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[[File:Type Rock/Ground.gif|link=Rock/Ground type]]  
Species Rock Pokémon
Abilities Rock Head
Sand Veil (Dream World)
None ← 074 → None
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From None
Evolves Into [[Graveler]]
(イシツブテ Ishitsubute )
[[Generation I]]
Evolutionary Line
No evolution line
Weight Height
Pokédex Color Egg Group
<font color=Brown>Brown</font>
Shape Footprint

Geodude (Japanese: イシツブテ Ishitsubute) is a Rock/Ground-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.


This Pokémon has a rock for a head, no nose, and two long arms that start with a bulging muscle and end with rock hands resembling a human's.

Special abilities

Geodude can have the ability Rock Head or the ability Sturdy. Rock Head prevents Geodude from suffering recoil damage from using attacks like Double-Edge. Sturdy causes all OHKO moves to be negated. Geodude most frequently are found in fields and on mountains. People step or trip on them from time to time, mistaking them for rocks. Its arms are so strong that it can use them to climb mountains. Rhyperior sometimes accidentally shoot Geodude from their cannon-like arms.


Geodude evolves into Graveler at level 25.

In the anime

Geodude is a recurring character in the Pokémon anime. It first appeared in the fifth episode, "Showdown in Pewter City ," used by Gym Leader Brock to battle Ash. Brock became a travel companion of Ash and owned Geodude for the first five seasons. Navel Island Gym Leader Danny, Rustboro City Gym Leader Roxanne and Oreburgh city Gym Leader Roark have also used Geodude. In the anime, Geodude is able to levitate above the ground.

Game info

Game locations

Geodude Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Mt. Moon, Rock Tunnel, and Victory Road Uncommon
Yellow Mt. Moon, Rock Tunnel, and Victory Road Common
Gold/Silver Routes 45, 46, Mt. Mortar, Union Cave, Mt. Moon, Rock Tunnel Common
Crystal Routes 45, 46, Mt. Mortar, Union Cave, Mt. Moon, Rock Tunnel Common
Ruby/Sapphire Routes 111, 114, Victory Road, Safari Zone, Granite Cave Common
Emerald Routes 111, 114, Granite Cave, Magma Hideout, Victory Road, Safari Zone Common
FireRed/LeafGreen One Island, Seven Island, Victory Road, Mt. Moon, Rock Tunnel, Cerulean Cave Common
Diamond/Pearl Routes 206, 207, 210, 214, and 215, Oreburgh Gate, Maniac Tunnel, Oreburgh Mine, Mt. Coronet Common
Platinum Routes 206, 207, 210, 214, Oreburgh Gate, Maniac Tunnel, Oreburgh Mine, Mt. Coronet Common
HeartGold/SoulSilver Routes 45 and 46, Union Cave, Dark Cave, Ruins of Alph, Mt. Mortar, Cliff Cave, Victory Road, Rock Tunnel, Mt. Moon, Cerulean Cave Common
Black/White Breed Graveler None

Side game locations

Geodude Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Snap Valley
Pokémon Channel Viridian Forest
Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire Wilderness (Sapphire Field)
Pokémon Trozei! Phobos Drill,
Endless Level 24,
Forever Level 24,
Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Mt. Steel (5F-8F)
Buried Relic (16F-20F)
Wish Cave (12F-14F)
Southern Cavern (1F-6F)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Mt. Bristle (1F-9F)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Marine Cave,
Peril Cliffs
Pokémon Rumble Rocky Cave

Pokédex Entries


Side game data

Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
No. Pokémon Group Field Move Poké Assist
R-041 PR Geodude Sprite Geodude Rock SOA Crush 1 Crush 1 PA Rock SofA Rock
Capture Points* On Sight**
126 Disguised as Chunky Rock, runs away.
Browser Entry
It hurls stones to attack.
* - This is the amount of points required to capture the Pokémon (excluding boss Pokémon).
** - This is the reaction of the Pokémon when players approach it.


  • It is the first Rock Pokémon in the National Dex.
  • Despite being called Geodude, it has an equal chance of being male or female.
  • Geodude's name comes from the words "geode" a type of rock that has crystals inside of it and "dude".


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