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Pokemon Sword and Shield Excadrill

Pokemon Sword and Shield Excadrill is a Ground and Steel Type Subterrene Pokémon, which makes it weak against Water, Fighting, Ground, Fire type moves. You can find and catch Excadrill in Dusty Bowl with a 10% chance to appear during Intense Sun weather. The Max IV Stats of Excadrill are 110 HP, 135 Attack, 50 SP Attack, 60 Defense, 65 SP Defense, and 88 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Excadrill
Excadrill Galar Pokedex ID: 167

List of Excadrill Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 508
HP 110
Attack 135
Defense 60
Special Attack 50
Special Defense 65
Speed 88

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Excadrill to have is Adamant, this will increase it's Attack and decrease it's Sp. Atk stats.

Excadrill Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Sand RushNormal
Sand ForceNormal
Mold BreakerHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

It’s not uncommon for tunnels that appear to have formed naturally to actually be a result of Excadrill’s rampant digging.

Shield Pokedex Entry

Known as the Drill King, this Pokémon can tunnel through the terrain at speeds of over 90 mph.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Excadrill Evolutions

How do i evolve Excadrill in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Drilbur evolves into Excadrill when you reach Level 31.

Level 31
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd

Excadrill Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Excadrill?

Excadrill does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Drilbur and evolve it into Excadrill. A popular spawn location you can find Drilbur is in the Dusty Bowl area with a 10% chance to spawn during Intense Sun weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Dusty Bowl
10%42 - 47
Dusty Bowl
35%42 - 47
Galar Mine
10%11 - 14
Giant's Mirror
35%28 - 30
Giant's Mirror - Area 2
10%42 - 47
Giant's Mirror - Area 2
35%42 - 47
Giant's Mirror
30%31 - 34
Giant's Mirror
30%31 - 34
Giant's Mirror
30%31 - 34
Giant's Mirror
30%31 - 34
Giant's Mirror
60%31 - 34
Giant's Mirror
60%31 - 34
Giant's Mirror
60%31 - 34
Giant's Mirror
60%31 - 34
Giant's Mirror
30%31 - 34
Lake of Outrage
35%55 - 58

Non Overworld Spawns (NOT Visible - Randomly found in tall grass)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Galar Mine
10%11 - 15
Giant's Cap
20%26 - 28
Giant's Cap
30%26 - 28
Hammerlocke Hills
15%28 - 30
Stony Wilderness
10%26 - 28
Stony Wilderness
30%26 - 28

Pokemon Sword and Shield Excadrill Raids

Where do i find Excadrill Raids?

You can find Excadrill raids in the following locations: Bridge Field, Rolling Fields.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Excadrill Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Excadrill Weakness

Excadrill is a Ground and Steel Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Water, Fighting, Ground, Fire Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Normal, Flying, Bug, Steel, Psychic, Dragon, Fairy, Poison, Electric, Rock type moves.

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Excadrill Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Excadrill Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Excadrill Moves List

What moves can Excadrill learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Excadrill can learn the type move at level . This move Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Ground and Steel type +50% STAB damage.

Excadrill Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
00[] Horn Drill
01[] Mud-Slap
01[] Rapid Spin
01[] Scratch
01[] Hone Claws
12[] Fury Swipes
16[] Metal Claw
20[] Sandstorm
24[] Crush Claw
28[] Rock Slide
34[] Dig
40[] Swords Dance
46[] Drill Run
52[] Earthquake
58[] Fissure

TM Moves Excadrill can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM08Hyper BeamSpecial150905User must recharge next turn.
TM09Giga ImpactPhysical150905User must recharge next turn.
TM15DigPhysical12010010Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM22Rock SlidePhysical759010May cause flinching.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM32SandstormStatus10Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM43Brick BreakPhysical7510015Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM48Rock TombPhysical609515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM49Sand TombPhysical52.58515Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
TM53Mud ShotSpecial82.59515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM54Rock BlastPhysical259010Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM59FlingPhysical10010Power depends on held item.
TM65Shadow ClawPhysical7010015High critical hit ratio.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM81BulldozePhysical9010020Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM96Smart StrikePhysical10510The user stabs the target with a sharp horn. This attack never misses.
TM97Brutal SwingPhysical6010020The user swings its body around violently to inflict damage on everything in its vicinity.
TM98Stomping TantrumPhysical112.510010Driven by frustration, the user attacks the target. If the user's previous move has failed, the power of this move doubles.

Excadrill TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR00Swords DanceStatus20Sharply raises user's Attack.
TR10EarthquakePhysical15010010Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR22Sludge BombSpecial9010010May poison opponent.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR46Iron DefenseStatus15Sharply raises user's Defense.
TR57Poison JabPhysical8010020May poison the opponent.
TR64Focus BlastSpecial120705May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR67Earth PowerSpecial13510010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR74Iron HeadPhysical12010015May cause flinching.
TR76Stealth RockStatus20Damages opponent switching into battle.
TR87Drill RunPhysical1209510High critical hit ratio.
TR94High HorsepowerPhysical142.59510The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.

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