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Axew (Japanese: キバゴ Kibago) is a Dragon-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

Biology

Physiology

Axew is a small reptilian dinosaur-like Pokémon. It is mainly deep greenish in color, with a light green collar around its neck. Axew has flat pale green tusks protruding from either side of its mouth. It has large scarlet red eyes and a dark-green pointed horn atop its head. It is a bipedal Pokémon with stubby legs, small feet and claws, and a short pointed tail.

Natural Abilities

If one of Axew's tucks breaks off it quickly regrows even stronger and sharper than before.

Behavior

Axew use their tusks to crush berries to eat. They leave gashes in trees with their tusks to mark their territory. If one of Axew's tusks breaks, a new one will grow back quickly.

Evolution

Axew evolves into Fraxure at level 38, and evolves into Haxorus at level 48.

Game Info

Game Locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Black/White Mistralton Cave Uncommon
Black 2/White 2 Mistralton Cave Common
X/Y Connecting Cave Uncommon


Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
Black
They use their tusks to crush the berries they eat. Repeated regrowth makes their tusks strong and sharp.
White
They mark their territory by leaving gashes in trees with their tusks. If a tusk breaks, a new one grows in quickly.
Black 2
Its large tusks have a tendency to break, but each time they grow back, they grow in harder and sturdier.
White 2
They use their tusks to crush the berries they eat. Repeated regrowth makes their tusks strong and sharp.
X
They use their tusks to crush the berries they eat. Repeated regrowth makes their tusks strong and sharp.
Y
They mark their territory by leaving gashes in trees with their tusks. If a tusk breaks, a new one grows in quickly.
Omega Ruby
They use their tusks to crush the berries they eat. Repeated regrowth makes their tusks strong and sharp.
Alpha Sapphire
They mark their territory by leaving gashes in trees with their tusks. If a tusk breaks, a new one grows in quickly.
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Let's Go, Pikachu!
Let's Go, Eevee!
Sword
Shield


Stats

Base Stats
HP
46
Attack
87
Defense
60
Sp. Atk
30
Sp. Def
40
Speed
57
Total
320

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Physical
4 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status
7 Assurance 60 100% 10 Dark Physical
10 Dragon Rage 100% 10 Dragon Special
13 Dual Chop 40 90% 15 Dragon Physical
16 Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Status
20 Slash 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
24 False Swipe 40 100% 40 Normal Physical
28 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Physical
32 Dragon Dance —% 20 Dragon Status
36 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
41 Dragon Pulse 85 100% 10 Dragon Special
46 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status
50 Guillotine —% 5 Normal Physical
56 Outrage 120 100% 10 Dragon Physical
61 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
4 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 2 1 ♥
7 Assurance 60 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Clever 1 0 ♥
10 Dragon Rage 100% 10 Dragon Special Type Cool 3 0 ♥
13 Dual Chop 40 90% 15 Dragon Physical Type Tough 2 1 ♥
16 Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 3 0 ♥
20 Slash 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
24 False Swipe 40 100% 40 Normal Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
28 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
32 Dragon Dance —% 20 Dragon Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
36 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status Type Clever 2 1 ♥
41 Dragon Pulse 85 100% 10 Dragon Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
46 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
50 Guillotine —% 5 Normal Physical Type Cool 2 1 ♥
56 Outrage 120 100% 10 Dragon Physical Type Cool 6 0 ♥
61 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 4 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Physical
4 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status
7 Assurance 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
10 Dragon Rage 100% 10 Dragon Special
13 Dual Chop 40 90% 15 Dragon Physical
16 Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Status
20 Slash 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
24 False Swipe 40 100% 40 Normal Physical
28 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Physical
32 Dragon Dance —% 20 Dragon Status
36 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
41 Dragon Pulse 90 100% 10 Dragon Special
46 Swords Dance —% 30 Normal Status
51 Guillotine —% 5 Normal Physical
56 Outrage 120 100% 10 Dragon Physical
61 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM02 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Physical
TM05 Roar —% 20 Normal Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM54 False Swipe 40 100% 40 Normal Physical
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM75 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status
TM81 X-Scissor 80 100% 15 Bug Physical
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM02 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM05 Roar —% 20 Normal Status Type Cool 3 0 ♥
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status Type Clever 2 1 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 3 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 4 0 ♥
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM54 False Swipe 40 100% 40 Normal Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Cute 3 0 ♥
TM59 Incinerate 60 100% 15 Fire Special Type Tough 3 0 ♥
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 4 ♥
TM75 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM81 X-Scissor 80 100% 15 Bug Physical Type Cool 2 1 ♥
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM94 Rock SmashXY 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 1 0 ♥
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
HM06 Rock SmashORAS 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status
TM02 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Physical
TM05 Roar 100% 20 Normal Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM54 False Swipe 40 100% 40 Normal Physical
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM59 Incinerate 30 100% 15 Fire Special
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM75 Swords Dance —% 30 Normal Status
TM81 X-Scissor 80 100% 15 Bug Physical
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Breeding

