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Pokemon Black and White Pokedex - Sandile, Krokorok, Krookodile

Krookodile
#059 Unova / #553 National
Type:
Ground/Dark
Species classification: Intimidation Pokemon
Abilities: 
Intimidate – Lowers opponents Attack one level; decreases encounter rate with lower-level wild Pokemon
Moxie – Boosts attack by one stage each time user directly KOs an opponent
Dream World ability: Anger Point – Boosts attack stat to maximum level if user receives a critical hit
Location found (Black/White): Evolve Krokorok
Egg groups: Ground
Gender ratio: 50/50
Experience at lvl 100: 1,059,860
Base stats: 95 HP / 117 Atk / 70 Def / 65 SAtk / 70 SDef / 92 Spd / 509 Total
Effort values: 3 Attack
Evolution family: Sandile > Krokorok at level 29 > Krookodile at level 40

Krookodile holds his own in battle. He's especially fun to experiment with because his typing is unique – no other evolutionary family has the Ground/Dark combo. And it's an excellent combo at that, with two immunities, Electric and Psychic, and four good resistances, Rock, Poison, Ghost and Dark (a double resistance to Tyrannitar should indeed be a boon). The downside to his typing is that it does leave Krookodile vulnerable with five types, but at least he doesn't suffer any double weaknesses.

As for moveset, you have a ton of options (again, because of Krookodiles typing), but Earthquake and Crunch are no-brainers for heavy-hitting STAB attacks.



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1 comment

  • Romination - March 6, 2011 11:49 p.m.

    I like the sunglasses look this guy has. He's so shady. It's weird to tink that crocodiles are so under-represented in these games, really with just Feraligator, and he's an opposite typing.

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