Find out everything there is to know about Gigansel in our Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Pokédex. You'll find its evolutions, stats, EVs, attacks, talents and more.

Gigansel

Garganacl (eng)
Regional: #131 National: # 935

Type

Catch rate

45

Given EVs

3 Def

Hatching

not

Talents

Purifying Salt

#N/A
The Pokémon's pure salt protects it from status conditions and halves the damage taken from Ghost-type moves.

Sturdy

Protects against one-shot knockout abilities.
The Pokémon cannot be knocked out by a single hit as long as its HP is full. One-hit KO moves will also fail to knock it out.

Clear Body (Hidden)

Prevents the Pokémon's stats from dropping.
Prevents other Pokémon's moves or Abilities from lowering the Pokémon's stats.

capture locations

Encounter Rate: 36%
Minimum Level: 31
Maximum Level: 60
Biome: Rocky (10%), Underground (10%)
Area: None
Location: The Great Crater of Paldea (a_w23_field_1), The Great Crater of Paldea (a_w23_field_2), The Great Crater of Paldea (a_w23_field_3)
Time: Morning, Noon, Evening, Night
Version: Scarlet, Violet
Item: None

developments

Gigansel does not evolve and is not the evolution of any pokemon.

Attacks learned by levelling up

GradeLast NameTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPPEffects
Hammer ArmHammer Arm Fight Physics1009010The user swings its strong, heavy fist at the target to inflict damage. This also lowers the user's Speed stat.
EvolutionBlock Normal Status01015The user blocks the target's way with arms spread wide to prevent the target from fleeing.
Lv. 1Tackle Normal Physics4010035A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
Lv. 1Wide Guard Roche Status010110The user and its allies are protected from wide-ranging attacks for one turn.
Lv. 1Harden Normal Status010130The user stiffens all the muscles in its body to boost its Defense stat.
Lv. 1Rock Blast Roche Physics259010The user attacks by hurling hard rocks at the target. This move hits two to five times in a row.
Lv. 1Rock Throw Roche Physics509015The user picks up and throws a small rock at the target to inflict damage.
Lv. 5Mud Shot Soil Special559515The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. This also lowers the target's Speed stat.
Lev. 7Rock Tomb Roche Physics609515The user hurls boulders at the target to inflict damage. This also lowers the target's Speed stat by cutting off its movement.
Lev. 10Rock Polish Roche Status010120The user polishes its body to reduce drag. This sharply boosts the user's Speed stat.
Lev. 13Headbutt Normal Physics7010015The user sticks out its head and attacks by charging straight into the target. This may also make the target flinch.
Lev. 24Recover Normal Status01015The user regenerates its cells, restoring its own HP by up to half its max HP.
Lev. 30Rock Slide Roche Physics759010Large boulders are hurled at opposing Pokémon to inflict damage. This may also make the opposing Pokémon flinch.
Lev. 34Stealth Rock Roche Status010120The user lays a trap of levitating stones around the opposing team. The trap damages opposing Pokémon that switch into battle.
Lev. 40Heavy Slam Steel Physics110010The user slams into the target with its heavy body. The more the user outweighs the target, the greater the move's power.
Lev. 44Earthquake Soil Physics10010010The user sets off an earthquake that strikes every Pokémon around it.
Lev. 49Stone Edge Roche Physics100805The user stabs the target with sharpened stones. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
Lev. 54Explosion Normal Physics2501005The user attacks everything around it by causing a tremendous explosion. The user faints upon using this move.

Attacks learned by CT

CTLast NameTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPPEffects
67Fire Punch Fire Physics7510015The target is attacked with a fiery punch. This may also leave the target with a burn.
69Ice Punch Ice Physics7510015The target is attacked with an icy punch. This may also leave the target frozen.
68Thunder Punch Elektrik Physics7510015The target is attacked with an electrified punch. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
66Body Slam Normal Physics8510015The user attacks by dropping onto the target with its full body weight. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
1Take Down Normal Physics908520A reckless full-body charge attack for slamming into the target. This also damages the user a little.
163Hyper Beam Normal Special150905The target is attacked with a powerful beam. The user can't move on the next turn.
149Earthquake Soil Physics10010010The user sets off an earthquake that strikes every Pokémon around it.
55Dig Soil Physics8010010The user burrows into the ground on the first turn, then attacks on the next turn.
85Rest Psy Status01015The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user's HP and cures any status conditions.
86Rock Slide Roche Physics759010Large boulders are hurled at opposing Pokémon to inflict damage. This may also make the opposing Pokémon flinch.
103Substitute Normal Status010110The user creates a substitute for itself using some of its own HP. The substitute serves as the user's decoy.
7Protect Normal Status010110This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
51Sandstorm Roche Status010110A five-turn sandstorm is summoned to damage all Pokémon except Rock, Ground, and Steel types. The sandstorm also boosts the Sp. Def stats of Rock types.
47Endure Normal Status010110The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. This move's chance of failing rises if used in succession.
70Sleep Talk Normal Status010110The user randomly uses one of the moves it knows. This move can only be used while the user is asleep.
50Rain Dance Water Status01015The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type attacks. The rain also lowers the power of Fire-type attacks.
49Sunny Day Fire Status01015The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type attacks. The sunlight also lowers the power of Water-type attacks.
25Facade Normal Physics7010020This move's power is doubled if the user is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
130Helping Hand Normal Status010120The user assists an ally by boosting the power of that ally's attack.
58Brick Break Fight Physics7510015The user attacks with a swift chop. This move can also break barriers, such as Light Screen and Reflect.
36Rock Tomb Roche Physics609515The user hurls boulders at the target to inflict damage. This also lowers the target's Speed stat by cutting off its movement.
104Iron Defense Steel Status010115The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply boosting its Defense stat.
35Mud Shot Soil Special559515The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. This also lowers the target's Speed stat.
76Rock Blast Roche Physics259010The user attacks by hurling hard rocks at the target. This move hits two to five times in a row.
43Fling Darkness Physics110010The user flings its held item at the target to attack. This move's power and effects depend on the item.
101Power Gem Roche Special8010020The user attacks with a ray of light that sparkles as if it were made of gemstones.
133Earth Power Soil Special9010010The user makes the ground under the target erupt with power. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
152Giga Impact Normal Physics150905The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user can't move on the next turn.
46Avalanche Ice Physics6010010This move's power is doubled if the target has inflicted damage on the user in the same turn.
59Zen Headbutt Psy Physics809015The user focuses its willpower to its head and attacks the target. This may also make the target flinch.
93Flash Cannon Steel Special8010010The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
99Iron Head Steel Physics8010015The user slams the target with its steel-hard head. This may also make the target flinch.
150Stone Edge Roche Physics100805The user stabs the target with sharpened stones. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
116Stealth Rock Roche Status010120The user lays a trap of levitating stones around the opposing team. The trap damages opposing Pokémon that switch into battle.
121Heavy Slam Steel Physics110010The user slams into the target with its heavy body. The more the user outweighs the target, the greater the move's power.
28Bulldoze Soil Physics6010020The user strikes everything around it by stomping down on the ground. This lowers the Speed stats of those hit.
84Stomping Tantrum Soil Physics7510010Driven by frustration, the user attacks the target. This move's power is doubled if the user's previous move failed.
89Body Press Fight Physics8010010The user attacks by slamming its body into the target. The higher the user's Defense stat, the greater the damage this move deals.
171Tera Blast Normal Unknown8010010If the user has Terastallized, it unleashes energy of its Tera Type. This move inflicts damage using the Attack or Sp. Atk stat-whichever is higher for the user.
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