Rhyperior

Rhyperior is a Ground/Rock type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Drill Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 464
Type Ground Rock
Species Drill Pokémon
Height 7′10″ (2.4 m)
Weight 623.5 lbs (282.8 kg)
Abilities 1. Lightning Rod
2. Solid Rock
Reckless (hidden ability)
Local № 188 (Platinum)
052 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
178 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 30 (3.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 241
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Monster
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 115
340 434
Attack 140
256 416
Defense 130
238 394
Sp. Atk 55
103 229
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 40
76 196
Total 535 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.

Evolution chart

(Level 42) (trade holding Protector)

Rhyperior changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond
Pearl
It puts rocks in holes in its palms and uses its muscles to shoot them. GEODUDE are shot at rare times.
Platinum It can launch a rock held in its hand like a missile by tightening then expanding muscles instantly.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
From holes in its palms, it fires out GEODUDE. Its carapace can withstand volcanic eruptions.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It can launch a rock held in its hand like a missile by tightening then expanding muscles instantly.
X
Omega Ruby
From holes in its palms, it fires out Geodude. Its carapace can withstand volcanic eruptions.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It puts rocks in holes in its palms and uses its muscles to shoot them. Geodude are shot at rare times.

Moves learned by Rhyperior

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Fury AttackNormal 15 85
1Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
1Horn AttackNormal 65 100
1Horn DrillNormal
1Poison JabPoison 80 100
1Rock WreckerRock 150 90
1Scary FaceNormal 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
5Fury AttackNormal 15 85
9Scary FaceNormal 100
13Smack DownRock 50 100
17StompNormal 65 100
21BulldozeGround 60 100
25Chip AwayNormal 70 100
29Rock BlastRock 25 90
33Drill RunGround 80 95
37Take DownNormal 90 85
41Stone EdgeRock 100 80
48EarthquakeGround 100 100
55MegahornBug 120 85
62Horn DrillNormal
69Rock WreckerRock 150 90

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

Rhyperior 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 Rhyperior. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Hammer ArmFighting 100 90 Evolution

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
5RoarNormal
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
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
67Smart StrikeSteel 70
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
69Rock PolishRock
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
94SurfWater 90 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Rhyperior 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Ancient PowerRock 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 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
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Rhyperior does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Rhyperior does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Rhyperior sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Rhyperior  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Rhyperior  sprite from Black & White Rhyperior  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Rhyperior Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Rhyperior Shiny sprite from Black & White Rhyperior Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Rhyperior

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Rhyhorn/Rhydon
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Rhyhorn/Rhydon
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Rhyhorn/Rhydon
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Evolve Rhyhorn/Rhydon

Other languages

English Rhyperior
Japanese ドサイドン (Dosidon)
German Rihornior
French Rhinastoc

Name origin

rhino
large African mammal
superior
dominant