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 4′11″ (1.5 m)
Weight 133.2 lbs (60.4 kg)
Abilities Suction Cups
Storm Drain (hidden ability)
Local № 134 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
139 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
232 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 173
Growth Rate Erratic

Breeding

Egg Groups Water 3
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 30 (base 7,680 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

(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.

Moves learned by Cradily

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.
1AcidPoison 40 100
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1ConstrictNormal 10 100
1IngrainGrass
1Wring OutNormal 100
5AcidPoison 40 100
9IngrainGrass
13Confuse RayGhost 100
17Ancient PowerRock 60 100
21BrineWater 65 100
26Giga DrainGrass 75 100
31Gastro AcidPoison 100
36AmnesiaPsychic
44Energy BallGrass 90 100
52Spit UpNormal 100
52StockpileNormal
52SwallowNormal
61Wring OutNormal 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.
BarrierPsychic
CurseGhost
EndureNormal
Mega DrainGrass 40 100
Mirror CoatPsychic 100
RecoverNormal
Stealth RockRock
TickleNormal 100
Wring OutNormal 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.
BindNormal 15 85
BlockNormal
Earth PowerGround 90 100
Gastro AcidPoison 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Pain SplitNormal
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stealth RockRock
SynthesisGrass
Worry SeedGrass 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
69Rock PolishRock
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
83InfestationBug 20 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

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 SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Psych UpNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AcidPoison 40 100
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1ConstrictNormal 10 100
1IngrainGrass
1Wring OutNormal 100
5AcidPoison 40 100
9IngrainGrass
13Confuse RayGhost 100
17Ancient PowerRock 60 100
21BrineWater 65 100
26Giga DrainGrass 75 100
31Gastro AcidPoison 100
36AmnesiaPsychic
44Energy BallGrass 90 100
52Spit UpNormal 100
52StockpileNormal
52SwallowNormal
61Wring OutNormal 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BarrierPsychic
CurseGhost
EndureNormal
Mega DrainGrass 40 100
Mirror CoatPsychic 100
RecoverNormal
Stealth RockRock
TickleNormal 100
Wring OutNormal 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
69Rock PolishRock
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
83InfestationBug 20 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

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 Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Psych UpNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Cradily sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Cradily  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Cradily  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Cradily  sprite from Black & White Cradily  sprite from X & Y
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

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

Other languages

English 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