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


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)


EV yield
Catch rate
Base Friendship
Base Exp.
Growth Rate


Egg Groups
Egg cycles

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.

1TackleNormal 40 100
5Rock SmashFighting 40 100
10Focus EnergyNormal
15HeadbuttNormal 70 100
20Bulk UpFighting
30ReversalFighting 100
35First ImpressionBug 90 100
40No RetreatFighting
45Iron DefenseSteel
50Close CombatFighting 120 100
55MegahornBug 120 85
60CounterFighting 100

Egg moves

Unknown at present.

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

Where to find Falinks

Route 8, Lake of Outrage

Answers to Falinks questions