Machop

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

Pokédex data

National № 066
Type Fighting
Species Superpower Pokémon
Height 0.8 m (2′07″)
Weight 19.5 kg (43.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Guts
2. No Guard
Steadfast (hidden ability)
Local № 066 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
140 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
073 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
066 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
040 (Diamond/Pearl)
040 (Platinum)
142 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
057 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
075 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
095 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
117 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
066 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
138 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack
Catch rate 180 (23.5% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 61
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 70
250 344
Attack 80
148 284
Defense 50
94 218
Sp. Atk 35
67 185
Sp. Def 35
67 185
Speed 35
67 185
Total 305 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 Machop.

Evolution chart

(Level 28) (Trade)

Machop changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Loves to build its muscles. It trains in all styles of martial arts to become even stronger.
Yellow Very powerful in spite of its small size. Its mastery of many types of martial arts makes it very tough.
Gold Always brimming with power, it passes time by lifting boulders. Doing so makes it even stronger.
Silver It loves to work out and build its muscles. It is never satisfied, even if it trains hard all day long.
Crystal It trains by lifting rocks in the mountains. It can even pick up a GRAVELER with ease.
Ruby MACHOP’s muscles are special - they never get sore no matter how much they are used in exercise. This POKéMON has sufficient power to hurl a hundred adult humans.
Sapphire MACHOP exercises by hefting around a GRAVELER as if it were a barbell. There are some MACHOP that travel the world in a quest to master all kinds of martial arts.
FireRed Its whole body is composed of muscles. Even though it’s the size of a human child, it can hurl 100 grown-ups.
LeafGreen Loves to build its muscles. It trains in all styles of martial arts to become even stronger.
Emerald It continually undertakes strenuous training to master all forms of martial arts. Its strength lets it easily hoist a sumo wrestler onto its shoulders.
Diamond It hefts a GRAVELER repeatedly to strengthen its entire body. It uses every type of martial arts.
Pearl Its muscles never cramp however much it trains. It lives in the mountains away from humans.
Platinum Though small in stature, it is powerful enough to easily heft and throw a number of GEODUDE at once.
HeartGold Always brimming with power, it passes time by lifting boulders. Doing so makes it even stronger.
SoulSilver It loves to work out and build its muscles. It is never satisfied, even if it trains hard all day long.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Though small in stature, it is powerful enough to easily heft and throw a number of Geodude at once.
X It hefts a Graveler repeatedly to strengthen its entire body. It uses every type of martial arts.
Y Its whole body is composed of muscles. Even though it’s the size of a human child, it can hurl 100 grown-ups.
Omega Ruby Machop’s muscles are special—they never get sore no matter how much they are used in exercise. This Pokémon has sufficient power to hurl a hundred adult humans.
Alpha Sapphire Machop exercises by hefting around a Graveler as if it were a barbell. There are some Machop that travel the world in a quest to master all kinds of martial arts.
Sun It loves working out. As it gazes at its muscles, which continue to swell day by day, it becomes more and more dedicated to its training.
Moon With its superhuman strength, it’s able to throw a hundred people all at the same time. Its strength comes from lifting Graveler every day.
Ultra Sun Once this Pokémon has gained enough confidence and muscle from training with its friends, it challenges Makuhita to a battle.
Ultra Moon It likes food that’s highly nutritious because its instincts drive it to build muscle efficiently.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Very powerful in spite of its small size. Its mastery of many types of martial arts makes it very tough.
Sword Its whole body is composed of muscles. Even though it’s the size of a human child, it can hurl 100 grown-ups.
Shield Always brimming with power, it passes time by lifting boulders. Doing so makes it even stronger.

Moves learned by Machop

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Low KickFightingPhysical 100
4Focus EnergyNormalStatus
8RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
12Low SweepFightingPhysical 65 100
16Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
20Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
24Vital ThrowFightingPhysical 70
29StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
32Dual ChopDragonPhysical 40 90
36Bulk UpFightingStatus
40Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100
44Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50
48Cross ChopFightingPhysical 100 80
52Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

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

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CoachingFightingStatus

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Low KickFightingPhysical 100
4Focus EnergyNormalStatus
8BideNormalPhysical
12Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100
16Karate ChopFightingPhysical 50 100
21Brick BreakFightingPhysical 75 100
26SubmissionFightingPhysical 80 80
31Bulk UpFightingStatus
36SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Machop sprites

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

Where to find Machop

Red
Blue
Rock Tunnel, Victory Road
Yellow Route 10, Rock Tunnel
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Goldenrod City, Mt. Mortar, Rock Tunnel
Ruby
Sapphire
Route 112, Fiery Path, Jagged Pass
FireRed
LeafGreen
Mt. Ember, Rock Tunnel, Victory Road
Emerald Fiery Path, Jagged Pass
Diamond
Pearl
Route 207, 208, 210, Mt. Coronet
Platinum Route 206, 207, 210, 211, Mt. Coronet
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Cliff Cave, Goldenrod City, Mt. Mortar, Rock Tunnel
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White White Forest
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Glittering Cave
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 112, Fiery Path, Jagged Pass
Sun
Moon
Route 2, Ten Carat Hill
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ten Carat Hill
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Rock Tunnel, Victory Road
Sword
Shield
Route 3, South Lake Miloch, Giant's Mirror, Giant's Seat, North Lake Miloch, Stony Wilderness, Watchtower Ruins

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Machop
Japanese ワンリキー (Wanriky)
German Machollo
French Machoc

Name origin

macho
strong, muscular
chop
A karate chop