Gothorita

Gothorita is a Psychic type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Manipulate Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 575
Type Psychic
Species Manipulate Pokémon
Height 0.7 m (2′04″)
Weight 18.0 kg (39.7 lbs)
Abilities 1. Frisk
2. Competitive
Shadow Tag (hidden ability)
Local № 081 (Black/White)
137 (Black 2/White 2)
127 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
268 (Sword/Shield)
235 (Scarlet/Violet)
052 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Defense
Catch rate 100 (13.1% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 137
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Human-Like
Gender 25% male, 75% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 45
85 207
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 75
139 273
Sp. Def 85
157 295
Speed 55
103 229
Total 390 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 Gothorita.

Evolution chart

(Level 32) (Level 41)

Gothorita changes

Pokédex entries

Black They use hypnosis to control people and Pokémon. Tales of Gothorita leading people astray are told in every corner.
White Starlight is the source of their power. At night, they mark star positions by using psychic power to float stones.
Black 2
White 2
According to many old tales, it creates friends for itself by controlling sleeping children on starry nights.
X
Omega Ruby
Starlight is the source of their power. At night, they mark star positions by using psychic power to float stones.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
According to many old tales, it creates friends for itself by controlling sleeping children on starry nights.
Sword It’s said that when stars shine in the night sky, this Pokémon will spirit away sleeping children. Some call it the Witch of Punishment.
Shield On nights when the stars shine, this Pokémon’s psychic power is at its strongest. It’s unknown just what link Gothorita has to the greater universe.
Scarlet This Pokémon will hypnotize children to put them to sleep before carrying them away. Be wary of nights when the starlight is bright.
Violet Using its psychic power, it arranges pebbles to form the shapes of constellations. Some people believe this Pokémon came from outer space.

Moves learned by Gothorita

Moves learnt by level up

Gothorita learns the following moves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1Play NiceNormalStatus
1PoundNormalPhysical 40 100
1TickleNormalStatus 100
12PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
16CharmFairyStatus 100
20PsyshockPsychicSpecial 80 100
24HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
28Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
35Psych UpNormalStatus
46FlatterDarkStatus 100
52Future SightPsychicSpecial 120 100
58Magic RoomPsychicStatus

Egg moves

Gothorita learns the following moves via breeding or picnics in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Gothorita gen 9 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fake OutNormalPhysical 40 100
Heal PulsePsychicStatus
Mean LookNormalStatus
Mirror CoatPsychicSpecial 100
TormentDarkStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

Gothorita is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet:

Moves learnt by level up

Gothorita learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1Play NiceNormalStatus
1PoundNormalPhysical 40 100
1TickleNormalStatus 100
12PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
16CharmFairyStatus 100
20PsyshockPsychicSpecial 80 100
24HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
28Fake TearsDarkStatus 100
35Psych UpNormalStatus
40PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
46FlatterDarkStatus 100
52Future SightPsychicSpecial 120 100
58Magic RoomPsychicStatus

Egg moves

Gothorita learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Gothorita gen 8 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fake OutNormalPhysical 40 100
Heal PulsePsychicStatus
Mean LookNormalStatus
Mirror CoatPsychicSpecial 100
TormentDarkStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

Gothorita can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Expanding ForcePsychicSpecial 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Gothorita is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Gothorita is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Gothorita sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Gothorita  sprite from Black & White Gothorita  sprite from X & Y Gothorita  sprite from Sword & Shield Gothorita  sprite from Scarlet & Violet
Shiny Gothorita Shiny sprite from Black & White Gothorita Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Gothorita

Black Route 9
White Trade/migrate from another game
Black 2 Route 9, Strange House
White 2 Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 20, Pokémon Village
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Gothita
Sun
Moon
Evolve Gothita
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword Dusty Bowl, Giant's Cap, Slippery Slope, Frostpoint Field
Shield Trade/migrate from another game
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Legends: Arceus
Not available in this game
Scarlet
Violet
South Province (Area Six)

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Gothorita
Japanese ゴチミル (Gothimiru)
German Hypnomorba
French Mesmérella

Name origin

gothic
gloomy, dark
señorita
Spanish for ‘Miss’, referring to a woman