Marowak

Marowak is a Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Bone Keeper Pokémon.

Marowak has a new Alolan form introduced in Pokémon Sun/Moon.

Marowak artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 105
Type Ground
Species Bone Keeper Pokémon
Height 3′03″ (1.0 m)
Weight 99.2 lbs (45.0 kg)
Abilities Lightning Rod
Rock Head
Battle Armor (hidden ability)
Local № 105 (Red/Blue)
204 (Gold/Silver)
105 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
209 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
061 (X/Y)
164 (Sun/Moon)
198 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
099 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
Japanese Garagara

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base EXP 124
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 80
148 284
Defense 110
202 350
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 80
148 284
Speed 45
85 207
Total 425 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 Marowak.

Alolan Marowak artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 105
Type Fire Ghost
Species Bone Keeper Pokémon
Height 3′03″ (1.0 m)
Weight 75.0 lbs (34.0 kg)
Abilities Cursed Body
Lightning Rod
Rock Head (hidden ability)
Local № 105 (Red/Blue)
204 (Gold/Silver)
105 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
209 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
061 (X/Y)
164 (Sun/Moon)
198 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
099 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base EXP 124
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 80
148 284
Defense 110
202 350
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 80
148 284
Speed 45
85 207
Total 425 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.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
The bone it holds is its key weapon. It throws the bone skillfully like a boomerang to KO targets.
Yellow Small and weak, this POKéMON is adept with its bone club. It has grown more vicious over the ages.
Gold It has been seen pounding boulders with the bone it carries in order to tap out messages to others.
Silver It collects bones from an unknown place. A MAROWAK graveyard exists somewhere in the world, rumors say.
Crystal Somewhere in the world is a cemetery just for MAROWAK. It gets its bones from those graves.
Ruby
Sapphire
MAROWAK is the evolved form of a CUBONE that has overcome its sadness at the loss of its mother and grown tough. This POKéMON’s tempered and hardened spirit is not easily broken.
FireRed It is small and was originally very weak. Its temperament turned ferocious when it began using bones.
LeafGreen The bone it holds is its key weapon. It throws the bone skillfully like a boomerang to KO targets.
Emerald A MAROWAK is the evolved form of a CUBONE that has grown tough by overcoming the grief of losing its mother. Its tempered and hardened spirit is not easily broken.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
From its birth, this savage Pokémon constantly holds bones. It is skilled in using them as weapons.
HeartGold It has been seen pounding boulders with the bone it carries in order to tap out messages to others.
SoulSilver It collects bones from an unknown place. Some whisper that a MAROWAK graveyard exists somewhere in the world.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
From its birth, this savage Pokémon constantly holds bones. It is skilled in using them as weapons.
X It is small and was originally very weak. Its temperament turned ferocious when it began using bones.
Y The bone it holds is its key weapon. It throws the bone skillfully like a boomerang to KO targets.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Marowak is the evolved form of a Cubone that has overcome its sadness at the loss of its mother and grown tough. This Pokémon’s tempered and hardened spirit is not easily broken.
Sun Originally, it was weak and timid. After evolution, its temperament becomes violent, and it begins to wield bones as weapons.
Moon This Pokémon is out for vengeance on its natural enemy, Mandibuzz. It throws bones like boomerangs to try to take it down.
Ultra Sun It throws bones at Mandibuzz to knock it down. It’s thought that Marowak is trying to avenge its parent.
Ultra Moon They thump their bones rhythmically to communicate among themselves. There are nearly 50 different rhythmic patterns.

Evolution chart

(Level 28, except in Alola) (Level 28, Nighttime, in Alola)
#105
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
Fire · Ghost

Name origin

marrow
material inside bone
whack
to hit

Moves learned by Marowak

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Bone ClubGround 65 85
1GrowlNormal 100
1HeadbuttNormal 70 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
3Tail WhipNormal 100
7Bone ClubGround 65 85
11HeadbuttNormal 70 100
13LeerNormal 100
17Focus EnergyNormal
21BonemerangGround 50 90
23RageNormal 20 100
27False SwipeNormal 40 100
33ThrashNormal 120 100
37FlingDark 100
43Stomping TantrumGround 75 100
49EndeavorNormal 100
53Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
59RetaliateNormal 70 100
65Bone RushGround 25 90
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Bone ClubGround 65 85
1Flame WheelFire 60 100
1GrowlNormal 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
3Tail WhipNormal 100
7Bone ClubGround 65 85
11Flame WheelFire 60 100
13LeerNormal 100
17HexGhost 65 100
21BonemerangGround 50 90
23Will-O-WispFire 85
27Shadow BoneGhost 85 100
33ThrashNormal 120 100
37FlingDark 100
43Stomping TantrumGround 75 100
49EndeavorNormal 100
53Flare BlitzFire 120 100
59RetaliateNormal 70 100
65Bone RushGround 25 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
Belly DrumNormal
Chip AwayNormal 70 100
CurseGhost
DetectFighting
Double KickFighting 30 100
EndureNormal
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Perish SongNormal
ScreechNormal 85
Skull BashNormal 130 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Level up
False SwipeNormal 40 100 Level up
Focus EnergyNormal Level up
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Level up
RageNormal 20 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
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
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal
TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
61Will-O-WispFire 85
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Marowak 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
Bubble BeamWater 65 100 Generation 1 — TM
FissureGround Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFighting 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
Water GunWater 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 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
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 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
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Bone ClubGround 65 85
1GrowlNormal 100
1HeadbuttNormal 70 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
3Tail WhipNormal 100
7Bone ClubGround 65 85
11HeadbuttNormal 70 100
13LeerNormal 100
17Focus EnergyNormal
21BonemerangGround 50 90
23RageNormal 20 100
27False SwipeNormal 40 100
33ThrashNormal 120 100
37FlingDark 100
43Stomping TantrumGround 75 100
49EndeavorNormal 100
53Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
59RetaliateNormal 70 100
65Bone RushGround 25 90
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Bone ClubGround 65 85
1Flame WheelFire 60 100
1GrowlNormal 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
3Tail WhipNormal 100
7Bone ClubGround 65 85
11Flame WheelFire 60 100
13LeerNormal 100
17HexGhost 65 100
21BonemerangGround 50 90
23Will-O-WispFire 85
27Shadow BoneGhost 85 100
33ThrashNormal 120 100
37FlingDark 100
43Stomping TantrumGround 75 100
49EndeavorNormal 100
53Flare BlitzFire 120 100
59RetaliateNormal 70 100
65Bone RushGround 25 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
Belly DrumNormal
Chip AwayNormal 70 100
DetectFighting
Double KickFighting 30 100
EndureNormal
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Perish SongNormal
ScreechNormal 85
Skull BashNormal 130 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Level up
False SwipeNormal 40 100 Level up
Focus EnergyNormal Level up
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Level up
RageNormal 20 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
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
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal
TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
61Will-O-WispFire 85
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Marowak 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
Bubble BeamWater 65 100 Generation 1 — TM
FissureGround Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFighting 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
Water GunWater 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 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
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 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
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Marowak sprites

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

Where to find Marowak

Red
Blue
Cerulean Cave, Victory Road
Yellow Safari Zone
Gold
Silver
Rock Tunnel
Crystal Route 9, 10
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Seavault Canyon, Victory Road
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Evolve Cubone
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Rock Tunnel
Black
White
Route 15
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Evolve Cubone
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Evolve Cubone
Ultra Sun Heahea Beach
Ultra Moon Evolve Cubone