Boldore (Pokémon)

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Roggenrola #524: Roggenrola
Pokémon
#526: Gigalith Gigalith
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Boldore (disambiguation).
Boldore
Ore Pokémon
ガントル
Gantle
#525
Boldore



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Rock Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Sturdy or Weak Armor Cacophony
Cacophony
Sand Force
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
120 (15.7%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Mineral
Hatch time
3855 - 4111 steps
Height
2'11" 0.9 m
Boldore
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
224.9 lbs. 102.0 kg
Boldore
0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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Mega Stone
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#525
Kanto
#000
Johto
#000
Hoenn
#000
Sinnoh
#031/#069
Unova
Coastal
#121
Kalos
#099
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
137
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 2
Boldore
0
HP
1
Atk
1
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
Body10.png BodyUnknown.png
{{{form2}}}
Footprint
F525.png None.png
{{{form2}}}
Pokédex color
Blue
Base friendship
70
External Links

Boldore (Japanese: ガントル Gantle) is a Rock-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

It evolves from Roggenrola starting at level 25 and evolves into Gigalith when traded.

Biology

Boldore is a blue rock-like Pokémon with an array of red crystals on its back and front, and a spine protruding from between its yellow ears. Rocky chunks at its sides comprise pincer-like limbs, tipped with red crystals similar to the ones on its back. Its orange crystal is the hardened form of its endlessly leaking energy. The crystal shines brightly when its power rises. It searches for underground wells in the caves where it lives.

In the anime

Boldore in the anime

Major appearances

Ash's Boldore

Ash's Roggenrola evolved into Boldore in Battling the King of the Mines! during his battle against Clay.

Other

A Boldore appeared in Mounting an Electrifying Charge!, where it was used to create obstacles during the Charjabug Race over the rocky terrain.

Minor appearances

A Boldore made a cameo appearance in Cilan Takes Flight!.

A Trainer's Boldore made an appearance in Alola to New Adventure!.

A Boldore appeared in Lillie's Egg-xhilarating Challenge! where it was among the Pokémon playing in Lillie's garden.

Two Boldore appeared in Rocking Clawmark Hill!, as some of the Pokémon training up on Clawmark Hill.

Four Boldore appeared in SM046.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
BW061 Boldore Ash's Pokédex Boldore, the Ore Pokémon and the evolved form of Roggenrola. Because Boldore cannot contain its massive energy, orange crystals form on its body. They glow when Boldore's energy overflows.
This concludes the entries from the Best Wishes series.

In the manga

In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga

In Challenge the Battle Subway!, it was revealed that Monta's Roggenrola had evolved into a Boldore. He used his newly evolved Pokémon in the Battle Subway.

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

A Trainer's Boldore appeared in Drawing Bridges.

Cheren was shown to have a Boldore in the Unova Pokémon League where it evolved into a Gigalith in Something Suspicious.

In the Pokémon RéBURST manga

Rend had a Boldore he can use as a Burst form, but he gave the Burst Heart to Ryouga after he finished his training.

In the TCG

Main article: Boldore (TCG)

