Boldore

Boldore
ガントル
Boldore.png
Roggenrola < Boldore > Gigalith
Species
Type
Ore Pokémon
Rock.gif
Number
Ability
#525
Height
Weight
2'11" (0.9m)
224.9 lbs. (102kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
Egg Group
Catch Rate
120
Tier
EV Yield
525.gif

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 can use one of two Abilities; Sturdy, which cannot be knocked out when its HP is full and cannot be knocked out by One-Hit KO moves, or Weak Armor, which decreases its Defense stat by one stage and increases its Speed stat by two stages whenever it is hit with an attack. Its Hidden Ability is Sand Force, which 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 game.

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.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

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 Tunnel, Mistralton Cave, Reversal Mountain, Relic Passage, Seaside Cave, Twist Mountain, Victory Road and Wellspring Cave.

In Pokémon X and Y, Boldore can be caught in the Friend Safari. In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, it can be caught in the wild at any Mirage Cave.

In Pokémon Sun and Moon, Boldore can be caught in the wild at Vast Poni Canyon.

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

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.

Movies

Boldore has yet to make an appearance in the Movies.

Manga

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
Black 2/White 2 5% Chargestone Cave: 1F, B1 & B2
Black 2/White 2 15% Seaside Cave: 1F
Black 2/White 2 20% Twist Mountain: B1; 1F-3F (Summer & Winter)
Black 2/White 2 25% Reversal Mountain: Rooms 1-4; B1 & Heatran Room
Black 2/White 2 30% Mistralton Cave: 1F, 2F & Guidance Chamber
Black 2/White 2 34% Relic Passage: Room 2
Black 2/White 2 35% Clay Tunnel: Entrance; Rooms 2 & 3, Underground Ruins: Entrance, Glacier Room, Iron Room, Rocky Mountain Room & Ruins, Seaside Cave: B1
Black 2/White 2 39% Relic Path: Room 1
Black 2/White 2 40% Twist Mountain: B1; 1F-3F (Spring & Autumn)
Black 2/White 2 50% Wellspring Cave: 1F & B1
Black 2/White 2 80% Victory Road: 2F & 4F
X/Y -- Friend Safari
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire 15% (Rock Smash) Mirage Cave
Sun/Moon 10% Vast Poni Canyon: Outside
Sun/Moon 30% Vast Poni Canyon: Cave

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
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 Because its energy was too great to be contained, the energy leaked and formed orange crystals.
Alpha Sapphire When it is healthy, its core sticks out. Always facing the same way, it swiftly moves front to back and left to right.
VII Sun Its orange crystal is a mass of energy. Just one crystal fragment would provide enough fuel for a hundred dump trucks.
Moon It explores caves in search of underground water. It’s not comfortable around water, so this Pokémon takes great care in lapping it up.
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon


Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
70
. 250 344 .
Atk
105
193 215 309 339
Def
105
193 215 309 339
Sp. Atk
50
94 105 199 218
Sp. Def
40
76 85 179 196
Speed
20
40 45 139 152

Moves

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Power Gem Rock.gif 80 100 Special.png
Start Tackle Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Harden Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Start Sand Attack Ground.gif -- 100 Other.png
Start Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
4 Harden Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
7 Sand Attack Ground.gif -- 100 Other.png
10 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 -- -- Other.png
23 Smack Down Rock.gif 50 100 Physical.png
30 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
36 Stealth Rock Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
42 Sandstorm Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
48 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
55 Explosion Normal.gif 250 100 Physical.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 7
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 -- 85 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM91 Flash Cannon Steel.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM96 Nature Power Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

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

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 200*/120* -- Physical.png Special.png
Tectonic Rage Ground.gif 180*/100* -- Physical.png Special.png
Continental Crush Rock.gif 180*/160* -- Physical.png Special.png
Corkscrew Crash Steel.gif 160*/160* -- Physical.png Special.png

Transfer Only Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
All-Out Pummeling Fighting.gif 100 -- Physical.png
Tectonic Rage Ground.gif 175 -- Special.png

Past Moves

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
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Boldore
PSS Trade icon.png
Trade

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Ice.gif
Fighting.gif
Ground.gif
Steel.gif
Fire.gif
Flying.gif
Normal.gif
Poison.gif
Fighting.gif
Grass.gif
Ground.gif
Steel.gif
Water.gif

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