Pokemon Black and White Pokedex - Golett, Golurk

#129 Unova / #623 National
Species classification: Automaton Pokemon
Iron Fist – Increases power of punching moves by 20%
Klutz – Disables the effect of user's held items (except for EXP affecting items)
Dream World ability: No Guard – Raises move accuracy to 100% for all Pokemon in battle 
Location found (Black/White): Evolve Gobitto
Egg groups: Mineral
Gender ratio: Genderless
Experience at lvl 100: 1,000,000
Base stats: 89 HP / 124 Atk / 80 Def / 55 SAtk / 80 SDef / 55 Spd / 483 Total
Effort values: 2 attack
Evolution family: Golett > Golurk at level 43

With yet another unique typing (are you seeing a pattern here?), Golett and Golurk's Ground/Ghost combo give them three immunities to Normal, Fighting, and Electric. Golurk is a pure physical attacker, and with its Iron Fist ability, Focus Punch is a must, which Golett learns at level 55 and Golurk learns at level 70. Even though it doesn't get a STAB, Focus Punch's base power of 150 plus the 20% Iron Fist bonus make it a good choice for any Golurk's moveset. 

According to Game Freak (via Bulbapedia), Golett and Golurk are the first Pokemon ever to be designed by an American.


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  • Romination - March 10, 2011 6:55 a.m.

    This one's awesome. He's based on both Golems and Gundams. It's a good mix, and it's powerful, too.
  • losthero15 - March 7, 2011 10:27 p.m.

    really cool and its good to see a Japanese developer branching out and using western designers

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