Rhyperior (Pokémon)

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Rhyperior
Drill Pokémon
ドサイドン
Dosidon
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Rhyperior



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Type
Ground Rock
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Lightning Rod or Solid Rock Cacophony
Cacophony
Reckless
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
30 (8.8%)
Breeding
Egg Groups
Monster and Field
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
7'10" 2.4 m
Rhyperior
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
623.5 lbs. 282.8 kg
Rhyperior
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
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
217
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
241
V+
Leveling rate
Slow
EV yield
Total: 3
Rhyperior
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
Shape
Body06.png
Footprint
F464.png None.png
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Pokédex color
Gray
Base friendship
70
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Rhyperior (Japanese: ドサイドン Dosidon) is a dual-type Ground/Rock Pokémon introduced in Generation IV.

It evolves from Rhydon when traded while holding a Protector. In Legends: Arceus, however, it evolves from Rhydon when exposed to a Protector. It is the final form of Rhyhorn.

Biology

Rhyperior is a large, brownish-gray Pokémon with two horns: a larger one on its nose, and smaller one above it. The upper horn is even smaller on a female Rhyperior. The larger horn is divided into three sections by two thin slanted rings, making the horn resemble a drill. Its hide is partially covered by orange, rocky plates on its head, shoulders, arms, waist, and knees, similar to that of the protector used to evolve it from Rhydon. The hide of Rhyperior's armor has a mysterious substance. It has blade-like protrusions on its elbows and has holes in the palms of its hands which work as cannons or guns. It has three blunt, gray fingers on each hand, two gray toes on each foot, and a club-like tail. Its eyes have red irises with what appears be two thick, rectangular rocks above each one, resembling heavy eyebrows.

Rhyperior can insert rocks and boulders into its arms through the holes in its hands and fire them as projectiles, as seen with Rock Wrecker, which was its signature move in Generation IV. Occasionally, it will insert and fire Geodude or Roggenrola by accident. Rhyperior has a very hard carapace; it can survive volcanic eruptions, cannot be scratched even by a masterwork sword, and deflect incoming attacks. This can throw the opponent off balance before it drills into the foe. Rhyperior lives far up in the mountains.

In the anime

Main series

Rhyperior in the anime

Major appearances

Rhyperior made its main series debut in Challenging a Towering Figure!, under the ownership of Palmer. It was used during his battle against Ash. Using powerful attacks like Megahorn and its then-signature move, Rock Wrecker, it battled and defeated Grotle, even though Grotle swallowed its own Energy Ball to power up its moves. Rhyperior briefly reappeared alongside Palmer during the ending credits of Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

In Piplup, Up and Away!, a Trainer's Rhyperior was angered when Dawn's Piplup ran into it. It then retaliated with Flash Cannon.

In DPS02, Forrest used a Rhyperior to battle Nurse Joy and her Latias, but it lost.

In A Fork in the Road! A Parting of the Ways!, a Pokémon hunter used a Rhyperior to capture Meowth, Pumpkaboo, and Inkay. It was eventually stopped by Pumpkaboo, Inkay, Wobbuffet, Pikachu, and Fennekin.

In Analysis Versus Passion!, Remo used a Rhyperior, nicknamed Rhypo, in a battle against Alain's Charizard. It was soon defeated by Charizard's Dragon Claw.

In A Little Rocket R & R!, a Team Rocket Grunt's Rhyperior attacked the Resort Area. It reappeared in Nightfall? Nightmares! and A Midsummer Night's Light!.

An Alternate World Team Rocket Grunt's Rhyperior appeared in Showdown at the Gates of Warp!.

Minor appearances

Rhyperior debuted in the opening sequence of Giratina and the Sky Warrior, under the ownership of Brendan.

A Rhyperior appeared in the opening sequence of Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

In The Journalist from Another Region!, a Trainer's Rhyperior competed in the Pokémon Sumo Tournament on Harvest Island. It was eventually defeated by Ash's Pignite.

A soldier's Rhyperior appeared in a flashback in The Legend of X, Y, and Z!.

A Rhyperior appeared in A Mission of Ultra Urgency!.

A Rhyperior appeared in JN125, during a flashback where it battled against Cynthia's Garchomp.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP141 Rhyperior Ash's Pokédex Rhyperior, the Drill Pokémon and the evolved form of Rhydon. Rhyperior can concentrate strength in its body and expand, causing the stone in its hand to launch.
DP164 Rhyperior Dawn's Pokédex Rhyperior, the Drill Pokémon and the evolved form of Rhydon. Rhyperior can throw rocks at its enemies by tightening its arm muscles and launching them from the holes in its palms.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
XY063 Rhyperior Serena's Pokédex Rhyperior, the Drill Pokémon. Rhyperior launches rocks or Geodude from holes in its palms. Its shell-like covering can withstand a volcano's eruptions.

Pokémon Generations

A soldier's Rhyperior appeared in The Redemption, during a fantasy of a story from the past. It was one of the many Pokémon fighting in the great war of Kalos 3,000 years previously.

GOTCHA!

A Rhyperior briefly appeared in GOTCHA!, under the ownership of Bertha.

Pokémon Evolutions

Rhyperior in Pokémon Evolutions

A Rhyperior appeared in The Rival under the ownership of Palmer. It was used as his third and final Pokémon in his Battle Tower battle against Barry. After defeating Barry's Staraptor with Rock Wrecker, it eventually lost to his Empoleon's Hydro Pump, giving Barry a hard-fought victory.

In the manga

Rhyperior in Pokémon Adventures

Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!!

A Trainer's Rhyperior appeared in PBK3, where it fought Shin and took out most of his team.

Pokémon Adventures

Main article: Blue's Rhyperior

Sometime before Raising the Stakes with Rhyperior, Blue traded Silver his Rhydon after learning how to evolve him with a book written by Giovanni. He remained on Silver's team until sometime before PS582, where he was returned to Blue.

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!

In A Battle Of Wills, Saturn has a Rhyperior that he uses to battle Hareta at Lake Valor.

Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~

A Rhyperior appeared in The Green Scroll: Kenshin's Adventure, under the ownership of Shingen.

Pokémon Try Adventure

A Rhyperior appeared in TA07.

In the TCG

Main article: Rhyperior (TCG)

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV Sinnoh
Pt: #188
Johto
#—
Diamond It puts rocks in holes in its palms and uses its muscles to shoot them. Geodude are shot at rare times.
Pearl
Platinum It can launch a rock held in its hand like a missile by tightening then expanding its muscles instantly.
HeartGold From holes in its palms, it fires out Geodude. Its carapace can withstand volcanic eruptions.
SoulSilver
Generation V Unova
#—
Black It can launch a rock held in its hand like a missile by tightening then expanding muscles instantly.
White
Black 2 It can launch a rock held in its hand like a missile by tightening then expanding muscles instantly.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
Coastal #052
Hoenn
#178
X From holes in its palms, it fires out Geodude. Its carapace can withstand volcanic eruptions.
Y It puts rocks in holes in its palms and uses its muscles to shoot them. Geodude are shot at rare times.
Omega Ruby From holes in its palms, it fires out Geodude. Its carapace can withstand volcanic eruptions.
Alpha Sapphire It puts rocks in holes in its palms and uses its muscles to shoot them. Geodude are shot at rare times.
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VII.
Generation VIII Galar
#266
Galar
Isle of Armor #185
Sinnoh
#—
Hisui
#122
Sword It can load up to three projectiles per arm into the holes in its hands. What launches out of those holes could be either rocks or Roggenrola.
Shield It relies on its carapace to deflect incoming attacks and throw its enemy off balance. As soon as that happens, it drives its drill into the foe.
Brilliant Diamond It puts rocks in holes in its palms and uses its muscles to shoot them. On rare occasions, the Pokémon even shoots out Geodude.
Shining Pearl
Legends: Arceus This Pokémon evolved through use of a curious item. Its rocklike hide is composed of a mysterious substance and can withstand a blow from a masterwork sword with nary a scratch.


Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Evolve Rhydon
Platinum
Evolve Rhydon
HeartGold SoulSilver
Evolve Rhydon
Generation V
Black
Trade
White
Evolve Rhydon
Black 2 White 2
Evolve Rhydon
Generation VI
X Y
Evolve Rhydon
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Rhydon
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Evolve Rhydon
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Evolve Rhydon
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Bridge Field, Dusty Bowl, Giant's Seat, Rolling Fields (Max Raid Battle)
Expansion Pass
Potbottom Desert (Wanderer)
Fields of Honor (Max Raid Battle)
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Evolve Rhydon
Legends: Arceus
Sacred PlazaAlpha


In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Deep Dark Crater (B1F-B14F), Shimmer Desert (5F-8F)
MD Sky
Deep Dark Crater (B1F-B14F), Shimmer Desert (5F-8F)
Ranger: SoA
Altru Tower (during mission)
Rumble
Rocky Cave
PokéPark Wii
Lava Zone
Ranger: GS
Rand's House
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Desert: Sunny Seashore
PokéPark 2
Crag Area
Conquest
Evolve Rhydon
Rumble U
Model Train Room: Rush Hour (Reward), Variety Battle: It's Drill Time! (Boss)
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Infinite Ruins: Stage 2
Shuffle
Event: Rhyperior Appears
Event: Great Daily Pokémon (Fourth release)
Rumble World
Starlight Islands: Surveillance Dunes (All Areas)
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Zapdos Sea, Celebi Sea, Garchomp Sea, Arceus Sea, Celebi SeaFinal, Garchomp SeaFinal


Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
115
175 - 222 340 - 434
140
130 - 211 256 - 416
130
121 - 200 238 - 394
55
54 - 117 103 - 229
55
54 - 117 103 - 229
40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Total:
535
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.

Pokéathlon stats

Speed
1/1
Power
5/5 ★★★★★
Skill
2/4 ★★☆☆
Stamina
5/5 ★★★★★
Jump
2/2 ★★
Total
15/17 ★★★


Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

Rhyperior is available in Sword and Shield, Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, and Pokémon Legends: Arceus.

By leveling up

SwShBDSP

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Hammer Arm Fighting Physical 100100 09090% 10
011 Tackle Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Tail Whip Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
011 Smack Down Rock Physical 05050 100100% 15
011 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100100% 20
1515 Horn Attack Normal Physical 06565 100100% 25
2020 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100100% 10
2525 Stomp Normal Physical 06565 100100% 20
3030 Rock Blast Rock Physical 02525 09090% 10
3535 Drill Run Ground Physical 08080 09595% 10
4040 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 08585% 20
4747 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100100% 10
5454 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 08080% 5
6161 Megahorn Bug Physical 120120 08585% 10
6868 Horn Drill Normal Physical 0000 03030% 5
7575 Rock Wrecker Rock Physical 150150 09090% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Rhyperior
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Rhyperior
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

LA

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII
Learn Mastery  Move   Type   Cat.   Power   Accuracy   PP
Base  St.   Ag.  Base  St. 
1 10 Tackle Normal Physical 40 50 30 100% 100% 30
6 15 Bulldoze Ground Physical 60 75 45 100% 100% 20
11 20 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 40 50 30 100% 100% 20
18 28 Stealth Rock Rock Physical 40 50 30 100% 100% 20
25 35 Rock Slide Rock Physical 75 90 60 90% 100% 10
34 45 High Horsepower Ground Physical 85 105 65 95% 100% 10
43 54 Double-Edge Normal Physical 100 120 80 100% 100% 5
52 64 Giga Impact Normal Physical 120 150 100 90% 95% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Rhyperior
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Rhyperior
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/TR