Breeding Generation VII
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Counter * Nidoran♂, Rhyhorn, Chikorita, Scraggy 100% 20 Fighting Physical
Dragon Pulse Horsea, Seadra, Kingdra, Ampharos, Swablu, Altaria, Axew, Fraxure, Haxorus, Deino, Zweilous, Hydreigon, Skrelp, Dragalge, Goomy, Sliggoo, Goodra, Salandit, Turtonator, Drampa 85 100% 10 Dragon Special
Endeavor Cubone, Marowak, Marowak, Treecko, Mudkip, Marshtomp, Swampert, Rampardos 100% 5 Normal Physical
Endure Shieldon, Bastiodon, Turtonator —% 10 Normal Status
Focus Energy Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking, Cubone, Marowak, Horsea, Seadra, Kingdra, Bagon, Shelgon, Salamence, Cranidos, Rampardos, Deino, Zweilous, Hydreigon —% 30 Normal Status
Harden Aron, Lairon, Aggron, Bergmite, Avalugg —% 30 Normal Status
Iron Tail Aron, Lairon, Aggron 100 75% 15 Steel Physical
Night Slash Sceptile, Seviper, Druddigon 70 100% 15 Dark Physical
Razor Wind Helioptile, Heliolisk 80 100% 10 Normal Special
Reversal * Rhyhorn 100% 15 Fighting Physical

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation VI
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Counter * Nidoran♂, Rhyhorn, Chikorita, Scraggy 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Dragon Pulse Horsea, Seadra, Kingdra, Ampharos, Swablu, Altaria, Axew, Fraxure, Haxorus, Deino, Zweilous, Hydreigon, Skrelp, Dragalge, Goomy, Sliggoo, Goodra 85 100% 10 Dragon Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Endeavor Cubone, Marowak, Mudkip, Marshtomp, Swampert, Rampardos 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Endure Shieldon, Bastiodon —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 3 0 ♥
Focus Energy Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking, Cubone, Marowak, Horsea, Seadra, Kingdra, Bagon, Shelgon, Salamence, Cranidos, Rampardos, Deino, Zweilous, Hydreigon —% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
Harden Aron, Lairon, Aggron, Bergmite, Avalugg —% 30 Normal Status Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Iron Tail Aron, Lairon, Aggron 100 75% 15 Steel Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
Night Slash Sceptile, Seviper, Druddigon 70 100% 15 Dark Physical Type Cool 3 0 ♥
Razor Wind Helioptile, Heliolisk 80 100% 10 Normal Special Type Cool 3 0 ♥
Reversal * Rhyhorn 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Cool 1 0 ♥

