Hippowdon

Hippowdon is a Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Heavyweight Pokémon.

Pokédex descriptions

Diamond It blasts internally stored sand from ports on its body to create a towering twister for attack.
Pearl Its huge mouth is almost seven feet across. It has enough power to completely crush a car.
Platinum Surprisingly quick to anger. It holds its mouth agape as a display of strength.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It brandishes its gaping mouth in a display of fearsome strength. It raises vast quantities of sand while attacking.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It is surprisingly quick to anger. It holds its mouth agape as a display of its strength.

Evolution chart

Hippopotas
#449
Hippopotas
Ground

(Level 34)
Hippowdon
#450
Hippowdon
Ground

Name origin

hippopotamus
large African mammal
powder
fine grains e.g. sand
-don
common dinosaur suffix; Greek for ‘tooth’

Moves learned by Hippowdon

Hippowdon sprites

Normal
Black/White
Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
Hippowdon normal sprite
Female
Hippowdon normal sprite
Male
Hippowdon shiny sprite
Female
Hippowdon shiny sprite
Male
Hippowdon normal sprite
Female
Hippowdon normal sprite
Male
Hippowdon shiny sprite
Female
Hippowdon shiny sprite
Male

See all Hippowdon sprites

Where to find Hippowdon

Diamond
Pearl
Route 228
Platinum Route 228