Crustle

Crustle is a Bug/Rock type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Stone Home Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 558
Type Bug Rock
Species Stone Home Pokémon
Height 1.4 m (4′07″)
Weight 200.0 kg (440.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Sturdy
2. Shell Armor
Weak Armor (hidden ability)
Local № 064 (Black/White)
116 (Black 2/White 2)
024 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
087 (Sword/Shield)
123 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 170
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug, Mineral
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 70
250 344
Attack 105
193 339
Defense 125
229 383
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 75
139 273
Speed 45
85 207
Total 485 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 Crustle.

Evolution chart

#557
Dwebble
Bug · Rock
(Level 34)
#558
Crustle
Bug · Rock

Crustle changes

Pokédex entries

Black Competing for territory, Crustle fight viciously. The one whose boulder is broken is the loser of the battle.
White It possesses legs of enormous strength, enabling it to carry heavy slabs for many days, even when crossing arid land.
Black 2
White 2
When its boulder is broken in battles for territory, it feels unsure and begins to weaken.
X
Omega Ruby
It possesses legs of enormous strength, enabling it to carry heavy slabs for many days, even when crossing arid land.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Competing for territory, Crustle fight viciously. The one whose boulder is broken is the loser of the battle.
Sword This highly territorial Pokémon prefers dry climates. It won’t come out of its boulder on rainy days.
Shield Its thick claws are its greatest weapons. They’re mighty enough to crack Rhyperior’s carapace.

Moves learned by Crustle

Moves learnt by level up

Crustle learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1Smack DownRockPhysical 50 100
1WithdrawWaterStatus
12Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
16FlailNormalPhysical 100
20SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
24Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
28Stealth RockRockStatus
32Rock BlastRockPhysical 25 90
38X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
44Rock PolishRockStatus
50Shell SmashNormalStatus
56Rock WreckerRockPhysical 150 90

Egg moves

Crustle learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Crustle egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BlockNormalStatus
CounterFightingPhysical 100
CurseGhostStatus
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
Wide GuardRockStatus

Move Tutor moves

Crustle can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Meteor BeamRockSpecial 120 90
Skitter SmackBugPhysical 70 90

Moves learnt by TM

Crustle is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Crustle is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Rock BlastRockPhysical 25 90
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1Shell SmashNormalStatus
1WithdrawWaterStatus
5Rock BlastRockPhysical 25 90
7WithdrawWaterStatus
11Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
13Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
17Smack DownRockPhysical 50 100
19Rock PolishRockStatus
23Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
24Stealth RockRockStatus
29Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
31SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
38X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
43Shell SmashNormalStatus
50FlailNormalPhysical 100
55Rock WreckerRockPhysical 150 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BlockNormalStatus
CounterFightingPhysical 100
CurseGhostStatus
EndureNormalStatus
Iron DefenseSteelStatus
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
RototillerGroundStatus
Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85
SpikesGroundStatus
Wide GuardRockStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BlockNormalStatus
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Iron DefenseSteelStatus
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stealth RockRockStatus
Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical 75 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Crustle 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
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Crustle sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Crustle  sprite from Black & White Crustle  sprite from X & Y Crustle  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Crustle Shiny sprite from Black & White Crustle Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Crustle

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Route 18
X
Y
Evolve Dwebble
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Mirage Spots
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ultra Space Wilds
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Axew's Eye

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Crustle
Japanese イワパレス (Iwapalace)
German Castellith
French Crabaraque

Name origin

crust
solid layer of the Earth
castle
large fortress