Rampardos

Rampardos is a Rock type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Head Butt Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 409
Type Rock
Species Head Butt Pokémon
Height 1.6 m (5′03″)
Weight 102.5 kg (226.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Mold Breaker
Sheer Force (hidden ability)
Local № 037 (Diamond/Pearl)
037 (Platinum)
189 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
236 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
037 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
209 (Legends: Arceus)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 173
Growth Rate Erratic

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 30 (7,454–7,710 steps)

Base stats

HP 97
304 398
Attack 165
301 471
Defense 60
112 240
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 50
94 218
Speed 58
108 236
Total 495 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 Rampardos.

Evolution chart

(Level 30)

Rampardos changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond Its powerful head butt has enough power to shatter even the most durable things upon impact.
Pearl Its skull is as hard as iron. It is a brute that tears down jungle trees while catching prey.
Platinum If two were to smash their heads together, their foot-thick skulls would keep them from fainting.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Its skull withstands impacts of any magnitude. As a result, its brain never gets the chance to grow.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
If two were to smash their heads together, their foot-thick skulls would keep them from fainting.
X
Omega Ruby
Its skull withstands impacts of any magnitude. As a result, its brain never gets the chance to grow.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Its skull is as hard as iron. It is a brute that tears down jungle trees while catching prey.
Sun The result of repeated headbutts is a skull grown thick and hard. However, its brain has shrunk in size compared with Cranidos’s.
Moon Records exist of a revived fossil that evolved into Rampardos. It proceeded to escape and then destroy a skyscraper with a headbutt.
Ultra Sun In ancient times, people would dig up fossils of this Pokémon and use its skull, which is harder than steel, to make helmets.
Ultra Moon This ancient Pokémon used headbutts skillfully. Its brain was really small, so some theories suggest that its stupidity led to its extinction.
Brilliant Diamond Its powerful headbutt has enough force to shatter even the most durable things upon impact.
Shining Pearl Its skull is as hard as iron. It is a brute that tears down jungle trees while catching prey.
Legends: Arceus Very little is known about its biology. Can knock down massive trees by smashing its beautiful, pearl-like crown against them.

Moves learned by Rampardos

Moves learnt by level up

Rampardos learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
1LeerNormalStatus 100
6Focus EnergyNormalStatus
10Rock PolishRockStatus
15Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
19Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
24AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
28Swords DanceNormalStatus
36Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
43Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90
51ScreechNormalStatus 85
58Head SmashRockPhysical 150 80

Moves learnt on evolution

Rampardos learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100

Egg moves

Rampardos learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Rampardos egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
CurseGhostStatus
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 100 90
Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100
LeerNormalStatus 100
SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
StompNormalPhysical 65 100
ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
WhirlwindNormalStatus

Moves learnt by TM

Rampardos is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by level up

Rampardos learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
9BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
15Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
21Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100
29CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
37Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
47Head SmashRockPhysical 150 80

Move Tutor moves

Rampardos can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

Rampardos sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Rampardos  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Rampardos  sprite from Black & White Rampardos  sprite from X & Y Rampardos  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Rampardos  sprite from Legends: Arceus
Shiny Rampardos Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Rampardos Shiny sprite from Black & White Rampardos Shiny sprite from X & Y Rampardos Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Rampardos Shiny sprite from Legends: Arceus

Where to find Rampardos

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Cranidos
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Evolve Cranidos
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Cranidos
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Cranidos
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Trade/migrate from another game
Legends: Arceus Space-Time Distortion

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Rampardos
Japanese ラムパルド (Rampald)
German Rameidon
French Charkos

Name origin

rampart
defensive wall
-dos
common dinosaur suffix