F-3F (Summer & Winter)
Black2/White2 25% Rebirth Mountain: Rooms 1-4; B1 & Heatran Room
Black2/White2 30% Mistralton Cave: 1F, 2F & Guidance Chamber
Black2/White2 34% Relic Path: Room 2
Black2/White2 35% Clay Road: Entrance; Rooms 2 & 3
Underground Ruins: Entrance, Glacier Room, Iron Room, Rocky Mountain Room & Ruins
Seaside Cave: B1
Black2/White2 39% Relic Path: Room 1
Black2/White2 40% Twist Mountain: B1; 1F-3F (Spring & Autumn)
Black2/White2 50% Wellspring Cave: 1F & B1
Black2/White2 80% Victory Road: 2F & 4F

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red Not in game
Blue Not in game
Yellow Not in game
II Gold Not in game
Silver Not in game
Crystal Not in game
III Ruby Not in game
Sapphire Not in game
Emerald Not in game
FireRed Not in game
LeafGreen Not in game
IV Diamond Not in game
Pearl Not in game
Platinum Not in game
HeartGold Not in game
SoulSilver Not in game
V Black When it overflows with power, the orange crystal on its body glows. It looks for underground water in caves.
White Because its energy was too great to be contained, the energy leaked and formed orange crystals.
Black 2 When it is healthy, its core sticks out. Always facing the same way, it swiftly moves front to back and left to right.
White 2 When it is healthy, its core sticks out. Always facing the same way, it swiftly moves front to back and left to right.
VI X Because its energy was too great to be contained, the energy leaked and formed orange crystals.
Y When it is healthy, its core sticks out. Always facing the same way, it swiftly moves front to back and left to right.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire


Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
. 250 344 .
193 215 309 339
193 215 309 339
Sp. Atk
94 105 199 218
Sp. Def
76 85 179 196
40 45 139 152


Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Tackle Normal.gif 50 100 Physical.png
Harden Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
Sand-Attack Ground.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
14 Rock Blast Rock.gif 25 90 Physical.png
17 Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
20 Iron Defense Steel.gif N/A N/A Other.png
23 Knock Down Rock.gif 50 100 Physical.png
25 Power Gem Rock.gif 70 100 Special.png
30 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
36 Stealth Rock Rock.gif N/A N/A Other.png
42 Sandstorm Rock.gif N/A N/A Other.png
48 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
55 Explosion Normal.gif 250 100 Physical.png


TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM23 Smack Down Rock.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM26 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM64 Explosion Normal.gif 250 100 Physical.png
TM69 Rock Polish Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM91 Flash Cannon Steel.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Magnitude Ground.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Curse Ghost.gif -- -- Other.png
Autotomize Steel.gif -- -- Other.png
Rock Tomb Rock.gif 50 80 Physical.png
Lock-On Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Heavy Slam Steel.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Take Down Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
Gravity Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Move Tutor (Black2/White2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Block Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Earth Power Ground.gif 90 100 Special.png
Gravity Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Iron Defense Steel.gif -- -- Other.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Stealth Rock Rock.gif -- -- Other.png

Evolution Line

Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 25

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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