Frillish

Frillish is a Water/Ghost type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Floating Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 592
Type Water Ghost
Species Floating Pokémon
Height 3′11″ (1.2 m)
Weight 72.8 lbs (33.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Water Absorb
2. Cursed Body
Damp (hidden ability)
Local № 098 (Black/White)
180 (Black 2/White 2)
318 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 67
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 55
220 314
Attack 40
76 196
Defense 50
94 218
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 85
157 295
Speed 40
76 196
Total 335 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 40)

Pokédex entries

Black With its thin, veil-like arms wrapped around the body of its opponent, it sinks to the ocean floor.
White They paralyze prey with poison, then drag them down to their lairs, five miles below the surface.
Black 2
White 2
If its veil-like arms stun and wrap a foe, that foe will be dragged miles below the surface, never to return.
X
Omega Ruby
They paralyze prey with poison, then drag them down to their lairs, five miles below the surface.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
If its veil-like arms stun and wrap a foe, that foe will be dragged miles below the surface, never to return.
Ultra Sun It wraps its veillike arms and legs around prey swimming by and drags them down to the depths of the ocean.
Ultra Moon Using the invisible poison spikes on its veillike arms and legs, it paralyzes its enemies and causes them to drown.

Moves learned by Frillish

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BubbleWater 40 100
1Water SportWater
5AbsorbGrass 20 100
9Night ShadeGhost 100
13Bubble BeamWater 65 100
17RecoverNormal
22Water PulseWater 60 100
27Ominous WindGhost 60 100
32BrineWater 65 100
37Rain DanceWater
43HexGhost 65 100
49Hydro PumpWater 110 80
55Wring OutNormal 100
61Water SpoutWater 150 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Acid ArmorPoison
Confuse RayGhost 100
ConstrictNormal 10 100
MistIce
Pain SplitNormal
RecoverNormal

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BindNormal 15 85
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
Magic CoatPsychic
Pain SplitNormal
Shock WaveElectric 60
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100
TrickPsychic 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
12TauntDark 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
61Will-O-WispFire 85
77Psych UpNormal
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
94SurfWater 90 100
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Frillish 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
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Frillish sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Frillish  sprite from Black & White Frillish  sprite from X & Y Frillish  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Frillish Shiny sprite from Black & White Frillish Shiny sprite from X & Y Frillish Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Frillish

Black
White
Route 4, 17, 18, Driftveil City, P2 Laboratory
Black 2
White 2
Route 4, 13, 17, 18, 21, P2 Laboratory, Undella Bay, Undella Town, Virbank City, Virbank Complex, Humilau City, Seaside Cave
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 122, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 14
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Frillish
Japanese プルリル (Pururill)
German Quabbel
French Viskuse

Name origin

frill
a trimming, e.g. lace
jellyfish
marine creature