Rock Tomb (move)

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
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM39
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM39
Sword​/​Shield TM48

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 Pokémon.

Other languages

English Rock Tomb
Japanese がんせきふうじ (Ganseki Fūji)
German Felsgrab
French Tomberoche
Italian Rocciotomba
Spanish Tumba Rocas

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
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra 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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Level 10
Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Level 26
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Level 10
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Level 13
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Level 13
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Level 13
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Level 13
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Level 13
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Level 15
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Level 26
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Level 1
Rockruff
#744 / Rock
Level 23
Rockruff
Own Tempo Rockruff
#744 / Rock
Level 23
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Level 23
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Level 23
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Level 23

Learnt by TM

Ekans
#023 / Poison
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Geodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Graveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Golem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Grimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Muk
#089 / Poison
Muk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
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
Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Kabutops
#141 / Rock · Water
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Pineco
#204 / Bug
Forretress
#205 / Bug · Steel
Gligar
#207 / Ground · Flying
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Piloswine
#221 / Ice · Ground
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Mantine
#226 / Water · Flying
Phanpy
#231 / Ground
Larvitar
#246 / Rock · Ground
Pupitar
#247 / Rock · Ground
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Treecko
#252 / Grass
Grovyle
#253 / Grass
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Mudkip
#258 / Water
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Nosepass
#299 / Rock
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Wailord
#321 / Water
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Spinda
#327 / Normal
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Absol
#359 / Dark
Spheal
#363 / Ice · Water
Sealeo
#364 / Ice · Water
Walrein
#365 / Ice · Water
Huntail
#367 / Water
Relicanth
#369 / Water · Rock
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Metang
#375 / Steel · Psychic
Regirock
#377 / Rock
Regice
#378 / Ice
Kyogre
#382 / Water
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Piplup
#393 / Water
Empoleon
#395 / Water · Steel
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Shieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Buizel
#418 / Water
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Abomasnow
#460 / Grass · Ice
Mamoswine
#473 / Ice · Ground
Probopass
#476 / Rock · Steel
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Darkrai
#491 / Dark
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Pansage
#511 / Grass
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Panpour
#515 / Water
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
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Tirtouga
#564 / Water · Rock
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Archeops
#567 / Rock · Flying
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Pawniard
#624 / Dark · Steel
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Vullaby
#629 / Dark · Flying
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Chespin
#650 / Grass
Froakie
#656 / Water
Greninja
#658 / Water · Dark
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Carbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Bergmite
#712 / Ice
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Rockruff
#744 / Rock
Rockruff
Own Tempo Rockruff
#744 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Golisopod
#768 / Bug · Water
Minior
Meteor Form
#774 / Rock · Flying
Guzzlord
#799 / Dark · Dragon
Stakataka
#805 / Rock · Steel

Learnt by breeding

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