Ambipom

Ambipom is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Long Tail Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 424
Type Normal
Species Long Tail Pokémon
Height 3′11″ (1.2 m)
Weight 44.8 lbs (20.3 kg)
Abilities 1. Technician
2. Pickup
Skill Link (hidden ability)
Local № 064 (Diamond/Pearl)
064 (Platinum)
124 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
369 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 100 (higher than normal)
Base Exp. 169
Growth Rate Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 75
260 354
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 66
123 254
Sp. Atk 60
112 240
Sp. Def 66
123 254
Speed 115
211 361
Total 482 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Ambipom.

Evolution chart

(after Double Hit learned)

Ambipom changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond To eat, it deftly shucks nuts with its two tails. It rarely uses its arms now.
Pearl They work in large colonies and make rings by linking their tails, apparently in friendship.
Platinum Split into two, the tails are so adept at handling and doing things, AMBIPOM rarely uses its hands.
HeartGold They live on large trees. They are said to communicate by connecting their tails to those of others.
SoulSilver It is very difficult to dodge the consecutive strikes of its two tails.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Split into two, the tails are so adept at handling and doing things, Ambipom rarely uses its hands.
X
Omega Ruby
They work in large colonies and make rings by linking their tails, apparently in friendship.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
To eat, it deftly shucks nuts with its two tails. It rarely uses its arms now.
Ultra Sun In their search for comfortable trees, they get into territorial disputes with groups of Passimian. They win about half the time.
Ultra Moon It uses its tails for everything. If it wraps both of its tails around you and gives you a squeeze, that’s proof it really likes you.

Moves learned by Ambipom

Moves learnt by level up

Ambipom learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1Dual ChopDragon 40 90
1Sand AttackGround 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
4Sand AttackGround 100
8AstonishGhost 30 100
11Baton PassNormal
15TickleNormal 100
18Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
22SwiftNormal 60
25ScreechNormal 85
29AgilityPsychic
32Double HitNormal 35 90
36FlingDark 100
39Nasty PlotDark
43Last ResortNormal 140 100

Egg moves

Ambipom learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Ambipom egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychic
Beat UpDark 100
BounceFlying 85 85
CounterFighting 100
CovetNormal 60 100
Double SlapNormal 15 85
Fake OutNormal 40 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Quick GuardFighting
RevengeFighting 60 100
ScreechNormal 85
SlamNormal 80 75
SpiteGhost 100
SwitcherooDark 100
Tail SlapNormal 25 85

Move Tutor moves

Ambipom can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Moves learnt by TM

Ambipom is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
56FlingDark 100
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Ambipom can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Ambipom does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Ambipom does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Ambipom sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Ambipom  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Ambipom  sprite from Black & White Ambipom  sprite from X & Y Ambipom  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Ambipom Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Ambipom Shiny sprite from Black & White Ambipom Shiny sprite from X & Y Ambipom Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Ambipom

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Aipom
Black
White
Trade/migrate from another game
Black 2
White 2
Accumula Town
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Aipom
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Poni Plains
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Ambipom
Japanese エテボース (Eteboth)
German Ambidiffel
French Capidextre

Name origin

ambi-
prefix meaning ‘both’
palm
referring to hand
pom-pom
cheerleading decoration