Hoopa

Hoopa is a Psychic/Ghost type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6. It is known as the Mischief Pokémon.

Hoopa is an event-exclusive Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 720
Type Psychic Ghost
Species Mischief Pokémon
Height 0.5 m (1′08″)
Weight 9.0 kg (19.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. Magician
Local № 152 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 100 (higher than normal)
Base Exp. 270
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 80
270 364
Attack 110
202 350
Defense 60
112 240
Sp. Atk 150
274 438
Sp. Def 130
238 394
Speed 70
130 262
Total 600 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 Hoopa.

Pokédex data

National № 720
Type Psychic Dark
Species Djinn Pokémon
Height 6.5 m (21′04″)
Weight 490.0 kg (1080.3 lbs)
Abilities 1. Magician
Local № 152 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 100 (higher than normal)
Base Exp. 306
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 80
270 364
Attack 160
292 460
Defense 60
112 240
Sp. Atk 170
310 482
Sp. Def 130
238 394
Speed 80
148 284
Total 680 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 Hoopa.

Evolution chart

Pokédex entries

X This troublemaker sends anything and everything to faraway places using its loop, which can warp space.
Y It gathers things it likes and passes them through its loop to teleport them to a secret place.
Omega Ruby In its true form, it possess a huge amount of power. Legends of its avarice tell how it once carried off an entire castle to gain the treasure hidden within.
Alpha Sapphire It is said to be able to seize anything it desires with its six rings and six huge arms. With its power sealed, it is transformed into a much smaller form.

Moves learned by Hoopa

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Ally SwitchPsychicStatus
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1Destiny BondGhostStatus
1Hyperspace HolePsychicSpecial 80
1TrickPsychicStatus 100
6AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
10Magic CoatPsychicStatus
15Light ScreenPsychicStatus
19PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
25Skill SwapPsychicStatus
29Guard SplitPsychicStatus
29Power SplitPsychicStatus
35Phantom ForceGhostPhysical 90 100
46Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90
50Trick RoomPsychicStatus
50Wonder RoomPsychicStatus
55Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
68Nasty PlotDarkStatus
75PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
85Hyperspace HolePsychicSpecial 80
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Ally SwitchPsychicStatus
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1Destiny BondGhostStatus
1Hyperspace FuryDarkPhysical 100
1TrickPsychicStatus 100
6AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
10Magic CoatPsychicStatus
15Light ScreenPsychicStatus
19PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
25Skill SwapPsychicStatus
29Guard SplitPsychicStatus
29Power SplitPsychicStatus
46Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
50Trick RoomPsychicStatus
50Wonder RoomPsychicStatus
55Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
75PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
85Hyperspace FuryDarkPhysical 100

Egg moves

Hoopa does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Hoopa 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
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Ally SwitchPsychicStatus
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1Destiny BondGhostStatus
1Hyperspace HolePsychicSpecial 80
1TrickPsychicStatus 100
6AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
10Magic CoatPsychicStatus
15Light ScreenPsychicStatus
19PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
25Skill SwapPsychicStatus
29Guard SplitPsychicStatus
29Power SplitPsychicStatus
35Phantom ForceGhostPhysical 90 100
46Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90
50Trick RoomPsychicStatus
50Wonder RoomPsychicStatus
55Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
68Nasty PlotDarkStatus
75PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
85Hyperspace HolePsychicSpecial 80
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Ally SwitchPsychicStatus
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1Destiny BondGhostStatus
1Hyperspace FuryDarkPhysical 100
1TrickPsychicStatus 100
6AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
10Magic CoatPsychicStatus
15Light ScreenPsychicStatus
19PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
25Skill SwapPsychicStatus
29Guard SplitPsychicStatus
29Power SplitPsychicStatus
46Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
50Trick RoomPsychicStatus
50Wonder RoomPsychicStatus
55Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
75PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
85Hyperspace FuryDarkPhysical 100

Egg moves

Hoopa does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Hoopa 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
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Hoopa sprites

Type Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Hoopa  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Hoopa Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Hoopa

X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Hoopa
Japanese フーパ (Hoopa)
German Hoopa
French Hoopa

Name origin

hoop
a circular band