Gabite

Gabite
ガバイト
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Gible < Gabite > Garchomp
Species
Type
Cave Pokémon
Dragon.gif Ground.gif
Number
Ability
#444
Height
Weight
4′7″ (1.4m)
123.5 lbs. (56kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
Egg Group
Catch Rate
45
Tier
EV Yield
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Gabite (ガバイト) is the 110th Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Dragon/Ground-Type, and is known as the Cave Pokémon.

Gabite's Ability, Sand Veil, gives it a 20% Evasion boost while Sandstorm is in effect. Its Hidden Ability is Rough Skin, which damages the opponent by 1/16th their max HP if they use an attack that makes contact with Gabite.

Gible can evolve into Gabite at level 24, and can evolve into Garchomp starting at level 48.

Gabite is in the Egg Group Monster and Dragon, and its Egg will take approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Gabite 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Gabite is a dark blue Pokémon that has a red torso, and light blue underside. On its head, there are two rocket-looking objects coming out of its head. Gabite has two spikes on its back, one spike on each arm, and two white spikes on each leg.

Gender Differences

Male Gabite has a wedge in the spike on its back, while the female Gabite doesn't.

Game Information

Original Games

Gabite appears in the Wild in Pokémon Platinum, and can be found throughout Victory Road. In Pokémon Diamond, Pearl, HeartGold, SoulSilver and Black 2, the only way to obtain one is to evolve a Gible.

In Pokémon X and Y, Gabite can be caught in the Friend Safari. A Gible must evolve in order to obtain one in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

Gabite can be found in the wild in the Haina Desert when called on in an S.O.S. Battle during a Sandstorm.

Spin-Off Games

Gabite appears at Dusk Forest 1F-8F, Sky Stairway 1F-49F and Maze Cave on B10 in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky. Gabite is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing on the Path to Treasure Valley B7-B13 and Final Mountain 23F-25F.

Gabite can be found inside the Hippowdon Temple and Altru Building in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Gabite appears on the Third Floor Pathway in the Oblivia Ruins and the Main Room on the Third Floor of the Oblivia Region's Sky Fortress in the Present,and in the Dark Temple missions "Ground-Shaking Dragon Pokémon" and Glowing Roads in the Darkness" in the Past by defeating it and obtaining its Slate.

The only way to obtain a Gabite in Pokémon Conquest is to evolve a Gible.

Trading Card Game

Gabite is listed as an Uncommon Card in Pokémon Organized Play Series 9, along with the Mysterious Treasures, Supreme Victors and Dragons Exalted (2) sets.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

Ursala would use a Gabite in a number of her contest appearances against Dawn, starting with the episode Another One Gabites the Dust and, most recently, Coming Full Festival Circle!, which was the Semi-Finals of the Sinnoh Grand Festival.

Movies

Gabite has yet to appear in any of the films as of writing.

Manga

Gabite's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Gabite is a viable option in the PU Tier of Competitive Battling. Its typing, stats and type coverage with moves of its dual-typing make it an offensive threat physically. With the right support it can be a major offensive threat, but it doesn't have any moves that would boost its Speed, and without Eviolite it's easier to beat. With or without Eviolite, Gabite is still prone to being revenge-KO'd.

Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Diamond/Pearl None Evolve Gible
Platinum 5% Victory Road
HeartGold/SoulSilver None Evolve Gible
Black/White None Transfer or Trade
Black 2 None Evolve Gible
White 2 None Transfer or Trade
X/Y -- Friend Safari (Dragon)
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire None Evolve Gible
Sun/Moon -- Haina Desert (S.O.S. Battle) (Sandstorm)

