Krookodile

Krookodile is a Ground/Dark type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Intimidation Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 553
Type Ground Dark
Species Intimidation Pokémon
Height 1.5 m (4′11″)
Weight 96.3 kg (212.3 lbs)
Abilities 1. Intimidate
2. Moxie
Anger Point (hidden ability)
Local № 059 (Black/White)
101 (Black 2/White 2)
045 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
234 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
303 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
178 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 234
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 95
300 394
Attack 117
215 366
Defense 80
148 284
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 70
130 262
Speed 92
170 311
Total 519 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 Krookodile.

Evolution chart

(Level 29) (Level 40)

Krookodile changes

Pokédex entries

Black They never allow prey to escape. Their jaws are so powerful, they can crush the body of an automobile.
White It can expand the focus of its eyes, enabling it to see objects in the far distance as if it were using binoculars.
Black 2
White 2
Very violent Pokémon, they try to clamp down on anything that moves in front of their eyes.
X
Omega Ruby
Very violent Pokémon, they try to clamp down on anything that moves in front of their eyes.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
They never allow prey to escape. Their jaws are so powerful, they can crush the body of an automobile.
Sun Its unique faculty of sight can detect small prey more than 30 miles away, even in the midst of a sandstorm.
Moon After clamping down with its powerful jaws, it twists its body around to rip its prey in half.
Ultra Sun When it spots prey, even at a distance of over 30 miles, it swims through the desert as if it were water, then jumps out and chomps them.
Ultra Moon It conceals itself in sandstorms that Flygon whip up and waits patiently for prey to appear.
Sword This Pokémon is known as the Bully of the Sands. Krookodile’s mighty jaws can bite through heavy plates of iron with almost no effort at all.
Shield While terribly aggressive, Krookodile also has the patience to stay hidden under sand for days, lying in wait for prey.

Moves learned by Krookodile

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Hone ClawsDarkStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Power TripDarkPhysical 20 100
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
9Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85
12Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
15BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
18TormentDarkStatus 100
21DigGroundPhysical 80 100
24SwaggerNormalStatus 85
27CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
32SandstormRockStatus
35Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
44EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
51ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
58OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Lash OutDarkPhysical 75 100
Scale ShotDragonPhysical 25 90
Scorching SandsGroundSpecial 70 100
Skitter SmackBugPhysical 70 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Power TripDarkPhysical 20 100
1RageNormalPhysical 20 100
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
4BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
7Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
10TormentDarkStatus 100
13Sand TombGroundPhysical 35 85
16AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
19Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
22EmbargoDarkStatus 100
25SwaggerNormalStatus 85
28CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
32DigGroundPhysical 80 100
36Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
42Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
48SandstormRockStatus
54EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
60OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Beat UpDarkPhysical 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
Fire FangFirePhysical 65 95
Focus EnergyNormalStatus
Me FirstNormalStatus
Mean LookNormalStatus
Power TripDarkPhysical 20 100
PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
Rock ClimbNormalPhysical 90 85
Thunder FangElectricPhysical 65 95
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
BlockNormalStatus
Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100
Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
SnatchDarkStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
Stealth RockRockStatus
Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical 75 100
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
Throat ChopDarkPhysical 80 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Krookodile 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
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Krookodile sprites

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

Where to find Krookodile

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

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Krookodile
Japanese ワルビアル (Waruvial)
German Rabigator
French Crocorible

Name origin

crook
criminal, thief
crocodile
a species of reptile