Rhydon

Rhydon is a Ground/Rock type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Drill Pokémon.

Pokédex descriptions

Red
Blue
Protected by an armor-like hide, it is capable of living in molten lava of 3,600 degrees.
Yellow Walks on its hind legs. Shows signs of intelligence. Its armor-like hide even repels molten lava.
Gold
HeartGold
Its rugged hide protects it from even the heat of lava. However, the hide also makes it insensitive.
Silver
SoulSilver
Its brain developed when it began walking on hind legs. Its thick hide protects it even in magma.
Crystal By lightly spinning its drill-like horn, it can easily shatter even a diamond in the rough.
Ruby RHYDON’s horn can crush even uncut diamonds. One sweeping blow of its tail can topple a building. This POKéMON’s hide is extremely tough. Even direct cannon hits don’t leave a scratch.
Sapphire RHYDON has a horn that serves as a drill. It is used for destroying rocks and boulders. This POKéMON occasionally rams into streams of magma, but the armor-like hide prevents it from feeling the heat.
Emerald Its horn, which rotates like a drill, destroys tall buildings with one strike. It stands on its hind legs, and its brain is well developed.
FireRed It begins walking on its hind legs after evolution. It can punch holes through boulders with its horn.
LeafGreen Protected by an armor-like hide, it is capable of living in molten lava of 3,600 degrees Fahrenheit.
Diamond
Pearl
Its brain developed after it stood up on its hind legs. Its drill horn bores tunnels through solid rock.
Platinum
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Standing on its hind legs freed its forelegs and made it smarter. It is very forgetful, however.

Evolution chart

Rhyhorn
#111
Rhyhorn
Ground · Rock

(Level 42)
Rhydon
#112
Rhydon
Ground · Rock

(trade holding
Protector)
Rhyperior
#464
Rhyperior
Ground · Rock

Name origin

rhino
large African mammal
don
of great size/importance; lord or master

Moves learned by Rhydon

Rhydon 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
Rhydon normal sprite
Female
Rhydon normal sprite
Male
Rhydon shiny sprite
Female
Rhydon shiny sprite
Male
Rhydon normal sprite
Female
Rhydon normal sprite
Male
Rhydon shiny sprite
Female
Rhydon shiny sprite
Male

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Where to find Rhydon

Diamond
Pearl
Route 227, 228, Stark Mountain
Platinum Route 227, 228, Stark Mountain, Victory Road