Drilbur

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Drilbur
モグリュー
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Swoobat < Drilbur > Excadrill

Species Type
Mole Pokémon Ground.png
Number Ability
#529 Sand Rush/Sand Force
Mold Breaker
Height Weight
1' (0.3m) 18.7 lbs (8.5kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Excadrill
Egg Group Catch Rate
Field 120
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Attack Point

Drilbur (モグリュー) is the 35th Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is a Ground Type, and it is known as the Mole Pokémon.

Drilbur can have one of two Abilities: Sand Rush, which doubles its Speed during a sandstorm, or Sand Force, which increases the power of Ground, Rock and Steel-Type moves by 33% during a sandstorm.

A third Ability is available to Drilbur that come from the Dream World, the Mold Breaker Ability. This Ability allows its moves to work as they would normally without being affected by the Ability of the targeted Pokémon.

Drilbur gain the opportunity to evolve into Excadrill starting at Level 31.

Drilbur is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Drilbur One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Drilbur takes on the appearance of a small mole. It has a white face, including the snout, at the end of its snout is a pink nose. Its fur is mostly black but it has some stripes with the colouring navy bluish with a tinge of grey. It has large arms are round-ish giving out a shovel look. It has three white long claws on each arm. On its palm area there is a round circle what is the same colour as the stripes. Drilbur has small stubby round feet, there are three toes on both foot.

[edit] Gender Differences

Drilbur doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Drilbur appears at Wellspring Cave, Mistralton Cave, Chargestone Cave, and Twist Mountain in Black and White, but it only appears at Shaking Spots in each area. In Black 2 and White 2, Drilbur appears at Chargestone Cave, Mistralton Cave and Relic Path, but only at Shaking Spots in these areas.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Drilbur appears at Sea Song Beach in the Cove Area in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond. It can be befriended by defeating it in battle, after which it can be called into battle.

Drilbur appears within the Earth Nation in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Drilbur is listed as a Common Card in the Emerging Powers (2) and the Dark Explorers sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

In a flashback during the episode Iris and Excadrill Against the Dragon Buster!, it was revealed that Iris' Excadrill was captured back when it was a Drilbur.

[edit] Movies

Wild Drilbur appear in both versions of Pokémon Movie 14.

[edit] Manga

Drilbur's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Drilbur is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Black/White 100% Wellspring Cave, Chargestone Cave, Mistralton Cave, Twist Mountain (Dust Cloud)
Black 2/White 2 80%
100%
Relic Passage (Dust Cloud)
Chargestone Cave, Mistralton Cave (Dust Cloud)
X/Y None Breed Excadrill

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red N/A
Blue N/A
Yellow N/A
II Gold N/A
Silver N/A
Crystal N/A
III Ruby N/A
Sapphire N/A
Emerald N/A
FireRed N/A
LeafGreen N/A
IV Diamond N/A
Pearl N/A
Platinum N/A
HeartGold N/A
SoulSilver N/A
V Black It can dig through the ground at a speed of 30 mph. It could give a car running aboveground a good race.
White It makes its way swiftly through the soil by putting both claws together and rotating at high speed.
Black 2 By spinning its body, it can dig straight through the ground at a speed of 30 mph.
White 2 By spinning its body, it can dig straight through the ground at a speed of 30 mph.
VI X It makes its way swiftly through the soil by putting both claws together and rotating at high speed.
Y By spinning its body, it can dig straight through the ground at a speed of 30 mph.
Omega Ruby It makes its way swiftly through the soil by putting both claws together and rotating at high speed.
Alpha Sapphire By spinning its body, it can dig straight through the ground at a speed of 30 mph.


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
60
. 230 324 .
Atk
85
157 175 269 295
Def
40
76 85 179 196
Sp. Atk
30
58 65 159 174
Sp. Def
45
85 95 189 207
Speed
68
126 141 235 258

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Scratch Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Mud Sport Ground.gif N/A N/A Other.png
5 Rapid Spin Normal.gif 20 100 Physical.png
8 Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
12 Fury Swipes Normal.gif 18 80 Physical.png
15 Metal Claw Steel.gif 50 95 Physical.png
19 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
22 Hone Claws Dark.gif N/A N/A Other.png
26 Slash Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
29 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
33 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
36 Swords Dance Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
40 Sandstorm Rock.gif N/A N/A Other.png
43 Drill Run Ground.gif 80 95 Physical.png
47 Fissure Ground.gif ?? 30 Physical.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
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
TM26 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 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
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM81 X-Scissor Bug.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
HM01 Cut Normal.gif 50 95 Physical.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Iron Defense Steel.gif -- -- Other.png
Rapid Spin Normal.gif 20 100 Physical.png
Earth Power Ground.gif 90 100 Special.png
Crush Claw Normal.gif 75 95 Physical.png
Metal Sound Steel.gif -- 85 Other.png
Submission Fighting.gif 80 80 Physical.png
Skull Bash Normal.gif 100 100 Physical.png
Rock Climb Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black2/White2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Drill Run Ground.gif 80 95 Physical.png
Earth Power Ground.gif 90 100 Special.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

[edit] Evolution Line

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Drilbur
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 31


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Rock.gif
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Electric.gif
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Rock.gif
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Last edited by leDinx on 4 January 2015 at 04:55
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