Best Rock and Ground Pokemon


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Tyranitar is awesome get curse, to raise attack and defense, lower speed which is good. Payback over crunch, because crunch says 80 and payback says 50, but payback is 100 if you are last, and you will be since you are slower because of curse. Avalanche, because it says 60, ice beam says 95, same accuracy, but if you go second avalanche is 120, which is better than ice beam, plus the curses physical attack boost, and ice beam is a special attack anyways. Rock slide or stone edge, stone edge is better with a high critical hit, but go for rock slide since it has curses attack boost and STAB, and has 100 accuracy, you probably wont even need stone edges extra power. Stopne edge can hit enemies that are in the air, but it would probably miss. So go for rock slide. Go for the brave nature, raise attack and lower speed, since 2 moves require going last, and hlod a focus band. You will be unstoppable with this tyranitar. I have it, and I never lose!
Tyranitar reminds me a lot like Godzilla seeing as they're both similar to each other.
Tyranitar has some awesome powers and attacks.
Personally he's one of my favourite Pokemon.
He's beast he can learn outrage and earthquake so skarmory is the only thing that resits it but you could use stone edge and he's unstoppable
[Newest]Tyranitar is just plain amazing and can dragon type moves to like dragon claw and dragon tail to kill dragons I get one like every game and dominates everything

Golem would be the best to me because of how easily it can be obtained as a Geodude or Graveler, and then trained to become a super powerful rock beast! It's one of those pokemon that is good for everything; either being an HM slave, or a Pokemon to add to your team at the beginning of the game. Even though Tyranitar is the best, as a Larvitar, it's hard to get into your party, being that it can only be obtained after beating the Elite 4.
I'm just greatly disappointed about the fact Tyranitar is in first. He's not even a ground type Pokemon! Ridiculous, anyone voting for Tyranitar on this list is very ignorant. Golem's clear cut first even with Tyranitar, Golem's sturdy insures him ztleast move, and Golem's built for Attacks to kill instantly, with Brick break, Focus blast, Hammer arm, or focus punch would instantly kill Tyranitar, who doesn't belong on this list in the first place. Just a very disapointing day to see the 31 rated Pokemon isn't even the correct typing
Golem was one of the original four rare Pokémon that you had to trade to get their stage 1 to evolve into them and to be honest was probably the most powerful out of all of them.


[Newest]Golem would be the best to me because he can do the attack explosion. It can do 150 damage but it does 100 damage to it self.

I just love Swampert he is #1. Swampert should be a legendary Pokemon. Both me and my friend think so. You should really vote for Swampert. So click on the vote button. Seriously this is a killing Pokemon!
Swampert only has one weakness and that is grass. Any other pokemon he can walk toe to toe with. Not to mention that he can learn ice beam an take out any grass that gets in his way. Good luck trying to bring him down without too much trouble
Tied with Golem but because its my starter and its also water-type.
If Grass-type pokemon is against it can own it by ice beam.
[Newest]Despite it's lack of speed, Swampert is really powerful

This Pokemon is AMAZING in Fire Red, due to his amazing abilities and small, but useful move pool. Rock Head allows him to use Double-Edge without taking any recoil damage, allowing it to spam it over and over. Also, in Fire Red, before the Physical/ Special split, he could make use of Ancient Power, which was physical at the time, and could potentially raise his massive attack and speed as well as the rest of his stats all at once. He is a beast, and with the new mega evolution, it gets even better with his even larger speed and attack. I absolutely love this guy and use it on my team every chance I get. Also, I don't know why, but the name Fluffy really seems to suit him well and always gave me a good laugh.
Aerodactyl is a beast. In Fire Red, I chose Bulbasaur as my starter. And I knew that I needed a Rock type to take care of Charizard in the Champion Battle. And in the battle, HE WRECKED CHARIZARD WITH JUST ROCK SLIDE! And Aerodactyl was awesome. I taught him Toxic for long battles, Fly for STAB and can avoid Aerodactyl from taking damage while Toxic is in effect in the first turn, then wrecking them when Aerodactyl flies down. And finish them off with Rock Slide. Not enough? Double-Edge! And thanks to Rock Head, he won't take recoil damage. I just love this guy
Ok I can see tyranitar being first but aerodactyl has amazing speed. Mega Aerodactyl is the fastest Pokemon of all time. Notice I said MEGA Aerodactyl not regular Aerodactyl. but regular aerodactyl is still top 5 fastest. has good move pool. Rock head allows it to use strong attacks like take down without recoil. And if you r going to say tyranitar is the best, you have to say agron is right up there with it because they are almost the same Pokemon if you think about it. Aggron is only steel instead of dark. They both have good attack and defense both slow. Both huge. Both are Armor Pokemon. The description for tyanitar decribes it as Armor Pokemon. The one for Aggron says Iron Armor Pokemon so they are pretty much the same thing.
[Newest]Aerodactyl is rock type, so it rocks! Its giga impact is so powerful that it can faint mega absol with one attack

