Golbat is a Poison/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the
|Height||1.6 m (5′03″)|
|Weight||55.0 kg (121.3 lbs)|
|Abilities||1. Inner Focus
Infiltrator (hidden ability)
|Local №||042 (Yellow/Red/Blue)
062 (Black 2/White 2)
146 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
066 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
069 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
081 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
042 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
029 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
035 (Legends: Arceus)
145 (The Crown Tundra)
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.
- In Generation 1, Golbat has a base Special stat of 75.
- In Generations 1-4, Golbat has a base experience yield of 171.
- In Generations 2-7, Golbat has a base Friendship value of 70.
|Once it strikes, it will not stop draining energy from the victim even if it gets too heavy to fly.|
|Yellow||It attacks in a stealthy manner, without warning. Its sharp fangs are used to bite and suck blood.|
|Gold||However hard its victim’s hide may be, it punctures with sharp fangs and gorges itself with blood.|
|Silver||It can drink more than 10 ounces of blood at once. If it has too much, it gets heavy and flies clumsily.|
|Crystal||When it plunges its fangs into its prey, it instantly draws and gulps down more than ten ounces of blood.|
|Ruby||GOLBAT loves to drink the blood of living things. It is particularly active in the pitch black of night. This POKéMON flits around in the night skies, seeking fresh blood.|
|Sapphire||GOLBAT bites down on prey with its four fangs and drinks the victim’s blood. It becomes active on inky dark moonless nights, flying around to attack people and POKéMON.|
|FireRed||It clamps down on its prey with needle-sharp fangs and drains over 10 ounces of blood in one gulp.|
|LeafGreen||Once it bites, it will not stop draining energy from the victim even if it gets too heavy to fly.|
|Emerald||Its fangs easily puncture even thick animal hide. It loves to feast on the blood of people and POKéMON. It flits about in darkness and strikes from behind.|
|Diamond||It loves the blood of humans and Pokémon. It flies around at night in search of neck veins.|
|Pearl||Once it starts sucking blood, it does not stop until it is full. It flies at night in search of prey.|
|Platinum||Its sharp fangs puncture the toughest of hides and have small holes for greedily sucking blood.|
|HeartGold||However hard its victim’s hide may be, it punctures with sharp fangs and gorges itself with blood.|
|SoulSilver||It can drink more than 10 ounces of blood at once. If it has too much, it gets heavy and flies clumsily.|
|Its sharp fangs puncture the toughest of hides and have small holes for greedily sucking blood.|
|Flitting around in the dead of night, it sinks its fangs into its prey and drains a nearly fatal amount of blood.|
|X||Once it bites, it will not stop draining energy from the victim even if it gets too heavy to fly.|
|Y||Once it starts sucking blood, it does not stop until it is full. It flies at night in search of prey.|
|Omega Ruby||Golbat loves to drink the blood of living things. It is particularly active in the pitch black of night. This Pokémon flits around in the night skies, seeking fresh blood.|
|Alpha Sapphire||Golbat bites down on prey with its four fangs and drinks the victim’s blood. It becomes active on inky dark moonless nights, flying around to attack people and Pokémon.|
|Sun||Its thick fangs are hollow like straws, making them unexpectedly fragile. These fangs are specialized for sucking blood.|
|Moon||Sometimes they drink so much blood, they can’t fly anymore. Then they fall to the ground and become food for other Pokémon.|
|Ultra Sun||Every once in a while, you’ll see a Golbat that’s missing some fangs. This happens when hunger drives it to try biting a Steel-type Pokémon.|
|Ultra Moon||They can suck down over 10 ounces of blood in one go. They have been known to drink so much blood that they can no longer fly.|
|Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
|It attacks in a stealthy manner, without warning. Its sharp fangs are used to bite and to suck blood.|
|Sword||It loves to drink other creatures’ blood. It’s said that if it finds others of its kind going hungry, it sometimes shares the blood it’s gathered.|
|Shield||Its feet are tiny, but this Pokémon walks skillfully. It sneaks up on sleeping prey before sinking in its fangs and slurping up blood.|
|Brilliant Diamond||It loves the blood of humans and Pokémon. It flies around at night in search of neck veins.|
|Shining Pearl||Once it starts sucking blood, it does not stop until it is full. It flies at night in search of prey.|
|Legends: Arceus||It sinks its sharp fangs into other creatures and slurps up their blood. A closer look at the fangs reveals that they are hollow and akin to straws.|
Moves learned by Golbat
Moves learnt by level up
Golbat learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.
Golbat learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Golbat gen 8 learnset page.
Moves learnt by TM
Golbat is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:
Moves learnt by level up
Golbat learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.
Move Tutor moves
Golbat can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:
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Where to find Golbat
Answers to Golbat questions
- Are you able to evolve Golbat for example into Crobat before getting the National Dex in FR/LG?
- Why does golbat need happiness to evolve?
- Why did my Golbat evolve to Crobat exactly 1 level after Zubat evolved to Golbat?
- How many Gummies does it take to get to evolution in Explorers of Time/Sky/Darkness?
- Does Brock's Golbat ever evolve?
- Can my Golbat evolve again?
- Message needed to evolve golbat into crobat?
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|English, Spanish, Italian||Golbat|
- to eat or drink quickly
- cave-dwelling flying mammal