Essentials

Rock Climb

Normal physical

Generation 4

Summary

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 0
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock ½
  • Steel ½
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
90; percentile 73.1
Accuracy
85% ≈ 76.5 power
PP
20, up to 32 with PP Up PP Up
Target
Selected Pokémon
Effect chance
20
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 4
HM08
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Inflicts regular damage. Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

Meta

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

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

A charging attack that may also leave the foe confused. It can also be used to scale rocky walls.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The user attacks the target by smashing into it with incredible force. It may also confuse the target.

Generation 6
X, Y

The user attacks the target by smashing into it with incredible force. This may also confuse the target.

Foreign Names

Japanese
ロッククライム (rokkukuraimu)
Korean
락클라임
French
Escalade
German
Kraxler
Spanish
Treparrocas
Italian
Scalaroccia
Czech
Horolezectví

Contests

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cool
Appeal
♡♡
Flavor text
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs last in the turn.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Rock Climb.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Dizzy Punch Normal physical 10 70 100%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

Dynamic Punch Fighting physical 5 100 50%

Has a 100% chance to confuse the target.

Signal Beam Bug special 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

Water Pulse Water special 20 60 100%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

Confusion Psychic special 25 50 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

Psybeam Psychic special 20 65 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

Pokémon

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

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

Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Generation 5 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.
40 40 Venipede Bug Poison Poison Point
Swarm
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Bug 30 45 59 30 39 57 260
46 46 Whirlipede Bug Poison Poison Point
Swarm
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Bug 40 55 99 40 79 47 360
50 50 Scolipede Bug Poison Poison Point
Swarm
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Bug 60 100 89 55 69 112 485
45 45 Scraggy Dark Fighting Shed Skin
Moxie
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
50 75 70 35 70 48 348
51 51 Scrafty Dark Fighting Shed Skin
Moxie
Intimidate
½ male, ½ female Field
Dragon
65 90 115 45 115 58 488
Ferrothorn Grass Steel Iron Barbs
Anticipation
½ male, ½ female Grass
Mineral
74 94 131 54 116 20 489
49 49 Druddigon Dragon Rough Skin
Sheer Force
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
77 120 90 60 90 48 485
Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Generation 5 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.
• • Sandshrew Ground Sand Veil
Sand Rush
½ male, ½ female Field 50 75 85 20 30 40 300
• • Geodude Rock Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Mineral 40 80 100 30 30 20 300
• • Onix Rock Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Mineral 35 45 160 30 45 70 385
• • Rhyhorn Ground Rock Lightning Rod
Rock Head
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
80 85 95 30 30 25 345
• • Gligar Ground Flying Hyper Cutter
Sand Veil
Immunity
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 75 105 35 65 85 430
