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)
037 (The Isle of Armor)

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, Human-Like
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)
037 (The Isle of Armor)

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 MindPsychicStatus
1CharmFairyStatus 100
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1Disarming VoiceFairySpecial 40
1Double TeamNormalStatus
1Draining KissFairySpecial 50 100
1Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100
1Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
1Future SightPsychicSpecial 120 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
1ImprisonPsychicStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Life DewWaterStatus
1Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
1PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
1PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
1SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
9Helping HandNormalStatus
12FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
15TeleportPsychicStatus
18Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
23False SwipeNormalPhysical 40 100
28ProtectNormalStatus
35Swords DanceNormalStatus
42Psycho CutPsychicPhysical 70 100
49Heal PulsePsychicStatus
56Quick GuardFightingStatus
56Wide GuardRockStatus
63Close CombatFightingPhysical 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.
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
Destiny BondGhostStatus
DisableNormalStatus 100
GrudgeGhostStatus
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Mean LookNormalStatus
MementoDarkStatus 100
Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CoachingFightingStatus
Expanding ForcePsychicSpecial 80 100
Triple AxelIcePhysical 20 90

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 CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1Double TeamNormalStatus
1Leaf BladeGrassPhysical 90 100
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
1SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
1Stored PowerPsychicSpecial 20 100
1TeleportPsychicStatus
4ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
6Double TeamNormalStatus
9TeleportPsychicStatus
11Quick GuardFightingStatus
14Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
17Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
19Heal PulsePsychicStatus
23Wide GuardRockStatus
26Swords DanceNormalStatus
31Psycho CutPsychicPhysical 70 100
35Helping HandNormalStatus
40FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
44False SwipeNormalPhysical 40 100
49ProtectNormalStatus
53Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
58Stored PowerPsychicSpecial 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.
SlashNormalPhysical 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 SwitchPsychicStatus
Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
Destiny BondGhostStatus
DisableNormalStatus 100
EncoreNormalStatus 100
GrudgeGhostStatus
Mean LookNormalStatus
MementoDarkStatus 100
Misty TerrainFairyStatus
Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
Skill SwapPsychicStatus
SynchronoisePsychicSpecial 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 MindPsychicStatus Level up
CharmFairyStatus 100 Level up
Disarming VoiceFairySpecial 40 Level up
Draining KissFairySpecial 50 100 Level up
Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100 Level up
Future SightPsychicSpecial 120 100 Level up
GrowlNormalStatus 100 Level up
HypnosisPsychicStatus 60 Level up
ImprisonPsychicStatus Level up
Lucky ChantNormalStatus Level up
Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60 Level up
PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100 Level up
Icy WindIceSpecial 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
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Vacuum WaveFightingSpecial 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 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 Gallade  sprite from Sword & Shield
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
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Evolve Ralts/Kirlia

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian 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.