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

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

Diglett
Alolan Diglett
#050 / Ground · Steel
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Geodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
Graveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Golem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
Grimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
Muk
#089 / Poison
Muk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Pinsir
#127 / Bug
Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Pineco
#204 / Bug
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Swinub
#220 / Ice · Ground
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
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
Regice
#378 / Ice
Deoxys
Normal Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Attack Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Defense Forme
#386 / Psychic
Deoxys
Speed Forme
#386 / Psychic
Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
#413 / Bug · Ground
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Skorupi
#451 / Poison · Bug
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Axew
#610 / Dragon
Cubchoo
#613 / Ice
Beartic
#614 / Ice
Bisharp
#625 / Dark · Steel
Durant
#632 / Bug · Steel
Landorus
Incarnate Forme
#645 / Ground · Flying
Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
Black Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Kyurem
White Kyurem
#646 / Dragon · Ice
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Carbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Avalugg
#713 / Ice
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Rockruff
Own Tempo Rockruff
#744 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Minior
Meteor Form
#774 / Rock · Flying

Learnt by breeding

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