Groudon

Groudon is a Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Continent Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 383
Type Ground
Species Continent Pokémon
Height 11′06″ (3.5 m)
Weight 2094.4 lbs (950.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Drought
Local № 199 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
208 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 302
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (base 30,720 steps)

Base stats

HP 100
310 404
Attack 150
274 438
Defense 140
256 416
Sp. Atk 100
184 328
Sp. Def 90
166 306
Speed 90
166 306
Total 670 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 Groudon.

Pokédex data

National № 383
Type Ground Fire
Species Continent Pokémon
Height 16′05″ (5.0 m)
Weight 2204.0 lbs (999.7 kg)
Abilities 1. Desolate Land
Local № 199 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
208 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 5 (0.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 347
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (base 30,720 steps)

Base stats

HP 100
310 404
Attack 180
328 504
Defense 160
292 460
Sp. Atk 150
274 438
Sp. Def 90
166 306
Speed 90
166 306
Total 770 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 Groudon.

Evolution chart

Groudon changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby GROUDON has long been described in mythology as the POKéMON that raised lands and expanded continents. This POKéMON took to sleep after a cataclysmic battle with KYOGRE.
Sapphire GROUDON has the power to scatter rain clouds and make water evaporate with light and heat. It came as a savior to people who had been suffering from terrible floods.
FireRed
LeafGreen
This legendary POKéMON is said to represent the land. It went to sleep after dueling KYOGRE.
Emerald GROUDON has appeared in mythology as the creator of the land. It sleeps in magma underground and is said to make volcanoes erupt on awakening.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It had been asleep in underground magma ever since it fiercely fought KYOGRE long ago.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Said to have expanded the lands by evaporating water with raging heat. It battled titanically with KYOGRE.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It had been asleep in underground magma ever since it fiercely fought Kyogre long ago.
X Said to have expanded the lands by evaporating water with raging heat. It battled titanically with Kyogre.
Y This legendary Pokémon is said to represent the land. It went to sleep after dueling Kyogre.
Omega Ruby Groudon is said to be the personification of the land itself. Legends tell of its many clashes against Kyogre, as each sought to gain the power of nature.
Alpha Sapphire Through Primal Reversion and with nature’s full power, it will take back its true form. It can cause magma to erupt and expand the landmass of the world.

Moves learned by Groudon

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Ancient PowerRock 60 100
1Mud ShotGround 55 95
5Scary FaceNormal 100
15Earth PowerGround 90 100
20Lava PlumeFire 80 100
30RestPsychic
35EarthquakeGround 100 100
45Precipice BladesGround 120 85
50Bulk UpFighting
60Solar BeamGrass 120 100
65FissureGround
75Fire BlastFire 110 85
80Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
90EruptionFire 150 100

Egg moves

Groudon does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

Groudon 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
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
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
48RoundNormal 60 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
69Rock PolishRock
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
75Swords DanceNormal
77Psych UpNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Groudon 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
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
SlashNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Level up
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 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

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Ancient PowerRock 60 100
1Mud ShotGround 55 95
5Scary FaceNormal 100
15Earth PowerGround 90 100
20Lava PlumeFire 80 100
30RestPsychic
35EarthquakeGround 100 100
45Precipice BladesGround 120 85
50Bulk UpFighting
60Solar BeamGrass 120 100
65FissureGround
75Fire BlastFire 110 85
80Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
90EruptionFire 150 100

Egg moves

Groudon does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
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
48RoundNormal 60 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
69Rock PolishRock
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
75Swords DanceNormal
77Psych UpNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Groudon 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
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
SlashNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Level up
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 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

Groudon sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Groudon  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Groudon  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Groudon  sprite from Black & White Groudon  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Groudon Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Groudon Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Groudon Shiny sprite from Black & White Groudon Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Groudon

Ruby Cave of Origin
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Terra Cave
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
Trade/migrate from another game
SoulSilver Embedded Tower
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby Cave of Origin
Alpha Sapphire Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun Ultra Space Wilds
Ultra Moon Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English Groudon
Japanese グラードン (Groudon)
German Groudon
French Groudon

Name origin

ground
the earth
don
of great size/importance; lord or master