Dragonite

Dragonite is a Dragon/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Dragon Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 149
Type Dragon Flying
Species Dragon Pokémon
Height 7′03″ (2.2 m)
Weight 463.0 lbs (210.0 kg)
Abilities Inner Focus
Multiscale (hidden ability)
Local № 149 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
243 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
149 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
248 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
147 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
283 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
381 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 35 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 270
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Dragon, Water 1
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 40 (base 10,240 steps)

Base stats

HP 91
292 386
Attack 134
245 403
Defense 95
175 317
Sp. Atk 100
184 328
Sp. Def 100
184 328
Speed 80
148 284
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 Dragonite.

Evolution chart

(Level 30) (Level 55)

Dragonite changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
An extremely rarely seen marine POKéMON. Its intelligence is said to match that of humans.
Yellow It is said that this POKéMON lives somewhere in the sea and that it flies. However, it is only a rumor.
Gold It is said that this POKéMON constantly flies over the immense seas and rescues drowning people.
Silver This marine POKéMON has an impressive build that lets it freely fly over raging seas without trouble.
Crystal It is said that somewhere in the ocean lies an island where these gather. Only they live there.
Ruby
Sapphire
DRAGONITE is capable of circling the globe in just sixteen hours. It is a kindhearted POKéMON that leads lost and foundering ships in a storm to the safety of land.
FireRed It can fly in spite of its big and bulky physique. It circles the globe in just 16 hours.
LeafGreen Only a very few people ever see this POKéMON. Its intelligence is said to match that of humans.
Emerald It can circle the globe in just 16 hours. It is a kindhearted POKéMON that leads lost and foundering ships in a storm to the safety of land.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It is said to make its home somewhere in the sea. It guides crews of shipwrecks to shore.
HeartGold It is said that this Pokémon constantly flies over the immense seas and rescues drowning people.
SoulSilver This marine Pokémon has an impressive build that lets it freely fly over raging seas without trouble.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It is said to make its home somewhere in the sea. It guides crews of shipwrecks to shore.
X It can fly in spite of its big and bulky physique. It circles the globe in just 16 hours.
Y It is said to make its home somewhere in the sea. It guides crews of shipwrecks to shore.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Dragonite is capable of circling the globe in just 16 hours. It is a kindhearted Pokémon that leads lost and foundering ships in a storm to the safety of land.
Sun This Pokémon saved a shipwrecked man, taking him to a remote island—a paradise occupied solely by Dragonite.
Moon Incur the wrath of this normally calm Pokémon at your peril, because it will smash everything to smithereens before it’s satisfied.
Ultra Sun It flies over raging seas as if they were nothing. Observing this, a ship’s captain dubbed this Pokémon “the sea incarnate.”
Ultra Moon You’ll often hear tales of this kindhearted Pokémon rescuing people or Pokémon that are drowning.

Moves learned by Dragonite

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Fire PunchFire 75 100
1HurricaneFlying 110 70
1LeerNormal 100
1RoostFlying
1Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
1Thunder WaveElectric 90
1TwisterDragon 40 100
1Wing AttackFlying 60 100
1WrapNormal 15 90
5Thunder WaveElectric 90
11TwisterDragon 40 100
15Dragon RageDragon 100
21SlamNormal 80 75
25AgilityPsychic
33Dragon TailDragon 60 90
39Aqua TailWater 90 90
47Dragon RushDragon 100 75
53SafeguardNormal
61Dragon DanceDragon
67OutrageDragon 120 100
75Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
81HurricaneFlying 110 70

Moves learnt on evolution

Dragonite learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Wing AttackFlying 60 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua JetWater 40 100
Dragon BreathDragon 60 100
Dragon DanceDragon
Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
Dragon RushDragon 100 75
Extreme SpeedNormal 80 100
HazeIce
Iron TailSteel 100 75
MistIce
SupersonicNormal 55
Water PulseWater 60 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19RoostFlying
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
51Steel WingSteel 70 90
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
58Sky DropFlying 60 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
76FlyFlying 90 95
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Dragonite 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
Bubble BeamWater 65 100 Generation 1 — TM
Horn DrillNormal Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Razor WindNormal 80 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
Water GunWater 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectric 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 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
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Fire PunchFire 75 100
1HurricaneFlying 110 70
1LeerNormal 100
1RoostFlying
1Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
1Thunder WaveElectric 90
1TwisterDragon 40 100
1Wing AttackFlying 60 100
1WrapNormal 15 90
5Thunder WaveElectric 90
11TwisterDragon 40 100
15Dragon RageDragon 100
21SlamNormal 80 75
25AgilityPsychic
33Dragon TailDragon 60 90
39Aqua TailWater 90 90
47Dragon RushDragon 100 75
53SafeguardNormal
61Dragon DanceDragon
67OutrageDragon 120 100
75Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
81HurricaneFlying 110 70

Moves learnt on evolution

Dragonite learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Wing AttackFlying 60 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua JetWater 40 100
Dragon BreathDragon 60 100
Dragon DanceDragon
Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
Dragon RushDragon 100 75
Extreme SpeedNormal 80 100
HazeIce
Iron TailSteel 100 75
MistIce
SupersonicNormal 55
Water PulseWater 60 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Draco MeteorDragon 130 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19RoostFlying
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
51Steel WingSteel 70 90
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
58Sky DropFlying 60 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
76FlyFlying 90 95
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Dragonite 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
Bubble BeamWater 65 100 Generation 1 — TM
Horn DrillNormal Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Razor WindNormal 80 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
Water GunWater 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectric 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 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
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Dragonite sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Dragonite  sprite from Red & Blue Dragonite  sprite from Silver Dragonite  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Dragonite  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Dragonite  sprite from Black & White Dragonite  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Dragonite Shiny sprite from Silver Dragonite Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Dragonite Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Dragonite Shiny sprite from Black & White Dragonite Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Dragonite

Red
Blue
Yellow
Evolve Dratini/Dragonair
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Evolve Dratini/Dragonair
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Evolve Dratini/Dragonair
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Dratini/Dragonair
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Dragonspiral Tower
X
Y
Evolve Dratini/Dragonair
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Poni Gauntlet

Other languages

English Dragonite
Japanese カイリュー (Kairyu)
German Dragoran
French Dracolosse

Name origin

dragon
mythical fire-breathing creature
knight
noble cavalier