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|jname=サイドン Saidon
|name='''Rhydon'''
 
|jname=(サイドン ''Saidon'')
 
|image=112Rhydon.png
 
 
|ndex=112
 
|ndex=112
|evofrom=[[Rhyhorn]]
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|ndexprev=Rhyhorn
|evointo=[[Rhyperior]]
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|ndexnext=Chansey
|gen=[[Generation I]]
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|dexkanto=112
|pronun=<math>RYE-don</Math>
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|dexjohto={{tt|207|Gold, Silver & Crystal}}/{{tt|212|HeartGold & SoulSilver}}
|hp=105
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|dexhoenn={{tt|170|Ruby, Sapphire & Emerald}}/{{tt|177|Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire}}
|atk=130
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|def=120
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|evofrom=Rhyhorn
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|evointo=Rhyperior
|spd=40
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|gen=Generation I
|total=485
 
 
|species=Drill Pokémon
 
|species=Drill Pokémon
|type={{Type|Ground}}/{{Type|Rock}}
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|egg1=Field
|height=<span class="explain" title="1.9 m">6'03"</span>
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|egg2=Monster
|weight=<span class="explain" title="120.0kg">264.6 lbs</span>
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|body=06
|ability=[[Lightningrod]]<br>[[Rock Head]]<br>[[Reckless]] (Dream World)
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|type=Ground
|color=<span style="color:gray;">'''Gray'''</span>
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|imheight=6'03"
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|metheight=1.9 m
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|imweight=264.6 lbs.
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|metweight=120.0 kg
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|ability=[[Lightning Rod]]<br />[[Rock Head]]
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|dw=Reckless
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|color=Gray
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|male=50
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|evo=[[File:111.png|link=Rhyhorn]][[File:112.png]][[File:464.png|link=Rhyperior]]}}
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'''Rhydon''' (Japanese: '''サイドン''' ''Saidon'') is a {{Type|Ground}}/{{Type|Rock}}-type [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
   
'''Rhydon''' (Japanese: '''サイドン''' ''Saidon'') is a {{Type|Ground}}/{{Type|Rock}}-type [[Pokémon]].
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==Biology==
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===Physiology===
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It is a rock hard Pokémon that developed a long tail and learned to stand biped-ally, meaning on two legs. It is a rhino-like creature that can crush rocks and has a long drill that can drill through rocks.
   
==Appearance==
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===Special abilities===
It is a rock hard [[Pokémon]] that developed a long tail and learned to stand bipedally, meaning on two legs. It is a rhino-like creature that can crush rocks and has a long drill that can drill through rocks.
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Rhydon can have the ability [[Rock Head]] or the ability [[Lightningrod]]. Rock Head prevents Rhydon from sustaining recoil damage. Lightningrod directs {{type|Electric}}-type attacks to Rhydon. This Pokémon is disadvantaged when attacking {{Type|Grass}}, {{Type|Fighting}}, {{type|Water}}, or other {{Type|Ground}}-type Pokémon. This Pokémon's brain developed after it stood up on its hind legs. Its drill horn bores tunnels through solid rock. Its hide is so thick and protective that Rhydon can thrive in very hot places.
 
==Special abilities==
 
Rhydon can have the ability [[Rock Head]] or the ability [[Lightningrod]]. Rock Head prevents Rhydon from sustaining recoil damage. Lightningrod directs {{type|Electric}}-type attacks to Rhydon. This Pokémon is disadvantaged when attacking {{Type|Grass}}, {{Type|Fighting}}, {{type|Water}}, or other {{Type|Ground}}-type [[Pokémon]]. This [[Pokémon]]'s brain developed after it stood up on its hind legs. Its drill horn bores tunnels through solid rock. Its hide is so thick and protective that Rhydon can thrive in very hot places.
 
   
 
==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
 
'''Rhydon''' is the evolved form of [[Rhyhorn]]. Rhydon [[Evolution|evolves]] into the [[Generation IV]] Pokémon, [[Rhyperior]], when [[trade|traded]] while holding the [[Protector]].
 
