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.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

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

[edit] Gender Differences

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

[edit] Game Information

[edit] 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.

[edit] 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.

[edit] Trading Card Game

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

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

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.

[edit] Movies

Boldore has yet to make an appearance in the Movies.

[edit] Manga

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

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

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

[edit] 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

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red Not in game
Pokémon Blue Not in game
Pokémon Yellow Not in game

II Pokémon Gold Not in game
II Pokémon Silver Not in game
II Pokémon Crystal Not in game

III Pokémon Ruby Not in game
III Pokémon Sapphire Not in game
III Pokémon Emerald Not in game
III Pokémon FireRed Not in game
III Pokémon LeafGreen Not in game

IV Pokémon Diamond Not in game
IV Pokémon Pearl Not in game
IV Pokémon Platinum Not in game
IV Pokémon HeartGold Not in game
IV Pokémon SoulSilver Not in game

V Pokémon Black When it overflows with power, the orange crystal on its body glows. It looks for underground water in caves.
V Pokémon White Because its energy was too great to be contained, the energy leaked and formed orange crystals.
V Pokémon Black 2
V Pokémon White 2

VI Pokémon X
VI Pokémon Y

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
- 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

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

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

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM23 Smack Down Rock.png 50 100 Physical
TM26 Earthquake Ground.png 100 100 Physical
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.png -- -- Status
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.png 60 95 Physical
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM64 Explosion Normal.png 250 100 Physical
TM69 Rock Polish Rock.png -- -- Status
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.png 100 80 Physical
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.png 60 100 Physical
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 Physical
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM91 Flash Cannon Steel.png 80 100 Special
TM94 Rock Smash Fighting.png 40 100 Physical
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical

[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Magnitude Ground.png  ?? 100% Physical
Curse Ghost.png -- --% Status
Autotomize Steel.png -- --% Status
Rock Tomb Rock.png 50 80% Physical
Lock-On Normal.png -- --% Status
Heavy Slam Steel.png  ?? 100% Physical
Take Down Normal.png 90 85% Physical
Gravity Psychic.png -- --% Status

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black2/White2)

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

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Roggenrola Boldore Gigalith
Level 25 -- Trade

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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