Diggersby (Pokémon)

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Bunnelby #659: Bunnelby
Pokémon
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Diggersby
Digging Pokémon
ホルード
Horudo
#660
Diggersby



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Normal Ground
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Pickup or Cheek Pouch Cacophony
Cacophony
Huge Power
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
127 (16.6%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Field
Hatch time
4112 - 4368 steps
Height
3'03" 1.0 m
Diggersby
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Weight
93.5 lbs. 42.4 kg
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Mega Stone
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#660
Kanto
#000
Johto
#000
Hoenn
#000
Sinnoh

Unova
Central
#011
Kalos
#000
Alola
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-000
Fiore
R-000
Almia

Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
Unknown
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
148
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 2
Diggersby
0
HP
2
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Body06.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
FUnknown.png None.png
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Pokédex color
Brown
Base friendship
70
External Links

Diggersby (Japanese: ホルード Horudo) is a dual-type Normal/Ground Pokémon introduced in Generation VI.

It evolves from Bunnelby starting at level 20.

Biology

Diggersby is a bipedal Pokémon resembling a large, portly rabbit. Its most remarkable features are its two ears, which are each crowned with a massive, muscular forearm, complete with three-fingered paws. The ears are furry and mostly grey in coloration, with a pink inner pinna, whereas the paws at the ends of the ears are brown. Three spots of brown fur surround each of the ear-wrists. A pointed protrusion marks the outer elbow, hinting at the presence of bones inside the ear-forearms. These ears are strong enough to lift objects weighing over a ton and prove to be an invaluable asset in Diggersby's digging.

The other four limbs growing from Diggersby's round, grey torso are small in comparison to the ears. The fur of the upper paws is white, while the feet are brown. A sash-like band composed of thicker, wooly fur surrounds its waist, where it tends to tuck its paws in. This sash is sectioned brown on its sides and yellow at its front and back; its short tail is also yellow, protruding from the back section of the sash. Diggersby's face is dominated by a large brown muzzle, resembling stubble. Two large front teeth protrude from its wide mouth and three whiskers decorate each cheek. Its eyes are perpetually squinting and it seems to favor a slightly furrowed brow.

In the anime

Diggersby in the anime

Major appearances

Diggersby made its anime debut in To Catch a Pokémon Smuggler! under the ownership of Dolan.

A Diggersby appeared in a flashback in A Trip Down Memory Train!.

Clemont's Bunnelby appeared as a Diggersby in a dream in Dream a Little Dream from Me!.

Minor appearances

A Diggersby appeared in Summer of Discovery! on a video icon.

A Diggersby appeared in A Fork in the Road! A Parting of the Ways!.

A Diggersby appeared in Battling With a Clean Slate!.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
XY012 Diggersby Ash's Pokédex Diggersby, the Digging Pokémon, and the evolved form of Bunnelby. Diggersby can easily lift a boulder weighing over a ton with its powerful ears.
This concludes the entries from the XY series.

In the manga

Diggersby in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Team Flare scientist Aliana owns a Diggersby which she used to take Li'l Kanga from Kanga's pouch as a hostage.

In the TCG

Main article: Diggersby (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VI.
Generation VI
X With their powerful ears, they can heft boulders of a ton or more with ease. They can be a big help at construction sites.
Y As powerful as an excavator, its ears can reduce dense bedrock to rubble. When it's finished digging, it lounges lazily.
Omega Ruby With their powerful ears, they can heft boulders of a ton or more with ease. They can be a big help at construction sites.
Alpha Sapphire As powerful as an excavator, its ears can reduce dense bedrock to rubble. When it's finished digging, it lounges lazily.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VI.
Generation VI
X Y
Route 22, Friend Safari (Ground)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Trade
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Pokémon Bank

In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VI.
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Safari Jungle: Stage 3Mo
Shuffle
Violeta Palace: Stage 393
Rumble World
Dark Land: Forgotten Forest (All Areas)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 85
145 - 192 280 - 374
Attack: 56
54 - 118 105 - 232
Defense: 77
73 - 141 143 - 278
Sp.Atk: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Sp.Def: 77
73 - 141 143 - 278
Speed: 78
74 - 143 144 - 280
Total: 423   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VII, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VII
Other generations:
VI
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Hammer Arm Fighting Physical 100100 09090% 10
011 Rototiller Ground Status 0000 —% 10
011 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100100% 20
011 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —% 20
011 Tackle Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Agility Psychic Status 0000 —% 30
011 Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
077 Quick Attack Normal Physical 04040 100100% 30
1313 Double Slap Normal Physical 01515 08585% 10
1313 Mud-Slap Ground Special 02020 100100% 10
1515 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 08585% 20
1818 Mud Shot Ground Special 05555 09595% 15
2121 Double Kick Fighting Physical 03030 100100% 30
2727 Odor Sleuth Normal Status 0000 —% 40
3232 Flail Normal Physical 0000 100100% 15
3737 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100100% 10
4343 Bounce Flying Physical 08585 08585% 5
4848 Super Fang Normal Physical 0000 09090% 10
5454 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100100% 20
5757 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100100% 10
6060 Hammer Arm Fighting Physical 100100 09090% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Diggersby
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Diggersby

