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 2.2 m (7′03″)
Weight 210.0 kg (463.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. 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)
149 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
349 (Scarlet/Violet)
196 (The Crown Tundra)

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 (10,024–10,280 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.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
It is said that this Pokémon lives somewhere in the sea and that it flies. However, these are only rumors.
Sword It’s a kindhearted Pokémon. If it spots a drowning person or Pokémon, Dragonite simply must help them.
Shield This Pokémon is known as the Sea Incarnate. Figureheads that resemble Dragonite decorate the bows of many ships.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
It is said to make its home somewhere in the sea. It guides wrecked ships to shore.
Scarlet It is said that somewhere in the ocean lies an island where these gather. Only they live there.
Violet It can fly in spite of its big and bulky physique. It circles the globe in just 16 hours.

Moves learned by Dragonite

Moves learnt by level up

Dragonite learns the following moves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Extreme SpeedNormalPhysical 80 100
1Fire PunchFirePhysical 75 100
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1RoostFlyingStatus
1Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
1Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
1TwisterDragonSpecial 40 100
1Wing AttackFlyingPhysical 60 100
1WrapNormalPhysical 15 90
15Dragon TailDragonPhysical 60 90
20AgilityPsychicStatus
25SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
33Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
39Dragon RushDragonPhysical 100 75
41OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
46SafeguardNormalStatus
53Rain DanceWaterStatus
62Dragon DanceDragonStatus
80Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70

Egg moves

Dragonite learns the following moves via breeding or picnics in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Dragonite gen 9 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
Dragon BreathDragonSpecial 60 100
Extreme SpeedNormalPhysical 80 100
MistIceStatus
SupersonicNormalStatus 55
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

Dragonite is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
04AgilityPsychicStatus
06Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
07ProtectNormalStatus
11Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
12Low KickFightingPhysical 100
22Chilling WaterWaterSpecial 50 100
24Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85
25FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
27Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
28BulldozeGroundPhysical 60 100
32SwiftNormalSpecial 60
34Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
36Rock TombRockPhysical 60 95
40Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95
43FlingDarkPhysical 100
44Dragon TailDragonPhysical 60 90
47EndureNormalStatus
49Sunny DayFireStatus
50Rain DanceWaterStatus
51SandstormRockStatus
52SnowscapeIceStatus
58Brick BreakFightingPhysical 75 100
65Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
66Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
67Fire PunchFirePhysical 75 100
68Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
69Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
70Sleep TalkNormalStatus
75Light ScreenPsychicStatus
77WaterfallWaterPhysical 80 100
78Dragon ClawDragonPhysical 80 100
80MetronomeNormalStatus
82Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
84Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical 75 100
85RestPsychicStatus
86Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
89Body PressFightingPhysical 80 100
97FlyFlyingPhysical 90 95
99Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100
100Dragon DanceDragonStatus
103SubstituteNormalStatus
113TailwindFlyingStatus
115Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
118Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
122EncoreNormalStatus 100
123SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
124Ice SpinnerIcePhysical 80 100
125FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
126ThunderboltElectricSpecial 90 100
130Helping HandNormalStatus
135Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
141Fire BlastFireSpecial 110 85
142Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
143BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
149EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
150Stone EdgeRockPhysical 100 80
152Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90
156OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
158Focus BlastFightingSpecial 120 70
160HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70
163Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
166ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70
169Draco MeteorDragonSpecial 130 90
171Tera BlastNormalSpecial 80 100

Moves learnt by level up

Dragonite learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Extreme SpeedNormalPhysical 80 100
1Fire PunchFirePhysical 75 100
1HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1RoostFlyingStatus
1Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
1Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
1TwisterDragonSpecial 40 100
1Wing AttackFlyingPhysical 60 100
1WrapNormalPhysical 15 90
15Dragon TailDragonPhysical 60 90
20AgilityPsychicStatus
25SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
33Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
39Dragon RushDragonPhysical 100 75
41OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
46SafeguardNormalStatus
53Rain DanceWaterStatus
62Dragon DanceDragonStatus
80Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90

Moves learnt on evolution

Dragonite learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70

Egg moves

Dragonite learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Dragonite gen 8 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
Dragon BreathDragonSpecial 60 100
Dragon DanceDragonStatus
Dragon RushDragonPhysical 100 75
Extreme SpeedNormalPhysical 80 100
HazeIceStatus
MistIceStatus
SupersonicNormalStatus 55

Move Tutor moves

Dragonite can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Draco MeteorDragonSpecial 130 90

Moves learnt by TM

Dragonite is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Dragonite sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
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 Dragonite  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Dragonite  sprite from Sword & Shield Dragonite  sprite from Scarlet & Violet
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 Dragonite Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Route 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
Sword
Shield
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Evolve Dratini/Dragonair
Legends: Arceus Not available in this game
Scarlet
Violet
Evolve Dratini/Dragonair

Other languages

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

Name origin

dragon
mythical fire-breathing creature
knight
noble cavalier