|#530|| Sand Rush / Sand Force |
DW: Mold Breaker
|2′4″ (0.7m)||89.1 lbs. (40.4kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|Uber||2 Attack Points|
Excadrill (Unova Pokédex. It is a Ground/Steel Type, and it is known as the Subterrene Pokémon.) is the 36th Pokémon in the
A third Ability is available to Excadrill 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, allowing its Ground-type moves to hit a Pokémon with the Levitate Ability, for example.
Drilbur can evolve into Excadrill starting at Level 31.
Excadrill 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.
Excadrill takes on the appearance of a mole with a metallic horn on its head, and metallic claws at the end of both hands.
 Gender Differences
Excadrill doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Excadrill appears at the Challenger's Cave, Victory Road and Giant Chasm in Black and White, but it only appears at Shaking Spots in each area. In Black 2 and White 2, Excadrill appears at Wellspring Cave, Clay Road, Twist Mountain, Rebirth Mountain, the Seaside Cave, Giant Chasm and Victory Road, but it only appears at Shaking Spots, just like the first Generation V games.
 Spin-off Games
Excadrill appears at the Verdant Courts in the Arbor Area in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond. It can be befriended by defeating it in battle, after which it can be called into battle.
Excadrill appears within the Earth Nation and the Steel Nation in Pokémon Conquest.
 Trading Card Game
Excadrill appears in four sets and the Black/White Promo set. It is listed as a Rare Card in the Emerging Powers (2) and Dark Explorers (2) sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
Iris would first use her Excadrill in the episode Iris and Excadrill Against the Dragon Buster!. It wouldn't obey Iris during her first battle against Georgia, but would rebound, obeying Iris in a rematch. Since then, it has been a staple on Iris' Pokémon team.
Clay would use his own Excadrill in his gym battle against Ash. It would defeat Snivy, and would have Roggenrola on the ropes until it evolved into Boldore. Boldore would defeat Excadrill to win the match.
Iris' Excadrill appears in both versions of Pokémon Movie 14.
Excadrill's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Excadrill has found itself into the Uber Tier due to a high Attack with a great HP and solid Speed Statistics, along with a typing that prevents Poisoning and an immunity to Thunder Wave. While Sandstorm isn't the easiest to maintain in the Uber Tier, if raised correctly can raise havoc within the tier with a Swords Dance under its belt. It won't last long if it takes a Burn, however, even though Excadrill can blast through many common burn users.
 Area Location
|Black/White||100% (Shaking Spots)||Challenger's Cave|
|Black2/White2||75% (Shaking Spots)||Clay Road: Entrance; Rooms 2 & 3|
Twist Mountain: B1, 1F-3F
Underground Ruins: Entrance, Glacier Room, Iron Room, Rocky Mountain Room & Ruins
|Black2/White2||80% (Shaking Spots)||Victory Road: 2F, 4F & 7F|
Victory Road: Entrance to N's Castle
|Black2/White2||100% (Shaking Spots)||Giant Chasm: Outside, Cave & Inner Cave|
Rebirth Mountain: Rooms 1-4, B1 & Heatran Room
Seaside Cave: 1F & B1
Wellspring Cave: 1F & B1
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||Unknown Entry|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||Unknown Entry|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||Unknown Entry|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||Unknown Entry|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||Unknown Entry|
|V||Pokémon Black||It can help in tunnel construction. Its drill has evolved into steel strong enough to bore through iron plates.|
|V||Pokémon White||More than 300 feet below the surface, they build mazelike nests. Their activity can be destructive to subway tunnels.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||Unknown Entry|
|V||Pokémon White 2||Unknown Entry|
|VI||Pokémon X||Unknown Entry|
|VI||Pokémon Y||Unknown Entry|
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor (Black2/White2)
 Evolution Info
 Type Matchups
|Type||Attack Advantages||Attack Disadvantages||Defense Advantages||Defense Disadvantages|
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