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Terrakion (Pokémon)

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Cobalion #638: Cobalion
Pokémon
#640: Virizion Virizion
Terrakion
Cavern Pokémon
テラキオン
Terrakion
#639
Terrakion

Terrakion

Terrakion

Terrakion
Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Rock Fighting
Unknown Unknown
Blue-Striped
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Ability
Justified Cacophony
Cacophony

Hidden Ability

Hidden Ability

Mega Terrakion

Mega Terrakion Y
Gender ratio
Genderless
Catch rate
3 (0.4%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Undiscovered
Hatch time
20655 - 20909 steps
Height
6'03" 1.9 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
573.2 lbs. 260.0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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Mega Stone
{{{mega}}} {{{mega2}}}
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#639
Kanto
#000
Johto
#000
Hoenn
#000
Sinnoh
#145/#226
Unova
#000
Kalos
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
261
Leveling rate
Slow
EV yield
Total: 3
0
HP
3
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
Body08.png BodyUnknown.png
{{{forme2}}}
Footprint
F639.png None.png
{{{forme2}}}
Pokédex color
Gray
Base friendship
35
External Links

Terrakion (Japanese: テラキオン Terrakion) is a dual-type Rock/Fighting Legendary Pokémon.

It is not known to evolve into or from any Pokémon.

Along with Cobalion, Virizion, and Keldeo, Terrakion is a member of the Swords of Justice.

Biology

Terrakion is a bovine, quadruped Pokémon. It has a black, rounded forehead adorned with two sharp brown horns that curve forward. Its face is beige with orange eyes and short snout. On top of its head are several short spikes. Down its back are two brown ridges that join just past its shoulders. There are two orange protrusions on its shoulders. The bands around its legs are the same color as its face, and it has black hooves underneath these bands. Its striped underside is also beige. It has a short, stubby tail.

Terrakion fought humans alongside the other Swords of Justice during a war with humans in order to protect Pokémon. It is strong enough to destroy a castle wall in one blow.

In the anime

Terrakion in the anime

Major appearances

Terrakion (M15)

Terrakion made its debut in the fifteenth Pokémon movie, being one of its stars along with Cobalion, Virizion, Kyurem and Keldeo. Along with Cobalion, Virizion, Kyurem, and Keldeo, Terrakion can speak through telepathy.

Minor appearances

In the manga

In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga

Terrakion in Be the Best! Pokémon B+W

Monta owns a Terrakion, which he used in an attempt to weaken Kyurem enough to be able to capture it.

In the Pokémon RéBURST manga

Terrakion, along with Cobalion and Virizion, were captured by Great Gavel by holding several Pokémon captive. Later, it was sealed into a Burst Heart and became the Burst form of Ganku.

In the TCG

Main article: Terrakion (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby {{{rubydex}}}
Sapphire {{{sapphiredex}}}
Emerald {{{emeralddex}}}
FireRed {{{firereddex}}}
LeafGreen {{{leafgreendex}}}
Generation IV
Diamond {{{diamonddex}}}
Pearl {{{pearldex}}}
Platinum {{{platinumdex}}}
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
Generation V
Black This Pokémon came to the defense of Pokémon that had lost their homes in a war among humans.
White Its charge is strong enough to break through a giant castle wall in one blow. This Pokémon is spoken of in legends.
Black 2 Spoken of in legend, this Pokémon used its phenomenal power to destroy a castle in its effort to protect Pokémon.
White 2
Generation VI
X Its charge is strong enough to break through a giant castle wall in one blow. This Pokémon is spoken of in legends.
Y Spoken of in legend, this Pokémon used its phenomenal power to destroy a castle in its effort to protect Pokémon.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black White
Victory Road (Trial Chamber) (Only one)
Black 2 White 2
Route 22 (Only one)
Generation VI
X Y
Poké Transporter

In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Gates to Infinity
Right noticeboard missions (auto-recruitment)
Pokémon Rumble Blast Canyon: All (Random Legendary Encounter)
Pokémon Conquest Cragspur (special, first month)
Any kingdom with a Cave (special, subsequent months)

