|#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.
 Gender Differences
A Female Rhyhorn has a shorter horn than a Male Rhyhorn.
 Game Information
 Original Games
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.
 Spin-Off Games
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).
 Anime/Manga Information
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.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Rhyhorn is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is a first stage Pokémon.
 Area Location
|Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald||Common||Safari Zone (Mach Bike Area)|
|FireRed/Leaf Green||Commmon||Safari Zone: Center & Area 2|
|Heart Gold/Soul Silver||5%||Victory Road|
|Heart Gold/Soul Silver||Unknown%||Safari Zone: Savannah (Morning & Day)|
Safari Zone: Savannah (Place 5 Peak Objects, 0 Day Wait)
|Pokéwalker||Uncertain%||Volcano Path (Group B, >2000 Steps)|
|Black||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World, or Trade from White|
|Black 2/White 2||Only One||Nimbasa City (Trade with Yancy/Marcus)|
 Pokédex Entries
|I||Pokémon Red||Its massive bones are 1000 times harder than human bones. It can easily knock a trailer flying.|
|I||Pokémon Blue||Its massive bones are 1000 times harder than human bones. It can easily knock a trailer flying.|
|I||Pokémon Yellow||A Pokémon with a one-track mind. Once it charges, it won't stop running until it falls asleep.|
|II||Pokémon Gold||It is inept at turning because of its four short legs. It can only charge and run in one direction.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||It doesn't care if there is anything in its way. It just charges and destroys all obstacles.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||It can remember only one thing at a time. Once it starts rushin, it forgets why it started.|
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Rhyhorn runs in a straight line, smashing everything in its path. It is not bothered even if it rushes headlong into a block of steel. This Pokémon may feel some pain form the collision the next day, however.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Rhyhorn's brain is very small. It is so dense, while on a run it forgets why it started running in the first place. It apparently remembers sometimes if it demolishes something.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||Once it starts running, it doesn't stop. Its tiny brain makes it so stupid that it can't remember why it started running in the first place.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||Strong, but not too bright, this Pokémon can shatter even a skyscraper with its charging tackles.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||Its massive bones are 1,000 times harder than human bones. Its Tackle can knock a semitrailer flying.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||Its body is clad in a thick hide, and its tackles topple building. Unfortunately, it is not smart.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||Its body is clad in a thick hide, and its tackles topple building. Unfortunately, it is not smart.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||Its powerful tackles can destroy anything. However, it is too slow witted to help people work.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||It is inept at turning because of its four short legs. It can only charge and run in one direction.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||It doesn't care if there is anything in its way. It just charges and destroys all obstacles.|
|V||Pokémon Black||Its powerful tackles can destroy anything. However, it is too slow witted to help people work.|
|V||Pokémon White||Its powerful tackles can destroy anything. However, it is too slow witted to help people work.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||Its powerful tackles can destroy anything. However, it is too slow witted to help people work.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||Its powerful tackles can destroy anything. However, it is too slow witted to help people work.|
|VI||Pokémon X||Strong, but not too bright, this Pokémon can shatter even a skyscraper with its charging Tackles.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||It is inept at turning because of its four short legs. It can only charge and run in one direction.|
 Pokéathlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 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 TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
Related ThreadsStealth rock on rhyhorn - last post by @ Feb 4, 2014
Riding Rhyhorn - last post by @ Jul 20, 2013
Rhyhorn and Carizard sounds exactly the same or is my game stuffed?! - last post by @ Apr 29, 2011
Rhyhorn. Rhydon. Rhyperior.... - last post by @ Aug 27, 2008
Where is Rhyhorn - last post by @ Dec 3, 2010