|#76|| Rock Head/Sturdy|
|4′7″ (1.4m)||661.4 lbs. (300 kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NU||3 Defense Points|
Golem (Pokédex. It is a Rock/Ground-Type, and is known as the Megaton Pokémon.) is the 76th Pokémon in the
Golem can use one of two Abilities: Rock Head, which protects it from taking recoil damage from moves that cause recoil; or Sturdy, which protects it from being KO'd if its HP is full and nullifies One-Hit KO moves. A third Ability is available to Golem from the Dream World, the Sand Veil Ability, which increases its Evasion by one stage during a Sandstorm.
Golem is in the Mineral Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. It takes Golem 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Similar to its previous forms, Golem takes on an appearance of a boulder, but this time it has a layer of plated rocks. The coloration is debatable since it's sprite art and anime art colour's are different. In anime it seems to be mostly grey while in gameplay it is a green-grey. Around of the centre of its body is where its head is. Golem's face is reptile-like, it has sharp fangs and it's eye colour is red. Golem has two arms with three claws and legs with four.
 Gender Differences
Golem doesn't have any visible characteristics to differentiate between male and female.
 Game Information
Golem cannot be found in the wild. The only way to obtain one is to evolve a Graveler.
 Spin-Off Games
Golem makes appearances at Secret Storage 10, Trozei Battle and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Golem can be found at Magma Cavern 15F-20F, Mt. Faraway 10F-19F, Buried Relic 91F-99F, Wish Cave 76F-79F, Southern Cavern 40F-50F and Joyous Tower 74F-79F in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Golem can be found at Crystal Cave B8-B11. Golem is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Mystery Marsh 15F-19F and Legendary Wetland on the following floors: 27, 30-32, 39, 42 & 43, 46, and 48 & 49.
Golem can be found at Sekra Mountain Range and Fiore Temple in Pokémon Ranger; and Hippowdon Temple and Altru Tower in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Golem can be found at Faldera Volcano's Entrance and the Volcano's Interior in the Present; and in the Past at the Fire Temple mission "Graveler's Terrible Rocks" and Thunder Temple mission "Panic at the Perplexing Temple" by defeating it or one of its previous forms and obtaining the dropped Slate.
Golem can be found at the Lava Zone in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure, and can be obtained after using the Furnace.
Golem can be found at Sunny Seashore Canyon 4-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
 Trading Card Game
Golem is listed in 10 different sets. It is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Fossil set; and as a Rare Card in the Gym Heroes, Expedition (2), Skyridge, EX Dragon (2; 1 EX Card), EX Legend Maker, Secret Wonders, Rising Rivals and Arceus sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
Giovanni would use a Golem against Gary's Nidoking in The Battle of the Badge. Nidoking overpowered Golem for the KO. Gary would also use his own Golem in Can't Beat the Heat!. Golem was too heavy to be affected by Seismic Toss, but was defeated with Dragon Rage.
A trainer named Raymond uses a Golem in Mewtwo Strikes Back. Wild Golem make appearances in The Power of One, Giratina and the Sky Warrior, Arceus and the Jewel of Life and Genesect and the Legend Awakened, along with the Pikachu Short "Pikachu's Vacation".
Giovanni uses a Golem in Chapter 37 to battle Red in Viridian Gym.
Golosk, the Graveler that Brock gave to Yellow to assist her in finding Red, would evolve into a Golem in Chapter 89, which was during the battle on Cerise Island against Lance. As Golem, Golosk would make subsequent appearances in Chapters 90, 290, 292 and 334.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Golem finds itself in the Never-Utilized Tier of Competitive Battling. Its main use is for Stealth Rock, which is almost guaranteed to be set up thanks to Sturdy, unless the opponent has Mold Breaker or uses a Multi-hit attack.
While it has strong Attack and Defense, Golem cannot give-or take-a Special Attack due to having low Statistics in both. Faster Pokémon will also give Golem fits as well.
 Area Locations
|Fire Red/Leaf Green||None||Evolve Graveler|
|Heart Gold/Soul Silver||None||Evolve Graveler|
|Black/White||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Evolve Graveler|
|Black 2/White 2||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade|
|I||Pokémon Red||Its boulder-like body is extremely hard. It can easily withstand dynamite blasts without taking damage.|
|I||Pokémon Blue||Its boulder-like body is extremely hard. It can easily withstand dynamite blasts without taking damage.|
|I||Pokémon Yellow||Once it sheds its skin, its body turns tender and whitish. Its hide hardens when it's exposed to air.|
|II||Pokémon Gold||It sheds its skin once a year. The discarded shell immediately hardens and crumbles away.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||It is capable of blowing itself up. It uses this explosive force to jump from mountain to mountain.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||Its rock-like body is so durable, even high-powered dynamite blasts fail to scratch its rugged hide.|
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Golem live up on mountains. If there is a large earthquake, these Pokémon will come rolling down off the mountains en masse to the foothills below.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Golem is known for rolling down from mountains. To prevent them from rolling into the homes of people downhill, grooves have been dug into the sides of mountains to serve as guideways for diverting this Pokémon's course.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||It is said to live in volcanic craters on mountain peaks. Once a year, it sheds its hide and grows larger. The shed hide crumbles and returns to the soil.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||It is enclosed in a hard shell that is as rugged as slabs of rock. It sheds skin once a year to grow larger.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||Its boulder-like body is extremely hard. It can easily withstand dynamite blasts without taking damage.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||It sheds its hide once a year. Its boulderlike body is so tough, even dynamite can't harm it.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||It tumbles down mountains, leaving grooves from peak to base. Stay clear of these grooves.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||Even dynamite can't harm its hard, boulderlike body. It sheds its hide just once a year.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||It sheds its skin once a year. The discarded shell immediately hardens and crumbles away.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||It is capable of blowing itself up. It uses this explosive force to jump from mountain to mountain.|
|V||Pokémon Black||Even dynamite can't harm its hard, boulderlike body. It sheds its hide just once a year.|
|V||Pokémon White||Even dynamite can't harm its hard, boulderlike body. It sheds its hide just once a year.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||Even dynamite can't harm its hard, boulderlike body. It sheds its hide just once a year.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||Even dynamite can't harm its hard, boulderlike body. It sheds its hide just once a year.|
|VI||Pokémon X||Unknown Entry|
|VI||Pokémon Y||Unknown Entry|
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
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