Cresselia

Cresselia is a Psychic type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Lunar Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Diamond
Pearl
Shiny particles are released from its wings like a veil. It is said to represent the crescent moon.
Platinum On nights around the quarter moon, the aurora from its tail extends and undulates beautifully.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Those who sleep holding CRESSELIA’s feather are assured of joyful dreams. It is said to represent the crescent moon.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
On nights around the quarter moon, the aurora from its tail extends and undulates beautifully.
X
Omega Ruby
Shiny particles are released from its wings like a veil. It is said to represent the crescent moon.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Those who sleep holding Cresselia’s feather are assured of joyful dreams. It is said to represent the crescent moon.

Evolution chart

  • Cresselia does not evolve.

Name origin

crescent
a phase of the moon
Selene
Greek goddess of the moon

Moves learned by Cresselia

Cresselia sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Cresselia  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Cresselia  sprite from Black & White Cresselia  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Cresselia Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Cresselia Shiny sprite from Black & White Cresselia Shiny sprite from X & Y

See all Cresselia sprites

Where to find Cresselia

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
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Black 2
White 2
Marvelous Bridge
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game