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black When it overflows with power, the orange crystal on its body glows. It looks for underground water in caves.
White Because its energy was too great to be contained, the energy leaked and formed orange crystals.
Black 2 When it is healthy, its core sticks out. Always facing the same way, it swiftly moves front to back and left to right.
White 2
Generation VI
X Because its energy was too great to be contained, the energy leaked and formed orange crystals.
Y When it is healthy, its core sticks out. Always facing the same way, it swiftly moves front to back and left to right.
Omega Ruby Because its energy was too great to be contained, the energy leaked and formed orange crystals.
Alpha Sapphire When it is healthy, its core sticks out. Always facing the same way, it swiftly moves front to back and left to right.
Generation VII
Sun Its orange crystal is a mass of energy. Just one crystal fragment would provide enough fuel for a hundred dump trucks.
Moon It explores caves in search of underground water. It's not comfortable around water, so this Pokémon takes great care in lapping it up.
Ultra Sun The energy overflowing from its body has turned into orange crystals that are hard enough to smash diamonds.
Ultra Moon Its orange crystals are lumps of powerful energy. They're valuable, so Boldore is sometimes targeted for them.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black White
Chargestone Cave, Mistralton Cave, Twist Mountain, Challenger's Cave, Victory Road, Giant Chasm
Black 2 White 2
Relic Passage, Wellspring Cave, Chargestone Cave, Mistralton Cave, Clay Tunnel, Twist Mountain, Reversal Mountain, Seaside Cave, Victory Road
Chargestone Cave (N's Pokémon)
Dream World
Icy Cave*
Generation VI
X Y
Friend Safari (Rock)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Mirage Caves (west of Route 115, north of Fortree City, north of Route 124, southeast of Route 129; all by Rock Smash)
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Vast Poni Canyon

In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Cave: World Axle - B2F, Lava: Volcanic Slope
Conquest
Cragspur
MD GTI
Glacier Palace - Eastern Spire (1F-12F), Glacier Palace - Western Spire (1F-12F), Moonlit Forest (Mapless Street), Rusty Mountain (1F-24F), Slumbering Cave (B1-B99), Magnagate dungeons
Rumble U
Entranceway: The Hidden Basement, Toy Collection: The Sword for Justice
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Sacred Plains: Stage 1
Shuffle
Event: Pokémon Safari (Fifth release)
Rumble World
Silver Isles: Bewildering Cave (All Areas), Legend Terrain: Mineral Crust Hollow (All Areas)

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Black White Everstone Everstone (50%) Hard Stone Hard Stone (5%)
Black 2 White 2 Everstone Everstone (50%) Hard Stone Hard Stone (5%)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Everstone Everstone (50%) Hard Stone Hard Stone (5%)
Sun Moon Everstone Everstone (50%) Hard Stone Hard Stone (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 70
130 - 177 250 - 344
Attack: 105
99 - 172 193 - 339
Defense: 105
99 - 172 193 - 339
Sp.Atk: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Sp.Def: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Speed: 20
22 - 79 40 - 152
Total: 390   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 ½×
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire ½×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VII
Other generations:
V - VI
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Power Gem Rock Special 08080 100100% 20
011 Tackle Normal Physical 05050 100100% 35
011 Harden Normal Status 0000 00——% 30
011 Sand Attack Ground Status 0000 100100% 15
011 Headbutt Normal Physical 07070 100100% 15
Evo.Evo. Power Gem Rock Special 08080 100100% 20
044 Harden Normal Status 0000 00——% 30
077 Sand Attack Ground Status 0000 100100% 15
1010 Headbutt Normal Physical 07070 100100% 15
1414 Rock Blast Rock Physical 02525 09090% 10
1717 Mud-Slap Ground Special 02020 100100% 10
2020 Iron Defense Steel Status 0000 00——% 15
2323 Smack Down Rock Physical 05050 100100% 15
3030 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 09090% 10
3636 Stealth Rock Rock Status 0000 00——% 20
4242 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 00——% 10
4848 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 08080% 5
5555 Explosion Normal Physical 250250 100100% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Boldore
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Boldore
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation VII
Other generations:
V - VI
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM06Bag TM Poison VI Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
TM10Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM17Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 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
TM32Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TM37Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM37 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM39Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 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 00—}}—% 10
TM45Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM48Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM64Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM64 Explosion Normal Physical 250250 100}}100% 5
TM69Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM69 Rock Polish Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM71Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM71 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
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
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 00—}}—% 10
TM90Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM91Bag TM Steel VI Sprite.png TM91 Flash Cannon Steel Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TM96Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM96 Nature Power Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
XTM100Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Boldore
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Boldore
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VII
Other generations:
V - VI
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
SteelixHonedgeDoubladeAegislash Autotomize Steel Status —% 15
OnixSteelixYamaskCofagrigusFerroseedFerrothorn Curse Ghost Status —% 10
Probopass Gravity Psychic Status —% 5
GolemGolem Heavy Slam Steel Physical 100% 10
NosepassProbopass Lock-On Normal Status —% 5
GeodudeGravelerGolem Magnitude Ground Physical 100% 30
OnixSudowoodoSteelix Rock Tomb Rock Physical 60 95% 15
Trubbish Take Down Normal Physical 90 85% 20
Probopass Wide Guard Rock Status —% 10
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Boldore 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 Boldore in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Boldore
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Boldore
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VII
Other generations:
V - VI
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
S M US UM Block Normal Status —% 5
S M US UM Earth Power Ground Special 90 100% 10
S M US UM Gravity Psychic Status —% 5
S M US UM Iron Defense Steel Status —% 15
S M US UM Snore Normal Special 50 100% 15
S M US UM Stealth Rock Rock Status —% 20
S M US UM Stomping Tantrum Ground Physical 75 100% 10
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Boldore can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Boldore cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Boldore
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Boldore
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation VII
Other generations:
V - 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 Boldore
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Boldore
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
PP2525.png Strong: Oshawott icon.pngSnivy icon.png Weak: Tepig icon.png
PokéPark Pad entry:
He was scared of water, but he is getting used to it, thanks to you. He doesn't speak much, but he thinks a lot.
Pokémon Conquest
PCP525.png HP: ★★★ Move: Rock Slide
Attack: ★★★ Ability 1: Sturdy
Ability 2: Bodyguard
Ability 3: Explode
Defense: ★★★
Speed:
Evolves from Roggenrola when its Defense is 50 or higher
Evolves into Gigalith when it has a link of 60% or higher, after knocking out a Warrior's Pokémon in a manner that allows recruitment
Range: 2 Perfect Links: Madoka, Tsunashige, and Ujiyasu
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Rock
Attack Power: ★★★★★

