Machoke

Machoke is a Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Superpower Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 067
Type Fighting
Species Superpower Pokémon
Height 1.5 m (4′11″)
Weight 70.5 kg (155.4 lbs)
Abilities 1. Guts
2. No Guard
Steadfast (hidden ability)
Local № 067 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
141 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
074 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
067 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
041 (Diamond/Pearl)
041 (Platinum)
143 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
058 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
076 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
096 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
118 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
067 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
139 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 90 (11.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 142
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Human-Like
Gender 75% male, 25% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 80
270 364
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 45
85 207
Total 405 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 Machoke.

Evolution chart

(Level 28) (Trade)

Machoke changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Its muscular body is so powerful, it must wear a power save belt to be able to regulate its motions.
Yellow The belt around its waist holds back its energy. Without it, this POKéMON would be unstoppable.
Gold It always goes at its full power, but this very tough and durable POKéMON never gets tired.
Silver The muscles covering its body teem with power. Even when still, it exudes an amazing sense of strength.
Crystal This tough POKéMON always stays in the zone. Its muscles become thicker after every battle.
Ruby MACHOKE’s thoroughly toned muscles possess the hardness of steel. This POKéMON has so much strength, it can easily hold aloft a sumo wrestler on just one finger.
Sapphire MACHOKE undertakes bodybuilding every day even as it helps people with tough, physically demanding labor. On its days off, this POKéMON heads to the fields and mountains to exercise and train.
FireRed Its formidable body never gets tired. It helps people by doing work such as the moving of heavy goods.
LeafGreen Its muscular body is so powerful, it must wear a power-save belt to be able to regulate its motions.
Emerald A belt is worn by a MACHOKE to keep its overwhelming power under control. Because it is so dangerous, no one has ever removed the belt.
Diamond MACHOKE’s boundless power is very dangerous, so it wears a belt that suppresses its energy.
Pearl It can lift a dump truck with one hand. Using that power, it helps people with heavy jobs.
Platinum It happily carries heavy cargo to toughen up. It willingly does hard work for people.
HeartGold It always goes at its full power, but this very tough and durable Pokémon never gets tired.
SoulSilver The muscles covering its body teem with power. Even when still, it exudes an amazing sense of strength.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It happily carries heavy cargo to toughen up. It willingly does hard work for people.
X Its muscular body is so powerful, it must wear a power-save belt to be able to regulate its motions.
Y It can lift a dump truck with one hand. Using that power, it helps people with heavy jobs.
Omega Ruby Machoke’s thoroughly toned muscles possess the hardness of steel. This Pokémon has so much strength, it can easily hold aloft a sumo wrestler on just one finger.
Alpha Sapphire Machoke undertakes bodybuilding every day even as it helps people with tough, physically demanding labor. On its days off, this Pokémon heads to the fields and mountains to exercise and train.
Sun As a result of its continual workouts, it has developed tremendous power. It uses that power to help people with their work.
Moon It willingly assists with hard labor because it knows the work is good training for its muscles.
Ultra Sun When it encounters an enemy that’s truly mighty, this Pokémon removes the power-save belt from its waist and unleashes its full power.
Ultra Moon A popular motif for sculptures, its incredibly well-developed muscles have captured the imagination of many an artist.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
The belt around its waist holds back its energy. Without it, this Pokémon would be unstoppable.
Sword Its muscular body is so powerful, it must wear a power-save belt to be able to regulate its motions.
Shield Its formidable body never gets tired. It helps people by doing work such as the moving of heavy goods.

Moves learned by Machoke

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Low KickFightingPhysical 100
1RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
12Low SweepFightingPhysical 65 100
16Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
20Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
24Vital ThrowFightingPhysical 70
31StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
36Dual ChopDragonPhysical 40 90
42Bulk UpFightingStatus
48Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100
54Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50
60Cross ChopFightingPhysical 100 80
66Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bullet PunchSteelPhysical 40 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Quick GuardFightingStatus
SubmissionFightingPhysical 80 80
TickleNormalStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CoachingFightingStatus

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

Machoke learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BideNormalPhysical
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Low KickFightingPhysical 100
4Focus EnergyNormalStatus
8BideNormalPhysical
12Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100
16Karate ChopFightingPhysical 50 100
21Brick BreakFightingPhysical 75 100
26SubmissionFightingPhysical 80 80
37Bulk UpFightingStatus
48SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100

Moves learnt by TM

Machoke is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

Machoke sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Machoke  sprite from Red & Blue Machoke  sprite from Silver Machoke  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Machoke  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Machoke  sprite from Black & White Machoke  sprite from X & Y Machoke  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Machoke  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Machoke Shiny sprite from Silver Machoke Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Machoke Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Machoke Shiny sprite from Black & White Machoke Shiny sprite from X & Y Machoke Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Machoke

Red
Blue
Victory Road
Yellow Route 5, Underground Path 5-6, Victory Road
Gold
Silver
Mt. Mortar, Rock Tunnel
Crystal Mt. Mortar, Mt. Silver, Rock Tunnel
Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Machop
FireRed
LeafGreen
Cerulean Cave, Mt. Ember, Victory Road
Emerald Evolve Machop
Diamond
Pearl
Route 210, 211, 216, 217, 225, 226, Acuity Lakefront, Mt. Coronet, Stark Mountain, Victory Road
Platinum Route 210, 211, 225, 226, Mt. Coronet
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Cerulean Cave, Cliff Cave, Mt. Mortar, Rock Tunnel
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Machop
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Machop
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Vast Poni Canyon
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Victory Road
Sword
Shield
Axew's Eye, Giant's Seat, Hammerlocke Hills, Stony Wilderness

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Machoke
Japanese ゴーリキー (Goriky)
German Maschock
French Machopeur

Name origin

macho
strong, muscular
choke
To strangle