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)
237 (Legends: Arceus)

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)
237 (Legends: Arceus)

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

Altered Forme

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.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
A Pokémon that is said to live in a world on the reverse side of ours. It appears in an ancient cemetery.
Legends: Arceus There is one Hisuian verse that tells of a powerful light creating a deep shadow. I imagine that this deep shadow is Giratina.

Origin Forme

Legends: Arceus Giratina loses its legs upon changing into this form. I believe this Pokémon must hail from a world where the heavens and the earth are as one, though I have no way of proving it.

Moves learned by Giratina

Moves learnt by level up

Giratina learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl 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
49Shadow ForceGhostPhysical 120 100
56Pain SplitNormalStatus
63Aura SphereFightingSpecial 80
70Dragon ClawDragonPhysical 80 100
77Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
84Destiny BondGhostStatus

Egg moves

Giratina does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

Move Tutor moves

Giratina can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Draco MeteorDragonSpecial 130 90

Moves learnt by TM

Giratina is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by level up

Giratina learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
6Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
12HexGhostSpecial 65 100
19Shadow ClawGhostPhysical 70 100
27Aura SphereFightingSpecial 80
30Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
36Dragon ClawDragonPhysical 80 100
42Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
55Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
60Shadow ForceGhostPhysical 120 100

Move Tutor moves

Giratina can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

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 Giratina  sprite from Legends: Arceus
Shiny Giratina Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Giratina Shiny sprite from Black & White Giratina Shiny sprite from X & Y Giratina Shiny sprite from Legends: Arceus

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
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Trade/migrate from another game
Legends: Arceus Turnback Cave

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