'''Rhydon''' is the evolved form of [[Rhyhorn]]. Rhydon [[Evolution|evolves]] into the [[Generation IV]] Pokémon, [[Rhyperior]], when [[trade|traded]] while holding the [[Protector]].
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==Anime==
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*[[Blaine's Rhydon]]
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*[[Giovanni's Rhydon]]
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*[[Pietra's Rhydon]]
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*[[Head Engineer's Rhydon]]
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*[[Assunta's Rhydon]]
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*[[Team Rocket's Rhydon]]
   
 
==Game info==
 
==Game info==
 
===Game locations===
 
===Game locations===
{{Game Locations|
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{{Game Locations
backcolor={{Ground}}|
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|backcolor={{Ground}}
pokemon=Rhydon|
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|border={{Rock}}
redblue=[[Cerulean Cave]]|
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|redblue=[[Cerulean Cave]]
rbrarity=Rare|
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|rbrarity=Rare
yellow=[[Cerulean Cave]]|
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|yellow=[[Cerulean Cave]]
yrarity=Rare|
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|yrarity=Rare
goldsilver=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Rhyhorn]]|
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|goldsilver=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Rhyhorn]]
gsrarity=None|
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|gsrarity=None
crystal=[[Kanto Victory Road|Victory Road]]|
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|crystal=[[Kanto Victory Road|Victory Road]]
crarity=Rare|
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|crarity=Rare
rubysapphire=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Rhyhorn]]|
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|rubysapphire=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Rhyhorn]]
rsrarity=None|
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|rsrarity=None
emerald=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Rhyhorn]]|
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|emerald=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Rhyhorn]]
erarity=None|
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|erarity=None
fireredleafgreen=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Rhyhorn]]|
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|fireredleafgreen=[[Evolution|Evolve]] [[Rhyhorn]]
frlgrarity=None|
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|frlgrarity=None
diamondpearl=[[Route 227]], [[Route 228]], [[Stark Mountain]]|
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|diamondpearl=[[Sinnoh Route 227|Route 227]], [[Sinnoh Route 228|Route 228]], [[Stark Mountain]]
dprarity=Common|
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|dprarity=Common
platinum=[[Route 227]], [[Route 228]], [[Stark Mountain]], [[Sinnoh victory road]]
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|platinum=[[Sinnoh Route 227|Route 227]], [[Sinnoh Route 228|Route 228]], [[Stark Mountain]], [[Sinnoh Victory Road]]
ptrarity=Common|
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|ptrarity=Common
heartgoldsoulsilver=[[Safari Zone]]
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|heartgoldsoulsilver=[[Safari Zone (Johto)|Safari Zone]]
hgssrarity=Uncommon|
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|hgssrarity=Uncommon
blackwhite=Evolve [[Rhyhorn]]|
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|blackwhite=Evolve [[Rhyhorn]]
bwrarity=None|
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|bwrarity=None
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|xy=Evolve [[Rhyhorn]]
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|xyrarity=None
 
