Rock Tomb (move)

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Move data

Type Rock
Category Physical Physical
Power 60
Accuracy 95
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 3

Technical/Hidden Machine

Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
TM39
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM39
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM39
X/Y TM39

Effects

Rock Tomb deals damage and lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Changes

In Generations 3-5, Rock Tomb has base power 50, 80% accuracy and 10 PP.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Stops the foe from moving with rocks and cuts SPEED.
FireRed/LeafGreen Boulders are hurled at the foe. It also lowers the foe’s SPEED if it hits.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
Boulders are hurled at the foe. It also lowers the foe’s Speed by preventing its movement.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
Boulders are hurled at the target. It also lowers the target’s Speed by preventing its movement.
X/Y Boulders are hurled at the target. This also lowers the target’s Speed stat by preventing its movement.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Rock Tomb at the level specified. The level numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the Pokémon's dex page for details.

Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Level 17
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Level 22
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Level 13
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Level 10
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Level 10
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Level 15
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Level 22
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Level 1

Learnt by Machine

Charmander
#004 / Fire
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Squirtle
#007 / Water
Wartortle
#008 / Water
Blastoise
#009 / Water
Ekans
#023 / Poison
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Sandshrew
#027 / Ground
Sandslash
#028 / Ground
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Diglett
#050 / Ground
Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Mankey
#056 / Fighting
Primeape
#057 / Fighting
Poliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Muk
#089 / Poison
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Krabby
#098 / Water
Kingler
#099 / Water
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Hitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
Hitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Totodile
#158 / Water
Croconaw
#159 / Water
Feraligatr
#160 / Water
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Quagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
Pineco
#204 / Bug
Forretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Teddiursa
#216 / Normal
Ursaring
#217 / Normal
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Skarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Miltank
#241 / Normal
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Sceptile
#254 / Grass
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Marshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
Swampert
#260 / Water · Ground
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Breloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
Slakoth
#287 / Normal
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Loudred
#294 / Normal
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Makuhita
#296 / Fighting
Hariyama
#297 / Fighting
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Meditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Wailord
#321 / Water
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Trapinch
#328 / Ground
Vibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Barboach
#339 / Water · Ground
Whiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
Corphish
#341 / Water
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Dusclops
#356 / Ghost
Absol
#359 / Dark
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Huntail
#367 / Water
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Shelgon
#372 / Dragon
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Metagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Regice
#378 / Ice
Registeel
#379 / Steel
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Torterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Piplup
#393 / Water
Prinplup
#394 / Water
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Shieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Buizel
#418 / Water
Floatzel
#419 / Water
Gastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
Bronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Riolu
#447 / Fighting
Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Hippopotas
#449 / Ground
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Croagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
Toxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Tangrowth
#465 / Grass
Electivire
#466 / Electric
Magmortar
#467 / Fire
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Dusknoir
#477 / Ghost
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Regigigas
#486 / Normal
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Lillipup
#506 / Normal
Herdier
#507 / Normal
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Simisage
#512 / Grass
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Panpour
#515 / Water
Simipour
#516 / Water
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Musharna
#518 / Psychic
Roggenrola
#524 / Rock
Boldore
#525 / Rock
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Drilbur
#529 / Ground
Excadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Timburr
#532 / Fighting
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Seismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
Throh
#538 / Fighting
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Scraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
Scrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Carracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Gothita
#574 / Psychic
Gothorita
#575 / Psychic
Gothitelle
#576 / Psychic
Solosis
#577 / Psychic
Duosion
#578 / Psychic
Reuniclus
#579 / Psychic
Eelektross
#604 / Electric
Elgyem
#605 / Psychic
Beheeyem
#606 / Psychic
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Fraxure
#611 / Dragon
Haxorus
#612 / Dragon
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Stunfisk
#618 / Electric · Ground
Mienfoo
#619 / Fighting
Mienshao
#620 / Fighting
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Bouffalant
#626 / Normal
Rufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
Braviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Mandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Zekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Kyurem
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Quilladin
#651 / Grass
Chesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
Froakie
#656 / Water
Frogadier
#657 / Water
Greninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Bunnelby
#659 / Normal
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Pancham
#674 / Fighting
Pangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Barbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
Helioptile
#694 / Electric · Normal
Heliolisk
#695 / Electric · Normal
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Tyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Hawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
Carbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Avalugg
#713 / Ice

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Rock Tomb as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Roggenrola
#524 / Rock
Mineral
Boldore
#525 / Rock
Mineral
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Mineral