|Stone Home Pokémon|
|#558|| Sturdy/Shell Armor|
|4'7" (1.4m)||440.9 lbs (200kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|RU/OU||2 Defense Points|
Crustle (Unova Pokédex. It is a Bug/Rock Type and it is known as the Stone Home Pokémon.) is the 64th Pokémon in the
Crustle can use one of two Abilities: Sturdy, which prevents it from being KO'd when it has maximum HP, and protects it from falling to One-Hit KO moves; or Shell Armor, which protects it from taking a Critical Hit. A third Ability is available to Crustle from the Dream World, the Weak Armor Ability. Using this Ability, with each attack that it gets hit by, its Defense falls by one stage, but its Speed increases by one stage.
Dwebble can evolve into Crustle at Level 34.
Crustle takes on the appearance of a hermit crab that appears to have a boulder resembling a piece of the Earth's Crust grown onto its back.
Crustle doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.
Crustle appears at the Rockridge Fort section of the Crag Area in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, but only after befriending Dwebble. To befriend it, you'll have to speak to Crustle.
Trading Card Game
Crustle is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Noble Victories and Dark Explorers sets.
Cilan's Dwebble would evolve into a Crustle during the episode Crisis at Chargestone Cave!, helping to repel Team Rocket from the area using Rock Wrecker. It remains a powerful force in Cilan's Party, even going against Skyla during an upcoming episode. It defeated her Swoobat and Unfezant before being defeated by Swanna.
Crustle has yet to make an appearance in any of the Movies.
Crustle's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
Crustle is a viable option in the Rarely-Utilized and Over-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. Like many other Rock-types, it has a high Attack and higher Defense, but is hindered by low Speed and a relatively low Special Defense. The Sturdy Ability is the best possible competitive battling option due to its use for team support, especially for setting up entry hazards such as Stealth Rock and Spikes. With Trick Room support, Crustle becomes a very dangerous sweeper. But the time it has to set up these hazards is limited, especially against Special Sweepers and/or if matched up against a Bulky Water-Type.
Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
Dwebble Exclusive Moves
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