Joltik

Joltik is a Bug/Electric type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Attaching Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Black Joltik that live in cities have learned a technique for sucking electricity from the outlets in houses.
White They attach themselves to large-bodied Pokémon and absorb static electricity, which they store in an electric pouch.
Black 2
White 2
Since it can’t generate its own electricity, it sticks onto large-bodied Pokémon and absorbs static electricity.
X
Omega Ruby
Since it can’t generate its own electricity, it sticks onto large-bodied Pokémon and absorbs static electricity.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
They attach themselves to large-bodied Pokémon and absorb static electricity, which they store in an electric pouch.

Evolution chart

Joltik
#595
Joltik
Bug · Electric

(Level 36)
Galvantula
#596
Galvantula
Bug · Electric

Name origin

jolt
a sudden movement or burst of electricity
tick
a mite-like parasite

Moves learned by Joltik

Joltik sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Joltik  sprite from Black & White Joltik  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Joltik Shiny sprite from Black & White Joltik Shiny sprite from X & Y

See all Joltik sprites

Where to find Joltik

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Chargestone Cave
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 116
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game