Duskull

Duskull is a Ghost type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Requiem Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 355
Type Ghost
Species Requiem Pokémon
Height 0.8 m (2′07″)
Weight 15.0 kg (33.1 lbs)
Abilities 1. Levitate
Frisk (hidden ability)
Local № 148 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
189 (Platinum)
153 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
135 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 35 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 59
Growth Rate Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 25 (6,169–6,425 steps)

Base stats

HP 20
150 244
Attack 40
76 196
Defense 90
166 306
Sp. Atk 30
58 174
Sp. Def 90
166 306
Speed 25
49 163
Total 295 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.

Evolution chart

(Level 37) (trade holding Reaper Cloth)

Duskull changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby DUSKULL can pass through any wall no matter how thick it may be. Once this POKéMON chooses a target, it will doggedly pursue the intended victim until the break of dawn.
Sapphire DUSKULL wanders lost among the deep darkness of midnight. There is an oft-told admonishment given to misbehaving children that this POKéMON will spirit away bad children who earn scoldings from their mothers.
FireRed
LeafGreen
Making itself invisible, it silently sneaks up to prey. It has the ability to slip through thick walls.
Emerald A glare from its single scarlet eye makes even burly grown-ups freeze in utter fear. It is a nocturnal POKéMON that roams about under the cloak of darkness.
Diamond
Pearl
It doggedly pursues its prey wherever it goes. However, the chase is abandoned at sunrise.
Platinum It loves the crying of children. It startles bad kids by passing through walls and making them cry.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
If it finds bad children who won’t listen to their parents, it will spirit them away--or so it’s said.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It loves the crying of children. It startles bad kids by passing through walls and making them cry.
X It doggedly pursues its prey wherever it goes. However, the chase is abandoned at sunrise.
Y If it finds bad children who won’t listen to their parents, it will spirit them away--or so it’s said.
Omega Ruby Duskull can pass through any wall no matter how thick it may be. Once this Pokémon chooses a target, it will doggedly pursue the intended victim until the break of dawn.
Alpha Sapphire Duskull wanders lost among the deep darkness of midnight. There is an oft-told admonishment given to misbehaving children that this Pokémon will spirit away bad children who earn scoldings from their mothers.
Sword If it finds bad children who won’t listen to their parents, it will spirit them away—or so it’s said.
Shield Making itself invisible, it silently sneaks up to prey. It has the ability to slip through thick walls.

Moves learned by Duskull

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1LeerNormalStatus 100
4DisableNormalStatus 100
8Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
12Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
16Night ShadeGhostSpecial 100
20PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
24Will-O-WispFireStatus 85
28Mean LookNormalStatus
32HexGhostSpecial 65 100
36CurseGhostStatus
40Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
44Future SightPsychicSpecial 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
GrudgeGhostStatus
HazeIceStatus
MementoDarkStatus 100
Pain SplitNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
PoltergeistGhostPhysical 110 90
Skitter SmackBugPhysical 70 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
21RestPsychicStatus
23ThiefDarkPhysical 60 100
24SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
25ProtectNormalStatus
27Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
31AttractNormalStatus 100
33Rain DanceWaterStatus
34Sunny DayFireStatus
38Will-O-WispFireStatus 85
39FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
41Helping HandNormalStatus
42RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
44ImprisonPsychicStatus
57PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
59FlingDarkPhysical 100
70Trick RoomPsychicStatus
71Wonder RoomPsychicStatus
76RoundNormalSpecial 60 100
77HexGhostSpecial 65 100

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Night ShadeGhostSpecial 100
6DisableNormalStatus 100
9AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
14ForesightNormalStatus
17Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
22PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
25Will-O-WispFireStatus 85
30Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
33CurseGhostStatus
38HexGhostSpecial 65 100
41Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
46Mean LookNormalStatus
49PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
54Future SightPsychicSpecial 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
Destiny BondGhostStatus
Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
GrudgeGhostStatus
HazeIceStatus
ImprisonPsychicStatus
MementoDarkStatus 100
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100
Pain SplitNormalStatus
Skill SwapPsychicStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychicStatus
GravityPsychicStatus
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Pain SplitNormalStatus
Skill SwapPsychicStatus
SnatchDarkStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
TelekinesisPsychicStatus
TrickPsychicStatus 100
Wonder RoomPsychicStatus

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Duskull 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
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Duskull sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Duskull  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Duskull  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Duskull  sprite from Black & White Duskull  sprite from X & Y Duskull  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Duskull Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Duskull Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Duskull Shiny sprite from Black & White Duskull Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Duskull

Ruby Route 121, 123, Mt. Pyre
Sapphire Mt. Pyre
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Mt. Pyre
Diamond
Pearl
Route 224
Platinum Route 209, Lost Tower, Turnback Cave
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
Mt. Pyre
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword Route 6, Dusty Bowl, Giant's Cap, Giant's Seat, Motostoke Riverbank, Watchtower Ruins
Shield Route 6, Giant's Cap, Giant's Seat, Motostoke Riverbank, Watchtower Ruins

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Duskull
Japanese ヨマワル (Yomawaru)
German Zwirrlicht
French Skelénox

Name origin

dusk
the partial darkness between day and night
skull
the bony framework of the head