Kyogre < Groudon > Rayquaza

Species Type
Continent Pokémon Ground.png
Number Ability
#383 Drought
Height Weight
11′6″ (3.5m) 2094.4 lbs. (950kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: Genderless Female: Genderless
Evolves From Evolves Into
None None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Undiscovered 5
Tier EV Yield
Uber 3 Attack Points

Groudon (グラードン) is the 199th Pokémon in the Hoenn Pokédex. It is a Ground Type, and it is known as the Continent Pokémon.

Groudon uses the Drought Ability. When Groudon enters the battle, the weather changes to Clear Skies, an effect that remains until the weather is changed by a different weather-altering move, such as Sandstorm or Rain Dance, or switching in a Pokémon that has a different weather-altering Ability, such as Drizzle or Sand Stream.

The effects of Groudon's Ability can be nullified by a Pokémon with either the Air Lock or Cloud Nine Abilities.

Groudon does not evolve and doesn't have a pre-evolved form.

Groudon is listed in the Undiscovered Egg Group; like most Legendary Pokémon it cannot breed. It takes Groudon 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Groudon takes on the appearance of a red dinosaur with spikes on its neck and tail, and ancient markings on its body, arms, legs, and tail.

[edit] Gender Differences

Groudon is a Genderless Pokémon.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Groudon appears inside the Cave of Origin in Ruby. In Emerald, it appears at Terra Cave, which can be found by speaking to an individual at the Weather Institute after defeating the Elite Four.

The only other game in which Groudon appears in is Soul Silver, in which it appears at the Embedded Tower off the lower part of Route 47 after receiving the Red Orb from Mr. Pokémon.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Groudon does not appear very often, limited to appearing at Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Groudon appears inside the Deepest Grounds of Magma Cavern on the Third Floor in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness, Groudon appears at the Interior of Shimmer Desert. The dungeon is called Shimmering Desert in Explorers of Sky, but Groudon is still found in the Interior. Groudon is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing on the 30th Floor of Fire Mountains.

Groudon only appears during missions in Pokémon Ranger. Groudon does not appear in either of the two sequels.

Groudon appears in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure after accumulating a score greater than 40,000 on "Blaziken's Boulder Bash".

Groudon can be found in any of the "Magma" stages in Pokémon Rumble Blast after completing the game.

To obtain Groudon in Pokémon Conquest, you need to Clear Shingen's Episode and have Facilities at a level greater than or equal to 2. After fulfilling both conditions Groudon can be found at Valora.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Groudon is listed in a total of 10 sets, a Play Promotional Card, two Nintendo Promos, a Pokémon Card Game Promos as a Rare Card, a special Legend Card in the Undaunted set, and two new Groudon Cards in the Hail Blizzard Set: one Rare and one Hidden Card, but both are EX Cards.

Groudon is listed as a Rare Card in the EX Team Magma vs Team Aqua, EX Hidden Legends (EX Card), EX Emerald (2), EX Delta Species (Shiny Card), EX Crystal Guardians, Legends Awakened, Call of Legends (2; 1 Secret Legend Card), and Dark Explorers (2 EX Cards) sets.

[edit] Other Appearances

Groudon appears in Super Smash Bros. Brawl as one of the Pokémon to appear from a Poké Ball. It stays stationary, limiting its motions to roaring and turning itself around, but it takes up a lot of space and an opponent that collides with it gets sent flying.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Under the possession of the Blue Orb, Ash's Pikachu would break Groudon out of its prison in the episode The Scuffle of Legends. Thanks to the efforts of Ash, Lance, May and Brock, along with their Pokémon, they were able to successfully quell the fighting between the two Legendary Pokémon, Groudon and Kyogre.

[edit] Movies

A fake Groudon was one of the featured Pokémon in the film Jirachi Wishmaker. A Wild Groudon would also appear in The Rise of Darkrai and Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

[edit] Manga

Groudon would be awoken from its slumber by Team Magma, and by using the Red Orb, Maxie would control Groudon, causing droughts and earthquakes throughout the Hoenn region. While Roxanne, Brawley and Wallace would try to stop the ancient land titan, they would be unsuccessful.

Groudon would eventually clash with Kyogre at Sootopolis City, a battle that would threaten the destruction of the entire region. Norman would bring Rayquaza to Sootopolis City, and with the assistance of both Ruby and the ancient orbs, the rage of the two titans would be quelled.

Groudon would appear in a number of different chapters starting with Chapter 214 and ending at Chapter 264.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Groudon finds itself in the Uber Tier of Competitive Battling. While it is capable of running a support set, it brings both permanent sunlight with its Ability, and a lot of pain with a very high Attack and very high Defense. While its Speed isn't that good when all things are taken into account, it can use Rock Polish to boost its Speed.

