|#111|| Lightningrod/Rock Head|
|3'3" (1m)||253.5 lbs. (115kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||1 Defense Point|
Rhyhorn can use one of two Abilities: Lightningrod, which draws all Electric Type moves to it, and starting in Generation V, each time this Ability is activated its Special Attack Statistic is increased by one stage; or Rock Head, nullifying the recoil damage-effect of moves such as Double-Edge. Rhyhorn's Hidden Ability is the Reckless Ability. This Ability gives a 20% power increase to moves that cause recoil damage, but the recoil increases with the amount of damage as well.
Rhyhorn takes on the appearance of a rhinoceros with a rock-hard body and various spikes protruding from its body.
A Female Rhyhorn has a shorter horn than a Male Rhyhorn.
Rhyhorn can be found at Route 227 and Stark Mountain in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum. Rhyhorn also appears at Route 214 and Victory Road in Platinum. In Heart Gold and Soul Silver, Rhyhorn appears at Victory Road and the Safari Zone's Savannah area during the Morning and Day, and at any time of day after 5 Peak Objects have been placed in the area.
Rhyhorn makes appearances at Phobos Walker, Endless Level 39 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Rhyhorn appears at Frosty Forest Center 1F-4F, Buried Relic 61F-73F, Wish Cave 58F-61F, Southern Cavern 31F-39F and Joyous Tower 58F-61F in the first round of Mystery Dungeon Games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Rhyhorn appears at Northern Desert 8F-15F and Shimmer Hill 1F-17F. Rhyhorn is exclusive to Dungeon Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Chocolate Mountain 3F-10F and Weird Mountain on floors 8-9, 11-12, 14-15 and 17-19.
Rhyhorn appears at Volcano Cave in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, the only appearance in the Pokémon Ranger Subseries to date.
Rhyhorn can be found at Terrera and Cragspur in Pokémon Conquest.
Trading Card Game
Rhyhorn appears in 13 sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the Jungle, Gym Heroes (Brock), Gym Challenge (Blaine), Skyridge, EX Team Magma VS Team Aqua (2), EX Hidden Legends, EX Emerald, Diamond & Pearl, Supreme Victors and XY Sets. Rhyhorn appears as an Uncommon Card in the EX Team Magma VS Team Aqua set, and as a Rare Card in the Gym Heroes Set (Brock).
A Rhyhorn was entered into a Pokémon Race in the episode The Flame Pokémon-athon. It was eliminated from the race when it jumped onto a stone that couldn't hold its weight and sank into the water with the stone.
Another trainer used a Rhyhorn in the film Mewtwo Strikes Back, which was subsequently cloned by Mewtwo. The cloned Rhyhorn reprised its appearance in Mewtwo Returns. A different trainer used a Rhyhorn in the film Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, and Wild Rhyhorn appear in the films Destiny Deoxys and Giratina and the Sky Warrior.
Rhyhorn's Manga Information is unknown at this time.
Rhyhorn is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is a first stage Pokémon.
Via Dream World
Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves (Fire Red/Leaf Green)
Generation IV Exclusive Moves
Via Move Tutor
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
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