If you want to add the best rock type Pokemon to your team, look no further! These Pokemon have the best stats, move pools & abilities of all non-legendary rock types which allow them to thrive in competitive battling and general game-play.
Armaldo, Alolan Golem, Coalossal, Cradily
Aggron claims an entire mountain as its own territory. It mercilessly beats up anything that violates its environment and vigilantly patrols its territory at all times.
Good attacks for Aggron: heavy slam, earthquake, fire punch, toxic, stealth rocks, curse
Omastar uses its tentacles to capture its prey. It is believed to have become extinct because its shell grew too large and heavy, causing its movements to become too slow and ponderous.
Good attacks for Omastar: hydro pump, scald, ice beam, earth power, shell smash
Kabutops swam underwater to hunt for its prey in ancient times. It was apparently evolving from being a water dweller to living on land as evident from the beginnings of change in its gills and legs.
Good attacks for Kabutops: liquidation, stone edge, knock off, superpower, rapid spin, aqua jet, swords dance
Archeops are intelligent and will cooperate to catch prey. From the ground, they use a running start to take flight.
Good attacks for Archeops: head smash, acrobatics, rock slide, steel wing, endeavor
The solar rays Gigalith absorbs are processed in its energy core and fired as a ball of light.
Good attacks for Gigalith: stone edge, rock blast, earthquake, stealth rock, toxic
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Lycanroc's quick movements confuse its enemies. Well equipped with claws and fangs, it also uses the sharp rocks in its mane as weapons.
Good attacks for Lycanrock: stone edge, fire fang, drill run, sucker punch, accelerock
Aerodactyl is a Pokémon from the age of dinosaurs. It was regenerated from genetic material extracted from amber. It is imagined to have been the king of the skies in ancient times.
Good attacks for Aerodactyl: stone edge, earthquake, pursuit, ice fang, roost
Thanks to its gargantuan jaws, which could shred thick metal plates as if they were paper, Tyrantrum was invincible in the ancient world it once inhabited.
Good attacks for Tyrantrum: head smash, outrage, dragon claw, earthquake, crunch, superpower, rock polish
Rhyperior fires out Geodude from the holes in its palms. Its carapace can withstand volcanic eruptions.
Good attacks for Rhyperior: earthquake, rock blast, megahorn, stone edge, ice punch, stealth rocks, toxic, swords dance
Tyranitar is so overwhelmingly powerful, it can bring down a whole mountain to make its nest. It wanders about in mountains seeking new opponents to fight.
Good attacks for Tyranitar: stone edge, pursuit, fire punch, earthquake, crunch, ice punch, dragon dance, stealth rocks
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