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Hippowdon
450
カバルドン Kabarudon
450Hippowdon
Generation IV
Evolutionary line
449450
Type(s)
Type Ground  
Species Heavyweight Pokémon
Abilities Sand Stream
Sand Force (DW)
Pokédex
Hippopotas ← 450 → Skorupi
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh 123
Unova N/A Coastal Kalos 049
Alola N/A
Evolves from Hippopotas
Evolves into None
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
661.4 lbs. 300.0 kg 6'07" 2.0 m
Pokédex color Egg group
Brown Field
Shape Footprint
Shape08
F450
Cry

Hippowdon (Japanese: カバルドン Kabarudon) is a Ground-Type Pokémon introduced in Generation IV.

Biology

Gender differences

Male Hippowdon are black and yellow-tan while females are completely black.

Evolution

Hippowdon evolves from Hippopotas as of level 34.

Game Info

Locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Diamond/Pearl Route 228 Uncommon
Platinum Route 228 Uncommon
HeartGold/SoulSilver Evolve Hippopotas None
Black/White Evolve Hippopotas None
X/Y Evolve Hippopotas None
OR/AS Trade None
Sun/Moon Trade from Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon None
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon Ultra Space Wilds


Side Game Locations

Locations
Game(s) Area(s)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Dark Crater (B1F-B10F)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Haruba Desert


Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
Diamond
It blasts internally stored sand from ports on its body to create a towering twister for attack.
Pearl
Its huge mouth is almost seven feet across. It has enough power to completely crush a car.
Platinum
Surprisingly quick to anger. It holds its mouth agape as a display of strength.
HeartGold
It brandishes its gaping mouth in a display of fearsome strength. It raises vast quantities of sand while attacking.
SoulSilver
It brandishes its gaping mouth in a display of fearsome strength. It raises vast quantities of sand while attacking.
Black
Surprisingly quick to anger. It holds its mouth agape as a display of strength.
White
Surprisingly quick to anger. It holds its mouth agape as a display of strength.
Black 2
Surprisingly quick to anger. It holds its mouth agape as a display of strength.
White 2
Surprisingly quick to anger. It holds its mouth agape as a display of strength.
X
It brandishes its gaping mouth in a display of fearsome strength. It raises vast quantities of sand while attacking.
Y
It blasts internally stored sand from ports on its body to create a towering twister for attack.
Omega Ruby
It brandishes its gaping mouth in a display of fearsome strength. It raises vast quantities of sand while attacking.
Alpha Sapphire
It blasts internally stored sand from ports on its body to create a towering twister for attack.
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Let's Go, Pikachu!
Let's Go, Eevee!


Stats

Base Stats
HP
108
Attack
112
Defense
118
Sp. Atk
68
Sp. Def
72
Speed
47
Total
525

Learnset

Leveling

Leveling Generation VII
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
1 Ice Fang 65 95% 15 Ice Physical
1 Fire Fang 65 95% 15 Fire Physical
1 Thunder Fang 65 95% 15 Electric Physical
1 Tackle 40 100% 35 Normal Physical
1 Sand Attack 100% 15 Ground Status
1 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
1 Yawn —% 10 Normal Status
7 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
13 Yawn —% 10 Normal Status
19 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical
19 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical
25 Sand Tomb 35 85% 15 Ground Physical
31 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical
40 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical
50 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical
60 Fissure —% 5 Ground Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
1 Ice Fang 65 95% 15 Ice Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
1 Fire Fang 65 95% 15 Fire Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
1 Thunder Fang 65 95% 15 Electric Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
1 Tackle 50 100% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
1 Sand Attack 100% 15 Ground Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
1 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough ♥♥ ♥♥♥
1 Yawn —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
7 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough ♥♥ ♥♥♥
13 Yawn —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
19 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
♥♥♥
0
19 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough ♥♥ 0
25 Sand Tomb 35 85% 15 Ground Physical Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
31 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥
40 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough ♥♥
50 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
♥♥♥
0
60 Fissure —% 5 Ground Physical Type Tough ♥♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
1 Ice Fang 65 95% 15 Ice Physical
1 Fire Fang 65 95% 15 Fire Physical
1 Thunder Fang 65 95% 15 Electric Physical
1 Tackle 50 100% 35 Normal Physical
1 Sand-Attack 100% 15 Ground Status
1 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
1 Yawn —% 10 Normal Status
7 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
13 Yawn —% 10 Normal Status
19 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical
19 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical
25 Sand Tomb 35 85% 15 Ground Physical
31 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical
40 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical
50 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical
60 Fissure —% 5 Ground Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation IV
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
1DPPt
1HGSS
Fire Fang 65 95% 15 Fire Physical Type Beauty ♥♥♥
1DPPt
1HGSS
Thunder Fang 65 95% 15 Electric Physical Type Smart ♥♥♥
1DPPt
1HGSS
Ice Fang 65 95% 15 Ice Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥
1DPPt
1HGSS
Tackle 35 95% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
1DPPt
1HGSS
Sand-Attack 100% 15 Ground Status Type Cute ♥♥
1DPPt
1HGSS
Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
1DPPt
1HGSS
Yawn —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
7DPPt
7HGSS
Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
13DPPt
13HGSS
Yawn —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
19DPPt
19HGSS
Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
N/ADPPt
19HGSS
Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Smart
25DPPt
25HGSS
Sand Tomb 15 70% 15 Ground Physical Type Smart 0
31DPPt
31HGSS
Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical Type Tough ♥♥
40DPPt
40HGSS
Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough ♥♥
50DPPt
50HGSS
Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 0
60DPPt
60HGSS
Fissure —% 5 Ground Physical Type Tough 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
TM05 Roar —% 20 Normal Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM37 Sandstorm —% 10 Rock Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM71 Stone Edge 100 80% 5 Rock Physical
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM05 Roar —% 20 Normal Status Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beautiful 0
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ ♥♥♥
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough ♥♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough ♥♥ 0
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 0
TM37 Sandstorm —% 10 Rock Status Type Tough ♥♥
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ 0
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥
TM71 Stone Edge 100 80% 5 Rock Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥ 0
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical Type Tough ♥♥ ♥♥
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical Type Tough ♥♥ ♥♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM94 Rock SmashXY 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 0
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
HM06 Rock SmashORAS 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
TM05 Roar 100% 20 Normal Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM37 Sandstorm —% 10 Rock Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM71 Stone Edge 100 80% 5 Rock Physical
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation IV
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beauty ♥♥
TM05 Roar 100% 20 Normal Status Type Cool ♥♥
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Type Smart ♥♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Type Smart
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool ♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM23 Iron Tail 100 75% 15 Steel Physical Type Cool ♥♥
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough ♥♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM28HGSS Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Smart
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool ♥♥
TM37 Sandstorm —% 10 Rock Status Type Tough ♥♥
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical Type Smart ♥♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Smart ♥♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough ♥♥
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Beauty ♥♥
TM71 Stone Edge 100 80% 5 Rock Physical Type Tough ♥♥
TM76 Stealth Rock —% 20 Rock Status Type Cool ♥♥
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
HM06 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 450 front Pt 450 front Pt 450 front
DP 450f front Pt 450f front Pt 450f front
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Hippowdon BW Hippowdon BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Hippowdon XY Hippowdon XY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Back

Origin

Hippowdon is based off of a hippopotamus. It might also be based off of the Bahamut which is said to carry large amounts of land on its back and has the head of a hippopotamus.

Etymology

Hippowdon comes from hippopotamus, power and don (Spanish for lord and Greek for tooth).

Gallery

See also