Drednaw (Pokémon)

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Drednaw
Bite Pokémon
カジリガメ
Kajirigame
#834
Drednaw
Drednaw
Gigantamax Drednaw
Gigantamax Drednaw



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Water Rock
Unknown Unknown
Gigantamax Drednaw
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Strong Jaw or Shell Armor Cacophony
Gigantamax Drednaw
Cacophony
Swift Swim
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Gigantamax Drednaw
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
75 (17.5%)
Breeding
Egg Groups
Monster and Water 1
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
3'03" 1.0 m
Drednaw
78'09"+ 24.0+ m
Gigantamax Drednaw
0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
254.6 lbs. 115.5 kg
Drednaw
??? lbs. ??? kg
Gigantamax Drednaw
0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
Unknown
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
170
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 2
Drednaw
0
HP
2
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Gigantamax Drednaw
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Atk
0
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Sp.Atk
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Speed
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Speed
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Speed
Shape
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Footprint
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Gigantamax Drednaw
Pokédex color
Green
Base friendship
50
External Links

Drednaw (Japanese: カジリガメ Kajirigame) is a dual-type Water/Rock Pokémon introduced in Generation VIII.

It evolves from Chewtle starting at level 22.

Drednaw has a Gigantamax form.

Biology

Drednaw is a large Pokémon resembling a turtle, with a shell made of rock.[1] Its carapace (upper shell) is brown and is divided into three segments, and has a yellow section around it. Its plastron (lower shell) is flat and pale yellow, with a protrusion near the rear. Its lower jaw is likewise pale yellow. Its head is boxy and has yellow orbs on its cheeks, and a yellow horn with two large sections coming off of it. There is a small hole on either side of its horn. Its eyes are white and somewhat rectangle shaped with small pupils. Its front legs have one large yellow protrusion each, and each of its feet have three white toes. Its tail is long and has two spikes coming off of it.

Drednaw's sharp jagged fangs are powerful enough to chomp on rock, iron, and steel rods. It captures prey and fights opponents by chomping down on them. It can extend its neck very quickly to reach enemies that are farther away. Due to its well-developed muscles, it can move very fast despite how extremely heavy the shell on its back is. Drednaw are notoriously vicious to the point where it requires a skilled Trainer to fully tame and handle it. Some Trainers will release Drednaw into the wild once they find they are unable to handle it.[1]

Thanks to Gigantamax energy, Gigantamax Drednaw becomes bipedal. Its tail is longer and has more spikes, and there are three yellow spikes coming off of each of its legs. Its plastron has three protrusions, with the middle being the longest. Its head is hidden inside of its body, and its eyes glow red. Its horn becomes longer and resembles a bowsprit. Like all Gigantamax Pokémon, Gigantamax Drednaw has red clouds swirling around it, spinning in and out of its shell.

Gigantamax Drednaw uses its massive body to crush its opponents, before using its jaws to finish them off. The power of its jaws has been enhanced to the point where it can bite through metal towers. By combining the strength of its jaws and powerful neck, Drednaw is capable of punching a hole through a mountain with one strike. According to one tale, Drednaw stopped a flood by using the rubble from a mountain it chewed up.[2]

Drednaw and its pre-evolved form, Chewtle, are the only known Pokémon capable of learning the move Jaw Lock.

Gigantamax Drednaw is the only known Pokémon capable of using the G-Max Move G-Max Stonesurge.

In the anime

Main series

Drednaw in the anime
Gigantamax Drednaw in the anime

Major appearances

Drednaw (recurring)

Drednaw debuted in Flash of the Titans!. Team Rocket spotted Drednaw after leaving Wyndon Stadium and decided to catch it for Giovanni. Using the Bellsprout they received from the Rocket Prize Master, Team Rocket attempted to catch Drednaw, only for Bellsprout's attack to hit the ground, opening a hole that engulfed Drednaw in a red light, causing it to Gigantamax. This resulted in Drednaw going out of control and attacking the stadium.

It reappeared in The Climb to Be the Very Best!, where it continued to attack the Stadium, only to be confronted by Ash and Goh, who tried to battle it. Their attacks had no effect on Drednaw until Pikachu became engulfed in red light, causing it to Gigantamax and therefore giving it enough power to defeat Drednaw.

None of Drednaw's moves are known*.

As a Gigantamax Drednaw, it can use G-Max Stonesurge and Max Rockfall.

Minor appearances

A Gigantamax Drednaw appeared as a silhouette in a fantasy in Toughing It Out!.

A Gigantamax Drednaw appeared in a fantasy in Sword and Shield: The Darkest Day!.

A Drednaw appeared in Secrets of the Jungle.

