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Polthegeist

Polteageist (eng)
Regional: #238 National: # 855

Type

Catch rate

60

Given EVs

2 Atk Special

Hatching

not

Talents

Weak Armor

A physical blow lowers Defence, raises Speed.
The Pokémon's Defense stat is lowered when it takes damage from physical moves, but its Speed stat is sharply boosted.

Cursed Body (Hidden)

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

capture locations

developments

Polthegeist does not evolve and is not the evolution of any pokemon.

Attacks learned by levelling up

GradeLast NameTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPPEffects
EvolutionTeatime Normal Status010110The user has teatime with all the Pokémon currently in the battle. Each Pokémon eats its held Berry.
Lv. 1Mega Drain Plant Special4010015A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by up to half the damage taken by the target.
Lv. 1Withdraw Water Status010140The user withdraws its body into its hard shell, boosting its Defense stat.
Lv. 1Astonish Spectre Physics3010015The user attacks the target by crying out in a startling fashion. This may also make the target flinch.
Lv. 1Aromatic Mist Fairy Status010120The user boosts the Sp. Def stat of an ally Pokémon by using a mysterious aroma.
Lv. 1Strength Sap Plant Status010010The user restores its own HP by the same amount as the target's Attack stat. It then lowers the target's Attack stat.
Lev. 18Protect Normal Status010110This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Lev. 24Sucker Punch Darkness Physics701005This move enables the user to attack first. This move fails if the target is not readying an attack.
Lev. 30Sweet Scent Normal Status010020The user releases a scent that harshly lowers opposing Pokémon's evasiveness.
Lev. 36Giga Drain Plant Special7510010A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by up to half the damage taken by the target.
Lev. 42Nasty Plot Darkness Status010120The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. This sharply boosts the user's Sp. Atk stat.
Lev. 48Shadow Ball Spectre Special8010015The user attacks by hurling a shadowy blob at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
Lev. 54Memento Darkness Status010010The user faints. In return, the target's Attack and Sp. Atk stats are harshly lowered.
Lev. 60Shell Smash Normal Status010115The user breaks its shell, which lowers its Defense and Sp. Def stats but sharply boosts its Attack, Sp. Atk, and Speed stats.
Lev. 66Curse Spectre Status010110A move that has different effects depending on whether the user is a Ghost type or not.

Attacks learned by CT

CTLast NameTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPPEffects
16Psybeam Psy Special6510020The target is attacked with a peculiar ray. This may also confuse the target.
163Hyper Beam Normal Special150905The target is attacked with a powerful beam. The user can't move on the next turn.
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.
75Light Screen Psy Status010130A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from special moves for five turns.
74Reflect Psy Status010120A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from physical moves for five turns.
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.
7Protect Normal Status010110This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
111Giga Drain Plant Special7510010A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by up to half the damage taken by the target.
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.
132Baton Pass Normal Status010140The user switches places with a party Pokémon in waiting and passes along any stat changes.
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.
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.
33Magical Leaf Plant Special6010120The user scatters curious leaves that chase the target. This attack never misses.
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.
152Giga Impact Normal Physics150905The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user can't move on the next turn.
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.
54Psyshock Psy Special8010010The user materializes an odd psychic wave to attack the target. This move deals physical damage.
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.
41Stored Power Psy Special2010010The user attacks the target with stored power. The more the user's stats are boosted, the greater the move's power.
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.
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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