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===Pokédex entries===
 
===Pokédex entries===
{{GenIPokédex|
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{{Pokédexentries
backcolor={{Ground}}|
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|backcolor={{Ground}}
name=Rhydon|
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|border={{Rock}}
redblue=Protected by an armor-like hide, it is capable of living in molten lava of 3,600 degrees.|
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|gen=I
yellow=Walks on its hind legs. Shows signs of intelligence. Its armor-like hide even repels molten lava.|
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|redblue=Protected by an armor-like hide, it is capable of living in molten lava of 3,600 degrees.
gold=Its rugged hide protects it from even the heat of lava. However, the hide also makes it insensitive.|
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|yellow=Walks on its hind legs. Shows signs of intelligence. Its armor-like hide even repels molten lava.
silver=Its brain developed when it began walking on hind legs. Its thick hide protects it even in magma.|
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|gold=Its rugged hide protects it from even the heat of lava. However, the hide also makes it insensitive.
crystal=By lightly spinning its drill-like horn, it can easily shatter even a diamond in the rough.|
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|silver=Its brain developed when it began walking on hind legs. Its thick hide protects it even in magma.
ruby=Rhydon's horn can crush even uncut diamonds. One sweeping blow of its tail can topple a building. This Pokémon's hide is extremely tough. Even direct cannon hits don't leave a scratch.|
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|crystal=By lightly spinning its drill-like horn, it can easily shatter even a diamond in the rough.
sapphire=Rhydon has a horn that serves as a drill. It is used for destroying rocks and boulders. This Pokémon occasionally rams into streams of magma, but the armor-like hide prevents it from feeling the heat.|
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|ruby=Rhydon's horn can crush even uncut diamonds. One sweeping blow of its tail can topple a building. This Pokémon's hide is extremely tough. Even direct cannon hits don't leave a scratch.
emerald=Its horn, which rotates like a drill, destroys tall buildings with one strike. It stands on its hind legs, and its brain is well developed.|
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|sapphire=Rhydon has a horn that serves as a drill. It is used for destroying rocks and boulders. This Pokémon occasionally rams into streams of magma, but the armor-like hide prevents it from feeling the heat.
firered=It begins walking on its hind legs after evolution. It can punch holes through boulders with its horn.|
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|emerald=Its horn, which rotates like a drill, destroys tall buildings with one strike. It stands on its hind legs, and its brain is well developed.
leafgreen=Protected by an armor-like hide, it is capable of living in molten lava of 3,600 degrees.|
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|firered=It begins walking on its hind legs after evolution. It can punch holes through boulders with its horn.
diamond=Its brain developed after it stood up on its hind legs. Its drill horn bores tunnels through solid rock.|
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|leafgreen=Protected by an armor-like hide, it is capable of living in molten lava of 3,600 degrees.
pearl=Its brain developed after it stood up on its hind legs. Its drill horn bores tunnels through solid rock.|
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|diamond=Its brain developed after it stood up on its hind legs. Its drill horn bores tunnels through solid rock.
platinum=Standing on its hind legs freed its forelegs and made it smarter. It is very forgetful, however.|
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|pearl=Its brain developed after it stood up on its hind legs. Its drill horn bores tunnels through solid rock.
heartgold=Its rugged hide protects it from even the heat of lava. Howver its hide also makes it insensitive.|
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|platinum=Standing on its hind legs freed its forelegs and made it smarter. It is very forgetful, however.
soulsilver=Its brain developed when it began walking on hind legs. Its thick hide protects it even in magma.|
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|heartgold=Its rugged hide protects it from even the heat of lava. However its hide also makes it insensitive.
black=Standing on its hind legs freed its forearms and made it smarter. It is very forgetful though.|
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|soulsilver=Its brain developed when it began walking on hind legs. Its thick hide protects it even in magma.
white=Standing on its hind legs freed its forearms and made it smarter. It is very forgetful though.|
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|black=Standing on its hind legs freed its forearms and made it smarter. It is very forgetful though.
black 2=Standing on its hind legs freed its forearms and made it smarter. It is very forgetful though.|
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|white=Standing on its hind legs freed its forearms and made it smarter. It is very forgetful though.
white 2=Standing on its hind legs freed its forearms and made it smarter. It is very forgetful though.|
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|black 2=Standing on its hind legs freed its forearms and made it smarter. It is very forgetful though.
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|white 2=Standing on its hind legs freed its forearms and made it smarter. It is very forgetful though.
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|x=Protected by an armor-like hide, it is capable of living in molten lava of 3,600 degrees Fahrenheit.
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|y=It begins walking on its hind legs after evolution. It can punch holes through boulders with its horn.}}
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===Sprites===
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{{GenIPokéSprites
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|bgcolor = {{Ground}}
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|border = {{Rock}}
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|rbspr = RB 112 front.png
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|yspr = Y 112 front.png
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|grnspr = GR 112 front.png
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|gldspr = G 112 front.png
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|gldsprs =
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|slvspr = S 112 front.png
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|slvsprs =
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|cryspr = C 112 front.gif
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|crysprs =
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|rbysapspr = RS 112 front.png
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|rbysapsprs =
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|emeraldspr = E 112 front.gif
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|emeraldsprs =
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|frlgspr = FRLG 112 front.png
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|frlgsprs =
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|dpspr = DP 112 front.png
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==Origins==
 
Rhydon appears to be based off a [[wikipedia:rhinoceros|rhinoceros]] whilst its name is possibly a reference to ''rhinoceros'', due to its origin.
 