SwSh

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM00Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM00 Mega Punch Normal Physical 08080 085}}85% 20
TM01Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM01 Mega Kick Normal Physical 120120 075}}75% 5
TM02Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM02 Pay Day Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 20
TM03Bag TM Fire SwSh Sprite.png TM03 Fire Punch Fire Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM04Bag TM Ice SwSh Sprite.png TM04 Ice Punch Ice Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM05Bag TM Electric SwSh Sprite.png TM05 Thunder Punch Electric Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM08Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM08 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM09Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM09 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM15Bag TM Ground SwSh Sprite.png TM15 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM21Bag TM Psychic SwSh Sprite.png TM21 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM22Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png TM22 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM23Bag TM Dark SwSh Sprite.png TM23 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TM24Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM24 Snore Normal Special 05050 100}}100% 15
TM25Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM25 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM26Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM26 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM27Bag TM Ice SwSh Sprite.png TM27 Icy Wind Ice Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM31Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM31 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM32Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png TM32 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM33Bag TM Water SwSh Sprite.png TM33 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM34Bag TM Fire SwSh Sprite.png TM34 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM36Bag TM Water SwSh Sprite.png TM36 Whirlpool Water Special 03535 085}}85% 15
TM39Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM39 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM41Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM41 Helping Hand Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM43Bag TM Fighting SwSh Sprite.png TM43 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM48Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png TM48 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM53Bag TM Ground SwSh Sprite.png TM53 Mud Shot Ground Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM54Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png TM54 Rock Blast Rock Physical 02525 090}}90% 10
TM57Bag TM Dark SwSh Sprite.png TM57 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
TM59Bag TM Dark SwSh Sprite.png TM59 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM64Bag TM Ice SwSh Sprite.png TM64 Avalanche Ice Physical 06060 100}}100% 10
TM65Bag TM Ghost SwSh Sprite.png TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
TM66Bag TM Electric SwSh Sprite.png TM66 Thunder Fang Electric Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM67Bag TM Ice SwSh Sprite.png TM67 Ice Fang Ice Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM68Bag TM Fire SwSh Sprite.png TM68 Fire Fang Fire Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM76Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM76 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM81Bag TM Ground SwSh Sprite.png TM81 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM96Bag TM Steel SwSh Sprite.png TM96 Smart Strike Steel Physical 07070 00—}}—% 10
TM97Bag TM Dark SwSh Sprite.png TM97 Brutal Swing Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM98Bag TM Ground SwSh Sprite.png TM98 Stomping Tantrum Ground Physical 07575 100}}100% 10
TM99Bag TM Dragon SwSh Sprite.png TM99 Breaking Swipe Dragon Physical 06060 100}}100% 15
TR00Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR00 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TR01Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR01 Body Slam Normal Physical 08585 100}}100% 15
TR02Bag TR Fire Sprite.png TR02 Flamethrower Fire Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TR03Bag TR Water Sprite.png TR03 Hydro Pump Water Special 110110 080}}80% 5
TR04Bag TR Water Sprite.png TR04 Surf Water Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TR05Bag TR Ice Sprite.png TR05 Ice Beam Ice Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TR06Bag TR Ice Sprite.png TR06 Blizzard Ice Special 110110 070}}70% 5
TR08Bag TR Electric Sprite.png TR08 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TR09Bag TR Electric Sprite.png TR09 Thunder Electric Special 110110 070}}70% 10
TR10Bag TR Ground Sprite.png TR10 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TR15Bag TR Fire Sprite.png TR15 Fire Blast Fire Special 110110 085}}85% 5
TR20Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR20 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR21Bag TR Fighting Sprite.png TR21 Reversal Fighting Physical 0000 100}}100% 15
TR24Bag TR Dragon Sprite.png TR24 Outrage Dragon Physical 120120 100}}100% 10
TR26Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR26 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR27Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR27 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR28Bag TR Bug Sprite.png TR28 Megahorn Bug Physical 120120 085}}85% 10
TR31Bag TR Steel Sprite.png TR31 Iron Tail Steel Physical 100100 075}}75% 15
TR32Bag TR Dark Sprite.png TR32 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TR35Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR35 Uproar Normal Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TR39Bag TR Fighting Sprite.png TR39 Superpower Fighting Physical 120120 100}}100% 5
TR46Bag TR Steel Sprite.png TR46 Iron Defense Steel Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TR57Bag TR Poison Sprite.png TR57 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
TR62Bag TR Dragon Sprite.png TR62 Dragon Pulse Dragon Special 08585 100}}100% 10
TR64Bag TR Fighting Sprite.png TR64 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
TR67Bag TR Ground Sprite.png TR67 Earth Power Ground Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TR70Bag TR Steel Sprite.png TR70 Flash Cannon Steel Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TR74Bag TR Steel Sprite.png TR74 Iron Head Steel Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TR75Bag TR Rock Sprite.png TR75 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
TR76Bag TR Rock Sprite.png TR76 Stealth Rock Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TR79Bag TR Steel Sprite.png TR79 Heavy Slam Steel Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TR87Bag TR Ground Sprite.png TR87 Drill Run Ground Physical 08080 095}}95% 10
TR88Bag TR Fire Sprite.png TR88 Heat Crash Fire Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TR94Bag TR Ground Sprite.png TR94 High Horsepower Ground Physical 09595 095}}95% 10
TR99Bag TR Fighting Sprite.png TR99 Body Press Fighting Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Rhyperior
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Rhyperior
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

