Rhyperior

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Rhyperior
ドサイドン
Rhyperior.png

Lickylicky < Rhyperior > Tangrowth

Species Type
Drill Pokémon Ground.pngRock.png
Number Ability
#464 Lightningrod/Solid Rock
Reckless
Height Weight
7'10" (2.4m) 623.5 lbs (282.8kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Rhydon None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Monster
Field
30
Tier EV Yield
UU 3 Attack Points

Rhyperior (ドサイドン) is the 188th Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Ground/Rock-Type, and is known as the Drill Pokémon.

Rhyperior can use one of two abilities: Lightningrod, which draws Electric-type moves to Rhyperior, nullifying the move and increasing its Special Attack by one stage; or Solid Rock, which decreases the amount of damage dealt by Super-Effective moves by 25%. Rhyperior's Hidden Ability is the Reckless Ability, which increases the base power of moves that cause recoil by 20%, but the recoil also increases as a result.

Rhyhorn can evolve into Rhydon at Level 42, and evolve into Rhyperior if it is Traded while holding a Protector.

Rhyperior is in the Egg Groups Monster and Field, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Rhyperior 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Rhyperior is a brownish gray Pokémon that is covered in orange plates. It has a strong tail shaped like a club and it has rocky growths that elongate it's elbows. It has holes in the palms of it's hands that are used to shoot rocks. It also has two horns on it's head, one of which looks like a drill.

[edit] Gender Differences

The upper horn on a Male Rhyperior's head is longer than the upper horn on a Female Rhyperior's head.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

The only way to obtain a Rhyperior is to evolve a Rhydon, as Rhyperior has yet to appear in the wild in any of the main series games as of writing.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Rhyperior can be found at Dark Crater DPB3-B14 and Shimmer Desert 5F-8F in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky. Rhyperior is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Weird Mountain 21F-23F and the following floors of Legendary Volcanic Island: 26 & 27, 29-33, 37, 42-44 and 46 & 47.

Rhyperior is a Boss Pokémon in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, a battle that takes place in Altru Tower before the final battle.

Rhyperior can be found at the Lava Zone in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure. Clear Rhyperior's Bumper Burn with a score greater than 50,000 to obtain it. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond Rhyperior appears at the Crag Area's Colosseum. To befriend it you'll have to complete a Special Battle, after which you'll be able to call it into battle.

Rhyperior is owned by Shingen in Pokémon Conquest, and the only way to obtain a Rhyperior is to evolve a Rhydon.

[edit] Trading Card Game

A Lv. X Rhyperior is listed in the Diamond/Pearl Promo set. Rhyperior is listed as a Rare Card in the Diamond and Pearl, Rising Rivals, Supreme Victors and XY sets; and as an Ultra Rare Lv. X Card in the Legends Awakened set.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Tower Tycoon Palmer uses his Rhyperior during the episode Challenging A Towering Figure!. Ash won the right to battle Palmer by winning the Twinleaf Festival, but his Grotle would lose the one-on-one encounter.

In a Special Episode that has yet to air outside of Japan, Brock's brother Forrest would use a Rhyperior against Nurse Joy and her Latias. This Nurse Joy is also a Gym Inspector, and despite Rhyperior losing to Latios the review went well.

[edit] Movies

Another trainer's Rhyperior makes an appearance in Giratina and the Sky Warrior. A wild Rhyperior--along with Palmer's--both make appearances in Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

[edit] Manga

Rhyperior's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Rhyperior finds itself in the Under-Utilized Tier of Competitive Battling. While its HP, Attack and Defense Statistics are excellent in terms of both taking physical damage and dishing out powerful physical attacks in turn, it's Speed and both Special statistics are lacking in comparison, hindering its ability to take Special Attacks. The Solid Rock Ability does help it take some Super Effective attacks and survive, but not all.

Offensively, Rhyperior's physical attacks deal out major damage, as its Base Attack is tied for 12th Highest with Conkeldurr, Darmanitan and Archeops. That said, it dishes out major hurt with both Earthquake and Stone Edge, along with many other Physical attacks, and the only way to help its Speed woes is with support in the form of either Tailwind or Trick Room.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Evolve Rhydon
Heart Gold/Soul Silver None Evolve Rhydon
Black None PokéTransfer, Dream World, or Evolve Rhydon
White None Evolve Rhydon
Black 2/White 2 None Evolve Rhydon

[edit] Pokédex Entires

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 It puts rocks in holes in its palms and uses its muscles to shoot them. Geodude are shot at rare times.
IV Pokémon Pearl It puts rocks in holes in its palms and uses its muscles to shoot them. Geodude are shot at rare times.
IV Pokémon Platinum It can launch a rock held in its hand like a missile by tightening then expanding its muscles instantly.
IV Pokémon HeartGold From holes in its palms, it fires out Geodude. Its carapace can withstand volcanic eruptions.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver From holes in its palms, it fires out Geodude. Its carapace can withstand volcanic eruptions.



