Happiny

Happiny is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Playhouse Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 440
Type Normal
Species Playhouse Pokémon
Height 0.6 m (2′00″)
Weight 24.4 kg (53.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. Natural Cure
2. Serene Grace
Friend Guard (hidden ability)
Local № 096 (Diamond/Pearl)
096 (Platinum)
032 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
039 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
096 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
086 (Legends: Arceus)
043 (Scarlet/Violet)
006 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 1 HP
Catch rate 130 (17.0% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 140 (higher than normal)
Base Exp. 110
Growth Rate Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender 0% male, 100% female
Egg cycles 40 (10,024–10,280 steps)

Base stats

HP 100
310 404
Attack 5
13 119
Defense 5
13 119
Sp. Atk 15
31 141
Sp. Def 65
121 251
Speed 30
58 174
Total 220 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 Happiny.

Evolution chart

(hold Oval Stone, Daytime) (high Friendship)

Happiny changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond It loves round white things. It carries an egg-shaped rock in imitation of CHANSEY.
Pearl It carries a round, egg-shaped rock in its belly pouch and gives the rock to its friends.
Platinum It likes to carry around a small rock. It may wander around others’ feet and cause them to stumble.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It carefully carries a round, white rock that it thinks is an egg. It’s bothered by how curly its hair looks.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It likes to carry around a small rock. It may wander around others’ feet and cause them to stumble.
X
Omega Ruby
It carries a round, egg-shaped rock in its belly pouch and gives the rock to its friends.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It carefully carries a round, white rock that it thinks is an egg. It’s bothered by how curly its hair looks.
Sun It carries a round white rock in its belly pouch. If it gets along well with someone, it will sometimes give that person the rock.
Moon It’s too small to lay eggs yet. As a surrogate, it searches out round white stones.
Ultra Sun Usually it’s a well-behaved Pokémon, but if you take its round rock away, it will cry and fuss and throw a big old tantrum.
Ultra Moon When it sees something round and white, Happiny puts it into the pouch on its stomach. It sometimes becomes overloaded and can’t move.
Sword Mimicking Chansey, Happiny will place an egg- shaped stone in its belly pouch. Happiny will treasure this stone.
Shield Happiny’s willing to lend its precious round stone to those it’s friendly with, but if the stone isn’t returned, Happiny will cry and throw a tantrum.
Brilliant Diamond It loves round, white things. It carries an egg-shaped rock in imitation of Chansey.
Shining Pearl It carries a round, egg-shaped rock in its belly pouch and gives the rock to its friends.
Legends: Arceus In imitation of Chansey, it keeps a round stone tucked into its belly pouch and cherishes it dearly. It gets along well with children and will sometimes play house with them for fun.
Scarlet It carries a round, white rock in its belly pouch. If it gets along well with someone, it will sometimes give that person the rock.
Violet It carefully carries a round, white rock that it thinks is an egg. It’s bothered by how curly its hair looks.

Moves learned by Happiny

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CopycatNormalStatus
1PoundNormalPhysical 40 100
4Defense CurlNormalStatus
8Sweet KissFairyStatus 75
12Disarming VoiceFairySpecial 40
16CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
20CharmFairyStatus 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
GravityPsychicStatus
Heal BellNormalStatus
PresentNormalPhysical 90
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by level up

Happiny learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
6Fairy WindFairySpecial 40 100
11Baby-Doll EyesFairyStatus 100
18Draining KissFairySpecial 50 100
25Calm MindPsychicStatus
34Soft-BoiledNormalStatus
43Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100

Move Tutor moves

Happiny can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Baby-Doll EyesFairyStatus 100
Calm MindPsychicStatus
Drain PunchFightingPhysical 75 100
FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
RestPsychicStatus
Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90

Happiny sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Happiny  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Happiny  sprite from Black & White Happiny  sprite from X & Y Happiny  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Happiny  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Happiny Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Happiny Shiny sprite from Black & White Happiny Shiny sprite from X & Y Happiny Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Happiny
Japanese ピンプク (Pinpuku)
German Wonneira
French Ptiravi

Name origin

happy
joyful
tiny
small