A Drednaw appeared in Eyes on the Goal!, under the ownership of the Shell Sage.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
JN012 Drednaw Team Rocket's Rotom Phone Drednaw, the Bite Pokémon. A Water and Rock type. And, I don't-- I don't know. Drednaw are not very nice Pokémon. Once it starts to chase you, you're toast.

Pokémon: Twilight Wings

A Drednaw appeared in Early-Evening Waves, under the ownership of Nessa. It was defeated during her Champion Cup battle against Milo.

In the manga

Gigantamax Drednaw in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

Three Drednaw debuted in Chomp!! Defeat Drednaw. They attacked the van Henry, Casey, Marvin, and Professor Magnolia were riding in. Eventually, all three were defeated by the combined efforts of Henry's Grookey, Casey's Scorbunny, and Marvin's Sobble.

A Gigantamaxed Drednaw appeared in a fantasy as a silhouette in Watch Out!! Strong Rivals.

Nessa Gigantamaxed her Drednaw in her battle against Henry in Toasty!! Battle Against Toxapex.

Pokémon Journeys: The Series

A Drednaw appeared in Flash of the Titans!, where it plays the same role as in the anime.

In the TCG

Main article: Drednaw (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VIII.
Generation VIII Galar
#043
Galar
Isle of Armor #057
Sinnoh
#—
Hisui
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Brilliant Diamond, Shining Pearl, and Legends: Arceus.
Sword With jaws that can shear through steel rods, this highly aggressive Pokémon chomps down on its unfortunate prey.
Shield This Pokémon rapidly extends its retractable neck to sink its sharp fangs into distant enemies and take them down.
Gigantamax Drednaw
Sword It responded to Gigantamax energy by becoming bipedal. First it comes crashing down on foes, and then it finishes them off with its massive jaws.
Shield In the Galar region, there's a tale about this Pokémon chewing up a mountain and using the rubble to stop a flood.
Generation IX Paldea
#058
Scarlet Its massive, jagged teeth can crush a boulder in a single bite. This Pokémon has an extremely vicious disposition.
Violet Drednaw lurks along the shoreline. When prey come to drink water, Drednaw stretches its neck out and chomps down on them.


Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VIII.
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Route 6, Bridge Field, Dusty Bowl, Giant's Cap, Giant's Mirror, Lake of Outrage
Route 2, Galar Mine No. 2 (Wanderer)
West Lake Axewell, South Lake Miloch, Bridge Field, Giant's Cap, Lake of Outrage, Giant's Mirror, Dusty Bowl (Max Raid Battle)
Giant's Cap (Max Raid Battle) Gigantamax Factor
Expansion Pass
Fields of Honor, Soothing Wetlands, Loop Lagoon (Wanderer)
Max Lair (Dynamax Adventure)
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Unobtainable
Legends: Arceus
Unobtainable


In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VIII.
Cross-Generation
Masters EX
Sync Pair Scout (Nessa's)


In events

Wild Area News
Games Event Gigantamax Location Level Distribution period
Sw Wild Area News No hide 30, 40, 50, 60 November 15 to December 4, 2019
Sw Wild Area News Yes hide 40, 50, 70 November 15 to December 4, 2019
Sw Wild Area News No hide 30, 40, 50, 60 December 4, 2019 to January 9, 2020
Sw Wild Area News Yes hide 40, 50, 70 December 4, 2019 to January 9, 2020
Sw Wild Area News No hide 30, 40, 50, 60 December 20 to 25, 2019
Sw Wild Area News Yes hide 40, 50, 70 December 20 to 25, 2019
Sw Wild Area News No hide 30 December 31, 2019 to January 3, 2020
Sw Wild Area News Yes hide 40, 50, 70 December 31, 2019 to January 3, 2020
Sh Wild Area News Yes hide 50 June 2 to 29, 2020
Sh Wild Area News Yes hide 50 June 17 to 28, 2020
SwSh Wild Area News Yes hide 30, 40, 50, 60 August 1 to 31, 2020

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
90
150 - 197 290 - 384
115
108 - 183 211 - 361
90
85 - 156 166 - 306
48
47 - 110 90 - 214
68
65 - 132 126 - 258
74
71 - 138 137 - 271
Total:
485
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VIII, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire ¼×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire ¼×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire ¼×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire ¼×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation IX
Other generations:
VIII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Razor Shell Water Physical 07575 09595% 10
011 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100100% 15
011 Rock Polish Rock Status 0000 00——% 20
011 Tackle Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Water Gun Water Special 04040 100100% 25
011 Bite Dark Physical 06060 100100% 25
011 Protect Normal Status 0000 00——% 10
Evo.Evo. Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 09595% 15
2121 Headbutt Normal Physical 07070 100100% 15
3030 Counter Fighting Physical 0000 100100% 20
3939 Jaw Lock Dark Physical 08080 100100% 10
4848 Liquidation Water Physical 08585 100100% 10
5757 Body Slam Normal Physical 08585 100100% 15
6666 Head Smash Rock Physical 150150 08080% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Drednaw
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Drednaw

