Joltik

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

Pokédex data

National № 595
Type Bug Electric
Species Attaching Pokémon
Height 0.1 m (0′04″)
Weight 0.6 kg (1.3 lbs)
Abilities 1. Compound Eyes
2. Unnerve
Swarm (hidden ability)
Local № 101 (Black/White)
173 (Black 2/White 2)
064 (Sword/Shield)
093 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

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

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 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.

Evolution chart

(Level 36)

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.
Sword Joltik can be found clinging to other Pokémon. It’s soaking up static electricity because it can’t produce a charge on its own.
Shield Joltik latch on to other Pokémon and suck out static electricity. They’re often found sticking to Yamper’s hindquarters.

Moves learned by Joltik

Moves learnt by level up

Joltik learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrass 20 100
1Fury CutterBug 40 95
4ElectrowebElectric 55 95
8Bug BiteBug 60 100
12String ShotBug 95
16Thunder WaveElectric 90
20Electro BallElectric 100
24AgilityPsychic
28Sucker PunchDark 70 100
32SlashNormal 70 100
37DischargeElectric 80 100
40ScreechNormal 85
44Gastro AcidPoison 100
48Bug BuzzBug 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double TeamNormal
InfestationBug 20 100
LungeBug 80 100
Poison StingPoison 15 100
Struggle BugBug 50 100

Move Tutor moves

Joltik can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Rising VoltageElectric 70 100
Skitter SmackBug 70 90

Moves learnt by TM

Joltik is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Joltik is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

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:

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

Joltik sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Joltik  sprite from Black & White Joltik  sprite from X & Y Joltik  sprite from Sword & Shield
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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Trade/migrate from another game
Sword
Shield
Route 4, Rolling Fields, South Lake Miloch, East Lake Axewell, Dappled Grove, West Lake Axewell, Giant's Cap, Giant's Mirror, North Lake Miloch

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Joltik
Japanese バチュル (Bachuru)
German Wattzapf
French Statitik

Name origin

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