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Pokemon Sword and Shield Rhydon

Pokemon Sword and Shield Rhydon is a Ground and Rock Type Drill Pokémon, which makes it weak against Ice, Fighting, Ground, Steel, Water, Grass type moves. You can find and catch Rhydon in Giant's Cap with a 30% chance to appear during Normal Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Rhydon are 105 HP, 130 Attack, 45 SP Attack, 120 Defense, 45 SP Defense, and 40 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Rhydon
Regular
Shiny
Rhydon Galar Pokedex ID: 265

List of Rhydon Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

StatAmountBar Graph
Total485
HP105
Attack130
Defense120
Special Attack45
Special Defense45
Speed40

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Rhydon to have is Brave, this will increase it's Attack and decrease it's Speed stats.

Rhydon Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Lightning RodNormal
Rock HeadNormal
RecklessHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

It begins walking on its hind legs after evolution. It can punch holes through boulders with its horn.

Shield Pokedex Entry

Protected by an armor-like hide, it is capable of living in molten lava of 3,600 degrees Fahrenheit.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Rhydon Evolutions

How do i get Rhydon's evolution in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Rhyhorn evolves into Rhydon when you reach Level 42. Rhydon then evolves into its final evolution Rhyperior with a trade holding Protector.

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Level 42
Rhydon
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trade holding Protector
Rhyperior
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd
Rhyhorn
345859530308025
Rhydon
485130120454510540
Rhyperior
535140130555511540

Rhydon Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Rhydon?

Rhydon does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Rhyhorn and evolve it into Rhydon. A popular spawn location you can find Rhyhorn is in the Giant's Cap area with a 30% chance to spawn during Normal weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Giant's Cap
30%31 - 34
Giant's Cap
30%31 - 34
Giant's Cap
60%31 - 34
Giant's Cap
60%31 - 34
Giant's Cap
30%31 - 34
Giant's Cap
60%31 - 34
Giant's Cap
60%31 - 34
Giant's Cap
30%31 - 34
Giant's Cap
30%31 - 34
Giant's Mirror
50%28 - 30
Motostoke Riverbank
40%26 - 28
Motostoke Riverbank
25%26 - 28
Potbottom Desert
16%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
16%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
16%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
16%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
16%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
16%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
16%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
16%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
16%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
16%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
16%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
16%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
16%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
16%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
16%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
16%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
16%19 - 24
Potbottom Desert
16%19 - 24

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

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Route 8
20%38 - 40
Bridge Field
30%26 - 28
Motostoke Riverbank
35%26 - 28
Motostoke Riverbank
35%26 - 28
Stony Wilderness
40%26 - 28
Route 10 - Winter Hill Station
25%43 - 46
Dusty Bowl
58%40 - 45
Lake of Outrage
33%50 - 52
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Pokemon Sword and Shield Rhydon Raids

Where do i find Rhydon Raids?

You can find Rhydon raids in the following locations: Rolling Fields, Stony Wilderness.

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

Pokemon Sword and Shield Rhydon Weakness

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

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

What pokemon is Rhydon Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Rhydon Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP
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Pokemon SW and SH Rhydon Moves List

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

Rhydon can learn the normal type move Horn Drill at level 68. This Physical move One-Hit-KO, if it hits. Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Ground and Rock type +50% STAB damage.

Rhydon Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
00Hammer ArmPhysical1009010Lowers user's Speed.
01TacklePhysical4010035
01Tail WhipStatus10030Lowers opponent's Defense.
01Smack DownPhysical7510015Makes Flying-type Pokémon vulnerable to Ground moves.
01BulldozePhysical9010020Lowers opponent's Speed.
15Horn AttackPhysical6510025
20Scary FaceStatus10010Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
25StompPhysical6510020May cause flinching.
30Rock BlastPhysical37.59010Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
35Drill RunPhysical1209510High critical hit ratio.
40Take DownPhysical908520User receives recoil damage.
47EarthquakePhysical15010010Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
54Stone EdgePhysical150805High critical hit ratio.
61MegahornPhysical1208510
68Horn DrillPhysical5One-Hit-KO, if it hits.

TM Moves Rhydon can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM00Mega PunchPhysical808520
TM01Mega KickPhysical120755
TM02Pay DayPhysical4010020A small amount of money is gained after the battle resolves.
TM03Fire PunchPhysical7510015May burn opponent.
TM04Ice PunchPhysical7510015May freeze opponent.
TM05Thunder PunchPhysical7510015May paralyze opponent.
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 SlidePhysical112.59010May cause flinching.
TM23ThiefPhysical6010025Also steals opponent's held item.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM26Scary FaceStatus10010Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
TM27Icy WindSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM32SandstormStatus10Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM34Sunny DayStatus5Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM36WhirlpoolSpecial358515Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM41Helping HandStatus20In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
TM43Brick BreakPhysical7510015Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM48Rock TombPhysical909515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM53Mud ShotSpecial82.59515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM54Rock BlastPhysical37.59010Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM57PaybackPhysical5010010Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM59FlingPhysical10010Power depends on held item.
TM64AvalanchePhysical6010010Power doubles if user took damage first.
TM65Shadow ClawPhysical7010015High critical hit ratio.
TM66Thunder FangPhysical659515May cause flinching and/or paralyze opponent.
TM67Ice FangPhysical659515May cause flinching and/or freeze opponent.
TM68Fire FangPhysical659515May cause flinching and/or burn opponent.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM81BulldozePhysical9010020Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM96Smart StrikePhysical7010The 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.
TM99Breaking SwipePhysical6010015Hits multiple opponents and lowers their attack.

Rhydon TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR00Swords DanceStatus20Sharply raises user's Attack.
TR01Body SlamPhysical8510015May paralyze opponent.
TR02FlamethrowerSpecial9010015May burn opponent.
TR03Hydro PumpSpecial110805
TR04SurfSpecial9010015Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TR05Ice BeamSpecial9010010May freeze opponent.
TR06BlizzardSpecial110705May freeze opponent.
TR08ThunderboltSpecial9010015May paralyze opponent.
TR09ThunderSpecial1107010May paralyze opponent.
TR10EarthquakePhysical15010010Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TR15Fire BlastSpecial110855May burn opponent.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR21ReversalPhysical10015The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
TR24OutragePhysical12010010User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR28MegahornPhysical1208510
TR31Iron TailPhysical1007515May lower opponent's Defense.
TR32CrunchPhysical8010015May lower opponent's Defense.
TR35UproarSpecial9010010User attacks for 3 turns and prevents sleep.
TR39SuperpowerPhysical1201005Lowers user's Attack and Defense.
TR46Iron DefenseStatus15Sharply raises user's Defense.
TR57Poison JabPhysical8010020May poison the opponent.
TR62Dragon PulseSpecial8510010
TR64Focus BlastSpecial120705May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR67Earth PowerSpecial13510010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR75Stone EdgePhysical150805High critical hit ratio.
TR76Stealth RockStatus20Damages opponent switching into battle.
TR79Heavy SlamPhysical10010The heavier the user, the stronger the attack.
TR87Drill RunPhysical1209510High critical hit ratio.
TR88Heat CrashPhysical10010The heavier the user, the stronger the attack.
TR94High HorsepowerPhysical142.59510The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.
TR99Body PressPhysical8010010The higher the user's Defense, the stronger the attack.

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