{{References|Rhydon|112}}
 
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*Rhydon and its family members are the only Pokémon to have a {{Type|Rock}}/{{Type|Ground}} combination where it is switched around with the only Pokémon having Ground type as the first type and Rock as the secondary.
 
*Rhydon and its family members are the only Pokémon to have a {{Type|Rock}}/{{Type|Ground}} combination where it is switched around with the only Pokémon having Ground type as the first type and Rock as the secondary.
*Rhydon was the very first Pokemon to be designed.
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*Rhydon was the very first Pokémon to be designed.
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*Rhydon shares the same [[List of Pokémon by species|species]] name as [[Nidoking]] and [[Nidoqueen]], they're all known as "Drill Pokémon".
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*A glitch Pokémon called 94 will convert into Rhydon for the first time after being caught.
   
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===Origins===
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Rhydon appears to be based off a [[wikipedia:rhinoceros|rhinoceros]] whilst its name is possibly a reference to ''rhinoceros'', due to its origin.
   
*Rhydon shares the same [[List of Pokémon by species|species]] name as [[Nidoking]] and [[Nidoqueen]], they're all known as "Drill Pokémon".
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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112Rhydon_OS_anime.png
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112Rhydon_OS_anime_2.png
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112Rhydon_AG_anime.png
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112Rhydon_Dream.png
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112Rhydon_Pokemon_Stadium.png
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Red Army Rhydon.png
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</gallery>
   
{{Family|[[File:111.gif|link=Rhyhorn]][[File:112.gif|link=Rhydon]][[File:464.gif|link=Rhyperior]]}}
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{{References|Rhydon|112}}
{{PokémonPrevNext | prev=Rhyhorn | next= Chansey}}
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{{GenInav}}{{Family|[[File:111.png|link=Rhyhorn]][[File:112.png]][[File:464.png|link=Rhyperior]]}}{{PokémonPrevNext|prev=Rhyhorn|next=Chansey}}
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[[Category:Rock Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Generation I Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Dual-Type Pokémon]]
 
 
[[Category:Stage 1 Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Stage 1 Pokémon]]
[[Category:Evolved Pokémon]]
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[[Category:Pokémon that are part of a three-stage evolutionary line]]
[[Category:Kanto Pokémon]]
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[[Category:Medium-Sized Pokémon]]
[[Category:Body style 06 Pokémon]]
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[[Category:Medium-Weighed Pokémon]]
[[Category:Ground group Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Monster group Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Gray Pokémon]]
 

Latest revision as of 02:12, November 22, 2014

Type(s)
Type Ground  Type Rock
Species Drill Pokémon
Abilities Lightning Rod
Rock Head
Reckless (DW)
Pokédex
Rhyhorn ← 112 → Chansey
Kanto 112 Johto 207/212
Hoenn 170/177 Sinnoh 187
Unova N/A Coastal Kalos 051
Evolves From Rhyhorn
Evolves Into Rhyperior
Rhydon
112
サイドン Saidon
112Rhydon
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
111112464
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
264.6 lbs. 120.0 kg 6'03" 1.9 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Gray Field
Monster
Body Style Footprint
Body06
F112
Cry

Rhydon (Japanese: サイドン Saidon) is a Ground/Rock-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

It is a rock hard Pokémon that developed a long tail and learned to stand biped-ally, meaning on two legs. It is a rhino-like creature that can crush rocks and has a long drill that can drill through rocks.

Special abilitiesEdit

Rhydon can have the ability Rock Head or the ability Lightningrod. Rock Head prevents Rhydon from sustaining recoil damage. Lightningrod directs Electric-type attacks to Rhydon. This Pokémon is disadvantaged when attacking Grass, Fighting, Water, or other Ground-type Pokémon. This Pokémon's brain developed after it stood up on its hind legs. Its drill horn bores tunnels through solid rock. Its hide is so thick and protective that Rhydon can thrive in very hot places.

EvolutionEdit

Rhydon is the evolved form of Rhyhorn. Rhydon evolves into the Generation IV Pokémon, Rhyperior, when traded while holding the Protector.

