Drilbur

Drilbur

Official artwork by Ken Sugimori

Classification

The Mole Pokémon

Ground

Damage Taken*

×4: N/A
×2: Grass Ice Water
×1: Bug Dark Dragon Fairy Fighting Fire Flying Ghost Ground Normal Psychic Steel
×0.5: Poison Rock
×0.25: N/A
×0: Electric

Abilities

Sand Rush
Boosts the Pokémon’s Speed stat in a sandstorm.
Sand Force
Boosts certain moves’ power in a sandstorm.
Mold Breaker hidden ability
Moves can be used on the target regardless of its Abilities.

Base Stats (328 total)

HP: 60
60
Attack: 85
85
Defense: 40
40
Sp. Atk: 30
30
Sp. Def: 45
45
Speed: 68
68

Size

  • Height: 1'0" / 0.3 m
  • Weight: 18.7 lbs / 8.5 kg

Breeding Info

Gender Ratio

50% male
50% female

50% male / 50% female

Egg Groups

Field

Tags

Basic, Not fully evolved

Evolutionary Family

Drilbur
Drilbur
Base form
Excadrill
Excadrill
Level 31

Flavor Info

Pokédex Entries

It can dig through the ground at a speed of 30 mph. It could give a car running aboveground a good race.


It makes its way swiftly through the soil by putting both claws together and rotating at high speed.

Misc Data

  • Catch Rate: 120
  • Base Happiness: 70

Pokédex Categories

Color

Gray

Body Shape

Bipedal with tail Bipedal with tail

Level-Up Moves

Level Move Type Class Power Acc PP Summary
1 Scratch Normal Physical 40 100% 35 Hard, pointed, sharp claws rake the target to inflict damage.
1 Mud Sport Ground Other —% 15 The user covers itself with mud. This weakens Electric-type moves for five turns.
5 Rapid Spin Normal Physical 20 100% 40 A spin attack that can also eliminate such moves as Bind, Wrap, Leech Seed, and Spikes.
8 Mud-Slap Ground Special 20 100% 10 The user hurls mud in the target’s face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.
12 Fury Swipes Normal Physical 18 80% 15 The target is raked with sharp claws or scythes quickly two to five times in a row.
15 Metal Claw Steel Physical 50 95% 35 The target is raked with steel claws. This may also raise the user’s Attack stat.
19 Dig Ground Physical 80 100% 10 The user burrows, then attacks on the next turn. It can also be used to exit dungeons.
22 Hone Claws Dark Other —% 15 The user sharpens its claws to boost its Attack stat and accuracy.
26 Slash Normal Physical 70 100% 20 The target is attacked with a slash of claws or blades. Critical hits land more easily.
29 Rock Slide Rock Physical 75 90% 10 Large boulders are hurled at the opposing Pokémon to inflict damage. This may also make the opposing Pokémon flinch.
33 Earthquake Ground Physical 100 100% 10 The user sets off an earthquake that strikes every Pokémon around it.
36 Swords Dance Normal Other —% 20 A frenetic dance to uplift the fighting spirit. This sharply raises the user’s Attack stat.
40 Sandstorm Rock Other —% 10 A five-turn sandstorm is summoned to hurt all combatants except the Rock, Ground, and Steel types.
43 Drill Run Ground Physical 80 95% 10 The user crashes into its target while rotating its body like a drill. Critical hits land more easily.
47 Fissure Ground Physical * 30% 5 The user opens up a fissure in the ground and drops the target in. The target faints instantly if this attack hits.

