Rock Tomb (move)

Move data

Type Rock
Category   Physical
Power 60
Accuracy 95
PP 15  (max. 24)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 3

Machine/Record

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.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Sudowoodo
#185 / Rock
Level 20
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Level 9
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Level 9
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Level 20
Rockruff
#744 / Rock
Level 24
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Level 24
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Level 24
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Level 24
Drednaw
#834 / Water · Rock
Level 1
Stonjourner
#874 / Rock
Level 12

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
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Sharpedo
#319 / Water · Dark
Wailmer
#320 / Water
Wailord
#321 / Water
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Crawdaunt
#342 / Water · Dark
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
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
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Stunfisk
Galarian Stunfisk
#618 / Ground · Steel
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
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
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
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