Rampardos < Shieldon > Bastiodon

Species Type
Shield Pokémon Rock.pngSteel.png
Number Ability
#410 Sturdy
Height Weight
1′8″ (0.5m) 125.7 lbs. (57.0kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5% Female: 12.5%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Bastiodon
Egg Group Catch Rate
Monster 45
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Defense Point

Shieldon (タテトプス) is the 38th Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Rock/Steel Type, and it is known as the Shield Pokémon.

Shieldon uses the Sturdy Ability. This Ability gives it an immunity to moves that would take it out in one hit--such as Horn Drill or Fissure--and allow it to survive an attack that would take it out in one hit if its HP is full. A second Ability is available to Shieldon from the Dream World, the Soundproof Ability. This Ability gives it an immunity to moves that are Sound-based.

Shieldon gain the opportunity to evolve into Bastiodon starting at Level 30.

Shieldon is in the Monster Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 7,680 Steps to hatch. It takes Shieldon 600,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Shieldon is a very small Pokémon with a big, plate-like face. It has a white spot on its back and on the bottom of each leg. Its plate-like face is oval shaped, and has an opening near the bottom for Shieldon's eyes.

[edit] Gender Differences

Shieldon has no gender differences.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Shieldon can be obtained by reviving an Armor Fossil, which can be obtained in Pearl and Platinum in the Sinnoh Underground. Armor Fossils will only appear in Platinum if the last digit of the Trainer ID Number of that particular save file is an even number.

Armor Fossils can also be obtained in Black, White, Black 2 and White 2 at Twist Mountain, where a worker hands out a random fossil once a day. One of the random fossils is the Armor Fossil.

[edit] Spin Off Games

Shieldon can be found at Crystal Cave B7-B11 in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky. Shieldon is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Sunset Rockland B7-B15.

Shieldon appears at Peril Cliff during an in-game Quest in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. Completing this Quest will allow you to switch to Shieldon as your partner Pokémon. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Shieldon appears at the Hallway inside Daybreak Ruins in the Present, and in the past, in the Fire Temple Mission "Shaken by Aggron's Footsteps!" by finishing the mission with an A Rank, and "Graveler's Terrible Rocks" by defeating it and obtaining its Slate.

Shieldon can be found at Firebreathing Mountain Magma 3-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

Shieldon appears at Cragspur and Valora in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Shieldon is listed in the 11th Movie Commemoration Set and in the Diamond/Pearl Promo set, and as an Uncommon Card in the Mysterious Treasures and Platinum sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

A Wild Shieldon is the target of Hunter J in the episode Ill-Will Hunting, but is protected successfully thanks to the efforts of both Ash and Gary.

[edit] Movies

A trainer named Newton used a Shieldon in Giratina and the Sky Warrior, the only appearance for Shieldon in the films as of writing.

[edit] Manga

Shieldon's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Shieldon is in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Diamond None Trade
Pearl/Platinum N/A Revive Armor Fossil
Heart Gold/Soul Silver None Trade
Black/White N/A Revive Armor Fossil
Black2/White2 N/A Revive Armor Fossil

[edit] Pokédex Entries

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 A Pokémon that lived in jungles around 100 million years ago. Its facial hide is extremely hard.
IV Pokémon Pearl It habitually polishes its face by rubbing it against tree trunks. It is weak to attacks from behind.
IV Pokémon Platinum It is outstandingly armored. As a result, it can eat grass and berries without having to fight.
IV Pokémon HeartGold It was generated from a fossil dug out of a layer of clay that was older than anyone knows. It has a sturdy face.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver It was generated from a fossil dug out of a layer of clay that was older than anyone knows. It has a sturdy face.

V Pokémon Black It is outstandingly armored. As a result, it can eat grass and berries without having to fight.
V Pokémon White It is outstandingly armored. As a result, it can eat grass and berries without having to fight.
V Pokémon Black 2 It is outstandingly armored. As a result, it can eat grass and berries without having to fight.
V Pokémon White 2 It is outstandingly armored. As a result, it can eat grass and berries without having to fight.

VI Pokémon X
VI Pokémon Y

[edit] Pokéathlon Statistics


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
- 170 264 -
80 89 183 201
216 241 335 368
Sp. Atk
80 89 183 201
Sp. Def
162 181 275 302
58 65 159 174

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Tackle Normal.png 50 100 Physical
Start Protect Normal.png N/A N/A Status
6 Taunt Dark.png N/A 100 Status
10 Metal Sound Steel.png N/A 85 Status
15 Take Down Normal.png 90 85 Physical
19 Iron Defense Steel.png N/A N/A Status
24 Swagger Normal.png N/A 90 Status
28 Ancientpower Rock.png 60 100 Special
33 Endure Normal.png N/A N/A Status
37 Metal Burst Steel.png ?? 100 Physical
42 Iron Head Steel.png 80 100 Physical
46 Heavy Slam Steel.png ?? 100 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
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
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
TM41 Torment Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM59 Incinerate Fire.png 60 100 Special
TM69 Rock Polish Rock.png -- -- Status
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.png 100 80 Physical
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.png 60 100 Physical
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 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
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical

[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Headbutt Normal.png 70 100% Physical
Scary Face Normal.png -- 100% Status
Focus Energy Normal.png -- --% Status
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Rock Blast Rock.png 25 90% Physical
Body Slam Normal.png 85 100% Physical
Screech Normal.png -- 85% Status
Curse Ghost.png -- --% Status
Fissure Ground.png  ?? 30% Physical
Counter Fighting.png  ?? 100% Status
Stealth Rock Rock.png -- --% Status
Wide Guard Rock.png -- --% Status

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

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Earth Power Ground.png 90 100% Special
Iron Defense Steel.png -- --% Status
Iron Head Steel.png 80 100% Physical
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Magnet Rise Steel.png -- --% Status
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Stealth Rock Rock.png -- --% Status

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] By TM/HM

[edit] By Move Tutor (Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100% Special

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Shieldon Bastiodon
Level 30

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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