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Toxidon
Quill Pokémon
#190
ToxidonFront.png
Type
Poison Ground
Unknown
Abilities
Rough Skin or Poison Point
Hidden Ability
Anticipation
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
150 (19.6%)
Breeding
Egg group
Monster
Hatch time
5355 steps
Height
0.9 m
0 m
Weight
40.5 kg
0 kg
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#190
Rikoto
Base experience yield
64
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 1
0
HP
1
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Quadruped
Footprint
BodyUnknown.png
Pokédex color
Purple
Base friendship
70

Toxidon is a dual-type Poison/Ground Pokemon.

It evolves into Snapike starting at level 36.

Biology

Physiology

Toxidon is a small poisonous dinosaur-looking Pokémon. Its body is mainly a fairly dull blue, with a spiked dull blue and dull gray striped tail, four dull blue legs with two toes on each foot, two small dull blue ears that have a dull gray tip, a dull gray ring shape on its forehead, four dull blue spikes on its back and two white eyes with green irises and pinprick black pupils.

Gender Differences

None.

Special Abilities

When startled, Toxidon roll up into a ball shape, using the spikes on its back to defend itself from attackers. Contrary to popular belief, however, they cannot roll well.

Behavior

Toxidon will roll up into a ball shape when startled and it uses the spikes on its back to defend itself from any and all attackers. however, they can't roll very well, despite popular belief.

Habitat

Wild Toxidon are found in the grass in the Goopool Swamp. You can also receive one in Rustbolt City if you Trade a Flawk.

Shiny Coloration Differences

For Shiny Toxidon, the dull blue turns purple, while the dull gray turns light yellow, and so does its irises.

Game data

Pokédex entries

Pokédex entry
When startled, Toxidon roll up into a ball shape, using the spikes on its back to defend itself from attackers. Contrary to popular belief, however, they cannot roll well.

Game locations

Availability
None This Pokémon cannot be obtained.
Common Goopool Swamp
Uncommon
Fossil
Rare
One Rustbolt City (trade for Flawk)

Held items

Held item(s)
None This Pokémon cannot be found holding an item.
Common
Uncommon
Rare
Always

Stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 70
130 - 177 250 - 344
Attack: 85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Defense: 55
54 - 117 103 - 229
Sp.Atk: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Sp.Def: 30
31 - 90 58 - 174
Speed: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Total: 320   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions, this Pokémon is:
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ¼×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Doubly resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ¼×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ¼×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Damaged normally by:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ¼×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ¼×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Doubly weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ¼×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None

Learnset

By leveling up

By leveling up
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Start Spike Cannon Normal Physical 20 100% 15
Start Defense Curl Normal Status —% 40
4 Mud Sport Ground Status —% 15
8 Poison Sting Poison Physical 15 100% 35
11 Sand Attack Ground Status 100% 15
14 Pin Missile Bug Physical 25 95% 20
17 Bulldoze Ground Physical 60 100% 20
21 Poison Tail Poison Physical 50 100% 25
25 Steamroller Bug Physical 65 100% 20
28 Toxic Spikes Poison Status —% 20
32 Dig Ground Physical 80 100% 10
35 Spiky Shield Grass Status —% 10
38 Poison Jab Poison Physical 80 100% 20
42 Spikes Ground Status —% 20
46 Screech Normal Status 85% 40
50 Earthquake Ground Physical 100 100% 10
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Toxidon obtained at level 1
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Toxidon
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Toxidon