AnimeEdit

Game infoEdit

Game locationsEdit

Rhydon Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Cerulean Cave Rare
Yellow Cerulean Cave Rare
Gold/Silver Evolve Rhyhorn None
Crystal Victory Road Rare
Ruby/Sapphire Evolve Rhyhorn None
Emerald Evolve Rhyhorn None
FireRed/LeafGreen Evolve Rhyhorn None
Diamond/Pearl Route 227, Route 228, Stark Mountain Common
Platinum Route 227, Route 228, Stark Mountain, Sinnoh Victory Road Common
HeartGold/SoulSilver Safari Zone Uncommon
Black/White Evolve Rhyhorn None
X/Y Evolve Rhyhorn None


Side game locationsEdit

Rhydon Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire Evolve Rhyhorn
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 15, Forever Level 64, Pair Trozei, Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Evolve Rhyhorn
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Sky Stairway (1-49F)
Pokémon Ranger Jungle Relic
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Volcano Cave, Haruba Desert, Altru Tower
Pokémon Rumble Rocky Cave


Pokédex entriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
Protected by an armor-like hide, it is capable of living in molten lava of 3,600 degrees.
Yellow
Walks on its hind legs. Shows signs of intelligence. Its armor-like hide even repels molten lava.
Gold
Its rugged hide protects it from even the heat of lava. However, the hide also makes it insensitive.
Silver
Its brain developed when it began walking on hind legs. Its thick hide protects it even in magma.
Crystal
By lightly spinning its drill-like horn, it can easily shatter even a diamond in the rough.
Ruby
Rhydon's horn can crush even uncut diamonds. One sweeping blow of its tail can topple a building. This Pokémon's hide is extremely tough. Even direct cannon hits don't leave a scratch.
Sapphire
Rhydon has a horn that serves as a drill. It is used for destroying rocks and boulders. This Pokémon occasionally rams into streams of magma, but the armor-like hide prevents it from feeling the heat.
Emerald
Its horn, which rotates like a drill, destroys tall buildings with one strike. It stands on its hind legs, and its brain is well developed.
FireRed
It begins walking on its hind legs after evolution. It can punch holes through boulders with its horn.
LeafGreen
Protected by an armor-like hide, it is capable of living in molten lava of 3,600 degrees.
Diamond
Its brain developed after it stood up on its hind legs. Its drill horn bores tunnels through solid rock.
Pearl
Its brain developed after it stood up on its hind legs. Its drill horn bores tunnels through solid rock.
Platinum
Standing on its hind legs freed its forelegs and made it smarter. It is very forgetful, however.
HeartGold
Its rugged hide protects it from even the heat of lava. However its hide also makes it insensitive.
SoulSilver
Its brain developed when it began walking on hind legs. Its thick hide protects it even in magma.
Black
Standing on its hind legs freed its forearms and made it smarter. It is very forgetful though.
White
Standing on its hind legs freed its forearms and made it smarter. It is very forgetful though.
Black 2
Standing on its hind legs freed its forearms and made it smarter. It is very forgetful though.
White 2
Standing on its hind legs freed its forearms and made it smarter. It is very forgetful though.
X
Protected by an armor-like hide, it is capable of living in molten lava of 3,600 degrees Fahrenheit.
Y
It begins walking on its hind legs after evolution. It can punch holes through boulders with its horn.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire


SpritesEdit

Version
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
RB 112 front Y 112 front GR 112 front
Gold Silver Crystal Back
G 112 front S 112 front C 112 front
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 112 front E 112 front FRLG 112 front
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 112 front Pt 112 front HGSS 112 front
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Rhydon BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back

TriviaEdit

  • Rhydon and its family members are the only Pokémon to have a Rock/Ground combination where it is switched around with the only Pokémon having Ground type as the first type and Rock as the secondary.
  • Rhydon was the very first Pokémon to be designed.
  • Rhydon shares the same species name as Nidoking and Nidoqueen, they're all known as "Drill Pokémon".
  • A glitch Pokémon called 94 will convert into Rhydon for the first time after being caught.

OriginsEdit

Rhydon appears to be based off a rhinoceros whilst its name is possibly a reference to rhinoceros, due to its origin.

GalleryEdit

SourcesEdit


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