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
IV Diamond There is a long-held belief that medicine made from its scales will heal even incurable illnesses.
Pearl It habitually digs up and hoards gems in its nest. Its loot is constantly targeted by thieves.
Platinum It loves sparkly things. It seeks treasures in caves and hoards the loot into its nest.
HeartGold As it digs to expand its nest, it habitually digs up gems that it then hoards in its nest.
SoulSilver As it digs to expand its nest, it habitually digs up gems that it then hoards in its nest.
V Black It loves sparkly things. It seeks treasures in caves and hoards the loot into its nest.
White It loves sparkly things. It seeks treasures in caves and hoards the loot into its nest.
Black 2 It loves sparkly things. It seeks treasures in caves and hoards the loot in its nest.
White 2 It loves sparkly things. It seeks treasures in caves and hoards the loot in its nest.
VI X It loves sparkly things. It seeks treasures in caves and hoards the loot in its nest.
Y As it digs to expand its nest, it habitually digs up gems that it then hoards in its nest.
Omega Ruby It loves sparkly things. It seeks treasures in caves and hoards the loot in its nest.
Alpha Sapphire As it digs to expand its nest, it habitually digs up gems that it then hoards in its nest.
VII Sun In rare cases, it molts and sheds its scales. Medicine containing its scales as an ingredient will make a weary body feel invigorated.
Moon Shiny objects are its passion. It can be found in its cave, scarcely moving, its gaze fixed on the jewels it’s amassed or Carbink it has caught.

Pokéthlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngFull.png
Power
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.png

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
68
. 246 340 .
Atk
90
166 185 279 306
Def
65
121 135 229 251
Sp. Atk
50
94 105 199 218
Sp. Def
55
103 115 209 229
Speed
82
152 169 263 289

Moves

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Evolve Dual Chop Dragon.gif 40 90 Physical.png
Start Tackle Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Sand Attack Ground.gif -- 100 Other.png
Start Dragon Rage Dragon.gif ?? 100 Special.png
3 Sand Attack Ground.gif -- 100 Other.png
7 Dragon Rage Dragon.gif ?? 100 Special.png
13 Sandstorm Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
15 Take Down Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
19 Sand Tomb Ground.gif 35 85 Physical.png
28 Slash Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
33 Dragon Claw Dragon.gif 80 100 Physical.png
40 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
49 Dragon Rush Dragon.gif 100 75 Physical.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 7
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
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
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.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
TM35 Flamethrower Fire.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM38 Fire Blast Fire.gif 110 85 Special.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
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 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
Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Dragon Breath Dragon.gif 60 100 Special.png
Iron Head Steel.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Metal Claw Steel.gif 50 95 Physical.png
Mud Shot Ground.gif 55 95 Special.png
Outrage Dragon.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Rock Climb Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
Sand Tomb Ground.gif 35 85 Physical.png
Scary Face Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Thrash Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Twister Dragon.gif 40 100 Special.png

Via Move Tutor

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Draco Meteor Dragon.gif 130 90 Special.png

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 190*/120* -- Physical.png Special.png
Supersonic Skystrike Flying.gif 120 -- Physical.png
Tectonic Rage Ground.gif 180*/100* -- Physical.png Special.png
Continental Crush Rock.gif 180 -- Physical.png
Never-Ending Nightmare Ghost.gif 140 -- Physical.png
Corkscrew Crash Steel.gif 180 -- Physical.png
Inferno Overdrive Fire.gif 185 -- Special.png
Devastating Drake Dragon.gif 190*/195* -- Physical.png Special.png

Transfer Only Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
All-Out Pummeling Fighting.gif 100 -- Physical.png
Tectonic Rage Ground.gif 175 -- Special.png
Savage Spin-Out Bug.gif 100 -- Physical.png

Past Moves

Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Dragon Pulse Dragon.gif 90 100 Special.png
Dual Chop Dragon.gif 40 90 Special.png
Earth Power Ground.gif 90 100 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
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Stealth Rock Rock.gif -- -- Other.png

Generation IV Exclusive Moves

Via TM/HM

Via Move Tutor

Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Fury Cutter Bug.gif 20 95 Physical.png
Swift Normal.gif 60 -- Special.png
Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Physical.png
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png

Evolution Line

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Level 24
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Gabite
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Level 48

Type Matchups

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