• • Zigzagoon Normal Pickup
Gluttony
Quick Feet
½ male, ½ female Field 38 30 41 30 41 60 240
• • Bidoof Normal Simple
Unaware
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
59 45 40 35 40 31 250
• • Gible Dragon Ground Sand Veil
Rough Skin
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
58 70 45 40 45 42 300
• • Drilbur Ground Sand Rush
Sand Force
Mold Breaker
½ male, ½ female Field 60 85 40 30 45 68 328
• • Venipede Bug Poison Poison Point
Swarm
Speed Boost
½ male, ½ female Bug 30 45 59 30 39 57 260
• • Sandile Ground Dark Intimidate
Moxie
Anger Point
½ male, ½ female Field 50 72 35 35 35 65 292
• • Joltik Bug Electric Compound Eyes
Unnerve
Swarm
½ male, ½ female Bug 50 47 50 57 50 65 319
• • Ferroseed Grass Steel Iron Barbs ½ male, ½ female Grass
Mineral
44 50 91 24 86 10 305
• • Bouffalant Normal Reckless
Sap Sipper
Soundproof
½ male, ½ female Field 95 110 95 40 95 55 490
• • Durant Bug Steel Swarm
Hustle
Truant
½ male, ½ female Bug 58 109 112 48 48 109 484
Diamond, Pearl Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver
Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
H8 H8 Venusaur Grass Poison Overgrow
Chlorophyll
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 82 83 100 100 80 525
H8 H8 Blastoise Water Torrent
Rain Dish
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
79 83 100 85 105 78 530
H8 H8 Sandshrew Ground Sand Veil
Sand Rush
½ male, ½ female Field 50 75 85 20 30 40 300
H8 H8 Sandslash Ground Sand Veil
Sand Rush
½ male, ½ female Field 75 100 110 45 55 65 450
H8 H8 Nidoqueen Poison Ground Poison Point
Rivalry
Sheer Force
always female Undiscovered 90 92 87 75 85 76 505
H8 H8 Nidoking Poison Ground Poison Point
Rivalry
Sheer Force
always male Monster
Field
81 102 77 85 75 85 505
H8 H8 Golduck Water Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
80 82 78 95 80 85 500
H8 H8 Mankey Fighting Vital Spirit
Anger Point
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Field 40 80 35 35 45 70 305
H8 H8 Primeape Fighting Vital Spirit
Anger Point
Defiant
½ male, ½ female Field 65 105 60 60 70 95 455
H8 H8 Arcanine Fire Intimidate
Flash Fire
Justified
¾ male, ¼ female Field 90 110 80 100 80 95 555
H8 H8 Poliwrath Water Fighting Water Absorb
Damp
Swift Swim
½ male, ½ female Water 1 90 95 95 70 90 70 510
H8 H8 Machop Fighting Guts
No Guard
Steadfast
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 70 80 50 35 35 35 305
H8 H8 Machoke Fighting Guts
No Guard
Steadfast
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 80 100 70 50 60 45 405
H8 H8 Machamp Fighting Guts
No Guard
Steadfast
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 90 130 80 65 85 55 505
H8 H8 Geodude Rock Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Mineral 40 80 100 30 30 20 300
H8 H8 Graveler Rock Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Mineral 55 95 115 45 45 35 390
H8 H8 Golem Rock Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Sand Veil
½ male, ½ female Mineral 80 120 130 55 65 45 495
H8 H8 Onix Rock Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Weak Armor
½ male, ½ female Mineral 35 45 160 30 45 70 385
H8 H8 Steelix Steel Ground Rock Head
Sturdy
Sheer Force
½ male, ½ female Mineral 75 85 200 55 65 30 510
H8 H8 Cubone Ground Rock Head
Lightning Rod
Battle Armor
½ male, ½ female Monster 50 50 95 40 50 35 320
H8 H8 Marowak Ground Rock Head
Lightning Rod
Battle Armor
½ male, ½ female Monster 60 80 110 50 80 45 425
H8 H8 Hitmonlee Fighting Limber
Reckless
Unburden
always male Human-Like 50 120 53 35 110 87 455
H8 H8 Hitmonchan Fighting Keen Eye
Iron Fist
Inner Focus
always male Human-Like 50 105 79 35 110 76 455
H8 H8 Lickitung Normal Own Tempo
Oblivious
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Monster 90 55 75 60 75 30 385
