Rock Head

Rock Head
いしあたま
Generation III
Prevents recoil damage.
Generation IV
Protects the Pokémon from recoil damage.
Generation V
Protects the Pokémon from recoil damage.
Generation VI
Protects the Pokémon from recoil damage.
Generation VII
Protects the Pokémon from recoil damage.
How many Pokémon have this ability
20

Rock Head is an Ability introduced in Generation III. Currently, 20 Pokémon have this ability.

Contents

Effect

In-Battle

Rock Head prevents its users from receiving recoil damage, but doesn't prevent recoil damage from the move Struggle or the held item Life Orb.

Rock Head prevents the following moves from causing recoil damage:

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Brave Bird Flying.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Flare Blitz Fire.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Head Charge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Head Smash Rock.gif 150 80 Physical.png
Submission Fighting.gif 80 80 Physical.png
Take Down Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
Volt Tackle Electric.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Wild Charge Electric.gif 90 100 Physical.png
Wood Hammer Grass.gif 120 100 Physical.png

Overworld

Rock Head doesn't have any effect in the overworld.

Pokémon With Rock Head

Normal Ability

# Pokémon Type Abilities Hidden Ability Base Stats
HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Spd
074 074 Mini Sprite.png Geodude Rock.gif Ground.gif Rock Head
Sturdy
Sand Veil 40 80 100 30 30 20
075 075 Mini Sprite.png Graveler Rock.gif Ground.gif Rock Head
Sturdy
Sand Veil 55 95 115 45 45 35
076 076 Mini Sprite.png Golem Rock.gif Ground.gif Rock Head
Sturdy
Sand Veil 80 110 130 55 65 45
095 095 Mini Sprite.png Onix Rock.gif Ground.gif Rock Head
Sturdy
Weak Armor 35 45 160 30 45 70
104 104 Mini Sprite.png Cubone Ground.gif Rock Head
Lightningrod
Battle Armor 50 50 95 40 50 35
105 105 Mini Sprite.png Marowak Ground.gif Rock Head
Lightningrod
Battle Armor 60 80 110 50 80 45
111 111 Mini Sprite.png Rhyhorn Ground.gif Rock.gif Lightningrod
Rock Head
Reckless 80 85 95 30 30 25
112 112 Mini Sprite.png Rhydon Ground.gif Rock.gif Lightningrod
Rock Head
Reckless 105 130 120 45 45 40
142 142 Mini Sprite.png Aerodactyl Rock.gif Flying.gif Rock Head
Pressure
Unnerve 80 105 65 60 75 130
185 185 Mini Sprite.png Sudowoodo Rock.gif Sturdy
Rock Head
Rattled 70 100 115 30 65 30
208 208 Mini Sprite.png Steelix Steel.gif Ground.gif Rock Head
Sturdy
Sheer Force 75 85 200 55 65 30
304 304 Mini Sprite.png Aron Steel.gif Rock.gif Sturdy
Rock Head
Heavy Metal 50 70 100 40 40 30
305 305 Mini Sprite.png Lairon Steel.gif Rock.gif Sturdy
Rock Head
Heavy Metal 60 90 140 50 50 40
306 306 Mini Sprite.png Aggron Steel.gif Rock.gif Sturdy
Rock Head
Heavy Metal 70 110 180 60 60 50
369 369 Mini Sprite.png Relicanth Water.gif Rock.gif Swift Swim
Rock Head
Sturdy 100 90 130 45 65 55
371 371 Mini Sprite.png Bagon Dragon.gif Rock Head Sheer Force 45 75 60 40 30 50
372 372 Mini Sprite.png Shelgon Dragon.gif Rock Head Overcoat 65 95 100 60 50 50
438 438 Mini Sprite.png Bonsly Rock.gif Sturdy
Rock Head
Rattled 50 80 95 10 45 10
550 550b Mini Sprite.png Basculin Water.gif Rock Head
Adaptability
Mold Breaker 70 92 65 80 55 98

NOTE: Rock Head is only available to the Blue-Striped Basculin and not the Red-Striped Basculin, who use the Reckless Ability instead.

Hidden Ability

# Pokémon Type Abilities Hidden Ability Base Stats
HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Spd
105 105a Mini Sprite.png Alolan Marowak Fire.gif Ghost.gif Cursed Body
Lightning Rod
Rock Head 60 80 110 50 80 45
697 697 Mini Sprite.png Tyrantrum Rock.gif Dragon.gif Strong Jaw Rock Head 82 121 119 69 59 71

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