Blue's Rhyperior

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Blue's Rhyperior
グリーンのドサイドン Green's Dosidon
Poké Ball
Silver Rhyperior.png
Blue's Rhyperior
Debuts in Rock, Paper...Scizor
Caught at Viridian City
Evolves in Prior to Raising the Stakes with Rhyperior
Gender Male
Ability Lightning Rod
Nature Mild
Current location With Blue
Rhydon Rhyperior
This Pokémon spent between 221 and 333 rounds as Rhydon.

Blue's Rhyperior (Japanese: グリーンのドサイドン Green's Dosidon) is a Pokémon that Blue owns in Pokémon Adventures and his eighth overall. Prior to the HeartGold & SoulSilver chapter he was traded to Silver and was returned prior to the X & Y chapter. As of All About Arceus III, he is at level 81 and his Characteristic is "proud of its power."

History

Gold, Silver & Crystal chapter

As a Rhydon, with Blue

Rhyperior first appeared as a wild Rhydon in Rock, Paper...Scizor. He, along with an Alakazam, Arcanine, and Exeggutor, rampaged near Viridian City after being attracted by the sound of the Pokémon March being played by a Pokémon Association van's radio. Blue used his Scizor to defeat the rampaging Pokémon, which he then caught. The Pokémon Association were impressed so much that they decided to appoint him as the new Gym Leader of Viridian Gym.

In Entranced by Entei, during the Gym Leader exhibition match at the Indigo Plateau, Blue faced his former mentor, Chuck. During this battle, Blue decided to only use Rhydon. Rhydon first went up against Chuck's Machamp, which let Rhydon hit first so that it could use Vital Throw, which always makes the user go last. Next, Chuck switched Machamp with his Hitmonlee, which used Mind Reader to dodge Rhydon's attacks. Rhydon managed to grab Hitmonlee's stretchy legs and attacked with Stomp, only to be countered with Reversal. Chuck then switched Hitmonlee for a Hitmontop, which greatly damaged Rhydon with his ability to attack multiple times while spinning. Eventually, Chuck had Hitmontop attack from the air by using his horn as a drill. Rhydon countered with his own Horn Drill and caused Hitmontop to slow down by reversing the rotation of his drill, leading to Hitmontop's defeat and Blue's victory. After the battle, Blue revealed he trained Rhydon to a high level with a book titled Secrets of the Earth, which was written by the previous Viridian Gym Leader, who had been a Ground-type specialist.

Activating Lightning Rod as a Rhydon

In The Last Battle IX, Blue used Rhydon to dig a tunnel to Ilex Forest so that he and Red could help their allies confront the Masked Man.

FireRed & LeafGreen chapter

In Double Dealing with Deoxys, Blue used Rhydon to battle Red to determine which one would learn one of the ultimate moves from Ultima. With his Lightning Rod Ability, Rhydon redirected the Electric attacks fired by Pika to prevent them from hitting Machamp.

In Don't Doubt Deoxys, Rhydon was used to battle Orm on Six Island. With his drills, Rhydon broke the horde of Shuckle Orm was using to keep Blue pinned down. Near the end of the fifth chapter, Rhydon was used to help slow the descent of the Team Rocket airship to prevent its crash-landing into Vermilion City.

Emerald chapter

In The Final Battle VII, Rhydon appeared alongside the rest of Blue's team when he was checking to make sure they all survived the petrification caused by Mewtwo and Darkrai.

HeartGold & SoulSilver chapter

Rhyperior while under Silver's ownership

In Raising the Stakes with Rhyperior, it was revealed that Blue and Silver traded Pokémon. With the Protector he received from Silver, Rhydon evolved into a Rhyperior. Afterward, Blue then decided to give Rhyperior to Silver so that he may fill the missing slot in his party. Rhyperior was first used to battle Ariana on Route 38. With an Earth Plate-boosted Earth Power, he distracted Ariana long enough for Silver to escape and head to Ecruteak City to meet with Morty. When Silver arrived at the Gym, he was stopped by Falkner, Bugsy, and Chuck, who were protecting the Gym from suspicious people under Morty's request. Having no time to explain the situation, Silver battled the three Gym Leaders in order to force his way into the Gym. Chuck used his Hitmontop to battle against Rhyperior, but the two Pokémon stopped when their drills collided, both realizing that they had fought each other in the past. After Silver explained who Rhyperior originally belonged to, Chuck decided to trust Silver and allowed him into the Gym.

In All About Arceus VIII, Silver used Rhyperior to battle Giratina to protect his father. Silver then revealed that he decoded Giovanni's book, which allowed him to teach Rhyperior Rock Wrecker.

X & Y chapter

In Pinsir Glares, it was revealed that Blue took Rhyperior back from Silver in order to help him find Zygarde. Rhyperior was first seen helping Diantha emerge from underground, where she was put in order to escape the blast of the ultimate weapon. He, along with Charizard, later led X's group to Anistar City, after which they left and returned to Blue.

In PAXY35 Rhyperior tries to help suppress Mewtwo's rage at the Pokémon Village alongside Charizard, Marisso, and Salamè. Despite their numbers Mewtwo keeps the advantage, easily knocking them away with Psywave.

Personality and characteristics

Rhyperior, like all of Blue's Pokémon, is a very serious and determined Pokémon. He is also very loyal to his Trainer, due to the amount of training he received and the care Blue gave him. Rhyperior is a very powerful Pokémon and was the powerhouse of Silver's team when he was with him.

Moves used

Blue Rhydon Dig.png
Using Dig as a Rhydon
Blue Rhyperior Dig.png
Using Dig
Move First Used In
Horn Attack Entranced by Entei
Stomp Entranced by Entei
Earthquake Heckled by Hitmontop
Horn Drill Heckled by Hitmontop
Dig  The Last Battle IX
Megahorn Storming the Forretress
Earth Power  Raising the Stakes with Rhyperior
Rock Wrecker  All About Arceus VIII
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.

Trivia

Related articles

For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Rhydon and Rhyperior.



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