BDSP

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM01Bag TM Fighting SwSh Sprite.png TM01 Focus Punch Fighting Physical 150150 100}}100% 20
TM05Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM05 Roar Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
TM11Bag TM Fire SwSh Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
TM13Bag TM Ice SwSh Sprite.png TM13 Ice Beam Ice Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM14Bag TM Ice SwSh Sprite.png TM14 Blizzard Ice Special 110110 070}}70% 5
TM15Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM17Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM18Bag TM Water SwSh Sprite.png TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 —}}—% 5
TM23Bag TM Steel SwSh Sprite.png TM23 Iron Tail Steel Physical 100100 075}}75% 15
TM24Bag TM Electric SwSh Sprite.png TM24 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM25Bag TM Electric SwSh Sprite.png TM25 Thunder Electric Special 110110 070}}70% 10
TM26Bag TM Ground SwSh Sprite.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TM28Bag TM Ground SwSh Sprite.png TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM31Bag TM Fighting SwSh Sprite.png TM31 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM32Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
TM34Bag TM Electric SwSh Sprite.png TM34 Shock Wave Electric Special 06060 —}}—% 20
TM35Bag TM Fire SwSh Sprite.png TM35 Flamethrower Fire Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM37Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png TM37 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM38Bag TM Fire SwSh Sprite.png TM38 Fire Blast Fire Special 110110 085}}85% 5
TM39Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM42Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM44Bag TM Psychic SwSh Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM45Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM46Bag TM Dark SwSh Sprite.png TM46 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TM52Bag TM Fighting SwSh Sprite.png TM52 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
TM56Bag TM Dark SwSh Sprite.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM58Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM58 Endure Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM59Bag TM Dragon SwSh Sprite.png TM59 Dragon Pulse Dragon Special 08585 100}}100% 10
TM65Bag TM Ghost SwSh Sprite.png TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
TM66Bag TM Dark SwSh Sprite.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
TM68Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM69Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png TM69 Rock Polish Rock Status 0000 —}}—% 20
TM71Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png TM71 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
TM72Bag TM Ice SwSh Sprite.png TM72 Avalanche Ice Physical 06060 100}}100% 10
TM75Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
TM76Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png TM76 Stealth Rock Rock Status 0000 —}}—% 20
TM80Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM82Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM82 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM83Bag TM Ground SwSh Sprite.png TM83 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM84Bag TM Poison SwSh Sprite.png TM84 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
TM87Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 085}}85% 15
TM90Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM91Bag TM Steel SwSh Sprite.png TM91 Flash Cannon Steel Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TM93Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM93 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
TM95Bag TM Water SwSh Sprite.png TM95 Surf Water Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM96Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM96 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM98Bag TM Fighting SwSh Sprite.png TM98 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
XTM100Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM100 Rock Climb Normal Physical 09090 085}}85% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Rhyperior
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Rhyperior
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

SwSh

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
ZigzagoonLinooneObstagoonLucarioLycanrocLycanroc
MudbrayMudsdaleScorbunnyRabootCinderaceSkwovet
GreedentChewtleDrednaw
Counter Fighting Physical 100% 20
SlowpokeSlowpokeSlowbroSlowbroSlowkingSlowking
TorkoalBergmiteAvalugg
Curse Ghost Status —% 10
DunsparceGibleGabiteGarchomp Dragon Rush Dragon Physical 100 75% 10
WoolooDubwool Guard Split Psychic Status —% 10
SandslashAronLaironAggronPerrserker Metal Burst Steel Physical 100% 10
Drednaw Rock Polish Rock Status —% 20
SquirtleWartortleBlastoiseAvaluggSandaconda Skull Bash Normal Physical 130 100% 10
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Rhyperior in Generation VIII
  • 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 Rhyperior in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Rhyperior
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Rhyperior
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

