Gligar

Gligar is a Ground/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the FlyScorpion Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 207
Type Ground Flying
Species FlyScorpion Pokémon
Height 1.1 m (3′07″)
Weight 64.8 kg (142.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Hyper Cutter
2. Sand Veil
Immunity (hidden ability)
Local № 189 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
153 (Platinum)
193 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
221 (Black 2/White 2)
115 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 86
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 65
240 334
Attack 75
139 273
Defense 105
193 339
Sp. Atk 35
67 185
Sp. Def 65
121 251
Speed 85
157 295
Total 430 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 Gligar.

Evolution chart

(hold Razor Fang, Nighttime)

Gligar changes

Pokédex entries

Gold It flies straight at its target’s face then clamps down on the startled victim to inject poison.
Silver It usually clings to cliffs. When it spots its prey, it spreads its wings and glides down to attack.
Crystal It builds its nest on a steep cliff. When it is done gliding, it hops along the ground back to its nest.
Ruby
Sapphire
GLIGAR glides through the air without a sound as if it were sliding. This POKéMON hangs on to the face of its foe using its clawed hind legs and the large pincers on its forelegs, then injects the prey with its poison barb.
FireRed It usually clings to cliffs. When it spots its prey, it spreads its wings and glides down to attack.
LeafGreen It flies straight at its target’s face, then clamps down on the startled victim to inject poison.
Emerald It glides without making a single sound. It grasps the face of its foe using its hind and large front claws, then stabs with its poison barb.
Diamond
Pearl
It sails on the winds with its limbs extended to strike from the sky. It aims for the prey’s face.
Platinum It glides as if sliding. It startles foes by clamping on to their faces, then jabs with its poison stinger.
HeartGold It flies straight at its target’s face, then clamps down on the startled victim to inject poison.
SoulSilver It usually clings to cliffs. When it spots its prey, it spreads its wings and glides down to attack.
Black
White
It glides as if sliding. It startles foes by clamping on to their faces, then jabs with its poison stinger.
Black 2
White 2
It clamps on to its chosen prey then jabs the stinger on its tail into the prey while it’s stunned with surprise.
X It usually clings to cliffs. When it spots its prey, it spreads its wings and glides down to attack.
Y It flies straight at its target’s face, then clamps down on the startled victim to inject poison.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Gligar glides through the air without a sound as if it were sliding. This Pokémon hangs on to the face of its foe using its clawed hind legs and the large pincers on its forelegs, then injects the prey with its poison barb.

Moves learned by Gligar

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
4Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
7HardenNormalStatus
10Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
13Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
16Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
19Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
22AcrobaticsFlyingPhysical 55 100
27SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
30U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
35ScreechNormalStatus 85
40X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
45Sky UppercutFightingPhysical 85 90
50Swords DanceNormalStatus
55GuillotineNormalPhysical 30

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
DefogFlyingStatus
Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stealth RockRockStatus
TailwindFlyingStatus
Throat ChopDarkPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Gligar 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
DetectFightingStatus Generation 2 — TM
Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
4Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
7HardenNormalStatus
10Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
13Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
16Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
19Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
22AcrobaticsFlyingPhysical 55 100
27SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
30U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
35ScreechNormalStatus 85
40X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
45Sky UppercutFightingPhysical 85 90
50Swords DanceNormalStatus
55GuillotineNormalPhysical 30

Egg moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Gligar 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
DetectFightingStatus Generation 2 — TM
Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Gligar sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Gligar  sprite from Silver Gligar  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Gligar  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Gligar  sprite from Black & White Gligar  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Gligar Shiny sprite from Silver Gligar Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Gligar Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Gligar Shiny sprite from Black & White Gligar Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Gligar

Gold Route 45
Silver Trade/migrate from another game
Crystal Route 45
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Safari Zone
Diamond
Pearl
Route 206, 207, 214, 215, 227, Stark Mountain
Platinum Route 206
HeartGold Route 45
SoulSilver Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Route 11, 15
Black 2
White 2
Route 11, 15, 23
X
Y
Route 19
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Gligar
Japanese グライガー (Gliger)
German Skorgla
French Scorplane

Name origin

glide
fly smoothly
gargoyle
grotesque carved ornament