Kirlia

Kirlia is a Psychic/Fairy type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Emotion Pokémon.

Prior to Generation 6, Kirlia was a pure Psychic type.

Kirlia artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 281
Type Psychic Fairy
Species Emotion Pokémon
Height 2′07″ (0.8 m)
Weight 44.5 lbs (20.2 kg)
Abilities Synchronize
Trace
Telepathy (hidden ability)
Local № 030 (Ruby/Sapphire)
158 (Platinum)
065 (X/Y)
030 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
Japanese Kiruria

Training

EV yield 2 Special Attack
Catch rate 120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 35 (lower than normal)
Base EXP 140
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 38
186 280
Attack 35
67 185
Defense 35
67 185
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 50
94 218
Total 278 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 Kirlia.

Pokédex entries

Ruby It is said that a KIRLIA that is exposed to the positive emotions of its TRAINER grows beautiful. This POKéMON controls psychokinetic powers with its highly developed brain.
Sapphire KIRLIA uses the horns on its head to amplify its psychokinetic power. When the POKéMON uses its power, the air around it becomes distorted, creating mirages of nonexistent scenery.
FireRed
LeafGreen
The cheerful spirit of its TRAINER gives it energy for its psychokinetic power. It spins and dances when happy.
Emerald A KIRLIA has the psychic power to create a rip in the dimensions and see into the future. It is said to dance with pleasure on sunny mornings.
Diamond
Pearl
It is highly perceptive of its Trainer’s feelings. It dances when it is feeling happy.
Platinum If its Trainer becomes happy, it overflows with energy, dancing joyously while spinning about.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It has a psychic power that enables it to distort the space around it and see into the future.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
If its Trainer becomes happy, it overflows with energy, dancing joyously while spinning about.
X The cheerful spirit of its Trainer gives it energy for its psychokinetic power. It spins and dances when happy.
Y It has a psychic power that enables it to distort the space around it and see into the future.
Omega Ruby It is said that a Kirlia that is exposed to the positive emotions of its Trainer grows beautiful. This Pokémon controls psychokinetic powers with its highly developed brain.
Alpha Sapphire Kirlia uses the horns on its head to amplify its psychokinetic power. When the Pokémon uses its power, the air around it becomes distorted, creating mirages of nonexistent scenery.

Evolution chart

(Level 20) (Level 30) (use Dawn Stone
on Male)

Name origin

kirlian
a type of photography concerned with psychic aura

Moves learned by Kirlia

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
1Double TeamNormal
1GrowlNormal 100
1TeleportPsychic
4ConfusionPsychic 50 100
6Double TeamNormal
9TeleportPsychic
11Disarming VoiceFairy 40
14Lucky ChantNormal
17Magical LeafGrass 60
19Heal PulsePsychic
23Draining KissFairy 50 100
26Calm MindPsychic
30PsychicPsychic 90 100
33ImprisonPsychic
37Future SightPsychic 120 100
40CharmFairy 100
44HypnosisPsychic 60
47Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
51Stored PowerPsychic 20 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychic
Confuse RayGhost 100
Destiny BondGhost
DisableNormal 100
EncoreNormal 100
GrudgeGhost
Mean LookNormal
MementoDark 100
Misty TerrainFairy
Shadow SneakGhost 40 100
Skill SwapPsychic
SynchronoisePsychic 120 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3PsyshockPsychic 80 100
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
61Will-O-WispFire 85
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
77Psych UpNormal
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Kirlia 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
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
1Double TeamNormal
1GrowlNormal 100
1TeleportPsychic
4ConfusionPsychic 50 100
6Double TeamNormal
9TeleportPsychic
11Disarming VoiceFairy 40
14Lucky ChantNormal
17Magical LeafGrass 60
19Heal PulsePsychic
23Draining KissFairy 50 100
26Calm MindPsychic
30PsychicPsychic 90 100
33ImprisonPsychic
37Future SightPsychic 120 100
40CharmFairy 100
44HypnosisPsychic 60
47Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
51Stored PowerPsychic 20 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychic
Confuse RayGhost 100
Destiny BondGhost
DisableNormal 100
EncoreNormal 100
GrudgeGhost
Mean LookNormal
MementoDark 100
Misty TerrainFairy
Shadow SneakGhost 40 100
Skill SwapPsychic
SynchronoisePsychic 120 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3PsyshockPsychic 80 100
4Calm MindPsychic
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
61Will-O-WispFire 85
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
77Psych UpNormal
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Kirlia 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
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Kirlia sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Kirlia  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Kirlia  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Kirlia  sprite from Black & White Kirlia  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Kirlia Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Kirlia Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Kirlia Shiny sprite from Black & White Kirlia Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Kirlia

Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Ralts
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Ralts
Diamond
Pearl
Route 203, 204
Platinum Route 209, 212
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Ralts
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Ralts
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Ralts
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Ralts