Blacephalon

Blacephalon is a Fire/Ghost type Pokémon introduced in Generation 7. It is known as the Fireworks Pokémon.

Blacephalon is an Ultra Beast introduced in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, also known by the code name UB Burst.

Blacephalon tricks targets into letting their guard down as it draws near with its funny gait. Its head is made up of collection of curious sparks, and it appears to have the wondrous ability to freely remove its own head and make it explode.

Pokédex data

National № 806
Type Fire Ghost
Species Fireworks Pokémon
Height 1.8 m (5′11″)
Weight 13.0 kg (28.7 lbs)
Abilities 1. Beast Boost
Local № 392 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 30 (3.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 257
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 53
216 310
Attack 127
233 388
Defense 53
99 225
Sp. Atk 151
276 441
Sp. Def 79
146 282
Speed 107
197 344
Total 570 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 Blacephalon.

Evolution chart

Pokédex entries

Ultra Sun It slithers toward people. Then, without warning, it triggers the explosion of its own head. It’s apparently one kind of Ultra Beast.
Ultra Moon A UB that appeared from an Ultra Wormhole, it causes explosions, then takes advantage of opponents’ surprise to rob them of their vitality.

Moves learned by Blacephalon

Moves learnt by level up

Blacephalon learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85
5Light ScreenPsychicStatus
10EmberFireSpecial 40 100
15Night ShadeGhostSpecial 100
20Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
25Magic CoatPsychicStatus
30IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100
35HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
40Mystical FireFireSpecial 75 100
45Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
50Calm MindPsychicStatus
55Will-O-WispFireStatus 85
60TrickPsychicStatus 100
65Fire BlastFireSpecial 110 85
70Mind BlownFireSpecial 150 100

Egg moves

Blacephalon does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Move Tutor moves

Blacephalon can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Expanding ForcePsychicSpecial 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Blacephalon is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Blacephalon is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1EmberFireSpecial 40 100
7Magic CoatPsychicStatus
13Stored PowerPsychicSpecial 20 100
17Flame BurstFireSpecial 70 100
23Night ShadeGhostSpecial 100
29Light ScreenPsychicStatus
31Calm MindPsychicStatus
37Fire BlastFireSpecial 110 85
41Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
47TrickPsychicStatus 100
59Mind BlownFireSpecial 150 100

Egg moves

Blacephalon does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormalStatus
Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
Pain SplitNormalStatus
RecycleNormalStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
TrickPsychicStatus 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Blacephalon sprites

Type Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Blacephalon  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Blacephalon Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Blacephalon

Ultra Sun Poni Grove
Ultra Moon Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Blacephalon
Japanese ズガドーン (Zugadoon)
German Kopplosio
French Pierroteknik

Name origin

blast
an explosion
cephalo-
of or relating to the head