H8 H8 Lickilicky Normal Own Tempo
Oblivious
Cloud Nine
½ male, ½ female Monster 110 85 95 80 95 50 515
H8 H8 Rhyhorn Ground Rock Lightning Rod
Rock Head
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
80 85 95 30 30 25 345
H8 H8 Rhydon Ground Rock Lightning Rod
Rock Head
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
105 130 120 45 45 40 485
H8 H8 Rhyperior Ground Rock Lightning Rod
Solid Rock
Reckless
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
115 140 130 55 55 40 535
H8 H8 Chansey Normal Natural Cure
Serene Grace
Healer
always female Fairy 250 5 5 35 105 50 450
H8 H8 Blissey Normal Natural Cure
Serene Grace
Healer
always female Fairy 255 10 10 75 135 55 540
H8 H8 Kangaskhan Normal Early Bird
Scrappy
Inner Focus
always female Monster 105 95 80 40 80 90 490
H8 H8 Electabuzz Electric Static
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 65 83 57 95 85 105 490
H8 H8 Electivire Electric Motor Drive
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 75 123 67 95 85 95 540
H8 H8 Magmar Fire Flame Body
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 65 95 57 100 85 93 495
H8 H8 Magmortar Fire Flame Body
Vital Spirit
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 75 95 67 125 95 83 540
H8 H8 Pinsir Bug Hyper Cutter
Mold Breaker
Moxie
½ male, ½ female Bug 65 125 100 55 70 85 500
H8 H8 Tauros Normal Intimidate
Anger Point
Sheer Force
always male Field 75 100 95 40 70 110 490
H8 H8 Omastar Rock Water Swift Swim
Shell Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
70 60 125 115 70 55 495
H8 H8 Kabutops Rock Water Swift Swim
Battle Armor
Weak Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Water 3
60 115 105 65 70 80 495
H8 H8 Munchlax Normal Pickup
Thick Fat
Gluttony
⅞ male, ⅛ female Undiscovered 135 85 40 40 85 5 390
H8 H8 Snorlax Normal Immunity
Thick Fat
Gluttony
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 160 110 65 65 110 30 540
H8 H8 Mewtwo Psychic Pressure
Unnerve
genderless Undiscovered 106 110 90 154 90 130 680
H8 H8 Mew Psychic Synchronize genderless Undiscovered 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
H8 H8 Meganium Grass Overgrow
Leaf Guard
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
80 82 100 83 100 80 525
H8 H8 Typhlosion Fire Blaze
Flash Fire
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 78 84 78 109 85 100 534
H8 H8 Feraligatr Water Torrent
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
85 105 100 79 83 78 530
H8 H8 Ampharos Electric Static
Plus
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
90 75 85 115 90 55 510
H8 H8 Granbull Fairy Intimidate
Quick Feet
Rattled
¼ male, ¾ female Field
Fairy
90 120 75 60 60 45 450
H8 H8 Ursaring Normal Guts
Quick Feet
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Field 90 130 75 75 75 55 500
H8 H8 Mamoswine Ice Ground Oblivious
Snow Cloak
Thick Fat
½ male, ½ female Field 110 130 80 70 60 80 530
H8 H8 Raikou Electric Pressure
Volt Absorb
genderless Undiscovered 90 85 75 115 100 115 580
H8 H8 Entei Fire Pressure
Flash Fire
genderless Undiscovered 115 115 85 90 75 100 580
H8 H8 Suicune Water Pressure
Water Absorb
genderless Undiscovered 100 75 115 90 115 85 580
H8 H8 Tyranitar Rock Dark Sand Stream
Unnerve
½ male, ½ female Monster 100 134 110 95 100 61 600
H8 H8 Sceptile Grass Overgrow
Unburden
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Dragon
70 85 65 105 85 120 530
H8 H8 Blaziken Fire Fighting Blaze
Speed Boost
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field 80 120 70 110 70 80 530
H8 H8 Swampert Water Ground Torrent
Damp
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Water 1
100 110 90 85 90 60 535
H8 H8 Ludicolo Water Grass Swift Swim
