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Diglett is a Ground-Type Pokémon from Kanto. It is noted for living mainly underground, and usually only having its tiny head exposed.

Dugtrio is the evolution of Diglett, appearing to be three of them grouped together. It has enough power to causes earthquakes by moving around in the underground.

Powers and Stats

Tier: At most Low 7-B | High 7-A

Name: Diglett | Dugtrio

Origin: Pokémon

Gender: Varies

Age: Varies

Classification: Mole Pokémon, Pokémon

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Multiple Selves (Type 3 as Dugtrio), Earth Manipulation, Sand Manipulation, Underground Mobility, Statistics Amplification, Statistics Reduction, Elemental Manipulation and Status Effect Inducement (Via Tri Attack), Metal Manipulation, Underground BFR (Via Fissure), Sound Manipulation (Via Uproar), Healing, Enhanced Senses, Dynamax, Resistance to Electricity Manipulation and Sleep Manipulation

Attack Potency: At most Small City level (should be comparable, though slightly inferior to Rhyhorn, who can shatter mountains. Can go to toe to toe with the likes of Piplup) | Large Mountain level+ (It digging 60 miles underground causes huge earthquakes. Comparable to fully evolved pokemon such as Tyranitar)

Speed: Massively Hypersonic+ (Can dodge attacks from Pokemon like Pikachu) | FTL (Comparable to other Fully-Evolved Pokémon, such as Poliwrath)

Lifting Strength: Class K | Class M

Striking Strength: At most Small City Class | Large Mountain Class+

Durability: At most Small City level | Large Mountain level+

Stamina: Superhuman (The average pokemon is hardwired for battle and can go on fighting for lots of time despite being injured. Capable of spending a day on foot while fighting hordes of enemies in mystery dungeons with little to no breaks)

Range: Extended melee range, tens of kilometers with earthquakes

Standard Equipment: Nothing

Intelligence: Below Average normally (Capable of coherent speech between other Pokémon, a degree of understanding of commands and social situations, and can solve minor puzzles, though still mostly driven by instinct), Above Average in battle as Diglett (Pokémon are hard-wired for battle and even in the wild can master many moves and fight the likes of Machop which train in all martial arts), Gifted in battle as Dugtrio (Should be superior to 1st and 2nd stage Pokémon and are able to consistently fight the likes of Machamp which have mastered all martial arts, as well as Alakazam)

Weaknesses: Weak to Water, Grass and Ice type attack. Its Alolan Form removes the weakness to Grass and Ice, but adds weakness to Ground, Fire and Fighting type attacks

Notable Attacks/Techniques: See here and here for Diglett and Dugtrio's moves.

Shared Abilities

  • Sand Veil: Boosts Diglett/Dugtrio's evasion in a sandstorm.
  • Sand Force (Hidden): Boosts the power of Rock-, Ground-, and Steel-type moves in a sandstorm.

Mainland Diglett/Dugtrio Abilities

  • Arena Trap: Prevents opponents from fleeing.

Alola Diglett/Dugtrio Abilities

  • Tangling Hair: Contact with the Pokémon lowers the attacker's Speed stat.

Key: Diglett | Dugtrio


Notable Victories:

Notable Losses:

Inconclusive Matches: