Cradily

Cradily is a Rock/Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Barnacle Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 346
Type Rock Grass
Species Barnacle Pokémon
Height 1.5 m (4′11″)
Weight 60.4 kg (133.2 lbs)
Abilities 1. Suction Cups
Storm Drain (hidden ability)
Local № 134 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
139 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
232 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
184 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 173
Growth Rate Erratic

Breeding

Egg Groups Water 3
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 30 (7,454–7,710 steps)

Base stats

HP 86
282 376
Attack 81
150 287
Defense 97
179 322
Sp. Atk 81
150 287
Sp. Def 107
197 344
Speed 43
81 203
Total 495 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.

Evolution chart

#345
Lileep
Rock · Grass
(Level 40)

Cradily changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby CRADILY roams around the ocean floor in search of food. This POKéMON freely extends its tree trunk-like neck and captures unwary prey using its eight tentacles.
Sapphire CRADILY’s body serves as an anchor, preventing it from being washed away in rough seas. This POKéMON secretes a strong digestive fluid from its tentacles.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It ensnares prey with its eight tentacles. It then melts the prey with a strong acid before feeding.
Emerald It drags its heavy body along the seafloor. It makes its nest in the shallows of warm seas. CRADILY can be seen on beaches when the tide goes out.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It lives in the shallows of warm seas. When the tide goes out, it digs up prey from beaches.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It lives in warm seas. Its heavy body weighs it down so it won’t get washed away in rough weather.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It lives in the shallows of warm seas. When the tide goes out, it digs up prey from beaches.
X It lives in the shallows of warm seas. When the tide goes out, it digs up prey from beaches.
Y It ensnares prey with its eight tentacles. It then melts the prey with a strong acid before feeding.
Omega Ruby Cradily roams around the ocean floor in search of food. This Pokémon freely extends its tree trunk-like neck and captures unwary prey using its eight tentacles.
Alpha Sapphire Cradily’s body serves as an anchor, preventing it from being washed away in rough seas. This Pokémon secretes a strong digestive fluid from its tentacles.
Ultra Sun Normally, it lived on shallow sea shoals. When the tide went out, this Pokémon came up on land to search for prey.
Ultra Moon This carnivorous Pokémon lived in primordial seas. It catches prey in its eight tentacles and dissolves them with digestive fluid as it eats.
Sword It has short legs and can’t walk very fast, but its neck and tentacles can extend to over three times their usual length to nab distant prey.
Shield Once Cradily catches prey in its tentacles, it digests them whole and absorbs their nutrients.

Moves learned by Cradily

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AcidPoisonSpecial 40 100
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
1Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
1WrapNormalPhysical 15 90
12IngrainGrassStatus
16Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
20Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100
24BrineWaterSpecial 65 100
28AmnesiaPsychicStatus
32Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
36Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
43Spit UpNormalSpecial 100
43StockpileNormalStatus
43SwallowNormalStatus
48Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Meteor BeamRockSpecial 120 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AcidPoisonSpecial 40 100
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1ConstrictNormalPhysical 10 100
1IngrainGrassStatus
1Wring OutNormalSpecial 100
5AcidPoisonSpecial 40 100
9IngrainGrassStatus
13Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
17Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
21BrineWaterSpecial 65 100
26Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
31Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
36AmnesiaPsychicStatus
44Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
52Spit UpNormalSpecial 100
52StockpileNormalStatus
52SwallowNormalStatus
61Wring OutNormalSpecial 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BarrierPsychicStatus
CurseGhostStatus
EndureNormalStatus
Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100
Mirror CoatPsychicSpecial 100
RecoverNormalStatus
Stealth RockRockStatus
TickleNormalStatus 100
Wring OutNormalSpecial 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BindNormalPhysical 15 85
BlockNormalStatus
Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Pain SplitNormalStatus
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stealth RockRockStatus
SynthesisGrassStatus
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Cradily 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
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Psych UpNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Bullet SeedGrassPhysical 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBugStatus 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Cradily sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Cradily  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Cradily  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Cradily  sprite from Black & White Cradily  sprite from X & Y Cradily  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Cradily  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Cradily Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Cradily Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Cradily Shiny sprite from Black & White Cradily Shiny sprite from X & Y Cradily Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Cradily

Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Lileep
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Lileep
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Lileep
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Evolve Lileep
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Lileep
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Lileep
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Evolve Lileep

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Cradily
Japanese ユレイドル (Yuradle)
German Wielie
French Vacilys

Name origin

cradle
to hold gently or protectively
lily
a type of plant