Dugtrio used Dig by scowlingelf

Scowlingelf is a part of Game-Art-HQ’s community since around three years now and contributed a handful of illustrations for the big Link’s Blacklist project but also participated in other art collaborations and drew Jade from Beyond Good and Evil among other game characters.

Scowlingelf was also one of the first that joined our Pokemon Tribute and claimed Eevee, Dugtrio and drew finally the cutest take on Rapidash I have ever seen. Have a look at Scowlingelf’s whole gallery here!


“The attacker digs underground in the first turn, then pops up in the next turn to attack.”

The Dig move is an attack used primarily by Ground and Rock Pokemon who dig into the Earth for the first turn and then rise up to attack the opponent. Throughout each generation, it has always been acquired as TM28.

Though effective in avoiding attacks; Dig does not always make the user invulnerable. Ground-Type moves like Earthquake, Magnitude and Fissure can still damage the Pokemon using Dig. And since it is a Ground-Type move; Flying-Type Pokemon are not affected by Dig.



Dugtrio used Bulldoze by Ra-ooo

Ra-ooo joined Game-Art-HQ in 2013 and became a contributor when he submitted an impressive and quite sad illustration of the Flute Boy from Zelda AlttP for the Link’s Friendlist Project in early 2014. He contributed multiple artworks to Link’s Blacklist and also a super unusual game (Super Bust A Move 3) for our Nintendo 64 Anniversary Tribute. His take on Exeggutor using the Barrage move was his first submission, followed by Dugtrio using Bulldoze. This was one of the last Gen I submissions for this project.

Have a look at his whole gallery here!


“The user stomps down on the ground and attacks everything in the area. Hit Pokémon’s Speed stat is reduced”

Bulldoze was introduced in the Generation V Pokemon games and is a damage-dealing Ground-type move. Beside attacking the opponent, it is also slowing down the opponents by one stage. If the Grassy Terrain move is in effect, it does only half the damage as usual though.




“A team of Diglett triplets. It triggers huge earthquakes by burrowing 60 miles underground”

I think the Dugtrio is alongside Ditto one of the weirdest Pokemon of Gen I and maybe in the whole Pokedex. This trio of Diglett’s is classified as a Ground-type Pokemon and according to official sources, they share one body actually…

Somehow I want to play a game of Whack-A-Mole now. 


Pokemon Gen I Art Collaboration Logo by SuperEdco

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