BDSP

Generation VIII
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
SlakothVigorothSlakingLucario Counter Fighting Physical 100% 20
RattataRaticateArbokGrowlitheArcanineSnorlax
TotodileCroconawFeraligatrGirafarigSnubbullGranbull
HoundourHoundoomLarvitarPupitarTyranitarPoochyena
MightyenaExploudMawileSeviperWalreinTurtwig
GrotleTorterraBidoofBibarelShinxLuxio
LuxrayFloatzelGarchompHippopotasHippowdon
Crunch Dark Physical 80 100% 15
SandslashZangoose Crush Claw Normal Physical 75 95% 10
SlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingNumelCameruptTorkoal
TurtwigGrotleTorterraBidoofBibarel
Curse Ghost Status —% 10
DunsparceGibleGabiteGarchomp Dragon Rush Dragon Physical 100 75% 10
CharmanderCharmeleonCharizardArbokGrowlitheArcanine
FlareonSnubbullGranbullHoundourHoundoomDonphan
TyranitarMightyenaExploudManectricGarchompHippowdon
Fire Fang Fire Physical 65 95% 15
Smeargle Guard Split Psychic Status —% 10
ArbokTotodileCroconawFeraligatrSnubbullGranbull
PiloswineMamoswineTyranitarMightyenaExploudWalrein
FloatzelHippowdonGlaceon
Ice Fang Ice Physical 65 95% 15
AronLaironAggronShieldonBastiodon Metal Burst Steel Physical 100% 10
GrowlitheArcanineSentretFurretTorchicCombusken
BlazikenVigorothSlakingLucario
Reversal Fighting Physical 100% 15
SquirtleWartortleBlastoiseMankeyPrimeape Skull Bash Normal Physical 130 100% 10
ArbokArcanineJolteonSnubbullGranbullHoundoom
DonphanTyranitarMightyenaExploudElectrikeManectric
Hippowdon
Thunder Fang Electric Physical 65 95% 15
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Rhyperior in Generation VIII
  • 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 Rhyperior in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Rhyperior
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Rhyperior
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

SwShBDSP

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Sw Sh EP BD SP Meteor Beam Rock Special 120 90% 10
Sw Sh EP BD SP Scorching Sands Ground Special 70 100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Rhyperior
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Rhyperior
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

LA

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Power   Accuracy   PP 
Base  St.   Ag.  Base  St. 
LA Aqua Tail Water Physical 85 105 65 90% 100% 10
LA Bulldoze Ground Physical 60 75 45 100% 100% 20
LA Earth Power Ground Special 80 100 60 100% 100% 10
LA Fire Fang Fire Physical 65 80 50 95% 100% 15
LA Fire Punch Fire Physical 75 90 60 100% 100% 10
LA Flamethrower Fire Special 80 100 60 100% 100% 10
LA Flash Cannon Steel Special 80 100 60 100% 100% 10
LA Giga Impact Normal Physical 120 150 100 90% 95% 5
LA High Horsepower Ground Physical 85 105 65 95% 100% 10
LA Hyper Beam Normal Special 120 150 100 90% 95% 5
LA Ice Beam Ice Special 80 100 60 100% 100% 10
LA Ice Fang Ice Physical 65 80 50 95% 100% 15
LA Ice Punch Ice Physical 75 90 60 100% 100% 10
LA Icy Wind Ice Special 60 75 45 95% 100% 20
LA Iron Head Steel Physical 80 100 60 100% 100% 10
LA Iron Tail Steel Physical 100 120 80 75% 90% 5
LA Megahorn Bug Physical 100 120 80 85% 95% 5
LA Outrage Dragon Physical 90 120 60 85% 95% 10
LA Poison Jab Poison Physical 80 100 60 100% 100% 10
LA Rest Psychic Status —% —% 10
LA Rock Slide Rock Physical 75 90 60 90% 100% 10
LA Rock Smash Fighting Physical 40 50 30 100% 100% 20
LA Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 70 85 55 100% 100% 15
LA Stealth Rock Rock Physical 40 50 30 100% 100% 20
LA Stone Edge Rock Physical 100 120 80 80% 90% 5
LA Thunderbolt Electric Special 80 100 60 100% 100% 10
LA Thunder Fang Electric Physical 65 80 50 95% 100% 15
LA Thunder Punch Electric Physical 75 90 60 100% 100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Rhyperior
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Rhyperior
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

