Honedge

Honedge is a Steel/Ghost type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6. It is known as the Sword Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 679
Type Steel Ghost
Species Sword Pokémon
Height 2′07″ (0.8 m)
Weight 4.4 lbs (2.0 kg)
Abilities 1. No Guard
Local № 117 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense
Catch rate 180 (23.5% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 65
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 45
200 294
Attack 80
148 284
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 35
67 185
Sp. Def 37
71 190
Speed 28
54 170
Total 325 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 Honedge.

Evolution chart

(Level 35) (use Dusk Stone)
#681
Aegislash
Blade Forme
Steel · Ghost

Pokédex entries

X
Omega Ruby
Apparently this Pokémon is born when a departed spirit inhabits a sword. It attaches itself to people and drinks their life force.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
If anyone dares to grab its hilt, it wraps a blue cloth around that person’s arm and drains that person’s life energy completely.

Moves learned by Honedge

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Swords DanceNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
5Fury CutterBug 40 95
8Metal SoundSteel 85
13PursuitDark 40 100
18AutotomizeSteel
20Shadow SneakGhost 40 100
22Aerial AceFlying 60
26RetaliateNormal 70 100
29SlashNormal 70 100
32Iron DefenseSteel
35Night SlashDark 70 100
39Power TrickPsychic
42Iron HeadSteel 80 100
47Sacred SwordFighting 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Destiny BondGhost
Metal SoundSteel 85
Shadow SneakGhost 40 100
Wide GuardRock

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormal
Iron DefenseSteel
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Laser FocusNormal
Magnet RiseElectric
Shock WaveElectric 60
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
74Gyro BallSteel 100
75Swords DanceNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Honedge 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
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Swords DanceNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
5Fury CutterBug 40 95
8Metal SoundSteel 85
13PursuitDark 40 100
18AutotomizeSteel
20Shadow SneakGhost 40 100
22Aerial AceFlying 60
26RetaliateNormal 70 100
29SlashNormal 70 100
32Iron DefenseSteel
35Night SlashDark 70 100
39Power TrickPsychic
42Iron HeadSteel 80 100
47Sacred SwordFighting 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Destiny BondGhost
Metal SoundSteel 85
Shadow SneakGhost 40 100
Wide GuardRock

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
74Gyro BallSteel 100
75Swords DanceNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Honedge 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
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Honedge sprites

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

Where to find Honedge

X
Y
Route 6
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Akala Outskirts

Other languages

English Honedge
Japanese ヒトツキ (Hitotsuki)
German Gramokles
French Monorpale

Name origin

hone
sharpen, refine
edge
thin, sharp side of a blade