Held items

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 91
151 - 198 292 - 386
Attack: 129
120 - 199 236 - 392
Defense: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Sp.Atk: 72
69 - 136 134 - 267
Sp.Def: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Speed: 108
101 - 176 198 - 346
Total: 580   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 VI, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VI
Other generations:
V
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Close Combat Fighting Physical 120120 100100% 5
00Start Work Up Normal Status 0000 —% 30
00Start Quick Guard Fighting Status 0000 —% 15
00Start Quick Attack Normal Physical 04040 100100% 30
00Start Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
077 Double Kick Fighting Physical 03030 100100% 30
1313 Smack Down Rock Physical 05050 100100% 15
1919 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 08585% 20
2525 Helping Hand Normal Status 0000 —% 20
3131 Retaliate Normal Physical 07070 100100% 5
3737 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 09090% 10
4242 Sacred Sword Fighting Physical 09090 100100% 15
4949 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —% 20
5555 Quick Guard Fighting Status 0000 —% 15
6161 Work Up Normal Status 0000 —% 30
6767 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 08080% 5
7373 Close Combat Fighting Physical 120120 100100% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Terrakion obtained at level 1 in Generation VI
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Terrakion
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Terrakion
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation VI
Other generations:
V
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM04 Calm Mind Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM05 Roar Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM12 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM20 Safeguard Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 25
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM23 Smack Down Rock Physical 05050 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM33 Reflect Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM37 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM40 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM52 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM54 False Swipe Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 40
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM67 Retaliate Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM69 Rock Polish Rock Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM71 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM77 Psych Up Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM81 X-Scissor Bug Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM84 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Terrakion
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Terrakion
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VI
Other generations:
V
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by breeding.
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Terrakion in Generation VI
  • 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 Terrakion in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Terrakion
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Terrakion
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VI
Other generations:
V
 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 Terrakion can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Terrakion cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Terrakion
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Terrakion
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Pinball RS
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Trozei!
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 0%
Friend Area: Beau Plains
Phrases
51%-100% HP My HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP My HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP My HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up I leveled up.
Partner phrases
51%-100% HP <name>, my HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP <name>, my HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP <name>, my HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up I leveled up.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Sky
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 0%
IQ group: A
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Loops: 0 Min. exp.: 0 Max. exp.: 0
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Normal  None Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
None Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack ●●●●●
Defense ●●●●
Speed ●●●●
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
None.png PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
None.png Strong: {{{Park2strong}}} Weak: {{{Park2weak}}}
PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
PCP639.png HP: ★★★★ Move: Sacred Sword
Attack: ★★★★ Ability 1: Justified
Defense: ★★★★ Ability 2:
Speed: ★★★★ Ability 3:
Does not evolve into or from anything
Range: 3 Perfect Links: Keiji

Evolution

639Terrakion.png
Unevolved
Terrakion
 Rock  Fighting 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 639.png Spr b 5b 639.png Spr 5b 639.png Spr b 5b 639.png
Spr 5b 639 s.png Spr b 5b 639 s.png Spr 5b 639 s.png Spr b 5b 639 s.png
Front Back Front Back
639MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Terrakion images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • No other Pokémon has the same type combination as Terrakion.
    • As such, it is the only member of the Swords of Justice that has a unique type combination.
  • Terrakion is similar to Moltres in three ways: it is a member of a non-mascot Legendary trio, is found in its region's Victory Road in the first games that feature its region, and is found in a different location in all subsequent games.
  • Terrakion takes super-effective damage from Grass, Steel, Water, and Fighting; the collective types of the other members of its quartet.
  • Terrakion is the heaviest Fighting-type Pokémon.

Origin

Terrakion appears to be based on the character of Porthos from the novel The Three Musketeers. Like Porthos, Terrakion is the heaviest, largest, and strongest member of the trio. It also has traits of big horn sheep and oxen. Like the other members of its trio, its nose resembles that of a sheep, goat, or other hoofed animal.

Name origin

Terrakion is derived from terra (Latin for earth), or terracotta (a clay-based material, as well as its respective color), and possibly champion.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese テラキオン Terrakion From terra, or terracotta, and possibly champion
France Flag.png French Terrakium From terra and the suffix -ium, same as German name
Spain Flag.png Spanish Terrakion Same as English/Japanese name
Germany Flag.png German Terrakium From terra, or Terrakotta, and the suffix -ium, same as French name
Italy Flag.png Italian Terrakion Same as English/Japanese name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 테라키온 Terakion Transliteration of Japanese name


Notes


External links

Kanto: ArticunoZapdosMoltresMewtwoMew
Johto: RaikouEnteiSuicuneLugiaHo-OhCelebi
Hoenn: RegirockRegiceRegisteelLatiasLatios
KyogreGroudonRayquazaJirachiDeoxys
Sinnoh: UxieMespritAzelfDialgaPalkiaHeatranRegigigas
GiratinaCresseliaPhione*ManaphyDarkraiShayminArceus
Unova: VictiniCobalionTerrakionVirizionTornadusThundurus
ReshiramZekromLandorusKyuremKeldeoMeloettaGenesect
Kalos: XerneasYveltalZygardeDiancie
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