Cranidos

Cranidos is a Rock type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Head Butt Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Diamond It lived in jungles around 100 million years ago. Its skull is as hard as iron.
Pearl It was resurrected from an iron ball-like fossil. It downs prey with its head butts.
Platinum A lifelong jungle dweller from 100 million years ago, it would snap obstructing trees with head butts.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
CRANIDOS toughen up their already rock-hard heads by headbutting one another.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
A lifelong jungle dweller from 100 million years ago, it would snap obstructing trees with head butts.
X It was resurrected from an iron ball-like fossil. It downs prey with its headbutts.
Y A lifelong jungle dweller from 100 million years ago, it would snap obstructing trees with headbutts.

Evolution chart

Cranidos
#408
Cranidos
Rock

(Level 30)
Rampardos
#409
Rampardos
Rock

Name origin

cranium
brain or head, referring to Cranidos’ thick skull
-dos
common dinosaur suffix

Moves learned by Cranidos

Cranidos sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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Where to find Cranidos

HeartGold
SoulSilver
Pewter City
Black
White
Nacrene City
X
Y
Ambrette Town