Giratina

Giratina is a Ghost/Dragon type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Renegade Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 487
Type Ghost Dragon
Species Renegade Pokémon
Height 4.5 m (14′09″)
Weight 750.0 kg (1653.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pressure
Telepathy (hidden ability)
Local № 210 (Platinum)

Training

EV yield 3 HP
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 306
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 150
410 504
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 120
220 372
Sp. Atk 100
184 328
Sp. Def 120
220 372
Speed 90
166 306
Total 680 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 Giratina.

Pokédex data

National № 487
Type Ghost Dragon
Species Renegade Pokémon
Height 6.9 m (22′08″)
Weight 650.0 kg (1433.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Levitate
Local № 210 (Platinum)

Training

EV yield 3 HP
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 306
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 150
410 504
Attack 120
220 372
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 120
220 372
Sp. Def 100
184 328
Speed 90
166 306
Total 680 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 Giratina.

Evolution chart

Giratina changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond
Pearl
A Pokémon that is said to live in a world on the reverse side of ours. It appears in an ancient cemetery.
Platinum It was banished for its violence. It silently gazed upon the old world from the Distortion World.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
This Pokémon is said to live in a world on the reverse side of ours, where common knowledge is distorted and strange.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It was banished for its violence. It silently gazed upon the old world from the Distortion World.
X
Omega Ruby
This Pokémon is said to live in a world on the reverse side of ours, where common knowledge is distorted and strange.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It was banished for its violence. It silently gazed upon the old world from the Distortion World.

Moves learned by Giratina

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1DefogFlyingStatus
1Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
7Dragon BreathDragonSpecial 60 100
14Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
21HexGhostSpecial 65 100
28SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
35Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
42Shadow ClawGhostPhysical 70 100
49Pain SplitNormalStatus
56Aura SphereFightingSpecial 80
63Dragon ClawDragonPhysical 80 100
70Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
77Shadow ForceGhostPhysical 120 100
84Destiny BondGhostStatus

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual WingbeatFlyingPhysical 40 90
PoltergeistGhostPhysical 110 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Dragon BreathDragonSpecial 60 100
1Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
6Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100
10Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
15SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
19Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
24Destiny BondGhostStatus
28Dragon ClawDragonPhysical 80 100
33Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
37Aura SphereFightingSpecial 80
42Shadow ClawGhostPhysical 70 100
46Shadow ForceGhostPhysical 120 100
50HexGhostSpecial 65 100

Egg moves

Giratina does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Giratina 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
Heal BlockPsychicStatus 100 Generation 4 — Level up
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragonSpecial 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDarkStatus 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

Giratina sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Giratina  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Giratina  sprite from Black & White Giratina  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Giratina Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Giratina Shiny sprite from Black & White Giratina Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Giratina

Diamond
Pearl
Turnback Cave
Platinum Distortion World, Turnback Cave
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Sinjoh Ruins
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ultra Space Wilds
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Giratina
Japanese ギラティナ (Giratina)
German Giratina
French Giratina

Name origin

girasol
a red opal
platina
an alloy of platinum, the game of which it is the mascot