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation V
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Counter * Nidoran♂, Rhyhorn, Chikorita, Scraggy 100% 20 Fighting Physical
Dragon Pulse Horsea, Seadra, Kingdra, Swablu, Altaria, Axew, Fraxure, Haxorus, Deino, Zweilous, Hydreigon 90 100% 10 Dragon Special
Endeavor Cubone, Marowak, Mudkip, Marshtomp, Swampert, Rampardos 100% 5 Normal Physical
Endure Shieldon, Bastiodon —% 10 Normal Status
Focus Energy Nidoran♂, Nidorino, Nidoking, Cubone, Marowak, Horsea, Seadra, Kingdra, Bagon, Shelgon, Salamence, Cranidos, Rampardos, Deino, Zweilous, Hydreigon —% 30 Normal Status
Harden Aron, Lairon, Aggron —% 30 Normal Status
Iron Tail Aron, Lairon, Aggron 100 75% 15 Steel Physical
Night Slash Sceptile, Seviper, Druddigon 70 100% 15 Dark Physical
Razor Wind * Horsea, Tropius 80 100% 10 Normal Special
Reversal * Rhyhorn 100% 15 Fighting Physical

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Tutoring

Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Aqua Tail USUM 90 90% 10 Water Physical
Draco Meteor SMUSUM 130 90% 5 Dragon Special
Dragon Pulse USUM 85 100% 10 Dragon Special
Dual Chop USUM 40 90% 15 Dragon Physical
Endeavor USUM 100% 5 Normal Physical
Iron Tail USUM 100 75% 15 Steel Physical
Outrage USUM 120 100% 10 Dragon Physical
Shock Wave USUM 60 —% 20 Electric Special
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Superpower USUM 120 100% 5 Fighting Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation VI
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Aqua Tail ORAS 90 90% 10 Water Physical Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Draco Meteor XYORAS 130 90% 5 Dragon Special Type Beautiful 6 0 ♥
Dragon Pulse ORAS 85 100% 10 Dragon Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Dual Chop ORAS 40 90% 15 Dragon Physical Type Tough 2 1 ♥
Endeavor ORAS 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Iron Tail ORAS 100 75% 15 Steel Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
Outrage ORAS 120 100% 10 Dragon Physical Type Cool 6 0 ♥
Shock Wave ORAS 60 —% 20 Electric Special Type Cool 2 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Superpower ORAS 120 100% 5 Fighting Physical Type Tough 6 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation V
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Aqua Tail B2W2 90 90% 10 Water Physical
Draco Meteor BWB2W2 140 90% 5 Dragon Special
Dragon Pulse B2W2 90 100% 10 Dragon Special
Dual Chop B2W2 40 90% 15 Dragon Physical
Endeavor B2W2 100% 5 Normal Physical
Iron Tail B2W2 100 75% 15 Steel Physical
Outrage B2W2 120 100% 10 Dragon Physical
Sleep Talk B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Snore B2W2 40 100% 15 Normal Special
Superpower B2W2 120 100% 5 Fighting Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Axew BW Axew BW AxewBackBW
Shiny Axew BW Shiny Axew BW Shiny Axew BW Back
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Axew XY Axew XY AxewBackXY
AxewShinyXY AxewShinyXY AxewBackShinyXY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee! Back
Sword Shield Back


Battle Animation Sprites

Axew-AttackAnimation-1-XY Axew-AttackAnimation-2-XY

Anime

Main article: Iris' Axew
Iris Axew debut

Axew in the anime

Iris' Axew has been seen in many episodes in the Best Wishes! series. Erina has an Axew in Lost at the Stamp Rally!.

Trivia

This Pokémon was first seen in beta art leaked onto the Internet on June 27, 2010 and then later confirmed by a silhouette for the female anime character on July 1, 2010. Also it was seen in a leaked image of Bandai toys along with Pansage on July 5, 2010. The official site then accidentally leaked an image of it while promoting the Daisuki Club pre-order bonuses for Black & White on July 8, 2010 and was later revealed within the August CoroCoro issue on July 11, 2010.

Origin

Axew possesses traits of dinosaurs and dragons.

Etymology

Axew's name appears to be a combination of the words "ax" and "hew" (to chop or cut something with an ax, pick, or other tool).

Gallery

See also

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