Tyranitar

Tyranitar is a Rock/Dark type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Armor Pokémon.

Tyranitar has a Mega Evolution, available from X & Y onwards.

Pokédex data

National № 248
Type Rock Dark
Species Armor Pokémon
Height 6′07″ (2.0 m)
Weight 445.3 lbs (202.0 kg)
Abilities Sand Stream
Unnerve (hidden ability)
Local № 246 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
251 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
294 (Black 2/White 2)
104 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
249 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
Japanese Bangirasu

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 35 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 270
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 40 (base 10,240 steps)

Base stats

HP 100
310 404
Attack 134
245 403
Defense 110
202 350
Sp. Atk 95
175 317
Sp. Def 100
184 328
Speed 61
114 243
Total 600 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 Tyranitar.

Pokédex data

National № 248
Type Rock Dark
Species Armor Pokémon
Height 8′02″ (2.5 m)
Weight 562.2 lbs (255.0 kg)
Abilities Sand Stream
Local № 246 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
251 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
294 (Black 2/White 2)
104 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
249 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
Japanese Bangirasu

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 35 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 315
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 40 (base 10,240 steps)

Base stats

HP 100
310 404
Attack 164
299 469
Defense 150
274 438
Sp. Atk 95
175 317
Sp. Def 120
220 372
Speed 71
132 265
Total 700 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 Tyranitar.

Evolution chart

(Level 30) (Level 55)

Name origin

tyrannosaurus
a large bipedal dinosaur
tar
from Latin ‘tardus’ meaning slow

Tyranitar changes

Pokédex entries

Gold Its body can't be harmed by any sort of attack, so it is very eager to make challenges against enemies.
Silver Extremely strong, it can change the landscape. It has an insolent nature that makes it not care about others.
Crystal In just one of its mighty hands, it has the power to make the ground shake and mountains crumble.
Ruby
Sapphire
TYRANITAR is so overwhelmingly powerful, it can bring down a whole mountain to make its nest. This POKéMON wanders about in mountains seeking new opponents to fight.
FireRed
LeafGreen
Its body can’t be harmed by any sort of attack, so it is very eager to make challenges against enemies.
Emerald A TYRANITAR is so overwhelmingly powerful, it can bring down a whole mountain to make its nest. It roams in mountains seeking new opponents to fight.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
If it rampages, it knocks down mountains and buries rivers. Maps must be redrawn afterward.
HeartGold Its body can’t be harmed by any sort of attack, so it is very eager to make challenges against enemies.
SoulSilver Extremely strong, it can change the landscape. It has an insolent nature that makes it not care about others.
Black
White
If it rampages, it knocks down mountains and buries rivers. Maps must be redrawn afterward.
Black 2
White 2
The quakes caused when it walks make even great mountains crumble and change the surrounding terrain.
X In just one of its mighty hands, it has the power to make the ground shake and mountains crumble.
Y If it rampages, it knocks down mountains and buries rivers. Maps must be redrawn afterward.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Tyranitar is so overwhelmingly powerful, it can bring down a whole mountain to make its nest. This Pokémon wanders about in mountains seeking new opponents to fight.
Ultra Sun It wanders through the mountains seeking opponents to fight. If it finds an opponent that’s not worthy, Tyranitar ignores it and wanders on.
Ultra Moon This Pokémon is a mobile disaster, leaving mountains crumbled and houses destroyed in its wake.

Moves learned by Tyranitar

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BiteDark 60 100
1Fire FangFire 65 95
1Ice FangIce 65 95
1LeerNormal 100
1SandstormRock
1ScreechNormal 85
1Thunder FangElectric 65 95
5SandstormRock
10ScreechNormal 85
14Chip AwayNormal 70 100
19Rock SlideRock 75 90
23Scary FaceNormal 100
28ThrashNormal 120 100
34Dark PulseDark 80 100
41PaybackDark 50 100
47CrunchDark 80 100
54EarthquakeGround 100 100
63Stone EdgeRock 100 80
73Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
82Giga ImpactNormal 150 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
AssuranceDark 60 100
CurseGhost
Dragon DanceDragon
Focus EnergyNormal
Iron DefenseSteel
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
OutrageDragon 120 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Stealth RockRock
StompNormal 65 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
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
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
69Rock PolishRock
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
95SnarlDark 55 95
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Tyranitar 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
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Dragon BreathDragon 60 100 Generation 2 — TM
NightmareGhost 100 Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 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
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
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 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

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BiteDark 60 100
1Fire FangFire 65 95
1Ice FangIce 65 95
1LeerNormal 100
1SandstormRock
1ScreechNormal 85
1Thunder FangElectric 65 95
5SandstormRock
10ScreechNormal 85
14Chip AwayNormal 70 100
19Rock SlideRock 75 90
23Scary FaceNormal 100
28ThrashNormal 120 100
34Dark PulseDark 80 100
41PaybackDark 50 100
47CrunchDark 80 100
54EarthquakeGround 100 100
63Stone EdgeRock 100 80
73Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
82Giga ImpactNormal 150 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
AssuranceDark 60 100
CurseGhost
Dragon DanceDragon
Focus EnergyNormal
Iron DefenseSteel
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
OutrageDragon 120 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Stealth RockRock
StompNormal 65 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
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
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
69Rock PolishRock
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
95SnarlDark 55 95
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Tyranitar 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
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Dragon BreathDragon 60 100 Generation 2 — TM
NightmareGhost 100 Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 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
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
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 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

Tyranitar sprites

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

Where to find Tyranitar

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Evolve Larvitar/Pupitar
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Evolve Larvitar/Pupitar
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond Evolve Larvitar/Pupitar
Pearl Trade/migrate from another game
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Larvitar/Pupitar
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Route 15
X Trade/migrate from another game
Y Evolve Larvitar/Pupitar
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Larvitar/Pupitar