Machop Starting Stats and Moves | Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX Switch

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This is a page about the Pokemon Machop in the game Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX for Nintendo Switch. Read on to find out about Machop's Base Stats, Abilities, and Moves on starting the game.

Basic Information

Type

Machop
Machop Image
Type 1 Type 2
Fighting -

Base Stats

HP Attack Defense Special Attack Special Defense Speed
46 18 13 12 13 13

Ability

Ability Effect
Guts When the Pokemon is affected by a bad status condition, like poison or a burn, the power of its physical moves goes up.
No Guard When changes to the Pokemon's and its target's accuracy or evasiveness make it more difficult for attacks to land, those changes go away so that the Pokemon can have a fair fight.

Is Recruiting Machop Worth It?

Check out our list on Best Pokemon for the Story to find out which Pokemon are best to recruit!

Best Pokemon for the Story

Best Partner for Machop

Pokemon Type
Pikachu ImagePikachu
Type 1: ElectricElectric

Type 2:

As a Fighting-type, Machop needs protection from Fairy-, Flying-, and Psychic-types. In that case, Pikachu can best serve as Machop's partner.

On top of covering Flying-type Pokemon with its Electric-type moves, Pikachu can also cover Psychic- and Fairy- type Pokemon with Thief and Iron Tail.

Best Moveset

Move Type Effect
Bulldoze GroundGround It damages nearby enemies. It also lowers their Travel Speed.
Dynamic Punch FightingFighting It damages an enemy. It also makes the enemy Confused.
Flamethrower FireFire It damages a Pokemon, even one far away. It could also leave the enemy with a Burn.
Rock Tomb RockRock It damages an enemy. It also lowers the enemy's Travel Speed.

Notes

  • This moveset provides Machop with a strong STAB option in Dynamic Punch and good type coverage.
  • Flamethrower is highly reliable. You can switch it out with Fire Blast if you prefer.
  • Rock Tomb is great move and it gives Machop a fighting chance with many of the Flying type bosses in the game.
  • Other moves to consider: Poison Jab, Knock Off, Thief, Dual Chop, Strength, Earthquake, Smack Down
  • Take note that Dynamic Punch is learned at Lv. 45. Settle with the other Fighting moves first like Brick Break.

Learned Moves

Starting Moves

Move Type Effect
Brick Break FightingFighting It damages an enemy. It also shatters the enemy's Reflect, Light Screen, and Aurora Veil conditions.
Bullet Punch SteelSteel It damages an enemy. It reaches up to 2 tiles away.
Karate Chop FightingFighting It damages an enemy. It has a high critical-hit rate.
Strength NormalNormal It damages an enemy.

Moves Learned By Level Up

Lv. Move Type Effect
Base Low Kick FightingFighting It damages an enemy. The heavier the enemy, the greater the damage.
Base Leer NormalNormal It lowers the enemy's Defense.
3 Focus Energy NormalNormal You'll get the Focus Energy condition, which raises your critical-hit rate.
7 Karate Chop FightingFighting It damages an enemy. It has a high critical-hit rate.
9 Foresight NormalNormal It resets an enemy's boosted evasiveness. If the enemy is Ghost type, it also makes the enemy Exposed, which enables Normal- and Fighting-type moves to hit the enemy.
13 Low Sweep FightingFighting It damages an enemy. It also lowers the enemy's Travel Speed.
15 Seismic Toss FightingFighting You'll throw your teammate or an enemy in front of you at another Pokemon or at a trap.
19 Revenge FightingFighting You'll get the Bide status for a little while, and then you'll damage an enemy. The more damage you take while biding, the greater the damage you can cause.
21 Knock Off DarkDark It damages an enemy. The power goes up if the enemy has an item. It also knocks the enemy's held item to the floor near it.
25 Vital Throw FightingFighting It damages an enemy. It never misses.
27 Wake-Up Slap FightingFighting It damages an enemy. It causes more damage if the enemy is in the Sleep, Nightmare, or Napping condition, but it will wake the enemy up.
31 Dual Chop DragonDragon It damages an enemy 2 times in a row.
33 Submission FightingFighting It damages an enemy-but you'll receive recoil damage, too.
37 Bulk Up FightingFighting It boosts your Attack and Defense. The stats return to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.
39 Cross Chop FightingFighting It damages an enemy. It has a high critical-hit rate.
43 Scary Face NormalNormal It reduces the enemy's Travel Speed.
45 Dynamic Punch FightingFighting It damages an enemy. It also makes the enemy Confused.

