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Rock Tomb (move)

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Rock Tomb
がんせきふうじ Rock Trap
Rock Tomb V.png
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Type  Rock
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  60
Accuracy  95%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Smart
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
Jam  0  
Temporarily stops the crowd from getting excited.
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Enables the user to perform last in the next turn.

Rock Tomb (Japanese: がんせきふうじ Rock Trap) is a damage-dealing Rock-type move introduced in Generation III. It has been TM39 since Generation III.

Effect

Generations III to V

Rock Tomb has 50 power, 10 PP, and 80% accuracy. It lowers the opponent's Speed one stage.

Generation VI

Rock Tomb's power changed from 50 to 60, its PP changed from 10 to 15, and its accuracy changed from 80% to 95%.

Description

Games Description
RSE Stops the foe from moving with rocks and cuts Speed.*
Stops the foe from moving with rocks. May lower Speed.*
FRLG Boulders are hurled at the foe. It also lowers the foe’s Speed if it hits.
Colo.XD Immobilizes the target with rocks, and cuts Speed.*
Stops target from moving with rocks. May lower Speed.*
PMDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It also lowers the target's Movement Speed by one level.
DPPtHGSS Boulders are hurled at the foe. It also lowers the foe’s Speed by preventing its movement.*
Large boulders are hurled at the foe to inflict damage. It may also make the target flinch.DP*
Large boulders are hurled at the foe to inflict damage. It lowers the foe's Speed.PtHGSS*
BWB2W2 Boulders are hurled at the target. It also lowers the target's Speed by preventing its movement.
Conq Bombard the enemy with rocks. It may also reduce the target's Range.
XY Boulders are hurled at the target. This also lowers the target's Speed stat by preventing its movement.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
095 Onix Onix Rock Ground   17 17 13 10
185 Sudowoodo Sudowoodo Rock Rock   30 30 22 22
208 Steelix Steelix Steel Ground   17 17 13 10
343 Baltoy Baltoy Ground Psychic 15 15 18 10 10
344 Claydol Claydol Ground Psychic 15 15 18 10 10
369 Relicanth Relicanth Water Rock 15 15 15 15
438 Bonsly Bonsly Rock Rock   30 30 22 22
645 Landorus Landorus Ground Flying     -- --
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Type Father
II III IV V VI
524 Roggenrola Roggenrola Rock Rock OnixSudowoodoSteelix OnixSudowoodoSteelix
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Type Machine
I
[[|]]
II
[[|]]
III
TM39
IV
TM39
V
TM39
VI
TM39
004 Charmander Charmander Fire Fire
005 Charmeleon Charmeleon Fire Fire
006 Charizard Charizard Fire Flying
007 Squirtle Squirtle Water Water
008 Wartortle Wartortle Water Water
009 Blastoise Blastoise Water Water
023 Ekans Ekans Poison Poison
024 Arbok Arbok Poison Poison
027 Sandshrew Sandshrew Ground Ground
028 Sandslash Sandslash Ground Ground
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen Poison Ground
034 Nidoking Nidoking Poison Ground
050 Diglett Diglett Ground Ground
051 Dugtrio Dugtrio Ground Ground
056 Mankey Mankey Fighting Fighting
