Rock Tomb (move)

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Move data

Type Rock
Category Physical
Power 60
Accuracy 95
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 3

Technical/Hidden Machine

Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
TM39
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM39
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM39
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM39
Sun/Moon TM39

Effects

Rock Tomb deals damage and lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Stats can be lowered to a minimum of -6 stages each.

Changes

In Generations 3-5, Rock Tomb has base power 50, 80% accuracy and 10 PP.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Rockium Z and uses its Z-Power, Rock Tomb turns into Continental Crush and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Stops the foe from moving with rocks and cuts SPEED.
FireRed/LeafGreen Boulders are hurled at the foe. It also lowers the foe’s SPEED if it hits.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
Boulders are hurled at the foe. It also lowers the foe’s Speed by preventing its movement.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
Boulders are hurled at the target. It also lowers the target’s Speed by preventing its movement.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
Boulders are hurled at the target. This also lowers the target’s Speed stat by preventing its movement.
Sun/Moon Boulders are hurled at the target. This also lowers the target’s Speed stat by preventing its movement.

Learnt by level up

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

OnixOnix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Level 10
SudowoodoSudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Level 26
SteelixSteelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Level 10
AronAron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Level 13
LaironLairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Level 13
AggronAggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Level 13
BaltoyBaltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Level 13
ClaydolClaydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Level 13
RelicanthRelicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Level 15
BonslyBonsly
#438 / Rock
Level 26
Landorus (Incarnate Forme)Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Level 1
RockruffRockruff
#744 / Rock
Level 23
Lycanroc (Midday Form)Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Level 23
Lycanroc (Midnight Form)Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Level 23

