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Crustle (Pokémon)

Dwebble #557: Dwebble
Pokémon
#559: Scraggy Scraggy
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Crustle (disambiguation).
Crustle
Stone Home Pokémon
イワパレス
Iwapalace
#558
Crustle

Crustle

Crustle

Crustle
Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Bug Rock
Unknown Unknown
Blue-Striped
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Sturdy or Shell Armor Cacophony
Cacophony
Weak Armor
Hidden Ability

Hidden Ability

Mega Crustle

Mega Crustle Y
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
75 (9.8%)
Breeding
Egg Groups
Bug and Mineral
Hatch time
5355 - 5609 steps
Height
4'07" 1.4 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
440.9 lbs. 200.0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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Mega Stone
{{{mega}}} {{{mega2}}}
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#558
Kanto
#000
Johto
#000
Hoenn
#000
Sinnoh
#064/#116
Unova
Coastal
#024
Kalos
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-000
Fiore
R-000
Almia

Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
Unknown
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
166
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 2
0
HP
0
Atk
2
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
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
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Body14.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
F558.png None.png
{{{forme2}}}
Pokédex color
Red
Base friendship
70
External Links

Crustle (Japanese: イワパレス Iwapalace) is a dual-type Bug/Rock Pokémon.

It evolves from Dwebble starting at level 34.

Biology

Crustle without its rock

Crustle is an orange Pokémon resembling an insect or crustacean. Its most distinguishing feature is its enormous shell, which resembles a cut-away block of sediment with multiple layers and strata visible. The tips of its pincers and six feet are dark gray. It has two glaring yellow eyes. Crustle possesses a straight tail that is concealed underneath its shell. It is very strong, to the point that it can carry heavy rocks for a long time, even through arid lands where it resides. It fights members of its species over territory in battles which can become very vicious. If its shell breaks during such a fight, it loses.

In the anime

Major appearances

Cilan's Crustle

Crustle in the anime

Cilan's Dwebble evolved into a Crustle in Crisis at Chargestone Cave!.

Other

A Crustle appeared during the Vertress Conference under the ownership of Ultimo.

Minor appearances

Multiple Crustle appeared in A Restoration Confrontation! Part 1.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
BW062 Crustle Ash's Pokédex Crustle, the Stone Home Pokémon and the evolved form of Dwebble. With its powerful legs, Crustle can travel great distances while carrying a heavy stone on its back.
This concludes the entries from the Best Wishes series.

In the manga

In the TCG

Main article: Crustle (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black Competing for territory, Crustle fight viciously. The one whose boulder is broken is the loser of the battle.
White It possesses legs of enormous strength, enabling it to carry heavy slabs for many days, even when crossing arid land.
Black 2 When its boulder is broken in battles for territory, it feels unsure and begins to weaken.
White 2
Generation VI
X It possesses legs of enormous strength, enabling it to carry heavy slabs for many days, even when crossing arid land.
Y Competing for territory, Crustle fight viciously. The one whose boulder is broken is the loser of the battle.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black White
Route 18
Black 2 White 2
Route 18
Seaside Cave (Once; With Colress MCHN)
Dream World
Rugged Mountain*
Generation VI
X Y
Evolve Dwebble

In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Gates to Infinity
Glacier Palace - Eastern Spire, Glacier Palace - Western Spire, high difficulty Magnagate dungeons, Strongest Trail,
Silent Tundra, Rusty Mountain, Cape at the Edge, Dreamy Island, Moonlit Forest (Golden Chamber)
Pokémon Rumble Blast Canyon: Volcanic Slope

