Diglett

For the regional variant of this Pokémon, see Diglett/Alolan
Diglett
ディグダ
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Venomoth < Diglett > Dugtrio
Species
Type
Mole Pokémon
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Number
Ability
#50
Height
Weight
0′8″ (0.2m)
1.8 lbs. (0.8kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
None
Egg Group
Catch Rate
255
Tier
EV Yield
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Diglett (ディグダ) is the 50th Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Ground-Type, and is known as the Mole Pokémon.

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.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

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.

Gender Differences

Diglett has no gender differences.

Game Information

Original Games

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.

Spin-Off Games

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.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

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.

A trainer named Poncho would use multiple Diglett in The Underground Round Up in an effort to rid Hamlin Island of an infestation of both Voltorb and Electrode.

Movies

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."

Manga

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.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Diglett finds itself in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.

Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Red/Blue/Yellow Common Diglett's Cave
Gold/Silver/Crystal Common Diglett's Cave
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Trade
FireRed/LeafGreen Common Diglett's Cave
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 5% Route 228
HeartGold/SoulSilver 4% Route 48
HeartGold/SoulSilver 90% Vermillion City (Use Rock Smash), Diglett's Cave
HeartGold/SoulSilver Unknown% Safari Zone: Marshland (Place 5 Peak Objects, No Wait)
Black/White None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
X/Y None Breed Dugtrio
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire -- Fiery Path (DexNav)
Sun/Moon None Transfer or Trade


Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red Lives about one yard underground where it feeds on plant roots. It sometimes appears above ground.
Blue Lives about one yard underground where it feeds on plant roots. It sometimes appears above ground.
Yellow It prefers dark places. It spends most of its time underground, though it may pop up in caves.
II Gold Its skin is very thin. If it is exposed to light, its blood heats up, causing it to grow weak
Silver If a Diglett digs through a field, it leaves the soil perfectly tilled and ideal for planting crops.
Crystal It digs underground and chews on tree roots, sticking its head out only when the sun isn't bright.
III Ruby Diglett are raised in most farms. The reason is simple - wherever this Pokémon burrows, the soil is left perfectly tilled for planting crops. This soil is made ideal for growing delicious vegetables.
Sapphire Diglett are raised in most farms. The reason is simple - wherever this Pokémon burrows, the soil is left perfectly tilled for planting crops. This soil is made ideal for growing delicious vegetables.
Emerald Diglett are raised in most farms. The reason is simple — wherever they burrow, the soil is left perfectly tilled for growing delicious crops.
FireRed It burrows through the ground at a shallow depth. It leaves raised earth in its wake, making it easy to spot.
LeafGreen Lives about one yard underground where it feeds on plant roots. It sometimes appears above ground.
IV Diamond A Pokémon that lives underground. Because of its dark habitat, it is repelled by bright sunlight.
Pearl A Pokémon that lives underground. Because of its dark habitat, it is repelled by bright sunlight.
Platinum A Pokémon that lives underground. Because of its dark habitat, it is repelled by bright sunlight.
HeartGold Its skin is very thin. If it is exposed to light, its blood heats up, causing it to grow weak.
SoulSilver If a Diglett digs through a field, it leaves the soil perfectly tilled and ideal for planting crops.
V Black A Pokémon that lives underground. Because of its dark habitat, it is repelled by bright sunlight.
White A Pokémon that lives underground. Because of its dark habitat, it is repelled by bright sunlight.
Black 2 A Pokémon that lives underground. Because of its dark habitat, it is repelled by bright sunlight.
White 2 A Pokémon that lives underground. Because of its dark habitat, it is repelled by bright sunlight.
VI X Lives about one yard underground where it feeds on plant roots. It sometimes appears aboveground.
Y Its skin is very thin. If it is exposed to light, its blood heats up, causing it to grow weak.
Omega Ruby Diglett are raised in most farms. The reason is simple- wherever this Pokémon burrows, the soil is left perfectly tilled for planting crops. This soil is made ideal for growing delicious vegetables.
Alpha Sapphire Diglett are raised in most farms. The reason is simple- wherever this Pokémon burrows, the soil is left perfectly tilled for planting crops. This soil is made ideal for growing delicious vegetables.
VII Sun It chews on plant roots underground. Farmers whose vegetables are vulnerable find it can be quite a pest.
Moon Many farmers cherish and nurture Diglett because its droppings enrich the soil it lives in.

Pokéathlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
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Power
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Technique
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Stamina
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Jump
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Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
10
. 130 224 .
Atk
55
103 115 209 229
Def
25
49 55 149 163
Sp. Atk
35
67 75 169 185
Sp. Def
45
85 95 189 207
Speed
95
175 195 289 317

Moves

For learnsets from previous generations, see here

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Sand Attack Ground.gif -- 100 Other.png
Start Scratch Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
4 Growl Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
7 Astonish Ghost.gif 30 100 Physical.png
10 Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
14 Magnitude Ground.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
18 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
22 Sucker Punch Dark.gif 70 100 Physical.png
25 Mud Bomb Ground.gif 65 85 Special.png
28 Earth Power Ground.gif 90 100 Special.png
31 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
35 Slash Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
39 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
43 Fissure Ground.gif ?? 30 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
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 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
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM46 Thief Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.gif 70 100 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
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Ancient Power Rock.gif 60 100 Special.png
Astonish Ghost.gif 30 100 Physical.png
Beat Up Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Endure Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Feint Attack Dark.gif 60 -- Physical.png
Final Gambit Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
Memento Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
Mud Bomb Ground.gif 65 85 Special.png
Pursuit Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Reversal Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Screech Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 160*/175* -- Physical.png Special.png
All-Out Pummeling Fighting.gif 160*/180* -- Physical.png Special.png
Supersonic Skystrike Flying.gif 120 -- Physical.png
Acid Downpour Poison.gif 175 -- Special.png
Tectonic Rage Ground.gif 180*/175* -- Physical.png Special.png
Continental Crush Rock.gif 140*/120* -- Physical.png Special.png
Never-Ending Nightmare Ghost.gif 140 -- Physical.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 140 -- Physical.png

Transfer Only Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 190 -- Physical.png

Evolution Line

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Diglett
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Level 26

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Rock.gif
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