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 70 (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.
1HardenNormal
1Power GemRock 80 100
1Sand AttackGround 100
1Stealth RockRock
1TackleNormal 40 100
12Mud-SlapGround 20 100
16Smack DownRock 50 100
20Iron DefenseSteel
24HeadbuttNormal 70 100
30Rock SlideRock 75 90
36Rock BlastRock 25 90
42SandstormRock
48Stone EdgeRock 100 80
54ExplosionNormal 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.
AutotomizeSteel
CurseGhost
GravityPsychic
Take DownNormal 90 85
Wide GuardRock

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Meteor BeamRock 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.
1HardenNormal
1HeadbuttNormal 70 100
1Power GemRock 80 100
1Sand AttackGround 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
4HardenNormal
7Sand AttackGround 100
10HeadbuttNormal 70 100
14Rock BlastRock 25 90
17Mud-SlapGround 20 100
20Iron DefenseSteel
23Smack DownRock 50 100
30Rock SlideRock 75 90
36Stealth RockRock
42SandstormRock
48Stone EdgeRock 100 80
55ExplosionNormal 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.
AutotomizeSteel
CurseGhost
GravityPsychic
Heavy SlamSteel 100
Lock-OnNormal
MagnitudeGround 100
Rock TombRock 60 95
Take DownNormal 90 85
Wide GuardRock

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BlockNormal
Earth PowerGround 90 100
GravityPsychic
Iron DefenseSteel
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Laser FocusNormal
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stealth RockRock
Stomping TantrumGround 75 100
SuperpowerFighting 120 100
Throat ChopDark 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 GemRock 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 SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 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
Trade/migrate from another game
Sword
Shield
Evolve Roggenrola/Boldore

Other languages

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

Name origin

giga-
huge, giant
-lith
suffix referring to rock