Joltik

Joltik is a Bug/Electric type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Attaching Pokémon.

Joltik artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 595
Type Bug Electric
Species Attaching Pokémon
Height 0′04″ (0.1 m)
Weight 1.3 lbs (0.6 kg)
Abilities Compound Eyes
Unnerve
Swarm (hidden ability)
Local № 101 (Black/White)
173 (Black 2/White 2)
Japanese Bachuru

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base EXP 64
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 50
210 304
Attack 47
89 212
Defense 50
94 218
Sp. Atk 57
107 234
Sp. Def 50
94 218
Speed 65
121 251
Total 319 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 Joltik.

Pokédex entries

Black Joltik that live in cities have learned a technique for sucking electricity from the outlets in houses.
White They attach themselves to large-bodied Pokémon and absorb static electricity, which they store in an electric pouch.
Black 2
White 2
Since it can’t generate its own electricity, it sticks onto large-bodied Pokémon and absorbs static electricity.
X
Omega Ruby
Since it can’t generate its own electricity, it sticks onto large-bodied Pokémon and absorbs static electricity.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
They attach themselves to large-bodied Pokémon and absorb static electricity, which they store in an electric pouch.

Evolution chart

(Level 36)

Name origin

jolt
a sudden movement or burst of electricity
tick
a mite-like parasite

Moves learned by Joltik

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrass 20 100
1Spider WebBug
1String ShotBug 95
4Thunder WaveElectric 90
7ScreechNormal 85
12Fury CutterBug 40 95
15ElectrowebElectric 55 95
18Bug BiteBug 60 100
23Gastro AcidPoison 100
26SlashNormal 70 100
29Electro BallElectric 100
34Signal BeamBug 75 100
37AgilityPsychic
40Sucker PunchDark 70 100
45DischargeElectric 80 100
48Bug BuzzBug 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CamouflageNormal
Cross PoisonPoison 70 100
DisableNormal 100
Feint AttackDark 60
LungeBug 80 100
Pin MissileBug 25 95
Poison StingPoison 15 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BounceFlying 85 85
Bug BiteBug 60 100
ElectrowebElectric 55 95
Gastro AcidPoison 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Magnet RiseElectric
Shock WaveElectric 60
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100

Moves learnt by TM

Joltik 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
27ReturnNormal 100
28Leech LifeBug 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
72Volt SwitchElectric 70 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Joltik 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
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrass 20 100
1Spider WebBug
1String ShotBug 95
4Thunder WaveElectric 90
7ScreechNormal 85
12Fury CutterBug 40 95
15ElectrowebElectric 55 95
18Bug BiteBug 60 100
23Gastro AcidPoison 100
26SlashNormal 70 100
29Electro BallElectric 100
34Signal BeamBug 75 100
37AgilityPsychic
40Sucker PunchDark 70 100
45DischargeElectric 80 100
48Bug BuzzBug 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CamouflageNormal
Cross PoisonPoison 70 100
DisableNormal 100
Feint AttackDark 60
Pin MissileBug 25 95
Poison StingPoison 15 100
PursuitDark 40 100
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28Leech LifeBug 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
72Volt SwitchElectric 70 100
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Joltik 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
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Joltik sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Joltik  sprite from Black & White Joltik  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Joltik Shiny sprite from Black & White Joltik Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Joltik

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Chargestone Cave
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 116
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game