057 Primeape Primeape Fighting Fighting
062 Poliwrath Poliwrath Water Fighting
066 Machop Machop Fighting Fighting
067 Machoke Machoke Fighting Fighting
068 Machamp Machamp Fighting Fighting
074 Geodude Geodude Rock Ground
075 Graveler Graveler Rock Ground
076 Golem Golem Rock Ground
088 Grimer Grimer Poison Poison
089 Muk Muk Poison Poison
095 Onix Onix Rock Ground
098 Krabby Krabby Water Water
099 Kingler Kingler Water Water
104 Cubone Cubone Ground Ground
105 Marowak Marowak Ground Ground
106 Hitmonlee Hitmonlee Fighting Fighting
107 Hitmonchan Hitmonchan Fighting Fighting
108 Lickitung Lickitung Normal Normal
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn Ground Rock
112 Rhydon Rhydon Ground Rock
113 Chansey Chansey Normal Normal
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan Normal Normal
127 Pinsir Pinsir Bug Bug
128 Tauros Tauros Normal Normal
138 Omanyte Omanyte Rock Water
139 Omastar Omastar Rock Water
140 Kabuto Kabuto Rock Water
141 Kabutops Kabutops Rock Water
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl Rock Flying
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal
149 Dragonite Dragonite Dragon Flying
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo Psychic Psychic
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
157 Typhlosion Typhlosion Fire Fire
158 Totodile Totodile Water Water
159 Croconaw Croconaw Water Water
160 Feraligatr Feraligatr Water Water
185 Sudowoodo Sudowoodo Rock Rock
195 Quagsire Quagsire Water Ground
204 Pineco Pineco Bug Bug
205 Forretress Forretress Bug Steel
206 Dunsparce Dunsparce Normal Normal
207 Gligar Gligar Ground Flying
208 Steelix Steelix Steel Ground
210 Granbull Granbull Fairy Fairy
213 Shuckle Shuckle Bug Rock
214 Heracross Heracross Bug Fighting
216 Teddiursa Teddiursa Normal Normal
217 Ursaring Ursaring Normal Normal
218 Slugma Slugma Fire Fire
219 Magcargo Magcargo Fire Rock
220 Swinub Swinub Ice Ground
221 Piloswine Piloswine Ice Ground
222 Corsola Corsola Water Rock
226 Mantine Mantine Water Flying
227 Skarmory Skarmory Steel Flying
231 Phanpy Phanpy Ground Ground
232 Donphan Donphan Ground Ground
241 Miltank Miltank Normal Normal
242 Blissey Blissey Normal Normal
246 Larvitar Larvitar Rock Ground
247 Pupitar Pupitar Rock Ground
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar Rock Dark
252 Treecko Treecko Grass Grass
253 Grovyle Grovyle Grass Grass
254 Sceptile Sceptile Grass Grass
255 Torchic Torchic Fire Fire
256 Combusken Combusken Fire Fighting
257 Blaziken Blaziken Fire Fighting
258 Mudkip Mudkip Water Water
259 Marshtomp Marshtomp Water Ground
260 Swampert Swampert Water Ground
274 Nuzleaf Nuzleaf Grass Dark
275 Shiftry Shiftry Grass Dark
286 Breloom Breloom Grass Fighting
287 Slakoth Slakoth Normal Normal
288 Vigoroth Vigoroth Normal Normal
289 Slaking Slaking Normal Normal
294 Loudred Loudred Normal Normal
295 Exploud Exploud Normal Normal
296 Makuhita Makuhita Fighting Fighting
297 Hariyama Hariyama Fighting Fighting
299 Nosepass Nosepass Rock Rock
302 Sableye Sableye Dark Ghost
303 Mawile Mawile Steel Fairy
304 Aron Aron Steel Rock
305 Lairon Lairon Steel Rock
306 Aggron Aggron Steel Rock
307 Meditite Meditite Fighting Psychic
308 Medicham Medicham Fighting Psychic