Special Attacks will hurt Groudon greatly, and Poisoning it with Toxic will help to bring it down.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Ruby Only One Cave of Origin
Sapphire None Trade
Emerald Only One Terra Cave
FireRed/Leaf Green None Trade
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Pal Park or Trade
HeartGold None Trade
SoulSilver Only One Embedded Tower (Red Orb Required)
Black/White None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red N/A
Pokémon Blue N/A
Pokémon Yellow N/A

II Pokémon Gold N/A
II Pokémon Silver N/A
II Pokémon Crystal N/A

III Pokémon Ruby Groudon has long been described in mythology as the Pokémon that raised lands and expanded continents. This Pokémon took to sleep after a cataclysmic battle with Kyogre.
III Pokémon Sapphire Groudon has the power to scatter rain clouds and make water evaporate with light and heat. It came as a savior to people who had been suffering from terrible floods.
III Pokémon Emerald Groudon has appeared in mythology as the creator of the land. It sleeps in magma underground and is said to make volcanoes erupt on awakening.
III Pokémon FireRed This legendary Pokémon is said to represent the land. It went to sleep after dueling Kyogre.
III Pokémon LeafGreen This legendary Pokémon is said to represent the land. It went to sleep after dueling Kyogre.

IV Pokémon Diamond It had been asleep in underground magma ever since it fiercely fought Kyogre long ago.
IV Pokémon Pearl It had been asleep in underground magma ever since it fiercely fought Kyogre long ago.
IV Pokémon Platinum It had been asleep in underground magma ever since it fiercely fought Kyogre long ago.
IV Pokémon HeartGold Said to have expanded the lands by evaporating water with raging heat. It battled titanically with Kyogre.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver Said to have expanded the lands by evaporating water with raging heat. It battled titanically with Kyogre.

V Pokémon Black It had been asleep in underground magma ever since it fiercely fought Kyogre long ago.
V Pokémon White It had been asleep in underground magma ever since it fiercely fought Kyogre long ago.
V Pokémon Black 2 It had been asleep in underground magma ever since it fiercely fought Kyogre long ago.
V Pokémon White 2 It had been asleep in underground magma ever since it fiercely fought Kyogre long ago.

VI Pokémon X
VI Pokémon Y

[edit] Pokéathlon Statistics


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
- 310 404 -
274 305 399 438
256 285 379 416
Sp. Atk
184 205 299 328
Sp. Def
166 185 279 306
166 185 279 306

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Mud Shot Ground.png 55 95 Special
5 Scary Face Normal.png N/A 100 Status
15 Lava Plume Fire.png 80 100 Special
20 Hammer Arm Fighting.png 100 90 Physical
30 Rest Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
35 Earthquake Ground.png 100 100 Physical
45 Ancientpower Rock.png 60 100 Special
50 Eruption Fire.png 150 100 Special
60 Bulk Up Fighting.png N/A N/A Status
65 Earth Power Ground.png 90 100 Special
75 Fissure Ice.png ?? 30 Physical
80 Solarbeam Normal.png 120 100 Special
90 Fire Blast Fire.png 120 85 Special

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.png -- -- Status
TM02 Dragon Claw Dragon.png 80 100 Physical
TM05 Roar Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM08 Bulk Up Fighting.png -- -- Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.png 150 90 Special
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM20 Safeguard Normal.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.png 120 100 Special
TM23 Smack Down Rock.png 50 100 Physical
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.png 90 100 Special
TM25 Thunder Electric.png 110 70 Special
TM26 Earthquake Ground.png 100 100 Physical
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM28 Dig Ground.png 80 100 Physical
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.png 75 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM35 Flamethrower Fire.png 90 100 Special
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.png -- -- Status
TM38 Fire Blast Fire.png 110 85 Special
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.png 60 95 Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.png 60 -- Physical
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM50 Overheat Fire.png 130 90 Special
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.png 120 70 Special
TM56 Fling Dark.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM59 Incinerate Fire.png 60 100 Special
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.png 70 100 Physical
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.png 150 90 Physical
TM69 Rock Polish Rock.png -- -- Status
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.png 100 80 Physical
TM73 Thunder Wave Electric.png -- 100 Status
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.png -- -- Status
TM77 Psych Up Normal.png -- -- Status
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.png 60 100 Physical
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 Physical
TM82 Dragon Tail Dragon.png 60 90 Physical
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM94 Rock Smash Fighting.png 40 100 Physical
HM01 Cut Normal.png 50 95 Physical
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical

[edit] Via Breeding

Groudon cannot breed.

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Block Normal.png -- --% Status
Dragon Pulse Dragon.png 90 100% Special
Earth Power Ground.png 90 100% Special
Fire Punch Fire.png 75 100% Physical
Iron Head Steel.png 80 100% Physical
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Stealth Rock Rock.png -- --% Status
Thunderpunch Electric.png 75 100% Physical
Uproar Normal.png 90 100% Special

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves

[edit] Emerald

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Dynamicpunch Fighting.png 100 50% Physical
Defense Curl Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Fire Red/Leaf Green

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Mega Punch Normal.png 80 85% Physical
Mega Kick Normal.png 120 75% Physical
Body Slam Normal.png 85 100% Physical
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Counter Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Seismic Toss Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Mimic Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up (Diamond/Pearl/Platinum Only)

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
20 Slash Normal.png 70 100 Physical

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Fury Cutter Bug.png 20 95% Physical
Swift Normal.png 60 --% Special
Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100% Special
Rollout Rock.png 30 90% Physical
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Headbutt Normal.png 70 100% Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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