Dottler

Dottler is a Bug/Psychic type Pokémon introduced in Generation 8. It is known as the Radome Pokémon.

Dottler artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 825
Type Bug Psychic
Species Radome Pokémon
Height 0.4 m (1′04″)
Weight 19.5 kg (43.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Swarm
2. Compound Eyes
Telepathy (hidden ability)
Local № 011 (Sword/Shield)
015 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Defense
Catch rate
Base Friendship
Base Exp.
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 50
210 304
Attack 35
67 185
Defense 80
148 284
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 90
166 306
Speed 30
58 174
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.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Dottler.

Evolution chart

(Level 10) (Level 30)

Pokédex entries

Sword It barely moves, but it’s still alive. Hiding in its shell without food or water seems to have awakened its psychic powers.
Shield As it grows inside its shell, it uses its psychic abilities to monitor the outside world and prepare for evolution.

Moves learned by Dottler

Moves learnt by level up

Dottler learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
1Light ScreenPsychic
1ReflectPsychic
1Struggle BugBug 50 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Dottler learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sword & Shield (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
ConfusionPsychic 50 100
Light ScreenPsychic
ReflectPsychic

Egg moves

Dottler learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Dottler egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
InfestationBug 20 100
RecoverNormal
Sticky WebBug
SupersonicNormal 55

Move Tutor moves

Dottler can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Expanding ForcePsychic 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Dottler is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Dottler is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Dottler sprites

Type Generation 8
Normal Dottler  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny

Where to find Dottler

Answers to Dottler questions