Its awesome because its one of the few powerhouses everyone can get
even though it has a lot of weaknesses its strong enough to survive a hit from nearly all of them
God, I love Rhydon. But what is Tyranitar doing up in first? It's not even ground type! It's rock and dark!
I think rhydon because it is 1 of the most powerfulest pokemon and it can kick butt
[Newest]He should be the best number 1 he is

This anal-smashing rock worm will leave your girlfriends ice-cold heart in pieces.
It a huge giant rock snake, what is not to like about it?
It looks like a Rock dragon. Its weakness is water. But He should be on number 4


Aggron is a true tank of the world of Pokemon, it needs to be in the top 5.

Most of his moves are tank-like and strong, both his Rock and Steel moves (Rock Tomb, Iron Head, Rock Slide, Iron Tail, Take Down, Double-Edge and more). Strong defense. Alright attack.

And like someone else said, his Mega Evolution has the highest Stats of Pokemon History.
Okay, I love this guy, he's a beast. But he doesn't belong on this list. Why? HE'S NOT A GROUND TYPE! He's Rock/Steel. Just like Aerodactyl and Tyranitar, a non-ground Pokemon ends up on this lost. I'm ashamed that this list is filled with people who know nothing about the typing of Pokemon.
He's a metal tank. He should at least be in the top 5. Plus, Aggron looks so cool, and scary that my cousins are afraid of him.

Sandslash both looks and is super awesome. It learns many awesome and powerful ground type moves like Earthquake, and because it is a ground type electric types are no problem. Sandslash is also faster than most other rock and ground types, except for perhaps aerodactyl.
Sandslash is so cool! Plus, if you train it from scratch, you get Sandshrew's cuteness as a bonus! Untill it evolves D:
Best Ground Type, could take out all others in the Top 10 with Earthquake, Rock Slide, and/or Slash. Sandslash is the clear choice.
[Newest]Favorite Pokemon ever love him

This is my favorite, Tyranitar ain't bad either but I want Nidoking higher on the list beacuse he deserves it. I also noticed Steelix under here but he is not a ground/rock pokemon he is a steel pokemon so wrong catagori there
Huge move pool and just looks like such a beast! He can learn moves like sludge bomb and toxic but also earthquake and hyper beam. Generally just a really good pokemon
Being he can learn almost any move, that along with his immense strength make him one of the best Pokemon out there. He is a must have for almost any team build.
[Newest]Great typing with good stats great move pool nice design and poison point to boot

Ran gen 2 with only a donphan. Rollout for anything my ground moves couldn't handle. Sandstorm if you want some set up.
Donphan is a powerhouse, and is aggressive. Plus, its a twist on an average elephant. Donphan is just amazing okay.
Come on, it evolves from the cutest poke ever, and rolls around

The Contenders

Couldn't this awesome tank at least reach the top ten :( Gee whoever did this page must be blind at his beast power!
Rhyperior is the best ground/rock sweeper with his great attack and a versatile move set he easily destroys entire teams. I prefer to use him with substite and swords dance set.
I don't get it his pre evolution is in the top ten but he's not. he's my favourite Pokemon he's a machine he can learn rockwrecker earthquake superpower and that stone move that damages the opponent when they switch out. Plus he looks like a monster
[Newest]Rhyperior should be on first. He is the best rock type Pokemon ever. His rock wrecker is cool!

Mine is awesome! He has great defense that take most attacks better than pretty much everything on the list! He can stall, he can attack and he can and should be in the top 10 at least!
This is the only legendary rock Pokemon. It rocks!


No One Can Stand Before REGIROCK'S WRATH. He is the best there.

Garchomp is the best dragon type but it is a really really really really really really good ground type
One of the best pokemon ever this guy should be on top
I hate you all garchomp is clearly the best ground type he is my third favorite Pokemon
[Newest]Why is this not number one?!

It is best Pokemon ever especially with thick club
Marrowak is THE BEST GROUND TYPE ever! It has amazing attack with a bone and learns the best move in the GAME! BONEMERANG!
If you give Marrowak a bone to hold, HE IS UNSTOPPABLE! NO Pokemon CAN DEFEAT HIM!
When holding a hard bone he has the highest attack stat in the game!
[Newest]Should be first! It is awesome

A turtle with a tree growing on its back. This thing practically is its own ecosystem! It travels with a farm on its back! When underwater its an island. And when faced with a fire type: Earthquake is a perfect solution.
When you get torterra to a high level his hp is nearly UNBEATABLE, also if you can teach him the right moves he can beat even any pokemon.
Its grass and ground so it deserves to be here! I think that king torrterra should be nomber 1 on every list even things that don't even have to do with it, as long as its a good list unlike top 10 worst Pokemon. who dared put it on that list and call it a crazy bull!? Whoever said that, your a crazy bull!
[Newest]He's the best starter ever! He's AWESOME!

