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Encyclopedia > Bastiodon
Bastiodon

National Pokédex
Shieldon - Bastiodon (#411) - Burmy

Sinnoh Pokédex
Shieldon - Bastiodon (#039) - Burmy
Japanese name Trideps
Evolves from Shieldon
Evolves into None
Generation Fourth
Species Shield Pokémon
Type Rock / Steel
Height 4 ft 3 in (1.3 m)
Weight 329.6 lb (149.5 kg)
Ability Sturdy

Bastiodon (トリデプス Toridepusu?, Trideps in original Japanese language versions) are one of the 493 fictional species of Pokémon creatures from the multi-billion-dollar[1] Pokémon media franchise – a collection of video games, anime, manga, books, trading cards and other media, created by Satoshi Tajiri. Bastiodon is famous for being one of the Pokémon revealed before the Japanese release of Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. The purpose of Bastiodon in the games, anime and manga, as with all other Pokémon, is to battle both wild Pokémon, untamed creatures encountered while the player passes through various environments, and tamed Pokémon owned by Pokémon trainers.[2]
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Bastiodon's English name is derived from the words bastion and don, a word meaning tooth common in the names of dinosaurs. Its Japanese name is a portmanteau of the Japanese word for fortress ( toride?) and the "-ceratops" suffix used to describe prehistoric horned dinosaurs such as the famous Triceratops. The point of a bastion on a reconstructed French fort in Illinois. ... Orders & Suborders Saurischia Sauropodomorpha Theropoda Ornithischia Thyreophora Ornithopoda Marginocephalia Dinosaurs were vertebrate animals that dominated the terrestrial ecosystem for over 160 million years, first appearing approximately 230 million years ago. ... Species (type) Marsh, 1890 Triceratops (IPA: ) was a herbivorous genus of ceratopsid dinosaur that lived during the late Maastrichtian stage of the Late Cretaceous Period, around 68 to 65 million years ago (mya) in what is now North America. ...

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Biological characteristics

Bastiodon resembles a stylized Ceratopsid dinosaur with some aspects of a castle wall or bastion and a bulldozer. Its head is shaped like a large shield and resembles a fortress tower, with yellow patterns resembling windows. It has hard 'boots' on its legs, horns on its head, and spikes on its back. Its mouth stretches across its face and is protected by its huge jaw. Genera Centrosaurinae    Achelousaurus    Centrosaurus    Einiosaurus    Styracosaurus    Pachyrhinosaurus Ceratopsinae    Chasmosaurus    Diceratops    Pentaceratops    Protoceratops    Torosaurus    Triceratops Ceratopsids, or members of the Ceratopsidae (or Ceratopidae), are a diverse group of marginocephalian dinosaurs like Triceratops and Styracosaurus. ... Pierrefonds Castle, France. ... The point of a bastion on a reconstructed French fort in Illinois. ... A Caterpillar D10N bulldozer at work A bulldozer is a very powerful crawler (caterpillar tracked tractor) equipped with a blade. ...


Bastiodon is evolved from Shieldon, who, as in previous generations, is revived from a fossil; like Omanyte, Kabuto, Aerodactyl, Lileep, Anorith, and Shieldon's Pokémon Diamond counterpart, Cranidos. Shieldon , Tatetops in original Japanese language versions) are one of the 493 fictional species of Pokémon creatures from the multi-billion-dollar[1] Pokémon media franchise – a collection of video games, anime, manga, books, trading cards and other media, created by Satoshi Tajiri. ... Omanyte , Omnite in original Japanese language versions) is one of the 493 fictional species of Pokémon creatures from the multi-billion-dollar[1] Pokémon media franchise – a collection of video games, anime, manga, books, trading cards and other media created by Satoshi Tajiri. ... Kabuto (ドードリオ/Kabuto in Japanese, also called Kabuto in German and French) is a fictional character of the Pokémon franchise. ... Aerodactyl , Ptera in original Japanese language versions) is one of the 493 fictional species of Pokémon creatures from the multi-billion-dollar[1] Pokémon media franchise – a collection of video games, anime, manga, books, trading cards and other media created by Satoshi Tajiri. ... Lileep , Lilyla in original Japanese language versions) are a fictional species found as a fossil in the Hoenn region of the Pokémon games. ... Anorith , Anopth in original Japanese language versions) are one of the 493 fictional species of Pokémon creatures from the multi-billion-dollar[1] Pokémon media franchise—a collection of video games, anime, manga, books, trading cards, and other media created by Satoshi Tajiri. ... Cranidos , Zugaidos in original Japanese language versions) are one of the 493 fictional species of Pokémon creatures from the multi-billion-dollar[1] Pokémon media franchise – a collection of video games, anime, manga, books, trading cards and other media, created by Satoshi Tajiri. ...


It lived in partly forested areas as it cleared trees as it ate vegetation creating new plains much like real some real dinosaurs did roughly 100 million years ago. Herds would form a blockade with their shield faces to young and nesting sites. Nests were small holes made on the ground that helped prevent eggs from over heating in the sun. It is characterized by, as well as named for, the shield on its face which somewhat resembles a castle tower.


In the video games

Bastiodon is one of many new Pokémon to have made its first appearance in the release of Pokemon Diamond and Pearl for the Nintendo DS. “NDS” redirects here. ...


Bastiodon is used by the sixth Gym Leader of Sinnoh, Byron, at level 39. A screenshot from Pokémon LeafGreen, showing the player in Blaines gym on Cinnabar Island Pokémon gyms are buildings situated throughout the fictional Pokémon world, where Pokémon trainers can train or compete to qualify for Pokémon League competitions. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The badges of Sinnoh: the Coal Badge, Forest Badge, Cobble Badge, Fen Badge, Relic Badge, Mine Badge, Icicle Badge, and Beacon Badge. ...


Bastiodon can only be obtained by evolving Shieldon at level 30, which is revived from a fossil exclusively found in Pokémon Pearl. Its counterpart, Rampardos, can only be obtained in Pokémon Diamond. Rampardos , Rampard in original Japanese language versions) are one of the 493 fictional species of Pokémon creatures from the multi-billion-dollar[1] Pokémon media franchise – a collection of video games, anime, manga, books, trading cards and other media, created by Satoshi Tajiri. ...


In the Pokémon Trading Card Game

Bastiodon Lv.51 from
Mystery of the Lakes

There are currently no Bastiodon cards available outside of Japan. However, one Bastiodon card is yet to be released outside of Japan: Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...

  • Mystery of the Lakes, as Bastiodon Lv.51, a Metal-type card (DPBP #470)

Bastiodon will also be featured by one of the theme decks.


References

  1. ^ "Pokemon Franchise Approaches 150 Million Games Sold" PR Newswire. URL accessed on March 27, 2006.
  2. ^ Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire Review (page 1) Ign.com. URL Accessed June 1, 2006.

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External links

  • Official Pokémon website
  • Bastiodon as a species on Bulbapedia (a Pokémon-centric wiki)
  • Bastiodon’s fourth-generation Pokédex entry at Serebii.net
  • PsyPoke Pokédex entry
Fossil Pokémon  v  d  e 
1st Generation: OmanyteOmastarKabutoKabutopsAerodactyl
3rd Generation: LileepCradilyAnorithArmaldo
4th Generation: CranidosRampardosShieldonBastiodon

 
 

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