Helioptile

Helioptile is an Electric/Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6. It is known as the Generator Pokémon.

It charges itself by bathing in the light of the sun, providing it with enough energy that it doesn't need to eat.

Pokédex data

National № 694
Type Electric Normal
Species Generator Pokémon
Height 1′08″ (0.5 m)
Weight 13.2 lbs (6.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Dry Skin
2. Sand Veil
Solar Power (hidden ability)
Local № 046 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 58
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Dragon, Monster
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 44
198 292
Attack 38
72 192
Defense 33
63 181
Sp. Atk 61
114 243
Sp. Def 43
81 203
Speed 70
130 262
Total 289 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.

Evolution chart

(use Sun Stone)

Pokédex entries

X
Omega Ruby
They make their home in deserts. They can generate their energy from basking in the sun, so eating food is not a requirement.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
The frills on either side of its head have cells that generate electricity when exposed to sunlight.

Moves learned by Helioptile

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PoundNormal 40 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
6Thunder ShockElectric 40 100
11ChargeElectric
13Mud-SlapGround 20 100
17Quick AttackNormal 40 100
22Razor WindNormal 80 100
25Parabolic ChargeElectric 65 100
31Thunder WaveElectric 90
35BulldozeGround 60 100
40Volt SwitchElectric 70 100
45ElectrifyElectric
49ThunderboltElectric 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychic
CamouflageNormal
Electric TerrainElectric
GlareNormal 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychic
ElectrowebElectric 55 95
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Magnet RiseElectric
Shock WaveElectric 60
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
72Volt SwitchElectric 70 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
77Psych UpNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
94SurfWater 90 100
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Helioptile 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
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Helioptile does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Helioptile does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Helioptile sprites

Type Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Helioptile  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Helioptile Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Helioptile

X
Y
Route 9
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Breed Heliolisk
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Helioptile
Japanese エリキテル (Erikiteru)
German Eguana
French Galvaran

Name origin

helios
Greek for ‘sun’
reptile
cold-blooded creatures such as lizards and snakes