Rock (type)

Rock is a solid type as one might expect. Like Steel, Rock Pokémon usually have high defense - however, since many Rock Pokémon are part Ground they have a 4x weakness to both Grass and Water whose moves often come as Special type.

69
Rock type Pokémon
13
Single type Pokémon
56
Dual type Pokémon
19
Rock-type moves

Attack pros & cons

Rock moves are super-effective against:

Fire Ice Flying Bug

Rock moves are not very effective against:

Fighting Ground Steel

Defense pros & cons

These types are not very effective against Rock Pokémon:

Normal Fire Poison Flying

These types are super-effective against Rock Pokémon:

Water Grass Fighting Ground Steel

Rock effects

  • Rock type Pokémon do not take damage during a sandstorm.
  • The Special Defense of Rock type Pokémon is increased by 50% during a sandstorm.
  • The Sand Force ability increases the power of Rock type moves by 30% during a sandstorm.
  • The Delta Stream ability makes Rock type moves neutral against Flying type Pokémon.
  • The items Stone Plate, Hard Stone and Rock Incense increase the power of Rock type moves by 20% when held.
  • The Charti Berry, when held, neutralizes a super-effective Rock type move.

Dual-type attack pros & cons

This chart shows the strength of the Rock type against every type combination. The fraction of damage a Rock type move will deal is shown - ½ means 50% damage (not very effective), 2 means 200% (super-effective) and so on.

Nor Fir Wat Ele Gra Ice Fig Poi Gro Fly Psy Bug Roc Gho Dra Dar Ste Fai
Normal 22½½22½
Fire 22224242422222
Water 22½½22½
Electric 22½½22½
Grass 22½½22½
Ice 24222242422222
Fighting ½½½½½¼½½½½½¼½
Poison 22½½22½
Ground ½½½½¼½½½½½½¼½
Flying 24222422422222
Psychic 22½½22½
Bug 24222424222222
Rock 22½½22½
Ghost 22½½22½
Dragon 22½½22½
Dark 22½½22½
Steel ½½½½¼½¼½½½½½½
Fairy 22½½22½

Rock Pokémon stat averages

67.2
HP
Ranked #11
91.6
Attack
Ranked #6
104.8
Defense
Ranked #2
60.6
Sp. Attack
Ranked #16
73.4
Sp. Defense
Ranked #7
54.0
Speed
Ranked #18

Notable Rock-type trainers



Brock
Pewter City gym leader
Red/Blue/Yellow


Brock
Pewter City gym leader
Gold/Silver/Crystal


Roxanne
Rustboro City gym leader
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald


Brock
Pewter City gym leader
FireRed/LeafGreen


Roark
Oreburgh City gym leader
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum


Brock
Pewter City gym leader
HeartGold/SoulSilver


Grant
Cyllage City gym leader
X/Y


Roxanne
Rustboro City gym leader
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire


Brock
Pewter City gym leader

Rock Pokémon

There are 69 Rock-type Pokémon.
See also:

Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Onix
#095 / Rock · Ground
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Omanyte
#138 / Rock · Water
Omastar
#139 / Rock · Water
Kabuto
#140 / Rock · Water
Shuckle
#213 / Bug · Rock
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Corsola
#222 / Water · Rock
Aron
#304 / Steel · Rock
Lairon
#305 / Steel · Rock
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Lileep
#345 / Rock · Grass
Cradily
#346 / Rock · Grass
Anorith
#347 / Rock · Bug
Armaldo
#348 / Rock · Bug
Bonsly
#438 / Rock
Dwebble
#557 / Bug · Rock
Crustle
#558 / Bug · Rock
Archen
#566 / Rock · Flying
Binacle
#688 / Rock · Water
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Amaura
#698 / Rock · Ice
Aurorus
#699 / Rock · Ice
Carbink
#703 / Rock · Fairy
Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Lycanroc
Midday Form
#745 / Rock
Minior
Meteor Form
#774 / Rock · Flying
Aerodactyl
Mega Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Tyranitar
Mega Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Diancie
Mega Diancie
#719 / Rock · Fairy
Lycanroc
Midnight Form
#745 / Rock
Lycanroc
Dusk Form
#745 / Rock
Geodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
Graveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
Golem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
Minior
Core Form
#774 / Rock · Flying