V Pokémon Black It can launch a rock held in its hand like a missile by tightening then expanding muscles instantly.
V Pokémon White It can launch a rock held in its hand like a missile by tightening then expanding muscles instantly.
V Pokémon Black 2 It can launch a rock held in its hand like a missile by tightening then expanding muscles instantly.
V Pokémon White 2 It can launch a rock held in its hand like a missile by tightening then expanding muscles instantly.



VI Pokémon X Unknown Entry
VI Pokémon Y Unknown Entry

[edit] Pokéathlon Statistics

Stat
Speed
Power
Technique
Stamina
Jump

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
115
- 340 434 -
Atk
140
256 285 379 416
Def
130
238 265 359 394
Sp. Atk
55
103 115 209 229
Sp. Def
55
103 115 209 229
Spd
40
76 85 179 196

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Poison Jab Poison.png 80 100 Physical
Start Horn Attack Normal.png 65 100 Physical
Start Tail Whip Normal.png N/A 100 Status
Start
9
Stomp Normal.png 65 100 Physical
Start
19
Fury Attack Normal.png 15 85 Physical
19 Scary Face Normal.png N/A 100 Status
23 Rock Blast Rock.png 25 90 Physical
30 Chip Away Normal.png 70 100 Physical
41 Take Down Normal.png 90 85 Physical
42 Hammer Arm Fighting.png 100 90 Physical
47 Drill Run Ground.png 80 95 Physical
56 Stone Edge Rock.png 100 80 Physical
62 Earthquake Ground.png 100 100 Physical
71 Horn Drill Normal.png ?? 30 Physical
77 Megahorn Bug.png 120 85 Physical
86 Rock Wrecker Rock.png 150 90 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
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.png 70 100 Physical
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
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.png 80 100 Physical
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM91 Flash Cannon Steel.png 80 100 Special
TM94 Rock Smash Fighting.png 40 100 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
Reversal Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Counter Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Magnitude Ground.png  ?? 100% Physical
Curse Ghost.png -- --% Status
Crush Claw Normal.png 75 95% Physical
Dragon Rush Dragon.png 100 75% Physical
Ice Fang Ice.png 65 95% Physical
Fire Fang Fire.png 65 95% Physical
Thunder Fang Electric.png 65 95% Physical
Skull Bash Normal.png 100 100% Physical
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Rock Climb Normal.png 90 85% Physical


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

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Aqua Tail Water.png 90 90% Physical
Block Normal.png -- --% Status
Dragon Pulse Dragon.png 90 100% Special
Drill Run Ground.png 80 95% Physical
Earth Power Ground.png 90 100% Special
Endeavor Normal.png  ?? 100% Physical
Fire Punch Fire.png 75 100% Physical
Ice Punch Ice.png 75 100% Physical
Icy Wind Ice.png 55 95% Special
Iron Head Steel.png 80 100% Physical
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Outrage Dragon.png 120 100% Physical
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

[edit] Rhydon Exclusive Moves

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
30 Bulldoze Ground.png 60 100 Physical

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Moves

NOTE: Rhyperior can only know these moves if it learned these moves on a Third Generation game prior to being transferred to a Fourth/Fifth Generation Game and prior to evolving.

[edit] Via Purification (Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Helping Hand Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Emerald
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Dynamicpunch Fighting.png 100 50% Physical
[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 100 100% Physical
Seismic Toss Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Mimic Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[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
Ancientpower Rock.png 60 100% Special
Mud Slap Ground.png 20 10% 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
Rhyhorn Rhydon Rhyperior
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Level 42 -- Trade while holding a Protector

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Rock.png
Steel.png
Bug.png
Flying.png
Ice.png
Grass.png
Water.png
Fighting.png
Ground.png
Electric.png
Poison.png
Rock.png
Fire.png
Normal.png
Poison.png
Grass.png
Ice.png
Water.png
Fighting.png
Ground.png
Steel.png

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