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

By transfer from another generation

Generation VIII
Other generations:
V - VI - VII 
 Gen.   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
IV V VI VII Ancient Power Rock Special 06060 100}}100% 5
IV V VI VII Aqua Tail Water Physical 09090 090}}90% 10
IV V VI VII Block Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
IV V VI VII Captivate × Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
IV V VI VII Chip Away × Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
IV V VI VII Confide Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
IV V VI VII Crush Claw Normal Physical 07575 095}}95% 10
IV V VI VII Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
IV V VI VII Double Team Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
IV V VI VII Double-Edge Normal Physical 120120 100}}100% 15
IV V VI VII Dragon Tail Dragon Physical 06060 090}}90% 10
IV V VI VII Endeavor Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 5
IV V VI VII Focus Punch Fighting Physical 150150 100}}100% 20
IV V VI VII Frustration × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
IV V VI VII Fury Attack Normal Physical 01515 085}}85% 20
IV V VI VII Fury Cutter Bug Physical 04040 095}}95% 20
IV V VI VII Headbutt Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
IV V VI VII Hidden Power × Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
IV V VI VII Incinerate Fire Special 06060 100}}100% 15
IV V VI VII Magnitude × Ground Physical 0000 100}}100% 30
IV V VI VII Mud-Slap Ground Special 02020 100}}100% 10
IV V VI VII Natural Gift × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 15
IV V VI VII Power-Up Punch Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 20
IV V VI VII Return × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
IV V VI VII Roar Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
IV V VI VII Rock Climb × Normal Physical 09090 085}}85% 20
IV V VI VII Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
IV V VI VII Rollout Rock Physical 03030 090}}90% 20
IV V VI VII Rototiller × Ground Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
IV V VI VII Secret Power × Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
IV V VI VII Shock Wave Electric Special 06060 00—}}—% 20
IV V VI VII Spite Ghost Status 0000 100}}100% 10
IV V VI VII Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
IV V VI VII Swagger Normal Status 0000 085}}85% 15
IV V VI VII Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
  • Transferred Pokémon only retain these moves in Pokémon Sword and Shield
  • A striped background indicates a generation in which the move can only be obtained via event or as a special move
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Rhyperior
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Rhyperior
  • × indicates a move that cannot be used in Sword and Shield
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see transfer-only moves for other generations
By transfer, only via prior evolution
Generation VIII
Prior evolution:
→Rhydon
 Gen.   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
I II III IV V VI VII Bide × Normal Physical 0000 00—}}—% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Bubble Beam Water Special 06565 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Dynamic Punch Fighting Physical 100100 050}}50% 5
I II III IV V VI VII Fissure Ground Physical 0000 030}}30% 5
I II III IV V VI VII Leer Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 30
I II III IV V VI VII Mimic Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Pursuit × Dark Physical 04040 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Rage × Normal Physical 02020 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Rock Throw Rock Physical 05050 090}}90% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Sand Attack Ground Status 0000 100}}100% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Seismic Toss Fighting Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Submission Fighting Physical 08080 080}}80% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Thrash Normal Physical 120120 100}}100% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Water Gun Water Special 04040 100}}100% 25
I II III IV V VI VII Zap Cannon Electric Special 120120 050}}50% 5
  • Transferred Pokémon only retain these moves in Pokémon Sword and Shield
  • A striped background indicates a generation in which the move can only be obtained via event or as a special move
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Rhyperior
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Rhyperior
  • × indicates a move that cannot be used in Sword and Shield
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see transfer-only moves for other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 464.png Body size: 2
Recruit rate: -12%
IQ group: E
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Ground
Poké Assist: Ground PA.png
Ground
Field move: None
Browser entry R-151
It lets loose shock waves to attack. It also triggers rockfalls.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Rock
Poké Assist:
(present)
Rock Assist.png
Rock
Field move:
(present)
Tackle 4 field move.png
(Tackle ×4)
Not available in the past.
Browser entry R-287
It triggers rockfalls and creates fissures to attack.
Pokémon Rumble
Attack ●●●●
Defense ●●●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●●
Defense ●●●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush464 fBody.png Walking Speed: 1.42 seconds Base HP: 62
Base Attack: 82 Base Defense: 58 Base Speed: 60
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
PPW464.png PokéPark Pad entry:
Rhyperior is the Attraction Chief of Rhyperior's Bumper Burn in the Lava Zone.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
PP2464.png Strong: Oshawott icon.pngSnivy icon.png Weak: Pikachu icon.pngTepig icon.png
PokéPark Pad entry:
He planned to participate in the Battle Tournament, but he missed the entry deadline. That's why he tried to steal the Bravery Beard
Pokémon Conquest
PCP464.png HP: ★★★★★ Move: Rock Wrecker
Attack: ★★★★★ Ability 1: Lightningrod
Ability 2: Bodyguard
Ability 3: Solid Rock
Defense: ★★★★
Speed: ★★
Evolves from Rhydon after knocking out a Warrior's Pokémon in a manner that allows recruitment, while its own Warrior is equipped with a Protector
Range: 2 Perfect Links: Masatoyo, Shingen, and Shizuka
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Ground
Attack Power: ★★★★★

