Golurk

Golurk is a Ground/Ghost type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Automaton Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 623
Type Ground Ghost
Species Automaton Pokémon
Height 9′02″ (2.8 m)
Weight 727.5 lbs (330.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Iron Fist
2. Klutz
No Guard (hidden ability)
Local № 129 (Black/White)
272 (Black 2/White 2)
092 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
313 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 90 (11.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 169
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Mineral
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 25 (base 6,400 steps)

Base stats

HP 89
288 382
Attack 124
227 381
Defense 80
148 284
Sp. Atk 55
103 229
Sp. Def 80
148 284
Speed 55
103 229
Total 483 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 Golurk.

Evolution chart

(Level 43)

Pokédex entries

Black It flies across the sky at Mach speeds. Removing the seal on its chest makes its internal energy go out of control.
White It is said that Golurk were ordered to protect people and Pokémon by the ancient people who made them.
Black 2
White 2
Golurk were created to protect people and Pokémon. They run on a mysterious energy.
X
Omega Ruby
It is said that Golurk were ordered to protect people and Pokémon by the ancient people who made them.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It flies across the sky at Mach speeds. Removing the seal on its chest makes its internal energy go out of control.
Ultra Sun Some say that ancient people invented Golurk to serve as a laborer. It follows its master’s orders faithfully.
Ultra Moon When the seal on its chest is removed, it rages indiscriminately, turning the whole town around it into a mountain of rubble.

Moves learned by Golurk

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1Defense CurlNormal
1Heavy SlamSteel 100
1High HorsepowerGround 95 95
1Mud-SlapGround 20 100
1PoundNormal 40 100
5Mud-SlapGround 20 100
9RolloutRock 30 90
13Shadow PunchGhost 60
17Iron DefenseSteel
21Stomping TantrumGround 75 100
25Mega PunchNormal 80 85
30MagnitudeGround 100
35Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50
40Night ShadeGhost 100
47CurseGhost
54EarthquakeGround 100 100
61Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
69Focus PunchFighting 150 100
76Phantom ForceGhost 90 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Golurk learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Heavy SlamSteel 100

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
46ThiefDark 60 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
69Rock PolishRock
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
74Gyro BallSteel 100
76FlyFlying 90 95
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Golurk 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
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1Defense CurlNormal
1Heavy SlamSteel 100
1High HorsepowerGround 95 95
1Mud-SlapGround 20 100
1PoundNormal 40 100
5Mud-SlapGround 20 100
9RolloutRock 30 90
13Shadow PunchGhost 60
17Iron DefenseSteel
21Stomping TantrumGround 75 100
25Mega PunchNormal 80 85
30MagnitudeGround 100
35Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50
40Night ShadeGhost 100
47CurseGhost
54EarthquakeGround 100 100
61Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
69Focus PunchFighting 150 100
76Phantom ForceGhost 90 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Golurk learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Heavy SlamSteel 100

Egg moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
46ThiefDark 60 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
69Rock PolishRock
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
74Gyro BallSteel 100
76FlyFlying 90 95
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Golurk 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Golurk sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Golurk  sprite from Black & White Golurk  sprite from X & Y Golurk  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Golurk Shiny sprite from Black & White Golurk Shiny sprite from X & Y Golurk Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Golurk

Black
White
Evolve Golett
Black 2
White 2
Dragonspiral Tower, Victory Road
X
Y
Evolve Golett
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun Evolve Golett
Ultra Moon Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English Golurk
Japanese ゴルーグ (Goloog)
German Golgantes
French Golemastoc

Name origin

golem
stone figure from jewish folklore
lurk
to lie or wait in concealment