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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Golem

Golem
Megaton Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Golem is a Rock and Ground Type Megaton Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Golem can be found with Rock Head, Sturdy and Sand Veil as an Ability and has a Medium Slow growth rate with a 3 Defense EV Yield. We recommend the Relaxed Nature, based on 495 combined Base Stats.

Golem Stats and Abilities

Based on Golem Base IVs we consider this pokemon C-Tier choice. Golem Highest IV Stat is Defense 130 and the Lowest being Speed 45.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
E
HP80270364
A
Attack120220372
C
Defense130238394
E
Special Attack55103229
F
Special Defense65121251
F
Speed4585207
C
Total495
Golem Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sour
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield3 Defense
Growth RateMedium Slow
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsMineral
Egg Cycles15 (3,599–3,855 steps)
Abilities Description
Rock Head
Ability 1
Protects the Pokémon from recoil damage.
Sturdy
Ability 2
Sturdy allows the Pokémon to survive with 1 HP if attacked at full HP with an attack that would otherwise knock it out. It also prevents One-Hit-KO moves (Fissure, Horn Drill, Guillotine or Sheer Cold).
Sand Veil
Hidden Ability
Sand Veil raises the ability-bearer's evasion by 20% in a sandstorm. It also gives immunity to sandstorm damage (if they are not already protected by being Ground/Rock/Steel type).

How To Evolve Golem in BDSP

Geodude requires (Level 25) to evolve into Graveler and then (Trade) to evolve into Golem.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Geodude
Level 25
Graveler
Trade
Golem

Where To Find Golem in BDSP

Golem has 24 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Graveler, within the Big Bluff Cavern location using the Walking method.

Underground Pokemon Spawns
After you reach Check Points in the game progression NEW Pokemon will begin to spawn in the Grand Underground.
Start = Default spawns in the Grand Underground
Strength = After obtaining the TM96 Strength
Defog = After obtaining the TM97 Defog
7th Badge = After obtaining the Icicle Badge from Candice
Waterfall = After obtaining the TM99 Waterfall
National = After obtaining the National Pokedex.
World Pokemon Spawns
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
Route 215
5 - 1%
Geodude
Lv. 20-22
Route 210
5 - 1%
Geodude
Lv. 19
Route 207
5 - 1%
Geodude
Lv. 5-7
Route 206
5 - 1%
Geodude
Lv. 14-16
Oreburgh Mine
5 - 1%
Geodude
Lv. 5-9
Oreburgh Gate
5 - 1%
Geodude
Lv. 4-8
Maniac Tunnel
5 - 1%
Geodude
Lv. 22
Iron Island
5 - 1%
Geodude
Lv. 29-31
Iron Island
5 - 1%
Graveler
Lv. 31-33
Victory Road
20 - 5%
Graveler
Lv. 45
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Snowpoint Temple
20 - 5%
Graveler
Lv. 52
Route 216
20 - 5%
Graveler
Lv. 33-34
Mt. Coronet
20 - 5%
Graveler
Lv. 36
Mt. Coronet
5 - 1%
Geodude
Lv. 14-16
Wayward Cave
20 - 5%
Geodude
Lv. 15-16
Route 211
20 - 5%
Geodude
Lv. 13
Route 211
20 - 5%
Graveler
Lv. 27
Ravaged Path
20 - 5%
Geodude
Lv. 5
Valor Lakefront
100 - 20%
Graveler
Lv. 21-22
Valor Lakefront
20 - 5%
Geodude
Lv. 20
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Route 227
100 - 20%
Graveler
Lv. 54-56
Route 214
100 - 20%
Graveler
Lv. 23-24
Route 214
20 - 5%
Geodude
Lv. 22
Stark Mountain
100 - 20%
Geodude
Lv. 25-29
Stark Mountain
20 - 5%
Graveler
Lv. 55
Volcanic Cave
Start
Geodude
Lv. 16-63
Volcanic Cave
Defog
Graveler
Lv. 16-63
Typhlo Cavern
Start
Geodude
Lv. 16-63
Typhlo Cavern
Defog
Graveler
Lv. 16-63
Spacious Cave
Start
Geodude
Lv. 16-63
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Spacious Cave
Defog
Graveler
Lv. 16-63
Rocky Cave
Start
Geodude
Lv. 16-63
Rocky Cave
Defog
Graveler
Lv. 16-63
Big Bluff Cavern
Start
Geodude
Lv. 16-63
Big Bluff Cavern
Defog
Graveler
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Golem Weakness

Golem is a Rock and Ground Type pokemon. This will cause Golem to take More Damage from Fighting, Ground, Steel, Ice, Water, Grass Type Moves, and Less Damage from Normal, Flying, Fire, Rock, Electric, Poison Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Water
Grass
2.0x
More Damage
Fighting
Ground
Steel
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Normal
Flying
Fire
Rock
0.25x
Less Damage
Poison
Immune to Damage
Electric

What pokemon is Golem Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Dialga
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Groudon
S
Celebi

What pokemon is Golem Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Arceus
S
Lugia
S
Ho-Oh
S
Rayquaza
S
Slaking
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Best Moves Golem in BDSP

Best Moveset for Golem Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
44
Explosion
Physical
250
100 5 User faints.
24
Self-Destruct
Physical
200
100 5 User faints.
50
Double-Edge
Physical
120
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
40
Earthquake
Physical
150
100 10 Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.

Best Moveset for Golem TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM64
Explosion
Physical
250
100 5 User faints.
TM01
Focus Punch
Physical
150
100 20 If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
TM68
Giga Impact
Physical
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
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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Golem Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
60
Heavy Slam
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

The heavier the user, the stronger the attack.
1
Tackle
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
1
Defense Curl
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

Raises user's Defense.
6
Rock Polish
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
4
Sandstorm
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
10
Rollout
Power:
45
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Physical

Doubles in power each turn for 5 turns.
12
Harden
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Raises user's Defense.
16
Rock Throw
Power:
75
Acc: 90
PP: 15
Physical

18
Smack Down
Power:
75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Makes Flying-type Pokémon vulnerable to Ground moves.
22
Bulldoze
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
24
Self-Destruct
Power: 200
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

User faints.
30
Stealth Rock
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
34
Rock Blast
Power:
37.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
40
Earthquake
Power:
150
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
44
Explosion
Power: 250
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

User faints.
50
Double-Edge
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
54
Stone Edge
Power:
150
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
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Golem TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM01
Focus Punch
Power: 150
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
TM05
Roar
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
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.
TM26
Earthquake
Power:
150
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TM28
Dig
Power:
120
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.
TM35
Flamethrower
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
TM37
Sandstorm
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
TM38
Fire Blast
Power: 110
Acc: 85
PP: 5
Special

May burn opponent.
TM39
Rock Tomb
Power:
90
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
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.
TM52
Focus Blast
Power: 120
Acc: 70
PP: 5
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM56
Fling
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power depends on held item.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM64
Explosion
Power: 250
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

User faints.
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.
TM74
Gyro Ball
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

The slower the user, the stronger the 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.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM83
Bulldoze
Power:
90
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.
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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