Gigalith is a Rock type Pokemon introduced in Generation V. It evolves from Boldore when traded. It is the final form of Roggenrola. Take a look below for 20 fun and fascinating facts about Gigalith.
1. Gigalith is a blue quadruped Pokemon, with various spiny, crystal like red features jutting out of its body.
2. Its limbs have gray joints and are topped with red crystalline features, with the two claws on each limb being similar features.
3. It has a red eye inside each ear.
4. Several of the crystalline features are present on its face; three below its eyes, one in the middle resembling a crest, and other crystals to the sides of its head.
5. It compresses energy in the core inside its body that is enough to blow away mountains.
6. It can also store sunlight in its orange crystals and shoot powerful energy from its mouth, though it loses this ability at night or during rain.
7. It lives in caves and tunnels deep underground.
8. Gigalith is a popular partner for construction workers.
9. Gigalith was first seen in a triple battle with teammates Reuniclus and Gothitelle against Blitzle, Darmanitan, and Drilbur, during an Oha Suta episode which aired on June 27, 2010. It was not revealed in earnest until August 7, 2010.
10. Gigalith is the only pure Rock-type third-stage Pokémon.
11. Gigalith’s evolutionary line shares similarities with Golem’s family. Both of them are Rock-type, learn Stealth Rock, Smack Down, Explosion, Stone Edge, and Rock Blast by level-up, first evolve at level 25, then reach the final evolutionary stage by trading.
12. Gigalith seems to be based on a crystal formation.
13. Gigalith may be a combination of γίγας gigas, Greek for giant, and λίθος lithos, Greek for stone. It may also refer to megalith or monolith.
14. Gigalith debuted in Ash Versus the Champion!, where it was rampaging around a town. Alder managed to stop it with his bare hands, and then, he found out that the reason for Gigalith’s rampage was a nail that had gotten stuck in the bottom of one of its feet.
15. A Gigalith appeared in Strong Strategy Steals the Show!, under the ownership of Kenton. It was used in the fourth round of the Vertress Conference and battled Cameron’s Riolu, but it lost.
16. A Gigalith appeared in Genesect and the Legend Awakened as a resident of Pokémon Hills.
17. Multiple Gigalith appeared in The Uprising, under the ownership of some Team Plasma Grunts. They were used to battle Iris and the Unova Gym Leaders at N’s Castle.
18. Cheren’s Boldore evolved into a Gigalith after his battle with Hood Man in Something Suspicious.
19. After taking the power of Arcades, Fraud could transform into one of seventeen types of Pokémon without the need of a Burst Heart. His Rock-type form was that of a Gigalith.
20. In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity, two Gigalith serve as several of the main antagonists under the guidance of Munna who actively try to prevent the player from saving the world alongside Toxicroak, four Excadrill, and a Purugly.