Deerling

Deerling is a Normal/Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Season Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 585
Type Normal Grass
Species Season Pokémon
Height 0.6 m (2′00″)
Weight 19.5 kg (43.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Chlorophyll
2. Sap Sipper
Serene Grace (hidden ability)
Local № 091 (Black/White)
159 (Black 2/White 2)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 67
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 60
112 240
Defense 50
94 218
Sp. Atk 40
76 196
Sp. Def 50
94 218
Speed 75
139 273
Total 335 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 34)

Deerling changes

Pokédex entries

Black The color and scent of their fur changes to match the mountain grass. When they sense hostility, they hide in the grass.
White The turning of the seasons changes the color and scent of this Pokémon’s fur. People use it to mark the seasons.
Black 2
White 2
Their coloring changes according to the seasons and can be slightly affected by the temperature and humidity as well.
X
Omega Ruby
Their coloring changes according to the seasons and can be slightly affected by the temperature and humidity as well.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
The turning of the seasons changes the color and scent of this Pokémon’s fur. People use it to mark the seasons.

Moves learned by Deerling

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CamouflageNormalStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
4GrowlNormalStatus 100
7Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
10Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
13Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
16Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
20Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
24Jump KickFightingPhysical 100 95
28AromatherapyGrassStatus
32Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
36CharmFairyStatus 100
41Nature PowerNormalStatus
46Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
51Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychicStatus
Baton PassNormalStatus
Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
Grass WhistleGrassStatus 55
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
Odor SleuthNormalStatus
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SynthesisGrassStatus
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SynthesisGrassStatus
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Deerling 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
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CamouflageNormalStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
4GrowlNormalStatus 100
7Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
10Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
13Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
16Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
20Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
24Jump KickFightingPhysical 100 95
28AromatherapyGrassStatus
32Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
36CharmFairyStatus 100
41Nature PowerNormalStatus
46Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
51Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychicStatus
Baton PassNormalStatus
Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
Grass WhistleGrassStatus 55
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
Odor SleuthNormalStatus
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SynthesisGrassStatus
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Deerling 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
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Deerling sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Deerling  sprite from Black & White Deerling  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Deerling Shiny sprite from Black & White Deerling Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Deerling

Black
White
Route 6, 7, Dragonspiral Tower
Black 2
White 2
Route 6, 7
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 117
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Deerling
Japanese シキジカ (Shikijika)
German Sesokitz
French Vivaldaim

Name origin

deer
a species of mammal with antlers
-ling
suffix meaning ‘small’