319 Sharpedo Sharpedo Water Dark
320 Wailmer Wailmer Water Water
321 Wailord Wailord Water Water
322 Numel Numel Fire Ground
323 Camerupt Camerupt Fire Ground
324 Torkoal Torkoal Fire Fire
327 Spinda Spinda Normal Normal
328 Trapinch Trapinch Ground Ground
329 Vibrava Vibrava Ground Dragon
330 Flygon Flygon Ground Dragon
335 Zangoose Zangoose Normal Normal
337 Lunatone Lunatone Rock Psychic
338 Solrock Solrock Rock Psychic
339 Barboach Barboach Water Ground
340 Whiscash Whiscash Water Ground
341 Corphish Corphish Water Water
342 Crawdaunt Crawdaunt Water Dark
343 Baltoy Baltoy Ground Psychic
344 Claydol Claydol Ground Psychic
345 Lileep Lileep Rock Grass
346 Cradily Cradily Rock Grass
347 Anorith Anorith Rock Bug
348 Armaldo Armaldo Rock Bug
352 Kecleon Kecleon Normal Normal
356 Dusclops Dusclops Ghost Ghost
359 Absol Absol Dark Dark
363 Spheal Spheal Ice Water
364 Sealeo Sealeo Ice Water
365 Walrein Walrein Ice Water
367 Huntail Huntail Water Water
369 Relicanth Relicanth Water Rock
371 Bagon Bagon Dragon Dragon
372 Shelgon Shelgon Dragon Dragon
373 Salamence Salamence Dragon Flying
375 Metang Metang Steel Psychic
376 Metagross Metagross Steel Psychic
377 Regirock Regirock Rock Rock
378 Regice Regice Ice Ice
379 Registeel Registeel Steel Steel
382 Kyogre Kyogre Water Water
383 Groudon Groudon Ground Ground
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza Dragon Flying
386 Deoxys Deoxys Psychic Psychic
389 Torterra Torterra Grass Ground
391 Monferno Monferno Fire Fighting
392 Infernape Infernape Fire Fighting
393 Piplup Piplup Water Water
394 Prinplup Prinplup Water Water
395 Empoleon Empoleon Water Steel
408 Cranidos Cranidos Rock Rock
409 Rampardos Rampardos Rock Rock
410 Shieldon Shieldon Rock Steel
411 Bastiodon Bastiodon Rock Steel
413 Wormadam Wormadam
Sandy Cloak
Bug Ground
418 Buizel Buizel Water Water
419 Floatzel Floatzel Water Water
423 Gastrodon Gastrodon Water Ground
436 Bronzor Bronzor Steel Psychic
437 Bronzong Bronzong Steel Psychic
438 Bonsly Bonsly Rock Rock
442 Spiritomb Spiritomb Ghost Dark
443 Gible Gible Dragon Ground
444 Gabite Gabite Dragon Ground
445 Garchomp Garchomp Dragon Ground
446 Munchlax Munchlax Normal Normal
447 Riolu Riolu Fighting Fighting
448 Lucario Lucario Fighting Steel
449 Hippopotas Hippopotas Ground Ground
450 Hippowdon Hippowdon Ground Ground
451 Skorupi Skorupi Poison Bug
452 Drapion Drapion Poison Dark
453 Croagunk Croagunk Poison Fighting
454 Toxicroak Toxicroak Poison Fighting
460 Abomasnow Abomasnow Grass Ice
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky Normal Normal
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior Ground Rock
465 Tangrowth Tangrowth Grass Grass
466 Electivire Electivire Electric Electric
467 Magmortar Magmortar Fire Fire
472 Gliscor Gliscor Ground Flying
473 Mamoswine Mamoswine Ice Ground
475 Gallade Gallade Psychic Fighting
476 Probopass Probopass Rock Steel
477 Dusknoir Dusknoir Ghost Ghost
483 Dialga Dialga Steel Dragon
484 Palkia Palkia Water Dragon
485 Heatran Heatran Fire Steel
486 Regigigas Regigigas Normal Normal
491 Darkrai Darkrai Dark Dark
493 Arceus Arceus Normal Normal
498 Tepig Tepig Fire Fire
499 Pignite Pignite Fire Fighting
500 Emboar Emboar Fire Fighting
506 Lillipup Lillipup Normal Normal
