Fossilized Dino

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Fossilized Dino
Fossilized Plesiosaur
Bag Fossilized Dino Sprite.png
Fossilized Dino
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation VIII
Generation VIII Bag Treasures SwSh pocket icon.png Treasures

The Fossilized Dino (Japanese: カセキのクビナガ Fossilized Plesiosaur) is a Fossil introduced in Generation VIII. It is the counterpart of the Fossilized Drake.

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
SwSh N/A PokémonDollar.png2,500


Passive effect

If brought to one of the following locations alongside a Fossilized Bird or Fossilized Fish, the Fossilized Dino can be regenerated into an Arctozolt or Arctovish, respectively.

Games Location
SwSh Revival Machine on Route 6


Games Description
SwSh The fossil of an ancient Pokémon that once lived in the sea. What it looked like is a mystery.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
SwSh Route 6Sw, Dusty BowlSw Bridge Field (Digging Duo)

In the anime

A Fossilized Dino in the anime

A Fossilized Dino appeared in A Pinch of This, a Pinch of That!, where Ash, Goh, and Chloe helped Cara Liss and Bray Zenn to dig it up in the Wild Area. It was later combined with a Fossilized Bird and restored into an Arctozolt.


  • Despite the English name being "Dino", plesiosaurs are not actually dinosaurs; they are marine reptiles.
  • The Pokémon revived from the Fossilized Dino have 10 extra points in their Special Attack and Special Defense stats, and 20 fewer points in Speed, compared to their counterparts revived from the Fossilized Drake.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 化石海獸 Fasehk Hóisau
Mandarin 化石海獸 / 化石海兽 Huàshí Hǎishòu
France Flag.png French Fossile Aileron
Germany Flag.png German Paddelfossil
Italy Flag.png Italian Plesiofossile
South Korea Flag.png Korean 화석긴목 Hwaseok Ginmok
Spain Flag.png Spanish Plesiofósil

Pokémon Fossils
HelixDomeOld AmberRootClawSkullArmor

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