By TM/HM

By TM/HM
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TMDark.png TM01 Hone Claws Dark Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TMNormal.png TM05 Roar Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMPoison.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
TMPoison.png TM09 Venoshock Poison Special 06565 100}}100% 10
TMNormal.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMDark.png TM12 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TMNormal.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TMRock.png TM23 Smack Down Rock Physical 05050 100}}100% 15
TMGround.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TMNormal.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TMGround.png TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TMNormal.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TMPoison.png TM34 Sludge Wave Poison Special 09595 100}}100% 10
TMPoison.png TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TMRock.png TM37 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMRock.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TMDark.png TM41 Torment Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TMNormal.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TMPsychic.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TMDark.png TM46 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TMNormal.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMRock.png TM49 Ancient Power Rock Special 06060 100}}100% 5
TMNormal.png TM54 False Swipe Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 40
TMDark.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TMGround.png TM60 Quicksand Ground Special 02020 100}}100% 20
TMDark.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
TMRock.png TM69 Rock Polish Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMNormal.png TM70 Flash Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TMSteel.png TM74 Gyro Ball Steel Physical 0000 100}}100% 5
TMNormal.png TM77 Psych Up Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMGround.png TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TMRock.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TMBug.png TM83 Infestation Bug Special 02020 100}}100% 20
TMPoison.png TM84 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
TMGrass.png TM86 Grass Knot Grass Special 0000 100}}100% 20
TMNormal.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
TMNormal.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMFighting.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
TMDark.png TM95 Snarl Dark Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TMDark.png TM97 Dark Pulse Dark Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TMNormal.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMNormal.png TM101 Secret Power Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TMPoison.png TM102 Fever Poison Special 06060 100}}100% 25
TMNormal.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
TMNormal.png HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Toxidon
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Toxidon

By breeding

By tutoring

By Move Tutor
 Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Cost 
Snore Normal Special 50 100% 20 Red Shard1
Dusty Dash Ground Special 50 100% 15 Red Shard2
Earth Power Ground Special 90 100% 10 Red Shard4
Uproar Normal Special 90 100% 10 Blue Shard1
Low Kick Fighting Physical Varies 100% 20 Blue Shard3
Seed Bomb Grass Physical 80 100% 15 Blue Shard3
Drill Run Ground Physical 80 95% 10 Blue Shard3
Iron Tail Steel Physical 100 75% 15 Blue Shard4
Gunk Shot Poison Physical 120 70% 5 Blue Shard5
Recycle Normal Status —% 10 Yellow Shard1
Gastro Acid Poison Status 100% 10 Yellow Shard1
Spite Ghost Status 100% 10 Yellow Shard1
Amnesia Psychic Status —% 20 Yellow Shard2
Acupressure Normal Status —% 10 Yellow Shard2
Snatch Dark Status —% 10 Yellow Shard2
Knock Off Dark Physical 65 100% 20 Yellow Shard4
Foul Play Dark Physical 95 100% 15 Yellow Shard4
Nasty Plot Dark Status —% 20 Yellow Shard5
Block Normal Status —% 5 Green Shard1
Endeavor Normal Physical 100% 5 Green Shard3
Stealth Rock Rock Status —% 20 Green Shard4
Yawn Normal Status —% 10 Green Shard5
Magic Coat Psychic Status —% 15 Green Shard5
Headbutt Normal Physical 70 100% 15 None
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Toxidon
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Toxidon

Evolution

ToxidonFront.png
Unevolved
Toxidon
 Poison  Ground 
Rare Candy
Level 36
SnapikeFront.png
First evolution
Snapike
 Poison  Ground 


Sprites

Front Back
GenderM.png ToxidonFront.png ToxidonBack.png
Front shiny Back shiny
GenderM.png ToxidonFrontShiny.png ToxidonBackShiny.png

Trivia

  • Prior to Version 1.0.1, Toxidon uses Nidorino's cry.
  • Toxidon and Snapike are the first Poison/Ground-type Pokémon since Nidoqueen and Nidoking.
  • In its old design, Toxidon was smaller, it had three toes on each foot, and its back spikes and its tail were shorter.

Toxidon's Old Sprite 5.0

Origin

It is based on a dinosaur with spikes, most likely a Stegosaurus.

Name Origin

Its name comes from the word Toxic and the suffix -don.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japanese
German
Spanish
French
Italian


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