|#51|| Sand Veil/Arena Trap|
|2′4″ (0.7m)||73.4 lbs. (33.3kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|OU/Uber||2 Speed Points|
Dugtrio (Pokédex. It is a Ground-Type, and it is known as the Mole Pokémon.) is the 51st Pokémon in the
Dugtrio can use one of two Abilities: Sand Veil, which increases its Evasion by one stage during a Sandstorm; or Arena Trap, which prevents opposing Pokémon from running or switching out unless it has Levitate or is a Flying-Type. Dugtrio's Hidden Ability is the Sand Force Ability, which increases the power of its Ground, Rock and Steel-Type Pokémon by 33% during a Sandstorm.
Diglett can evolve into Dugtrio at Level 26.
Dugtrio is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Dugtrio One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Dugtrio is very similar to Diglett, its pre-evolution. Instead of one head there are three, they could be fused together however this is uncertain.
 Gender Differences
Dugtrio has no gender differences.
 Game Information
 Original Games
 Spin-Off Games
Dugtrio makes appearances at Endless Levels 8 & 23, Forever Level 57 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
The only way to obtain a Dugtrio in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games is to evolve a Diglett. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Dugtrio can be found at Shimmer Desert 1F-9F, which is known as Shimmering Desert 1F-9F in Explorers of Sky. Dugtrio can be found in all three versions of Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing in each game's Element-themed area 21F-29F and Final-themed area with floors varying depending on the game.
Dugtrio can be found in Croca Tunnel in Pokémon Ranger, but the Field Assists Cross and Break x3 are required to reach the area in which it resides. This is the only Pokémon Ranger game that Dugtrio has appeared in as of writing.
Dugtrio can be found in the Cavern Zone in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure. To obtain Dugtrio, fix the broken rails, then speak to it. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Dugtrio can be found in the Verdant Courts section of the Arbor Area. Speak to Dugtrio to befriend it.
 Trading Card Game
Dugtrio is listed in 11 different sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the Skyridge set; as an Uncommon Card in the XY Set; and as a Rare Card in the Base, Team Rocket (2), Gym Challenge, Expedition (2), EX FireRed and LeafGreen, EX Crystal Guardians, Secret Wonders, Platinum and Triumphant sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
Wild Dugtrio would make an appearance in Dig Those Diglett after Ash and company pursued some Diglett into the woods. It was here in which they understood why no one's Pokémon wanted to exit their Poké Balls when commanded.
Katie would use a Dugtrio in her battle against Ash in Shocks and Bonds. It would defeat Pikachu, but lose to Glalie after Ash had it use a Headbutt on the ground to force Dugtrio to pop up from the underground, then hit it with an Ice Beam.
Wild Dugtrio make appearances in Giratina and the Sky Warrior, along with the Pikachu Shorts "Pikachu's Vacation," "Pikachu's Rescue Adventure," "Pikachu & Pichu" and "Meloetta's Moonlight Serenade."
Giovanni would use a Dugtrio to take on Red at Viridian Gym in Chapter 38. His Dugtrio would break the switches on each of Red's Poké Balls, preventing Red from summoning any of his Pokémon from them......except for his Pikachu, Pika.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Dugtrio finds itself in the Over-Utilized and Uber Tiers of Competitive Battling thanks to its Ability Arena Trap and its very high Speed. While it isn't the strongest Pokémon in terms of Attack, trapping the right Pokémon will hurt your opposition (such as a Pokémon locked into an Electric-Type move due to a Choice Item), allowing it to get a KO or to set up with Hone Claws before a counter gets put into play.
Dugtrio is the fastest user of the move Memento, a great way to sacrifice itself to allow another Pokémon to set up.
It's a good thing that Dugtrio is fast, because its overall bulk is horrible due to low Defenses and an abysmally low HP. If it gets hit by a priority move it will be in trouble.
 Area Locations
 Pokéathlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Generation III Exclusive Moves
 Via Purification (Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness)
 Via Move Tutor (Fire Red/Leaf Green)
 Generation IV Exclusive TM/HM Moves
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
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