Gardevoir

Gardevoir is a Psychic/Fairy type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Embrace Pokémon.

Gardevoir has a Mega Evolution, available from X & Y onwards.

Pokédex data

National № 282
Type Psychic Fairy
Species Embrace Pokémon
Height 5′03″ (1.6 m)
Weight 106.7 lbs (48.4 kg)
Abilities Synchronize
Trace
Telepathy (hidden ability)
Local № 031 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
159 (Platinum)
066 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
031 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 3 Special 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 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 68
246 340
Attack 65
121 251
Defense 65
121 251
Sp. Atk 125
229 383
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 Gardevoir.

Pokédex data

National № 282
Type Psychic Fairy
Species Embrace Pokémon
Height 5′03″ (1.6 m)
Weight 106.7 lbs (48.4 kg)
Abilities Pixilate
Local № 031 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
159 (Platinum)
066 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
031 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 3 Special 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 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 68
246 340
Attack 85
157 295
Defense 65
121 251
Sp. Atk 165
301 471
Sp. Def 135
247 405
Speed 100
184 328
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 Gardevoir.

Evolution chart

(Level 20)
(Level 30)

Gardevoir changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby GARDEVOIR has the ability to read the future. If it senses impending danger to its TRAINER, this POKéMON is said to unleash its psychokinetic energy at full power.
Sapphire GARDEVOIR has the psychokinetic power to distort the dimensions and create a small black hole. This POKéMON will try to protect its TRAINER even at the risk of its own life.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It has the power to predict the future. Its power peaks when it is protecting its TRAINER.
Emerald It apparently does not feel the pull of gravity because it supports itself with psychic power. It will give its life to protect its TRAINER.
Diamond
Pearl
It will try to guard its trusted Trainer with its life. It has the ability to see the future.
Platinum To protect its Trainer, it will expend all its psychic power to create a small black hole.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It unleashes psychokinetic energy at full power when protecting a Trainer it has bonded closely with.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
To protect its Trainer, it will expend all its psychic power to create a small black hole.
X To protect its Trainer, it will expend all its psychic power to create a small black hole.
Y It has the power to predict the future. Its power peaks when it is protecting its Trainer.
Omega Ruby Gardevoir has the ability to read the future. If it senses impending danger to its Trainer, this Pokémon is said to unleash its psychokinetic energy at full power.
Alpha Sapphire Gardevoir has the psychokinetic power to distort the dimensions and create a small black hole. This Pokémon will try to protect its Trainer even at the risk of its own life.

Moves learned by Gardevoir

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
1Double TeamNormal
1GrowlNormal 100
1Healing WishPsychic
1Misty TerrainFairy
1MoonblastFairy 95 100
1Stored PowerPsychic 20 100
1TeleportPsychic
4ConfusionPsychic 50 100
6Double TeamNormal
9TeleportPsychic
11Disarming VoiceFairy 40
14WishNormal
17Magical LeafGrass 60
19Heal PulsePsychic
23Draining KissFairy 50 100
26Calm MindPsychic
31PsychicPsychic 90 100
35ImprisonPsychic
40Future SightPsychic 120 100
44CaptivateNormal 100
49HypnosisPsychic 60
53Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
58Stored PowerPsychic 20 100
62MoonblastFairy 95 100

Egg moves

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

Gardevoir 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 Gardevoir. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CharmFairy 100 Level up
Lucky ChantNormal Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3PsyshockPsychic 80 100
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
61Will-O-WispFire 85
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
77Psych UpNormal
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Gardevoir 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
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
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
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
1Double TeamNormal
1GrowlNormal 100
1Healing WishPsychic
1Misty TerrainFairy
1MoonblastFairy 95 100
1Stored PowerPsychic 20 100
1TeleportPsychic
4ConfusionPsychic 50 100
6Double TeamNormal
9TeleportPsychic
11Disarming VoiceFairy 40
14WishNormal
17Magical LeafGrass 60
19Heal PulsePsychic
23Draining KissFairy 50 100
26Calm MindPsychic
31PsychicPsychic 90 100
35ImprisonPsychic
40Future SightPsychic 120 100
44CaptivateNormal 100
49HypnosisPsychic 60
53Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
58Stored PowerPsychic 20 100
62MoonblastFairy 95 100

Egg moves

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

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CharmFairy 100 Level up
Lucky ChantNormal Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3PsyshockPsychic 80 100
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
61Will-O-WispFire 85
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
77Psych UpNormal
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Gardevoir 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
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
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
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Gardevoir sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Gardevoir  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Gardevoir  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Gardevoir  sprite from Black & White Gardevoir  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Gardevoir Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Gardevoir Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Gardevoir Shiny sprite from Black & White Gardevoir Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Gardevoir

Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Ralts/Kirlia
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Ralts/Kirlia
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

Other languages

English Gardevoir
Japanese サーナイト (Sirnight)
German Guardevoir
French Gardevoir

Name origin

garde
French for ‘guard’
voir
French for ‘see’