Machoke

Machoke
ゴーリキー
Machoke.png
Machop < Machoke > Machamp
Species
Type
Superpower Pokémon
Fighting.gif
Number
Ability
#67
Height
Weight
4′11″ (1.5m)
155.4 lbs. (70.5kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 75%
Female: 25%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
Egg Group
Catch Rate
90
Tier
EV Yield
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Machoke (ゴーリキー) is the 67th Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Fighting-Type, and is known as the Superpower Pokémon.

Machoke can use one of two Abilities: Guts, which increases its Attack by 50% should it become afflicted with one of the five major Status Conditions; or No Guard, which raises the Accuracy of opponents that target it-along with its own Accuracy-to 100%. Its Hidden Ability is Steadfast, which increases its Speed by one stage every time it Flinches.

Machop can evolve into a Machoke at Level 28, and can evolve a second time into Machamp when traded to another game.

Machoke is in the Human-Like Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Machoke 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Machoke seems to be much taller than its previous stage and more muscular. Its arms have red lines, some believe that the skin on the arms have been ripped. While Machop has a slight human look in its face, Machoke's appears to be more reptilian. It wears short, black wrestling tights with a belt resembling a championship belt, hence the golden buckle. Through evolution it gained toes.

Gender Differences

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

Game Information

Original Games

Machoke can be found on Victory Road in Red, Blue and Yellow. A Trainer at the Route 5 entrance to the Underground Path requests a Cubone in exchange for a Machoke; while trading will get you the Machoke it will immediately evolve into Machamp.

Machoke can be found at Rock Tunnel and Mt. Mortar in Gold, Silver and Crystal. Machoke also appear inside Mt. Silver Cave in Crystal.

The only way to obtain a Machoke in Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald and White is to evolve a Machop. In Fire Red and Leaf Green, Machoke can be found at Victory Road 1F-3F, Mt. Ember Cave, Mt. Ember 1F and Cerulean Cave B1-2F.

Machoke can be found at the North End of Route 210, 211 East, Route 225, Route 226 and Mt. Coronet in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum. Machoke can also be found on Route 216, Route 217, Stark Mountain, Lake Acuity and Victory Road in Diamond and Pearl. In Heart Gold and Soul Silver, Machoke can be found at Mt. Mortar, Rock Tunnel, The Cliff Cave and Cerulean Cave, along with the Safari Zone's Wasteland in the Morning and Day, and at any time of day after placing 5 Peak Objects in the area.

In Pokémon X and Y, Machoke can be caught in the Friend Safari. In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, the only way to obtain Machoke is to evolve a Machop.

In Pokémon Sun and Moon, Machoke can be caught in the wild at Vast Poni Canyon.

Spin-Off Games

Machoke makes appearances at Secret Storage 15 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Machoke can be found at Fiery Field 17F-25F and Deep Ruins 80F-87F in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Machoke can be found at Aegis Cave IM & RM B1-B3, SM B1-B4 and DPB1-B5. Machoke is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing on the Path to Treasure Valley B20-B24.

Machoke can be found at the Night Duty Factory in Pokémon Ranger. In Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Machoke can be found on board the Cargo Ship.

Machoke can be found at Sunny Seashore Canyon 4-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

Machoke can be found at Pugilis in Pokémon Conquest.

Trading Card Game

Machoke is listed in 13 different sets. It is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Base, Team Rocket, Gym Challenge, Neo Destiny, Expedition, Skyridge, EX Hidden Legends, EX Legend Maker, EX Power Keepers, Diamond and Pearl, Stormfront, Triumphant and Plasma Blast sets.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

Danny of the Orange Island would use a Machoke as part of his Gym Challenge against Ash in Navel Maneuvers. It wasn't able to craft a sled made of ice faster than Ash's Charizard, and was the anchor on the sled when Ash's sled (or what was left of it) crossed the finish line for the win.

Chuck would use his own Machoke in Ash's Gym Battle at Cianwood City Gym in Machoke, Machoke Man. It would fall to Ash's Bayleef. This would be the only time Ash faced a Machoke in a Gym Battle, as Maylene also used her own Machoke in Lost Leader Strategy! and A Triple Fighting Chance!. Maylene's Machoke would fall to Ash's Staravia.

