|#539|| Sturdy/Inner Focus|
|4'3" (1.3m)||122.4 lbs (55.5kg)|
|Male: 100%||Female: 0%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NU/RU||2 Attack Points|
Sawk (Unova Pokédex. He is a Fighting Type, and is known as the Karate Pokémon.) is the 45th Pokémon in the
Sawk's two abilities are Sturdy, which makes this Pokémon immune to One-Hit KO moves such as Fissure and Horn Drill, and starting with Generation V, Pokémon with Sturdy cannot be KO'd when its HP is full; and Inner Focus, which prevents the Pokémon from flinching except when attempting to use Focus Punch. A third ability, exclusive to Sawk from the Dream World, called Mold Breaker, which nullifies the effect of the foe's abilities on this Pokémon in battle.
Sawk cannot evolve, nor does he have a pre-evolved form
Sawk is in the Human-Like Egg Group, and it will take approximately 5,120 steps for his Egg to hatch. It takes Sawk One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Sawk takes on the appearance of a blue karate master.
 Gender Differences
Sawk are exclusively male. Because of this, the only way to breed a Sawk egg is for it to breed with a Ditto.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Sawk appear at Routes 10, 15, 18, and Pinwheel Forest in Black and White. Despite the rarity percentages, Sawk is more likely to appear in Pokémon Black than in Pokémon White. This also holds true in Black 2 and White 2; while Sawk will appear on Routes 15, 18, 23, outside the Pinwheel Forest and the Cliffside section of Victory Road in both Generation V sequels, Sawk are easier to find in Pokémon Black 2.
 Spin-off Games
Sawk appears at Volcanic Slope Canyon 3-2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
Sawk appears at the Crag Area's Colosseum in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, but won't appear until Boldore has been befriended. Befriending it is a unique challenge unto itself: you have to defeat it and Throh in battle at the same time, after which you'll be able to call for Sawk's assistance in battle.
 Trading Card Game
Sawk is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Emerging Powers set, and as a Rare Card in the Black&White set.
 Anime/Manga Information
A trainer named Stephen uses Sawk during the Don Battle Tournament, losing to Iris and her Emolga in the episode The Club Battle Hearts of Fury, Emolga Versus Sawk!. Stephen would return with Sawk during the Donamite Tournament.
Another trainer uses Sawk during the Black version of Pokémon Movie 14.
Sawk's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Sawk is listed in the Never-Utilized and Rarely-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. While it doesn't have the best of defenses, its mix of Attack and Speed make it a great revenge-killer in both aforementioned tiers. Like other Pokémon that rely on physical attacks for damage, it's performance suffers if it suffers a Burn.
 Area Location
|Black||10%||Pinwheel Forest: Outside|
Route 10 (Regular & Double Grass)
Route 18 (Regular & Double Grass)
|Black||15%||Route 15 (Regular & Double Grass)|
|White||5%||Pinwheel Forest: Outside (Shaking Spots)|
Route 10 (Shaking Spots)
Route 15 (Shaking Spots)
Route 18 (Shaking Spots)
|Black2||15%||Pinwheel Forest: Outside|
|White2||5%||Route 15 (Shaking Spots)|
Route 18 (Shaking Spots)
Route 23 (Shaking Spots)
Pinwheel Forest: Outside (Shaking Spots)
|Black2/White2||5%||Victory Road: Cliffside (Shaking Spots)|
|V||Pokémon Black||The sound of Sawk punching boulders and trees can be heard all the way from the mountains where they train.|
|V||Pokémon White||Tying their belts gets them pumped and makes their punches more destructive. Disturbing their training angers them.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||Desiring the strongest karate chop, they seclude themselves in mountains and train without sleeping.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||Desiring the strongest karate chop, they seclude themselves in mountains and train without sleeping.|
|VI||Pokémon X||Desiring the strongest karate chop, they seclude themselves in mountains and train without sleeping.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||Tying their belts gets them pumped and makes their punches more destructive. Disturbing their training angers them.|
|VI||Pokémon Omega Ruby|
|VI||Pokémon Alpha Sapphire|
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
|Type||Attack Advantages||Attack Disadvantages||Defense Advantages||Defense Disadvantages|
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