Electivire

Electivire is an Electric type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Thunderbolt Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 466
Type Electric
Species Thunderbolt Pokémon
Height 1.8 m (5′11″)
Weight 138.6 kg (305.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Motor Drive
Vital Spirit (hidden ability)
Local № 199 (Platinum)
058 (Black 2/White 2)
228 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
297 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
017 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 30 (3.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 243
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Human-Like
Gender 75% male, 25% female
Egg cycles 25 (6,169–6,425 steps)

Base stats

HP 75
260 354
Attack 123
225 379
Defense 67
125 256
Sp. Atk 95
175 317
Sp. Def 85
157 295
Speed 95
175 317
Total 540 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 30) (trade holding Electirizer)

Electivire changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond
Pearl
It pushes the tips of its two tails against the foe, then lets loose with over 20,000 volts of power.
Platinum Heedless of enemy attacks, it closes in, shoves its tails onto the foe, then looses high voltage.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
As its electric charge amplifies, blue sparks begin to crackle between its horns.
Black
White
Heedless of enemy attacks, it closes in, shoves its tails onto the foe, then looses high voltage.
Black 2
White 2
The instant it presses the tips of its tails onto an opponent, it sends over 20,000 volts of electricity into the foe.
X
Omega Ruby
As its electric charge amplifies, blue sparks begin to crackle between its horns.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It pushes the tips of its two tails against the foe, then lets loose with over 20,000 volts of power.
Sun It pushes the tips of its tails against its foes and then lets loose a high-voltage current. Its foes are burned to a crisp in an instant.
Moon When it gets excited, it thumps its chest. With every thud, thunder roars and electric sparks shower all around.
Ultra Sun It grips its tail, which spews electricity, and then beats down opponents with the power of its electrified fist.
Ultra Moon A single Electivire can provide enough electricity for all the buildings in a big city for a year.
Sword The amount of electrical energy this Pokémon produces is proportional to the rate of its pulse. The voltage jumps while Electivire is battling.
Shield In terms of electrical-energy output, Electivire is one of the best among all Electric Pokémon. It discharges high-voltage currents from its tails.

Moves learned by Electivire

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ChargeElectricStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1Thunder ShockElectricSpecial 40 100
12SwiftNormalSpecial 60
16Shock WaveElectricSpecial 60
20Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
24ScreechNormalStatus 85
28Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
34DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
40Low KickFightingPhysical 100
46ThunderboltElectricSpecial 90 100
52Light ScreenPsychicStatus
58ThunderElectricSpecial 110 70
64Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90

Egg moves

Electivire does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Rising VoltageElectricSpecial 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Electivire. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100 Move tutor

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Electivire 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
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Electivire sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Electivire  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Electivire  sprite from Black & White Electivire  sprite from X & Y Electivire  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Electivire  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Electivire Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Electivire Shiny sprite from Black & White Electivire Shiny sprite from X & Y Electivire Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Electivire

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Electabuzz/Elekid
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Electabuzz/Elekid
Black 2 Trade/migrate from another game
White 2 Evolve Electabuzz/Elekid
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Electabuzz/Elekid
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Electabuzz/Elekid
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Evolve Electabuzz/Elekid

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Electivire
Japanese エレキブル (Elekible)
German Elevoltek
French Élekable

Name origin

electricity
energy from electric currents
wire
thin strand of metal used to conduct electricity