Galvantula

Galvantula is a Bug/Electric type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the EleSpider Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 596
Type Bug Electric
Species EleSpider Pokémon
Height 0.8 m (2′07″)
Weight 14.3 kg (31.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Compound Eyes
2. Unnerve
Swarm (hidden ability)
Local № 102 (Black/White)
174 (Black 2/White 2)
065 (Sword/Shield)
094 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 165
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 70
250 344
Attack 77
143 278
Defense 60
112 240
Sp. Atk 97
179 322
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 108
198 346
Total 472 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 Galvantula.

Evolution chart

(Level 36)

Galvantula changes

Pokédex entries

Black When attacked, they create an electric barrier by spitting out many electrically charged threads.
White They employ an electrically charged web to trap their prey. While it is immobilized by shock, they leisurely consume it.
Black 2
White 2
It creates barriers from electrified silk that stun foes. This works as a weapon as well as a defense.
X
Omega Ruby
They employ an electrically charged web to trap their prey. While it is immobilized by shock, they leisurely consume it.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
When attacked, they create an electric barrier by spitting out many electrically charged threads.
Sword It launches electrified fur from its abdomen as its means of attack. Opponents hit by the fur could be in for three full days and nights of paralysis.
Shield It lays traps of electrified threads near the nests of bird Pokémon, aiming to snare chicks that are not yet good at flying.

Moves learned by Galvantula

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
1ElectrowebElectricSpecial 55 95
1Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
1Sticky WebBugStatus
12String ShotBugStatus 95
16Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
20Electro BallElectricSpecial 100
24AgilityPsychicStatus
28Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
32SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
39DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
44ScreechNormalStatus 85
50Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
56Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Sticky WebBugStatus

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double TeamNormalStatus
InfestationBugSpecial 20 100
LungeBugPhysical 80 100
Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Rising VoltageElectricSpecial 70 100
Skitter SmackBugPhysical 70 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1Spider WebBugStatus
1Sticky WebBugStatus
1String ShotBugStatus 95
1Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
4Thunder WaveElectricStatus 90
7ScreechNormalStatus 85
12Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
15ElectrowebElectricSpecial 55 95
18Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
23Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
26SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
29Electro BallElectricSpecial 100
34Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
40AgilityPsychicStatus
46Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
54DischargeElectricSpecial 80 100
60Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Sticky WebBugStatus

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CamouflageNormalStatus
Cross PoisonPoisonPhysical 70 100
DisableNormalStatus 100
Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
LungeBugPhysical 80 100
Pin MissileBugPhysical 25 95
Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
Rock ClimbNormalPhysical 90 85

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
ElectrowebElectricSpecial 55 95
Gastro AcidPoisonStatus 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Magnet RiseElectricStatus
Shock WaveElectricSpecial 60
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Throat ChopDarkPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Galvantula 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
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Galvantula sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Galvantula  sprite from Black & White Galvantula  sprite from X & Y Galvantula  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Galvantula Shiny sprite from Black & White Galvantula Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Galvantula

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Evolve Joltik
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Joltik
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Route 7, Lake of Outrage, Giant's Bed, Old Cemetery, Giant's Foot, Three-Point Pass, Ballimere Lake
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Galvantula
Japanese デンチュラ (Dentula)
German Voltula
French Mygavolt

Name origin

galvanize
stimulate by an electric current
tarantula
a large, hairy spider