507 Herdier Herdier Normal Normal
508 Stoutland Stoutland Normal Normal
511 Pansage Pansage Grass Grass
512 Simisage Simisage Grass Grass
513 Pansear Pansear Fire Fire
514 Simisear Simisear Fire Fire
515 Panpour Panpour Water Water
516 Simipour Simipour Water Water
517 Munna Munna Psychic Psychic
518 Musharna Musharna Psychic Psychic
524 Roggenrola Roggenrola Rock Rock
525 Boldore Boldore Rock Rock
526 Gigalith Gigalith Rock Rock
529 Drilbur Drilbur Ground Ground
530 Excadrill Excadrill Ground Steel
532 Timburr Timburr Fighting Fighting
533 Gurdurr Gurdurr Fighting Fighting
534 Conkeldurr Conkeldurr Fighting Fighting
537 Seismitoad Seismitoad Water Ground
538 Throh Throh Fighting Fighting
539 Sawk Sawk Fighting Fighting
545 Scolipede Scolipede Bug Poison
551 Sandile Sandile Ground Dark
552 Krokorok Krokorok Ground Dark
553 Krookodile Krookodile Ground Dark
554 Darumaka Darumaka Fire Fire
555 Darmanitan Darmanitan Fire Fire
557 Dwebble Dwebble Bug Rock
558 Crustle Crustle Bug Rock
559 Scraggy Scraggy Dark Fighting
560 Scrafty Scrafty Dark Fighting
564 Tirtouga Tirtouga Water Rock
565 Carracosta Carracosta Water Rock
566 Archen Archen Rock Flying
567 Archeops Archeops Rock Flying
574 Gothita Gothita Psychic Psychic
575 Gothorita Gothorita Psychic Psychic
576 Gothitelle Gothitelle Psychic Psychic
577 Solosis Solosis Psychic Psychic
578 Duosion Duosion Psychic Psychic
579 Reuniclus Reuniclus Psychic Psychic
604 Eelektross Eelektross Electric Electric
605 Elgyem Elgyem Psychic Psychic
606 Beheeyem Beheeyem Psychic Psychic
610 Axew Axew Dragon Dragon
611 Fraxure Fraxure Dragon Dragon
612 Haxorus Haxorus Dragon Dragon
613 Cubchoo Cubchoo Ice Ice
614 Beartic Beartic Ice Ice
618 Stunfisk Stunfisk Ground Electric
619 Mienfoo Mienfoo Fighting Fighting
620 Mienshao Mienshao Fighting Fighting
621 Druddigon Druddigon Dragon Dragon
622 Golett Golett Ground Ghost
623 Golurk Golurk Ground Ghost
624 Pawniard Pawniard Dark Steel
625 Bisharp Bisharp Dark Steel
627 Rufflet Rufflet Normal Flying
628 Braviary Braviary Normal Flying
629 Vullaby Vullaby Dark Flying
630 Mandibuzz Mandibuzz Dark Flying
631 Heatmor Heatmor Fire Fire
632 Durant Durant Bug Steel
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon Dark Dragon
639 Terrakion Terrakion Rock Fighting
643 Reshiram Reshiram Dragon Fire
644 Zekrom Zekrom Dragon Electric
645 Landorus Landorus Ground Flying
646 Kyurem Kyurem Dragon Ice
650 Chespin Chespin Grass Grass
651 Quilladin Quilladin Grass Grass
652 Chesnaught Chesnaught Grass Fighting
656 Froakie Froakie Water Water
657 Frogadier Frogadier Water Water
658 Greninja Greninja Water Dark
659 Bunnelby Bunnelby Normal Normal
660 Diggersby Diggersby Normal Ground
674 Pancham Pancham Fighting Fighting
675 Pangoro Pangoro Fighting Dark
688 Binacle Binacle Rock Water
689 Barbaracle Barbaracle Rock Water
694 Helioptile Helioptile Electric Normal
695 Heliolisk Heliolisk Electric Normal
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt Rock Dragon
697 Tyrantrum Tyrantrum Rock Dragon
698 Amaura Amaura Rock Ice
699 Aurorus Aurorus Rock Ice
701 Hawlucha Hawlucha Fighting Flying
703 Carbink Carbink Rock Fairy
712 Bergmite Bergmite Ice Ice
713 Avalugg Avalugg Ice Ice
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Conquest

