Hippowdon

Hippowdon is a Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Heavyweight Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Diamond It blasts internally stored sand from ports on its body to create a towering twister for attack.
Pearl Its huge mouth is almost seven feet across. It has enough power to completely crush a car.
Platinum It is surprisingly quick to anger. It holds its mouth agape as a display of its strength.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It brandishes its gaping mouth in a display of fearsome strength. It raises vast quantities of sand while attacking.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It is surprisingly quick to anger. It holds its mouth agape as a display of its strength.
X
Omega Ruby
It brandishes its gaping mouth in a display of fearsome strength. It raises vast quantities of sand while attacking.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It blasts internally stored sand from ports on its body to create a towering twister for attack.

Evolution chart

Hippopotas
#449
Hippopotas
Ground

(Level 34)
Hippowdon
#450
Hippowdon
Ground

Name origin

hippopotamus
large African mammal
powder
fine grains e.g. sand
-don
common dinosaur suffix; Greek for ‘tooth’

Moves learned by Hippowdon

Hippowdon sprites

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

See all Hippowdon sprites

Where to find Hippowdon

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 228
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Evolve Hippopotas
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Evolve Hippopotas
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game