Dreepy

Dreepy is a Dragon/Ghost type Pokémon introduced in Generation 8. It is known as the Lingering Pokémon.

Dreepy artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 885
Type Dragon Ghost
Species Lingering Pokémon
Height 0.5 m (1′08″)
Weight 2.0 kg (4.4 lbs)
Abilities 1. Clear Body
2. Infiltrator
Cursed Body (hidden ability)
Local № 395 (Sword/Shield)
110 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 54
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous, Dragon
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 40 (10,024–10,280 steps)

Base stats

HP 28
166 260
Attack 60
112 240
Defense 30
58 174
Sp. Atk 40
76 196
Sp. Def 30
58 174
Speed 82
152 289
Total 270 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 Dreepy.

Evolution chart

(Level 50) (Level 60)

Pokédex entries

Sword After being reborn as a ghost Pokémon, Dreepy wanders the areas it used to inhabit back when it was alive in prehistoric seas.
Shield If this weak Pokémon is by itself, a mere child could defeat it. But if Dreepy has friends to help it train, it can evolve and become much stronger.

Moves learned by Dreepy

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
1InfestationBugSpecial 20 100
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
CurseGhostStatus
DisableNormalStatus 100
Double TeamNormalStatus
Dragon TailDragonPhysical 60 90
GrudgeGhostStatus
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
14Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
21RestPsychicStatus
24SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
25ProtectNormalStatus
31AttractNormalStatus 100
39FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
40SwiftNormalSpecial 60
41Helping HandNormalStatus
76RoundNormalSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TR

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

TR
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
20SubstituteNormalStatus
26EndureNormalStatus
27Sleep TalkNormalStatus
29Baton PassNormalStatus

Dreepy sprites

Type Generation 8
Normal Dreepy  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny

Where to find Dreepy

Sword
Shield
Lake of Outrage

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Dreepy
Japanese ドラメシヤ (Dorameshiya)
German Grolldra
French Fantyrm

Name origin

dragon
creepy