TM/HM Moves

# Move Type Class Power Acc PP Summary
001 Hone Claws Dark Other —% 15 The user sharpens its claws to boost its Attack stat and accuracy.
006 Toxic Poison Other 90% 10 A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
010 Hidden Power Normal Special 60 100% 15 A unique attack that varies in type depending on the Pokémon using it.
017 Protect Normal Other —% 10 Enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
021 Frustration Normal Physical * 100% 20 A full-power attack that grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.
026 Earthquake Ground Physical 100 100% 10 The user sets off an earthquake that strikes every Pokémon around it.
027 Return Normal Physical * 100% 20 A full-power attack that grows more powerful the more the user likes its Trainer.
028 Dig Ground Physical 80 100% 10 The user burrows, then attacks on the next turn. It can also be used to exit dungeons.
031 Brick Break Fighting Physical 75 100% 15 The user attacks with a swift chop. It can also break barriers, such as Light Screen and Reflect.
032 Double Team Normal Other —% 15 By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
036 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 90 100% 10 Unsanitary sludge is hurled at the target. This may also poison the target.
037 Sandstorm Rock Other —% 10 A five-turn sandstorm is summoned to hurt all combatants except the Rock, Ground, and Steel types.
039 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 60 95% 15 Boulders are hurled at the target. This also lowers the target’s Speed stat by preventing its movement.
040 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 60 —% 20 The user confounds the target with speed, then slashes. This attack never misses.
042 Facade Normal Physical 70 100% 20 An attack move that doubles its power if the user is poisoned, burned, or has paralysis.
044 Rest Psychic Other —% 10 The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user’s HP and heals any status conditions.
045 Attract Normal Other 100% 15 If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
048 Round Normal Special 60 100% 15 The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round and make the attack do greater damage.
056 Fling Dark Physical * 100% 10 The user flings its held item at the target to attack. This move’s power and effects depend on the item.
065 Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 70 100% 15 The user slashes with a sharp claw made from shadows. Critical hits land more easily.
075 Swords Dance Normal Other —% 20 A frenetic dance to uplift the fighting spirit. This sharply raises the user’s Attack stat.
078 Bulldoze Ground Physical 60 100% 20 The user strikes everything around it by stomping down on the ground. This lowers the Speed stat of those hit.
080 Rock Slide Rock Physical 75 90% 10 Large boulders are hurled at the opposing Pokémon to inflict damage. This may also make the opposing Pokémon flinch.
081 X-Scissor Bug Physical 80 100% 15 The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors.
084 Poison Jab Poison Physical 80 100% 20 The target is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. This may also poison the target.
087 Swagger Normal Other 85% 15 The user enrages and confuses the target. However, this also sharply raises the target’s Attack stat.
088 Sleep Talk Normal Other —% 10 While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
090 Substitute Normal Other —% 10 The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user’s decoy.
094 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 40 100% 15 The user attacks with a punch. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat. This move can also shatter rocks in the field.
100 Confide Normal Other —% 20 The user tells the target a secret, and the target loses its ability to concentrate. This lowers the target’s Sp. Atk stat.
H01 Cut Steel Physical 65 95% 20 The target is cut with a scythe or a claw. Critical hits land more easily. It can also be used to cut down some obstacles.
H04 Strength Normal Physical 80 100% 15 The target is slugged with a punch thrown at maximum power. This can also be used to move heavy boulders.
ZC09 Aftershock Ground Physical 60 100% 10 The user strikes the ground and causes a series of tremors that shake the target over two turns.
ZC22 Sandblast Ground Physical 55 95% 10 The user fires a high-pressure stream of sand at the target. It may also burn the target.
ZC36 Mudslide Ground Special 60 100% 10 An attack move that inflicts double the damage if the user has been hurt by the target in the same turn.
ZC52 Berry Share Normal Other —% 10 The user shares its held Berry with the target. The target is placated by the gift and may be easier to catch.
ZC53 Hidden Gift Normal Other —% 10 A unique attack that varies in effect depending on the Pokémon using it.
ZC54 Clear Sky Normal Other —% 5 The user clears the skies and calms the wind, returning the weather to normal.

Tutor Moves

Move Type Class Power Acc PP Summary
Amaze Normal Physical * 100% 15 The user amazes the foe with its coolness and then attacks. It grows in power the cooler the user is.
Ancient Power Rock Special 60 100% 5 The user attacks with a prehistoric power. This may also raise all the user’s stats at once.
Captivate Normal Other 100% 20 If any opposing Pokémon is the opposite gender of the user, it is charmed, which harshly lowers its Sp. Atk stat.
Confound Normal Special * 100% 15 The user confounds the foe with its cleverness and then attacks. It grows in power the cleverer the user is.
Dazzle Normal Special * 100% 15 The user dazzles the foe with its cuteness and then attacks. It grows in power the cuter the user is.
Demolish Normal Physical * 100% 15 The user frightens the foe with its toughness and then attacks. It grows in power the tougher the user is.
Drill Run Ground Physical 80 95% 10 The user crashes into its target while rotating its body like a drill. Critical hits land more easily.
Earth Power Ground Special 90 100% 10 The user makes the ground under the target erupt with power. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def.
Endure Normal Other —% 10 The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Enthrall Normal Special * 100% 15 The user enchants the foe with its beauty and then attacks. It grows in power the more beautiful the user is.
Fury Cutter Bug Physical 40 95% 20 The target is slashed with scythes or claws. This attack becomes more powerful if it hits in succession.
Headbutt Normal Physical 70 100% 15 The user sticks out its head and attacks by charging straight into the target. This may also make the target flinch.
Iron Defense Steel Other —% 15 The user hardens its body’s surface like iron, sharply raising its Defense stat.
Natural Gift Normal Physical * 100% 15 The user draws power to attack by using its held Berry. The Berry determines the move’s type and power.
Rollout Rock Physical 30 90% 20 The user continually rolls into the target over five turns. It becomes more powerful each time it hits.
Secret Power Normal Physical 70 100% 20 The user attacks the target with a secret power. Its additional effects vary depending on the user’s environment.
Snore Normal Special 50 100% 15 An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.
Stealth Rock Rock Other —% 20 The user lays a trap of levitating stones around the opposing team. The trap hurts opposing Pokémon that switch into battle.

Egg Moves

Move Type Class Power Acc PP Summary
Crush Claw Normal Physical 75 95% 10 The user slashes the target with hard and sharp claws. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat.
Metal Sound Steel Other 85% 40 A horrible sound like scraping metal harshly lowers the target’s Sp. Def stat.
Quicksand Ground Other 80% 15 The user creates an area of sinking sands beneath the target. The target is unable to use direct contact attacks until it can climb out of the quicksand.
Skull Bash Normal Physical 130 100% 10 The user tucks in its head to raise its Defense in the first turn, then rams the target on the next turn.
Submission Fighting Physical 80 80% 20 The user grabs the target and recklessly dives for the ground. This also damages the user a little.