Cranidos < Rampardos > Shieldon

Species Type
Head Butt Pokémon Rock.png
Number Ability
#409 Mold Breaker
Sheer Force
Height Weight
5'3″ (1.6m) 226 lbs. (102.5kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5% Female: 12.5%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Cranidos None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Monster 45
Tier EV Yield
NU/RU 2 Attack Points

Rampardos (ラムパルド) is the 37th Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Rock-Type, and it is known as the Head Butt Pokémon.

Rampardos uses the Mold Breaker Ability. This Ability allows its moves to work as they normally would regardless of the Ability that the opponent is using. A second Ability is available to Rampardos from the Dream World, the Sheer Force Ability. This Ability increases the power of its attacks that have a secondary effect by 33%, but those secondary effects are lost, which also include Life Orb recoil.

Cranidos can evolve into Rampardos at Level 30.

Rampardos is in the Monster Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 7,680 Steps to hatch. It takes Rampardos 600,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Rampardos very closely resembles a dinosaur. Similar to Cranidos, its body is dark gray, and it has a hard, blue plate on its head. Rampardos also has four spikes in the back of its head and two in the front. There are an additional two spikes on its neck, and on each leg. Rampardos has blue stripes all over its body.

[edit] Gender Differences

Rampardos does not have any gender differences.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

The only way to obtain a Rampardos is to evolve a Cranidos, which is consistent in both Generation IV and Generation V.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Rampardos appears at Hidden Land 1F-15F & I1F-8F in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, but Rampardos cannot be recruited here, which leaves evolution as the only means of obtaining Rampardos in these three games. Rampardos is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Weird Forest 1F-12F.

Rampardos is a Boss Pokémon in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, but can be obtained at Peril Cliff on a subsequent trip after winning the Boss Battle. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Rampardos appears at Rasp Cavern's Exit and within the Submarine after it crashes in the Present, and in the Thunder Temple missions "Pikachu Pursuit!" and "Panic at the Perplexing Temple" by defeating it or its pre-evolved form and obtaining its Slate.

Rampardos can be found at World Axle Cave B2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Rampardos is listed in Pokémon Organized Play Series 6 as a Rare Card, and is listed as a Rare Card in the Mysterious Treasures, Platinum, and Rising Rivals sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Roark used a Rampardos in Ash's rematch in the Oreburgh Gym. Rampardos defeated Aipom and Pikachu before falling to Turtwig. Roark would also use his Rampardos in a battle against his father Byron, who would best Rampardos with a Bastiodon.

[edit] Movies

Roark's Rampardos and a Wild Rampardos appear in the film Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

[edit] Manga

Rampardos's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Rampardos boasts the highest Attack Statistic outside the Uber Tier and third highest Attack behind only Black Kyurem and Deoxys Attack Forme, but its defenses and Speed really let it down, relegating it to the Never-Utilized and Rarely-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. Its high Attack is a legitimate threat to sweep, especially with Trick Room support, but faster Pokémon--especially those that use Special Attacks--could easily defeat it in one hit.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Evolve Cranidos
Heart Gold/Soul Silver None Trade
Black/White None Evolve Cranidos
Black2/White2 None Evolve Cranidos

[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 N/A
III Pokémon Sapphire N/A
III Pokémon Emerald N/A
III Pokémon FireRed N/A
III Pokémon LeafGreen N/A

IV Pokémon Diamond Its powerful headbutt has enough power to shatter even the most durable things upon impact.
IV Pokémon Pearl Its skull is as hard as iron. It is a brute that tears down jungle trees while catching prey.
IV Pokémon Platinum If two were to smash their heads together, their foot-thick skulls would keep them from fainting.
IV Pokémon HeartGold Its skull withstands impacts of any magnitude. As a result, its brain never gets the chance to grow.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver Its skull withstands impacts of any magnitude. As a result, its brain never gets the chance to grow.

V Pokémon Black If two were to smash their heads together, their foot-thick skulls would keep them from fainting.
V Pokémon White If two were to smash their heads together, their foot-thick skulls would keep them from fainting.
V Pokémon Black 2 If two were to smash their heads together, their foot-thick skulls would keep them from fainting.
V Pokémon White 2 If two were to smash their heads together, their foot-thick skulls would keep them from fainting.

VI Pokémon X Its skull withstands impacts of any magnitude. As a result, its brain never gets the chance to grow.
VI Pokémon Y Its skull is as hard as iron, it is a brute that tears down jungle trees while catching prey.
VI Pokémon Omega Ruby
VI Pokémon Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

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

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
- 304 398 -
301 335 429 471
112 125 219 240
Sp. Atk
121 135 229 251
Sp. Def
94 105 199 218
108 121 215 236

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Headbutt Normal.png 70 100 Physical
Start Leer Normal.png N/A 100 Status
6 Focus Energy Normal.png N/A N/A Status
10 Pursuit Dark.png 40 100 Physical
15 Take Down Normal.png 90 85 Physical
19 Scary Face Normal.png N/A 100 Status
24 Assurance Dark.png 50 100 Physical
28 Chip Away Normal.png 70 100 Physical
30 Endeavor Normal.png ?? 100 Physical
36 Ancientpower Rock.png 60 100 Special
43 Zen Headbutt Psychic.png 80 90 Physical
51 Screech Normal.png N/A 85 Status
58 Head Smash Rock.png 150 80 Physical

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM05 Roar Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.png 90 100 Special
TM14 Blizzard Ice.png 110 70 Special
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.png 150 90 Special
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
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
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM46 Thief Dark.png 40 100 Physical
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.png 120 70 Special
TM56 Fling Dark.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM59 Incinerate Fire.png 60 100 Special
TM66 Payback Dark.png 50 100 Physical
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.png 150 90 Physical
TM69 Rock Polish Rock.png -- -- Status
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.png 100 80 Physical
TM75 Swords Dance 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 Secret Power Normal.png 70 100 Physical
HM01 Cut Normal.png 50 95 Physical
HM03 Surf Water.png 95 100 Special
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical

[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Crunch Dark.png 80 100% Physical
Thrash Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Leer Normal.png -- 100% Status
Slam Normal.png 80 75% Physical
Stomp Normal.png 65 100% Physical
Whirlwind Normal.png -- 100% Status
Hammer Arm Fighting.png 100 90% Physical
Curse Ghost.png -- --% Status
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Iron Head Steel.png 80 100% Physical

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

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Dragon Pulse Dragon.png 90 100% Special
Earth Power Ground.png 90 100% Special
Endeavor Normal.png  ?? 100% Physical
Fire Punch Fire.png 75 100% Physical
Iron Head Steel.png 80 100% Physical
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Outrage Dragon.png 120 100% Physical
Pain Split Normal.png -- --% Status
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Spite Ghost.png -- 100% Status
Stealth Rock Rock.png -- --% Status
Superpower Fighting.png 120 100% Physical
Thunderpunch Electric.png 75 100% Physical
Uproar Normal.png 90 100% Special
Zen Headbutt Psychic.png 80 90% Physical

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] By TM/HM

[edit] By Move Tutor (Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100% Special

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Cranidos Rampardos
Level 30

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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