Awesome and I have a little equal face with Mario and I can learn volt switch

HELLO! It is a STEEL snake!
With 2nd best defense out of all known pokemon who couldn't love this steel and ground pokemon
Oh my god the iron snake Pokemon. sounds boss, looks boss, performs boss, is boss
[Newest]Hey it should be number 1.

Best pokemon in the world because it is a legendary pokemon and has a good color especially Shiny
Why is groudon 34 before Hippowdon? To me that is mentally impossible... Groudon should be at least in the top 3.
People groudon has the highest attack defense spa and spd of all ground types he is the BEST!
[Newest]Why is Groudon not in the top ten? His Precipice Blades attack is BEAST GOOD.

He is so fragging legit!
Is he really the only T-Rex Pokemon? What the heck is ramparts is then? My whole life is a lie!

I think Dugtrio is really really cool. And also, I think he looks like a hotdog that is underground. He also looks nothing like a mole. And if he must be very very upset because his eyes are always angry. That's all.
Dugtrio is so awesome his speed is litteraly nuts so then you get a Fisuure in maybe
Really love it! It's kind of cute and Diglet is Ultra Cute. Another ground type Pokemon I like is Sandshrew and Phanby. Basically anything cute!

Ground and flying have had countless rivalries. Well my favorite moves are earthquake and roost, so I looked for a ground/ flying type Pokemon. BOOM! Once I saw Gliscor he became one of my favorite Pokemon, right behind Nidoking and Trevenant. He could learn earthquake and not get hit by earthquake because he was flying. He could use earthquake and not get hit by thunderbolt because he was ground! Not only did he have such a unique combo, he had decent speed and good defense! His move: Poison heal, not only makes him a tank, but put a toxic orb on him and he will be a great wall! Ice types may bring him down but with fire fang, my god, he will wreck. Toxic, Earthquake, Substitute, and Fire fang. Those moves are all you need. Just dish out earthquakes and fire fangs. If someone is hurting you then substitute and then toxic him. Then wait it out using substitute while still getting heals from poison heal. He will dies from toxic and then you beat him. Yes, it's tedious and difficult strategy, but that is what makes him a fun and cool Pokemon! All you guys pick are Pokemon that get mega evolutions, but Gliscor can beat them. Again, awesome flying/ ground combo, fun to work with, can kill megas. Also, he is a flying scorpion, what else is there to say. Oh yeah one more thing, I got a 4 Pokemon sweep by just using Gliscor, 4 Pokemon SWEEP. In a nutshell, Gliscor will be a great contender on any team. Good night and peace off!


Ground AND Flying type? Now there's an awesome combo that just can't be beaten.
That long paragraph he posted makes me want to use gliscor more


To me krookodile's design screams, "hey, I'm going to crush something into bits! " And he's awesome in battle. He has a good move pool, and his abiltities are great. Intimidate or moxie is completely up to you. I like both of them but my vote goes for moxie. Cause you get higher attack for each opponent you knock out. Not to mention, it's immune to psychic and electric due to it being ground and dark. So get yourself a krookodile! DO IT NOW!
"KROOKODILE IS JUST BEAST! I mean sometimes it really sucks with his dark type weaknesses but otherwise he is an awesome killer!
It's a brave Pokemon and somehow if it can use all of its attacks it can be dangerous for opponent

I think archeops has amazing attack and defense. He is very cool looking. But it has a horrible ability
This guy is awesome and like slaking he has ability that nerves him because otherwise hed be to op


Mamoswine is amazing cause it can learn good ice and ground moves.
I was A. Nube so I picked a terrible team when I went through. Platinum the first time, picked up a Swinub and was lucky enough to accidentaly evolve it, TANK TANK TANK it killed everything else star of my team

Damnt this thing can be usefull for leads, toxic spikes leftovers..

I love his resistance to flying and fire and his x scissor is pretty awesome too. Can kick psychic and ghost types butt
Its close to my name ^_^ my name is Armando


The legendary Pokemon can kick butt. Lands wrath can take out The Dull X legendary. And its powerful moves you can teach it like Draco meteor can Destroy the cool Y legendary Pokemon. And its design is great. And finally its ability can kill Xerneas and Yvetal's.

