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 2′00″ (0.6 m)
Weight 43.0 lbs (19.5 kg)
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 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 67
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 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)

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.
1CamouflageNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
4GrowlNormal 100
7Sand AttackGround 100
10Double KickFighting 30 100
13Leech SeedGrass 90
16Feint AttackDark 60
20Take DownNormal 90 85
24Jump KickFighting 100 95
28AromatherapyGrass
32Energy BallGrass 90 100
36CharmFairy 100
41Nature PowerNormal
46Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
51Solar BeamGrass 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.
AgilityPsychic
Baton PassNormal
Fake TearsDark 100
Grass WhistleGrass 55
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
Natural GiftNormal 100
Odor SleuthNormal
Sleep TalkNormal
SynthesisGrass
Worry SeedGrass 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.
BounceFlying 85 85
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Last ResortNormal 140 100
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SynthesisGrass
Worry SeedGrass 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

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
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 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.
1CamouflageNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
4GrowlNormal 100
7Sand AttackGround 100
10Double KickFighting 30 100
13Leech SeedGrass 90
16Feint AttackDark 60
20Take DownNormal 90 85
24Jump KickFighting 100 95
28AromatherapyGrass
32Energy BallGrass 90 100
36CharmFairy 100
41Nature PowerNormal
46Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
51Solar BeamGrass 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.
AgilityPsychic
Baton PassNormal
Fake TearsDark 100
Grass WhistleGrass 55
Natural GiftNormal 100
Odor SleuthNormal
Sleep TalkNormal
SynthesisGrass
Worry SeedGrass 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

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
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Deerling sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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

Other languages

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

Name origin

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