Drednaw is a Water/Rock type Pokémon introduced in Generation 8. It is known as the Bite Pokémon.

Drednaw is known to be extremely vicious. Its fangs are strong and sharp enough to bite through rock and iron. Though Drednaw has an extremely heavy rock shell, its well-developed muscles allow it to move quickly.

Drednaw artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 834
Type Water Rock
Species Bite Pokémon
Height 1.0 m (3′03″)
Weight 115.5 kg (254.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Strong Jaw
2. Shell Armor
Swift Swim (hidden ability)
Local № 043 (Sword/Shield)


EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate
Base Friendship
Base Exp.
Growth Rate Medium Fast


Egg Groups Monster, Water 1
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 90
290 384
Attack 115
211 361
Defense 90
166 306
Sp. Atk 48
90 214
Sp. Def 68
126 258
Speed 74
137 271
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 Drednaw.

Evolution chart

(Level 22)

Pokédex entries


Sword With jaws that can shear through steel rods, this highly aggressive Pokémon chomps down on its unfortunate prey.
Shield This Pokémon rapidly extends its retractable neck to sink its sharp fangs into distant enemies and take them down.


Sword It responded to Gigantamax energy by becoming bipedal. First it comes crashing down on foes, and then it finishes them off with its massive jaws.
Shield In the Galar region, there’s a tale about this Pokémon chewing up a mountain and using the rubble to stop a flood.

Moves learned by Drednaw

Moves learnt by level up

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

1BiteDark 60 100
1CrunchDark 80 100
1Razor ShellWater 75 95
1Rock PolishRock
1Rock TombRock 60 95
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Water GunWater 40 100
21HeadbuttNormal 70 100
30CounterFighting 100
39Jaw LockDark 80 100
48LiquidationWater 85 100
57Body SlamNormal 85 100
66Head SmashRock 150 80

Moves learnt on evolution

Drednaw learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sword & Shield (regardless of level).

Rock TombRock 60 95

Egg moves

Drednaw does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Drednaw sprites

Where to find Drednaw

Name origin

a battleship
to bite or chew