Essentials

Armaldo

The Plate Pokémon

Armaldo

Rock Bug

Abilities

Battle Armor

Protects against critical hits.

Hidden Ability

Swift Swim

Doubles Speed during rain.

Damage Taken

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

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 3
National
348
Hoenn
136 Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Names

Japanese
アーマルド (aamarudo)
Official roomaji
Armaldo
Korean
아말도
Chinese
太古盔甲
French
Armaldo
German
Armaldo
Spanish
Armaldo
Italian
Armaldo

Breeding

Gender
⅞ male, ⅛ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Water 3
Hatch counter
30 Search:
Steps to hatch
7905 / 4080

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
173 Search:
Effort points
  • 2 Attack
Capture rate
45 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
slow then very fast Search:

Wild held items

Generation 3 nothing
Generation 4 nothing
Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Anorith Armaldo Level up, starting at level 40

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
75
65.6 323 354
Attack
125
92.0 318 349
Defense
100
83.6 268 299
Special Attack
70
55.0 208 239
Special Defense
80
66.1 228 259
Speed
45
23.8 158 189
Total
495
69.1

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯
Power
★✯✯✯☆
Skill
★✯✯☆
Stamina
★★✯✯☆
Jump
★★
Total
7/15/18

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

It went ashore after evolving. Its entire body is clad in a sturdy armor.

Generation 6
X

Its enormous, retractable claws can cut through most anything. Its entire body is clad in sturdy plates.

Y

Protected by a hard shell, its body is very sturdy. It skewers prey with its claws to feed.

Sprites

Armaldo Armaldo Armaldo Armaldo

Miscellany

Species
Plate Search:
Color
Gray Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
water's edge Search:
Footprint
Armaldo
Shape
Sciurine Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Armaldo
15

4'11.1"
1.5 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Armaldo
682

150.4 lb
68.2 kg

Locations

Pal Park

Area
Sea
Score
80
Rate
10

Moves

Rock and Bug moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Physical moves better suit Armaldo's higher Attack, and have their class highlighted in green.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Crush Claw Normal physical 10 75 95%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

Scratch Normal physical 35 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Harden Normal status 30

Raises the user's Defense by one stage.

Mud Sport Ground status 15

Halves all Electric-type damage.

Water Gun Water special 25 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

7 Harden Normal status 30

Raises the user's Defense by one stage.

13 7 7 7 7 Mud Sport Ground status 15

Halves all Electric-type damage.

19 13 13 13 13 Water Gun Water special 25 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

25 19 19 19 19 Metal Claw Steel physical 35 50 95%

Has a 10% chance to raise the user's Attack by one stage.

31 25 25 25 25 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

37 31 31 31 31 Ancient Power Rock special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

46 37 37 37 37 Fury Cutter Bug physical 20 40 95%

Power doubles every turn this move is used in succession after the first, maxing out after five turns.

55 46 46 46 46 Slash Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

64 55 55 55 55 Rock Blast Rock physical 10 25 90%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

67 67 67 67 Crush Claw Normal physical 10 75 95%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

73 73 73 73 X-Scissor Bug physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
Egg, learned by Anorith but not Armaldo
• Aqua Jet Water physical 20 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

• • • • Cross Poison Poison physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit and a 10% chance to poison the target.

• • • Curse Ghost status 10

Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.

• • Iron Defense Steel status 15

Raises the user's Defense by two stages.

• • • • • Knock Off Dark physical 20 65 100%

Target drops its held item.

• • • • • Rapid Spin Normal physical 40 20 100%

Frees the user from binding moves, removes Leech Seed, and blows away Spikes.

• • • Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

• • • • Sand Attack Ground status 15 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

• • • • Screech Normal status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.

• • • Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

• • Water Pulse Water special 20 60 100%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ancient Power Rock special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Aqua Tail Water physical 10 90 90%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Block Normal status 5

Prevents the target from leaving battle.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Earth Power Ground special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Fury Cutter Bug physical 20 40 95%

Power doubles every turn this move is used in succession after the first, maxing out after five turns.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Iron Defense Steel status 15

Raises the user's Defense by two stages.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Knock Off Dark physical 20 65 100%

Target drops its held item.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Low Kick Fighting physical 20 * 100%

Inflicts more damage to heavier targets, with a maximum of 120 power.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Seismic Toss Fighting physical 20 * 100%

Inflicts damage equal to the user's level.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Stealth Rock Rock status 20

Causes damage when opposing Pokémon switch in.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 String Shot Bug status 40 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Superpower Fighting physical 5 120 100%

Lowers the user's Attack and Defense by one stage after inflicting damage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
03 03 03 Water Pulse Water special 20 60 100%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

01 01 Hone Claws Dark status 15

Raises the user's Attack and accuracy by one stage.

06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

10 10 10 10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

11 11 11 11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

15 15 15 15 15 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

21 21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

23 23 Smack Down Rock physical 15 50 100%

Removes any immunity to Ground damage.

23 23 23 Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

26 26 26 26 26 Earthquake Ground physical 10 100 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.

27 27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

28 28 28 28 28 Dig Ground physical 10 80 100%

User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

31 31 31 31 31 Brick Break Fighting physical 15 75 100%

Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.

32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

37 37 37 37 37 Sandstorm Rock status 10

Changes the weather to a sandstorm for five turns.

39 39 39 39 39 Rock Tomb Rock physical 15 60 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

40 40 40 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

42 42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

44 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 45 45 45 Attract Normal status 15 100%

Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

54 54 54 54 False Swipe Normal physical 40 40 100%

Cannot lower the target's HP below 1.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

68 68 68 68 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

69 69 69 69 Rock Polish Rock status 20

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

71 71 71 71 Stone Edge Rock physical 5 100 80%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

75 75 75 75 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

76 76 Struggle Bug Bug special 20 50 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

78 78 Bulldoze Ground physical 20 60 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

76 76 Stealth Rock Rock status 20

Causes damage when opposing Pokémon switch in.

78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.

80 80 80 80 Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

81 81 81 81 X-Scissor Bug physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

82 82 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

83 83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

87 87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

90 90 90 90 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

91 91 91 91 Flash Cannon Steel special 10 80 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

94 94 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 Cut Normal physical 30 50 95%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 Strength Normal physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H6 H6 H6 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

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