BT464.png

Flinch Attack
Briefly stops wild Pokémon from taking action.
Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Ground
None.png Attack Power: 70 - 110 Raise Max Level.png 5

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Shuffle464.png

Hyper Punch
Sometimes deals even more damage.


Pokémon GO
GO464.png Base Stamina: 251 Base Attack: 241 Base Defense: 190
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: N/A
Fast Attacks: Mud-Slap, Smack Down
Charged Attacks: Surf, Earthquake, Stone Edge, Skull Bash*, Superpower*, Rock Wrecker

Evolution

111Rhyhorn.png
Unevolved
Rhyhorn
 Ground  Rock 
Rare Candy
Level 42
112Rhydon.png
First evolution
Rhydon
 Ground  Rock 
Link Trade icon SwSh.png + Protector
Trade
holding Protector
464Rhyperior.png
Second evolution
Rhyperior
 Ground  Rock 


Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Male Male Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Male Shiny Male
Female Shiny Female
HOME
Male Shiny Male
Female Shiny Female
464MS8.png For other sprites and images, please see Rhyperior images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Trivia

Origin

Rhyperior's design appears to be an amalgam drawing inspiration from a rhinoceros, aspects of various dinosaurs (such as ceratopsids or Ankylosaurus in particular), bullet-resistant body armor vests, and cannon artillery. Its overall appearance also seems to allude to a proverbial miner sporting a mining drill, safety vest, and hard hat.

Name origin

Rhyperior may be a combination of rhinoceros, hyperion, and superior.

Dosidon may be a combination of 土 do (ground, soil), 怒 do (anger), or ど do- (prefix for very much), 犀 sai (rhinoceros), and -don (common suffix in dinosaur names derived from the Ancient Greek word for tooth).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ドサイドン Dosidon From do, do, or do, sai, and -don
France Flag.png French Rhinastoc From rhinocéros and estoc or mastoc
Spain Flag.png Spanish Rhyperior Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Rihornior From Rihorn and Senior
Italy Flag.png Italian Rhyperior Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 거대코뿌리 Geodaekopuri From 거대 (巨大) geodae and 코뿌리 Koppuri or 코뿔소 koppulso
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 超甲狂犀 Chāojiǎkuángxī*
超鐵暴龍 / 超铁暴龙 Chāotiěbàolóng*
From chāo, jiǎ, kuáng, and
From chāo, 鐵 / 铁 tiě, and 暴龍 / 暴龙 bàolóng
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 超甲狂犀 Chīugaapkwòhngsāi*
超鐵暴龍 Chīutitbouhlùhng*
From chīu, gaap, kwòhng, and sāi
From chīu, tit, and 暴龍 bouhlùhng


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