Diggersby

Diggersby is a Normal/Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6. It is known as the Digging Pokémon.

Diggersby evolves from Bunnelby at level 20.

Pokédex data

National № 660
Type Normal Ground
Species Digging Pokémon
Height 1.0 m (3′03″)
Weight 42.4 kg (93.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pickup
2. Cheek Pouch
Huge Power (hidden ability)
Local № 011 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
049 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 HP
Catch rate 127 (16.6% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 148
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 85
280 374
Attack 56
105 232
Defense 77
143 278
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 77
143 278
Speed 78
144 280
Total 423 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 Diggersby.

Evolution chart

(Level 20)

Diggersby changes

Pokédex entries

X
Omega Ruby
With their powerful ears, they can heft boulders of a ton or more with ease. They can be a big help at construction sites.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
As powerful as an excavator, its ears can reduce dense bedrock to rubble. When it’s finished digging, it lounges lazily.
Sword With power equal to an excavator, it can dig through dense bedrock. It’s a huge help during tunnel construction.
Shield The fur on its belly retains heat exceptionally well. People used to make heavy winter clothing from fur shed by this Pokémon.

Moves learned by Diggersby

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Laser FocusNormalStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
9Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
12Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
15FlailNormalPhysical 100
18Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
23BulldozeGroundPhysical 60 100
28DigGroundPhysical 80 100
33BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
38Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
43Swords DanceNormalStatus
48EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
53Super FangNormalPhysical 90
58Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 100 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Defense CurlNormalStatus
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Scorching SandsGroundSpecial 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AgilityPsychicStatus
1BulldozeGroundPhysical 60 100
1Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 100 90
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1RototillerGroundStatus
1Swords DanceNormalStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
7Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
13Double SlapNormalPhysical 15 85
13Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
15Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
18Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
21Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
27Odor SleuthNormalStatus
32FlailNormalPhysical 100
37DigGroundPhysical 80 100
43BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
48Super FangNormalPhysical 90
54FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
57EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
60Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 100 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Defense CurlNormalStatus
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
SpikesGroundStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Diggersby 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
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 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

Diggersby sprites

Type Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Diggersby  sprite from X & Y Diggersby  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Diggersby Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Diggersby

X
Y
Route 22
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Axew's Eye, Bridge Field, Giant's Cap, Giant's Mirror, Giant's Seat, North Lake Miloch
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Diggersby
Japanese ホルード (Horudo)
German Grebbit
French Excavarenne

Name origin

digger
one who excavates earth
bunny
slang for rabbit, a small mammal with long ears