Rock Slide (move)

Move data

Type Rock
Category   Physical
Power 75
Accuracy 90
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 1

Machine/Record

Red​/​Blue
Yellow
TM48
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
TM80
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM80
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM80
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM80
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee TM22
Sword​/​Shield TM22

Effects

Rock Slide deals damage and has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch (if the target has not yet moved).

Pokémon with the ability Inner Focus or those behind a Substitute cannot be made to flinch.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Rockium Z and uses its Z-Power, Rock Slide turns into Continental Crush and has base power 140.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent foes.

Other languages

English Rock Slide
Japanese いわなだれ (Iwa Nadare)
German Steinhagel
French Éboulement
Italian Frana
Spanish Avalancha

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
An attack that may cause flinching.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Large boulders are hurled. May cause flinching.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen Large boulders are hurled at the foe. It may make the foe flinch.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
Large boulders are hurled at the foe to inflict damage. It may also make the target flinch.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
Large boulders are hurled at the opposing team to inflict damage. It may also make the targets flinch.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
Large boulders are hurled at the opposing Pokémon to inflict damage. This may also make the opposing Pokémon flinch.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
Large boulders are hurled at the opposing Pokémon to inflict damage. This may also make the opposing Pokémon flinch.
Sword​/​Shield Large boulders are hurled at opposing Pokémon to inflict damage. This may also make the opposing Pokémon flinch.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Rock Slide at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Level 20
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Level 32
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Level 20
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Level 40
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Level 15
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Level 15
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Level 15
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Level 15
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Level 15
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Level 32
Roggenrola
#524 / Rock
Level 28
Boldore
#525 / Rock
Level 30
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Level 30
Drilbur
#529 / Ground
Level 28
Excadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Level 28
Timburr
#532 / Fighting
Level 20
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Level 20
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Level 20
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Level 24
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Level 24
Terrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
Level 35
Rockruff
#744 / Rock
Level 32
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Level 36
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Level 36
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Level 36
Stonjourner
#874 / Rock
Level 36

Learnt by TM

Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
#027 / Ice · Steel
Sandslash
Alolan Sandslash
#028 / Ice · Steel
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Krabby
#098 / Water
Kingler
#099 / Water
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Corsola
Galarian Corsola
#222 / Ghost
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Mantyke
#458 / Water · Flying
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Munna
#517 / Psychic
Boldore
#525 / Rock
Gigalith
#526 / Rock
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Scolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darumaka
Galarian Darumaka
#554 / Ice
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Darmanitan
Galarian Standard Mode
#555 / Ice
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Yamask
Galarian Yamask
#562 / Ground · Ghost
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Stunfisk
Galarian Stunfisk
#618 / Ground · Steel
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash
Shield Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Goomy
#704 / Dragon
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Rockruff
#744 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Drednaw
#834 / Water · Rock
Rolycoly
#837 / Rock
Carkol
#838 / Rock · Fire
Coalossal
#839 / Rock · Fire
Cursola
#864 / Ghost
Cufant
#878 / Steel
Arctovish
#883 / Water · Ice
Urshifu
Single Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Dark
Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Water
Zarude
#893 / Dark · Grass