Essentials

Marowak

Marowak

Ground

Abilities

Rock Head

Protects against recoil damage.

Lightning Rod

Redirects single-target Electric moves to this Pokémon where possible. Absorbs Electric moves, raising Special Attack one stage.

Hidden Ability

Battle Armor

Protects against critical hits.

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 1
National
105
Kanto
105 Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed, LeafGreen
Original Johto
204 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Updated Johto
209 HeartGold, SoulSilver
Coastal Kalos
61 X, Y

Names

Japanese
ガラガラ (garagara)
Official roomaji
Garagara
Korean
텅구리
Chinese
嘎啦嘎啦
French
Ossatueur
German
Knogga
Spanish
Marowak
Italian
Marowak

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Monster
Hatch counter
20 Search:
Steps to hatch
5355 / 2805

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
149 Search:
Effort points
  • 2 Defense
Capture rate
75 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium Search:

Wild held items

Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, FireRed, LeafGreen 5% Thick Club Thick Club
Colosseum, XD nothing
Generation 4 5% Thick Club Thick Club
Generation 5 5% Thick Club Thick Club
Generation 6 5% Thick Club Thick Club

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Cubone Marowak Level up, starting at level 28

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
60
39.0 293 324
Attack
80
56.6 228 259
Defense
110
89.5 288 319
Special Attack
50
28.0 168 199
Special Defense
80
66.5 228 259
Speed
45
23.9 158 189
Total
425
47.8

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯☆
Power
★✯✯✯☆
Skill
★✯✯
Stamina
★★✯✯
Jump
★★
Total
7/15/17

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

From its birth, this savage Pokémon constantly holds bones. It is skilled in using them as weapons.

Generation 6
X

It is small and was originally very weak. Its temperament turned ferocious when it began using bones.

Y

The bone it holds is its key weapon. It throws the bone skillfully like a boomerang to KO targets.

Sprites

Marowak Marowak Marowak Marowak

Miscellany

Species
Bone Keeper Search:
Color
Brown Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
mountain Search:
Footprint
Marowak
Shape
Sciurine Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Marowak
10

3'3.4"
1.0 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Marowak
450

99.2 lb
45.0 kg

Locations

Red Red
Blue Blue
Yellow Yellow
FireRed FireRed
LeafGreen LeafGreen
HeartGold HeartGold
SoulSilver SoulSilver
Black Black
White White

Pal Park

Area
Mountain
Score
70
Rate
20

Moves

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

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

Red, Blue Yellow Gold, Silver Crystal 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.
Growl Normal status 40 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by one stage.

Bone Club Ground physical 20 65 85%

Has a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

Tail Whip Normal status 30 100%

Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.

10 Bone Club Ground physical 20 65 85%

Has a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

Growl Normal status 40 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by one stage.

Leer Normal status 30 100%

Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.

Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

13 5 5 5 3 3 3 3 Tail Whip Normal status 30 100%

Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.

9 9 9 7 7 7 7 Bone Club Ground physical 20 65 85%

Has a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

18 13 13 13 11 11 11 11 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

25 17 17 17 13 13 13 13 Leer Normal status 30 100%

Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.

33 21 21 21 17 17 17 17 Focus Energy Normal status 30

Increases the user's chance to score a critical hit.

25 Leer Normal status 30 100%

Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.

33 Focus Energy Normal status 30

Increases the user's chance to score a critical hit.

25 25 25 21 21 21 21 Bonemerang Ground physical 10 50 90%

Hits twice in one turn.

32 32 32 23 23 23 23 Rage Normal physical 20 20 100%

If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.

39 39 39 27 27 27 27 False Swipe Normal physical 40 40 100%

Cannot lower the target's HP below 1.

41 41 46 46 46 33 33 33 33 Thrash Normal physical 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

48 48 Bonemerang Ground physical 10 50 90%

Hits twice in one turn.

55 55 Rage Normal physical 20 20 100%

If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.

37 37 37 37 Fling Dark physical 10 * 100%

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

53 53 53 43 43 43 43 Bone Rush Ground physical 10 25 90%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

49 49 49 49 Endeavor Normal physical 5 * 100%

Lowers the target's HP to equal the user's.

