Chesnaught

Chesnaught is a Grass/Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6. It is known as the Spiny Armor Pokémon.

Chesnaught evolves from Quilladin at level 36.

Pokédex data

National № 652
Type Grass Fighting
Species Spiny Armor Pokémon
Height 5′03″ (1.6 m)
Weight 198.4 lbs (90.0 kg)
Abilities Overgrow
Bulletproof (hidden ability)
Local № 003 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 3 Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 239
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 88
286 380
Attack 107
197 344
Defense 122
224 377
Sp. Atk 74
137 271
Sp. Def 75
139 273
Speed 64
119 249
Total 530 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Chesnaught.

Evolution chart

(Level 16) (Level 36)

Pokédex entries

X
Omega Ruby
Its Tackle is forceful enough to flip a 50-ton tank. It shields its allies from danger with its own body.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
When it takes a defensive posture with its fists guarding its face, it could withstand a bomb blast.

Moves learned by Chesnaught

Moves learnt by level up

Chesnaught learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Belly DrumNormal
1FeintNormal 30 100
1GrowlNormal 100
1Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
1Needle ArmGrass 60 100
1RolloutRock 30 90
1Spiky ShieldGrass
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Vine WhipGrass 45 100
5Vine WhipGrass 45 100
8RolloutRock 30 90
11BiteDark 60 100
15Leech SeedGrass 90
19Pin MissileBug 25 95
29Take DownNormal 90 85
35Seed BombGrass 80 100
41Mud ShotGround 55 95
48Bulk UpFighting
54Body SlamNormal 85 100
60Pain SplitNormal
66Wood HammerGrass 120 100
72Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
78Giga ImpactNormal 150 90

Moves learnt on evolution

Chesnaught learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Spiky ShieldGrass

Egg moves

Chesnaught learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Chesnaught egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Belly DrumNormal
CurseGhost
Defense CurlNormal
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100
Quick GuardFighting
RolloutRock 30 90
SpikesGround
SynthesisGrass

Move Tutor moves

Chesnaught can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Chesnaught. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Needle ArmGrass 60 100 Evolution

Moves learnt by TM

Chesnaught is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
74Gyro BallSteel 100
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Chesnaught can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Chesnaught learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Belly DrumNormal
1FeintNormal 30 100
1GrowlNormal 100
1Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
1Needle ArmGrass 60 100
1RolloutRock 30 90
1Spiky ShieldGrass
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Vine WhipGrass 45 100
5Vine WhipGrass 45 100
8RolloutRock 30 90
11BiteDark 60 100
15Leech SeedGrass 90
19Pin MissileBug 25 95
29Take DownNormal 90 85
35Seed BombGrass 80 100
41Mud ShotGround 55 95
48Bulk UpFighting
54Body SlamNormal 85 100
60Pain SplitNormal
66Wood HammerGrass 120 100
72Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
78Giga ImpactNormal 150 90

Moves learnt on evolution

Chesnaught learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Spiky ShieldGrass

Egg moves

Chesnaught learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Chesnaught egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Belly DrumNormal
CurseGhost
Defense CurlNormal
Quick GuardFighting
RolloutRock 30 90
SpikesGround
SynthesisGrass

Move Tutor moves

Chesnaught can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sun & Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Frenzy PlantGrass 150 90
Grass PledgeGrass 80 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Sun & Moon by a previous evolution of Chesnaught. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Needle ArmGrass 60 100 Evolution

Moves learnt by TM

Chesnaught is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
74Gyro BallSteel 100
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Chesnaught can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Chesnaught sprites

Type Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Chesnaught  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Chesnaught Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Chesnaught

X
Y
Evolve Chespin/Quilladin
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Exeggutor Island

Other languages

English Chesnaught
Japanese ブリガロン (Brigarron)
German Brigaron
French Blindépique

Name origin

chestnut
edible nut in a spiky shell
juggernaught
large, destructive force