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Black White Hard Stone Hard Stone (5%) Rare Bone Rare Bone (1%)
Black 2 White 2 Hard Stone Hard Stone (5%) Rare Bone Rare Bone (1%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 70
130 - 177 250 - 344
Attack: 95
90 - 161 175 - 317
Defense: 125
117 - 194 229 - 383
Sp.Atk: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Sp.Def: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Speed: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Total: 475   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 in Generation VI, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal ½×
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VI
Other generations:
V
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
00Start Shell Smash Normal Status 0000 —% 15
00Start Rock Blast Rock Physical 02525 09090% 10
00Start Withdraw Water Status 0000 —% 40
00Start Sand-Attack Ground Status 0000 100100% 15
055 Rock Blast Rock Physical 02525 09090% 10
077 Withdraw Water Status 0000 —% 40
1111 Sand-Attack Ground Status 0000 100100% 15
1313 Feint Attack Dark Physical 06060 —% 20
1717 Smack Down Rock Physical 05050 100100% 15
1919 Rock Polish Rock Status 0000 —% 20
2323 Bug Bite Bug Physical 06060 100100% 20
2424 Stealth Rock Rock Status 0000 —% 20
2929 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 09090% 10
3131 Slash Normal Physical 07070 100100% 20
3838 X-Scissor Bug Physical 08080 100100% 15
4343 Shell Smash Normal Status 0000 —% 15
5050 Flail Normal Physical 0000 100100% 15
5555 Rock Wrecker Rock Physical 150150 09090% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Crustle obtained at level 1 in Generation VI
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Crustle
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Crustle
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation VI
Other generations:
V
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM01 Hone Claws Dark Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM22 SolarBeam Grass Special 120120 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM23 Smack Down Rock Physical 05050 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM37 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 05050 080}}80% 10
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM40 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Ghost Sprite.png TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM69 Rock Polish Rock Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM71 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM76 Struggle Bug Bug Special 05050 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM81 X-Scissor Bug Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM84 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM96 Nature Power Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Crustle
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Crustle
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VI
Other generations:
V
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
SudowoodoNosepassProbopass Block Normal Status —% 5
SudowoodoHeracross Counter Fighting Physical 100% 20
OnixSteelixYamaskCofagrigusFerroseedFerrothorn
Shelmet
Curse Ghost Status —% 10
HeracrossSewaddleKarrablast Endure Normal Status —% 10
PinecoForretressScizorProbopassRoggenrolaBoldore
GigalithWhirlipedeEscavalierFerroseedFerrothornDurant
HonedgeDoubladeAegislash
Iron Defense Steel Status —% 15
ScytherScizorHeracrossKricketuneYanmegaGliscor
SkorupiDrapion
Night Slash Dark Physical 70 100% 15
Paras Rototiller* Ground Status —% 10
OnixTrapinchVibravaFlygon Sand Tomb Ground Physical 35 85% 15
PinecoForretressKlefki Spikes Ground Status —% 20
Paras Wide Guard* Rock Status —% 10
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Crustle in Generation VI
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Crustle in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Crustle
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Crustle
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VI
Other generations:
V
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Crustle can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Crustle cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Crustle
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Crustle
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation VI
Other generations:
V
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
557 Fury Cutter Bug Physical 40 95% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Crustle
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Crustle
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Pinball RS
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Trozei!
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 0%
Friend Area: Beau Plains
Phrases
51%-100% HP My HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP My HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP My HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up I leveled up.
Partner phrases
51%-100% HP <name>, my HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP <name>, my HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP <name>, my HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up I leveled up.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Sky
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 0%
IQ group: A
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Loops: 0 Min. exp.: 0 Max. exp.: 0
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Normal  None Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
None Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●●●
Speed ●●●
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
None.png PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
PP2558.png Strong: Weak:
PokéPark Pad entry:
He likes to carry others and walk in the Crag Area. He makes it his goal to walk over 10,000 steps every day.
None.png HP: Move: {{{ConquestMove}}}
Attack: Ability 1: {{{ConquestAbility1}}}
Defense: Ability 2: {{{ConquestAbility2}}}
Speed: Ability 3: {{{ConquestAbility3}}}
Does not evolve.
Range: 0 Perfect Links: {{{ConquestLink}}}

Evolution

557Dwebble.png
Unevolved
Dwebble
 Bug  Rock 
Rare Candy
Level 34
558Crustle.png
First evolution
Crustle
 Bug  Rock 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 558.png Spr b 5b 558.png Spr 5b2 558.png Spr b 5b 558.png
Spr 5b 558 s.png Spr b 5b 558 s.png Spr 5b2 558 s.png Spr b 5b 558 s.png
Front Back Front Back
558MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Crustle images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

Crustle is based on a hermit crab. Its shell resembles a block of stratum rather than an actual shell, though the design also seems to resemble ornately-colored hermit crab shells.

Name origin

Crustle may a combination of crust, crab, or crumble, and mantle or castle. It may also involve crustacean.

Iwapalace is a combination of 岩 iwa (rock) and palace.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese イワパレス Iwapalace From iwa and palace
France Flag.png French Crabaraque From crabe and baraque
Spain Flag.png Spanish Crustle Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Castellith From castellum and lithos
Italy Flag.png Italian Crustle Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 암팰리스 Ampaeriseu From 암 (巖) am and palace


Related articles

External links

Dwebble #557: Dwebble
Pokémon
#559: Scraggy Scraggy


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Last modified on 10 November 2014, at 21:20