By TM/HM

Generation VII
Other generations:
VI
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM01Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM01 Work Up Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
TM06Bag TM Poison VI Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
TM08Bag TM Fighting VI Sprite.png TM08 Bulk Up Fighting Status 0000 —}}—% 20
TM10Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM15Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM17Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM21Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TM23Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM23 Smack Down Rock Physical 05050 100}}100% 15
TM26Bag TM Ground VI Sprite.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TM27Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TM31Bag TM Fighting VI Sprite.png TM31 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM32Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
TM36Bag TM Poison VI Sprite.png TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM37Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM37 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM39Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM41Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM41 Torment Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM42Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM44Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM45Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM46Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM46 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TM48Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM56Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM59Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM59 Brutal Swing Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM66Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
TM68Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM71Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM71 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
TM75Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
TM78Bag TM Ground VI Sprite.png TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM80Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM86Bag TM Grass VI Sprite.png TM86 Grass Knot Grass Special 0000 100}}100% 20
TM87Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 085}}85% 15
TM88Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM89Bag TM Bug VI Sprite.png TM89 U-turn Bug Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM90Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM93Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM93 Wild Charge Electric Physical 09090 100}}100% 15
TM94Bag TM Water VI Sprite.png TM94 Surf Water Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM96Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM96 Nature Power Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
XTM100Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Diggersby
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Diggersby

By breeding

Generation VII
Other generations:
VI
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
SandshrewSandshrewSandslashSandslashSentretFurret
DunsparcePhanpyDonphanSphealSealeoWalrein
BidoofBibarelMunnaMusharnaKomalaTogedemaru
Defense Curl Normal Status —% 40
SandshrewSandslashCyndaquilQuilavaTyphlosionDunsparce
PhanpyDonphanWailmerWailordSphealSealeo
WalreinBidoofBibarelTepigPigniteEmboar
DarumakaDarmanitanChespinQuilladinChesnaughtKomala
Togedemaru
Rollout Rock Physical 30 90% 20
Delibird Spikes* Ground Status —% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Diggersby in Generation VII
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Diggersby in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Diggersby
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Diggersby

By tutoring

Generation VII
Other generations:
VI
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Diggersby can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Diggersby cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Diggersby
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Diggersby

By a prior evolution

Generation VII
Other generations:
VI
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon has no moves exclusive to prior evolutions.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Diggersby
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Diggersby

Side game data

Pokémon Battle Trozei
Ground
Attack Power: ★★★★★

BT660.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Ground
None.png Attack Power: 60 - 80 Raise Max Level.png 0

#546
Shuffle660.png

Stabilize
Occasionally erases one of the foe's disruptions on the board.


Evolution

659Bunnelby.png
Unevolved
Bunnelby
 Normal 
Rare Candy
Level 20
660Diggersby.png
First evolution
Diggersby
 Normal  Ground 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VI.
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 660.png Spr b 6x 660.png Spr 6x 660.png Spr b 6x 660.png
Spr 6x 660 s.png Spr b 6x 660 s.png Spr 6x 660 s.png Spr b 6x 660 s.png
Front Back Front Back
660MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Diggersby images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • No other Pokémon has the same type combination as Diggersby.
  • Diggersby is the only Pokémon with a base stat total of 423.
  • Diggersby is the only Ground-type Pokémon to learn Spikes.

Origin

Diggersby is based on a rabbit. Considering its ability to use its ears as powerful digging and excavating tools, as well as the fact that it hangs out at construction sites, Diggersby is probably based on an excavator and possibly other heavy equipment. The brown fur on its ears resembles excavated dirt or mud. Its tendency to laze about after working, as well as its muzzle and mud-like markings, may also mean Diggersby is based on construction workers as well.

Name origin

Diggersby may be a combination of digger and bunny.

Horudo may be a combination of 掘る horu (to dig) or hole and 土 do (soil) or 兎 to (rabbit).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ホルード Horudo From 掘る horu and do or to
France Flag.png French Excavarenne From excavation and lapin de garenne
Spain Flag.png Spanish Diggersby Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Grebbit From Graben and rabbit
Italy Flag.png Italian Diggersby Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 파르토 Pareuto From 파다 pada and 토 (土) to or 토 (兔) to
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 攉地兔 Fokdeihtou From fok, deih, and tou
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 攉土兔 Huōtǔtù From huō, , and


External links

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