Movies

Wild Machoke make appearances in The Power of One and Arceus and the Jewel of Life.

Manga

Blue would accidentally trade his Machoke to Red, and while battling a Wild Ninetales, would evolve into a Machamp. The two trainers would reverse the inadvertent trade by the end of Chapter 18.

Brawly's Machop would evolve into a Machoke, who would battle against Team Magma member Hank. This Machoke makes appearances in Chapters 222, 235, 236, 244 and 247.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Machoke is in the BL4 Tier of Competitive Battling.

Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Red/Blue/Yellow Rare Victory Road
Yellow Only One Route 5 Entrance to Underground Tunnel: In-Game Trade
Gold/Silver/Crystal Few Mt. Mortar, Rock Tunnel
Crystal Few Mt. Silver Cave
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Evolve Machop
FireRed/LeafGreen Few Victory Road 1F-3F, Mt. Ember Cave, Mt. Ember 1F, Cerulean Cave B1-2F
Diamond/Pearl 5% Route 225
Diamond/Pearl 10% Route 226, Stark Mountain: Entrance & Interior
Diamond/Pearl 20% Route 211: East, Route 216, Route 217, Mt. Coronet: Snow Area, Top, Acuity Lakefront
Diamond/Pearl 25% Victory Road: B1-1F, Victory Road: National Pokédex Areas
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 10% Route 210: North, Mt. Coronet: B1, 2F-7F, Mt. Coronet: Route 216 Entrance, Top Cave
Platinum 10% Mt. Coronet: Route 211 Entrance, Mt. Coronet: Snow Area, Top & Top Cave
Platinum 15% Route 211: East
Platinum 25% Route 225, Route 226
HeartGold/SoulSilver 4% Cliff Cave: B1-2F
HeartGold/SoulSilver 5% Rock Tunnel: 1F
HeartGold/SoulSilver 6% Cerulean Cave: 1F (Night)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 10% Cerulean Cave: 2F (Night)
Cerulean Cave: B1
HeartGold/SoulSilver 20% Cerulean Cave: 2F (Morning & Day)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 24% Cerulean Cave: 1F (Morning & Day)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 30% Mt. Mortar: 1F Area 3
HeartGold/SoulSilver Unknown% Safari Zone: Wasteland (Morning & Day)
Safari Zone: Wasteland (Place 5 Peak Objects, No Wait)
Black None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
White None Evolve Machop
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
X/Y -- Friend Safari
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire None Evolve Machop
Sun/Moon 30% Vast Poni Canyon: Outside

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red Its muscular body is so powerful, it must wear a power-save belt to be able to regulate its motions.
Blue Its muscular body is so powerful, it must wear a power-save belt to be able to regulate its motions.
Yellow The belt around its waist holds back its energy. Without it, this Pokémon would be unstoppable.
II Gold It always goes at its full power, but this very tough and durable Pokémon never gets tired.
Silver The muscles covering its body teem with power. Even when still, it exudes an amazing sense of strength.
Crystal This tough Pokémon always stays in the zone. Its muscles become thicker after every battle.
III Ruby Machoke's thoroughly toned muscles possess the hardness of steel. This Pokémon has so much strength, it can easily hold aloft a sumo wrestler on just one finger.
Sapphire Machoke undertakes bodybuilding every day even as it helps people with tough, physically demanding labor. On its days off, this Pokémon heads to the fields and mountains to exercise and train.
Emerald A belt is worn by a Machoke to keep its overwhelming power under control. Because it is so dangerous, no one has ever removed the belt.
FireRed Its formidable body never gets tired. It helps people by doing work such as the moving of heavy goods.
LeafGreen Its muscular body is so powerful, it must wear a power-save belt to be able to regulate its motions.
IV Diamond Machoke's boundless power is very dangerous, so it wears a belt that suppresses its energy.
Pearl It can lift a dump truck with one hand. Using that power, it helps people with heavy jobs.
Platinum It happily carries heavy cargo to toughen up. It willingly does hard work for people.
HeartGold It always goes at its full power, but this very tough and durable Pokémon never gets tired.
SoulSilver The muscles covering its body teem with power. Even when still, it exudes an amazing sense of strength.
V Black It happily carries heavy cargo to toughen up. It willingly does hard work for people.
White It happily carries heavy cargo to toughen up. It willingly does hard work for people.
Black 2 It happily carries heavy cargo to toughen up. It willingly does hard work for people.
White 2 It happily carries heavy cargo to toughen up. It willingly does hard work for people.
VI X Its muscular body is so powerful, it must wear a power-save belt to be able to regulate its motions.
Y It can lift a dump truck with one hand. Using that power, it helps people with heavy jobs.
Omega Ruby Machoke's thoroughly toned muscles possess the hardness of steel. This Pokémon has so much strength, it can easily hold aloft a sumo wrestler on just one finger.
Alpha Sapphire Machoke undertakes bodybuilding every day even as it helps people with tough, physically demanding labor. On its days off, this Pokémon heads to the fields and mountains to exercise and train.
VII Sun As a result of its continual workouts, it has developed tremendous power. It uses that power to help people with their work.
Moon It willingly assists with hard labor because it knows the work is good training for its muscles.
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon

Pokéathlon Statistics

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

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
80
. 270 364 .
Atk
100
184 205 299 328
Def
70
130 145 239 262
Sp. Atk
50
94 105 199 218
Sp. Def
60
112 125 219 240
Speed
45
85 95 189 207

Moves

For learnsets from previous generations, see here

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Low Kick Fighting.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
Start Leer Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Start Focus Energy Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Start Karate Chop Fighting.gif 50 100 Physical.png
3 Focus Energy Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
7 Karate Chop Fighting.gif 50 100 Physical.png
9 Foresight Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
13 Low Sweep Fighting.gif 65 100 Physical.png
15 Seismic Toss Fighting.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
19 Revenge Fighting.gif 60 100 Physical.png
21 Knock Off Dark.gif 65 100 Physical.png
25 Vital Throw Fighting.gif 70 -- Physical.png
27 Wake-Up Slap Fighting.gif 70 100 Physical.png
33 Dual Chop Dragon.gif 40 90 Physical.png
37 Submission Fighting.gif 80 80 Physical.png
43 Bulk Up Fighting.gif -- -- Other.png
47 Cross Chop Fighting.gif 100 80 Physical.png
53 Scary Face Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
57 Dynamic Punch Fighting.gif 100 50 Physical.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 7
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Work Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM08 Bulk Up Fighting.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.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
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
TM46 Thief Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM47 Low Sweep Fighting.gif 65 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.gif 120 70 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Bullet Punch Steel.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Close Combat Fighting.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Counter Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Encore Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Fire Punch Fire.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Heavy Slam Steel.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Ice Punch Ice.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Knock Off Dark.gif 65 100 Physical.png
Meditate Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Power Trick Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Quick Guard Fighting.gif -- -- Other.png
Rolling Kick Fighting.gif 60 85 Physical.png
Smelling Salts Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
Thunder Punch Electric.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Tickle Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 160*/120* -- Physical.png Special.png
All-Out Pummeling Fighting.gif 190*/190* -- Physical.png Special.png
Acid Downpour Poison.gif 160 -- Physical.png
Tectonic Rage Ground.gif 180 -- Physical.png
Continental Crush Rock.gif 140 -- Physical.png
Corkscrew Crash Steel.gif 160 -- Physical.png
Inferno Overdrive Fire.gif 140*/185* -- Physical.png Special.png
Gigavolt Havoc Electric.gif 140 -- Physical.png
Subzero Slammer Ice.gif 140 -- Physical.png
Devastating Drake Dragon.gif 100 -- Physical.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 120 -- Physical.png

Transfer Only Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
All-Out Pummeling Fighting.gif 200 -- Physical.png
Tectonic Rage Ground.gif 100 -- Special.png

Evolution Line

Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 28
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Machoke
Trade

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Rock.gif
Steel.gif
Bug.gif
Fairy.gif
Flying.gif
Ghost.gif
Poison.gif
Psychic.gif
Bug.gif
Dark.gif
Rock.gif
Fairy.gif
Flying.gif
Psychic.gif

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