Falinks

Falinks is a Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 8. It is known as the Formation Pokémon.

Falinks artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 870
Type Fighting
Species Formation Pokémon
Height 3.0 m (9′10″)
Weight 62.0 kg (136.7 lbs)
Abilities 1. Battle Armor
Defiant (hidden ability)
Local № 345 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack, 1 Special Defense
Catch rate
Base Friendship
Base Exp.
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Fairy, Mineral
Gender
Egg cycles 25 (6,169–6,425 steps)

Base stats

HP 65
240 334
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 70
130 262
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 75
139 273
Total 470 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 Falinks.

Evolution chart

Pokédex entries

Sword Five of them are troopers, and one is the brass. The brass’s orders are absolute.
Shield The six of them work together as one Pokémon. Teamwork is also their battle strategy, and they constantly change their formation as they fight.

Moves learned by Falinks

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ProtectNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
5Rock SmashFighting 40 100
10Focus EnergyNormal
15HeadbuttNormal 70 100
20Bulk UpFighting
25EndureNormal
30ReversalFighting 100
35First ImpressionBug 90 100
40No RetreatFighting
45Iron DefenseSteel
50Close CombatFighting 120 100
55MegahornBug 120 85
60CounterFighting 100

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CoachingFighting

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Falinks sprites

Type Generation 8
Normal Falinks  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny

Where to find Falinks

Sword
Shield
Route 8, Lake of Outrage

Name origin

phalanx
group of troops/officers in formation
links
connected items