Geodude

For the regional variant of this Pokémon, see Geodude/Alolan
Geodude
イシツブテ
Geodude.png
Tentacruel < Geodude > Graveler
Species
Type
Rock Pokémon
Rock.gif Ground.gif
Number
Ability
#74
Height
Weight
1'4" (0.4 m)
44.1 lbs. (20kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
None
Egg Group
Catch Rate
255
Tier
EV Yield
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Geodude (イシツブテ) is the 74th Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Rock/Ground-Type, and is known as the Rock Pokémon.

Geodude can use one of two Abilities: Rock Head, which nullifies recoil damage from moves that cause recoil; or Sturdy, which prevents it from being KO'd if its HP is full and gives it immunity to One-Hit KO Moves. Its Hidden Ability is Sand Veil, which increases its Evasion by one stage during a Sandstorm.

Geodude gain the opportunity to evolve into Graveler starting at Level 25, and can evolve into Golem by trading it to another game.

Geodude is in the Mineral Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. It takes Geodude 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Geodude is a small rock-like Pokémon with a grey coloration. Its body is bumpy and it has two muscular arms. It has brownish irises. They have no legs and for transport they either drag themselves with their strong arms or sometimes float over short distances. Geodude is often mistaken as an average rock by travelers and accidentally stepped on or tripped over.

Gender Differences

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

Game Information

Original Games

Geodude can be found inside Mt. Moon, Rock Tunnel and Victory Road in Red, Blue and Yellow. In Gold, Silver and Crystal, Geodude can be found at Routes 45 & 46, Union Cave, Mt. Mortar, Rock Tunnel and Mt. Moon, along with seven inside Team Rockets HQ that are hidden in floor traps. Geodude can also be found on Route 33 in Crystal.

Geodude can be found at Granite Cave 1F within the cave, along with Route 111, Route 114, Granite Cave B2, Safari Zone and Victory Road B1 by using Rock Smash in Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald. Geodude can also be found inside Magma Hideout. In FireRed and LeafGreen, Geodude can be found at Mt. Moon, Rock Tunnel, Victory Road, Cerulean Cave and Quest Island within the caves, and at Mt. Ember Cave and Kindle Road by using Rock Smash.

Geodude can be found at Routes 206, 207, 210: South and 214, along with Oreburgh Gate, Oreburgh Mine, Iron Island, the Ruin Maniac's Cave and Mt. Coronet in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum. Geodude can also be found at Route 211: West and Route 215, along with Lake Valor, Deserted Escape Path and Stark Mountain in Diamond and Pearl; and Wayward Cave in Platinum. In HeartGold and SoulSilver, Geodude can be found at Route 45 and Route 46, along with Dark Cave, Union Cave, Ruins of Alph, Cliff Cave, Mr. Mortar, Victory Road, Rock Tunnel, Mt. Moon, and Cerulean Cave. Five Geodude can also be found within traps inside Team Rocket HQ in HeartGold and SoulSilver, along with the Safari Zone's Peak area at any time of day, and the Meadow area after placing 3 Peak Objects in the area.

Geodude can also appear on the Pokéwalker courses Rugged Road, Volcano Path and Edge of the Night's Sky.

A Geodude can be obtained in Black and White by breeding one of its evolved forms.

In Pokémon X and Y, Geodude can be caught in the wild at Route 18, Terminus Cave and Victory Road in a Horde battle. In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, it can be caught at Route 114, Granite Cave and Shoal Cave, either through normal means, Horde battles and using Rock Smash.

Spin-Off Games

Geodude makes appearances at Phobos Drill, Endless Level 24, Forever Level 24 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Geodude can be found at Mt. Steel 5F-8F, Buried Relic 16F-20F, Wish Cave 12F-14F and Southern Cavern 1F-6F in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Geodude can be found at Mt. Bristle 1F-9F. Geodude is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Cloudy Rockland B1-B15 and Final Island 1F-3F.

