Kyurem

Kyurem is a Dragon/Ice type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Boundary Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 646
Type Dragon Ice
Species Boundary Pokémon
Height 3.0 m (9′10″)
Weight 325.0 kg (716.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pressure
Local № 152 (Black/White)
297 (Black 2/White 2)

Training

EV yield 1 HP, 1 Attack, 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 297
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 125
360 454
Attack 130
238 394
Defense 90
166 306
Sp. Atk 130
238 394
Sp. Def 90
166 306
Speed 95
175 317
Total 660 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 Kyurem.

Pokédex data

National № 646
Type Dragon Ice
Species Boundary Pokémon
Height 3.3 m (10′10″)
Weight 325.0 kg (716.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Teravolt
Local № 152 (Black/White)
297 (Black 2/White 2)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 315
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 125
360 454
Attack 170
310 482
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 120
220 372
Sp. Def 90
166 306
Speed 95
175 317
Total 700 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 Kyurem.

Pokédex data

National № 646
Type Dragon Ice
Species Boundary Pokémon
Height 3.6 m (11′10″)
Weight 325.0 kg (716.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Turboblaze
Local № 152 (Black/White)
297 (Black 2/White 2)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 0 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 315
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 125
360 454
Attack 120
220 372
Defense 90
166 306
Sp. Atk 170
310 482
Sp. Def 100
184 328
Speed 95
175 317
Total 700 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 Kyurem.

Evolution chart

Kyurem changes

Pokédex entries

Kyurem

Black It generates a powerful, freezing energy inside itself, but its body became frozen when the energy leaked out.
White It can produce ultracold air. Its body is frozen.
Black 2
White 2
This legendary ice Pokémon waits for a hero to fill in the missing parts of its body with truth or ideals.
X
Omega Ruby
This legendary ice Pokémon waits for a hero to fill in the missing parts of its body with truth or ideals.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It generates a powerful, freezing energy inside itself, but its body became frozen when the energy leaked out.
Sword Dwelling within it is a power even greater than that of Reshiram or Zekrom, but the extreme cold keeps that power bound.
Shield It appears that this Pokémon uses its powers over ice to freeze its own body in order to stabilize its cellular structure.

Black Kyurem

Sword It’s said that this Pokémon battles in order to protect the ideal world that will exist in the future for people and Pokémon.
Shield The sameness of Zekrom’s and Kyurem’s genes allowed Kyurem to absorb Zekrom. Kyurem can now use the power of both electricity and ice.

White Kyurem

Sword The sameness of Reshiram’s and Kyurem’s genes allowed Kyurem to absorb Reshiram. Kyurem can now use the power of both fire and ice.
Shield It has foreseen that a world of truth will arrive for people and Pokémon. It strives to protect that future.

Moves learned by Kyurem

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
1Dragon BreathDragonSpecial 60 100
1Freeze-DryIceSpecial 70 100
1Noble RoarNormalStatus 100
8SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
16EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
24Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
32Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
40Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
48Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
56BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
64ImprisonPsychicStatus
72OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
80GlaciateIceSpecial 65 95
88Sheer ColdIceSpecial 30
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
1Dragon BreathDragonSpecial 60 100
1Freeze-DryIceSpecial 70 100
1Noble RoarNormalStatus 100
8SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
16EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
24Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
32Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
40Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
48Fusion BoltElectricPhysical 100 100
56BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
64ImprisonPsychicStatus
72OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
80Freeze ShockIcePhysical 140 90
88Sheer ColdIceSpecial 30
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
1Dragon BreathDragonSpecial 60 100
1Freeze-DryIceSpecial 70 100
1Noble RoarNormalStatus 100
8SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
16EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
24Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
32Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
40Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
48Fusion FlareFireSpecial 100 100
56BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
64ImprisonPsychicStatus
72OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
80Ice BurnIceSpecial 140 90
88Sheer ColdIceSpecial 30

Egg moves

Kyurem does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual WingbeatFlyingPhysical 40 90
Scale ShotDragonPhysical 25 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Dragon RageDragonSpecial 100
1Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
8ImprisonPsychicStatus
15Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
22Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
29Dragon BreathDragonSpecial 60 100
36SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
43Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
50GlaciateIceSpecial 65 95
57Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
64Noble RoarNormalStatus 100
71EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
78BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
85OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
92Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Dragon RageDragonSpecial 100
1Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
8ImprisonPsychicStatus
15Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
22Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
29Dragon BreathDragonSpecial 60 100
36SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
43Fusion BoltElectricPhysical 100 100
50Freeze ShockIcePhysical 140 90
57Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
64Noble RoarNormalStatus 100
71EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
78BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
85OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
92Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Dragon RageDragonSpecial 100
1Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
8ImprisonPsychicStatus
15Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
22Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
29Dragon BreathDragonSpecial 60 100
36SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
43Fusion FlareFireSpecial 100 100
50Ice BurnIceSpecial 140 90
57Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
64Noble RoarNormalStatus 100
71EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
78BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
85OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
92Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Draco MeteorDragonSpecial 130 90
Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron HeadSteelPhysical 80 100
Laser FocusNormalStatus
OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Kyurem 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
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Kyurem sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Kyurem  sprite from Black & White Kyurem  sprite from X & Y Kyurem  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Kyurem Shiny sprite from Black & White Kyurem Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Kyurem

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Giant Chasm
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ultra Space Wilds
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Kyurem
Japanese キュレム (Kyurem)
German Kyurem
French Kyurem

Name origin

kyuurei
Japanese for ‘rapid cooling’