Deoxys

Deoxys is a Psychic type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the DNA Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 386
Type Psychic
Species DNA Pokémon
Height 5′07″ (1.7 m)
Weight 134.0 lbs (60.8 kg)
Abilities 1. Pressure
Local № 202 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
211 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack, 1 Special Attack, 1 Speed
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 270
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 50
210 304
Attack 150
274 438
Defense 50
94 218
Sp. Atk 150
274 438
Sp. Def 50
94 218
Speed 150
274 438
Total 600 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.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Deoxys.

Pokédex data

National № 386
Type Psychic
Species DNA Pokémon
Height 5′07″ (1.7 m)
Weight 134.0 lbs (60.8 kg)
Abilities 1. Pressure
Local № 202 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
211 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack, 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 270
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 50
210 304
Attack 180
328 504
Defense 20
40 152
Sp. Atk 180
328 504
Sp. Def 20
40 152
Speed 150
274 438
Total 600 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.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Deoxys.

Pokédex data

National № 386
Type Psychic
Species DNA Pokémon
Height 5′07″ (1.7 m)
Weight 134.0 lbs (60.8 kg)
Abilities 1. Pressure
Local № 202 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
211 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense, 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 270
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 50
210 304
Attack 70
130 262
Defense 160
292 460
Sp. Atk 70
130 262
Sp. Def 160
292 460
Speed 90
166 306
Total 600 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.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Deoxys.

Pokédex data

National № 386
Type Psychic
Species DNA Pokémon
Height 5′07″ (1.7 m)
Weight 134.0 lbs (60.8 kg)
Abilities 1. Pressure
Local № 202 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
211 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 3 Speed
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 270
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 50
210 304
Attack 95
175 317
Defense 90
166 306
Sp. Atk 95
175 317
Sp. Def 90
166 306
Speed 180
328 504
Total 600 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.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Deoxys.

Evolution chart

Deoxys changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby The DNA of a space virus underwent a sudden mutation upon exposure to a laser beam and resulted in DEOXYS. The crystalline organ on this POKéMON’s chest appears to be its brain.
Sapphire DEOXYS emerged from a virus that came from space. It is highly intelligent and wields psychokinetic powers. This POKéMON shoots lasers from the crystalline organ on its chest.
FireRed This DEOXYS has transformed into its aggressive guise. It can fool enemies by altering its appearance.
LeafGreen When it changes form, an aurora appears. It absorbs attacks by altering its cellular structure.
Emerald A POKéMON that mutated from an extraterrestrial virus exposed to a laser beam. Its body is configured for superior agility and speed.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
An alien virus that fell to earth on a meteor underwent a DNA mutation to become this Pokémon.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
DNA from a space virus mutated and became a Pokémon. It appears where auroras are seen.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
An alien virus that fell to earth on a meteor underwent a DNA mutation to become this Pokémon.
X An alien virus that fell to earth on a meteor underwent a DNA mutation to become this Pokémon.
Y DNA from a space virus mutated and became a Pokémon. It appears where auroras are seen.
Omega Ruby The DNA of a space virus underwent a sudden mutation upon exposure to a laser beam and resulted in Deoxys. The crystalline organ on this Pokémon’s chest appears to be its brain.
Alpha Sapphire Deoxys emerged from a virus that came from space. It is highly intelligent and wields psychokinetic powers. This Pokémon shoots lasers from the crystalline organ on its chest.

Moves learned by Deoxys

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1WrapNormal 15 90
7Night ShadeGhost 100
13TeleportPsychic
19Knock OffDark 65 100
25PursuitDark 40 100
31PsychicPsychic 90 100
37SnatchDark
43Psycho ShiftPsychic 90
49Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
55Cosmic PowerPsychic
61RecoverNormal
67Psycho BoostPsychic 140 90
73Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1WrapNormal 15 90
7Night ShadeGhost 100
13TeleportPsychic
19TauntDark 100
25PursuitDark 40 100
31PsychicPsychic 90 100
37SuperpowerFighting 120 100
43Psycho ShiftPsychic 90
49Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
55Cosmic PowerPsychic
61Zap CannonElectric 120 50
67Psycho BoostPsychic 140 90
73Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1WrapNormal 15 90
7Night ShadeGhost 100
13TeleportPsychic
19Knock OffDark 65 100
25SpikesGround
31PsychicPsychic 90 100
37SnatchDark
43Psycho ShiftPsychic 90
49Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
55AmnesiaPsychic
55Iron DefenseSteel
61RecoverNormal
67Psycho BoostPsychic 140 90
73CounterFighting 100
73Mirror CoatPsychic 100
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1WrapNormal 15 90
7Night ShadeGhost 100
13Double TeamNormal
19Knock OffDark 65 100
25PursuitDark 40 100
31PsychicPsychic 90 100
37SwiftNormal 60
43Psycho ShiftPsychic 90
49Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
55AgilityPsychic
61RecoverNormal
67Psycho BoostPsychic 140 90
73Extreme SpeedNormal 80 100

Egg moves

Deoxys does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3PsyshockPsychic 80 100
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
77Psych UpNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
92Trick RoomPsychic
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Deoxys 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
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Icy WindIce 55 95 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1WrapNormal 15 90
7Night ShadeGhost 100
13TeleportPsychic
19Knock OffDark 65 100
25PursuitDark 40 100
31PsychicPsychic 90 100
37SnatchDark
43Psycho ShiftPsychic 90
49Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
55Cosmic PowerPsychic
61RecoverNormal
67Psycho BoostPsychic 140 90
73Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1WrapNormal 15 90
7Night ShadeGhost 100
13TeleportPsychic
19TauntDark 100
25PursuitDark 40 100
31PsychicPsychic 90 100
37SuperpowerFighting 120 100
43Psycho ShiftPsychic 90
49Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
55Cosmic PowerPsychic
61Zap CannonElectric 120 50
67Psycho BoostPsychic 140 90
73Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1WrapNormal 15 90
7Night ShadeGhost 100
13TeleportPsychic
19Knock OffDark 65 100
25SpikesGround
31PsychicPsychic 90 100
37SnatchDark
43Psycho ShiftPsychic 90
49Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
55AmnesiaPsychic
55Iron DefenseSteel
61RecoverNormal
67Psycho BoostPsychic 140 90
73CounterFighting 100
73Mirror CoatPsychic 100
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1WrapNormal 15 90
7Night ShadeGhost 100
13Double TeamNormal
19Knock OffDark 65 100
25PursuitDark 40 100
31PsychicPsychic 90 100
37SwiftNormal 60
43Psycho ShiftPsychic 90
49Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
55AgilityPsychic
61RecoverNormal
67Psycho BoostPsychic 140 90
73Extreme SpeedNormal 80 100

Egg moves

Deoxys does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3PsyshockPsychic 80 100
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
77Psych UpNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
92Trick RoomPsychic
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Deoxys 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
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Icy WindIce 55 95 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Deoxys sprites

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

Where to find Deoxys

Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Birth Island
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Sky Pillar
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English Deoxys
Japanese デオキシス (Deoxys)
German Deoxys
French Deoxys

Name origin

deoxyribonucleic acid
the full technical name for DNA, the core genetic material for all living things