Gabite

Gabite is a Dragon/Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Cave Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 444
Type Dragon Ground
Species Cave Pokémon
Height 4′07″ (1.4 m)
Weight 123.5 lbs (56.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Sand Veil
Rough Skin (hidden ability)
Local № 110 (Diamond/Pearl)
110 (Platinum)
007 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
239 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
308 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 144
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Dragon, Monster
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 40 (base 10,240 steps)

Base stats

HP 68
246 340
Attack 90
166 306
Defense 65
121 251
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 82
152 289
Total 410 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 Gabite.

Evolution chart

(Level 24) (Level 48)

Pokédex entries

Diamond There is a long-held belief that medicine made from its scales will heal even incurable illnesses.
Pearl It habitually digs up and hoards gems in its nest. Its loot is constantly targeted by thieves.
Platinum It loves sparkly things. It seeks treasures in caves and hoards the loot in its nest.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
As it digs to expand its nest, it habitually digs up gems that it then hoards in its nest.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It loves sparkly things. It seeks treasures in caves and hoards the loot in its nest.
X
Omega Ruby
It loves sparkly things. It seeks treasures in caves and hoards the loot in its nest.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
As it digs to expand its nest, it habitually digs up gems that it then hoards in its nest.
Sun In rare cases, it molts and sheds its scales. Medicine containing its scales as an ingredient will make a weary body feel invigorated.
Moon Shiny objects are its passion. It can be found in its cave, scarcely moving, its gaze fixed on the jewels it’s amassed or Carbink it has caught.
Ultra Sun It loves shiny things. When it finds a Sableye trying to catch a Carbink, Gabite becomes furiously angry and attacks the Sableye.
Ultra Moon It sheds its skin and gradually grows larger. Its scales can be ground into a powder and used as raw materials for traditional medicine.

Moves learned by Gabite

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Dragon RageDragon 100
1Dual ChopDragon 40 90
1Sand AttackGround 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
3Sand AttackGround 100
7Dragon RageDragon 100
13SandstormRock
15Take DownNormal 90 85
19Sand TombGround 35 85
28SlashNormal 70 100
33Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
40DigGround 80 100
49Dragon RushDragon 100 75

Moves learnt on evolution

Gabite learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual ChopDragon 40 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormal 85 100
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
Dragon BreathDragon 60 100
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Metal ClawSteel 50 95
Mud ShotGround 55 95
OutrageDragon 120 100
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
Sand TombGround 35 85
Scary FaceNormal 100
ThrashNormal 120 100
TwisterDragon 40 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Draco MeteorDragon 130 90
Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
Dual ChopDragon 40 90
Earth PowerGround 90 100
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Laser FocusNormal
OutrageDragon 120 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stealth RockRock

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Gabite 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
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Dragon RageDragon 100
1Dual ChopDragon 40 90
1Sand AttackGround 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
3Sand AttackGround 100
7Dragon RageDragon 100
13SandstormRock
15Take DownNormal 90 85
19Sand TombGround 35 85
28SlashNormal 70 100
33Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
40DigGround 80 100
49Dragon RushDragon 100 75

Moves learnt on evolution

Gabite learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual ChopDragon 40 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormal 85 100
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
Dragon BreathDragon 60 100
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Metal ClawSteel 50 95
Mud ShotGround 55 95
OutrageDragon 120 100
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
Sand TombGround 35 85
Scary FaceNormal 100
ThrashNormal 120 100
TwisterDragon 40 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Draco MeteorDragon 130 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Gabite can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Gabite sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Gabite  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Gabite  sprite from Black & White Gabite  sprite from X & Y Gabite  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Gabite Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Gabite Shiny sprite from Black & White Gabite Shiny sprite from X & Y Gabite Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Gabite

Diamond
Pearl
Evolve Gible
Platinum Victory Road
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Gible
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Haina Desert

Other languages

English Gabite
Japanese ガバイト (Gabite)
German Knarksel
French Carmache

Name origin

gargoyle
grotesque carved ornament
bite
cut or wound with the teeth