BT525.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Rock
None.png Attack Power: 50 - 70 Raise Max Level.png 0

#377
Shuffle525.png

Heavy Hitter
Attacks sometimes deal greater damage than usual.


Evolution

524Roggenrola.png
Unevolved
Roggenrola
 Rock 
Rare Candy
Level 25
525Boldore.png
First evolution
Boldore
 Rock 
Pal Pad
Trade
526Gigalith.png
Second evolution
Gigalith
 Rock 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 525.png Spr b 5b 525.png Spr 5b 525.png Spr b 5b 525.png
Spr 5b 525 s.png Spr b 5b 525 s.png Spr 5b 525 s.png Spr b 5b 525 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 525.png Spr b 6x 525.png Spr 6x 525.png Spr b 6x 525.png
Spr 6x 525 s.png Spr b 6x 525 s.png Spr 6x 525 s.png Spr b 6x 525 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Spr 7s 525.png Spr b 7s 525.png
Spr 7s 525 s.png Spr b 7s 525 s.png
Front Back
525MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Boldore images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Boldore is very similar to Graveler. Both are Rock-type Pokémon introduced in an odd-numbered generation with a base stat total of 390 that evolved at level 25 and can evolve again by trading.

Origin

Boldore appears to be based on a geode. It also has some aspects of a crab.

Name origin

Boldore may be combination of boulder and ore. It may also derive from bold (outstanding or large).

Gantle may be a combination of 岩 gan (rock) and mantle.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ガントル Gantle From gan and mantle
France Flag.png French Géolithe From geo and lithe
Spain Flag.png Spanish Boldore Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Sedimantur From Sediment
Italy Flag.png Italian Boldore Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 암트르 Amtru From 암(巖) am and mantle
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 地幔岩 Dìmànyán From 地幔 dìmàn and yán.


Related articles

External links


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