Lampent

Lampent is a Ghost/Fire type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Lamp Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 608
Type Ghost Fire
Species Lamp Pokémon
Height 0.6 m (2′00″)
Weight 13.0 kg (28.7 lbs)
Abilities 1. Flash Fire
2. Flame Body
Infiltrator (hidden ability)
Local № 114 (Black/White)
191 (Black 2/White 2)
066 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
288 (Sword/Shield)
049 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Attack
Catch rate 90 (11.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 130
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 40
76 196
Defense 60
112 240
Sp. Atk 95
175 317
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 55
103 229
Total 370 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.

Evolution chart

(Level 41) (use Dusk Stone)

Lampent changes

Pokédex entries

Black This ominous Pokémon is feared. Through cities it wanders, searching for the spirits of the fallen.
White It arrives near the moment of death and steals spirit from the body.
Black 2
White 2
The spirits it absorbs fuel its baleful fire. It hangs around hospitals waiting for people to pass on.
X
Omega Ruby
The spirits it absorbs fuel its baleful fire. It hangs around hospitals waiting for people to pass on.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It arrives near the moment of death and steals spirit from the body.
Sword This Pokémon appears just before someone passes away, so it’s feared as an emissary of death.
Shield It lurks in cities, pretending to be a lamp. Once it finds someone whose death is near, it will trail quietly after them.

Moves learned by Lampent

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1EmberFireSpecial 40 100
1MinimizeNormalStatus
1SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
12Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
16HexGhostSpecial 65 100
20Will-O-WispFireStatus 85
24Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85
28Night ShadeGhostSpecial 100
32CurseGhostStatus
36Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
40InfernoFireSpecial 100 50
46ImprisonPsychicStatus
52Pain SplitNormalStatus
58OverheatFireSpecial 130 90
64MementoDarkStatus 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Acid ArmorPoisonStatus
Clear SmogPoisonSpecial 50
HazeIceStatus
Power SplitPsychicStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Burning JealousyFireSpecial 70 100
PoltergeistGhostPhysical 110 90
Skitter SmackBugPhysical 70 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
11Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100
13Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85
19SafeguardNormalStatus
21RestPsychicStatus
23ThiefDarkPhysical 60 100
24SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
25ProtectNormalStatus
31AttractNormalStatus 100
34Sunny DayFireStatus
38Will-O-WispFireStatus 85
39FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
44ImprisonPsychicStatus
57PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
70Trick RoomPsychicStatus
76RoundNormalSpecial 60 100
77HexGhostSpecial 65 100
92Mystical FireFireSpecial 75 100

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1EmberFireSpecial 40 100
1MinimizeNormalStatus
1SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
3MinimizeNormalStatus
5SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
7Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85
10Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
13Night ShadeGhostSpecial 100
16Will-O-WispFireStatus 85
20Flame BurstFireSpecial 70 100
24ImprisonPsychicStatus
28HexGhostSpecial 65 100
33MementoDarkStatus 100
38InfernoFireSpecial 100 50
45CurseGhostStatus
53Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
61Pain SplitNormalStatus
69OverheatFireSpecial 130 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AcidPoisonSpecial 40 100
Acid ArmorPoisonStatus
CaptivateNormalStatus 100
Clear SmogPoisonSpecial 50
EndureNormalStatus
HazeIceStatus
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
Power SplitPsychicStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychicStatus
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
Pain SplitNormalStatus
Shock WaveElectricSpecial 60
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
TelekinesisPsychicStatus
TrickPsychicStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Lampent 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
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Lampent sprites

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

Where to find Lampent

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Evolve Litwick
X
Y
Evolve Litwick
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Litwick
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Lake of Outrage, Giant's Bed, Old Cemetery

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Lampent
Japanese ランプラー (Lampler)
German Laternecto
French Mélancolux

Name origin

lamp
device producing light, usually via a flame
lambent
softly flickering flame