Moves Learned By TM

Move Type Effect
Attract NormalNormal It makes an enemy Infatuated, which makes the enemy's moves more likely to fail.
Brick Break FightingFighting It damages an enemy. It also shatters the enemy's Reflect, Light Screen, and Aurora Veil conditions.
Bulk Up FightingFighting It boosts your Attack and Defense. The stats return to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.
Bulldoze GroundGround It damages nearby enemies. It also lowers their Travel Speed.
Confide NormalNormal It lowers the enemy's Sp. Atk.
Double Team NormalNormal It boosts your evasiveness. The stat returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.
Earthquake GroundGround It damages all Pokemon in the same room except for you. It can also damage Pokemon that are underground while using Dig.
Facade NormalNormal It damages an enemy. The damage it causes goes up if you have a bad status. It also prevents your Attack from being lowered when you use this move while you have a Burn.
Fire Blast FireFire It damages an enemy. It could also leave the enemy with a Burn.
Flamethrower FireFire It damages a Pokemon, even one far away. It could also leave the enemy with a Burn.
Fling DarkDark You throw an item in an arc, hitting another Pokemon with it. It causes the same effect as throwing an item at an enemy.
Focus Blast FightingFighting It damages a Pokemon, even one far away. It could also lower the enemy's Sp. Def.
Frustration NormalNormal It damages an enemy. The less you have opened up to your team, the more powerful this move will be.
Hidden Power NormalNormal It damages an enemy. The move's type changes on each adventure.
Light Screen PsychicPsychic You and your teammates in the same room get the Light Screen condition, which reduces the damage taken from special moves.
Low Sweep FightingFighting It damages an enemy. It also lowers the enemy's Travel Speed.
Payback DarkDark You'll get the Counter condition, which enables you to counter when you take damage from physical moves.
Poison Jab PoisonPoison It damages an enemy. It could also make the enemy Poisoned.
Protect NormalNormal You'll Protect yourself from enemies' moves. But its chance of failure rises if you use it after you've already used a move that blocks enemies' attacks.
Rain Dance WaterWater It changes the floor's weather to Rain. The power of Fire-type moves goes down, and the power of Water-type moves goes up.
Rest PsychicPsychic You'll get the Napping condition. With the Napping condition, you'll fall asleep, awakening later with all your HP restored and bad statuses healed.
Return NormalNormal It damages an enemy. The more you've opened up to your team, the more powerful this move will be.
Rock Slide RockRock It damages an enemy. It could also make the enemy Flinch.
Rock Tomb RockRock It damages an enemy. It also lowers the enemy's Travel Speed.
Round NormalNormal It damages an enemy. It causes more damage if your teammate in the same room just used the same move.
Sleep Talk NormalNormal If you're sleeping, a move you know will be used automatically on an enemy near you. But keep in mind that nothing will happen if you use this while you're wide awake.
Smack Down RockRock It damages an enemy. If the enemy is flying, it will be Grounded, which allows Ground-type moves to hit it. This move also hits a Pokemon that's in the air from using a move like Fly.
Substitute NormalNormal You'll create a Substitute if you have more than half your max HP. Every time you use this move, your HP decreases. When you create a Substitute, you won't be targeted by enemies, but you can't use moves or items, and you can't restore your HP naturally.
Sunny Day FireFire It changes the floor's weather to Sunny. The power of Fire-type moves goes up, and the power of Water-type moves goes down.
Swagger NormalNormal It makes an enemy Confused, but it also sharply raises the enemy's Attack.
Thief DarkDark It damages an enemy. You'll also steal an item that the enemy has. If you can't carry any more items, your attempt to steal will fail.
Toxic PoisonPoison It makes the enemy Badly Poisoned. It never misses if used by a Poison-type Pokemon. It will even hit a Pokemon that's used Dig, Fly, or the like.

Evolution

Evolution Chain

Pokemon How to Evolve
MachopMachop -
MachokeMachoke Evolves from Machop at Lv. 28
MachampMachamp Evolves from Machoke using Evolution Crystals

Can Machop Mega Evolve?

This Pokemon can not Mega Evolve.

How to Get Machop

Dungeons Where Machop is Found

This Pokemon is not found in any Dungeons.

Machop's Rescue Camp

Rescue Camp Price
Mt. Discipline 700

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    • >>[5] unfair since S&S is getting their DLCs with the galarian legendary birds and such. im done with the game but i dont want to let it go

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      Sorry picture is a litt blurry

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