Garchomp

Garchomp is a Dragon/Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Mach Pokémon.

Garchomp has a Mega Evolution, available from X & Y onwards.

Pokédex data

National № 445
Type Dragon Ground
Species Mach Pokémon
Height 6′03″ (1.9 m)
Weight 209.4 lbs (95.0 kg)
Abilities Sand Veil
Rough Skin (hidden ability)
Local № 111 (Diamond/Pearl)
111 (Platinum)
008 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
240 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
309 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
Japanese Gaburiasu

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 270
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Dragon, Monster
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 40 (base 10,240 steps)

Base stats

HP 108
326 420
Attack 130
238 394
Defense 95
175 317
Sp. Atk 80
148 284
Sp. Def 85
157 295
Speed 102
188 333
Total 600 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 Garchomp.

Pokédex data

National № 445
Type Dragon Ground
Species Mach Pokémon
Height 6′03″ (1.9 m)
Weight 209.4 lbs (95.0 kg)
Abilities Sand Force
Local № 111 (Diamond/Pearl)
111 (Platinum)
008 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
240 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
309 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
Japanese Gaburiasu

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 315
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Dragon, Monster
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 40 (base 10,240 steps)

Base stats

HP 108
326 420
Attack 170
310 482
Defense 115
211 361
Sp. Atk 120
220 372
Sp. Def 95
175 317
Speed 92
170 311
Total 700 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 Garchomp.

Evolution chart

(Level 24) (Level 48)

Name origin

gargoyle
grotesque carved ornament
chomp
bite down heavily

Garchomp changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond When it folds up its body and extends its wings, it looks like a jet plane. It flies at sonic speed.
Pearl It flies at speeds equal to a jet fighter plane. It never allows its prey to escape.
Platinum It is said that when one runs at high speed, its wings create blades of wind that can fell nearby trees.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Its body is covered in fine scales that reduce drag, enabling it to fly at high speeds.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It is said that when one runs at high speed, its wings create blades of wind that can fell nearby trees.
X
Omega Ruby
When it folds up its body and extends its wings, it looks like a jet plane. It flies at sonic speed.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It flies at speeds equal to a jet fighter plane. It never allows its prey to escape.
Sun It can fly at speeds rivaling jet planes. It dives into flocks of bird Pokémon and gulps the entire flock down whole.
Moon The protuberances on its head serve as sensors. It can even detect distant prey.
Ultra Sun It flies at the speed of sound while searching for prey, and it has midair battles with Salamence as the two compete for food.
Ultra Moon Its fine scales don’t just reduce wind resistance—their sharp edges also cause injury to any opponent who attacks it.

Moves learned by Garchomp

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CrunchDark 80 100
1Dragon RageDragon 100
1Dual ChopDragon 40 90
1Fire FangFire 65 95
1Sand AttackGround 100
1SandstormRock
1TackleNormal 40 100
3Sand AttackGround 100
7Dragon RageDragon 100
13SandstormRock
15Take DownNormal 90 85
19Sand TombGround 35 85
28SlashNormal 70 100
33Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
40DigGround 80 100
55Dragon RushDragon 100 75

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CrunchDark 80 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormal 85 100
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
Dragon BreathDragon 60 100
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Metal ClawSteel 50 95
Mud ShotGround 55 95
OutrageDragon 120 100
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
Sand TombGround 35 85
Scary FaceNormal 100
ThrashNormal 120 100
TwisterDragon 40 100

Move Tutor moves

Garchomp 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 Garchomp. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Dual ChopDragon 40 90 Evolution

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Garchomp 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
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CrunchDark 80 100
1Dragon RageDragon 100
1Dual ChopDragon 40 90
1Fire FangFire 65 95
1Sand AttackGround 100
1SandstormRock
1TackleNormal 40 100
3Sand AttackGround 100
7Dragon RageDragon 100
13SandstormRock
15Take DownNormal 90 85
19Sand TombGround 35 85
28SlashNormal 70 100
33Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
40DigGround 80 100
55Dragon RushDragon 100 75

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CrunchDark 80 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormal 85 100
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
Dragon BreathDragon 60 100
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Metal ClawSteel 50 95
Mud ShotGround 55 95
OutrageDragon 120 100
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
Sand TombGround 35 85
Scary FaceNormal 100
ThrashNormal 120 100
TwisterDragon 40 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Draco MeteorDragon 130 90

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Dual ChopDragon 40 90 Evolution

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Garchomp 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Garchomp sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Garchomp  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Garchomp  sprite from Black & White Garchomp  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Garchomp Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Garchomp Shiny sprite from Black & White Garchomp Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Garchomp

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Evolve Gible/Gabite
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Gible/Gabite
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Gible/Gabite