Gallade

Gallade is a Psychic/Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Blade Pokémon.

Gallade has a Mega Evolution, available from Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire onwards.

Pokédex data

National № 475
Type Psychic Fighting
Species Blade Pokémon
Height 1.6 m (5′03″)
Weight 52.0 kg (114.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Steadfast
Justified (hidden ability)
Local № 160 (Platinum)
067 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
032 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
123 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 35 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 233
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 100% male, 0% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 68
246 340
Attack 125
229 383
Defense 65
121 251
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 115
211 361
Speed 80
148 284
Total 518 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 Gallade.

Pokédex data

National № 475
Type Psychic Fighting
Species Blade Pokémon
Height 1.6 m (5′03″)
Weight 56.4 kg (124.3 lbs)
Abilities 1. Inner Focus
Local № 160 (Platinum)
067 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
032 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
123 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 35 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 278
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 100% male, 0% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 68
246 340
Attack 165
301 471
Defense 95
175 317
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 115
211 361
Speed 110
202 350
Total 618 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 Gallade.

Evolution chart

(Level 20)
(Level 30)
(use Dawn Stone, Male)

Gallade changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond
Pearl
A master of courtesy and swordsmanship, it fights using extending swords on its elbows.
Platinum When trying to protect someone, it extends its elbows as if they were swords and fights savagely.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Because it can sense what its foe is thinking, its attacks burst out first, fast, and fierce.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
When trying to protect someone, it extends its elbows as if they were swords and fights savagely.
X
Omega Ruby
Because it can sense what its foe is thinking, its attacks burst out first, fast, and fierce.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
A master of courtesy and swordsmanship, it fights using extending swords on its elbows.
Sword True to its honorable-warrior image, it uses the blades on its elbows only in defense of something or someone.
Shield Sharply attuned to others’ wishes for help, this Pokémon seeks out those in need and aids them in battle.

Moves learned by Gallade

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Calm MindPsychic
1CharmFairy 100
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
1Disarming VoiceFairy 40
1Double TeamNormal
1Draining KissFairy 50 100
1Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
1Fury CutterBug 40 95
1Future SightPsychic 120 100
1GrowlNormal 100
1HypnosisPsychic 60
1ImprisonPsychic
1LeerNormal 100
1Life DewWater
1Night SlashDark 70 100
1PsybeamPsychic 65 100
1PsychicPsychic 90 100
1SlashNormal 70 100
9Helping HandNormal
12FeintNormal 30 100
15TeleportPsychic
18Aerial AceFlying 60
23False SwipeNormal 40 100
28ProtectNormal
35Swords DanceNormal
42Psycho CutPsychic 70 100
49Heal PulsePsychic
56Quick GuardFighting
56Wide GuardRock
63Close CombatFighting 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Gallade learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sword & Shield (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
SlashNormal 70 100

Egg moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Close CombatFighting 120 100
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
1Double TeamNormal
1Leaf BladeGrass 90 100
1LeerNormal 100
1Night SlashDark 70 100
1SlashNormal 70 100
1Stored PowerPsychic 20 100
1TeleportPsychic
4ConfusionPsychic 50 100
6Double TeamNormal
9TeleportPsychic
11Quick GuardFighting
14Fury CutterBug 40 95
17Aerial AceFlying 60
19Heal PulsePsychic
23Wide GuardRock
26Swords DanceNormal
31Psycho CutPsychic 70 100
35Helping HandNormal
40FeintNormal 30 100
44False SwipeNormal 40 100
49ProtectNormal
53Close CombatFighting 120 100
58Stored PowerPsychic 20 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
SlashNormal 70 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychic
Confuse RayGhost 100
Destiny BondGhost
DisableNormal 100
EncoreNormal 100
GrudgeGhost
Mean LookNormal
MementoDark 100
Misty TerrainFairy
Shadow SneakGhost 40 100
Skill SwapPsychic
SynchronoisePsychic 120 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Gallade. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Calm MindPsychic Level up
CharmFairy 100 Level up
Disarming VoiceFairy 40 Level up
Draining KissFairy 50 100 Level up
Dream EaterPsychic 100 100 Level up
Future SightPsychic 120 100 Level up
GrowlNormal 100 Level up
HypnosisPsychic 60 Level up
ImprisonPsychic Level up
Lucky ChantNormal Level up
Magical LeafGrass 60 Level up
PsychicPsychic 90 100 Level up
Icy WindIce 55 95 Move tutor

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Gallade 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
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Vacuum WaveFighting 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 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

Gallade sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Gallade  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Gallade  sprite from Black & White Gallade  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Gallade Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Gallade Shiny sprite from Black & White Gallade Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Gallade

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Ralts/Kirlia
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Ralts/Kirlia
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Ralts/Kirlia
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Ralts/Kirlia
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available
Sword
Shield
Evolve Ralts/Kirlia

Other languages

English Gallade
Japanese エルレイド (Erureido)
German Galagladi
French Gallame

Name origin

gallant
brave, chivalrous
blade
the flat cutting part of a knife, sword, etc.