Gigalith

Gigalith is a Rock type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Compressed Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 526
Type Rock
Species Compressed Pokémon
Height 1.7 m (5′07″)
Weight 260.0 kg (573.2 lbs)
Abilities 1. Sturdy
2. Sand Stream
Sand Force (hidden ability)
Local № 032 (Black/White)
070 (Black 2/White 2)
122 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
100 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
122 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
170 (Sword/Shield)
156 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 232
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 85
280 374
Attack 135
247 405
Defense 130
238 394
Sp. Atk 60
112 240
Sp. Def 80
148 284
Speed 25
49 163
Total 515 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 Gigalith.

Evolution chart

(Level 25) (Trade)

Gigalith changes

Pokédex entries

Black Compressing the energy from its internal core lets it fire off an attack capable of blowing away a mountain.
White The solar energy absorbed by its body’s orange crystals is magnified internally and fired from its mouth.
Black 2
White 2
The solar rays it absorbs are processed in its energy core and fired as a ball of light.
X
Omega Ruby
The solar rays it absorbs are processed in its energy core and fired as a ball of light.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Compressing the energy from its internal core lets it fire off an attack capable of blowing away a mountain.
Sun The blasts of energy it makes from sunbeams have terrifying power. However, it’s not able to fire its blasts at night or on rainy days.
Moon Known for its hefty horsepower, this Pokémon is a popular partner for construction workers.
Ultra Sun When it fires off energy with all its might, the power creates countless fissures on its body.
Ultra Moon It absorbs rays of sunlight and shoots out energy. It’s usually lurking deep beneath the surface.
Sword This hardy Pokémon can often be found on construction sites and in mines, working alongside people and Copperajah.
Shield Although its energy blasts can blow away a dump truck, they have a limitation— they can only be fired when the sun is out.

Moves learned by Gigalith

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HardenNormalStatus
1Power GemRockSpecial 80 100
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1Stealth RockRockStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
12Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
16Smack DownRockPhysical 50 100
20Iron DefenseSteelStatus
24HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
30Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
36Rock BlastRockPhysical 25 90
42SandstormRockStatus
48Stone EdgeRockPhysical 100 80
54ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AutotomizeSteelStatus
CurseGhostStatus
GravityPsychicStatus
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
Wide GuardRockStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Meteor BeamRockSpecial 120 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HardenNormalStatus
1HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
1Power GemRockSpecial 80 100
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
4HardenNormalStatus
7Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
10HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
14Rock BlastRockPhysical 25 90
17Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
20Iron DefenseSteelStatus
23Smack DownRockPhysical 50 100
30Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
36Stealth RockRockStatus
42SandstormRockStatus
48Stone EdgeRockPhysical 100 80
55ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AutotomizeSteelStatus
CurseGhostStatus
GravityPsychicStatus
Heavy SlamSteelPhysical 100
Lock-OnNormalStatus
MagnitudeGroundPhysical 100
Rock TombRockPhysical 60 95
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
Wide GuardRockStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BlockNormalStatus
Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
GravityPsychicStatus
Iron DefenseSteelStatus
Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100
Laser FocusNormalStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stealth RockRockStatus
Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical 75 100
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
Throat ChopDarkPhysical 80 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Power GemRockSpecial 80 100 Evolution

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Gigalith 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
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Gigalith sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Gigalith  sprite from Black & White Gigalith  sprite from X & Y Gigalith  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Gigalith  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Gigalith Shiny sprite from Black & White Gigalith Shiny sprite from X & Y Gigalith Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Gigalith

Black
White
Evolve Roggenrola/Boldore
Black 2
White 2
Route 7
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Roggenrola/Boldore
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Roggenrola/Boldore
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Evolve Roggenrola/Boldore

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Gigalith
Japanese ギガイアス (Gigaiath)
German Brockoloss
French Gigalithe

Name origin

giga-
huge, giant
-lith
suffix referring to rock