- For the regional variant of this Pokémon, see Diglett/Alolan
Diglett can use one of two Abilities: Sand Veil, which increases its Evasion by one level during a Sandstorm; or Arena Trap, which prevents opposing Pokémon from running or being substituted, except for Flying-Types and users of the Levitate Ability. Its Hidden Ability is Sand Force, which increases the power of its Ground, Rock and Steel-Type moves by 33% during a Sandstorm.
Diglett gain the opportunity to evolve into Dugtrio starting at Level 26.
Diglett is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Diglett One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Diglett is a small, brown Pokémon that is buried in the ground, typically having its head visible. It has a round pink nose. The rest of the looks of Diglett's body is unknown, however, in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, Diglett mentions having feet.
Diglett has no gender differences.
Throughout most of its appearances in the main series of games, Diglett can be found inhabiting Diglett's Cave; specifically in all six games from the first two generations combined, FireRed, LeafGreen, HeartGold and SoulSilver.
Diglett can be found at Route 228 in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum. In addition to Diglett's Cave, Diglett can also be found at Route 48, Vermilion City by using Rock Smash, and the Safari Zone's Marshland area after placing 5 Peak Objects in the area.
In Pokémon X and Y, the only way to obtain Diglett is to breed a Dugtrio. In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, it can be caught in the wild at Fiery Path using the DexNav feature of the PokéNav Plus after the defeat or capture of Groudon or Kyogre.
Diglett makes appearances at Phobos Drill, Endless Level 30, Trozei Battle and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Diglett can be found at Southern Cavern 1F-7F and Joyous Tower 4F-6F in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Diglett can be found at Shimmer Desert 1F-9F, which is known as Shimmering Desert in Explorers of Sky. Diglett is in all three versions of Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing in each version's respective Element-themed area 4F-13F and Final-themed area 9F-13F.
Diglett can be found in Croca Tunnel in Pokémon Ranger, the only appearance that Diglett has made in the Ranger series as of writing.
Diglett can be found in the Cavern Zone in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure. To obtain it you'll have to fix the rails, then speak to it. A similar method of obtaining Diglett is involved in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, but this time it is found at Rockridge Fort in the Crag Area, and you'll only need to speak to Diglett to befriend it.
Diglett can be found at Misty Edgewater Cave 2-2 and Everspring Valley Cave 4-2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
Trading Card Game
Diglett is listed in 11 sets and the Pokémon Rumble Promo set. It is listed as a Common Card in the Base, Team Rocket, Gym Challenge, Expedition, Skyridge, EX FireRed and LeafGreen, EX Crystal Guardians, Secret Wonders, Platinum, Triumphant and XY sets.
Wild Diglett were featured in Dig Those Diglett, which featured a group of Diglett attempting to prevent the construction of a dam that would have ruined the local habitat for the other Pokémon in the area.
Wild Diglett make appearances in The Power of One and the Pikachu Shorts "Pikachu's Vacation," "Pikachu's Rescue Adventure" and "Meloetta's Moonlight Serenade."
Red would capture a Diglett near Celadon City after inadvertently trading his regular Pokémon team with Blue. This Diglett, a male, would be nicknamed "Dig" and appear in Chapters 18 and 19.
Pearl would capture a Diglett in Chapter 403. Nicknamed "Diglord," this Diglett is also a Male and makes subsequent appearances in Chapters 406, 413, 414, 416, 430, 434 and 438.
Diglett finds itself in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.
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Transfer Only Z-Moves
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