Druddigon

Druddigon
クリムガン
621Druddigon.png

Mienshao < Druddigon > Golett

Species Type
Cave Pokémon Dragon.png
Number Ability
#621 Rough Skin/Sheer Force
Mold Breaker
Height Weight
5'3" (1.6m) 306.4 lbs. (139kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Dragon/Monster 45
Tier EV Yield
RU 2 Attack Points

Druddigon (クリムガン) is the 127th Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is a Dragon Type, and it is known as the Cave Pokémon.

Druddigon can have one of two abilities: Rough Skin, which hurts the opponent by one-sixteenth of its maximum HP when an attack that requires physical contact is used against this Pokémon, or Sheer Force, which increases the power of moves that have a secondary effect by 33%, but at the expense of that move losing its secondary effect. A third ability exclusive to Druddigon from the Dream World, the Mold Breaker Ability. This Ability nullifies the abilities of its opponents during battle, such as Static or Intimidate.

Druddigon do not evolve, nor do they have a pre-evolved form. It is the only Dragon type to date that doesn't have an evolution or pre-evolution and isn't a legendary.

Druddigon is in the Egg Groups Monster and Dragon, and its Egg will take approximately 7,680 Steps to hatch. It takes Druddigon One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Druddigon takes the appearance of a dinosaur with spikes on its head and appendages.

Gender Differences

Druddigon has no distinguishable characteristics to help differentiate between male and female.

Game Information

Original Games

In Black and White, Druddigon can be found at Dragonspiral Tower during all seasons. Outside the tower Druddigon can also be found in the Double Grass during all seasons except winter. In Black 2 and White 2, Druddigon can be found at Route 23 and Dragonspiral Tower.

Spin-off Games

Druddigon appears at Rockridge Fort in the Crag Area in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond. To befriend it you'll have to battle it, after which you'll be able to call it into battle.

Trading Card Game

Druddigon is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Noble Victories set.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

Druddigon has made a couple of appearances in the anime. It's debut was in Dragon Master's Path when a trainer sought help from Ash, Iris, and Cilan in helping her learn more about her Druddigon. Druddigon has also made 2 cameo appearances in Iris and Excadrill Against the Dragon Buster! and The Lonely Deino!.

Movies

Druddigon has yet to make an appearance in the Movies.

Manga

Druddigon's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Druddigon is in the Rarelyused (RU) tier of competitive battling. With strong offensive prowess, a nice defensive typing that gives it several useful resistances, solid bulk, and support moves like Stealth Rock and Glare, Druddigon has numerous qualities about it that make it a useful Pokémon to have on a team. Its best set is an all-out attacking set with either a Life Orb or Choice Band that uses Druddigon's high base 120 Attack that can use Outrage to smack around defensive Pokémon while having Sheer Force to boost its coverage attacks such as Fire Punch and Gunk Shot that hit Steel and Fairy-types, respectively. An Assault Vest set gives Druddigon nice special bulk that still has decent offensive prowess while being able to switch into special attackers with ease. A Stealth Rock set is also very much usable, giving Druddigon utility while having offensive prowess to handle offensive teams with Dragon Claw and Sucker Punch. Lastly, Druddigon can run a Glare set with heavy investment in special defense to spread paralysis against offensive threats while discouraging physical attackers from attacking it thanks to the combination of Rough Skin and Rocky Helmet. Druddigon does have its fair share of flaws, though, as its Speed is very subpar, lacks reliable recovery, and can be worn down by entry hazards. Its Speed issue can be alleviated through priority in Sucker Punch or Trick Room support, but it still has Pokémon that can check it like Alomomola and Mega Steelix.

Druddigon is also usable in the Underused (UU) tier of competitive battling. While overshadowed by other physical Dragon-types like Tyrantrum and Haxorus, Druddigon manages to find a niche as a Stealth Rock setter, having the nice resistances that come with the Dragon-typing while providing valuable utility to a team. It can act as a nice lure against Fairy-types with a Roseli Berry thanks to its access to Sheer Force-boosted Gunk Shot. Druddigon can also choose Mold Breaker to bypass Magic Bounce users like Mega Absol from bouncing back Stealth Rock. However, Druddigon's main flaws lie in its Speed and lack of reliable recovery, which makes it easy to wear down and threaten.

Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Black/White 10% Dragonspiral Tower: Entrance (Spring, Summer, Autumn)
Black/White 10% Dragonspiral Tower: Outside (Spring, Summer, Autumn)
Black/White 10% Dragonspiral Tower: Double Grass (Spring, Summer, Autumn)
Black/White 30% Dragonspiral Tower: 1F (All Seasons)
Black/White 30% Dragonspiral Tower (All Seasons)
Black2/White2 5% Dragonspiral Tower: Entrance (Spring, Summer, Autumn)
Dragonspiral Tower: Outside (Regular and Double Grass; All Sesaons)
Black2/White2 30% Dragonspiral Tower: 1F
Black2/White2 80% Victory Road: 7F
Victory Road: Entrance to N's Castle

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
V Black It warms its body by absorbing sunlight with its wings. When its body temperature falls, it can no longer move.
White It races through narrow caves, using is sharp claws to catch prey. The skin on its face is harder than a rock.
Black 2 It runs through the narrow tunnels formed by Excadrill and Onix. It uses its sharp claws to catch prey.
White 2 It runs through the narrow tunnels formed by Excadrill and Onix. It uses its sharp claws to catch prey.
VI X It races through narrow caves, using its sharp claws to catch prey. The skin on its face is harder than a rock.
Y It warms its body by absorbing sunlight with its wings. When its body temperature falls, it can no longer move.
Omega Ruby It races through narrow caves, using its sharp claws to catch prey. The skin on its face is harder than a rock.
Alpha Sapphire It warms its body by absorbing sunlight with its wings. When its body temperature falls, it can no longer move.

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
77
. 264 358 .
Atk
120
220 245 339 372
Def
90
166 185 279 306
Sp. Atk
60
112 125 219 240
Sp. Def
90
166 185 279 306
Speed
48
90 101 195 214

Moves

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Leer Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Start Scratch Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
5 Hone Claws Dark.gif N/A N/A Other.png
9 Bite Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
13 Scary Face Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
18 Dragon Rage Dragon.gif ?? 100 Special.png
21 Slash Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
25 Crunch Dark.gif 80 100 Physical.png
27 Dragon Claw Dragon.gif 80 100 Physical.png
31 Chip Away Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
35 Revenge Fighting.gif 60 100 Physical.png
40 Night Slash Dark.gif 70 100 Physical.png
45 Dragon Tail Dragon.gif 60 90 Physical.png
49 Rock Climb Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
55 Superpower Fighting.gif 120 100 Physical.png
62 Outrage Dragon.gif 120 100 Physical.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
TM02 Dragon Claw Dragon.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM05 Roar Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM12 Taunt Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.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
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM35 Flamethrower Fire.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
TM41 Torment Dark.gif -- 100 Other.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
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.gif 120 70 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM57 Charge Beam Electric.gif 50 90 Special.png
TM59 Incinerate Fire.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM67 Retaliate Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM82 Dragon Tail Dragon.gif 60 90 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM91 Flash Cannon Steel.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM95 Snarl Dark.gif 55 95 Special.png
HM01 Cut Normal.gif 50 95 Physical.png
HM03 Surf Water.gif 95 100 Special.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png


Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Fire Fang Fire.gif 65 95 Physical.png
Thunder Fang Electric.gif 65 95 Physical.png
Crush Claw Normal.gif 75 95 Physical.png
Faint Attack Dark.gif 60 -- Physical.png
Pursuit Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Poison Tail Poison.gif 50 100 Physical.png
Snatch Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
Metal Claw Steel.gif 50 95 Physical.png
Glare Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
Sucker Punch Dark.gif 80 100 Physical.png

Via Move Tutor

All Generation 5 Games

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Draco Meteor Dragon.gif 140 90 Special.png

Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Aqua Tail Water.gif 90 90 Physical.png
Dark Pulse Dark.gif 80 100 Special.png
Dragon Pulse Dragon.gif 90 100 Special.png
Fire Punch Fire.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Gunk Shot Poison.gif 120 70 Physical.png
Heat Wave Fire.gif 100 90 Special.png
Iron Head Steel.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Outrage Dragon.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snatch Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Stealth Rock Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
Superpower Fighting.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Thunder Punch Electric.gif 75 100 Physical.png

Evolution Line

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Druddigon


Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Steel.gif
Electric.gif
Fire.gif
Grass.gif
Water.gif
Dragon.gif
Fairy.gif
Ice.gif

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