Rhydon

Rhydon is a Ground/Rock type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Drill Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Protected by an armor-like hide, it is capable of living in molten lava of 3,600 degrees.
Yellow Walks on its hind legs. Shows signs of intelligence. Its armor-like hide even repels molten lava.
Gold Its rugged hide protects it from even the heat of lava. However, the hide also makes it insensitive.
Silver Its brain developed when it began walking on hind legs. Its thick hide protects it even in magma.
Crystal By lightly spinning its drill-like horn, it can easily shatter even a diamond in the rough.
Ruby RHYDON’s horn can crush even uncut diamonds. One sweeping blow of its tail can topple a building. This POKéMON’s hide is extremely tough. Even direct cannon hits don’t leave a scratch.
Sapphire RHYDON has a horn that serves as a drill. It is used for destroying rocks and boulders. This POKéMON occasionally rams into streams of magma, but the armor-like hide prevents it from feeling the heat.
FireRed It begins walking on its hind legs after evolution. It can punch holes through boulders with its horn.
LeafGreen Protected by an armor-like hide, it is capable of living in molten lava of 3,600 degrees Fahrenheit.
Emerald Its horn, which rotates like a drill, destroys tall buildings with one strike. It stands on its hind legs, and its brain is well developed.
Diamond
Pearl
Its brain developed after it stood up on its hind legs. Its drill horn bores tunnels through solid rock.
Platinum Standing on its hind legs freed its forelegs and made it smarter. It is very forgetful, however.
HeartGold Its rugged hide protects it from even the heat of lava. However, the hide also makes it insensitive.
SoulSilver Its brain developed when it began walking on hind legs. Its thick hide protects it even in magma.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Standing on its hind legs freed its forelegs and made it smarter. It is very forgetful, however.
X Protected by an armor-like hide, it is capable of living in molten lava of 3,600 degrees Fahrenheit.
Y It begins walking on its hind legs after evolution. It can punch holes through boulders with its horn.
Omega Ruby Rhydon’s horn can crush even uncut diamonds. One sweeping blow of its tail can topple a building. This Pokémon’s hide is extremely tough. Even direct cannon hits don’t leave a scratch.
Alpha Sapphire Rhydon has a horn that serves as a drill. It is used for destroying rocks and boulders. This Pokémon occasionally rams into streams of magma, but the armor-like hide prevents it from feeling the heat.

Evolution chart

Rhyhorn
#111
Rhyhorn
Ground · Rock

(Level 42)
Rhydon
#112
Rhydon
Ground · Rock

(trade holding
Protector)
Rhyperior
#464
Rhyperior
Ground · Rock

Name origin

rhino
large African mammal
don
of great size/importance; lord or master

Moves learned by Rhydon

Rhydon sprites

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

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Where to find Rhydon

Red
Blue
Trade/migrate from another game
Yellow Cinnabar Island
Gold
Silver
Blackthorn City
Crystal Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Rhyhorn
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Rhyhorn
Diamond
Pearl
Route 227, 228, Stark Mountain
Platinum Route 227, 228, Stark Mountain, Victory Road
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Rhyhorn
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Rhyhorn
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Rhyhorn
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game