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 1.6 m (5′03″)
Weight 48.4 kg (106.7 lbs)
Abilities 1. Synchronize
2. Trace
Telepathy (hidden ability)
Local № 031 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
159 (Platinum)
066 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
031 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
122 (Sword/Shield)
036 (The Isle of Armor)

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, Human-Like
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 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 1.6 m (5′03″)
Weight 48.4 kg (106.7 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pixilate
Local № 031 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
159 (Platinum)
066 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
031 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
122 (Sword/Shield)
036 (The Isle of Armor)

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 (4,884–5,140 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)
(use Dawn Stone, Male)

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.
Sword It has the power to predict the future. Its power peaks when it is protecting its Trainer.
Shield To protect its Trainer, it will expend all its psychic power to create a small black hole.

Moves learned by Gardevoir

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CharmFairyStatus 100
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1Dazzling GleamFairySpecial 80 100
1Disarming VoiceFairySpecial 40
1Double TeamNormalStatus
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Healing WishPsychicStatus
1Misty TerrainFairyStatus
1MoonblastFairySpecial 95 100
9HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
12Draining KissFairySpecial 50 100
15TeleportPsychicStatus
18PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
23Life DewWaterStatus
28WishNormalStatus
35Calm MindPsychicStatus
42PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
49Heal PulsePsychicStatus
56Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100
63Future SightPsychicSpecial 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dazzling GleamFairySpecial 80 100

Egg moves

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

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

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

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.
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1Double TeamNormalStatus
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Healing WishPsychicStatus
1Misty TerrainFairyStatus
1MoonblastFairySpecial 95 100
1Stored PowerPsychicSpecial 20 100
1TeleportPsychicStatus
4ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
6Double TeamNormalStatus
9TeleportPsychicStatus
11Disarming VoiceFairySpecial 40
14WishNormalStatus
17Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
19Heal PulsePsychicStatus
23Draining KissFairySpecial 50 100
26Calm MindPsychicStatus
31PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
35ImprisonPsychicStatus
40Future SightPsychicSpecial 120 100
44CaptivateNormalStatus 100
49HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
53Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100
58Stored PowerPsychicSpecial 20 100
62MoonblastFairySpecial 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 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

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
CharmFairyStatus 100 Level up
Lucky ChantNormalStatus Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

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 SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
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
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Gardevoir sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Gardevoir  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Gardevoir  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Gardevoir  sprite from Black & White Gardevoir  sprite from X & Y Gardevoir  sprite from Sword & Shield
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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Dusty Bowl, Lake of Outrage

Other languages

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

Name origin

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