Rhydon is a Tier-3 Raid Ground and Rock boss with a raid boss CP of 19393. Rhydon will be soloable for the prepared trainer, but lower level trainers may need 2-4 trainers to take it down.
Rhydon can be caught in the following CP range:
- 1736 CP to 1816 CP at Level 20, no weather boost
- 2170 CP to 2270 CP at Level 25, weather boosted
Rhydon is boosted by Sunny and Partly Cloudy weather. It is not available as a shiny from raids.
Rhydon evolves into Rhyperior which is a top tier Rock type attacker in PvE, and it may have some play in Master League for PvP. For our full analysis on Rhyperior check out our PvE and PvP review.
Top Rhydon Counters
Shadows won’t be listed as they are incredibly expensive to power up, but if you have any of the listed Pokémon as shadows without Frustration, you should use them instead.
|#||Pokemon||Fast Move||Charge Move||Time to win||Deaths|
|1.||Blastoise (Mega)||Water Gun Water||Hydro Cannon Water||52.00s||1.50|
|2.||Gyarados (Mega)||Waterfall Water||Hydro Pump Water||56.91s||1.33|
|3.||Venusaur (Mega)||Vine Whip Grass||Frenzy Plant Grass||58.43s||1.67|
|4.||Zarude||Vine Whip Grass||Power Whip Grass||77.50s||1.67|
|5.||Abomasnow (Mega)||Razor Leaf Grass||Energy Ball Grass||74.63s||2.33|
|6.||Kyogre||Waterfall Water||Hydro Pump Water||78.53s||2.33|
|7.||Kingler||Bubble Water||Crabhammer Water||78.63s||3.33|
|8.||Samurott||Fury Cutter Bug||Hydro Cannon Water||82.81s||3.00|
|9.||Swampert||Water Gun Water||Hydro Cannon Water||84.56s||2.50|
|10.||Feraligatr||Water Gun Water||Hydro Cannon Water||85.08s||2.67|
|11.||Roserade||Razor Leaf Grass||Solar Beam Grass||83.19s||3.17|
|12.||Empoleon||Waterfall Water||Hydro Cannon Water||83.28s||3.33|
|13.||Slowbro (Mega)||Water Gun Water||Water Pulse Water||89.63s||2.00|
|14.||Tangrowth||Vine Whip Grass||Power Whip Grass||90.18s||2.17|
|15.||Gyarados||Waterfall Water||Hydro Pump Water||90.89s||2.17|
Rhydon is double weak to Grass and Water, which many trainers will find they have in abundance. Any Grass or Water type starter with their Community Day moves will be a good counter, as well as Clawitzer, Exeggutor, Crawdaunt, Breloom, Leafeon and more!
|Max CP at Level 40 3179 | Max CP at Level 50 3594|
|ATK 222||DEF 171||HP 233|
Rhydon Move Sets
Rhydon has access to this set of moves as a raid boss:
|Fast Moves||Charge Moves|
|Mud Slap Ground||Earthquake Ground|
|Rock Smash Fighting||Stone Edge Rock|
|Megahorn Bug (legacy)|