Escavalier

Escavalier is a Bug/Steel type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Cavalry Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 589
Type Bug Steel
Species Cavalry Pokémon
Height 3′03″ (1.0 m)
Weight 72.8 lbs (33.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Swarm
2. Shell Armor
Overcoat (hidden ability)
Local № 095 (Black/White)
156 (Black 2/White 2)
023 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 173
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 70
250 344
Attack 135
247 405
Defense 105
193 339
Sp. Atk 60
112 240
Sp. Def 105
193 339
Speed 20
40 152
Total 495 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 Escavalier.

Evolution chart

(Trade with Shelmet)

Pokédex entries

Black They fly around at high speed, striking with their pointed spears. Even when in trouble, they face opponents bravely.
White These Pokémon evolve by wearing the shell covering of a Shelmet. The steel armor protects their whole body.
Black 2
White 2
Wearing the shell covering they stole from Shelmet, they defend themselves and attack with two lances.
X
Omega Ruby
Wearing the shell covering they stole from Shelmet, they defend themselves and attack with two lances.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
These Pokémon evolve by wearing the shell covering of a Shelmet. The steel armor protects their whole body.

Moves learned by Escavalier

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
1Fell StingerBug 50 100
1LeerNormal 100
1PeckFlying 35 100
1Quick GuardFighting
1TwineedleBug 25 100
4LeerNormal 100
8Quick GuardFighting
13TwineedleBug 25 100
16Fury AttackNormal 15 85
20HeadbuttNormal 70 100
25False SwipeNormal 40 100
28Bug BuzzBug 90 100
32SlashNormal 70 100
37Iron HeadSteel 80 100
40Iron DefenseSteel
44X-ScissorBug 80 100
49ReversalFighting 100
52Swords DanceNormal
56Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
60Fell StingerBug 50 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100
CounterFighting 100
Drill RunGround 80 95
Feint AttackDark 60
Horn AttackNormal 65 100
Knock OffDark 65 100
MegahornBug 120 85
PursuitDark 40 100
ScreechNormal 85

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100
Drill RunGround 80 95
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Iron DefenseSteel
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Knock OffDark 65 100
Laser FocusNormal
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
EndureNormal Level up
FlailNormal 100 Level up
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Level up
Scary FaceNormal 100 Level up
Take DownNormal 90 85 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
67Smart StrikeSteel 70
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
75Swords DanceNormal
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Escavalier 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
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Escavalier does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Escavalier does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Escavalier sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Escavalier  sprite from Black & White Escavalier  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Escavalier Shiny sprite from Black & White Escavalier Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Escavalier

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Evolve Karrablast
X
Y
Evolve Karrablast
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Escavalier
Japanese シュバルゴ (Chevargo)
German Cavalanzas
French Lançargot

Name origin

escargot
French for ‘snail’
cavalier
knight; mounted soldier