Swords dance, earthquake, rock slide, and sandstorm with his ability sand rush, makes excadrill one of the most deadliest and dangerous sweepers in the series.
Excarill needs to be in the top ten! Are you kidding me? Earthquake plus swords dance just knocks all the others that are up there. My shiny excadrill is my best friend, never leaves my team. VOTE EXCADRILL!
Excadrill is awesome get one swords dance up and run earthquake and rock slide equals a dead team

That's rock pokemon with bug type. High Defense and Sp. Defense, and cute rock pokemon.

It's only weaknesses are Ice and Dragon and it has two immunities! Also if you don't evolve it's first per-evolved form and get to 73 it learns fissure.
Ever since I seen Jirachi Wish Maker the Flygon comes in Number 1 for Ground Types
My favorite Pokemon HOW IS IT 28! You can also teach it fly draco meteor earth power and earthquake

He is so cool! His shiny is blue! So Beautiful, like an Angel in a rock!
Soon cool! Great defense!

The only fire and rock type I think and it makes a great edition to my all rock team

It's like a giant, ancient warrior/robot! It's the best and can crush anyone plus it's also part ghost type and can fly from jets in it's feet!


Golurk looks different but has good stats
Goluk has amazing attack and defense capabities with the following moveset Earthquake 100 power then add stab Dynamic punch power 100 if it hits it will instantly confuse his opponent heavy slam its power depends on how much Golurk outweighs his opponent and shadow punch it has 70 power I think and will always strike first Golurk is TOTALLY AWESOME! 1

Best ground type even if not don't deserve to be 29th...
It is hippowdon not hippodown.

His mimic is very cool.

Its strong but cute vote for number1
It is adorable and if you train it loads without evolving it it will be very durable and it is so cute please vote for phanpyy!

Kabutops is the best fossil Pokemon. How is he so far down on the list.
He is the best not the rest

40Dark Tyranitar

Super high special defense and defense, nothing really hurts it especially if it uses curse.
Cradly is love, Cradily is life, he has 8 dicks and is always thirsty, it's a tank
Leol cradily is love

Carracosta should be #1 because its OP and best fossil Pokemon :) (all fossil Pokemon are hard to get and evolve but to get carracosta its worth it). just to know you restore tirtouga then level it up to level 37! Enough said.


This thing is OP (over powered) can beat almost EVERY rock/ground Pokemons with his water and can beat dragonite with one hit!

Why not the muscle building nostalgia giving footing head!

How the hell is rampardos so low! It's head
Is made if solid rock


He is the best

It is said that there was a rock/ground giant lizard Pokemon as evolution of steelix but later said nope it was a myth.
In ancient times this Pokemon was falsely found.
Hey, there is no Pokemon called tyrannix.

He should be number because of he has the highest attack

I first got my fire red Rhyhorn in safari zone. His/her speed is 48 when I first got it. I like it when he/she uses rock blast many times. He evolve to Rhydon at lv.42! Why it's so long to evolve it? The Horn drill, of course, it's a ONE HIT KO ATTACK and sometimes misses too when evolved (I really don't remember when he/she learn it). I also teach earthquake and Rock smash.
I got my fire red rhyhorn at safari zone. His/her speed is 48 when I first got it. It evolves to a rhydon at lv.42(why could it be so long) and I got my rhyhorn at lv.25. Its ability is Rock head. The Horn Drill, of course, is a ONE HIT KO ATTACK and sometimes misses when rhydon (or rhyhorn) learn it. I also teach Earthquake to him/her. I like it if he/she uses Rock blast many times.

Plus, Rhyhorn's voice is almost similar to my Charizard's voice! How odd...

Sturdy, endevor, shell bell, sandstorm support=awesome


Eruption is Groudon's signature move and numel is so common. !

Come On! Shiny boldore looks amizing and I personally like boldore's desighn better!

He has great defense. He should be in the top 10 at least-number 53!?!?


56Crystal Onix
A crystal rock snake. It is very powerful because it ignores water attacks. The attacks from which all rock types are of fear, but he is of fear of fire attacks. A Pokemon who is magnificent.
This Pokemon is amazing and found in only one cave in orange islands.
Wow a crystal Pokemon.

It is just found extinct. This Pokemon is cute because of it's whiskers.

It is discovered from a fossil. It is proturtle Pokemon. This rock/water Pokemon can go half mile depth on water.

Nincada is the best Pokemon by far. A set of Endure/Final Gambit/Snore/Spite can beat every other Pokemon. I can solo 100000000000000000000000 Arceus with it alone. I even beat my friend's Final Gambit Shedinja, and Shedinja is the second best Pokemon because it takes no damage from Arceus's Judgement, but its pre-evolution is superior.

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