Gorebyss

Gorebyss is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the South Sea Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 368
Type Water
Species South Sea Pokémon
Height 5′11″ (1.8 m)
Weight 49.8 lbs (22.6 kg)
Abilities 1. Swift Swim
Hydration (hidden ability)
Local № 178 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
143 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
187 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
142 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Attack
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 170
Growth Rate Erratic

Breeding

Egg Groups Water 1
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 55
220 314
Attack 84
155 293
Defense 105
193 339
Sp. Atk 114
209 359
Sp. Def 75
139 273
Speed 52
98 223
Total 485 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 Gorebyss.

Evolution chart

(trade holding Deep Sea Tooth)
(trade holding Deep Sea Scale)

Gorebyss changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby GOREBYSS lives in the southern seas at extreme depths. Its body is built to withstand the enormous pressure of water at incredible depths. Because of this, this POKéMON’s body is unharmed by ordinary attacks.
Sapphire Although GOREBYSS is the very picture of elegance and beauty while swimming, it is also cruel. When it spots prey, this POKéMON inserts its thin mouth into the prey’s body and drains the prey of its body fluids.
FireRed
LeafGreen
Its swimming form is exquisitely elegant. With its thin mouth, it feeds on seaweed that grows between rocks.
Emerald A GOREBYSS siphons the body fluids of prey through its thin, tubular mouth. Its light pink body color turns vivid when it finishes feeding.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It lives at the bottom of the sea. In the springtime, its pink body turns more vivid for some reason.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Its pink body becomes more vivid with the rise of water temperatures in the springtime.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It lives at the bottom of the sea. In the springtime, its pink body turns more vivid for some reason.
X It lives at the bottom of the sea. In the springtime, its pink body turns more vivid for some reason.
Y Its swimming form is exquisitely elegant. With its thin mouth, it feeds on seaweed that grows between rocks.
Omega Ruby Gorebyss lives in the southern seas at extreme depths. Its body is built to withstand the enormous pressure of water at incredible depths. Because of this, this Pokémon’s body is unharmed by ordinary attacks.
Alpha Sapphire Although Gorebyss is the very picture of elegance and beauty while swimming, it is also cruel. When it spots prey, this Pokémon inserts its thin mouth into the prey’s body and drains the prey of its body fluids.
Ultra Sun The color of its body changes with the water temperature. The coloration of Gorebyss in Alola is almost blindingly vivid.
Ultra Moon It sucks bodily fluids out of its prey. The leftover meat sinks to the seafloor, where it becomes food for other Pokémon.

Moves learned by Gorebyss

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
1WhirlpoolWater 35 85
5Water SportWater
9AgilityPsychic
11Draining KissFairy 50 100
14Water PulseWater 60 100
16AmnesiaPsychic
19Aqua RingWater
23CaptivateNormal 100
26DiveWater 80 100
29Baton PassNormal
34PsychicPsychic 90 100
39Aqua TailWater 90 90
45CoilPoison
50Hydro PumpWater 110 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua RingWater
BarrierPsychic
Body SlamNormal 85 100
BrineWater 65 100
Confuse RayGhost 100
EndureNormal
Mud SportGround
Muddy WaterWater 90 85
RefreshNormal
SupersonicNormal 55
Water PulseWater 60 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWater 90 90
BindNormal 15 85
BounceFlying 85 85
Icy WindIce 55 95
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Gorebyss. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
ClampWater 35 85 Level up
Iron DefenseSteel Level up
Shell SmashNormal Level up
Water GunWater 40 100 Level up
Iron DefenseSteel Move tutor

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
77Psych UpNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Gorebyss 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
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
1WhirlpoolWater 35 85
5Water SportWater
9AgilityPsychic
11Draining KissFairy 50 100
14Water PulseWater 60 100
16AmnesiaPsychic
19Aqua RingWater
23CaptivateNormal 100
26DiveWater 80 100
29Baton PassNormal
34PsychicPsychic 90 100
39Aqua TailWater 90 90
45CoilPoison
50Hydro PumpWater 110 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua RingWater
BarrierPsychic
Body SlamNormal 85 100
BrineWater 65 100
Confuse RayGhost 100
EndureNormal
Mud SportGround
Muddy WaterWater 90 85
RefreshNormal
SupersonicNormal 55
Water PulseWater 60 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Sun & Moon by a previous evolution of Gorebyss. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
ClampWater 35 85 Level up
Iron DefenseSteel Level up
Shell SmashNormal Level up
Water GunWater 40 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
77Psych UpNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Gorebyss 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
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Gorebyss sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Gorebyss  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Gorebyss  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Gorebyss  sprite from Black & White Gorebyss  sprite from X & Y Gorebyss  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Gorebyss Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Gorebyss Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Gorebyss Shiny sprite from Black & White Gorebyss Shiny sprite from X & Y Gorebyss Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Gorebyss

Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Emerald
Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Evolve Clamperl
Platinum Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Clamperl
Black Evolve Clamperl
White Route 4
Black 2 Evolve Clamperl
White 2 Route 4
X Evolve Clamperl
Y Route 12
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Clamperl
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 15, Melemele Sea, Hau'oli City

Other languages

English Gorebyss
Japanese サクラビス (Sakurabyss)
German Saganabyss
French Rosabyss

Name origin

gore
to pierce with a horn or tusk
abyss
deep gulf or crag