Essentials

Groudon

The Continent Pokémon

Groudon

Ground

Abilities

Drought

Summons strong sunlight that lasts indefinitely upon entering battle.

Damage Taken

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 0
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass 2
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 2
  • Normal 1
  • Poison ½
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock ½
  • Steel 1
  • Water 2

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 3
National
383
Hoenn
199 Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Names

Japanese
グラードン (guraadon)
Official roomaji
Groudon
Korean
그란돈
Chinese
固拉多
French
Groudon
German
Groudon
Spanish
Groudon
Italian
Groudon

Breeding

Gender
genderless Search:
Egg groups
  • Undiscovered
Hatch counter
120 Search:
Steps to hatch
30855 / 15555

Compatibility

Groudon cannot breed.

Training

Base EXP
302 Search:
Effort points
  • 3 Attack
Capture rate
5 Search:
Base happiness
0 Search:
Growth rate
slow Search:

Wild held items

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

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Groudon

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
100
89.9 373 404
Attack
150
97.8 368 399
Defense
140
97.3 348 379
Special Attack
100
81.4 268 299
Special Defense
90
77.7 248 279
Speed
90
75.6 248 279
Total
670
97.1

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★☆
Power
★★★★✯
Skill
★★★★✯
Stamina
★★★★✯
Jump
★★
Total
15/18/19

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

It had been asleep in underground magma ever since it fiercely fought Kyogre long ago.

Generation 6
X

Said to have expanded the lands by evaporating water with raging heat. It battled titanically with Kyogre.

Y

This legendary Pokémon is said to represent the land. It went to sleep after dueling Kyogre.

Sprites

Groudon Groudon Groudon Groudon

Miscellany

Species
Continent Search:
Color
Red Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
rough terrain Search:
Footprint
Groudon
Shape
Sciurine Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Groudon
35

11'5.8"
3.5 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Groudon
9500

2094.4 lb
950.0 kg

Locations

Pal Park

Area
Mountain
Score
90
Rate
3

Moves

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

Physical moves better suit Groudon'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.
Mud Shot Ground special 15 55 95%

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

5 5 5 5 5 Scary Face Normal status 10 100%

Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.

15 15 15 Lava Plume Fire special 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to burn the target.

20 20 20 Hammer Arm Fighting physical 10 100 90%

Lowers user's Speed by one stage.

30 30 30 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

15 15 Ancient Power Rock special 5 60 100%

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

20 20 Slash Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

30 30 Bulk Up Fighting status 20

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

35 35 35 35 35 Earthquake Ground physical 10 100 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.

45 45 45 Ancient Power Rock special 5 60 100%

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

50 50 50 Eruption Fire special 5 150 100%

Inflicts more damage when the user has more HP remaining, with a maximum of 150 power.

60 60 60 Bulk Up Fighting status 20

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

45 45 Fire Blast Fire special 5 110 85%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

50 50 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

60 60 Fissure Ground physical 5 * 30%

Causes a one-hit KO.

65 65 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

75 65 65 65 Earth Power Ground special 10 90 100%

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

75 75 75 Fissure Ground physical 5 * 30%

Causes a one-hit KO.

75 80 Eruption Fire special 5 150 100%

Inflicts more damage when the user has more HP remaining, with a maximum of 150 power.

80 80 80 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

90 90 90 Fire Blast Fire special 5 110 85%

Has a 10% chance to burn 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 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 Counter Fighting physical 20 * 100% -5

Inflicts twice the damage the user received from the last physical hit it took.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Defense Curl Normal status 40

Raises user's Defense by one stage.

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 Dragon Pulse Dragon special 10 85 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dynamic Punch Fighting physical 5 100 50%

Has a 100% chance to confuse the target.

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 Fire Punch Fire physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

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 Head Steel physical 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

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 Mega Kick Normal physical 5 120 75%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mega Punch Normal physical 20 80 85%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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 Psych Up Normal status 10

Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.

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 Rollout Rock physical 20 30 90%

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

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 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 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 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

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

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Thunder Punch Electric physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Thunder Wave Electric status 20 100%

Paralyzes the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Uproar Normal special 10 90 100%

Forced to use this move for several turns. Pokémon cannot fall asleep in that time.

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.
01 01 Hone Claws Dark status 15

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

02 02 02 02 02 Dragon Claw Dragon physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

05 05 05 05 05 Roar Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

08 08 08 08 08 Bulk Up Fighting status 20

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

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.

20 20 20 20 20 Safeguard Normal status 25

Protects the user's field from major status ailments and confusion for five turns.

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

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

22 22 22 22 22 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

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.

24 24 24 24 24 Thunderbolt Electric special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

25 25 25 25 25 Thunder Electric special 10 110 70%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

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.

34 34 34 Shock Wave Electric special 20 60

Never misses.

35 35 35 35 35 Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

37 37 37 37 37 Sandstorm Rock status 10

Changes the weather to a sandstorm for five turns.

38 38 38 38 38 Fire Blast Fire special 5 110 85%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

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.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

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

50 50 50 50 50 Overheat Fire special 5 130 90%

Lowers the user's Special Attack by two stages after inflicting damage.

52 52 52 52 Focus Blast Fighting special 5 120 70%

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

56 56 56 56 Fling Dark physical 10 * 100%

Throws held item at the target; power depends on the item.

59 59 Incinerate Fire special 15 60 100%

Destroys the target's held berry.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

59 59 Dragon Pulse Dragon special 10 85 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

65 65 65 65 Shadow Claw Ghost physical 15 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

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.

73 73 73 73 Thunder Wave Electric status 20 100%

Paralyzes the target.

75 75 75 75 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

76 76 Stealth Rock Rock status 20

Causes damage when opposing Pokémon switch in.

77 77 77 77 Psych Up Normal status 10

Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.

78 78 Bulldoze Ground physical 20 60 100%

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

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

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

82 82 Dragon Tail Dragon physical 10 60 90% -6

Ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

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.

94 94 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

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

98 Power-Up Punch Fighting physical 20 40 100%

Has a 100% chance to raise the user's Attack 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.

H8 H8 Rock Climb Normal physical 20 90 85%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

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