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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Armaldo

Armaldo
Plate Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Armaldo is a Rock and Bug Type Plate Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Armaldo can be found with Battle Armor as an Ability and has a Erratic growth rate with a 2 Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Brave Nature, based on 495 combined Base Stats.

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Armaldo Stats and Abilities

Based on Armaldo Base IVs we consider this pokemon C-Tier choice. Armaldo Highest IV Stat is Attack 125 and the Lowest being Speed 45.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP75260354
A
Attack125229383
D
Defense100184328
D
Special Attack70130262
E
Special Defense80148284
F
Speed4585207
C
Total495
Armaldo Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Brave
+10% Attack
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield2 Attack
Growth RateErratic
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsWater 3
Egg Cycles30 (7,454–7,710 steps)
Abilities Description
Battle Armor
Ability 1
Battle Armor prevents the Pokémon from receiving a critical hit.
Swift Swim
Hidden Ability
Swift Swim doubles the ability-bearer's Speed during rain.

How To Evolve Armaldo in BDSP

Anorith requires (Level 40) to evolve into Armaldo.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Anorith
Level 40
Armaldo

Where To Find Armaldo in BDSP

Armaldo has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 20 Anorith, within the Mining Museum location using the Fossil method.

Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Mining Museum
Interact
Anorith
Lv. 20

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Armaldo Weakness

Armaldo is a Rock and Bug Type pokemon. This will cause Armaldo to take More Damage from Steel, Water, Rock Type Moves, and Less Damage from Normal, Poison Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Steel
Water
Rock
0.5x
Less Damage
Normal
Poison
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Armaldo Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Dialga
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Tyranitar
S
Metagross

What pokemon is Armaldo Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Arceus
S
Slaking
S
Regigigas
A
Snorlax
A
Blissey
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Best Moves Armaldo in BDSP

Best Moveset for Armaldo Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
48
X-Scissor
Physical
120
100 15 The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
32
Crush Claw
Physical
75
95 10 May lower opponent's Defense.
28
Slash
Physical
70
100 20 High critical hit ratio.
24
Brine
Special
65
100 10 Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.

Best Moveset for Armaldo TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM68
Giga Impact
Physical
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM26
Earthquake
Physical
100
100 10 Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TM23
Iron Tail
Physical
100
75 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
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Armaldo Level Up Moves

List of Moves Armaldo can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Fury Cutter
Power:
60
Acc: 95
PP: 20
Physical

Power increases each turn.
1
Harden
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Raises user's Defense.
1
Water Gun
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

1
Smack Down
Power:
75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Makes Flying-type Pokémon vulnerable to Ground moves.
12
Metal Claw
Power: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 35
Physical

May raise user's Attack.
16
Ancient Power
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all user's stats at once.
20
Bug Bite
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Receives the effect from the opponent's held berry.
24
Brine
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.
28
Slash
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
32
Crush Claw
Power: 75
Acc: 95
PP: 10
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
36
Rock Blast
Power:
37.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
43
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
48
X-Scissor
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
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Armaldo TM Moves

List of Moves Armaldo can learn using (TMs) Technical Machine Items.

TM Move Desc
TM03
Water Pulse
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM26
Earthquake
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TM28
Dig
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM31
Brick Break
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM37
Sandstorm
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
TM39
Rock Tomb
Power:
90
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM42
Facade
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM44
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM45
Attract
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM54
False Swipe
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Physical

Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.
TM55
Brine
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM65
Shadow Claw
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM68
Giga Impact
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
TM69
Rock Polish
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
TM71
Stone Edge
Power:
150
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM75
Swords Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
TM76
Stealth Rock
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
TM80
Rock Slide
Power:
112.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
TM81
X-Scissor
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM83
Bulldoze
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM91
Flash Cannon
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM93
Cut
Power: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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