Essentials

Rock Blast

Rock physical

Generation 3

Summary

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 2
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting ½
  • Fire 2
  • Flying 2
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass 1
  • Ground ½
  • Ice 2
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 1
  • Steel ½
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
25; percentile 6.7
Accuracy
90% ≈ 22.5 power
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Hits 2–5 times in one turn.

Has a 3/8 chance each to hit 2 or 3 times, and a 1/8 chance each to hit 4 or 5 times. Averages to 3 hits per use.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

History

Before Black, White
Has 80% accuracy.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Hurls boulders at the foe 2 to 5 times in a row.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The user hurls two to five hard rocks at the foe to attack.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

The user hurls hard rocks at the foe. Two to five rocks are launched in quick succession.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user hurls hard rocks at the target. Two to five rocks are launched in quick succession.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user hurls hard rocks at the target. Two to five rocks are launched in a row.

Foreign Names

Japanese
ロックブラスト (rokkuburasuto)
Korean
락블레스트
French
Boule Roc
German
Felswurf
Spanish
Pedrada
Italian
Cadutamassi
Czech
SuprŠutr

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
♡♡
Jam
Flavor text
Works well if it's the same type as the one before.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Tough
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Allows performance of the same move twice in a row.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Rock Blast.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Double Slap Normal physical 10 15 85%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Comet Punch Normal physical 15 18 85%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Fury Attack Normal physical 20 15 85%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Pin Missile Bug physical 20 25 95%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Spike Cannon Normal physical 15 20 100%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Barrage Normal physical 20 15 85%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Fury Swipes Normal physical 15 18 80%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Bone Rush Ground physical 10 25 90%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Arm Thrust Fighting physical 20 15 100%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Bullet Seed Grass physical 30 25 100%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Icicle Spear Ice physical 30 25 100%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Tail Slap Normal physical 10 25 85%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Water Shuriken Water physical 20 15 100% 1

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

Pokémon

Rock Pokémon get STAB, and have their types highlighted in green.

Pokémon with higher Attack are more suited to Rock Blast's physical damage, and have the stat highlighted in green.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
31 25 25 22 22 22 Geodude Rock Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Mineral 40 80 100 30 30 20 300
37 27 27 22 22 22 Graveler Rock Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Mineral 55 95 115 45 45 35 390
37 27 27 22 22 22 Golem Rock Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Mineral 80 120 130 55 65 45 495
29 25 25 23 23 23 Rhyhorn Ground Rock Lightning Rod
Rock Head
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
80 85 95 30 30 25 345
29 25 25 23 23 23 Rhydon Ground Rock Lightning Rod
Rock Head
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
105 130 120 45 45 40 485
25 25 23 23 23 Rhyperior Ground Rock Lightning Rod
Solid Rock
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
115 140 130 55 55 40 535
46 46 46 46 46 Omanyte Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
35 40 100 90 55 35 355
56 56 56 56 56 Omastar Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
70 60 125 115 70 55 495
34 20 20 20 31 31 Corsola Water Rock Hustle
Natural Cure
Regenerator
¼ male, ¾ female Water 1
Water 3
55 55 85 65 85 35 380
Octillery Water Suction Cups
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
75 105 75 105 75 45 480
18 18 Nosepass Rock Sturdy
Magnet Pull
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 30 45 135 45 90 30 375
18 18 Probopass Rock Steel Sturdy
Magnet Pull
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 60 55 145 75 150 40 525
55 49 49 49 49 49 Anorith Rock Bug Battle Armor
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 45 95 50 40 50 75 355
64 55 55 55 55 55 Armaldo Rock Bug Battle Armor
Swift Swim
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 3 75 125 100 70 80 45 495
26 26 26 26 26 Sandy Wormadam Sandy Wormadam Bug Ground Anticipation
Overcoat
always female Bug 60 79 105 59 85 36 424
14 14 14 Roggenrola Rock Sturdy
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 55 75 85 25 25 15 280
14 14 14 Boldore Rock Sturdy
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 70 105 105 50 40 20 390
14 14 14 Gigalith Rock Sturdy
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 85 135 130 60 80 25 515
5 5 5 Dwebble Bug Rock Sturdy
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Bug
Mineral
50 65 85 35 35 55 325
Crustle Bug Rock Sturdy
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Bug
Mineral
70 95 125 65 75 45 475
Cinccino Normal Cute Charm
Technician
Skill Link
¼ male, ¾ female Field 75 95 60 65 60 115 470
Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • • • Shellder Water Shell Armor
Skill Link
Overcoat
½ male, ½ female Water 3 30 65 100 45 25 40 305
• • • • • Onix Rock Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Mineral 35 45 160 30 45 70 385
• • • Shuckle Bug Rock Sturdy
Gluttony
Contrary
½ male, ½ female Bug 20 10 230 10 230 5 505
• Heracross Bug Fighting Swarm
Guts
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Bug 80 125 75 40 95 85 500
• Mega Heracross Mega Heracross Bug Fighting Skill Link ½ male, ½ female Bug 80 185 115 40 105 75 600
• • • • • • Remoraid Water Hustle
Sniper
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Water 2
35 65 35 65 35 65 300
• • • • • Shieldon Rock Steel Sturdy
Soundproof
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 30 42 118 42 88 30 350
• • • Trubbish Poison Stench
Sticky Hold
Aftermath
½ male, ½ female Mineral 50 50 62 40 62 65 329

29 Pokémon

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