Rock Tomb is the only move of Onix and Larvitar.

In the anime

Roxanne Nosepass Rock Tomb 1.png Roxanne Nosepass Rock Tomb 2.png Paul Magmortar Rock Tomb.png Trip Conkeldurr Rock Tomb.png
Nosepass Trapping Magmortar Conkeldurr
The target is surrounded by rocks which emerge from the ground and trap it, or the user forms a giant rock a hurls it at the target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
299 Nosepass Nosepass jumps into the air and lands on the ground. When it lands, giant rocks protrude from the ground and surrounds the opponent, making it unable to move.
Roxanne's Nosepass A Winner by a Nosepass Debut
328 Trapinch Trapinch calls out and giant rocks shoot out of the ground and surround the opponent.
A Trapinch Solana captured using her Capture Styler Pokémon Ranger and the Kidnapped Riolu! Part 2 None
467 Magmortar Magmortar sticks out its arm and fires a purple circle from its arm cannon at the ground. When the purple circle hits the ground, it turns into a large gray stone.
Paul's Magmortar Evolving Strategies! None
511 Pansage Pansage puts its hands together in front of it and silver sparkles form in between its hands. It then raises its hands up in the air and the sparkles expand, forming into a silver orb of energy. The orb then grows larger until it is much bigger than Pansage's body. Finally, the glow fades out the orb, forming into a large gray boulder with a transparent silver glow. The orb rests in Pansage's arms, and it throws the boulder at the opponent.
Cilan's Pansage A Call for Brotherly Love! None
534 Conkeldurr Conkeldurr puts its hands together above itself and silver sparkles form in between its hands. The sparkles then expand, forming into a silver orb of energy. The orb then grows larger until it is much bigger than Conkeldurr's body. Finally, the glow fades out the orb, forming into a large gray boulder with a transparent silver glow. The orb rests in Conkeldurr's arms, and it throws the boulder at the opponent. The boulder then splits into multiple smaller boulders that surround the opponent.
Trip's Conkeldurr Search for the Clubultimate! None
545 Scolipede Silver sparkles form in between Scolipede's horns. The sparkles then expand, forming into a silver orb of energy. Finally, the glow fades out the orb, forming into a large gray boulder with a transparent silver glow. The orb rests in Scolipede's horns, and it throws the boulder at the opponent.
Roxie's Scolipede Rocking the Virbank Gym! Part 2 None
095 Onix Onix becomes outlined in white energy and rises its head. Multiple gray rocks outlined in white energy then form around its head in the shape of a ring. The glow around Onix then fades, causing the rocks to fall down on the opponent.
Grant's Onix Breaking Titles at the Chateau! None
696 Tyrunt Tyrunt becomes outlined in white energy and rises its head. Multiple gray rocks outlined in white energy then form around its head in the shape of a ring. Then, the rocks fall down on the opponent.
Grant's Tyrunt Climbing the Walls! None

In the manga

In the Ash and Pikachu manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In other generations

Rock Tomb III.png Rock Tomb IV.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 岩石封閉 Yánshí Fēngbì
Finland Flag.png Finnish Kivihauta
France Flag.png French Tomberoche
Germany Flag.png German Felsgrab
Greece Flag.png Greek Ταφόπλακα
Italy Flag.png Italian Rocciotomba
South Korea Flag.png Korean 암석봉인 Amseok Bong'in
Poland Flag.png Polish Kamienny grób
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Enterrada de Pedras
Romania Flag.png Romanian Mormântul de Piatră
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Kamena Grobnica
Spain Flag.png Spanish Tumba Rocas


Generation III TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation III HMs
0102030405060708
Generation IV TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
Generation V TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
Generation VI HMs
0102030405


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