Rock Throw (move)

Move data

Type Rock
Category   Physical
Power 50
Accuracy 90
PP 15  (max. 24)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Rock Throw deals damage with no additional effect.

Changes

In Generation 1, Rock Throw has 65% accuracy.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Rockium Z and uses its Z-Power, Rock Throw turns into Continental Crush and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Rock Throw
Japanese いわおとし (Iwa Otoshi)
German Steinwurf
French Jet-Pierres
Italian Sassata
Spanish Lanzarrocas

Game descriptions

Gold​/​Silver
Crystal
Drops rocks on the enemy.
Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Throws small rocks to strike the foe.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The foe is attacked with a shower of small, easily thrown rocks.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user picks up and throws a small rock at the foe to attack.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user picks up and throws a small rock at the target to attack.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user picks up and throws a small rock at the target to attack.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
L.G. Pikachu​/​L.G. Eevee
The user picks up and throws a small rock at the target to attack.
Sword​/​Shield The user picks up and throws a small rock at the target to attack.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Rock Throw 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 1
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Level 1
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Level 1
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Level 15
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Level 3
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Level 1
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Level 1
Lunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
Level 1
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Level 1
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Level 8
Timburr
#532 / Fighting
Level 8
Gurdurr
#533 / Fighting
Level 1
Conkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
Level 1
Rockruff
#744 / Rock
Level 12
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Level 12
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Level 12
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Level 12
Stonjourner
#874 / Rock
Level 1