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 1.6 m (5′03″)
Weight 90.0 kg (198.4 lbs)
Abilities 1. 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 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 265
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 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)

Chesnaught changes

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 Scarlet & Violet at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 100 90
1RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Vine WhipGrassPhysical 45 100
11BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
15Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
19Pin MissileBugPhysical 25 95
29Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
35Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
41Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
48Bulk UpFightingStatus
54Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
60Pain SplitNormalStatus
66Wood HammerGrassPhysical 120 100
78Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Spiky ShieldGrassStatus

Egg moves

Chesnaught learns the following moves via breeding or picnics in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Chesnaught gen 9 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Belly DrumNormalStatus
CurseGhostStatus
Quick GuardFightingStatus
SpikesGroundStatus
Super FangNormalPhysical 90
SynthesisGrassStatus
Wide GuardRockStatus

Moves learnt by TM

Chesnaught is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
05Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
06Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
07ProtectNormalStatus
12Low KickFightingPhysical 100
20TrailblazeGrassPhysical 50 100
25FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
27Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
28BulldozeGroundPhysical 60 100
31Metal ClawSteelPhysical 50 95
32SwiftNormalSpecial 60
33Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
35Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
36Rock TombRockPhysical 60 95
39Low SweepFightingPhysical 65 100
43FlingDarkPhysical 100
47EndureNormalStatus
49Sunny DayFireStatus
50Rain DanceWaterStatus
55DigGroundPhysical 80 100
56Bullet SeedGrassPhysical 25 100
58Brick BreakFightingPhysical 75 100
59Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90
61Shadow ClawGhostPhysical 70 100
64Bulk UpFightingStatus
66Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
68Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
70Sleep TalkNormalStatus
71Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
73Drain PunchFightingPhysical 75 100
74ReflectPsychicStatus
78Dragon ClawDragonPhysical 80 100
81Grass KnotGrassSpecial 100
83Poison JabPoisonPhysical 80 100
84Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical 75 100
85RestPsychicStatus
86Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
87TauntDarkStatus 100
88Swords DanceNormalStatus
89Body PressFightingPhysical 80 100
90SpikesGroundStatus
99Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100
103SubstituteNormalStatus
104Iron DefenseSteelStatus
108CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
111Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
119Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
130Helping HandNormalStatus
134ReversalFightingPhysical 100
137Grassy TerrainGrassStatus
146Grass PledgeGrassSpecial 80 100
149EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
150Stone EdgeRockPhysical 100 80
152Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90
155Frenzy PlantGrassSpecial 150 90
158Focus BlastFightingSpecial 120 70
159Leaf StormGrassSpecial 130 90
163Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
167Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
168Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100
171Tera BlastNormalSpecial 80 100

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 DrumNormalStatus
1FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 100 90
1Needle ArmGrassPhysical 60 100
1RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
1Spiky ShieldGrassStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Vine WhipGrassPhysical 45 100
5Vine WhipGrassPhysical 45 100
8RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
11BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
15Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
19Pin MissileBugPhysical 25 95
29Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
35Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
41Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
48Bulk UpFightingStatus
54Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
60Pain SplitNormalStatus
66Wood HammerGrassPhysical 120 100
72Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 100 90
78Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 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 ShieldGrassStatus

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 gen 7 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Belly DrumNormalStatus
CurseGhostStatus
Defense CurlNormalStatus
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100
Quick GuardFightingStatus
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
SpikesGroundStatus
SynthesisGrassStatus

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 ArmGrassPhysical 60 100 Evolution

Moves learnt by TM

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

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
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Chesnaught sprites

Type Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Chesnaught  sprite from X & Y Chesnaught  sprite from Scarlet & Violet
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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Legends: Arceus
Not available in this game
Scarlet
Violet
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian 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