61 53 53 53 53 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

59 59 Retaliate Normal physical 5 70 100%

Has double power if a friendly Pokémon fainted last turn.

Level up, learned by Cubone but not Marowak
Growl Normal status 40 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by one stage.

Red, Blue Yellow Gold, Silver Crystal 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 Cubone but not Marowak
• • • • • • • Ancient Power Rock special 5 60 100%

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

• • • • • • • Belly Drum Normal status 10

User pays half its max HP to max out its Attack.

• • Chip Away Normal physical 20 70 100%

Ignores the target's stat modifiers.

• • • Detect Fighting status 5 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

• • • • Double Kick Fighting physical 30 30 100%

Hits twice in one turn.

• • Endure Normal status 10 4

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

• • • • Iron Head Steel physical 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

• • • • • • • Perish Song Normal status 5

User and target both faint after three turns.

• • • • • Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

• • • • • • • Screech Normal status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.

• • • • • • • Skull Bash Normal physical 10 130 100%

Raises the user's Defense by one stage. User charges for one turn before attacking.

• • • • Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

Red, Blue Yellow Gold, Silver Crystal 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.
Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endeavor Normal physical 5 * 100%

Lowers the target's HP to equal the user's.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ice Beam Ice special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Icy Wind Ice special 15 55 95%

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

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

Raises the user's Defense by two stages.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

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

Target drops its held item.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

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

Copies the target's last used move.

Crystal 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.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Outrage Dragon physical 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

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

Causes damage when opposing Pokémon switch in.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

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

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

Crystal 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.

Crystal 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.

Red, Blue Yellow Gold, Silver Crystal 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 01 Focus Punch Fighting physical 20 150 100% -3

If the user takes damage before attacking, the attack is canceled.

01 01 Dynamic Punch Fighting physical 5 100 50%

Has a 100% chance to confuse the target.

02 02 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

03 03 Curse Ghost status 10

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

01 01 Mega Punch Normal physical 20 80 85%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

05 05 Mega Kick Normal physical 5 120 75%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

06 06 06 06 06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

08 08 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

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

10 10 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 11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

13 13 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

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

08 08 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

09 09 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

10 10 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

11 11 Bubble Beam Water special 20 65 100%

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

12 12 Water Gun Water special 25 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

13 13 13 13 13 13 13 Ice Beam Ice special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 Blizzard Ice special 5 110 70%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

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

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

17 17 Submission Fighting physical 20 80 80%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

18 18 Counter Fighting physical 20 * 100% -5

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

19 19 Seismic Toss Fighting physical 20 * 100%

Inflicts damage equal to the user's level.

20 20 Rage Normal physical 20 20 100%

If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.

16 16 Icy Wind Ice special 15 55 95%

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

17 17 17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

20 20 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

21 21 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 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 26 26 26 26 Earthquake Ground physical 10 100 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.

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

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

27 27 Fissure Ground physical 5 * 30%

Causes a one-hit KO.

28 28 28 28 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.

31 31 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

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

31 31 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

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

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

34 34 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

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

35 35 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

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

37 37 37 37 37 37 37 Sandstorm Rock status 10

Changes the weather to a sandstorm for five turns.

34 34 Bide Normal physical 10 * 1

User waits for two turns, then hits back for twice the damage it took.

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

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

41 41 Thunder Punch Electric physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

43 43 Detect Fighting status 5 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

40 40 Skull Bash Normal physical 10 130 100%

Raises the user's Defense by one stage. User charges for one turn before attacking.

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 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 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.

46 46 46 46 46 46 46 Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

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

49 49 Echoed Voice Normal special 15 40 100%

Power increases by 100% for each consecutive use by any friendly Pokémon, to a maximum of 200.

48 48 Fire Punch Fire physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

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.

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

Cannot lower the target's HP below 1.

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.

67 67 Retaliate Normal physical 5 70 100%

Has double power if a friendly Pokémon fainted last turn.

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.

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.

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.

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.

50 50 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.

H4 H4 H4 H4 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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