Rain Dish
Own Tempo
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Grass
80 70 70 90 100 70 480
H8 H8 Vigoroth Normal Vital Spirit ½ male, ½ female Field 80 80 80 55 55 90 440
H8 H8 Slaking Normal Truant ½ male, ½ female Field 150 160 100 95 65 100 670
H8 H8 Exploud Normal Soundproof
Scrappy
½ male, ½ female Monster
Field
104 91 63 91 73 68 490
H8 H8 Makuhita Fighting Thick Fat
Guts
Sheer Force
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 72 60 30 20 30 25 237
H8 H8 Hariyama Fighting Thick Fat
Guts
Sheer Force
¾ male, ¼ female Human-Like 144 120 60 40 60 50 474
H8 H8 Aggron Steel Rock Sturdy
Rock Head
Heavy Metal
½ male, ½ female Monster 70 110 180 60 60 50 530
H8 H8 Zangoose Normal Immunity
Toxic Boost
½ male, ½ female Field 73 115 60 60 60 90 458
H8 H8 Regirock Rock Clear Body
Sturdy
genderless Undiscovered 80 100 200 50 100 50 580
H8 H8 Regice Ice Clear Body
Ice Body
genderless Undiscovered 80 50 100 100 200 50 580
H8 H8 Registeel Steel Clear Body
Light Metal
genderless Undiscovered 80 75 150 75 150 50 580
H8 H8 Groudon Ground Drought genderless Undiscovered 100 150 140 100 90 90 670
H8 H8 Turtwig Grass Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
55 68 64 45 55 31 318
H8 H8 Grotle Grass Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
75 89 85 55 65 36 405
H8 H8 Torterra Grass Ground Overgrow
Shell Armor
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster
Grass
95 109 105 75 85 56 525
H8 H8 Chimchar Fire Blaze
Iron Fist
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
44 58 44 58 44 61 309
H8 H8 Monferno Fire Fighting Blaze
Iron Fist
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
64 78 52 78 52 81 405
H8 H8 Infernape Fire Fighting Blaze
Iron Fist
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
76 104 71 104 71 108 534
H8 H8 Empoleon Water Steel Torrent
Defiant
⅞ male, ⅛ female Water 1
Field
84 86 88 111 101 60 530
H8 H8 Bibarel Normal Water Simple
Unaware
Moody
½ male, ½ female Water 1
Field
79 85 60 55 60 71 410
H8 H8 Cranidos Rock Mold Breaker
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 67 125 40 30 30 58 350
H8 H8 Rampardos Rock Mold Breaker
Sheer Force
⅞ male, ⅛ female Monster 97 165 60 65 50 58 495
H8 H8 Gible Dragon Ground Sand Veil
Rough Skin
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
58 70 45 40 45 42 300
H8 H8 Gabite Dragon Ground Sand Veil
Rough Skin
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
68 90 65 50 55 82 410
H8 H8 Garchomp Dragon Ground Sand Veil
Rough Skin
½ male, ½ female Monster
Dragon
108 130 95 80 85 102 600
H8 H8 Lucario Fighting Steel Steadfast
Inner Focus
Justified
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
70 110 70 115 70 90 525
H8 H8 Drapion Poison Dark Battle Armor
Sniper
Keen Eye
½ male, ½ female Bug
Water 3
70 90 110 60 75 95 500
H8 H8 Croagunk Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 48 61 40 61 40 50 300
H8 H8 Toxicroak Poison Fighting Anticipation
Dry Skin
Poison Touch
½ male, ½ female Human-Like 83 106 65 86 65 85 490
H8 H8 Abomasnow Grass Ice Snow Warning
Soundproof
½ male, ½ female Monster
Grass
90 92 75 92 85 60 494
H8 H8 Heatran Fire Steel Flash Fire
Flame Body
½ male, ½ female Undiscovered 91 90 106 130 106 77 600
H8 H8 Regigigas Normal Slow Start genderless Undiscovered 110 160 110 80 110 100 670
H8 H8 Altered Giratina Ghost Dragon Pressure
Telepathy
genderless Undiscovered 150 100 120 100 120 90 680
H8 Giratina Origin Giratina Ghost Dragon Levitate genderless Undiscovered 150 120 100 120 100 90 680
H8 H8 Darkrai Dark Bad Dreams genderless Undiscovered 70 90 90 135 90 125 600
H8 H8 Arceus Normal Multitype genderless Undiscovered 120 120 120 120 120 120 720

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