Learnt by TM

CharmanderCharmander
#004 / Fire
CharmeleonCharmeleon
#005 / Fire
CharizardCharizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
SquirtleSquirtle
#007 / Water
WartortleWartortle
#008 / Water
BlastoiseBlastoise
#009 / Water
EkansEkans
#023 / Poison
ArbokArbok
#024 / Poison
SandshrewSandshrew
#027 / Ground
SandslashSandslash
#028 / Ground
NidoqueenNidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
NidokingNidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
DiglettDiglett
#050 / Ground
Alolan DiglettDiglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
DugtrioDugtrio
#051 / Ground
Alolan DugtrioDugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
MankeyMankey
#056 / Fighting
PrimeapePrimeape
#057 / Fighting
PoliwrathPoliwrath
#062 / Water · Fighting
MachopMachop
#066 / Fighting
MachokeMachoke
#067 / Fighting
MachampMachamp
#068 / Fighting
GeodudeGeodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Alolan GeodudeGeodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
GravelerGraveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Alolan GravelerGraveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
GolemGolem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Alolan GolemGolem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
GrimerGrimer
#088 / Poison
Alolan GrimerGrimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
MukMuk
#089 / Poison
Alolan MukMuk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
OnixOnix
#095 / Rock · Ground
KrabbyKrabby
#098 / Water
KinglerKingler
#099 / Water
CuboneCubone
#104 / Ground
MarowakMarowak
#105 / Ground
Alolan MarowakMarowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
HitmonleeHitmonlee
#106 / Fighting
HitmonchanHitmonchan
#107 / Fighting
LickitungLickitung
#108 / Normal
RhyhornRhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
RhydonRhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
ChanseyChansey
#113 / Normal
KangaskhanKangaskhan
#115 / Normal
PinsirPinsir
#127 / Bug
TaurosTauros
#128 / Normal
OmanyteOmanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
OmastarOmastar
#139 / Rock · Water
KabutoKabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
KabutopsKabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
AerodactylAerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
SnorlaxSnorlax
#143 / Normal
DragoniteDragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
TyphlosionTyphlosion
#157 / Fire
TotodileTotodile
#158 / Water
CroconawCroconaw
#159 / Water
FeraligatrFeraligatr
#160 / Water
SudowoodoSudowoodo
#185 / Rock
QuagsireQuagsire
#195 / Water · Ground
PinecoPineco
#204 / Bug
ForretressForretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
DunsparceDunsparce
#206 / Normal
GligarGligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
SteelixSteelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
GranbullGranbull
#210 / Fairy
ShuckleShuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
HeracrossHeracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
TeddiursaTeddiursa
#216 / Normal
UrsaringUrsaring
#217 / Normal
SlugmaSlugma
#218 / Fire
MagcargoMagcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
SwinubSwinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
PiloswinePiloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
CorsolaCorsola
#222 / Water · Rock
MantineMantine
#226 / Water · Flying
SkarmorySkarmory
#227 / Steel · Flying
PhanpyPhanpy
#231 / Ground
DonphanDonphan
#232 / Ground
MiltankMiltank
#241 / Normal
BlisseyBlissey
#242 / Normal
LarvitarLarvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
PupitarPupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
TreeckoTreecko
#252 / Grass
GrovyleGrovyle
#253 / Grass
SceptileSceptile
#254 / Grass
TorchicTorchic
#255 / Fire
CombuskenCombusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
BlazikenBlaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
MudkipMudkip
#258 / Water
MarshtompMarshtomp
#259 / Water · Ground
SwampertSwampert
#260 / Water · Ground
NuzleafNuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
ShiftryShiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
BreloomBreloom
#286 / Grass · Fighting
SlakothSlakoth
#287 / Normal
VigorothVigoroth
#288 / Normal
SlakingSlaking
#289 / Normal
LoudredLoudred
#294 / Normal
ExploudExploud
#295 / Normal
MakuhitaMakuhita
#296 / Fighting
HariyamaHariyama
#297 / Fighting
NosepassNosepass
#299 / Rock
SableyeSableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
MawileMawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
AronAron
#304 / Steel · Rock
LaironLairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
AggronAggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
MedititeMeditite
#307 / Fighting · Psychic
MedichamMedicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
SharpedoSharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
WailmerWailmer
#320 / Water
WailordWailord
#321 / Water
NumelNumel
#322 / Fire · Ground
CameruptCamerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
TorkoalTorkoal
#324 / Fire
SpindaSpinda
#327 / Normal
TrapinchTrapinch
#328 / Ground
VibravaVibrava
#329 / Ground · Dragon
FlygonFlygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
LunatoneLunatone
#337 / Rock · Psychic
SolrockSolrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
BarboachBarboach
#339 / Water · Ground
WhiscashWhiscash
#340 / Water · Ground
CorphishCorphish
#341 / Water
CrawdauntCrawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
BaltoyBaltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
ClaydolClaydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
LileepLileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
CradilyCradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
AnorithAnorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
ArmaldoArmaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
KecleonKecleon
#352 / Normal
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
SphealSpheal
#363 / Ice · Water
SealeoSealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
WalreinWalrein
#365 / Ice · Water
HuntailHuntail
#367 / Water
RelicanthRelicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
BagonBagon
#371 / Dragon
ShelgonShelgon
#372 / Dragon
SalamenceSalamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
MetangMetang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
MetagrossMetagross
#376 / Steel · Psychic
RegirockRegirock
#377 / Rock
RegiceRegice
#378 / Ice
RegisteelRegisteel
#379 / Steel
KyogreKyogre
#382 / Water
GroudonGroudon
#383 / Ground
RayquazaRayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Deoxys (Normal Forme)Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Attack Forme)Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Defense Forme)Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys (Speed Forme)Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
TorterraTorterra
#389 / Grass · Ground
MonfernoMonferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
InfernapeInfernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
PiplupPiplup
#393 / Water
PrinplupPrinplup
#394 / Water
EmpoleonEmpoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
CranidosCranidos
#408 / Rock
RampardosRampardos
#409 / Rock
ShieldonShieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
BastiodonBastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Wormadam (Sandy Cloak)Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
BuizelBuizel
#418 / Water
FloatzelFloatzel
#419 / Water
GastrodonGastrodon
#423 / Water · Ground
BronzorBronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
BronzongBronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
BonslyBonsly
#438 / Rock
SpiritombSpiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
GibleGible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
GabiteGabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
GarchompGarchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
MunchlaxMunchlax
#446 / Normal
RioluRiolu
#447 / Fighting
LucarioLucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
HippopotasHippopotas
#449 / Ground
HippowdonHippowdon
#450 / Ground
SkorupiSkorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
DrapionDrapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
CroagunkCroagunk
#453 / Poison · Fighting
ToxicroakToxicroak
#454 / Poison · Fighting
AbomasnowAbomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
LickilickyLickilicky
#463 / Normal
RhyperiorRhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
TangrowthTangrowth
#465 / Grass
ElectivireElectivire
#466 / Electric
MagmortarMagmortar
#467 / Fire
GliscorGliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
MamoswineMamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
GalladeGallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
ProbopassProbopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
DialgaDialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
PalkiaPalkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
RegigigasRegigigas
#486 / Normal
DarkraiDarkrai
#491 / Dark
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
TepigTepig
#498 / Fire
PignitePignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
EmboarEmboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
LillipupLillipup
#506 / Normal
HerdierHerdier
#507 / Normal
StoutlandStoutland
#508 / Normal
PansagePansage
#511 / Grass
SimisageSimisage
#512 / Grass
PansearPansear
#513 / Fire
SimisearSimisear
#514 / Fire
PanpourPanpour
#515 / Water
SimipourSimipour
#516 / Water
MunnaMunna
#517 / Psychic
MusharnaMusharna
#518 / Psychic
RoggenrolaRoggenrola
#524 / Rock
BoldoreBoldore
#525 / Rock
GigalithGigalith
#526 / Rock
DrilburDrilbur
#529 / Ground
ExcadrillExcadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
TimburrTimburr
#532 / Fighting
GurdurrGurdurr
#533 / Fighting
ConkeldurrConkeldurr
#534 / Fighting
SeismitoadSeismitoad
#537 / Water · Ground
ThrohThroh
#538 / Fighting
SawkSawk
#539 / Fighting
ScolipedeScolipede
#545 / Bug · Poison
SandileSandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
KrokorokKrokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
KrookodileKrookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
DarumakaDarumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan (Standard Mode)Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
DwebbleDwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
CrustleCrustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
ScraggyScraggy
#559 / Dark · Fighting
ScraftyScrafty
#560 / Dark · Fighting
TirtougaTirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
CarracostaCarracosta
#565 / Water · Rock
ArchenArchen
#566 / Rock · Flying
ArcheopsArcheops
#567 / Rock · Flying
GothitaGothita
#574 / Psychic
GothoritaGothorita
#575 / Psychic
GothitelleGothitelle
#576 / Psychic
SolosisSolosis
#577 / Psychic
DuosionDuosion
#578 / Psychic
ReuniclusReuniclus
#579 / Psychic
EelektrossEelektross
#604 / Electric
ElgyemElgyem
#605 / Psychic
BeheeyemBeheeyem
#606 / Psychic
AxewAxew
#610 / Dragon
FraxureFraxure
#611 / Dragon
HaxorusHaxorus
#612 / Dragon
CubchooCubchoo
#613 / Ice
BearticBeartic
#614 / Ice
StunfiskStunfisk
#618 / Ground · Electric
MienfooMienfoo
#619 / Fighting
MienshaoMienshao
#620 / Fighting
DruddigonDruddigon
#621 / Dragon
GolettGolett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
GolurkGolurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
PawniardPawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
BisharpBisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
BouffalantBouffalant
#626 / Normal
RuffletRufflet
#627 / Normal · Flying
BraviaryBraviary
#628 / Normal · Flying
VullabyVullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
MandibuzzMandibuzz
#630 / Dark · Flying
HeatmorHeatmor
#631 / Fire
DurantDurant
#632 / Bug · Steel
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
TerrakionTerrakion
#639 / Rock · Fighting
ReshiramReshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
ZekromZekrom
#644 / Dragon · Electric
Landorus (Incarnate Forme)Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
KyuremKyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (Black Kyurem)Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem (White Kyurem)Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
ChespinChespin
#650 / Grass
QuilladinQuilladin
#651 / Grass
ChesnaughtChesnaught
#652 / Grass · Fighting
FroakieFroakie
#656 / Water
FrogadierFrogadier
#657 / Water
GreninjaGreninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Greninja (Ash-Greninja)Greninja
Ash-Greninja
#658 / Water · Dark
BunnelbyBunnelby
#659 / Normal
DiggersbyDiggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
PanchamPancham
#674 / Fighting
PangoroPangoro
#675 / Fighting · Dark
BinacleBinacle
#688 / Rock · Water
BarbaracleBarbaracle
#689 / Rock · Water
HelioptileHelioptile
#694 / Electric · Normal
HelioliskHeliolisk
#695 / Electric · Normal
TyruntTyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
TyrantrumTyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
AmauraAmaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
AurorusAurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
HawluchaHawlucha
#701 / Fighting · Flying
CarbinkCarbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
BergmiteBergmite
#712 / Ice
AvaluggAvalugg
#713 / Ice
DiancieDiancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
YungoosYungoos
#734 / Normal
GumshoosGumshoos
#735 / Normal
CrabrawlerCrabrawler
#739 / Fighting
CrabominableCrabominable
#740 / Fighting · Ice
RockruffRockruff
#744 / Rock
Lycanroc (Midday Form)Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc (Midnight Form)Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
MudbrayMudbray
#749 / Ground
MudsdaleMudsdale
#750 / Ground
StuffulStufful
#759 / Normal · Fighting
BewearBewear
#760 / Normal · Fighting
PassimianPassimian
#766 / Fighting
GolisopodGolisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
SandygastSandygast
#769 / Ghost · Ground
PalossandPalossand
#770 / Ghost · Ground
Minior (Meteor Form)Minior
Meteor Form
#774 / Rock · Flying
TurtonatorTurtonator
#776 / Fire · Dragon
Jangmo-oJangmo-o
#782 / Dragon
Hakamo-oHakamo-o
#783 / Dragon · Fighting
Kommo-oKommo-o
#784 / Dragon · Fighting
Tapu BuluTapu Bulu
#787 / Grass · Fairy
SolgaleoSolgaleo
#791 / Psychic · Steel
BuzzwoleBuzzwole
#794 / Bug · Fighting
GuzzlordGuzzlord
#799 / Dark · Dragon
NecrozmaNecrozma
#800 / Psychic
MarshadowMarshadow
#802 / Fighting · Ghost

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Rock Tomb as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

RoggenrolaRoggenrola
#524 / Rock
Mineral
BoldoreBoldore
#525 / Rock
Mineral
GigalithGigalith
#526 / Rock
Mineral