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 2′07″ (0.8 m)
Weight 33.1 lbs (15.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Levitate
Frisk (hidden ability)
Local № 148 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
189 (Platinum)
153 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

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 (base 6,400 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.

Moves learned by Duskull

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.
1LeerNormal 100
1Night ShadeGhost 100
6DisableNormal 100
9AstonishGhost 30 100
14ForesightNormal
17Shadow SneakGhost 40 100
22PursuitDark 40 100
25Will-O-WispFire 85
30Confuse RayGhost 100
33CurseGhost
38HexGhost 65 100
41Shadow BallGhost 80 100
46Mean LookNormal
49PaybackDark 50 100
54Future SightPsychic 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 PulseDark 80 100
Destiny BondGhost
Feint AttackDark 60
GrudgeGhost
HazeIce
ImprisonPsychic
MementoDark 100
Ominous WindGhost 60 100
Pain SplitNormal
Skill SwapPsychic

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 SwitchPsychic
GravityPsychic
Icy WindIce 55 95
Pain SplitNormal
Skill SwapPsychic
SnatchDark
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100
TelekinesisPsychic
TrickPsychic 100
Wonder RoomPsychic

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
61Will-O-WispFire 85
63EmbargoDark 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
77Psych UpNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

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 SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDark 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1Night ShadeGhost 100
6DisableNormal 100
9AstonishGhost 30 100
14ForesightNormal
17Shadow SneakGhost 40 100
22PursuitDark 40 100
25Will-O-WispFire 85
30Confuse RayGhost 100
33CurseGhost
38HexGhost 65 100
41Shadow BallGhost 80 100
46Mean LookNormal
49PaybackDark 50 100
54Future SightPsychic 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dark PulseDark 80 100
Destiny BondGhost
Feint AttackDark 60
GrudgeGhost
HazeIce
ImprisonPsychic
MementoDark 100
Ominous WindGhost 60 100
Pain SplitNormal
Skill SwapPsychic

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
61Will-O-WispFire 85
63EmbargoDark 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
77Psych UpNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

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 Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDark 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Duskull sprites

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

Other languages

English 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