Geodude can be found at Croca Tunnel in Pokémon Ranger, and at Marine Cave and Peril Cliff in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In both games a Water Field Assist might be needed to awaken it. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Geodude can be found at the Entrance to Rasp Cavern in the Present, and in the past, in the Fire Temple missions "Which Switch Is for Mime Jr.?" & "Graveler's Terrible Rocks," along with the Thunder Temple mission "Panic at the Perplexing Temple," all of which by defeating it or one of its evolutions and obtaining its Slate.

Geodude can be found at the Cavern Zone and Lava Zone in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure, obtainable by completing a Hide & Seek. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Geodude can be found at the Colosseum in the Crag Area. To befriend it, you'll have to battle and defeat Rhyperior, after which you'll be able to call Geodude into battle.

Geodude can be found at Desolated Ruins Canyon 3-1 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

Trading Card Game

Geodude is listed in 10 sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the Fossil, Gym Heroes, Gym Challenge, Neo Revelation, Expedition, EX Dragon (2), EX Legend Maker, Mysterious Treasures, Supreme Victors and Arceus sets. A second Geodude is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Gym Heroes set.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

Brock would use his Geodude in Showdown in Pewter City, defeating Ash's Pidgeotto before losing to Pikachu. Geodude would make a number of appearances since then, most recently appearing in Grating Spaces.

Roxanne and Roark would also use their own respective Geodude in Gym Battles against Ash. Roxanne's Geodude makes appearances in Gonna Rule The School! and Winner By A Nosepass!, while Roark's Geodude faces off against Paul in A Shape of Things To Come and against Ash in O'er the Rampardos We Watched!.

Movies

Brock's Geodude makes appearances in Mewtwo Returns and the Pikachu Shorts "Pikachu's Vacation" and "Pikachu & Pichu." Wild Geodude make appearances in The Power of One, Heroes: Latios and Latias, Destiny Deoxys, Giratina and the Sky Warrior, Arceus and the Jewel of Life and Genesect and the Legend Awakened.

Manga

Brock usually uses six Geodude, generally using them in tandem to pull off powerful attacks. These Geodude make appearances in Chapters 5, 55, 64, 65, 69, 77, 90, 150, 165, 168 & 169.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Geodude is in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.

Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Red/Blue 15% Mt. Moon: 1F
Red/Blue 20% Victory Road: 1F, Victory Road: 2F & 3F
Red/Blue 25% Rock Tunnel: 1F
Red/Blue 26% Mt. Moon: B1, Rock Tunnel: B1
Red/Blue 30% Mt. Moon: B2
Yellow 20% Mt. Moon: 1F-B2
Yellow 30% Rock Tunnel: B1
Yellow 40% Rock Tunnel: 1F
Yellow 45% Victory Road: 3F
Yellow 55% Victory Road: 2F
Yellow 65% Victory Road: 1F
Gold/Silver/Crystal Seven Team Rocket HQ (Floor Traps)
Gold/Silver/Crystal Common Routes 45 & 46, Union Cave, Dark Cave, Mt. Mortar, Rock Tunnel, Mt. Moon
Crystal Common Route 33
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald Common (Cave) Granite Cave: 1F
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald Common (Rock Smash) Routes 111 & 114, Granite Cave: B2, Safari Zone, Victory Road: B1
Emerald Common Magma Hideout: Cave
FireRed/LeafGreen Common (Cave) Mt. Moon, Victory Road
FireRed/LeafGreen Common (Grass/Cave/Rock Smash) Cerulean Cave, Kindle Road, Mt. Ember, Rock Tunnel, Sevault Canyon
Diamond/Pearl 1% Iron Island: B1-B3
Diamond/Pearl 5% Stark Mountain: Entrance & Interior
Diamond/Pearl 10% Route 206, Route 211: West, Oreburgh Gate: B1, Wayward Cave: B1, Mt. Coronet: Routes 207 & 211 Entrances (Day & Night)
Diamond/Pearl 15% Wayward Cave: 1F
Diamond/Pearl 20% Route 214, Ravaged Path, Mt. Coronet: Routes 207 & 211 Entrances, Valor Lakefront
Diamond/Pearl 35% Route 206, Route 215
Diamond/Pearl 55% Route 207
Diamond/Pearl 70% Oreburgh Mine: 1F & B1
Diamond/Pearl 80% Oreburgh Gate: 1F
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 35% Iron Island: 1F
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 80% Ruin Maniac's Tunnel
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 90% Ruin Maniac's Cave: Expansion
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 95% Ruin Maniac's Cave
Platinum 15% Oreburgh Gate: 1F & B1
Platinum 20% Route 210: South, Route 214, Mt. Coronet: Routes 207 & 211 Entrances (Morning & Night)
Platinum 25% Wayward Cave: B1
Platinum 30% Route 206, Route 207, Mt. Coronet: Routes 207 & 211 Entrances (Day)
Platinum 40% Wayward Cave: 1F
Platinum 65% Oreburgh Mine: 1F & B1
HeartGold/SoulSilver Five Team Rocket HQ (Floor Traps)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 5% Mt. Mortar: 1F & B1
HeartGold/SoulSilver 10% Dark Cave: Route 31 (Rock Smash), Union Cave: B2
HeartGold/SoulSilver 20% Cliff Cave: B1-2F, Mt. Mortar: 1F (Room 3)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 30% Route 45, Union Cave: 1F & B1, Dark Cave: Route 45, Mt. Moon: 1F & 2F, Rock Tunnel: 1F & B1
HeartGold/SoulSilver 40% Route 46 (Morning & Day)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 45% Route 46 (Night)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 50% Mt. Mortar: 1F (Room 3)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 60% Dark Cave: Route 31
HeartGold/SoulSilver 90% (Rock Smash) Victory Road: 3F
HeartGold/SoulSilver 100% (Rock Smash) Ruins of Alph: Outside, Victory Road: 3F
HeartGold/SoulSilver Unknown% Safari Zone: Peak, Safari Zone: Meadow (Place 3 Peak Objects, No Wait)
Pokéwalker Varying% Rugged Road, Volcano Path, Edge of the Night's Sky
Black/White None Breed Graveler or Golem
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
X/Y -- Route 18, Terminus Cave, Victory Road
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire 5% Granite Cave: 1F
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire 40% Granite Cave: 1F (Horde)
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire -- Route 114, Granite Cave: B2F, Shoal Cave: Low Tide B2F (Rock Smash)
Sun/Moon None Transfer or Trade

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red Found in fields and mountains. Mistaking them for boulders, people often step or trip on them.
Blue Found in fields and mountains. Mistaking them for boulders, people often step or trip on them.
Yellow Commonly found near mountain trails, etc. If you step on one by accident, it gets angry.
II Gold Most people may not notice, but a closer look should reveal that there are many Geodude around.
Silver It uses its arms to steadily climb steep mountain paths. It swings its fists around if angered.
Crystal Proud of their sturdy bodies, they bash against each other in a contest to prove whose is harder.
III Ruby The longer a Geodude lives, the more its edges are chipped and worn away, making it more rounded in appearance. However, this Pokémon's heart will remain hard, craggy, and rough always.
Sapphire When Geodude sleeps deeply, it buries itself halfway into the ground. It will not awaken even if hikers step on it unwittingly. In the morning, this Pokémon rolls downhill in search of food.
Emerald It climbs mountain paths using only the power of its arms. Because they look just like boulders lining paths, hikers may step on them without noticing.
FireRed Its round form makes it easy to pick up. Some people have used them to hurl at each other in a snowball fight.
LeafGreen Found in fields and mountains. Mistaking them for boulders, people often step or trip on them.
IV Diamond Many live on mountain trails and remain half buried while keeping an eye on climbers.
Pearl It is impossible to distinguish from rocks. It slams against others in contests of hardness.
Platinum At rest, it looks just like a rock. Carelessly stepping on it will make it swing its fists angrily.
HeartGold Most people may not notice, but a closer look should reveal that there are many Geodude around.
SoulSilver It uses its arms to steadily climb steep mountain paths. It swings its fists around if angered.
V Black At rest, it looks just like a rock. Carelessly stepping on it will make it swing its fists angrily.
White At rest, it looks just like a rock. Carelessly stepping on it will make it swing its fists angrily.
Black 2 At rest, it looks just like a rock. Carelessly stepping on it will make it swing its fists angrily.
White 2 At rest, it looks just like a rock. Carelessly stepping on it will make it swing its fists angrily.
VI X Found in fields and mountains. Mistaking them for boulders, people often step or trip on them.
Y It is impossible to distinguish from rocks. It slams against others in contests of hardness.
Omega Ruby The longer a Geodude lives, the more its edges are chipped and worn away, making it more rounded in appearance. However, this Pokémon's heart will remain hard, craggy, and rough always.
Alpha Sapphire When Geodude sleeps deeply, it buries itself halfway into the ground. It will not awaken even if hikers step on it unwittingly. In the morning, this Pokémon rolls downhill in search of food.
VII Sun Its round body makes it easy to pick up, but it is hard and heavy. It’s dangerous to play with them as if they were snowballs.
Moon There are plenty of them to be found along any road. A scholar with too much free time once counted a hundred of them along a single route.
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon

Pokéthlon Statistics

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

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
40
. 190 284 .
Atk
80
148 165 259 284
Def
100
184 205 299 328
Sp. Atk
30
58 65 159 174
Sp. Def
30
58 65 159 174
Speed
20
40 45 139 152

Moves

For learnsets from previous generations, see here

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Tackle Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Defense Curl Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
4 Mud Sport Ground.gif -- -- Other.png
6 Rock Polish Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
10 Rollout Rock.gif 30 90 Physical.png
12 Magnitude Ground.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
16 Rock Throw Rock.gif 50 90 Physical.png
18 Smack Down Rock.gif 50 100 Physical.png
22 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
24 Self-Destruct Normal.gif 200 100 Physical.png
28 Stealth Rock Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
30 Rock Blast Rock.gif 25 90 Physical.png
34 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
36 Explosion Normal.gif 250 100 Physical.png
40 Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
42 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 7
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
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
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
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 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
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
TM64 Explosion Normal.gif 250 100 Physical.png
TM69 Rock Polish Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
TM74 Gyro Ball Steel.gif  ?? 100 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
TM96 Nature Power Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Autotomize Steel.gif -- -- Other.png
Block Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Curse Ghost.gif -- -- Other.png
Endure Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Flail Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Focus Punch Fighting.gif 150 100 Physical.png
Hammer Arm Fighting.gif 100 90 Physical.png
Mega Punch Normal.gif 80 85 Physical.png
Rock Climb Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
Wide Guard Rock.gif -- -- Other.png

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 200*/120* -- Physical.png Special.png
All-Out Pummeling Fighting.gif 200 -- Physical.png
Tectonic Rage Ground.gif 180 -- Physical.png
Continental Crush Rock.gif 180 -- Physical.png
Corkscrew Crash Steel.gif 160 -- Physical.png
Inferno Overdrive Fire.gif 185 -- Special.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 100 -- Physical.png

Transfer Only Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Tectonic Rage Ground.gif 175 -- Special.png
Continental Crush Rock.gif 120 -- Special.png
Inferno Overdrive Fire.gif 140 -- Physical.png
Gigavolt Havoc Electric.gif 140 -- Physical.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 140 -- Physical.png

Evolution Line

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Geodude
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 25
Trade

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Fire.gif
Flying.gif
Ice.gif
Poison.gif
Rock.gif
Steel.gif
Fighting.gif
Grass.gif
Ground.gif
Electric.gif
Fire.gif
Flying.gif
Normal.gif
Poison.gif
Rock.gif
Fighting.gif
Grass.gif
Ground.gif
Ice.gif
Steel.gif
Water.gif

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