833 Chewtle
Apparently the itch of its teething impels it to snap its jaws at anything in front of it.
~ Pokédex Pokemon Sword
It starts off battles by attacking with its rock-hard horn, but as soon as the opponent flinches, this Pokémon bites down and never lets go.
~ Pokédex Pokemon Shield

834 Drednaw
With jaws that can shear through steel rods, this highly aggressive Pokémon chomps down on its unfortunate prey.
~ Pokédex Pokemon Sword
This Pokémon rapidly extends its retractable neck to sink its sharp fangs into distant enemies and take them down.
~ Pokédex Pokemon Shield

834 Gigantamax Drednaw
It responded to Gigantamax energy by becoming bipedal. First it comes crashing down on foes, and then it finishes them off with its massive jaws.
~ Pokédex Pokemon Sword
In the Galar region, there's a tale about this Pokémon chewing up a mountain and using the rubble to stop a flood.
~ Pokédex Pokemon Shield


Drednaw is a powerful snapping turtle Pokemon. They are known for being incredibly difficult to train due to their vicious nature. It is also one of few pokemon capable of Gigantamaxing.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 8-A | At least 7-A | High 7-A

Name: Chewtle | Drednaw

Origin: Pokémon

Gender: Male or Female

Age: Varies

Classification: Snapping Pokémon | Bite Pokémon

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Small Size (Type 1), Reactive Evolution (Speed doubles while in the rain), Water Manipulation, limited Darkness Manipulation, Forcefield Creation, Martial Arts and Attack Reflection (Can reflect physical blows with Counter, inflicting double damage taken), Paralysis Inducement via Body Slam, Energy Projection via Dragon Tail, Acid Manipulation via Gastro Acid, Dynamax, Resistance to Steel, Fire, Water, and Ice-Type moves, Resistance to critical strikes | All of the previous except Small Size and Resistance to Water Manipulation, Elasticity (Can extend and retract) its neck, Earth Manipulation, Statistics Amplification (Speed, Defense), Resistance to Normal, Flying, Poison, and especially Fire-Type moves | All of the previous, Gigantamax, Superior Elasticity, Superior Water Manipulation and Earth Manipulation (Leaves around Stealth Rock) via G-Max Stonesurge, Superior Earth Manipulation and Weather Manipulation via Max Rockfall (Summons a sandstorm), Superior Darkness Manipulation and Statistics Reduction (target's Sp. Def) via Max Darkness, Explosion Manipulation and Statistics Reduction (opponent's speed) via Max Strike, Superior Martial Arts, Explosion Manipulation, and Statistics Amplification (ally’s Attack) via Max Knuckle, Energy Projection and Statistics Reduction (target's attack) via Max Wyrmwind, Poison Manipulation, superior Acid Manipulation, and Statistics Amplification (Ally’s Sp. Def) via Max Ooze

Attack Potency: Multi-City Block level+ (Is comparable to first-form starter Pokémon) | At least Mountain level+ (Comparable to other two-stage final evolutions like Sylveon) | Large Mountain level (Stronger than Pure/Huge Power Pokémon and Marowak holding a Thick Club, Can supposedly devour mountains)

Speed: Massively Hypersonic+ (Can dodge electricity-based attacks) | Relativistic+ (Comparable to other two-stage final evolutions like Sirfetch'd)

Lifting Strength: Unknown | Class 25 (Scaling above Mantyke, who lifts a large boulder) | Class G (Compares to Gigantamax Sandaconda)

Striking Strength: Multi-City Block Class+ | At least Mountain Class+ | Large Mountain Class

Durability: Multi-City Block level+ | At least Mountain level+ | Large Mountain level

Stamina: High (It can last for minutes and hours against many strong Pokémon)

Range: Below Average Human, Tens of Meters with Water Gun | Average Human, Several Meters via elasticity, Hundreds of Meters with most attacks | Tens of Meters, Hundreds of Meters with most attacks

Standard Equipment: None Notable

Intelligence: Average

Weaknesses: Its teething constantly itches, Weak to Grass and Electric-Type moves | Weak to Fighting, Ground, Electric and especially Grass-Type moves Gigantamax can only be used in areas with Dynamax energy (i.e. dens and stadiums), Destroying the forcefield damages the pokemon

Notable Attacks/Techniques:


  • Strong Jaw: Increases the power of biting moves by 50%
  • Shell Armor: Prevents the Pokemon from receiving a critical hit
  • Swift Swim: Doubles the pokemon’s speed stat in the rain

For a list of Drednaw’s moves, see here

Key: Chewtle | Drednaw | Gigantamax Drednaw

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