Dugtrio

Dugtrio is a Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Mole Pokémon.

Dugtrio artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 051
Type Ground
Species Mole Pokémon
Height 2′04″ (0.7 m)
Weight 73.4 lbs (33.3 kg)
Abilities Arena Trap
Sand Veil
Sand Force (hidden ability)
Local № 051 (Red/Blue)
133 (Gold/Silver)
051 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
135 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
002 (X/Y)
072 (Sun/Moon)
086 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
086 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
030 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
039 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
032 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
Japanese Dagutorio

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 50 (6.5% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base EXP 153
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 35
180 274
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 50
94 218
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 70
130 262
Speed 120
220 372
Total 425 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 Dugtrio.

Alolan Dugtrio artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 051
Type Ground Steel
Species Mole Pokémon
Height 2′04″ (0.7 m)
Weight 146.8 lbs (66.6 kg)
Abilities Sand Veil
Tangling Hair
Sand Force (hidden ability)
Local № 051 (Red/Blue)
133 (Gold/Silver)
051 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
135 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
002 (X/Y)
072 (Sun/Moon)
086 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
086 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
030 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
039 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
032 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 50 (6.5% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base EXP 153
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 35
180 274
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 60
112 240
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 70
130 262
Speed 110
202 350
Total 425 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 Dugtrio.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
A team of DIGLETT triplets. It triggers huge earthquakes by burrowing 60 miles underground.
Yellow A team of triplets that can burrow over 60 MPH. Due to this, some people think it's an earthquake.
Gold Its three heads bob separately up and down to loosen the soil nearby, making it easier for it to burrow.
Silver Extremely powerful, they can DIG through even the hardest ground to a depth of over 60 miles.
Crystal These DIGLETT triplets dig over 60 miles below sea level. No one knows what it's like underground.
Ruby
Sapphire
DUGTRIO are actually triplets that emerged from one body. As a result, each triplet thinks exactly like the other two triplets. They work cooperatively to burrow endlessly.
FireRed In battle, it digs through the ground and strikes the unsuspecting foe from an unexpected direction.
LeafGreen A team of DIGLETT triplets. It triggers huge earthquakes by burrowing 60 miles underground.
Emerald Because the triplets originally split from one body, they think exactly alike. They work cooperatively to burrow endlessly through the ground.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Its three heads move alternately, driving it through tough soil to depths of over 60 miles.
HeartGold Its three heads bob separately up and down to loosen the soil nearby, making it easier for it to burrow.
SoulSilver Extremely powerful, they can dig through even the hardest ground to a depth of over 60 miles.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Its three heads move alternately, driving it through tough soil to depths of over 60 miles.
X In battle, it digs through the ground and strikes the unsuspecting foe from an unexpected direction.
Y Extremely powerful, they can dig through even the hardest ground to a depth of over 60 miles.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Dugtrio are actually triplets that emerged from one body. As a result, each triplet thinks exactly like the other two triplets. They work cooperatively to burrow endlessly.
Sun This set of triplets moves cooperatively. It’s the power of teamwork that enables this Pokémon to dig to a depth of 60 miles.
Moon Despite the closeness between this Pokémon and farmers and other people, no one has ever seen the parts of it concealed underground.
Ultra Sun While the three of them normally get along splendidly, on rare occasions a huge fight will break out over which head gets to eat first.
Ultra Moon Dugtrio’s heads are sleek and smooth and incredibly hard. It can dig through any soil with its headbutts.

Evolution chart

(Level 26)
#050
Diglett
Alolan Diglett
Ground · Steel
(Level 26, in Alola)
#051
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
Ground · Steel

Name origin

dug
removed/excavated earth
trio
group of three things

Moves learned by Dugtrio

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1Night SlashDark 70 100
1RototillerGround
1Sand AttackGround 100
1Sand TombGround 35 85
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1Tri AttackNormal 80 100
4GrowlNormal 100
7AstonishGhost 30 100
10Mud-SlapGround 20 100
14MagnitudeGround 100
18BulldozeGround 60 100
22Sucker PunchDark 70 100
25Mud BombGround 65 85
30Earth PowerGround 90 100
35DigGround 80 100
41SlashNormal 70 100
47EarthquakeGround 100 100
53FissureGround
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1Metal ClawSteel 50 95
1Night SlashDark 70 100
1RototillerGround
1Sand AttackGround 100
1Sand TombGround 35 85
1Tri AttackNormal 80 100
4GrowlNormal 100
7AstonishGhost 30 100
10Mud-SlapGround 20 100
14MagnitudeGround 100
18BulldozeGround 60 100
22Sucker PunchDark 70 100
25Mud BombGround 65 85
30Earth PowerGround 90 100
35DigGround 80 100
41Iron HeadSteel 80 100
47EarthquakeGround 100 100
53FissureGround

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Sand TombGround 35 85

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
AstonishGhost 30 100
Beat UpDark 100
EndureNormal
Feint AttackDark 60
Final GambitFighting 100
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
MementoDark 100
Mud BombGround 65 85
PursuitDark 40 100
ReversalFighting 100
ScreechNormal 85
UproarNormal 90 100
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
Beat UpDark 100
EndureNormal
Feint AttackDark 60
Final GambitFighting 100
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
MementoDark 100
Metal SoundSteel 85
PursuitDark 40 100
ReversalFighting 100
ThrashNormal 120 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Earth PowerGround 90 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stealth RockRock
Stomping TantrumGround 75 100
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Earth PowerGround 90 100
Iron DefenseSteel
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stealth RockRock
Stomping TantrumGround 75 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal
TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Dugtrio 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Fury SwipesNormal 18 80 Generation 3 — Level up
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1Night SlashDark 70 100
1RototillerGround
1Sand AttackGround 100
1Sand TombGround 35 85
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1Tri AttackNormal 80 100
4GrowlNormal 100
7AstonishGhost 30 100
10Mud-SlapGround 20 100
14MagnitudeGround 100
18BulldozeGround 60 100
22Sucker PunchDark 70 100
25Mud BombGround 65 85
30Earth PowerGround 90 100
35DigGround 80 100
41SlashNormal 70 100
47EarthquakeGround 100 100
53FissureGround
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1Metal ClawSteel 50 95
1Night SlashDark 70 100
1RototillerGround
1Sand AttackGround 100
1Sand TombGround 35 85
1Tri AttackNormal 80 100
4GrowlNormal 100
7AstonishGhost 30 100
10Mud-SlapGround 20 100
14MagnitudeGround 100
18BulldozeGround 60 100
22Sucker PunchDark 70 100
25Mud BombGround 65 85
30Earth PowerGround 90 100
35DigGround 80 100
41Iron HeadSteel 80 100
47EarthquakeGround 100 100
53FissureGround

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Sand TombGround 35 85

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
AstonishGhost 30 100
Beat UpDark 100
EndureNormal
Feint AttackDark 60
Final GambitFighting 100
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
MementoDark 100
Mud BombGround 65 85
PursuitDark 40 100
ReversalFighting 100
ScreechNormal 85
UproarNormal 90 100
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
Beat UpDark 100
EndureNormal
Feint AttackDark 60
Final GambitFighting 100
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
MementoDark 100
Metal SoundSteel 85
PursuitDark 40 100
ReversalFighting 100
ThrashNormal 120 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal
TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Dugtrio 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Fury SwipesNormal 18 80 Generation 3 — Level up
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Dugtrio sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Dugtrio  sprite from Red & Blue Dugtrio  sprite from Silver Dugtrio  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Dugtrio  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Dugtrio  sprite from Black & White Dugtrio  sprite from X & Y Dugtrio  sprite from Sun & Moon
Shiny Dugtrio Shiny sprite from Silver Dugtrio Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Dugtrio Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Dugtrio Shiny sprite from Black & White Dugtrio Shiny sprite from X & Y Dugtrio Shiny sprite from Sun & Moon

Where to find Dugtrio

Red
Blue
Diglett's Cave
Yellow Route 11, Diglett's Cave
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Diglett's Cave
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Diglett's Cave
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 228
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Diglett's Cave
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 13
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Diglett
Sun
Moon
Haina Desert, Poni Coast, Vast Poni Canyon, Resolution Cave
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Lush Jungle, Haina Desert, Poni Coast, Vast Poni Canyon, Resolution Cave