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 1.0 m (3′03″)
Weight 33.0 kg (72.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. Swarm
2. Shell Armor
Overcoat (hidden ability)
Local № 095 (Black/White)
156 (Black 2/White 2)
023 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
274 (Sword/Shield)
067 (The Isle of Armor)
096 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (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)

Escavalier changes

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.
Sword They use shells they’ve stolen from Shelmet to arm and protect themselves. They’re very popular Pokémon in the Galar region.
Shield It charges its enemies, lances at the ready. An image of one of its duels is captured in a famous painting of Escavalier clashing with Sirfetch’d.

Moves learned by Escavalier

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
1EndureNormalStatus
1Fell StingerBugPhysical 50 100
1FlailNormalPhysical 100
1Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1Quick GuardFightingStatus
1Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
1Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
12False SwipeNormalPhysical 40 100
16Acid SprayPoisonSpecial 40 100
20HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
24ReversalFightingPhysical 100
28Iron DefenseSteelStatus
32X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
36Swords DanceNormalStatus
40Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100
44Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
48Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90
52Metal BurstSteelPhysical 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

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-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
1Fell StingerBugPhysical 50 100
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1Quick GuardFightingStatus
1TwineedleBugPhysical 25 100
4LeerNormalStatus 100
8Quick GuardFightingStatus
13TwineedleBugPhysical 25 100
16Fury AttackNormalPhysical 15 85
20HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
25False SwipeNormalPhysical 40 100
28Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
32SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
37Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100
40Iron DefenseSteelStatus
44X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
49ReversalFightingPhysical 100
52Swords DanceNormalStatus
56Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90
60Fell StingerBugPhysical 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 BiteBugPhysical 60 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Drill RunGroundPhysical 80 95
Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
Horn AttackNormalPhysical 65 100
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
MegahornBugPhysical 120 85
PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
ScreechNormalStatus 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 BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Drill RunGroundPhysical 80 95
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Iron DefenseSteelStatus
Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Laser FocusNormalStatus
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 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
EndureNormalStatus Level up
FlailNormalPhysical 100 Level up
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Level up
Scary FaceNormalStatus 100 Level up
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

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 SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Escavalier sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Escavalier  sprite from Black & White Escavalier  sprite from X & Y Escavalier  sprite from Sword & Shield
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
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Evolve Karrablast
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Not available in this game

Other languages

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

Name origin

escargot
French for ‘snail’
cavalier
knight; mounted soldier