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Polichombr

Shuppet (eng)
Regional: #298 National: # 353

Type

Catch rate

225

Given EVs

1 Atk

Hatching

not

Talents

Insomnia

Prevents the Pokémon from falling asleep.
The Pokémon's insomnia prevents it from falling asleep.

Frisk

Allows to know the object held by the enemy.
When it enters a battle, the Pokémon can check an opposing Pokémon's held item.

Cursed Body (Hidden)

Can prevent the enemy from reusing an attack.
May disable a move that has dealt damage to the Pokémon.

capture locations

Encounter Rate: 60%
Minimum Level: 16
Maximum Level: 35
Biome: Town (70%)
Area: South Province (Area Three, East Province (Area Three), East Province (Area One), East Province (Area Two)
Location: None
Time: Night
Version: Scarlet, Violet
Item: None

developments

Condition: LEVELUP - Level: 37

Attacks learned by levelling up

GradeLast NameTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPPEffects
Lv. 1Astonish Spectre Physics3010015The user attacks the target by crying out in a startling fashion. This may also make the target flinch.
Lv. 4Screech Normal Status08540An earsplitting screech harshly lowers the target's Defense stat.
Lev. 7Night Shade Spectre Special110015The user makes the target see a frightening mirage. It inflicts damage equal to the user's level.
Lv. 10, Will-O-WispSpite Spectre Status010010The user unleashes its grudge on the move last used by the target by cutting 4 PP from it.
Lev. 16Will-O-Wisp Fire Status08515The user shoots a sinister flame at the target to inflict a burn.
Lev. 19Shadow Sneak Spectre Physics4010030The user extends its shadow and attacks the target from behind. This move always goes first.
Lev. 22Hex Spectre Special6510010This relentless attack does massive damage to a target affected by status conditions.
Lev. 26Curse Spectre Status010110A move that has different effects depending on whether the user is a Ghost type or not.
Lev. 30Shadow Ball Spectre Special8010015The user attacks by hurling a shadowy blob at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
Lev. 34Role Play Psy Status010110The user mimics the target completely, copying the target's Ability.
Lev. 38Sucker Punch Darkness Physics701005This move enables the user to attack first. This move fails if the target is not readying an attack.
Lev. 42Trick Psy Status010010The user catches the target off guard and swaps the target's held item with its own.
Lev. 48Phantom Force Spectre Physics9010010The user vanishes somewhere, then strikes the target on the next turn. This move hits even if the target protects itself.

Attacks learned by CT

CTLast NameTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPPEffects
16Psybeam Psy Special6510020The target is attacked with a peculiar ray. This may also confuse the target.
126Thunderbolt Elektrik Special9010015The user attacks the target with a strong electric blast. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
82Thunder Wave Elektrik Status09020The user launches a weak jolt of electricity that paralyzes the target.
166Thunder Elektrik Special1107010A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the target to inflict damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
120Psychic Psy Special9010010The target is hit with a strong telekinetic force to inflict damage. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
42Night Shade Spectre Special110015The user makes the target see a frightening mirage. It inflicts damage equal to the user's level.
17Confused Ray Spectre Status010010The target is exposed to a sinister ray that causes confusion.
80Metronome Normal Status010110The user waggles a finger and stimulates its brain into randomly using nearly any move.
85Rest Psy Status01015The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user's HP and cures any status conditions.
103Substitute Normal Status010110The user creates a substitute for itself using some of its own HP. The substitute serves as the user's decoy.
18Thief Darkness Physics6010025The user attacks and steals the target's held item simultaneously. The user can't steal anything if it already holds an item.
7Protect Normal Status010110This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
6Scary Face Normal Status010010The user frightens the target with a scary face to harshly lower its Speed stat.
34Icy Wind Ice Special559515The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. This also lowers opposing Pokémon's Speed stats.
47Endure Normal Status010110The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. This move's chance of failing rises if used in succession.
70Sleep Talk Normal Status010110The user randomly uses one of the moves it knows. This move can only be used while the user is asleep.
122Still Normal Status01005The user compels the target to keep using the move it encored for three turns.
50Rain Dance Water Status01015The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type attacks. The rain also lowers the power of Fire-type attacks.
49Sunny Day Fire Status01015The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type attacks. The sunlight also lowers the power of Water-type attacks.
114Shadow Ball Spectre Special8010015The user attacks by hurling a shadowy blob at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
107Will-O-Wisp Fire Status08515The user shoots a sinister flame at the target to inflict a burn.
25Facade Normal Physics7010020This move's power is doubled if the user is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
87Taunt Darkness Status010020The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.
130Helping Hand Normal Status010120The user assists an ally by boosting the power of that ally's attack.
109Trick Psy Status010010The user catches the target off guard and swaps the target's held item with its own.
98Skill Swap Psy Status010110The user employs its psychic power to exchange Abilities with the target.
92Imprisonment Psy Status010110If opposing Pokémon know any move also known by the user, they are prevented from using it.
129Calm Mind Psy Status010120The user quietly focuses its mind and calms its spirit to boost its Sp. Atk and Sp. Def stats.
94Dark Pulse Darkness Special8010015The user releases a horrible aura imbued with ill intent. This may also make the target flinch.
140Nasty Plot Darkness Status010120The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. This sharply boosts the user's Sp. Atk stat.
161Trick Room Psy Status01015The user creates a bizarre area in which slower Pokémon get to move first for five turns.
102Gunk Shot Poison Physics120805The user shoots filthy garbage at the target to attack. This may also poison the target.
23Charge Beam Elektrik Special509010The user attacks the target with an electric charge. The residual electricity may also boost the user's Sp. Atk stat.
62Foul Play Darkness Physics9510015The user turns the target's strength against it. The higher the target's Attack stat, the greater the damage this move inflicts.
29Hex Spectre Special6510010This relentless attack does massive damage to a target affected by status conditions.
151Phantom Force Spectre Physics9010010The user vanishes somewhere, then strikes the target on the next turn. This move hits even if the target protects itself.
79Dazzling Gleam Fairy Special8010010The user damages opposing Pokémon by emitting a powerful flash.
171Tera Blast Normal Unknown8010010If the user has Terastallized, it unleashes energy of its Tera Type. This move inflicts damage using the Attack or Sp. Atk stat-whichever is higher for the user.
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