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)

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (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)

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.
1AbsorbGrass 20 100
1Bug BiteBug 60 100
1ElectrowebElectric 55 95
1Fury CutterBug 40 95
1Sticky WebBug
12String ShotBug 95
16Thunder WaveElectric 90
20Electro BallElectric 100
24AgilityPsychic
28Sucker PunchDark 70 100
32SlashNormal 70 100
39DischargeElectric 80 100
44ScreechNormal 85
50Gastro AcidPoison 100
56Bug BuzzBug 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 WebBug

Egg moves

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

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.
1AbsorbGrass 20 100
1Spider WebBug
1Sticky WebBug
1String ShotBug 95
1Thunder WaveElectric 90
4Thunder WaveElectric 90
7ScreechNormal 85
12Fury CutterBug 40 95
15ElectrowebElectric 55 95
18Bug BiteBug 60 100
23Gastro AcidPoison 100
26SlashNormal 70 100
29Electro BallElectric 100
34Signal BeamBug 75 100
40AgilityPsychic
46Sucker PunchDark 70 100
54DischargeElectric 80 100
60Bug BuzzBug 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 WebBug

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.
CamouflageNormal
Cross PoisonPoison 70 100
DisableNormal 100
Feint AttackDark 60
LungeBug 80 100
Pin MissileBug 25 95
Poison StingPoison 15 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Rock ClimbNormal 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.
BounceFlying 85 85
Bug BiteBug 60 100
ElectrowebElectric 55 95
Gastro AcidPoison 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Magnet RiseElectric
Shock WaveElectric 60
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Throat ChopDark 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
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Galvantula sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Galvantula  sprite from Black & White Galvantula  sprite from X & Y
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
Location data not yet available
Sword
Shield
Route 7, Lake of Outrage

Other languages

English 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