246 #246 Larvitar #248 Tyranitar 248

Pupitar Pupitar #247 - Hard Shell Pokemon

Pupitar
Hear Pupitar's Cry
types RockGround
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 4'11" 1.2 m
weight 335.2 lb. 152.0 kg
generation
National: #247 | Johto: #245

Family Family

Breeding

Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Monster 10,200

247 Locations

Where to catch Pupitar in Pokemon HeartGold

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Mt. Silver (3f)45Walking in tall grass or a cave5%

Where to catch Pupitar in Pokemon SoulSilver

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Mt. Silver (3f)30Walking in tall grass or a cave5%

Moves Moves

Abilities

Shed SkinHas a 30% chance of curing any major status ailment after each turn.

Level-up Moves

Lv.MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
1LeerNormalNone--30100%Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.
1BiteDarkPhysical6025100%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
1SandstormRockNone--10--Changes the weather to a sandstorm for five turns.
1ScreechNormalNone--4085%Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
5SandstormRockNone--10--Changes the weather to a sandstorm for five turns.
10ScreechNormalNone--4085%Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
14Rock SlideRockPhysical751090%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
19Scary FaceNormalNone--10100%Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
23ThrashNormalPhysical12010100%Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.
28Dark PulseDarkSpecial8015100%Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.
34PaybackDarkPhysical5010100%Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.
41CrunchDarkPhysical8015100%Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.
47EarthquakeGroundPhysical10010100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.
54Stone EdgeRockPhysical100580%Has an increased chance for a critical hit.
60Hyper BeamNormalSpecial150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

TMs/HMs

#MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM10Hidden PowerNormalSpecial115100%Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.
TM11Sunny DayFireNone--5--Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.
TM12TauntDarkNone--20100%For the next few turns, the target can only use damaging moves.
TM15Hyper BeamNormalSpecial150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
TM17ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
TM18Rain DanceWaterNone--5--Changes the weather to rain for five turns.
TM21FrustrationNormalPhysical120100%Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.
TM26EarthquakeGroundPhysical10010100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.
TM27ReturnNormalPhysical120100%Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.
TM28DigGroundPhysical8010100%User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.
TM31Brick BreakFightingPhysical7515100%Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM37SandstormRockNone--10--Changes the weather to a sandstorm for five turns.
TM39Rock TombRockPhysical501080%Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
TM41TormentDarkNone--15100%Prevents the target from using the same move twice in a row.
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret PowerNormalPhysical7020100%Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM45AttractNormalNone--15100%Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.
TM58EndureNormalNone--10--Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.
TM66PaybackDarkPhysical5010100%Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.
TM69Rock PolishRockNone--20--Raises the user's Speed by two stages.
TM71Stone EdgeRockPhysical100580%Has an increased chance for a critical hit.
TM76Stealth RockRockNone--20--Causes damage when opposing Pokemon switch in.
TM78CaptivateNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.
TM79Dark PulseDarkSpecial8015100%Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.
TM80Rock SlideRockPhysical751090%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
TM82Sleep TalkNormalNone--10--Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.
TM83Natural GiftNormalPhysical115100%Power and type depend on the held berry.
TM87SwaggerNormalNone--1590%Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.
TM90SubstituteNormalNone--10--Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.
HM6Rock SmashFightingPhysical4015100%Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

Egg Moves

MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
StompNormalPhysical6520100%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
Focus EnergyNormalNone--30--Increases the user's chance to score a critical hit.
CurseGhostNone--10--Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.
OutrageDragonPhysical12010100%Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.
PursuitDarkPhysical4020100%If the target leaves battle this turn, user will hit the target with double power and then hit its replacement normally.
AncientpowerRockSpecial605100%Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.
Iron DefenseSteelNone--15--Raises the user's Defense by two stages.
Dragon DanceDragonNone--20--Raises the user's Attack and Speed by one stage.
AssuranceDarkPhysical5010100%Power is doubled if the target has already received damage this turn.
Iron HeadSteelPhysical8015100%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
HP70
Statbar
250 - 344250 - 344250 - 344
Attack84
Statbar
155 - 240173 - 267190 - 293
Defense70
Statbar
130 - 215145 - 239159 - 262
Sp. Attack65
Statbar
121 - 206135 - 229148 - 251
Sp. Defense70
Statbar
130 - 215145 - 239159 - 262
Speed51
Statbar
96 - 180107 - 201117 - 221
TOTAL 410
Statbar

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
144 1,250,000 45 35 Attack: 2 points

Images Images

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Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2This pupa flies around wildly by venting with great force the gas pressurized inside its body.
White 2
Black
White
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGoldIts shell is as hard as sheet rock, and it is also very strong. Its thrashing can topple a mountain.
SoulSilverEven sealed in its shell, it can move freely. Hard and fast, it has outstanding destructive power.
RubyPUPITAR creates a gas inside its body that it compresses and forcefully ejects to propel itself like a jet. The body is very durable - it avoids damage even if it hits solid steel.
Sapphire
Emerald
FireRedEven sealed in its shell, it can move freely. Hard and fast, it has outstanding destructive power.
LeafGreenIts shell is as hard as sheet rock, and it is also very strong. Its THRASHING can topple a mountain.
GoldIts shell is as hard as sheet rock, and it is also very strong. Its THRASHING can topple a mountain.
SilverEven sealed in its shell, it can move freely. Hard and fast, it has outstanding destructive power.
CrystalIt will not stay still, even while it's a pupa. It already has arms and legs under its solid shell.

Other Other

Name Etymology Pupa + tar (as in monitar lizard)
246 #246 Larvitar #248 Tyranitar 248