By TM

Generation IX
Other generations:
VIII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM001Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM001 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 085}}85% 20
TM006Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM006 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM007Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM007 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM010Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM010 Ice Fang Ice Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM011Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM011 Water Pulse Water Special 06060 100}}100% 20
TM022Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM022 Chilling Water Water Special 05050 100}}100% 20
TM025Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM025 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM028Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM028 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM035Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM035 Mud Shot Ground Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM036Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM036 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM047Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM047 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM050Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM050 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM051Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM051 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM053Bag TM Steel SV Sprite.png TM053 Smart Strike Steel Physical 07070 00—}}—% 10
TM055Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM055 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM057Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM057 False Swipe Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 40
TM066Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM066 Body Slam Normal Physical 08585 100}}100% 15
TM070Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM070 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM076Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM076 Rock Blast Rock Physical 02525 090}}90% 10
TM077Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM077 Waterfall Water Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM083Bag TM Poison SV Sprite.png TM083 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
TM084Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM084 Stomping Tantrum Ground Physical 07575 100}}100% 10
TM085Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM085 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM086Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM086 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM088Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM088 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM089Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM089 Body Press Fighting Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM103Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM103 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM104Bag TM Steel SV Sprite.png TM104 Iron Defense Steel Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TM108Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM108 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM110Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM110 Liquidation Water Physical 08585 100}}100% 10
TM116Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM116 Stealth Rock Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM123Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM123 Surf Water Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM124Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM124 Ice Spinner Ice Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM133Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM133 Earth Power Ground Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM135Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM135 Ice Beam Ice Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM142Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM142 Hydro Pump Water Special 110110 080}}80% 5
TM143Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM143 Blizzard Ice Special 110110 070}}70% 5
TM149Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM149 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TM150Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM150 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
TM152Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM152 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM163Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM163 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM171Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM171 Tera Blast Normal Special 08080 100}}100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Drednaw
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Drednaw

By breeding

Generation IX
Other generations:
VIII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Dragon Tail Dragon Physical 60 90% 10
Gastro Acid Poison Status 100% 10
Shell Smash Normal Status —% 15
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Drednaw in Generation IX
  • 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 Drednaw in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Drednaw
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Drednaw

By a prior evolution

Generation IX
Other generations:
VIII
 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 Drednaw
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Drednaw

Side game data

Pokémon GO
80px Base Stamina: 207 Base Attack: 213 Base Defense: 164
Egg Distance: N/A km Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: N/A
Fast Attacks: Waterfall, Bite
Charged Attacks: Body Slam, Surf, Rock Blast

Evolution

833Chewtle.png
Unevolved
Chewtle
 Water 
Rare Candy
Level 22
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First evolution
Drednaw
 Water  Rock 


Forms

Gigantamax

Dynamax icon.png
Gigantamax Factor
Drednaw
Drednaw
Drednaw
 Water  Rock 

Dynamax Band
Dynamax Band


Lasts for three turns
Drednaw
Gigantamax Drednaw
Drednaw
 Water  Rock 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation VIII.
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
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HOME
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834MS8.png For other sprites and images, please see Drednaw images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Trivia

Origin

Drednaw seems to be based on the common snapping turtle, with some of its characteristics being apparently derived from the alligator snapping turtle. Its horn resembles a cleaver, and its Gigantamax form resembles a dreadnought. Its boat-like underside, most noticeable in its Gigantamax form, and armored top makes it resemble early ironclad warships, which were built from the hulls of wooden ships and plated with thick steel sheets.

Name origin

Drednaw may be a combination of dread and gnaw. It may also be a play on dreadnought (a type of warship).

Kajirigame may be a combination of 齧り付く kajiritsuku (to bite into) and 亀 kame (turtle).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese カジリガメ Kajirigame From 齧り付く kajiritsuku and kame
France Flag.png French Torgamord From tortue alligator and mord
Spain Flag.png Spanish Drednaw Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Kamalm From Kamm, kame, and malmen
Italy Flag.png Italian Drednaw Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 갈가부기 Galgabugi From 갉아먹다 galgameokda and 거북이 geobugi
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 暴噬龜 / 暴噬龟 Bàoshìguī From bào, shì, and 龜 / 龟 guī
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 暴噬龜 Bouhsaihgwāi From bouh, saih, and gwāi


Related articles

References

External links

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